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MCA Talk: Howenstein + Saona on Doris Salcedo

A modern government building at a busy intersection is dotted with chairs that are suspended from the roof top.

Doris Salcedo, Noviembre 6 y 7, 2002
Nov 6, 2:15 pm. 280 wooden chairs and rope; Dimensions variable. Site-specific work, Palace of Justice, Bogotá, 2002

Photo: Sergio Clavijo


Drea Howenstein, associate professor of art education and sculpture at the School of the Art Institute, and Margarita Saona, director of graduate studies, Hispanic and Italian studies at the University of Illinois Chicago, discuss the use of objects, memory, and empathy in Salcedo’s work.