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In conjunction with Judith Bernstein: Cabinet of Horrors, The Drawing Center is hosting three evenings of conversations by artist-curator pairings on December 12, 2017; January 16th and January 17th, 2018. The program is realized thanks to the generous support of Valeria Napoleone XX and is produced by Rosario Güiraldes, Assistant Curator.
Roxana Fabius, Curator and Executive Director at A.I.R. Gallery, joins María Evelia Marmolejo in an exchange centered on Marmolejo's career—from her work in the early 1980s in Colombia when she was challenging and disrupting the systematized governmental violence against female bodies, to her approach to the birth of her son as a performance in Madrid in 1985, and through to her recent work that responds to current political conditions.
Maria Evelia Marmolejo is a performance artist based in New York. Her work focuses on the sociopolitical and ecological issues surrounding the Latin American and international female body. She has participated in exhibitions at VIII Salon Atenas, Bogota, Colombia; Museum Modern Art of Cartagena, Colombia; San Diego Gallery, Bogota, Colombia; III Trienal of Bogota, Colombia; Contemporary Art Museum of Guayaquil, Ecuador; re.act.feminism #2, Berlin, Germany; Mandragaroas Art Space, New York; Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Fundatio, Bogota, Colombia; Julian Navarro Projects, New York; 19th Trienal of Art Paiz, Guatemala; Prometeo Gallery di Ida Pasini, Milan, Italy; “Liquid Sensibilities, CIFO’s Grandts & Commision Program Award,” Miami; Y Gallery, New York; Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
Roxana Fabius Rozenbaum is a Uruguayan curator and art historian. She currently lives and works in New York City and serves as Executive Director at A.I.R. Gallery and on the faculty of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Her research is focused on the intersection of aesthetics, art, design, technology, rationalism, and feminist theory. She holds a MA from CCS Bard and a MA from the Multidisciplinary Program in the Arts from Tel Aviv University. She has organized programs and exhibitions in venues around the world, among them: Zona Maco, Mexico; Park Avenue Armory, New York; Caixa Forum Barcelona; Art Port, Tel Aviv; Museo Zorrilla and Centro Cultural de España, Montevideo; and Judd Foundation, New York.