Rosario Güiraldes is curator of visual arts at the Walker Art Center. Originally from Buenos Aires, she has more than a decade of experience working as a curator at institutions across the United States, Europe, and Latin America, focusing in particular on contemporary art of the Global South. Previously, she was associate curator at the Drawing Center. Among her recent projects are monographic exhibitions of the work of Xiyadie (2023), Fernanda Laguna (2022), and Ebecho Muslimova (2021), as well as the expansive drawing survey Drawing in the Continuous Present (2022). Güiraldes holds a master’s degree from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Buenos Aires. She frequently lectures in universities and institutions, and is currently a critic in the Department of Painting and Printmaking at the Yale School of Art.
Thursday, May 11, 2023
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Feliciano Centurión’s work embraced the cultural traditions and artistic milieux of his native Paraguay and his adopted home of Argentina, where he lived from 1974 until his death in 1996. His textiles incorporated Indigenous Paraguayan embroidery techniques, and his later practice engaged with that of his contemporaries associated with the Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas in Buenos Aires, including Ana López and Marcelo Pombo.
Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Ñande Róga: The Feliciano Centurión Archival Collection at the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA), this panel will explore the traditions, social contexts, and artistic circles that inspired Centurión’s work. It will feature presentations by artist K.ari.n Schneider and curator Rosario Güiraldes and a conversation moderated by curator Aimé Iglesias Lukin. The program will conclude with a reception at ISLAA.
Schneider will discuss Centurión’s early work and reflect on her experience engaging with the Feliciano Centurión Papers in the ISLAA Library and Archives. During her presentation, Güiraldes will speak about the context of the Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas in the 1990s and queer artist communities in Buenos Aires.
This event is open to the public and will take place in person at ISLAA, located at 50 East 78th Street in New York. Capacity is limited, and attendees are required to register online in advance. If you have signed up but are no longer able to attend, please email [email protected] so that others may register.
This panel is presented on the occasion of Ñande Róga: The Feliciano Centurión Archival Collection, curated by Eduardo Andres Alfonso, Angelica Arbelaez, María Carri, Rachel Eboh, Laura Hakel, Kyle Herrington, and Guy Weltchek, at ISLAA. This exhibition originally opened in December 2021 at the Hessel Museum of Art in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, and was the culminating project of a graduate seminar led by K.ari.n Schneider at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, as part of the ISLAA Research Seminar Initiative.
K.ari.n Schneider is a Brazil-born and New York-based artist, teacher, and filmmaker. Her practice engages with programming, display mechanisms, and the creation of systems. In 1997, Schneider co-founded Union Gaucha Productions (UGP), an artist-run, experimental film company designed to carry out interdisciplinary collaborations with practitioners from different fields. From 2005 to 2008, she was a founding member of Orchard, a cooperatively organized exhibition and social gathering space in New York’s Lower East Side. From 2010 to 2014, Schneider co-founded Cage, a venue that facilitated practices and frameworks of negation via the constant rearrangement of social interactions. In 2019 she co-founded Ortvi, a streaming platform for time-based art that creates a collective economy that redirects profits to participating artists and programmers. Schneider is a faculty member at the Yale School of Art.
Aimé Iglesias Lukin is the director and chief curator of visual arts at Americas Society in New York. Born in Buenos Aires, she received her PhD in art history from Rutgers University with a dissertation titled “This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York 1965–1975,” which she presented as a two-part exhibition and a book at Americas Society in 2021 and 2022. She completed her MA at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University and her undergraduate studies in art history at the Universidad de Buenos Aires.
Iglesias Lukin received the ICAA Peter C. Marzio Award from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and grants from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Terra Foundation for American Art, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. She has curated exhibitions independently in museums and cultural centers and previously worked in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA), New York; and Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires.