Conference Program

All events will be held in
The Segal Theatre of the CUNY Graduate Center

365 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10016

Opening Remarks
Claire Bishop, Executive Officer, PhD Program in Art History
Liz Donato, Mya Dosch, Luisa Valle, Conference co-organizers

Panel #1: Insurgent Bodies, Subaltern Spaces

Prison Notebooks and the City of Palaces, Mexico 1960-71
George Flaherty

Epic Narratives, Gendered Experiences: Mobilizing Personal Lives in a Collectivist Project
Sujatha Fernandes

Cartoneros and the Spaces of Buenos Aires
Agnese Codebò

Discussant: Joaquín Barriendos

Lunch Break

Panel #2: Urban Interventions, Ephemeral Poetics

A Sign of the Times: Cuevas’s Ephemeral Mural and the Zona Rosa as Site of Artistic Intervention
Arden Decker

Drawings on the city map: The later urban interventions of 3Nós3
Erin Aldana

Embodying Hispañola: Urban Performance On and Around the Dominican-Haitian Borderland
Abigail Lapin

Open Sky Museums in City Streets: Urban Murals and Graffiti in Santiago, Chile
Guisela Latorre

Discussant: Anna Indych-López

3:15 – 3:30
Coffee Break

3:30 – 5:00
Panel #3: Strategic Occupations, Resignified Spaces

Freeway Takeovers: Vícam, East Los, and Resistance to Assimilation through Urban Disruption
Troy Kokinis and Jael Vizcarra

Expropiating the machinery of femininity: Poetic-political practices of resistance of Brukman female workers
Nicolás Cuello

The Sleek Torre and the Makeshift Rancho: Rhizomatic Collisions in Caracas’ Torre David
Clara Irazábal

Discussant: Marta Gutman

5:00 – 5:45
Closing Keynote
Urban Corpographies: Body and City Co-implications
Paola Berenstein Jacques and Fabiana Dultra Britto

Intervention by the Brazilian artist collective Opavivará
On the façade of the Graduate Center and in the James Gallery

A livestream of conference events will also be available on The Center for the Humanities website 

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