Professor Miriam Basilio’s publications include “”First Win the War!” Kati Horna, Gendered Images, and Political Discord During the Spanish Civil War,” in Gabriela Rangel, Ed. Told and Untold: The Photo Stories of Kati Horna in the Illustrated Press (New York: Americas Society, 2016), the catalogue for the exhibition co-curated by Michel Otayek and Christina De León; Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War (Surrey, UK and Burlington, NY: Ashgate, 2013; Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2016; and in paperback: Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2017), which was reviewed by Mark McDonald (Print Quarterly, Vol. XXXIII (2016), No. 3, 349-354), Robert Davidson, caa.reviews, December 29, 2016; Angel Viñas and Juan Andrés Blanco, eds. La Guerra Civil española, una visión bibliografica. (Madrid: Marcial Pons Digital, 2017), p. 324). Her article, “Evolving Taxonomies at The Museum of Modern Art in the 1930s and ‘40s and the Definitions of the “Latin American Collection,”” will appear in The Americas Revealed: Collecting Colonial and Latin American Art in the United States, forthcoming from the Pennsylvania State University Press.
Professor Basilio was invited by Barcelona’s MACBA museum to participate in a conversation with artist Francesca Torres, to be held April 7, 2018. She was the co-organizer of Art and Power: From Museum to Real World with King Juan Carlos I Chair Dolores Jimenez-Blanco, Professor at Madrid’s Complutense University, held last November. She also presented a talk at the conference: “Spanish Dynasties: Portraits, Copies, and Controversy.” In the past year, she has presented a number of lectures: she was the keynote speaker at conference “Canons in Dispute: Narrations of Modernity and their Conflicts”- “Evolving Taxonomies at The Museum of Modern Art in the 1930s and 40s and the Definitions of the “Latin American Collection,”” at the Universitat de Barcelona. She was a panelist for “Art and Propaganda” with Hrag Vartanian, Editor in Chief, Hyperallergic magazine, and artists Daniel Bejar, and Sue Schaffner, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, organized by Hyperallergic and Smack Mellon in conjunction with the exhibition Of the People; and Elaine L. Johnson (17/12/1928-1979) en el Museum of Modern Art: Recuperando una comisaria y conservadora en los archivos, (Elaine L. Johnson at The Museum of Modern Art: Recuperating a Curator in the Archives), and presented a lecture at the conference, “Itinerarios transatlánticos: la Guerra fría entre campos de acción y nodos críticos,” Saint Louis University, Madrid, Itinerarios transatlánticos: la Guerra fría entre campos de acción y nodos críticos,” organized as part of the research project that I am a member of: “(De ) Centralized Moderniti(es): Art, politics and counterculture in the transatlantic axis during the Cold War” (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Departament d’História de l’Art, Universitat de Barcelona and partners Centro de Estudios, Museo Reina Sofía, Archives de la Critique d’Art, and Winchester Center for Global Futures in Art, Design, and Media). She also was a panelist with Juan Jose Lahuerta, Prof. Escola Tècnica d’Arquitectura, Barcelona, and Paula Barreiro, Universitat de Barcelona, book presentation of Barreiro Lopez’s, Avant-garde Art and Criticism in Franco’s Spain, MACBA (Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art).