Scholars and Writers to Join Artist at Event Held During Final Weeks of the Salcedo Retrospective Surveying Three Decades of Work Addressing Social Injustice, Memory, and Loss


SYMPOSIUM // Friday, October 2, 11am–8pm
Scholars and writers will join artist Doris Salcedo (b. 1958, Bogotá) in an inter-disciplinary symposium which will address a broad range of issues germane to her influential practice. The program, which will draw on art history, literature, philosophy, psychoanalysis, and critical theory, will conclude with an exhibition viewing and reception. Speakers include Elizabeth Adan, Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Carlos Basualdo, the Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Katherine Brinson, Curator, Contemporary Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Leslie Jamison, Assistant Professor, School of the Arts, Columbia University; Rod Mengham, Fellow in English Literature and Curator of Works of Art, Jesus College, University of Cambridge; Jean-Luc Nancy, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Chair, European Graduate School; Alexander Nemerov, Chair, Department of Art and Art History, Stanford University; and Doris Salcedo.

$15, $10 members, free for students with RSVP. Tickets and a full schedule are available at