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Enrique Chagoya

I imagine it would be difficult for someone who has had such a vast career as Enrique has to decide what to include in his artists talk. I thoroughly enjoyed his relaxed approach to presentation and his ability as a storyteller. He definatley took me on a journey through his past and through the history of Mexico. My favorite story was the one he told about deciding to become an artist. He was engaging, funny and confident in his presentation. It was evident he had been doing this for a long time but he still had a sense of enthusiasm which is essential.

However, he went well over an hour and a half and no matter how fascinating someone is that is too long. You could feel the audience start to squrim and people started leaving. An artists talk should be no more than an hour max and with a question period at the end.

Thank you