Reception for Artist and Physician Libia Posada

September 16, 2017 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Reception for Libia Posada, M.D., a surgeon and contemporary artist from MedellĂ­n, Colombia. She specializes in emergency medicine, social medicine, and visual art at the University of Antioquia. Her overlapping medical/artistic practice focuses on public health, intimate partner violence, forced displacement, trauma, traditional medicine, and community healing practices. This in-process art installation "BE PATIENT | SE PACIENTE," is comprised of materials collected from Duke's Medical Surplus Warehouse and Posada's own work. Free and open to the public.

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  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)