Monday, September 18, 2017 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Visual Artist and UCF Professor Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz presents "Pieta: A Mediation on Communal Grief and Healing"

Dr.Raimundi-Ortiz will discuss her recent and most ambitious project, Pieta, as a means of collective catharsis through performance art.

Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz is a nationally and internationally recognized, award winning interdisciplinary visual and performance artist. Her latest project, Pieta, debuted at the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College and was presented as part of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s IDENTIFY: Performance as Portraiture series.  She was awarded a 2016 Franklin Furnace award for performance,  nominated for the prestigious 2016 United States Artist Fellowship, named one of UCF’s 2016 Woman Making History honoree by the University of Central Florida’s Center for Success of Women Faculty.


Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218A)



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