Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
La casa de Dalton

La casa de Dalton

Dalton Gata

Embajada San Juan, Puerto Rico 03/31/2018 – 06/02/2018

Embajada presents La casa de Dalton, the first solo exhibition by Caribbean artist Dalton Gata with the gallery. The title of the exhibition describes an immersive installation showcasing the diversity of Gata’s practice. This includes a selection of drawings, video, assemblage, paintings and for the first time, photographs. The installation mirrors the accumulation, collection, and decoration

Dalton Gata, La casa de Dalton, 2018. Installation view. Dimensions variable. Image courtesy of Embajada Dalton Gata, La casa de Dalton, 2018. Installation view. Dimensions variable. Image courtesy of Embajada Dalton Gata, La casa de Dalton, 2018. Installation view. Dimensions variable. Image courtesy of Embajada Embajada presenta La Casa de Dalton, la primera exhibición solista

Ultramarino

Ultramarino

Esvin Alarcón Lam

Hidrante San Juan, Puerto Rico March 2, 2018 – April 6, 2018

Hidrante presents its 17th exhibition, Ultramarino, by Esvin Alarcón Lam (Guatemala City, 1988). Esvin Alarcón Lam’s practice is based on the recontextualization of found materials and the histories to which these points. Starting from a practice that addresses sculpture, installation, painting, video, and performance, Alarcón Lam navigates the interstice of the social, political, cultural, personal,

Esvin Alarcón Lam. Vista de la instalación Ultramarino, Hidrante, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2018. Cortesía de Hidrante Esvin Alarcón Lam. Vista de la instalación Ultramarino, Hidrante, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2018. Cortesía de Hidrante Esvin Alarcón Lam. Vista de la instalación Ultramarino, Hidrante, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2018. Cortesía de Hidrante Hidrante presenta su 17ma

PM

PM

Curated by Christopher Rivera

Embajada San Juan, Puerto Rico 01/27/2018 – 03/17/2018

PM POST-MARIA PRETTY-MUCH PARTICULAR-MATTER POST-MATERIAL POST-MORTEM POST-MELANCOLIA POST-MERIDIEM PAST-MORNING PHASE-MODULATION PRICE-MATCH PURE-MATH PROJECT-MISSION PROTOTYPE-MODEL POST-MASTER PAY-MASTER POST-MODERNIST PRODUCT-MANAGER POCKET-MONSTER PUSH-MONEY PERPETUAL-MOTION POLICE-MAGISTRATE POLICE-MISCONDUCT PURPOSE-MADE PUSH-ME PHONE-ME PERFORMANCE-MEASUREMENT PRIVATE-MESSAGE PHYSICAL-MEDIUM PERMANENT-MEMORY PRINTED-MATTER POPULAR-MECHANICS POWER-MODULE Artists: Rebecca Adorno, Amara Abdal Figueroa, Radamés Juni Figueroa, Frances Gallardo, Daniel Lind Ramos, Natalia Martínez, Manuel Mendoza, Joel Yoyo Rodriguez, Lorraine Rodriguez,

Gabriella Torres Ferrer, Valora tu mentira americana, 2018. Dimensions variable. Photo courtesy: Raquel Pérez Puig Yiyo Tirado, Sin fín, 2018. Plastic gasoline tanks and metal electrical wire, 90 x 9.5 x 121 inches. Photo courtesy: Raquel Pérez Puig Radamés Juni Figueroa, Natalia Martínez, PM, Installation view, 2018. Photo courtesy: Raquel Pérez Puig PM POST-MARÍA POR-MUCHO PARTICULAR-MATERIA POST-MATERIAL

Chicharrón

Chicharrón

Mara Corsino

Hidrante San Juan, Puerto Rico 01/05/2018 – 02/09/2018

Chicharrón is the first solo exhibition of Mara Corsino (San Juan, 1979), a Puerto Rican photographer who lives and works in Brooklyn, US. For this occasion, Corsino presents her documentary project by the same name, concentrating on portraits of different women who self-identify as latinas. Chicharrón seeks to explore the expression of latinidad, understood as

Mara Corsino. Vista de la instalación Chicharrón, Hidrante, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2018. Fotografía cortesía de Raquel Perez Puig y Daniela Paola (SUPAKID) Mara Corsino. Vista de la instalación Chicharrón, Hidrante, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2018. Fotografía cortesía de Raquel Perez Puig y Daniela Paola (SUPAKID) Mara Corsino. Vista de la instalación Chicharrón, Hidrante, San

Aquí estamos & Colección Poyón Aquí estamos & Colección Poyón

Aquí estamos & Colección Poyón

Ángel y Fernando Poyón

Km 0.2 & El Lobi Santurce, Puerto Rico 07/28/2017 – 08/20/2017

Aquí estamos: Km 0.2 Guatemala, como el resto de los países americanos, es un lugar multiétnico y plurilingüe en donde los diversos pueblos que conviven en la región han desarrollado a lo largo de los siglos, en respuesta a las diferentes formas de colonización que les han sido impuestas, poderosos procesos imaginarios y simbólicos. Han

