Lecture by Miguel A. López and conversation with the artist Sergio Zevallos

Sergio Zevallos, Martirios from the Suburbios series, 1983, b/w photographs, 4 parts: each 70 x 48,5 cm, Performers: Frido Martin und Sergio Zevallos, Courtesy of the artist and 80m2 Livia Benavides, Lima, Photo: Unbekannte Strassenfotografen

21.01.2016, 18:30

Lecture by Miguel A. López followed by a conversation with the artist Sergio Zevallos (free admission, in English)

Miguel A. López and Sergio Zevallos talk about the nexus of resistance, sexism and heteronormative gender roles in the context of Zevallos’ performance work.Miguel A. López is chief curator of TEOR / éTica and Lado V in San José, Costa Rica. His work investigates collaborative dynamics in the understanding of politics in Latin America as well as queer re-articulations of history from a Southern American perspective. He has curated God is Queer for the Bienal de São Paulo (2014) and A Wandering Body: Sergio Zevallos in the Grupo Chaclacayo, 1982–1994 at the Museo de Arte de Lima and the Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart (2013/2014).

Sergio Zevallos studied at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (Lima) and was co-founder of the collective Grupo Chaclacayo, which was active in Peru and later in Germany from 1982 to 1994. Zevallos has had shows at the Bienal de São Paulo (2014), the Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart (2014), and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid, 2012).

With generous support from the artEDU Foundation

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