Edgar Endress Artist's Talks Tue, Oct 4, 2016 4:30 PM Edgar Endress teaches new media and social practice at George Mason University. Born in Chile, Endress has exhibited extensively throughout the world, most recently at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) in 2015 and in the Land Art Biennial in Mongolia in 2016. In association with Provisions Library, he initiated the Floating Lab Collective, a team of interdisciplinary artists who deploy innovative art projects in collaboration with urban communities. His work focuses on syncretism in the Andes, displacement in the Caribbean, and mobile art-making practices. He received his MFA in Video Art from Syracuse University and has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships, including from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Creative Capital Fund. His presentation will focus on memory, oblivion, and forms of resistance. He will discuss his personal and collective art research into topics of power and postcolonialism from the mestizo baroque, popular culture, the dictatorial history in Chile, and shamanism.