Lecture by Enrique Martinez Celaya, given at Florida International University, December 5, 2010

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Enrique Martinez Celaya talks about his life and his work.

Introduction by Carol Damian.

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Enrique Martínez Celaya is a contemporary artist who works in painting, sculpture, photography, poetry, and prose, presented in contexts known as "environments." His artistic work examines the complexities and mysteries of individual experience, particularly in its relation to nature and time, and explores the question of authenticity revealed in the friction between personal imperatives, social conditions, and universal circumstances. These examinations often result in comprehensive projects addressing memory, familiarity, attachment, love, death, and longing. Although his thinking is influenced by literature and philosophy, his work regards the subjective experience of everyday life rather than the nature of trends in cultural practices.

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Breakfast in the Park



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