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Art and Community: Creating a Space for Facilitation, Identity, and Culture at Slanguage Studio in Los Angeles

Arte y comunidad: crear un espacio para la estimulación, la identidad y la cultura; estudio del Slanguage en Los Ángeles

Mario “Dred” Lopez, Slanguage ten-year anniversary window project, part of Slang A.I.R. (Artist In Residency), Slanguage Studio, 2012. Acrylic. Photo: Courtesy Slanguage Studio
Mario “Dred” Lopez, Slanguage ten-year anniversary window project, part of Slang A.I.R. (Artist In Residency), Slanguage Studio, 2012. Acrylic. Photo: Courtesy Slanguage Studio

Karla Diaz and Mario Ybarra Jr. provide an account of Slanguage, “a studio, a de facto art school, a lab space, a community meeting place, a social sculpture” that they established in Wilmington, Los Angeles. More

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The 1968, 1970, and 1972 Coltejer Art Biennials: Six Years of Cultural Revolution in Medellín, Colombia

Bienales de Arte Coltejer 1968, 70 y 72: seis años de revolución cultural en Medellín, Colombia

Carlos Ginzburg, Piedra, 1972. Gelatin silver print, 50 x 70 cm. Courtesy the artist and Henrique Faria, New York and Buenos Aires
Carlos Ginzburg, Piedra, 1972. Gelatin silver print, 50 x 70 cm. Courtesy the artist and Henrique Faria, New York and Buenos Aires

Alexa Halaby looks back at the founding and course of the emblematic 1968, 1970, and 1972 Coltejer Art Biennials in Medellín, Colombia, events that attracted a new critical focus on contemporary practice in the region. More

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Contrabienal: Art, Politics, and Latin American Identity in 1970s New York

Contrabienal: Arte, política e identidad Latinoamericana en la Nueva York de los años setenta

Front cover of Museo Latinoamericano and Movimiento por la Independencia Cultural de Latinoamérica, Contrabienal, 1971. Collection of Luis Camnitzer, New York
Front cover of Museo Latinoamericano and Movimiento por la Independencia Cultural de Latinoamérica, Contrabienal, 1971. Collection of Luis Camnitzer, New York

Aimé Iglesias Lukin revisits Contrabienal, an artist’s book that called for a boycott of the 1971 São Paulo Biennial, and documented the influence of politics on Latin American artists in 1960s and ’70s New York. More