OPEN INVITATION TO:
Jorge Fernández Torres
Director of the Havana Biennial & Wifredo Lam Center, CUBA
Tuesday, September 17, 5pm @ Kresge Theater, Carnegie Mellon
Co-presented by The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, The Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh and CMU School of Art.
Jorge A. Fernandez Torres, curator and Director of the Wifredo Lam Center of Contemporary Art and the Havana Biennial, is a former member of the Commission for Cuban Cultural Development of UNESCO, Vice Rector of the Higher Institute of Arts in Havana and served on the Advisory Council for the Arts on the National Library of Cuba. He has curated and authored catalogue essays for numerous exhibitions, including: “Art Practices and Social Imageries” for the 2012 Havana Biennial, “Polaridad Complementaria: Recent Works from Cuba” (Havana), and “El Lugar Construido” (Spain). Of great interest to artists, Latin American scholars, educators, and general audiences, Jorge will be speaking
about the experiences of the 2012 XI Havana Biennial, the work of the Wifredo Lam Center of Contemporary Art, the Cuban participation in the 2013 Venice Biennale and about contemporary Cuban art in general.