Four current Art History FSU doctoral candidates will participate in the 73rd annual meeting of the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) in Columbus, Ohio October 25–28, 2017. SECAC is a non-profit organization that promotes the study and practice of the visual arts in higher education on a national basis.
Amy Bowman-McElhone will chair the session Centering the Periphery: Decolonial Perspectives in Contemporary Art.
Rachel Fesperman will present “La France Décollagé: Decolonization, Nouveau Réalisme, and the Politics of Chance” in the same session.
Lesley Wolff will chair the session Rural/Urban Ecologies in Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art. She will also present a paper on Friday, “The Visual Politics of Watermelon: Modernization and Marginalization in Rufino Tamayo’s Naturaleza muerta” in the session Representing the Other.
Bryan Schaeffer will present “Rilaj Mam: The Ecology of a Sacred Maya Image” in Wolff’s session Rural/Urban Ecologies in Modern and Contemporary Latin.
Amy Bowman-McElhone will present “Filling the Museal Void: Curatorial Practice and Conceptions of the Contemporary in Lima, Peru” (co-authored with Gabriela Germaná), also in the session chaired by Wolff.