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Latinx Photography in the United States: Elizabeth Ferrer in conversation with Roberto Tejada

Thurs, Jan 28, 2021
6 pm

Online, via Zoom

To celebrate the publication of Elizabeth Ferrer’s Latinx Photography in the United States: A Visual History (University of Washington Press, 2020), Ferrer and scholar Roberto Tejada will discuss the breadth and depth of Latinx photography. The conversation will underscore some of the artists and movements that have defined this field and its vitality in the context of the United States.

This conversation is the culmination of a three-part series at the Whitney focused on new scholarship about Latinx art and culture. 

Elizabeth Ferrer is a curator and writer based in Brooklyn. She is the chief curator of contemporary art at BRIC. 

Roberto Tejada is a translator, editor, essayist, photography historian, and critic. He is currently the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor at the University of Houston.

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