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Independent Spaces Built the Scene

Han sido las plataformas independientes las que han construido la escena

Colectivo Pornomiseria (Víctor Albarracín, Kevin Mancera, Edwin Sanchez, Francisco Toquica, and Cindy Triana), Limpieza Social (Un espectáculo de rehabilitación), 2006
Colectivo Pornomiseria (Víctor Albarracín, Kevin Mancera, Edwin Sanchez, Francisco Toquica, and Cindy Triana), Limpieza Social (Un espectáculo de rehabilitación), 2006. Performance view: Festival de Performance, Cali, Colombia, 2006. Photo: Helena Producciones

Ericka Florez discovers that Cali, Colombia, has emerged from the strife of the 1980s and ’90s with renewed artistic energy, thanks in part to enterprises like independent space lugar a dudas and collective Helena Producciones. More

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On the MAP: Latin American Artists Discuss their Work, A Trailblazing Film Series Launches, and No Country Lives On

Installation views, Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative: Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 13–October 1, 2014
Installation view, Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative: Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 13–October 1, 2014

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we present a video overview of Under the Same Sun and share details on an exciting new MAP film series. More

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Museum, Musex, Mutext, Mutant: Giuseppe Campuzano’s Transvestite Machine

Museo, musexo, mutexto, mutante: la máquina travesti de Giuseppe Campuzano

Alejandro Gómez de Tuddo, The Virgin of Guacas (Portrait of Giuseppe Campuzano as the Virgin Dolorosa) (La Virgen de las Guacas [Retrato de Giuseppe Campuzano como Virgen Dolorosa]), 2007
Alejandro Gómez de Tuddo, The Virgin of Guacas (Portrait of Giuseppe Campuzano as the Virgin Dolorosa) (La Virgen de las Guacas [Retrato de Giuseppe Campuzano como Virgen Dolorosa]), 2007. Chromogenic print, 70 x 194 cm. Collection of the artist, Rome

Miguel Lopez explores the artistic and political legacy of philosopher, drag queen, and activist Giuseppe Campuzano, whose Museo Travesti de Peru (Transvestite Museum of Peru) mapped out a subversive politics of gender, memory, and representation. More

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Artist Sopheap Pich and the Making of Morning Glory

Video still: Sopheap Pich on Morning Glory as Food and Artwork, Nisma Zaman, Matt Stanton Productions © 2014 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Video still: Sopheap Pich on Morning Glory as Food and Artwork, Nisma Zaman, Matt Stanton Productions © 2014 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

In these two videos, MAP artist Sopheap Pich reflects on his practice, his childhood in Cambodia, and the process of making a 17-foot-long sculpture out of woven rattan. More