Intersections of Memory and Sustainability: Explorations in Eco-Art from the Caribbean and Latin America
Wednesday 27 April 2022, 2-5pm:
Literary and Performative Approaches
Juan Carlos Galeano in conversation with
Paul Merchant (Bristol) and Michela Coletta (SMLC), 2pm
Henri Tauliaut : Performance Art in the Caribbean,
respondent Fabienne Viala (SMLC), 3.30pm
in the IAS Seminar Room, ground floor, Zeeman Building
Light refreshments will be served between the presentations
Thursday 28 April 2022, 4pm:
Henri Tauliaut, Afro-Celtic Futurism:
A Performance resulting from the residency
in room 5.03, Faculty of Arts Building
Juan Carlos Galeano was born in the Amazon region of Colombia. He is the author of Baraja InicialLink opens in a new window (poetry, 1986), Pollen and Rifles (1997) a book on the poetry of violence, and AmazoniaLink opens in a new window (poetry, 2003), Sobre las cosasLink opens in a new window (poetry, 2010), and Amazonia y otros poemasLink opens in a new window (poetry, 2011), and Historias del viento(poetry, 2013). He teaches Latin American poetry and cultures of the Amazon basin at Florida State University.
Henri Tauliaut was born in Guadeloupe. He is a visual and performative artist. He completed his PhD in 2019 at the University of Martinique on Biologic and Digital Art in Latin America and the Caribbean. Tauliaut represented Guadeloupe/France at the 12th biennale of Havana with “Jungle Sphere 3.0” in 2015. In 2016, he exhibited “ Flying Shape Courtship” at the National Gallery of Jamaica. He was a Red Gate artist in residence in Tokyo in 2018. He is the co-director of the Cyber Afro-Punk Lab in Martinique which experiments on performances and land art at the Savane de Pétrifications. Tauliaut is also the co-founder of the FIAP (International Festival of Art Performance) which took place in 2017 and 2019 in Martinique.
Kindly supported by the Warwick Institute of Advanced Study and the Humanities Research Fund