Camila Maroja, of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and Center for Latin American Caribbean Studies

Camila Maroja

Please note: Camila has left the "Art, Art History & Visual Studies" group at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.

Camila Maroja is an art historian and visual culture theorist specializing in modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on Latin America. Originally from Brazil, she completed her PhD in the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University in 2015. Her dissertation explores how institutions, curators, and artists are appropriating and displaying an idea of Latin American Art informed by artworks, theories, and strategies of previous generations. Her other interests include alternative modernities, cultural interchanges between South and North, and ways in which artists negotiate and localize their production.

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Contemporary Art (1945 - Present)
Latin American/Caribbean Art
20th Century Art
Critical Theory
Trauma Studies
Performance Studies
Areas of Interest:

Postcolonial Studies and Decolonial Theory
Globalization and Nationalism
Art History Surveys
Global Art