Erin Aldana is a curator and art historian currently based in San Diego, California. She specializes in modern and contemporary Latin American art. Her research explores the emergence of urban interventions, experimental printmaking, and otherwise “marginal” forms of art in Brazil during the 1970s. She has taught at the University of California, San Diego, UC Irvine, the University of Texas at Austin, and Southwestern University. She has published articles on Latin American art and film in The Geometry of Hope: Latin American Abstract Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, Art Nexus, CAA Reviews, Social Identities, and Third Text. She is a 2014 recipient of the Warhol Foundation Arts Writers grant for the exhibition catalog for the show “Xerox Art in Brazil and Argentina, 1970-1980,” which has also received a research and planning grant from the Getty Foundation as part of its “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” initiative.