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On the MAP: Thoughts from MAP Curator Sara Raza, Paul Ramírez Jonas on His Public Art, and a Curatorial Tour of Ecuador

Sara Raza. Video still: Nisma Zaman
Sara Raza. Video still: Nisma Zaman

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share a compelling interview with curator Sara Raza; an insightful video about artist Paul Ramírez Jonas; and a variety of new posts about the cultural scene in Ecuador. More

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Notes from a Neighborhood Called Cuba

Notas desde un barrio llamado Cuba

Video still: Notas desde un barrio llamado Cuba
Video still: Ericka Olivares, Notas desde un barrio llamado Cuba, 2014

In a video inspired by Argentine art critic Marta Traba and shot in Guayaquil, Lupe Alvarez and Eliana Hidalgo explore Ecuadorian art, discussing among other things the contribution of Eduardo Kingman and the roles of caricature and photography. More

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Change is on the Cards—Tania Bruguera Speaks about the Francis Effect

The Francis Effect, June, 2014. Photo: Enid Alvarez © 2014 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
The Francis Effect, June, 2014. Photo: Enid Alvarez © 2014 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

As part of her project, The Francis Effect, MAP artist Tania Bruguera has been engaging with visitors and passersby in front of the Guggenheim Museum. In this video, she discusses how she is collecting signatures in support of her plan to ask Pope Francis to grant Vatican City citizenship to the world’s immigrants. More

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On the MAP: Alfredo Jaar Comes to Times Square, Tania Bruguera Appears at the Guggenheim, and Sheela Gowda Journeys to Brazil

Video still: Midnight Moment August 2014: A Logo for America by Alfredo Jaar, Ryan Mortiz and Sara Kinney/Times Square Alliance
Video still: Midnight Moment August 2014: A Logo for America by Alfredo Jaar, Ryan Mortiz and Sara Kinney/Times Square Alliance

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we take an inside look at intriguing international projects from artists Alfredo Jaar, Tania Bruguera, and Sheela Gowda. More