Martha Jimenez present at the International Congress of the Association of Latin American Studies

Camaguey- The artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, based in Camaguey, was present at the XXXVI International Congress of the Association of Latin American Studies (LASA), held in Barcelona, Spain, from May 23 to 26, 2018.

In this event, was exposed the research "The eternal emancipation of women in the artistic work of Martha Jimenez. The transgression of the hegemonic code", developed by the Art historian, MSc. Kezia Zabrina Henry Knight, and the award-winning artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez.

The investigation was presented at the Hotel Barcelona Forum, located at Passeig del Taulat, 278, 08019, right next to the International Convention Center of Barcelona, headquarters of the Congress. It was distinguished by the participation and debate on the subject, and the proposal to continue research from art, anchored in sociological theories and cultural semiotics.

The main theme of the event was: Latin American Studies in a Globalized World. There were 1618 panels distributed in 37 thematic areas, seven presidential panels, several round tables, exhibition and presentation of Latin American books and films, among other activities.

The Congress stood out for the quality of its organization, the massive presence of academics and activists from different regions of the world, interested in studies on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Author: Roger Rodriguez Martin
MSc. Kezia Zabrina Henry Knight
Published: Friday, 15 Jun, 2018