History of Art and Architecture

Paula Kupfer Presents Paper at University of Texas at Austin

On October 31st, PhD candidate Paula Kupfer presented "The Exotic Dominates, Which Is Regrettable’: Negotiating Foreignness in the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden” at the Center for Latin American Visual Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Paula specializes in the history of photography and modern art in Latin America, with an emphasis on the ecological and political dimensions of lens-based practices. Her dissertation project addresses the intersections of photography, environmental history, and enslavement in imperial Brazil through the work of landscape photographer Marc Ferrez.