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Bibliography: Afuerando: body, site and dissensuality in contemporary multimedia and performance art in Latin America

Artists (suggestions)

  • Active in/from Mexico: Gabriel Orozco, Teresa Margolles, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Héctor Zamora, Francis Alys, Helen Escobedo, Silvia Gruner, Monica Castillo
  • Active in/from Colombia: Doris Salcedo, Oscar Muñoz, María Fernanda Cardoso, José Alejandro Restrepo
  • Active in/from Cuba: Ana Mendieta, Eduardo Ponjuán, Tania Bruguera, Abel Barroso, Carlos Garaicoa, Lázaro Saavedra, Los Carpinteros
  • Active in/from Argentina: Guillermo Kuitca, Liliana Porter, León Ferrari
  • Active in/from Chile: Eugenio Dittborn, Diamela Eltit, Carlos Leppe, Alfredo Jaar
  • Active in/from Brazil: Helio Oiticica, Cildo Meireles, Tunga

Reading (General)

I.

  • Jacqueline Barnitz, Twentieth Century Art of Latin America (2001)
  • Dawn Ades (ed), Art in Latin America: the Modern Era, 1820-1980 (1989) (recent acquisition CLAS Library)
  • Edward. J. Sullivan (ed.), Latin American Art in the Twentieth Century (1996)
  • Marta Traba, Art of Latin America, 1900-1980 (1994)
  • Oriana Baddeley and Valerie Fraser, Drawing the Line: Art and Cultural Identity in Contemporary Latin American Art (1989)
  • Gerardo Mosquera (ed.), Beyond the Fantastic: Contemporary Art Criticism from Latin America (1995)
  • Miriam Basilio et al, Latin American and Caribbean Art: MoMa at El Museo (2004) (recent acquisition CLAS Library)

II.

  • David Craven, Art and Revolution in Latin America, 1910-1990 (2002)
  • Luis Camnitzer, Conceptualism in Latin American Art: Dialectics of Liberation (2007)
  • D. Cullen (ed.), Arte [no es] vida: actions by artists of the Americas , 1960-2000 (2008)
  • D. Cullen (ed.), Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis (2009)
  • Hans-Michael Herzog et al, The Hours: Visual Arts of Contemporary Latin America (2005)
  • Guy Brett (ed.), Transcontinental: An Investigation of Reality- Nine Latin American Artists (1990)
  • E. Armstrong, M. García, V.Zamudio-Taylor (eds), Ultra Baroque: Aspects of Post Latin American Art (2000)
  • Rosa Olivares (ed.), 100 artistas latinoamericanos (2006)

III.

  • Nicolas Bourriaud, Relational Aesthetics (2002)
  • Jonathan Harris (ed.), Identity Theft; The Cultural Colonization of Contemporary Art (2008)
  • Jonathan Harris (ed.), Globalization and Contemporary Art (2010)
  • Joan Gibbons, Contemporary Art and Memory: Images of Recollection and Remembrance (2007)
  • Jill Bennett, Empathic Vision: Affect, Trauma and Contemporary Art (2005)
  • Roselee Goldberg, Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present (2001)
  • Anthony Howell, The Analysis of Performance Art: A Guide to its Theory and Practice (2006)
  • Nick Kaye (ed.), Site-specific Art: Performance, Place and Documentation (2000)
  • Michael Sheringham, Everyday Life: Theories and Practices from Surrealism to the Present (2009)
  • Nigel Thrift, Non-Representational Theory: Space, Politics, Affect (2008)

Argentina

  • Arte argentino contemporáneo: Colección permanente del Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (1994)
  • Ma. Carmen Ramirez, Cantos paralelos: la parodia plástica en el arte argentine contemporáneo (1999)
  • Oscar Terán et al, Entre el silencio y la violencia: arte contemporáneo argentino (2004)
  • J. Marroquí and D. Arlandis (eds), Sobre una realidad ineludible: arte y compromiso en Argentina (2004)
  • A. Schneider, Appropriations as Practice: Art and Identity in Argentina (2006)
  • Andrea Giunta, Avant-garde, Internationalism and Politics: Argentine Art in the Sixties (2007)
  • Cristina Civale (ed.), Industria argentina: arte contemporáneo en construcción (2007)

Colombia

  • Diego Garzón (ed.), Otras voces, otro arte: diez conversaciones con artistas colombianos (2005)
  • Juan Gustavo Cobo Borda, Mirada complice: 8 artistas colombianos (1994)
  • Alvaro Robayo Alonso, Crítica a los valores hegemónicos en el arte colombiano (2001)
  • C. Brown and P.Oldfield (eds.), Once more, with feeling: Recent Photography from Colombia (2008) (recent acquisition CLAS Library)