Vista de instalación: (izquierda) Fernando Poyón, Usos alternativos de bandera, 2016. Jaula de pájaro y banderas. Medidas variables; (derecha) Ángel Poyón, Serie Fuente de los deseos, 2005-2017. Dibujo en grafito. 45.72 x 31.75 cm. Cortesía de Km 0.2 Fernando Poyón, Contra la pared, 2006. Video 00:31 seg. Cortesía de Km 0.2 Vista de instalación. Colección Poyón, 2017. Cortesía de

One Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy-one Rides One Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy-one Rides

One Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy-one Rides

Chemi Rosado Seijo

Embajada San Juan, Puerto Rico 06/03/2017 – 08/05/2017

One Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy-one Rides continues Chemi Rosado-Seijo’s long-term engagement with skateboarding. For the exhibition Rosado-Seijo creates an immersive installation of urban geometric mappings evoking minimalist canons. Each panel is composed by affixing adhesive to the wheels of his skateboard, tracing his rides, and mounting the strips of tape containing smudges and detritus

Chemi Rosado-Seijo, One Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy One Rides, 2017. Installation View. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of Embajada, San Juan. Chemi Rosado-Seijo, La Habana (Video Still), from the History on Wheels series, 2015. 43 min. Courtesy of Embajada, San Juan. Chemi Rosado-Seijo, ART ROUGH AGES (from the series: History on Wheels), 2012 – 2015. Book, mounted wheels. Courtesy of Embajada, San Juan Mil

FAMA

FAMA

Carne

Km 0.2 San Juan, Puerto Rico 05/26/2017 – 06/04/2017

fama I. 1. f. Co:C,E. Tienda o mercado donde se vende la carne al por menor.   En el marco de MECA, ocupando el espacio de KM 0.2 a pocas cuadras de la feria, CARNE lanza FAMA. Parasitando la estructura del mercado con un proyecto para nada original, esta FAMA se plantea como un lugar de canje

Detalle vitrina, lámpara por Santiago Pinyol. Cortesía del artista y Km 0.2 Mobiliario por Juan Sebastián Peláez. Cortesía del artista y Km 0.2 Carne, AF-1 (detalle). Cortesía de los artistas y Km 0.2 fama I. 1. f. Co:C,E. Tienda o mercado donde se vende la carne al por menor.   En el marco de MECA, ocupando

MECA 2017, Puerto Rico MECA 2017, Puerto Rico

MECA 2017, Puerto Rico

By Diego del Valle Ríos San Juan, Puerto Rico 06/01/2017 – 06/04/2017

Tony Rodríguez and Daniel Báez Directors of MECA, Puerto Rico http://www.mecaartfair.com/ Terremoto: Could you describe the Caribbean art market and, from that, point to the importance of having an art fair with a regional focus such as MECA? What has led you to launch into such an adventure? Tony Rodríguez: We definitely have to start with

Tony Rodríguez and Daniel Báez Tony Rodríguez and Daniel Báez Tony Rodríguez y Daniel Báez Directores de MECA, Puerto Rico http://www.mecaartfair.com/ Terremoto: ¿Podrían describir el mercado de arte caribeño y a partir de ello apuntar hacia la importancia de contar con una feria de arte con un enfoque regional como lo es MECA? ¿Qué los ha

Tlalotlicuetlan Tlalotlicuetlan

Tlalotlicuetlan

Claudia Peña Salinas

Embajada San Juan, Puerto Rico 04/01/2017 – 05/27/2017

Embajada presents Tlalotlicuetlan, the first solo exhibition by Claudia Peña Salinas at the gallery. For the past several years, Peña Salinas has been doing research about Tlaloc and Chalchiuhtlicue, the male and female Aztec deities of rain and fertility, in an ongoing body of composed of sculpture, images, installation, and video. The exhibition is centered on Peña Salinas’s visits to Mexico, where

Tlaloc, 2013. C-print. Diptych. 36 x 24.5 inches, each 17.5 x 24.5 inches. Courtesy of Embajada, San Juan Tlalotlicuetlan (Installation View), 2017. Courtesy of Embajada, San Juan Tlachacan (Video Still), 2017. Video. 17 min. Courtesy of Embajada, San Juan Embajada presents Tlalotlicuetlan, the first solo exhibition by Claudia Peña Salinas at the gallery. For the past several

Future Exhibition

Future Exhibition

Michael Linares

Galería Agustina Ferreyra San Juan, Puerto Rico 02/18/2017 – 03/31/2017

They climb through an aerial root hidden in the undergrowth. There are rocks of all shapes. They walk all the river imagining their destination. The blow changes the order of things, but they will all remain there, in other places, but there. When they’re thirsty, clouds drink from the river. Not all the rocks are

Michael Linares, Future Exhibition, 2017. Cortesía del artista y Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Puerto Rico. Michael Linares © Michael Linares, Future Exhibition, 2017. Cortesía del artista y Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Puerto Rico. Michael Linares © Michael Linares, Future Exhibition, 2017. Cortesía del artista y Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Puerto Rico. Michael Linares © Suben por una raíz