Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative - Latin America
Spotlight on Guatemala
Take a closer look at Guatemala, one of the many countries represented in MAP through artworks, research, and programming. See Guatemala City through the eyes of curator Pablo León de la Barra, learn about the politically attuned practice of Under the Same Sun artist Regina José Galindo, and read Emiliano Valdés’s account of the country’s most important artists’ projects from the 1960s to today.
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Hear from eight artists about their works in Under the Same Sun and catch up on our programs at the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, including our last symposium, which addressed contemporary art practice in South and Southeast Asia, and "In a Grain of Rice," a series of conversations on the cultural and regional contexts of rice.
Now Available: Under the Same Sun Teacher’s Guide
Featuring a captivating introduction by Under the Same Sun artist Luis Camnitzer, our Teacher's Guide invites students to create, discuss, and think about art beyond disciplinary boundaries. The guide was created by Camnitzer and educators María del Carmen González and Sofía Quirós in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum’s Education Department.
Download free PDF: English | Spanish
Catch Up On MAP Symposia
Check out our archive of audio, video, and transcripts from our Continuous Horizons symposium, when experts joined us in Hong Kong to examine art practice in South and Southeast Asia. Then head to Storify for a recap of our recent symposium at the Guggenheim Museum, where Under the Same Sun artists and others discussed the Americas in relation to contemporary art.
About the Region
Curator Pablo León de la Barra discusses his interest in furthering a dialogue on Latin American art at the Guggenheim and beyond by focusing on the region’s shared histories and forging new connections between them.
Writer and editor José Luis Falconi analyzes the development of Latin American art in relation to its global counterparts. More
In our Dispatches blog series, MAP curator Pablo León de la Barra documents his research visits to sites across Latin America and records the people and art he encounters. More
On the MAP: Guatemala’s Regina José Galindo, Asian Contemporary Art Week, and a Q&A with Tania BrugueraIn our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we take a look at a provocative Guatemalan artist; share an audio playlist for Asian Contemporary Art Week; and offer a peek at a recent interview with artist Tania Bruguera. MORE
On the MAP: “The Unknown University,” Guggenheim Curators Visit Asia, and a Teaching Guide from Luis CamnitzerIn our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share insights from a compelling symposium; audio of a talk by MAP curator June Yap; and a new teacher's guide for Under the Same Sun. MORE
The Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative is supported by a variety of far-reaching educational and contextual activities, including lectures, panels, performances, films, gallery tours, multimedia mobile tours, and artist-led workshops. These programs and accompanying resource materials will evolve from a dynamic process of exchange among the Guggenheim’s curatorial and education staff, the project curators, the artists, and colleagues from participating institutions. Check this section, Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail for further details and news.