CUDRR+R’s Esra Akcan will moderate a panel that will discuss the exhibition “Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980,” displayed at the Museum of Modern Art. After Barry Bergdoll’s presentation on his experience of co-curating the exhibition, Mary Kate O’Hare, the curator of the award winning exhibition “Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America” (Newark Museum, 2010), and Zeuler Lima, the author of the acclaimed biography Lina Bo Bardi about the Italian-born Brazilian architect (Yale University Press, 2013), will comment on the exhibition in relation to their own contributions on writing and curating the history of artists and architects from Latin America. A brief response by Jim Williamson and a discussion moderated by Esra Akcan will follow the presentations.

Location: AAP NYC, 26 Broadway, 20th Floor, New York City

Date and Time; July 2, 2015 at 6.30 pm.

Register at:  http://aap.cornell.edu/news-events/writing-architecture-ofin-latin-america-global-context-discussion-latin-america#sthash.3nLkHNyz.dpuf