Erik Del Búfalo speaks with artist Ana Alenso about the questions her work activates around the imaginaries of uncertainty within the Venezuelan present, perpetuated by a voracious petro-state.
Ciclón del dinero (2015).
The Orinoco Mining Arc is an area in Southern Venezuela of more than 100,000 km2, rich in various minerals such as gold, copper, diamond, and coltan; and stated by decree, in 2016, by the Maduro government to be intensively exploited. Mafias, Colombian guerrillas, military forces and common criminals vie for plots of their territory. Multiple organizations have denounced crimes against human rights, as well as ecological crimes.