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Professor Garcia-Roig presenting in “Ecofeminisms” at CAA

Published February 4, 2021


Professor Lilian Garcia-Roig will be presenting “Cumulative Nature: Sight on Site” as part of the “Ecofeminisms” TFAP@CAA 2021 Day(s) of Panels

The conference will be Live on Zoom-
Friday, February 12, 2021 from 5:00 – 8:00pm (EST)
Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 12:30 – 5:30pm (EST)
Free and open to the public. Registration required.

Her presentation will is in TFAP” Ecofeminisms, part 3″ – “Landscapes” and will take place on Saturday, February 13, 2021, 12:30 – 2:00pm (EST)
Nicole Awai, Lilian Garcia-Roig, María Elena González are the other presenters in this panel.

The Feminist Art Project, a program of the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities, will present their annual Day of Panels during the 109th College Art Association Conference. This two-day virtual symposium on Ecofeminisms explores the intersection between feminism, the visual arts, and the environment to help us make sense of the fraught relationship between contemporary humans and the earth and to ponder ways forward.


TFAP@CAA 2021 Affiliated Society Session
Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 3:00 – 4:30pm (EST)

Climate Relations: Indigenity in Activism, Art and Digital Media
Chairs: Anne Swartz, Savannah College of Art and Design; Connie Tell, Independent Curator, The Feminist Art Project
Panelists: Maria Hupfield, University of Toronto; Regan De Loggans, Independent Historian and Curator; Jennifer Wemigwans, University of Toronto
Respondent: Mikinaak Migwans, University of Toronto
Presented in partnership with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School.

Ecofeminisms – TFAP@CAA Day(s) of Panels 2021

Chairs: Tatiana Flores, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Ana María Reyes, Boston University; Laura Anderson Barbata, FONCA, México and LACIS, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Friday, February 12, 2021
TFAP Ecofeminisms, part 1 – Environmental Activism
5:00 – 6:30pm (EST)

Alicia Grullón, CUNY and School of Visual Arts – Notes from an Artist: From Climate Change to Pandemic in the Bronx
Monika Fabijanska, Independent Art Historian and Curator – The Evolution of Ecofeminim(s)
Diane Burko, Independent Artist – My 50 Year Journey from Feminist Activist to Environmental Activist: From Observer to Investigator to Communicator

TFAP Ecofeminisms, part 2 – Climate Change
6:30 – 8:00pm (EST)

Anuradha Vikram, University of California, Los Angeles – Feminism Beyond Humanism: Artists Bridging Gender and Ecology in the Chthulucene
micha cárdenas, University of California, Santa Cruz – The Poetics of Trans Ecologies
Elizabeth DeLoughrey (keynote), University of California, Los Angeles – Blue Ocean Being

Saturday, February 13, 2021
TFAP Ecofeminisms, part 3 – Landscapes
12:30 – 2:00pm (EST)

Nicole Awai, University of Texas at Austin – Oozing Between: Transgressive Material Realities
Lilian Garcia-Roig, Florida State University – Cumulative Nature: Sight on Site
María Elena González, San Francisco Art Institute – The Power of a Simple Gesture – Tree Talk

TFAP Ecofeminisms, part 4 – Waterways
2:00 – 3:30pm (EST)

Gina Tarver, Texas State University – Testing the Waters: Alicia Barney’s Río Cauca, 1981–82
Deborah Jack, New Jersey City University – Intertidal Imaginaries: The Resistant Geographies of the Shore(coast) in the Aftermath of Saltwater(storm surges)
Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, Vassar College – Nereids, Naiads, Seaweed: Ecofeminism in the Ecotone in Caribbean Art
Nadia Huggins, Independent Artist – Bodies Under Water: The Sea as a Democratic Space

*30 minute break

TFAP Ecofeminisms, part 5 – Decolonial Ecologies
4:00 – 5:30pm (EST)

Jolene Rickard, Cornell University – Indigenous Gendered Power Structures and Feminism
Macarena Gómez-Barris, Pratt Institute – Liquidity as Decolonial Cuir Potential
Cecilia Vicuña (closing keynote), Independent Artist – An Ancient Silence Waiting to be Heard