Tatiana Flores is a scholar of the visual culture of the hemispheric Americas, specializing in modern and contemporary Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx art. She is the author of the award-winning monograph Mexico’s Revolutionary Avant-Gardes: From Estridentismo to ¡30-30! (Yale University Press, 2013). Committed to public-facing work, she has been active as an independent curator for over two decades.
Alex Del Dago is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Art & Architectural History graduate program at the University of Virginia. Working with David Getsy, Alex studies and works in the field of Modern & Contemporary American Art, with an emphasis on gender & sexuality, queer studies, and social/political art and material culture.
Huajie (Catherine) Fan is a first-year doctoral student studying medieval Buddhist art with Professor Dorothy Wong. Before joining UVA in 2022, Catherine graduated from SOAS University of London with an MA in History of Art and Archaeology. The master's thesis at SOAS, entitled "An Iconological Study of the Uṣṇīṣavijayā Cult in Dunhuang," explored different stages of the Uṣṇīṣavijayā cult in Dunhuang from the eighth to thirteenth century to reveal distinctive localized development of this cult.
Emily is a first-year PhD student in Art & Architectural History studying with Dr. Sarah Betzer. Emily’s research focuses on the materials of sculpture, specifically plaster in nineteenth-century France.
PhD Stanford University, 2015
Olivia is a 3rd year American Studies and Media Studies major.
Mona Kasra is an Iranian American new media artist, interdisciplinary scholar, and Associate Professor of Digital Media Design at the University of Virginia. Her practice-based research questions, critiques, and experiments with the affordances of media technologies within artistic forms and in a variety of improvisational framings.