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Wed, Apr 21



Trama: the impact of publications as an artistic tool

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Trama: the impact of publications as an artistic tool
Trama: the impact of publications as an artistic tool

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Apr 21, 2021, 5:00 PM GMT+1


About the event

Join us for a conversation between artist Lizi Sanchez, writer Enrique Zattara, curator Luisa F. Lindo & professor Camilo Jaramillo, as they discuss the implications of collaborations between artists and writers; and the role of cultural magazines in the aesthetical development of Latin America Art during the 20th Century.

Speakers: Camilo Sarmiento Jaramillo (Academic, Colombia); Luisa Fernanda Lindo (Curator, Peru); Lizi Sanchez (Artist, Peru) & Enrique Zattara (Author, Argentina)

Moderator: Daniela Galan (Artist, Curator, Founder)

Luisa Fernanda Lindo

Escritora, curadora y gestora cultural. Es Licenciada en Letras por la Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina) y Magíster en Estudios Curatoriales por la Universidad de Navarra (España). Ha obtenido diversas becas y residencias, como la Beca de Posgrado de Fundación Carolina 2018-2019; Beca a la Excelencia de Programas Especiales para Artistas de AMEXCID/SRE (Ciudad de México, 2015); Beca de Residencia Artística de SEGIB y Casa de Velásquez (Madrid, 2015); Fondo Iberescena para la Creación artística en residencia (Bogotá, 2012); entre otras. Ha publicado tres libros de poesía y dos  libros infantiles. Su obra poética y narrativa forma parte de diversas antologías. Es directora y curadora de SUERO, espacio para la reflexión, creación y exhibición de arte contemporáneo.

Writer, curator and cultural manager. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and a Master's in Curatorial Studies from the University of Navarra (Spain). She has obtained various scholarships and residencies, such as the Carolina Foundation Graduate Scholarship 2018-2019; AMEXCID / SRE Scholarship for Excellence in Special Programs for Artists (Mexico City, 2015); SEGIB and Casa de Velásquez Artistic Residence Grant (Madrid, 2015); Iberescena Fund for Artistic Creation in Residence (Bogotá, 2012); among other. She has published three poetry books and two children's books. His poetic and narrative work is part of various anthologies. She is the director and curator of SUERO, a space for reflection, creation and exhibition of contemporary art.

Lizi Sanchez

Lizi Sanchez's body of work is often characterised by very detailed research about language and typography, the use and the meaning of words transforming and evolving throughout time and history. Sánchez seeks how words change depending on the context and the intention of their use. Along her trajectory, Sánchez has made extensive use of advertisement aesthetics, exploring the imbrications of meaning between the visual systems of art and consumer culture. In her work she has also explored figures of speech, scientific texts and poems to name a few examples.

Lizi Sanchez was born in Lima (Peru) and lives and works in London. She has a Masters of Fine Arts from Goldsmiths College, London. She is co-founder of Museo en Residencia. Her work has been shown in both public and private institutions. Among them at Fashion and Textile Museum (London, 2019), Galerie de l’IESA (Paris, 2018), ICPNA (Lima, 2017), the John Moores Painting Prize (Liverpool, 2016), Drawing Room (London, 2014), Whitechapel Gallery (London, 2015) and Studio Voltaire (2010). Her work is featured in the forthcoming book Remains-Tomorrow: Themes in Contemporary Latin American Abstraction, edited by Cecilia Fajardo Hill.

Camilo Sarmiento Jaramillo

Camilo Sarmiento Jaramillo is a professional in Literary Studies from the National University of Colombia, Master in History and Theory of Art and candidate for a doctorate in Art and Architecture of the same University. He also studied Philosophy and is a specialist in translation at the Rosario University. His research has focused on the criticism of modern art in Colombia and Latin America and on the relations between plastic arts and literature. Has been a professor at the Universidad del Rosario and the Universidad de Los Andes and lecturer at several universities and national and international institutions, among which stand out the Luis Ángel Arango Library (2010-2011), the University of Lüneburg (2019), the Universidad del Magdalena (2019) and the Museum of Modern Art of Medellín (2020). Since 2014 is a full-time professor at the Universidad del Rosario, where he directs the Multicultural and Multilingual Center and Specialization in Translation.

Enrique Daniel Zattara

Enrique Zattara is a writer and journalist. He has directed the newspapers Alsur (Buenos Aires) and La Prensa de la Axarquía (Málaga), he has written in more than twenty media in Argentina, Spain and the United Kingdom; in addition to directing several television and radio programs in Spain. As a writer, he has published twenty books in the most diverse genres: novels, short stories, essays, philosophy, history and poetry (among them his sixth book of poetry, Twenty epigraphs for a family album; and his novels Dos cuervos en la rama, and Ink ties). He also directed the literary magazines Arte Nova and Contrapelo (Buenos Aires), and Utopía Poética y Letras Axárquicas (Málaga). He currently directs the cultural multimedia project El Ojo de la Cultura Hispanoamericana from London, is the founder of the cultural radio podcast ZTR Radio (, co-directs the Leiendo Poesía In London cycle and coordinates the Reading Club of the Instituto Cervantes and the cycle Authors in search of a reader, aimed at making known to the British public and critics Latin American authors not sufficiently widespread in Europe. In addition, since 2017, he directs the publishing label El Ojo de la Cultura

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