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Guest Artists from Mexico

Who

Professor Alicia Arizpe and Miguel Ledezma

When

Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 pm

Where

VAC 1B20, CU-Boulder

Construction Of Multiple Identities As A Creative Strategy In Contemporary Art by Mtra. Bertha Alicia Arizpe Pita

Alicia Arizpe studied the Bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Visual Arts at the National School of Plastic Arts of the UNAM. Is now in the third year of the doctorate in “Image, Art, Culture and Society” of the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (Autonomous University of the State of Morelos). Professor Arizpe has participated in research groups on “Otherness in the gaze.  She has given lectures on image and female identity in the UNAM in Mexico and Spain in the ELISAVA School of design, the University of Barcelona and the University of Tarragona.  Presently, she is part of the Group of research Art and Context of the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, that participates in the exploration projects “Prospecting and analysis of the context in the 54 Venice Biennale” and “Post-pintura.”

 

Art And Play: From Contemplation To Participation by Professor Ledezman


Professor Miguel Ledezma has  bachelor’s and master’s degree in Visual Arts (UNAM). He is presently a research professor in the Bachelor of Visual Arts of the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo (University Autonomous of the State of Hidalgo), where is a member of the research group “Art and Context”. He has received  many awards, including the Creators With Trajectory” Award of the State Fund for Culture and Arts of Hidalgo (FOECAH) in 2012 and was winner of the contest for support to projects of contemporary art MUNO, in Zacatecas, Mexico in 2010. His work has been selected in national and international competitions, such as: the X and IX Bienal Monterrey FEMSA, in 2009 and 2012 and ”La Joven Estampa” en 2007, Cuba (the Young Stamp Award); among others.

Special thanks to the Roser’s for assisting with funding these two guest artists.

This event is part of the Visiting Artist Program

We would like to thank our students for making this program possible with funding from Art and Art History Student Activities Fees.

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