LECTURE – Opening talk of the Montreal’s Interuniversity PhD Program in Art History 2020-2021 Speaker Series, “What Art Histories for Present Times?”, with Sandra Benites Guarani Nhandewaon on December 3rd, 5 pm.
Talk title: Ancestral Memories are Our Future
Hired by the São Paulo Art Museum in 2019, Sandra Benites Guarani Nhandewa is the first Indigenous woman to hold a position of assistant curator in a major Brazilian museum. An educator at the primary and secondary levels, Benites holds a master’s degree in Social Anthropology from the National Museum (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro). She is currently a doctoral student at the same institution.
Discussant: Diogo Rodrigues de Barros (University of Montreal)