Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
An Index and Its Histories

An Index and Its Histories

Gala Porras-Kim

Commonwealth and Council Los Angeles, CA 11/04/2017 – 01/06/2018

What happens when artifacts from a culture with an oral tradition are collected into a predominantly visual archive? How can such an archive serve to restore such artifacts, if not to their native context, then to at least some functional mode of communication? These fundamental problems of knowledge acquisition, visual representation (both ethnographic and aesthetic),

Gala Porras-Kim. Exhibition view at An Index and Its Histories, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, 2017. Courtesy of Commonwealth and Council Gala Porras-Kim. Exhibition view at An Index and Its Histories, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, 2017. Courtesy of Commonwealth and Council Gala Porras-Kim. Exhibition view at An Index and Its Histories, Commonwealth and Council,

Dysfunctional Formulas of Love Dysfunctional Formulas of Love

Dysfunctional Formulas of Love

Curated with Corazón Del Sol and Víctor Albarracín Llanos

The Box Los Angeles, California, USA 09/17/2017 – 11/04/2017

Artists: Andrés Felipe Uribe, Andrés Matute, Beatriz Eugenia Díaz, Breyner Huertas, Carlos Bonil, Carolina Caycedo, Corazón Del Sol, Eider Yangana, Eusebio Siosi, Gabriel Mejía, Gala Porras-Kim, Henry Palacio, Jennifer Rojas, Juan Guillermo Tamayo, Julio Giraldo, Liliana Vélez, Lorena Espitia, María Angélica Madero, María Buenaventura, María Isabel Rueda, María Mercedes Salgado, Mario Llano, Milena Bonilla, Mugre, Nicolás Vizcaíno, Richard Bent Cano, Tupac Cruz, Vanesa Ortiz, Víctor Albarracín Llanos, William Contreras Alfonso, Wilson Díaz, Yaron Michael Hakim Dysfunctional Formulas of Love brings together 32 Colombian artists in order

Carlos Bonil, Choral Machine: Routine #, 2017, Video animation, obsolete appliances, transformed computer speakers. Dimensions: variable. Courtesy: the artist and The Box, LA. Fredrik Nilsen Studio. Beatriz Eugenia Díaz, Aria No. 23 (left) & Aria No. 15 (right), 2017 (both). Video (left), oil on paper (right),4:44 mins (left), 13 x 69 inches (right). Courtesy: the

A Universal History of Infamy

A Universal History of Infamy

Curated by Rita Gonzalez, José Luis Blondet and Pilar Tompkins Rivas

LACMA Los Angeles, California, USA 08/20/2017 – 02/19/2018

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents A Universal History of Infamy featuring sixteen U.S. Latino and Latin American artists and collaborative teams who work across a range of media—from installation and performance to sculpture and video—and adopt methodologies from diverse disciplines, including anthropology, history, linguistics, and literature. Most of the works on view are new projects that

Ángela Bonadies, The Kitchen/La cocina (LA New Times Western School; Onnuri Church; Jin Young Yoon), 2016 and Street Meeting, 2016, 2017 from the series David Alfaro Siqueiros, Street Meeting, LA, 1932, 2016–2017, courtesy of the artist, installation view in A Universal History of Infamy, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, August 20, 2017–February 19, 2018,

Aún: 44 Salón Nacional de Artistas, Pereira, Colombia Aún: 44 Salón Nacional de Artistas, Pereira, Colombia

Aún: 44 Salón Nacional de Artistas, Pereira, Colombia

By Ericka Flórez Hidalgo Pereira, Colombia 09/16/2016 – 11/14/2016

To represent or perform the path? Artistic Director: Rosa Ángel Curators: Víctor Albarracín, Inti Guerrero, Guillermo Vanegas Artists: Adriana Arenas, Alberto De Michele, Alfonso Suárez, Alicia Barney, Álvaro Herazo, Amadou Keita, Ana María Millán, Andreas Siekmann, Andres Felipe Gallo, Andrés Felipe Uribe Cárdenas, Antonio Caro, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Barış Doğrusöz, Beatriz González, Bruno Mazzoldi, Cajón de Sastre,

Ming Wong, Ascent to the Heavenly Palace (III) [Ascención al Palacio Celestial (III)], Scenography for a Chinese Science Fiction Opera (I) [Escenografía para una ópera china de Ciencia Ficción (I)], 2015, Instalación, Variables. Cortesía: AÚN 44 Salón Nacional de Artistas | David Escobar Parra ¿Representar o performar la trocha? Directora artística: Rosa Ángel Curadores: Víctor

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Galia Eibenschutz, Michael Joo, Erick Meyenberg and Gala Porras Kim

Fundación Casa Wabi - Santa María Mexico City, Mexico 09/23/2016 – 10/22/2016

En el marco de las celebraciones de su segundo aniversario, Fundación Casa Wabi abre las puertas de un espacio de exhibición en el tradicional barrio de Santa María la Ribera en la Ciudad de México. Dentro de la oferta expositiva existente en la ciudad, Santa María surge como una plataforma sin fines de lucro destinada a la exhibición y

En el marco de las celebraciones de su segundo aniversario, Fundación Casa Wabi abre las puertas de un espacio de exhibición en el tradicional barrio de Santa María la Ribera en la Ciudad de México. Dentro de la oferta expositiva existente en la ciudad, Santa María surge como una plataforma sin fines de lucro destinada a la exhibición y