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Border Dynamics

David Taylor, Border Monument No. 227, 2009. Archival inkjet print. Courtesy of James Kelly Contemporary.

David Taylor, Border Monument No. 227, 2009. Archival inkjet print. Courtesy of James Kelly Contemporary.

Thursday, February 27, 2014
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Tsai Auditorium, Harvard University, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Border Dynamics
M. Victor Leventritt Panel Discussion

David Taylor, photographer and Art Professor, School of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson; Daniel Arreola, Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, Tempe; and Alejandro Cartagena, photographer, Monterrey, Mexico. Moderator: Sergio Delgado, Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University.

(Please note: Rubèn Ortiz-Torres, artist and Professor in the Department of Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego, will no longer participate in the discussion.)

Photographer David Taylor, along with practitioners and scholars who work in visual arts, culture, and geography, will participate in a discussion about artistic and cultural exchanges, and photography in particular, across the United States–Mexico border.

Reception to follow panel discussion.

Free admission.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition David Taylor: Working the Line, on view February 26–May 18, 2014 at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. David Taylor and curator Michelle Lamunière will give a guided tour of the exhibition during the opening night celebration on Wednesday, February 26, at 5:30pm. A reception follows.

Organized by Michelle Lamunière, curator of the exhibition and former John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Assistant Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museums. Cosponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) and the Harvard Art Museums and made possible in part by generous support from the Brillembourg and Brodsky Endowment Funds at DRCLAS. Modern and contemporary art programs are made possible in part by generous support from the Emily Rauh Pulitzer and Joseph Pulitzer Jr. Fund for Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums. 

The M. Victor Leventritt Fund was established through the generosity of the wife, children, and friends of the late M. Victor Leventritt, Harvard Class of 1935. The purpose of the fund is to present outstanding scholars of the history and theory of art to the Harvard and Greater Boston communities.