10th North American Textile Conservation Conference
Material in Motion
New York, New York
November 16th - 20th, 2015
Laura Anderson Barbata, transdisciplinary artist, will participate as the keynote speaker at the 10th North American Textile Conservation Conference - Material in Motion. Laura Anderson Barbata is of Mexican origin and lives in Mexico City and New York. A member of the National System of Art Creators; Honorary Fellow, LACIS (Latin American, Caribbean, Iberian and Iberian Studies) University of Wisconsin - Madison; she is professor at the Escuela Nacional de Escultura, Pintura y Grabado La Esmeralda of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico. Her transdisciplinary work has received grants and awards from Bellas Artes and FONCA. Since 1992, she has worked primarily in the social realm, and has initiated projects in the Amazon of Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Norway, the USA, and Mexico. Her work is included in various private and public collections, among them The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico City, and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart, Germany.
DATE: Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
TIME: 6.30 - 7.30 pm (please leave time to get through security at entrance – 5:30 pm entry time)
VENUE: National Museum of the American Indian - NY
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004
The 2015 keynote address is sponsored by the Lenore G. Tawney Foundation.