PLAS Graduate Works-in-Progress: Ingrid Brioso Rieumont and Benjamin Murphy
Ingrid Brioso Rieumont, Spanish and Portuguese; Benjamin Murphy, Art and Archaeology
December 13, 2018 · 12:00 pm—1:20 pm · 216 Aaron Burr
Program in Latin American Studies
“The Time of the Cadaver: Machado de Assis’s The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas”: Ingrid Brioso Rieumont (Spanish and Portuguese)
“Technology, Sociology, and the Problem of Observation: Video at the Centro de Arte y Comunicación in Buenos Aires”: Benjamin Murphy (Art and Archaeology)
This talk analyzes the emergence of video art in Argentina through an investigation of the Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAYC), a Buenos-Aires based experimental art space that served as an early promoter of this new artistic practice during the 1970s.