Chile

  • Diamela Eltit, Emergencias: escritos sobre literatura, arte y política (2000)
  • Gaspar Galaz and Milan Ivelic, Chile, arte actual (2009)
  • Federico Galende, Conversaciones sobre arte en Chile (2007)
  • Adriana Valdés, Memorias visuales: arte contemporáneo en Chile (2006)
  • J. de Nordenflycht et al, Gabinete de lectura: artes visuals chilenas contemporáneas, 1971-2005 (2005)
  • Gerardo Mosquera (ed.), Copiar el edén: arte reciente en Chile (2006)
  • Rod Palmer, Street Art Chile (2008)

Cuba

  • A.G. Mena Chicuri (ed), Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Fraber collection (2007)
  • Adelaida de Juan, Del silencio al grito: mujeres en las artes (2002)
  • M. Espinosa and K. Power (eds.), El nuevo arte cubano: antología de textos críticos (2006)
  • José Veijas et al, Memoria: Cuban Art of the Twentieth Century (2002)
  • Gerardo Mosquera et al, Cuba: Art and History from 1868 to Today (2008)
  • Holly Block (ed.), Art Cuba: the New Generation (2001)
  • Luis Camnitzer, New Art from Cuba (1994)

Mexico

  • C. Good and J.V. Waldron (eds), The Effects of the Nation: Mexican Art in an Age of Globalization (2001)
  • Erica Segre, Intersected Identities: Strategies of Visualization in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Mexican Culture (2007)
  • Rubén Gallo, New Tendencies in Mexican Art: the 1990s (2004)
  • Esther Acevedo and others (eds.), Hacia otra historia del arte en México
  • Olivier Debroise (ed), La era de las discrepancias: arte y cultura visual, 1968-1997 (2006)
  • J. Rodrigues Wildholm et al, Escultura social: a new generation of art from Mexico City (2007)
  • Karen Cordero et al, El cuerpo aludido: anatomías y construcciones, México siglos XVI- XX (1998)
  • Cuahtémoc Medina et al, Eco: Arte contemporáneo mexicano (2005) (recent acquisition CLAS Library)
  • Made in Mexico (Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston) (2004)

Monographs and Criticism (selection)

  • Gabriel Orozco, Empty Club (1998)
  • Gabriel Orozco, Photogravity (1999) (recent acquisition CLAS Library)
  • Gabriel Orozco, Chacahua (2000)
  • Daniel Birbaum et al, Textos sobre la obra de Gabriel Orozco (2005)
  • Miguel González Virgen, Of Games, The Infinite and Worlds: the Work of Gabriel Orozco (2003)
  • Yves-Alain Bois (ed.), Gabriel Orozco (2009)
  • Doris Salcedo: New Museum of Contemporary Art (1998) with essays Displacements: Miroslav Balk, Doris Salcedo, Rachel Whiteread (1998)
  • Nancy Princethal (ed.), Doris Salcedo (2000)
  • Doris Salcedo, Shibboleth (2007)
  • Doris Salcedo, Neither (2004)
  • Ana Mendieta: A Retrospective (1987)
  • Ana Mendieta 1948-1985 (1996)
  • Olga Viso (ed.), Unseen Mendieta (2008)
  • Jane Blocker, Where is Ana Mendieta?: Identity, Performativity and Exile (1999)
  • Teresa Margolles, De qué otra cosa podríamos hablar? (2009)
  • Teresa Margolles-127 cuerpos (2006) (recent acquisition CLAS Library)
  • Teresa Margolles, Muerte sin fin (2004) with essays
  • Héctor Zamora, Paracaidista (2007) with critical essays
  • Abraham Cruzvillegas, Autoconstrucción (2008) with texts
  • León Ferrari: Obras, 1976 -2008 (2008) with critical essays
  • Andrea Giunta (ed.), León Ferrari. Retrospectiva (2004)
  • Katzenstein et al, Liliana Porter: Fotografía y ficción (2003)
  • Helen Escobedo: Estar y no estar: 15 instalaciones (2000)
  • Graciela Schmilchuk, Helen Escobedo: pasos en la arena (2001)
  • Rita Eder et al, Helen Escobedo (1982)
  • Re-writing History: Alfredo Jaar, Sarkis, Francesc Torres (1990) with essays
  • Eva Keller and R. Malin (eds.), Nauman, Kruger , Jaar (2001)
  • Guillermo Kuitca, Everything (2009) with critical essays
  • Guillermo Kuitca, Burning Beds – a survey, 1982-1994 (1994)
  • M. Godfrey and K. Biesenbach (eds), Francis Alys (2010)
  • Francis Alys, Fabiola: An investigation . with essays
  • Francis Alys and Carlos Monsiváis, Historic Centre of Mexico (2006)
  • Guy Brett (ed.), Cildo Meireles (2008)