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Art History Professor Elena Shtromberg at El Centro Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago

Elena Shtromberg

Art History Professor Elena Shtromberg will take part in “Repensar lo audiovisual desde el archivo: 40 años del Festival Franco chileno de Videoarte”, at El Centro Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo (CNAC) in Santiago, Chile.

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Franco Chileno de Videarte Festival, the CNAC holds the Seminar “Reflect the audiovisual from the archive”. The third table of this meeting will reflect on the topic: "Video art and media culture. Limits and extensions from television, experimental cinema and advertising”, the aim of problematicing the limits and extensions of video art, and the relevance that the Festival had as a space for visibility of new technologies and of interdisciplinary encounters.


Carlos Flores: Chilean filmmaker, master of art, creator of the School of Cine de Chile (1994) was director of FIDOCS (2014-2018) and is currently an academician at the School of Film at the University of Chile. During the 80s he was the creator and director of the program "About the Video." In 1988, he actively participated in the Political Branch of the No. His most prominent works are "Nutuayin Mapu" (1969); (1973); "Pepe Donoso" (1977); "El Charles Bronson Chileno" (1976); "The State is Me" and most recently "New Hypothesis about Charl and Flowers" (2017).

Ivan Pinto: film critic, Chilean researcher and teacher. Doctor in Latin American Studies at the University of Chile. Bachelor of Esthetics from Catholic University and Cinema and Television ARCIS University. Editor of the site of La Fuga. Revista digital de cine] y director de El Agente Cine. Currently developing postdoctorate research in the ICEI of the University of Chile.

Claudia Aravena: Chilean visual artist and academic. Audiovisual Communicator of the Professional Institute of Arcs and Master in Cultural Studies of the University of Arcis. He has developed a prolific and recognised work around video and installation addressing topics linked to uproot, alterity and contemporary social imaginations.

Elena Shtromberg: American Professor at the University of Utah Department of Art and Art History, who specializes in modern and contemporary Latin American visual culture, with a specific focus on Brazil and the border region between the United States and Mexico. She has been a curator for numerous exhibitions, in places such as Getty Research Institute and in Laxart, Los Angeles.

Moderator : Javiera Bagnara

“Refining the audiovisual from the archive” will be held on Thursday, November 25, December 2 and 9. 6:30 pm. via CNAC Facebook and Youtube channels. No prior registration required. For more information and the full program, here