Contemporary Artistic Practices, Insubordinate Bodies, and Self-Representation Policies

Through the analysis of the work of Jenny Jaramillo, Karina Aguilera Skvirsky, and Saskia Calderón, the curator Eduardo Carrera inquires into the body explorations around dissident subjectivities in the Ecuadorian artistic field, artistic productions which dislocate the concepts of race, identity, and gender.

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  1. It is the name of a movement initiated virally as a hashtag in social networks. In October 2017, to denounce sexual assault and sexual harassment, following accusations of sexual abuse against film producer and American executive Harvey Weinstein.

  2. International political movement that campaigns against violence against black people. BLM regularly protests against the death of black people in homicides committed by police officers, as well as for broader issues of racial profiling, police brutality, and racial inequality.

  3. Had its origins in 2003, in Rosario, and during the National Campaign for the right to Abortion. Eight thousand scarfs were distributed per year throughout the country. In 2018, its production exceeded 200 thousand. The details of a piece that took its color by chance and was forged as a banner of women’s struggle for equal rights.

  4. Nosotras Proponemos (Asamblea Permanente de Trabajadoras del Arte) raises the awareness about the patriarchal and macho behaviors that dominate the world of art and that regulate the ways of positioning of cultural agents. It surged in Argentina at the end of 2017.

  5. Miguel A. López, Robar la historia. Correlatos y prácticas artísticas de oposición, Santiago de Chile: Metales Pesados, August 2017.

  6. Archivas & Documentas. Mujeres Arte Visualidades en Ecuador is a project that seeks to make visible the lack of presence and participation of women artists in collections, archives and exhibitions of national and local governments of Ecuador; the investigation was carried out by the artists Tania Lombeida and Gary Vera.

  7. Statement of the artist Jenny Jaramillo (Ecuador, 1962), interviewed by Eduardo Carrera, December 2018.

  8. El Valle del Chota is an Ecuadorian region located in the basin of the Chota River, in the middle of the Andean highlands and characterized by having a population of inhabitants of African origin.

  9. Interview with the artist Karina Aguilera Skvirsky (Ecuador, 1969) by Gabriela Rangel and Christina de León in Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, 2013.

  10. Statement by the artist Saskia Calderón (Ecuador, 1982), interview Eduardo Carrera, December 2018.

  11. The huaorani or waorani is an Amerindian town that inhabits the northwest of the Amazon, east of Ecuador and which retains its isolation and language.

  12. Beatriz Preciado, “Multitudes queer. Notas para una política de los ‘anormales’”, in Revista Nombres del Centro de Investigaciones “ María Saleme de Burnichón,” Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, n. 19, 2005.


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