Lecture Series Videos

Clicking on the following link will take you to YouTube to view the lecture series videos created in conjunction with the Guayasamín exhibition.  Click here to view the videos.

For links to specific videos, click below on the names of the presenters.  Their names are followed by brief descriptions of what their specific videos are about.

  • Santiago QuinteroSantiago sheds light on the sociopolitical context of Guayasamín’s life and artwork.

  • Paola Uparela ReyesLa presentación de Paola expone la primera gran colección de Guayasamín, Huacayñán que fue comisionada por el gobierno ecuatoriano durante los años cincuenta.

  • Paola Uparela Reyes (English Subtitled): Paola discusses Guayasamín's first major collection, Huacayñán, commissioned by the Ecuadorian government in the early 1950's.

  • Alejandro Castrillón: Alejandro's focus is how the political and social movements that occurred during Guayasamín's life influenced the vast body of work that he produced.

  • Laura FernandezLaura discusses the various definitions of identity and how its meaning has changed over various social periods, ultimately looking at how Oswaldo Guayasamín's identity shaped his artwork.

​For a link to the compilation videos please click the following link: Art in Motion: Oswaldo Guayasamín video

For a link to the complete videos playlist please click the following link: Guayasamín Video Playlist 

To view the closing reception lecture by Regiana Harrison, University of Maryland Professor of Comparative Literature and Anthropology, titled "Artifacts: Art and Facts...Imagining Ecuador" please click here, or watch the video below.


Special thanks to Marc Parroquin, Editor and Director of Photography for his work on this project.