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Amalia Cordova

AMALIA CÓRDOVA is a curator and scholar from Chile. She develops Latin American programs at the Film and Video Center of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

AFTEREFFECTS: Mapping the experimental ethnography of Juan Downey in The Invisible Architect

Chilean-born artist Juan Downey (1940 – 1993) is best known as a pioneer videomaker who persistently pushed the boundaries between ethnography, autobiography, and media arts, immersing himself in a quest to explore issues of identity in the Americas and in Western culture, and bridging indigenous worldviews with cutting-edge, experimental communication technologies.

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2020

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