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A Moveable Nation: Cuban Art & Cultural Identity in the Pérez Art Collection at FIU

Talks/Lectures

The event is two days: one on June 23rd, 2017 at 9:00 AM- 5:45 PM and the next day, June 24th, 2017 at 9:00 AM-12:00PM. The Cuban Research Institute (CRI) will hold an academic conference to assess the significance of Cuban and Cuban-American art for the construction of national and diasporic identities. Participants will take advantage of the Darlene M. and Jorge M. Pérez Art Collection at FIU, which documents the historical trajectory of Cuban art since the late 1800s, beginning with Víctor Patricio Landaluze's work reproduced above. Lecturers will be encouraged to include examples of Cuban art from the Pérez Art Collection at FIU.