Past Seminars

Florencia San Martín


Florencia San Martín is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History at Rutgers University, where she is completing a dissertation titled “The Art of Alfredo Jaar within a Latin American Framework.” She received an MFA from NYU in Creative Writing in Spanish and a BA in Studio Art from Catholic University in Chile. A contributor to ArtNexus and Artishock, she has written book chapters and exhibition catalogues on artists such as Pedro Lemebel and Jorge Tacla and has curated exhibitions in both Chile and New York. Prior to joining the CCA, Florencia taught courses in art history at the College of Staten Island-CUNY.

Areas of Interest: Latin American studies, contemporary art, Chilean art, decoloniality, gender and performance studies, and the history of photography.