Thursday, November 01, 2007

Camara Culture Out of Mexico

Mexican Cultural Institute | 2829 16th Street N.W. | Washington , D.C.
Saturday, November 3, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Free admission - Limited space available
Business casual

“Camera Culture Out of Mexico” is one-day symposium to present the public with an overview of trends and movements within Mexican photography, and by Mexican and Mexican American photographers since the Mexican Revolution until today. Part of the “Mexico at the Smithsonian” program series, this symposium is being presented in conjunction with several photography exhibitions including the Casasola Archives, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Mariana Yampolsky, Graciela Iturbide and others.

This event is free. Registration is limited to 75 attendees. To register for this event, please call (202) 633-0925, or e-mail with the subject heading “Camera Culture Registration.”


Session I: “Modernist Mexican Photography and the Legacy of Women
Panelists: • Elizabeth Ferrer • Yolanda Andrade • Laura González
Moderator: • Shannon Perich

Session II: “Trends and Movements in the mid-20th Century: Photojournalism;
Foto-escultura and Popular Culture; the Vanguard”
Panelists: • John Mraz • Pamela Scheinman • José Antonio Rodríguez
Moderator: • Mauricio Maillé

Session III “Contemporary Trends in Mexican and Mexican American
Panelists: • Rubén Ortiz Torres • Pablo Ortiz Monasterio • George Rodriguez
Moderator: • Elizabeth Ferrer

Mexican Cultural Institute | 2829 16th Street N.W. | Washington , D.C. (202) 633-0925

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