LAL's Ninth Annual Open House and Book Sale

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
The Latin American Library
7001 Freret Street, 4th floor, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

Please join us for the Ninth Annual Open House at The Latin American Library, 7001 Freret Street, 4th floor, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library September 26, 2013, 12:00pm-3:00pm.

Enjoy refreshments, see an exhibition of recent acquisitions.

Shop at our book sale

Also meet Colombian artist Erika Diettes

Erika Diettes is a visual artist who lives and works in Bogotá. She works mainly with photography to explore issues of memory, pain, absence and death. She has a Master’s degree in Anthropology from Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), with a Licenciatura in Visual Arts and Communication from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá. She has authored several essays on artistic representation in times of war, and her photographic and essayistic production has been included in various books, newspapers and journals. Her work is part of the permanent collection of several major museums and has been exhibited at the Museums of Modern Art of Bogotá, Cali, Medellín and Barranquilla, the Museum of the University of Antioquia, the National Museum of Colombia, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago de Chile, Centro Cultural recoleta in Buenos Aires, De Santos Gallery and Houston Museum of Art. Her most recent work, Sudarios, participated in the 2012 Fotofest Biennal, the Festival de la Luz in Buenos Aires, the Ex Teresa Arte Actual in Mexico City, and the Ballarat Foto Biennale in Australia among others. Erika’s Diettes’ photographs also have been exhibited in other spaces linked to rememoration processes developed by several victims’ movements in Colombia.

We look forward to seeing you!