Gonzalez held the film screenings “Columbian Video Art”, Contemporary Columbian Art”, and a screening from the International Performance Festival, Museo La Tertulia, Cali. He was the keynote speaker on Wednesday the 27th with his lecture titled “Columbia: Arte y Violencia” held in Burton Morgan Auditorium, as well as working with students throughout the week.
Miguel Gonzalez is a well known Columbian art critic. His publications include Columbia, visiones y miradas (2002,2005), Entrevistas, Art y cultura de Latinoamerica y Columbia (2003), Francois Dolmetsch (2003). In 2005 he co-authored Performance y Arte-Accion en America Latina. He has received several awards for his work as assistant director in films such as Carne de tu carne (Carlos Mayolo, 1984), El dia que me quieras (Sergio Dow, 1988). He has worked with film directors Werner Herzog (Cobra verde, 1987) and Franceso Rossi (Chronicle of a Foretold Death, 1987).
Miguel Gonzalez's visit was sponsored by the Vail Visiting Artists Fund, The Patty Foresman Foundation Fund, The Honors Program, The Studio Art Program and the Department of Modern Languages.