Wednesday 17 April, 7.30 pm
Ana Longoni is Doctor of Arts and lecturer at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Researcher at CONICET, playwright, political essayist and one of the most prominent modern and contemporary art historian in Latin America. She has written books of reference such as Del Di Tella a Tucumán Arde (From the Di Tella Institute to Tucumán Arde) and Traiciones. La figura del traidor en los relatos acerca de los sobrevivientes de la represión (Betrayals. The figure of the traitor in stories about the survivors of the repression), and a key essay on Oscar Masotta. She curated a retrospective of Roberto Jacoby and, as part of Red Conceptualismos del Sur, a colossal panoramic – currently in progress – on art and social activism in Latin America during the eighties; both at the Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid. She is a member of the coordinating team of the project Perder la forma humana. Arte y política en América latina en los años 80 (Losing the human form. Art and politics in Latin America in the eighties), on show at the MNCARS since October 2012 and touring later throughout Latin America.