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  • Introduction / Grant Kester and Bill Kelley Jr.
    Part I. (Un)Civil Disobedience
    1. Lava la Bandera: The Colectivo Sociedad Civil and the Cultural Overthrow of the Fujimori-Montesinos Dictatorship / Gustavo Buntinx
    2. Interview with Caleb Duarte of EDELO Residencia / Raquel de Anda
    3. Grupo Etcétera: Project Description / Rodrigo Martí
    An Interview with Etcétera / Etcétera
    4. Artistas en Resistencia: Project Description / Kency Cornejo
    An Interview with Artistas en Resistencia / Kency Cornejo
    5. A Long Way: Argentine Artistic Activism of the Last Decades / Ana Longoni
    Part II. Urbanism
    6. Galatea/bulbo Collective: Project Description / Mariola V. Alvarez
    "Participación" (2008) and Tijueneados Anóminos (2008-2009) / Bulbo
    7. Interview with Tranvía Cero / María Fernanda Cartagena
    8. Art Collectives and the Prestes Maia Occupation in São Paulo / Gavin Adams
    9. Frente 3 de Fevereiro: Project Description / Rodrigo Martí
    10. Interview with Mauricio Brandão of BijaRi, October 9, 2011 / Mariola V. Alvarez
    Part III. Memory
    11. Skins of Memory: Art, Civic Pedagogy, and Social Reconstruction / Pilar Riaño Alcalá and Suzanne Lacy
    12. Some Frameworking Concepts for Art and Social Practices in Colombia / David Gutiérrez Castañeda
    13. Chemi Rosado-Seijo: Project Description / Marina Reyes Franco
    Part IV. Indigeneity
    14. Ala Plastica: Project Description / Fabian Cerejido
    Otros-Nosotros: An Interview with Ala Plastica / Grant Kester
    15. Interviwe with Pablo Sanaguano / Maria Fernanda Cartagena
    16. The Empowerment Process of Community Communication in Ecuador / Alberto Muenala
    Part V. Migrations
    17. Of Co-Investigations and Aesthetic Sustenance: A Conversation between Colectivo Situaciones and Electronic Disturbance Theater / B.A.N.G. Lab
    18. How Three Artists Led the Queens Museum into Corona and Beyond / Prerana Reddy
    Part VI. Insitutional Critique
    19. Lurawi, Doing: An Anarchist Experience—Ch'ixi / LXS Colectiverxs
    20. Con la Salud si se Juega: Project Description / Fabian Cerejido
    The Tournament: Nodes of a Network Made of Undisciplined Knowledge / Juan Carlos Rodríguez
    21. La Lleca Colectiva: Project Description / Elize Mazadiego
    Exodus to La Lleca: Exiting from "Art" and "Politics" in Mexico / La Lleca
    22. La Línea: Project Description / Elize Mazadiego
    The Morras Project / Interdisciplinario la Línea/La Línea Interdisciplinary Group: Abril Castro, Esmeralda Ceballos, Kara Lynch, Lorena Mancilla, and Sayak Valencia-Miriam García
    Contributor, Editor, and Translator Biographies
    Index
     
  • Gavin Adams

    Mariola Alvarez

    Gustavo Buntinx

    Fabian Cerejido

    Kency Cornejo

    Daniel Correia Ferreira Lima

    Raquel de Anda

    Ricardo Dominguez

    María Fernanda Cartegena

    Jose Figueroa

    Sofía Gallisá Muriente

    David Gutierrez Castaneda

    Suzanne Lacy

    Interdisciplinario La Linea

    Ana Longoni

    Rodrigo Marti

    Elize Mazadiego

    Alberto Muenala

    Prerana Reddy

    Marina Reyes Franco

    Pilar Riaño-Alcalá

    Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui

    Juan Carlos Rodríguez

    Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

    Federico Zukerfeld

  • "Collective Situations offers an impressive survey of the artistic, activist, and collective work being done today in Latin America, making it an invaluable contribution to the intersections between Latin American studies, visual arts, performance studies, and indigenous studies. Readers will learn an enormous amount from its capacious scope." — Diana Taylor, author of, Performance

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  • Description

    In Collective Situations scholars, artists, and art collectives present a range of socially engaged art practices that emerged in Latin America during the Pink Tide period, between 1995 and 2010. This volume's essays, interviews, and artist's statements—many of which are appearing in English for the first time—demonstrate the complex relationship between moments of political transformation and artistic production. Whether addressing human rights in Colombia, the politics of urban spaces in Brazil, the violent legacy of military dictatorships in the region, or art’s intersection with public policy, health, and the environment, the contributors outline the region’s long-standing tradition of challenging ideas about art and the social sphere through experimentation. Introducing English-language readers to some of the most dynamic and innovative contemporary art in Latin America, Collective Situations documents new possibilities for artistic practice, collaboration, and creativity in ways that have the capacity to foster vibrant forms of democratic citizenship.

    Contributors
    Gavin Adams, Mariola V. Alvarez, Gustavo Buntinx, María Fernanda Cartagena, David Gutiérrez Castañeda, Fabian Cereijido, Paloma Checa-Gismero, Kency Cornejo, Raquel de Anda, Bill Kelley Jr., Grant H. Kester, Suzanne Lacy, Ana Longoni, Rodrigo Martí, Elize Mazadiego, Annie Mendoza, Alberto Muenala, Prerana Reddy, Pilar Riaño-Alcalá, Juan Carlos Rodríguez

    About The Author(s)

    Bill Kelley Jr. is Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latino Art History at California State University, Bakersfield. 

    Grant H. Kester is Professor of Art History at the University of California, San Diego; author of The One and the Many: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context and editor of Art, Activism, and Oppositionality: Essays from Afterimage, both also published by Duke University Press; and author of Conversation Pieces: Community and Communication in Modern Art.
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