7th Havana Biennial -  Home November 2000 - January 2001Home
Round Table:
Biennials, Institutions, North-South-Relations
Sunday, November 19th, 2000
Location: Hotel Parque Central

In collaboration with the Goethe-Institute.
Direction: Bernd M. Scherer,
Director of the Goethe-Institute in Mexico City
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9:30 am - 2:00 pm Concepts of International Exhibitions
Bernd M. Scherer Welcome
Nelson Herrera Ysla The Havana Biennial
Harald Szeemann The Biennials of Venice and Kwangju
Ute Meta Bauer Documenta XI
Cuauhtémoc Medina Another Historical Attempt of a Theory of the Defeat (inopportune comments about the curatorial team of the XXVth São Paulo Biennial)
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm Controversies
Jorge Villacorta Departures, Returns, Inner Exile: Pluriculturality and Multiculturalisms
Roberto Valcarcel Interculturality in the Arts of the Andean Region
Elida Salazar The Female Beauty: an Exhibition
The Speakers
Bauer, Ute-Meta
Curator and professor at the Institute for Contemporary Art at the Visual Arts Academy, Vienna. Member of the curatorial team of the Documenta XI.

Herrera Ysla, Nelson
Director of the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center in Havana.

Medina, Cuauhtémoc
Art critic and art historian. Researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Salazar, Elida
Museologist, researcher; worked 15 years at the Galeria de Arte Nacional, then Visual Arts Director of the Centro Cultural Consolidado, Caracas.

Szeemann, Harald
Curator of international exhibitions, among others: Biennials of Kwangju and Venice.

Valcarcel, Roberto
Artist and visual arts professor; designer and architect.

Villacorta, Jorge
Art critic and Director of the Municipal Gallery in Miraflores; curator of several exhibitions, among others of the Peruvian Art Retrospective "El laberinto de la choledad".
Academic and Critical Meeting  

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