Out of the Archive: Photography, Patrimony, and Performance in Latin America

Thursday April 14th

Location: Haldeman 246

2:00 Welcoming remarks by Director of The Leslie Center for the Humanities, Graziella Parati

2:15-4:15 Out of the Archives: El Cusco de Martin Chambi

  • Silvia Spitta (Dartmouth College) “Intervening in the Archive”
  • Jill Baron (Dartmouth College) “In the Chambi Archive”
  • Julio Pantoja (Universidad Nacional de Tucumán) “El ojo rasgado”

4:30-6:30 Andean Archives and Glass Plate Photography

Chair Raul Bueno (Dartmouth College)

  • Natalia Majluf (Museo de Arte de Lima) “Photography in a World of Things: Martín Chambi Reconsidered”
  • Ed Ranney (photographer, co-curator) “References for the Martín Chambi Archive, 1977 to 2015”
  • Sebastian Díaz (Dartmouth College) “El Altas de Chambi. Saber, cargar y exponer en el Chambi del Museo de Arte de Lima (2015).

7:00-8:00 Performance

Chair Julio Ariza (Dartmouth College)

Friday April 15th

Location: Haldeman 246

10:00- 12:00 Mobile Archives

Chair Jill Baron

  • Barbara Gobel (Director Iberoamerikanisches Institute Berlin) "Archives, digital transformation and international cooperation: Experiences from the Ibero-American Institute Berlin“
  • Jose Montelongo (University of Texas, Austin) "Draft, Fetish and Commodity: the Archives of Latin American authors in US Libraries"
  • Ivy Schweitzer (Dartmouth College) “The Dartmouth Occom Archive”
  • Discussant: Laura Braunstein (Dartmouth College)

Location: Rockefeller Center 1930’s room

2:00-4:00 Theorizing the Hemispheric Archive

Chair Dale Turner (Dartmouth College)

  • Jorge Villacorta (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú) Max T. Vargas: how to get into history a great Andean photographer without an archive?”
  • Ximena Briceño (Stanford University) “Death and Nature-Culture in Andean Landscapes”
  • Jorge Coronado (Northwestern University) "The Archive Dispersed: The Uses of Andean Portraits"
  • Discussant: Virginia Beahan (Photographer, Dartmouth College)

4:30-5:30 The Diasporic Archive


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