Professor Oriana Baddeley
I was born in Singapore and grew up in Europe and the UK, studying History and Theory of Art at the University of Essex. My doctoral subject formed the basis for work on the 1992 Hayward exhibition The Art of Ancient Mexico. I have written extensively on contemporary Latin American art, notably including Drawing the Line: Art and Cultural Identity in Contemporary Latin America (Verso 1989, co-author Valerie Fraser) and collaborated with inIVA and Gerardo Mosquera to produce Beyond the Fantastic: Art Criticism from Contemporary Latin America (inIVA/MIT 1996).
With Toshio Watanabe and Partha Mitter, I co-ran and explored the themes of ‘Nation, Identity and Modernity: Visual Culture of India, Japan and Mexico, 1860s-1940’ as part of a three year AHRB funded research project.
More recent publications include an essay on Ancient Mexican sources within early modern architecture in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Art Deco (2003) catalogue and an essay on contemporary responses to Frida Kahlo for the Tate Modern exhibition for which I also organised an international conference exploring themes raised in this essay, The Many Faces of Frida at Tate Modern (2005).
I am Professor of Art History and Dean of Research for the University of the Arts- London.
Nation, Identity and Modernity, Visual Culture of India, Japan and Mexico, 1860s-1940 was funded by the AHRC (then AHRB) between 2001 and 2004. A collaboration between The University of Sussex and the University of the Arts London, this major research project was led by Professors Partha Mitter, Oriana Baddeley and Toshio Watanabe.
Find out more about Nation, Identity and Modernity
Wednesday 11 May, 2016,
18:00 to 20:00
Main Lecture Theatre, Chelsea College of Art, 16 John Islip Street, London SW1P 4JU
Wednesday 27 Apr, 2016,
18:00 to 20:30
Lecture Theatre B, London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SB
I was born in Teresópolis, in the mountains of Rio de Janeiro, the son of British missionaries. After twenty years in Brazil I came to England to study engineering but fortunately to myself (and others) changed course and went on to complete an MA in The Study of Contemporary Art at Liverpool University and a PhD in the History and Theory of Art at The London Institute (now UAL).
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