On Thursday, February 16, 6:30pm, the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) will host The Museum of the Old Colony Roundtable Discussion. The KJCC is located at 53 Washington Square South, New York. “The Museum of the Old Colony” is an installation/exhibition by Puerto Rican artist Pablo Delano. [See previous posts The Museum of the Old Colony” An Installation/Exhibition by Pablo Delano, Pablo Delano’s “The Museum of the Old Colony”, and Pablo Delano: A Brief Interview with Repeating Islands.]
Description: A discussion engaging “The Museum of the Old Colony” and taking up the politics of representation in photography, the cultural impact of colonialism, and the image repertoires and national imaginaries of Puerto Rico.
Arlene Dávila – Cultural Anthropologist, New York University
David González – Journalist, Sidestreet Columnist, Editor, LensBlog, The New York Times
Nelson Rivera – Artist/Curator, University of Puerto Rico
Erika P. Rodríguez – Photographer
Respondent: Pablo Delano, Creator, Museum of the Old Colony, Professor of Fine Arts, Trinity College
Moderator: Ana Dopico, Director, KJCC