Tamara Diaz Bringas Talk

resident talk

Wednesday, May 10, 6:30 pm

Current apexart resident Tamara Diaz Bringas (curator and writer, Costa Rica) and New York-based artist Pablo Helguera discuss creative trends in Central America.

José Alberto Arce, S, 2004, video. From the exhibition Estrategias para un juego, curated by Tamara Díaz Bringas at TEOR/ética, San José, Costa Rica.

Tamara Díaz Bringas (b. Cuba, 1973) has been working as curator and editorial coordinator for TEOR/ética, an independent non-profit space based in San José, Costa Rica, since 1999. She holds a BA in Art History, University of Havana, Cuba (1996) and a Masters in Museology, University of Valladolid, Spain (2003). Most recently she has curated a retrospective exhibition about the artist Rolando Castellón and The mist-making machine, both at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MADC), Costa Rica, as well as What is real?, an urban intervention project, San José; and Dealing the cards: Intertexts on Costa Rican plastic arts at TEOR/ética. She also co-curated, with Virginia Pérez-Ratton, the Central American and Caribbean exhibition for the VIII International Biennial in Cuenca, Ecuador.

Pablo Helguera is a visual and performance artist currently based in New York. His work consists of elaborating new forms of presentation and discussion of art, and addresses history, fiction, and social behavior. He has presented his work at MoMA, El Museo del Barrio, The Royal College of Art in London, Havana Biennial, and Performa 05 amongst many others. His current project The School of Panamerican Unrest, a nomadic schoolhouse which he will drive by land from Anchorage, Alaska, to Ushuaia, Argentina, will offer films, discussions, and performances in 30 cities across 20 countries along the way. He is the author of two books: Endingness (2005) and The Pablo Helguera Manual of Contemporary Art Style (2006).

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