Curator, Lecturer, Art, Culture, and Technology Graduate Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mario A. Caro is a critic, historian, and curator of contemporary Indigenous art. His research topics include the representation of Indigenous cultures within the museum; the visual production of an “aesthetics of nostalgia” within photographic practices; and a critique of art historical methodologies as colonial discourses. He has curated national and international exhibitions and was the curator of exhibitions at Alaska House, New York in Soho, NY. He is a Lecturer in the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology, and has taught at institutions including Otis School of Art and Design, Indiana University, where he held the post of Public Scholar for Civic Engagement, and New York University as a fellow in the John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Program in Humanities and Social Thought. He is also the founding editor of InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture. His work within the academy complements his endeavors within various arts communities to promote global cultural exchanges. He is a former president of Res Artis and continues to dedicate his efforts in promoting the mobility of artists.
Tuesday, May 21
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM