A borderlands chicano with did his graduate work
at princeton university, victor zamudio-taylor is an independent researcher,
curator critic & film co-producer. He is also curator & researcher for
the photography collection
Formed by manuel alvarez barvo, casa lamm, mexico
city & has advised major US, mexican & european institutions on latino/a
art & latin american art.
Zamudio-taylor has lectured widely on latino/a
art, contemporary art, museum studies & topics ranging from mestizaje,
the baroque, 'primitivism' & globalziation in the states, mexico, latin
america & europe. He often writes
For "atlantica" (canary islands, spain)
& "art nexus" (miami & bogota), and contributed essays for
books and exhibition catalogues.
His most recent curatorial work include the follwing
traveling shows: (1) with virginia fields and the los angeles county museum
of art, "the road to aztlan: art form a mythic homeland"; (2) with
elizabeth armstrong and san diego museum of contemporary art, "ultrabaroque:
aspects of post-latin
American art"; (2) "cool passages: late
modernism & post-latino/a art", for "politicas & diferencias:
arte iberoamericano a rpincipio de siglo".
Currently he is co-curating (1) with pedro alonzo
a solo exhibiotn of inigo manglano-ovalle for the marco (monterey), museo rufino
tamayo (mexico city) & taudemuseum (pori, finland); (2) with elizabeth armstrong,
Out" for the orange county museum of art.
He is also currently a co-producer for the weta
(washington dc) pbs & daylight films feature length documentary, "the
life & times of frida kahlo" that is directed by amy stechler.
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