Maggie Borowitz

Biography

Maggie is a PhD candidate interested in the relationship between art and politics in late twentieth-century Latin America. Her research has focused especially on conceptual art in Brazil and Mexico. Her dissertation project, "Caught by Surprise: Intimacy and Feminist Politics in the work of Magali Lara," considers alternative forms of political art in 1970s and 80s Mexico City. Maggie received her BA in anthropology from the University of Chicago in 2013 and spent a couple of years working in art museum education and programming before returning to the University.