Melanie Smith Xilitla 2010 © Melanie Smith
Melanie Smith and Rafael Ortega
Xilitla 2010

Melanie Smith, Professor Dawn Ades and Tanya Barson will be in conversation about Smith’s film installation Xilitla (on display on Level 2), Edward James’s extraordinary Surrealist garden at Xilitla in Mexico, and the relationship between modernism, the ruin and contemporary art. The event will also mark the launch of a new book on Melanie Smith’s Xilitla.