Announcement of the Awards and Honorable Mentions: International Call for Submissions "Building Latin American Bicentennials in the Age of Globalization"

Universidad Central de Chile · November 30th and December 1st, 2008 

Awards and Mentions

In the third and last round of evaluation celebrated in the Universidad Central de Chile on November 30th and December 1st, 2008, 5 awards and 7 honorable mentions were selected corresponding to the international call for papers and visual presentations "Building Latin American Bicentennials in the Age of Globalization"

The granted awards and honorable mentions were announced in a press conference held on December 2nd in the headquarters of the Universidad Central de Chile, Santiago. The results were announced by: the authorities of the Universidad Central de Chile represented by the Dean of the Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Paisaje of the Universidad Central of Chile Eliana Israel, the Director of the Centro de Estudios del Patrimonio Patricio Gross and the researcher René Martinez Lemoine; the Director of the Observatory on Latin American (OLA) of The New School University of New York, Michael Cohen; the Dean of the Urbanismo de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (FADU UBA) Jaime Sorín; the representative of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Virginia Guedea; the co-directors of the Bicentennials Program of FADU UBA Margarita Gutman and Rita Molinos and the general coordinator of the program Ileana Versace. Among the attendees were professors, students who participated in the project.

The following 5 essays and presentations were awarded:

N0037: Cuarterolo, Andrea. "Building the Nation. The Argentine Fiction Cinema of the First Centennial". (Essay)

N0070: Boselli, Alberto; Raponi, Graciela." Plaza de Mayo 200 Years". (Audiovisual)

N0083: Niedermaier, Alejandra. "The Visual Imagination of a National Project". (Essay)

N0097: Colón Llamas, Luis Carlos. "To Represent the Nation in the Urban Space: Bogotá and the Celebration of the Centenary of the Independence". (Essay)

N0101: Inostroza Pino, Luis. "The Celebration of the Bicentennial of the Republic in the End of the World. Works-Projects-Concepts". (Essay)

The following 7 essays obtained an honorable mention:

N0021: Cortés Aliaga, Gloria. "That's Offensive! The Cartoons of the Centennial and the Monuments to Spain". (Essay)

N0032: Giaudrone, Carla. "Cultural Memory and Visual Culture of the Centennial. Iconography of the Gaucho in Commemorative Albums of Argentina". (Essay)

N0035: Quiroz Rothe, Héctor. "Commemoration, Freedom and Citizenship". (Essay)

N0074: Condoleo, Sandra; González, Lydia; Zangrandi, Marcos. "Buenos Aires Celebrates the Centennial. Uncertainty and Splendor in a City Under Construction". (Essay)

N0075: Coutinho Marques Gives Silva, Rachel. "The Re-creation and Re-Modeling of City: The Plan and Ideology of the 1922 International Exposition of the Brazilian Independence Centennial in Rio de Janeiro". (Essay)

N0127: Valenzuela Levi, Nicolás. "Santiago de Chile: Two-hundred Years as Republican City, Against the Naturalization of the Urban Space". (Essay)

N0131: Garavelli, Clara. "Between the Binary Construction and the Uncertainty". (Essay)

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