Sixth meeting of ROUNDTRIP II: From the Alps to the Andes and viceversa. Le Corbusier and the members of the Latin America Modern Movement
Date: 12th November, 6:00 pm CET

Docomomo International is trilled to announce the next meeting of the lecture series “ROUNDTRIP II: From the Alps to the Andes and vice-versa. Le Corbusier and the members of the Latin American Modern Movement”, organized by Ex-Momo.

Entitled  “In the wake of WOMEN within EUROPE and LATIN AMERICA”, the lecture will be held online on 12th November 2021 at 11.00 am (Bogotá) / 2.00 pm (Buenos Aires) / 6.00 pm (Turin). 

Speakers will be:
– Miquel  Maribel Aliaga and Luiza Coelho (Universidade de Brasilia)
“Philomena Miller: Brasilia-Francia, entre el exilio y la enseñanza”

– Diego Romero Sánchez (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
“Luz Amorocho en tránsito. Experiencias del Movimiento Moderno en Bogotá y París”

– Daniela Ortiz dos Santos (Goethe University Frankfurt)
“Le Corbusier and Tarsila. Transatlantic Encounters”

It will be hosted by:
Federica Ciarcià, Universidad de Belgrano / eX-momo
Carolina Quiroga, Universidad de Buenos Aires / Universidad de Belgrano

Seven sessions on a monthly basis, presented by international researchers reflecting on some of the protagonists of the Latin American Modern Movement who have developed urban projects for the continent, contributing to the debate on the contemporary urban landscape.

After the first lecture series (October-December 2020), “Roundtrip: From the Seine to the Rio de La Plata” (see more on YouTube Channel ex-momo) on the relationship between Le Corbusier and Argentina starting from the journey of 1929, in this second cycle will deepen the role of the protagonists of the Latin American Modern Movement through the architects – from Berta Zegarra Russo to German Semper, from Luz Amorocho to Lucio Costa – who developed an educational and professional relationship between the two continents.

The aim of these meetings is to reflect on urban projects, whether completed or not, the result of the exchanges of shared modernity between Europe and Latin America. Among the topics: the role of correspondence exchanges / the contribution of women architects / the realization of the urban proposals of the Modern Movement / preservation and enhancement of the heritage resulting from these exchanges.

To register, send an email to The lecture will be in Spanish.