During 2016 and 2017, more than 80 scholars, artists, and curators visited MoMA as guests for the platform Contemporary and Modern Art Perspectives (C-MAP). In conjunction with the 5 Questions interview series, we asked them a sixth question: How can MoMA better approach international artistic production and exchange? Their responses, based on experience in the field and in-depth research, display a wealth of perspectives on this complex question.
Budapest-based art historians and curators Maja and Reuben Fowkes comment on the need for a more planetary, as opposed to global, model of art
Historian Mary Roldán speaks to 20th century Colombian social and political history and argues against imposing a false historical isolation on Colombia as well as addressing areas of scholarship that need further research.
Diana Campbell Betancourt shares her thoughts on Bangladesh’s art history being written out of the dominant narratives of South Asia on account of its once being East Pakistani.
Professor Natalia Brizuela shares her thoughts on how to approach Latin American modern and contemporary artistic practices.
Curator Anna Bitkina addresses the expanding role of the curator and art, specifically in Russia, where public space continues to be politically charged.