United States of Latin America
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Edited by Jens Hoffmann
and Pablo León de la Barra.
Contributions by Stefan Benchoam, Fernanda Brenner, Eduardo Carrera, Jens Hoffmann
, Pablo León de la Barra, Camila Marambio, Heidi Rabben, Marina Reyes Franco.
Graphic design: Jon Sueda / Stripe SF.
published in July 2016
15,24 x 20,23 cm (softcover, dust jacket)
148 pages (color ill.)
Bringing together their shared and ongoing engagement with artistic practices from Latin America
, Jens Hoffmann
and Pablo León de la Barra have assembled one of the most significant contemporary survey's of recent art from the region.
Hoffmann and de la Barra's project draws attention not only to the geographic territories of Latin America itself, but also to its relation within the wider scope of the Americas, and its position in a global artistic context. This book offers a framework for critical insight into artworks dealing with crucial social, industrial, or ecological concerns, and also for interrogating the very categories and terminologies used to construct the notion of Latin America.
This catalogue includes a conversation between Stefan Benchoam, Fernanda Brenner, Eduardo Carrera, Camila Marambio, and Marina Reyes Franco (moderated by Heidi Rabben), a glossary, a reflective essay by Hoffmann “after the fact,” and images from the exhibition.
Avec Pablo Accinelli, Edgardo Aragón
, Juan Araujo, Felipe Arturo, Nicolás Bacal, Milena Bonilla, Paloma Bosquê, Pia Camil, Bevenuto Chavajay, Marcelo Cidade, Donna Conlon & Jonathan Harker, Nicolás Consuegra, Minerva Cuevas, Elena Damiani, Mariana Castillo Deball
, Ximena Garrido-Lecca, Federico Herrero, Voluspa Jarpa, Runo Lagomarsino, Adriana Lara, Engel Leonardo, Valentina Liernur, Mateo López, Renata Lucas, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané
, Nicolás Paris, Amalia Pica, Pablo Rasgado, Pedro Reyes, Adrián Villar Rojas, Gabriel Sierra
, Clarissa Tossin, Carla Zaccagnini
Published following the eponymous exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, from September 18, 2015, to January 3, 2016.