Talk at Museo Amparo: Laura Anderson BarbataMay 8, 2019
On ocassion of the exhibition Portadores de sentido. Contemporary Art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros at Museo Amparo in Puebla, Mexico, there will be a talk with the artist Laura Anderson Barbata.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Auditorio Arq. Pedro Ramírez Vázuez
Free admission | Limited seating
Live stream: museoamparo.com/multimedia
Laura Anderson Barbata works in Brooklyn, New York and Mexico City. She is a member of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores del FONCA (2014–2017, 2010–2013, 1999–2005). Barbata works in the social and public spheres where she has created transdiciplinary projects in Mexico, the Amazonas in Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Norway, and the United States. Transcomunalidad [Transcommonality] is one of her most important projects: interventions and collaborations with stilt walker communities in Trinidad and Tobago, New York, and Oaxaca. The project has been presented on avenues and public schools and museums like the Museo Textil de Oaxaca and The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and on the streets of Zaachila, Oaxaca, Mexico City, and New York. Her work is found in both public and private collections, among them the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Her work Santos y profetas (1995) is shown in the exhibition Portadores de sentido.