Talk: Alma Ruiz & Carolee Thea

Date

November 16, 2007

Time

9:30 AM

Location

Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Association

SYNOPSIS

Curator of Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (LA MOCA), Alma Ruiz and freelance curator and writer, Carolee Thea gives a presentation about their institution and practices.

Thea discusses about her book, ‘Foci’, which includes interviews with 10 international curators: Dan Cameron, Hou Hanru, Yuko Hasegawa, Maria Hlavajova, Vasif Kortun, Kasper Konig, Barbara London, Rosa Martinez, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, và Harold Szeemann.

Ruiz talks about Latin American art exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, starting from Rosângela Rennó’s Cicatriz project in 1996 to her latest project ‘Poetics of the Handmade’.