Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Room for Failure Room for Failure

Room for Failure

Curated by Omar López-Chahoud

Piero Atchugarry Gallery Miami, Florida, USA 02/21/2019 – 05/19/2019

Room for Failure is a group exhibition about the thought process and connection that exists between the mental space of the creator and the end result (the artwork)—the subjective versus the objective. It is often associated with the simple action of defeat, collapse, and nonsuccess. Although “failure” has a negative connotation and it is read as

Andre Komatsu, Ruinas latino-americanas (2018). Digital manipulation printed on newspaper (Folha de São Paulo, 01/24/2018) and cotton string. Image courtesy of Piero Atchugarry Gallery Andre Komatsu, Terra plena 3 [project] (2019). 30 cement bags cut and hardened cement. Image courtesy of Piero Atchugarry Gallery William Cordova, Rami maki (Condensed history of Alchemy) (2019). Cut paper, ink, and paint.

#1: Cartagena #1: Cartagena

#1: Cartagena

Cartagena de Indias Atlántico, Colombia 02/07/2014 – 04/07/2014

Curators : Berta Sichel with co-curators Bisi Silva, Barbara Krulik, Paul Willemsen (International exhibition) and Miguel Gonzalez, Gabriela Rangel, Stephanie Rosenthal (Colombian artists exhibition) #1: Cartagena is an issue-oriented project with works spread throughout the historic district. #1: Cartagena reflects on the cultural traditions of the people, the history and the deep connections to the colonial past, as well

Curators : Berta Sichel with co-curators Bisi Silva, Barbara Krulik, Paul Willemsen (International exhibition) and Miguel Gonzalez, Gabriela Rangel, Stephanie Rosenthal (Colombian artists exhibition)     #1: Cartagena is an issue-oriented project with works spread throughout the historic district. #1: Cartagena reflects on the cultural traditions of the people, the history and the deep connections to the colonial past,