In the heart of San Felipe, a northern Bogotá neighbourhood in process of gentrification, there is a building where more than 20 artists from all over the world work, talk and coexist. Each one has their own workshop and does part in the activities of the curricular program, which includes encounters with curators, theorists, leaders of indigenous communities, among others.
Founded by curator José Roca in 2016 The Flora School residence turned Bogotá into a meeting point for a diverse group of people interested in art. The reasons why artists choose this residence are diverse, although everyone agrees that the experience in Bogota represents an important moment in their career.
Here are some of the residents featured in this first review.