BIACI Conference Program

The education component of BIACI includes a conference program that aims to increase interest and knowledge about contemporary art.

“After the Second World War”

Art critic, writer, curator and historian, Joseph Jacobs, will deliver his lecture “After the Second World War” on Thursday, March 6th at 5:00 p.m in the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano (Centro – Calle de la Chichería behind the Teatro Adolfo Mejía). “After the Second World War” explores the roots of contemporary art as they were formed in the 1950s and 60s.

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International Women’s Day

“Violencia de Género – Miradas desde el arte”

In honor of International Women’s Day, on Friday March 7th at 5:00 p.m. there will be a panel discussion on Gender and Violence at the Centro de Cooperación Española.

Moderated by Artistic Director, Berta Sichel, the panel includes Biennial artists Beth Moysés (Brazil), Libia Posada (Colombia), and Ruby Rumié (Colombia) and will investigate the issue of violence towards women and the ways that contemporary artists engage with this subject in their work.

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BIACI Lectures and Conversations

One of the objectives of the First International Biennial of Contemporary Art is to provide several educational tools that help create a better understanding of Contemporary Art.

To accomplish this goal BIACI has implemented a training program that includes workshops and lectures.

As part of this educational component a series of conversations with invited artists; the Biennial Artistic Director, Berta Sichel; the Biennial Director, Natalia Bonilla; the curators, Gabriela Rangel, Stephanie Rosenthal and Miguel González, among others, took place during the opening week of the Biennial.

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