Alfabetografía/Iconografía: la escritura de Eduardo Lalo

A public conversation in Spanish with Eduardo Lalo.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Rolfe Hall 4302
Lydeen Library, UCLA

Eduardo Lalo is a Puerto Rican writer, photographer, artist and film director, whose novel Simone (Corregidor, 2011) won the Romulo Gallego Prize in 2013. Over 25 years Lalo has published novels, chronicles, and essays, some of them mixing writing with photography and art. He has also directed two mid-length movies: donde  (2004) and La ciudad perdida (2006). His visual work (photography, film, paintings and installations) has been part of multiple exhibitions in Puerto Rico, the United States, Argentina, Brazil, and Spain, among others. He is also the author of En el Burger King de la Calle San Francisco (1986), Ciudades e islas (1995), La isla silente (2002), Los pies de San Juan (2002), La inutilidad (2004; 2013), donde (2005), Los países invisibles (2008, Winner of the Premio de Ensayo Juan Gil-Albert-Ciutat de Valencia, 2006), and El deseo del lápiz: castigo, urbanismo, escritura (2010). 

A reception will follow the discussion.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Special Instructions

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For more information please contact

Jorge Marturano Tel: 310-794-5693

Download File: 4-15-14LaloTalk-lj-bcd.pdf

Sponsor(s): , Spanish and Portuguese, Department of Spanish and Portuguese and UCLA Latin American Institute Working Group on Transatlantic Cultures in the Atlantic World.