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POLITICS, ART, AND THE POLITICS OF ART IN LATIN AMERICA
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Argentina - National University of Tres de Febrero - 'Latin American Studies, National Univ. of Tres de Febrero'
UC Course SubjectLatin American Studies
Art History
Film and Media Studies
Number & Suffix: 126
Full UC Title: POLITICS, ART, AND THE POLITICS OF ART IN LATIN AMERICA 
Transcript Title: POLITICS&ART/LATAM 
UC QTR Units - Division: 5.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores the multiple intersections between the arts and politics, in order to interrogate the politics of art both in and on Latin America. It looks at essays, films, photographs, and performances produced in Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, and Chile in the last fifty years, with a focus on those works that engage issues of social justice, state terrorism and its aftermath, memory, and human rights. This course analyzes the artistic and aesthetic treatment of political issues and examines the potentialities of the arts to work through social trauma, build and convey a collective memory, represent history, and share perceptions and understanding of the recent past. Finally, it discusses possible limitations of certain demands and expectations about Latin American art, as evidenced by mockumentaries and post-memory films. Topics include: representations of poverty and its discontents; porno-miseria; geopolitics of the arts-- local color, global demand; portraying the disappeared; making art out of CIA classified, declassified, and reclassified documents. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: POLITICS, ART, AND THE POLITICS OF ART IN LATIN AMERICA 
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