Sarah Lee Elson, Class of 1984, International Artist-in-Residence Talk : Teresa Margolles


Sarah Lee Elson, Class of 1984, International Artist-in-Residence Talk : Teresa Margolles

Thursday, March 31, 2022 @ 5:30 pm


Friend Center, Room 101

Join us in person or online for a conversation with Mexican multimedia artist Teresa Margolles, the Art Museum’s 2022 Sarah Lee Elson, Class of 1984, International Artist-in-Residence, and Christina León, assistant professor of English. Margolles’s practice explores the relationship between marginality and violence, especially in relation to groups that are vulnerable to the devastating effects of social unrest, impoverishment, and urban blight resulting from government corruption. 

Watch the recorded lecture here.

This program will be presented in English and Spanish with consecutive translation. A reception will follow.

The Zoom event will include live closed captions in both English and Spanish. English captions are available directly in the Zoom toolbar by clicking the "CC" icon. To access Spanish-language captioning, open Streamtext, where you can select “Spanish” to see the live captioning.

Para acceder a los subtítulos en varios idiomas, ingrese al seminario web de Zoom durante un evento en vivo, luego abra un navegador web separado para visitar esta página donde puede seleccionar "español" o el idioma de su elección.

LATE THURSDAYS! This event is part of the Museum’s Late Thursdays programming, made possible in part by Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970. Additional support for this program has been provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Curtis W. McGraw Foundation.  

Margolles headshot. Credit: Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan, New York. Photo: Antonio de la Rosa