Research Assistant, Education, The Museum of Modern Art
Sara Torres Vega is a teaching artist and researcher. Her work focuses on educational, relational, and participatory practices that have art as a catalyst for social connectivity. She holds a Ph.D. in Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. She wrote her thesis about museum education and the need for establishing a documentation and archiving system that strengthens its position as a discipline and preserves its history. She was previously Tate Learning Research Secondee (London, UK) and the Public Programs Coordinator at the Pedagogical Museum for Children’s Art (MuPAI in Madrid, Spain). In her current position as Research Assistant at The Museum of Modern Art she does comprehensive research on the work of MoMA’s Education Department from 1937 to the present, locally and globally.
This text is a reimagined transcription of a series of conversations between Prabha Sahasrabudhe and Indira Gandhi that took place in 1960 at the Westbury Hotel in New York City.The reason for their meetings was to discuss bringing an adaptation of MoMA’s Children’s Art Carnival to India.