IN COLOMBIA, A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION EXPLORES RELATIONS BETWEEN HUMANS AND ANIMALS
Until November 24, at the Museum of Visual Arts (Bogotá, Colombia) exhibits Ánima(l), a thougth on human-animal relations, a collective exhibition that emerged from the research-creation project held at the School of Arts of Utadeo Poéticas de lo cotidiano, estéticas de la vida (Everyday Poetics, Life Aesthetics) which involved teachers, students and graduates of the School, along with other guests.
Joining together artworks by Juan Alberto Aguilar, Juan Carlos Arias, Laura Barreto, Juan Sebastian Carvajalino, Mariana Dicker, Antonio Díez, María Alejandra Fajardo, Beatriz González, Natalia Kempowsky, Juan Manuel Parra, Camilo Perilla, Silvia Ramos, José Alejandro Restrepo, Magaly Rodríguez , Abel Rodríguez, Valentina Ruiz, José Ruiz, Adriana Salazar, Boris Terán and Angélica María Zorrilla, the exhibition aims to establish a thinkins space over the dichotomies and exclusions of the human-animal relationship. All this, addressing it from a multidisciplinary proposal that includes drawing, photography, video, painting and installations.
"In large part, Western modernity defined the human from as a separation from the animal. This is how it placed an anthropocentrism configured man above the living, in particular, the animal. That separation rather than exalt the human condition, split the life of itself, "explained the curatorial team of the Museum in a statement.