Lecture by photographer Luis Gonzáles Palma
Tuesday, October 27th, 6:00 p.m.
in Montague Hall 70.
Over the past decade, Luis González Palma has become recognized as one of the most influential photographers in
Latin America. The artist employs photo-collage and hand painted warm toned photographic images that are easily identified for their color and mysterious, sometimes theatrical scenes. His innovative visual language is rich in the symbolism of indigenous myth and culture, Catholicism and humanity. González Palma’s photographs are marked by visual texture
and symbolism reflective of Latin America’s legacy of colonialism, the subjugation of the native cultures of his home country Guatemala and, more recently, the vague complexities of interpersonal relationships…
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