Talk: Roxy Farhat and Gaby Cepeda

12 April 2019, 16:00

As part of the WUH-PSHHH! program Roxy Farhat and Gaby Cepeda will talk around the notion of carving spaces. Spaces that are not given sometimes need to be carved.

Gaby Cepeda (México, 1985) is an independent curator and art writer. Her work focuses on the areas where intersectional feminism and technology meet in art, as well as the subjectivities and art practices that emerge from contemporary violent contexts. She has a BA in Photography from Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in Monterrey, she studied at Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero and participated of the 2013 Artists and Curators Program at Universidad Torcuato DiTella in Buenos Aires. She also taught the Curatorial Studies II course at Escuela de Arte Corriente Alterna in Lima. She has curated and participated in exhibitions at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires, Sala Luis Miró Quesada Garland in Lima, Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Whitebox Art Center in New York, Biquini Wax in Mexico City and at the Transart Triennale in Berlin.

Carving Spaces is organised as a part of Spaces of Care, Disobedience and Desire. Tactics of Minority Space-Making (2018-2010), a collaborative
research project initiated by Rado Ištok, Marie-Louise Richards and Natália Rebelo, and supported by the artistic research and development funding of the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm.