Curator Erina Duganne discusses Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities, an exhibition exploring the formative 1980s activist campaign Artists Call Against US Intervention in Central America.
Erina Duganne is Professor of Art History at Texas State University. Her research and writing address three interrelated areas: artist activism and solidarity practices; documentary photography and its histories; and race and its representation. She is co-author of Global Photography: A Critical History, author of The Self in Black and White: Race and Subjectivity in Postwar American Photography, and co-editor of Beautiful Suffering: Photography and the Traffic in Pain, Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities, and the forthcoming Cold War Camera. She is currently finishing a book manuscript on Artists Call, entitled Visual Solidarities, supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant.
Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities is organized by the Tufts University Art Galleries and curated by Erina Duganne, Professor of Art History, Texas State University, and Abigail Satinsky, Curator & Head of Public Engagement, Tufts University Art Galleries.
Major support for the exhibition and catalogue was provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA).