RECORDING: Yarí Pérez Marín, ‘Illustrating medical treatment in colonial Latin America’. Online talk for the Research Seminar Series organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre For Spanish and Latin American Art

This talk was delivered as part of a series of 12 research seminars, many of which will also be recorded and available on the ARTES site. The weekly sessions usually take place on Wednesdays, 6.00-7.00pm, except the fourth session scheduled for Tuesday, 2 February. The talks last ca. 40 minutes and are followed by Q&A.Continue reading “RECORDING: Yarí Pérez Marín, ‘Illustrating medical treatment in colonial Latin America’. Online talk for the Research Seminar Series organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre For Spanish and Latin American Art”

CALL FOR PAPERS: Art and Activism in Latin America session at the 2020 Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC) online conference, 15 – 17 October 2020, deadline for proposals is August 1, 2020

The theme of this session is art and activism in Latin America. Art and activism are two distinct academic disciplines, but ones which can dialogue and merge into action, which ranges from cultural production to a mutual understanding of contemporary political and social changes. We will therefore look at Latin America contemporary artists whose workContinue reading “CALL FOR PAPERS: Art and Activism in Latin America session at the 2020 Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC) online conference, 15 – 17 October 2020, deadline for proposals is August 1, 2020”

Job: Professor and Director of the Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, School of Modern Languages and Cultures Durham University, UK, deadline 17th January 2020

Responsible to: Head of Department Grade: Grade 10 Salary Range: Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (starting at £64,606 and going considerably higher based on experience) Working arrangements: The role is full time, but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares. Open date: 30 September 2019 Closing date:Continue reading “Job: Professor and Director of the Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, School of Modern Languages and Cultures Durham University, UK, deadline 17th January 2020”

Workshop: Science and Nature in Latin America (18th–20th century), University College London, 17 September, 15:00–17:00

In the context of Latin America, traditional History of Science discourses have tended to focus on European actors and their agency. This interdisciplinary workshop will elucidate new and emerging perspectives on the history and theories of science, nature, and the enviornment in the region. By doing so, the workshop hopes to further develop the criticalContinue reading “Workshop: Science and Nature in Latin America (18th–20th century), University College London, 17 September, 15:00–17:00”

Thoma Foundation Grants in Spanish Colonial Art, deadline 25 October 2019

MARILYNN THOMA FELLOWSHIP IN SPANISH COLONIAL ART The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation offers Pre-doctoral and Post-doctoral fellowships annually in support of projects and research initiatives that will advance the field of Spanish colonial art. The Marilynn Thoma Fellowship is the only unrestricted research funding in the United States devoted exclusively to the fieldContinue reading “Thoma Foundation Grants in Spanish Colonial Art, deadline 25 October 2019”

Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship, Society of Architectural Historians, deadline September 30, 2019

PurposeThis award provides support for travel related to research on Spanish, Portuguese, or Ibero-American architecture.  The AwardsThe awards consist of a $2,000 fellowship for an advanced graduate student and a $6,000 fellowship for a senior or emerging scholar. The awardees will be notified in December and will be recognized at the SAH 73rd Annual International ConferenceContinue reading “Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship, Society of Architectural Historians, deadline September 30, 2019”

Featured Ehixibition: ‘Urban Impulses. Latin American Photography from 1959 to 2017’, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, until 6 October 2019

Exhibition of more than 200 photographs by twentieth-century Latin American artists, selected from the extensive holdings of the London and Morocco-based collectors Leticia and Stanislas Poniatowski. The exhibition was first shown at the Rencontres d’Arles festival 2017. Among the photographs are monochrome works by the contemporary Mexican photographer Carlos Somonte, who is a lifelong friendContinue reading “Featured Ehixibition: ‘Urban Impulses. Latin American Photography from 1959 to 2017’, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, until 6 October 2019”

Featured Exhibition: ‘Weavers of the Clouds. Textiles from Peru’, The Fashion and Textile Museum, London, until 8 Sep 2019

Weavers of the Clouds. Textiles from Peru, The Fashion and Textile Museum, 21 June – 8 Sep 2019, brings the captivating art and textiles of Peru to the UK, showcasing some of the world’s oldest and most colourful designs. The exhibition features rarely seen objects from private collections and national museums, including full costumes, tapestries, paintings, photographs,Continue reading “Featured Exhibition: ‘Weavers of the Clouds. Textiles from Peru’, The Fashion and Textile Museum, London, until 8 Sep 2019”

Reminder: ARTES AGM and Group Visit, V&A, London, Thursday 13 June 2019

ARTES’s AGM will take place at the V&A at 12:30 on 13 June 2019. It will be followed by a group visit to look at objects from the Iberian world in the 16th Century. Meet at the V&A, Exhibition Road Reception, at 11:50. Sandwich lunch (GBP 5) and AGM from 12–2, followed by a groupContinue reading “Reminder: ARTES AGM and Group Visit, V&A, London, Thursday 13 June 2019”

Maius Workshop Meeting: Emily Floyd, ‘The Word as Object in Colonial South America’, QMUL, 3 June 2018, 4:30pm–5:30pm

The Maius Workshop’s next event will take place at 4:30–5:30 pm on 3 June 2019 at QMUL (Arts Two, room 2.18). We are delighted to welcome Emily Floyd, Lecturer in Visual Culture and Art before 1700 at UCL, for a conversation on her forthcoming article, ‘The Word as Object in Colonial South America’. A draft ofContinue reading “Maius Workshop Meeting: Emily Floyd, ‘The Word as Object in Colonial South America’, QMUL, 3 June 2018, 4:30pm–5:30pm”