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Landings 5

An exhibition curated by Joan Duran

July 5,2007 - September 16, 2007

Landings was conceived by the visual artist community of Belize in mid 2003 and one year later took off with landings/1st in the restored XVII century Franciscan convent of Conkal, on the outskirts of Mérida, Yucatán, México. By early 2010 it has accomplished its preset 10 international events, comprising 8 exhibitions that took place in México (2), Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, USA, Cuba (2) and Taiwan. landings 9/the forum was held in Belize in August 2008 and the project ends with landings TEN, a conceptual book/event, the finale of a set of nine books (landings 6+7 exhibitions held in Havana are 1 book) reflecting the entire 7 year collective effort involving over 70 visual artists from 15 nations of the Caribbean, Central America and Yucatán, along with the later inclusion of 1 Taiwanese artist who worked with us at landings 8, Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Additionally, many writers, designers, journalists, photographers and translators of various nationalities play an important role in the team’s efforts. landings is directed/coordinated by Joan Duran.

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