This Short Course on Latin American Surrealism?, is a unique exploration of the artistic movement that emerged in the region in the 20th century. Each class will challenge the notion that subscribed Latin American artists to concepts like exotic, primitive, colourful and fantastic, merely following the footsteps of European Surrealists. Instead, you will learn how these groundbreaking artists actually created distinct movements that drew on local cultural, social, and political realities. This course includes 6 artist's masterclasses, where we will examine the cultural and political context in which these artists emerged, alongside their incredible lives and friendships that helped them develop their extraordinary practice. By the end of the course, you will have gained a deep understanding of the distinct nature of the work produced by these artists that distanced them quite drastically from Surrealism, allowing you to apply this knowledge to your own creative and intellectual pursuits.
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