SharkBytes Archives

Contact

Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

Art Talk: Raquel Cecilia Mendieta

February 27 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

02-Mendieta- WEB

Ana Mendieta, Creek, 1974, Super 8 film, color, silent, © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York

Art Talk by Raquel Cecilia Mendieta, the artist’s niece and film archivist for the Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection.

In conjunction with the opening of Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta, the first and largest full-scale museum exhibition in the U.S. devoted to Ana Mendieta’s filmworks, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s annual Stanley and Pearl Goodman lecture on Latin American Art will feature a talk by filmmaker and writer Raquel Cecilia Mendieta.

 

Raquel Cecilia is an independent filmmaker and writer whose most recent film, Ana Mendieta, Nature Inside, is currently screening in connection with the traveling exhibition Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta. Another version of Nature Inside also screened during the exhibition, Ana Mendieta, Traces/Stopy in Prague at the Rudolfinum Gallery in 2014-2015.

Raquel  is currently the film archivist and administrative assistant at the Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC and was responsible for the digital mastering of Ana Mendieta’s complete works on film and video to high-definition and oversaw the color grade and digital restoration of the artist’s works on film.  She is also finishing a feature length documentary, Rebel by Nature: the life and art of Ana Mendieta.  Raquel received an MFA from The School of Theater Film and Television at UCLA in 2005.

This event is FREE for museum members; $15 non-members (includes opening reception for Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta)

RSVP:  here, email or 954-262-0204.

Annual Stanley and Pearl Goodman Lecture on Latin American Art

Image: Ana Mendieta, Untitled: Silueta Series, 1978, Super 8 film, color, silent, © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC, Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York