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DLAC Activities and Events in Argentina

Blog Post: DLAC Activities and Events in Argentina As part of a HEIF-funded project on Latin American Art and Museum Policy, Claire Taylor and Ailsa Peate will be holding a week-long series of events in Argentina at the end of November. On Monday 27 November, they will undertake a visit to the Museo de las … Continue reading


Can the Subaltern Speak Online? – Report on event

On Friday 24 February staff at the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds celebrated their second Sadler Seminar in the ‘Remapping World Cinemas in a Digital Age’ series. The event was entitled ‘Can the Subaltern Speak Online? The Potential of Audio-visual Media for Advocacy and Resistance on the Internet’ … Continue reading

Latin(o) American Digital Art policy document distributed

The policy document written after Claire’s successful Latin(o) American Digital Art exhibition at FACT Liverpool in 2014  has been translated into Spanish and distributed among Latin American institutions. In October 2016, Claire was awarded Impact Acceleration funding from the University of Liverpool to carry out work on the project Latin American Art and Museum Policy, … Continue reading

Finding a Common Thread ‘Netweaving’ Event

Thursday 5 May, University of Leeds This is a one-day event where we will spend the morning showcasing the work of Chilean-American multimedia artist Guillermo Bert and his Encoded Textiles project, in dialogue with Russian art curator Alisa Prudnikova. In the afternoon,  we will follow up with a ‘netweaving’ workshop to identify ‘common threads’ linking … Continue reading

Great Panel on Latin American Digital Culture at SLAS 2016

The 2016 Society for Latin American Studies conference and its specific focus on the theme of ‘building bridges’ and ‘respositioning the field’ provided a great opportunity for a panel on Latin American digital cultures on Friday last week. Although it was one of the very last panels of the conference, it was well attended and … Continue reading

DLAC network panel at SLAS 2016

Members of the DLAC network have put together a panel which will be presenting at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Society for Latin American Studies 2016. Entitled ‘Latin American Digital Culture : Repositioning the Field’, the panel brings the perspectives of scholars and practitioners working within the realm of digital culture in a Latin American context. The … Continue reading

Book of Cities in Dialogue Exhibition

For those of you who attended the Cities in Dialogue exhibition held in in FACT in conjunction with the University of Liverpool and the Liverpool Independents Biennial in 2014,  we’re pleased to let you know that the book of the exhibition will be out shortly with Liverpool University Press. The book is a retrospective volume on … Continue reading

Claire in radio programme

Claire Taylor will be appearing tomorrow on a Resonance FM radio programme, in their  ‘Making Conversations’ series. Resonance FM is an arts radio project broadcasting to the South Bank and Bankside in London. Broadcast at 4pm, the programme focuses on the topic of ‘words: concrete poetry dialogues’, and brings together Claire along with scholar Stephen Bann, Hayle … Continue reading

Latin American Digital Art at WiSPS

Claire will be presenting the findings of her recent project on Latin(o) American Digital Art at the WiSPS 16th annual conference which will be held at the University of Warwick from 13-14 November. Claire will be speaking at a Digital Project Roundtable organized by Kirsty Hooper. The roundtable will both showcase projects and talk about processes, pitfalls, … Continue reading

Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures: Launch Event

A reminder to our readers that the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds will be holding its launch event on Wed 4, November, 2015, 3-5pm, Clothworkers North Cinema. This will be followed by a wine reception. Guest speakers include the digital artist María Mencía and the cybercultural critics David … Continue reading

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