“Models of Our Time: The Caribbean”
Christopher Cozier, Artist, Trinidad
Sara Hermann, Art Historian, Chief Curator at Centro León and Founder of Curando Caribe, Santo Domingo
Tavares Strachan, Artist, New York
Moderated by Carla Acevedo-Yates, Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Within the current climate, what can the continental art world learn from the models, strategies, and ongoing challenges that the Caribbean has been actively engaging with for years? What can the Caribbean arts ecology, informal spaces, collective organizing, and on-the ground initiatives teach US institutions about urgency, agency, and community engagement?