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Installation view of ‘Losing the Human Form. A seismic image of the 1980’s in Latin America,’ curated by Southern Conceptualisms Network, at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, October 2012 – March 2013

Fernanda Nogueira

Sergio Zevallos (Grupo Chaclacayo), Ambulantes, from the series “Suburbios,” 1984. Courtesy Sergio Zevallos.


Please join us as Gasworks' first ever curators-in-residence, Miguel A. López (Peru) & Fernanda Nogueira (Brazil), discuss their current research interests and recent curatorial projects, followed by an informal Q&A.

Miguel A. López is a Peruvian writer, curator, researcher and artist whose work investigates collaborative dynamics and transformations in the understanding of and engagement with Latin American politics in recent decades. He has been part of the artists run space and collective Espacio La Culpable in Lima, Peru (2006-2008) and has written about deviant practices, gender dissidence, and queer re-articulations of history from a Southern perspective. During 2012-2013 he is invited curator at Triangle Network partner Lugar a Dudas, an independent art space in Santiago de Cali, Colombia.


Fernanda Nogueira
is a Brazilian researcher, translator, literary critic, and member of Southern Conceptualisms Network since 2008. She is interested in proposals from art and literature addressed to gender dissidence between the 70's and 80’s in Brazil and the connections between the practices of the Brazilian Poem/Process movement and the mail art network which have used different poetic and political tactics to resist military dictatorships in Latin America.