Aimé Iglesias Lukin
Aimé Iglesias Lukin is a PhD candidate at Rutgers University, where she studies modern and contemporary Latin American art. Her dissertation focuses on Latin American artists living and working in New York during the late 1960s and early 1970s. She holds an MA from The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and a BA in Art History from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Her written work has been published in Guggenheim UBS MAP’s blog Perspectives, Artl@s Bulletin, and Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, among others. In 2013, she received the Peter C. Marzio Award for outstanding research in 20th Century Latin American and Latino Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She has completed curatorial internships at the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. She has worked as Gallery Director at Henrique Faria Fine Art, New York, as Curatorial Assistant at Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, and as Project Manager at the Institute for Studies in Latin American Art, New York. Currently, she is a Chester Dale Fellow in Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Experimenting with ideas of disruption, participation, community, and institutional critique, Argentine artist Marta Minujín blindfolded and “kidnapped” fifteen audience members as part of Kidnappening.