30,000-plus murals for the price of one. Go figure.

Author: Notre Dame News

Article written by ND Magazine Winter/Spring 2015 of Project Art in Motion/Guayasamin's Ecuador Unframed http://magazine.nd.edu/news/54827-30-000-plus-murals-for-the-price-of-one-go-

The project is a collaboration between a Spanish faculty research group headed by Carlos Jáuregui and a teaching group headed by Tatiana Botero with professors Parroquin, Mangione-Lora and Topash-Rios at the University of Notre Dame that combines art and technology, and explores questions of race, identity, and politics. It was designed for both the Notre Dame and South Bend/Mishawaka communities, and it encourages a conversation between the two.  Outreach is a major emphasis of this project, growing out of the pedagogy of community engagement that is fostered by the Center for Social Concerns. Art in Motion / Guayasamín’s Ecuador Unframedbridges cultural theory, mathematical analysis, media visualization, and computer programming in an innovative installation of the mural Ecuador (1952), a major art work by Oswaldo Guayasamín, one of the most prominent in American artists of the twentieth century. 

If you are interested in learning more about the artist, the mural, and the exhibit, materials will be available on the NDCAC web site, http://artsandculture.nd.edu/guayasamins-art-in-motion/ including teaching resources and lesson plans developed by South Bend area teachers for art, creative writing, math, and Spanish, as well as YouTube instructional videos featuring ND graduate students.