Michelle Reynolds ‘12, Tacoma Art Museum, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications presented a talk in ARTH 494 about her graduate school and professional experiences.
Gabriel Perez Setright, a Nicaraguan artist, organizer and educator currently based in Philadelphia gave a talk in LAS 387 (Art and Revolution in Latin America). A guest writer for Hora Cero and Revista Descartable, he is a member of Taller Nepantla, a trans-national anti-capitalist art collective focused on creating grassroots arts infrastructure, research and critique. His talk, titled "Key Points in Contemporary Art of Nicaragua, 1980 to the present," gave particular attention to art of the past five years and included his own work.
John Mraz gave two talks on Mexican photography and film in LAS 387 (Art and Revolution in Latin America). Marz, a Research Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Puebla, Mexico, is a film maker and a curator of photography and film. He is also the author of 16 books.