Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lead “The Poor People’s Campaign”, a multicultural, multi-faith, multi-racial movement aimed at uniting poor people and their allies to demand an end to poverty and inequality. This exhibition represents a visual response to Dr. King’s “last great dream” as well as Reverend Barber’s recent “National Call for Moral Revival.”
This exhibition features the work of twelve artists with connections to the Caribbean—including the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, and coastal Colombia.
The artists invite audiences to experience how sound waves affect our bodies and to consider the manifold ideological, mechanical, spiritual, and symbolic aspects expressed by sound. With works that point to the unseen dimensions of life and subjectivity, the installation calls attention to the invisible bonds that connect us to one another
«helio TM» is a group exhibition of Mexican artists who have employed the use of traditional heliogravure in their practice. This photographic printing process has seen a resurgence in recent years, particularly in Mexico City as the workshop of artist and photographer Miguel Counahan has operated as a collaborative space for artists, known as El Taller de Mike.
Prior to this body of work, Tacla largely excluded the human figure from his paintings, letting buildings and rubble suggest a human presence or intervention. His practice shifted after personally processing images of political rallies in the U.S., Chile, Lebanon and Hong Kong, China, in 2019-20. «October 25, 2019, #4 (2022)» is emblematic of this new mode, depicting some of the estimated 1.2 million protesters that gathered across Chile’s capital, Santiago.
«Yo, usted y el Clan» at Casas Riegner, Bogotá, surveys the career of famed Colombian artist Miguel Angel Rojas. A leading figure in the history of conceptual art and a chameleon of medium and form, Rojas has recently been the subject of another retrospective. Only last year, his expansive show at the Museo de Arte Moderno Bogotá (MAMBO) Regreso a la Maloca (2021) placed a particular emphasis on the exploitation and conflict in the Amazonas region in southern Colombia. At Casas Riegner, the emphasis is a bit broader and retrospective in tone.
Claudia Martínez Garay’s striking installation practice, brilliant use of color, and varied configurations of scale and material reminds us of the importance of collective mythologies in reclaiming symbols of the past through alternative methods of storytelling practiced throughout South American communities to challenge hegemonic colonial narratives and propose alternative futures.
Curated by Mariano López Seoane and Bernardo Mosqueira, Eros Rising: Visions Of The Erotic In Latin American Art features works by Artur Barrio, Oscar Bony, Carmelo Carrá, Feliciano Centurión, David Lamelas, Carlos Motta, Wynnie Mynerva, La Chola Poblete, Tadáskía, and Castiel Vitorino Brasileiro, ten artists whose practices challenge conventional modes of imagining the erotic experience.