Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach

Conversations | Museum Talk | Looking Towards Sustainable Funding Structures in Latin America

Gabriela Garza, Alec Oxenford, Joel Yoss, María Mercedes González, and Chris Sharp

Gabriela Garza, Art Collector, Mexico City
Alec Oxenford, President arteBA Fundación, Art Collector, and Founder, OLX & Letgo, Buenos Aires
Joel Yoss, Co-founder and Artistic Director, Proyecto Amil, Lima
María Mercedes González, Director, Museum of Modern Art, Medellín
Moderated by Chris Sharp, Independent Writer and Curator, Mexico City

The significant economic changes shaking up Latin America are having a direct impact on culture and cultural institutions, with the artists, gallerists, patrons, and museum directors based in this region making moves to respond to the new financial climate. Now may be the time to do more with less. With this in mind, what are the specific needs and proposals for new funding structures in Central and South America? And what role are artists playing in the reorganization of civic life? Responsive funding structures often act on a local level, but are there any networks that have the potential to provide support and funding on a larger scale?

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