Zoe Leonard: Excerpts from ‘Al río / To the River’

Featuring Leonard, Charles Schultz, and Esther Gabara


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Zoe Leonard joins a Rail Managing Editor Charles Schultz and art historian Esther Gabara for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading.

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Zoe Leonard

Photo of Zoe Leonard wearing a blue shirt
New York-based artist Zoe Leonard balances rigorous conceptualism with a distinctly personal vision in her work, which merges photography, sculpture, and installation. By employing strategies of repetition, shifting perspectives, and a multitude of printing processes, Leonard’s practice probes the politics of representation and display. Leonard explores themes such as gender and sexuality, loss and mourning, migration, displacement, and the urban landscape. Her photography specifically invites us to contemplate the role that the medium plays in constructing history, and to consider the roots of contemporary photographic culture.

Esther Gabara

A photograph of Esther Gabara.
Professor Esther Gabara works in the Departments of Romance Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University. She was curator and editor of the exhibition and accompanying catalog Pop América, 1965–1975 and is the author of Errant Modernism: The Ethos of Photography in Mexico and Brazil.

Charles Schultz

Charles Schultz
Portrait by Phong H. Bui
Writer and editor Charles Schultz is Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Rail.

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Zoe Leonard: Excerpts from 'Al río / To the River'

Featuring Leonard, Charles Schultz, and Esther Gabara

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