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Afro-Cuban Artists: A Renaissance
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AFRO-CUBAN ARTISTS: A RENAISSANCE is an international interdisciplinary conference being held APRIL 27-30, 2016 in Columbia, Missouri and hosted by the University of Missouri’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. This four day event will be of interest to scholars, and students, as well as creative artists who explore topics related to the aesthetics, socio-cultural and political antecedents, context and impact of Afro-Cuban artists who came of age after 1959.

4/27/2016 to 4/30/2016
When: April 27-30, 2016
Where: University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri 
United States

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AFRO-CUBAN ARTISTS: A RENAISSANCE is an international interdisciplinary conference being held APRIL 27-30, 2016 in Columbia, Missouri and hosted by the University of Missouri’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.  This four day event will be of interest to scholars, and students, as well as creative artists who explore topics related to the aesthetics, socio-cultural and political antecedents, context and impact of Afro-Cuban artists who came of age after 1959.

 

Three leading contemporary Afro-Cuban artists, Manuel Mendive (1944), Eduardo “Choco” Roca Salazar (1949), and Santiago Rodríguez Olazábal (1955) will be present and hold exhibitions in Columbia during the conference. In addition, Mendive will present a performance with painted bodies. Documentaries by Juanamaría Cordones-Cook, examining the life and work of these artists, will also be screened. 

 

The conference fee for the full conference, which includes presentation of papers, admittance to the exhibitions, performances, and film screenings is $125.00.  Student fee is $70.00.  Meals are at an additional cost.

 

Check our website after December 15 at http://muconf.missouri.edu/afrocubanart for updated conference information.  For content information, please contact Dr. Juanamaría Cordones-Cook, Project Director at cordonescookj@missouri.edu.

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