Topic Descriptor: performance art×
  • Arte en las calles
    Padín, Clemente, 1939-
    In this essay, the artist and performer Clemente Padín explains the concept of “street art and urban art” following the alternative art exhibition, Tomarte, held in the city of Rosario, Argentina, in April 1990, with the pretense [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1243093

  • Un memorial para América Latina : Clemente Padín en E.E.U.U.
    Larnaudie, Olga
    This essay is about an invitation that was extended to Clemente Padín by the Yellow Springs Institute (USA) to perform at the gathering of Latin American artists held in October of 1989, resulting from information on the event. The artist, in an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1242169

  • Se nos despertó el indio : Bienal municipal : segunda parte
    Torres, Alfredo, 1941-2018
    This is a critical review of the I Bienal de Artes Plásticas that was held at the Subte Municipal de Montevideo, an exhibition space in the capital city of Uruguay, in 1992. The author explicitly acknowledges Clemente Padín for his presentation of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1242113

  • La performance desde la perspectiva Latinoamericana
    Padín, Clemente, 1939-
    In this article Clemente Padín discusses the historical development of performance art in Europe and in North America. He also refers to specific examples to describe the nature of this action art as practiced in Latin America. He believes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1240733

  • Arte de Acción en Latinoamérica : cuerpo político y estrategias de resistencia
    De Gracia, Silvio, 1973-
    In this essay, critic and performer Silvio de Gracia explains the importance of and provides context for “action art” in Latin America. He demonstrates its specificity in the region, showing how it differs from similar tendencies in Europe and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1240673

  • Los desaparecidos no son líneas de omnibus
    Tomsich, Francisco, 1981-
    In this text, artist and essayist Francisco Tomsich interviews Clemente Padín about his artistic career and the performance he did at the Boxing Club de Barrio Sur in Montevideo in 1987 in which he condemned the forced disappearance of individuals [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1240643

  • Las "acciones" de Teresa Vila
    Vila, Teresa, 1931-2009
    In an artistic “manifesto” published on a flier to be handed out to the audience, Teresa Vila explains the aims of her “action art,” also called “actions with theme,” which had political and media impact in Uruguay in the sixties. Her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1236324

  • Invitación al sacrificio
    Torres, Alejandro
    In the text “Invitación al sacrificio” [An Invitation to Sacrifice], commentator Alejandro Torres discusses the poetic quality of the staging and production in the work of the Mapa Teatro collective directed by Colombian artist Rolf Abderhalden [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1184781

  • Un incesante viajero que al final descubre el enigma
    Chacón, Katherine
    In connection with the exhibition Antología del desarraigo (1992), the curator Katherine Chacón writes about the career of the Venezuelan mixed-media artist, Ángel Vivas Arias. The writer highlights the duality of mysticism and nature evident [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1169366

  • La última sábana
    Azcarate, Ana de
    Researcher Ana de Azcárate analyzes the art of Sandra Vivas from her early production through 2004. De Azcárate points out constants in Vivas’s work, such as feminism and machismo, the use of her own body in performances and in videos, and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1164030

  • Diana López en PS1
    Fuenmayor, Jesús
    Curator Jesús Fuenmayor explores the work of Venezuelan artist Diana López on the basis of her participation in an annual show at PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, in New York. The theme López presented for that show was the result of her experiences [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1163934

  • Entrada al cuerpo del cuerpo
    Flores, Elsa
    In this essay about the Venezuelan communicator, dramatist, and performance artist Marco Antonio Ettedgui, Elsa Flores discusses his work as a body artist. Flores explains that, in Ettedgui’s events, the act of communicating and educating is just [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1152721

  • Ida Píngala II
    Wenemoser, Alfred, 1954-
    The creator of the work “Ida Píngala II,” Alfred Wenemoser, wrote a text organized into two parts describing the work, which was shown at the Bienal de São Paulo in 1981. In the first part, the artist summarizes in six steps the content of his [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1152581

  • [Hacer política desde el arte,...]
    Sandoval, Rosemberg, 1959-
    This essay was written by the artist Rosemberg Sandoval as the introduction to the exhibition catalogue Dibujos sobre lona, video e instalación, Rosemberg Sandoval that was organized by the Galería Casas Riegner in 2009. In his essay, Sandoval [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1134110

  • Cuerpo final : el máximo lienzo
    Echeverry, Santiago, 1970-
    “Cuerpo final: el máximo lienzo” [Final Body: The Ultimate Canvas], an article written by Santiago Echeverry, appeared in the second edition of Clave 019–17, the magazine published by Multimedia Creation Major in the art department at the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1133932

  • Reflexiones, acciones y artefactos : obras Raúl Naranjo 1997- 2008
    Naranjo, Raúl, 1968-
    In 2008, Raúl Naranjo wrote “Reflexiones, acciones y artefactos. Obras Raúl Naranjo 1997?2008,” a presentation and brief description of his work in the performance genre from 1997 until 2004. The text contains three parts. In the first, Naranjo [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132965

  • Rosemberg Sandoval
    González, Miguel, 1950-
    This text by Colombian curator and critic Miguel González was among the materials included in the catalogue Rosemberg Sandoval reflexionarte X Festival Internacional de Arte de Cali, published in 2001 in conjunction with an event sponsored by the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132564

  • Por devoción al arte
    Marín Arango, Olga
    Entitled “Por devoción al arte,” this article published on April 18, 1994 was written by Olga Marín Arango, editor of La guía, the cultural section of the Bogotá-based newspaper El Espectador. It reviews the Primer Premio del XXXV Salón [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132240

  • Rosemberg Sandoval
    Sandoval, Rosemberg, 1959-
    The Colombian artist Rosemberg Sandoval took part in the Simposio sobre la situación social, política y artística en Colombia [Symposium on the Social, Political, and Artistic Situation in Colombia], organized by the Fundación Daros Latinamerica [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132160

  • Rosemberg Sandoval
    Herzog, Hans- Michael, 1956-
    This is the published record of the conversation that ensued when Hans-Michael Herzog, the curator of the Fundación Daros Latinamerica [Daros Latinamerica Foundation] interviewed Rosemberg Sandoval. The interview shows how the Colombian artist’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132144

  • Perfoartnet : encuentro internacional de performance
    Arcos Palma, Ricardo
    The article PerfoArtNet. Encuentro Internacional de Performance [PerfoArtNet: International Performance Meeting], written by Ricardo Arcos-Palma was published in the Vistazos Críticos [Critical Views] section of the online edition of the Colombian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1132128

  • El Ribereño: arte objeto, disfraz, danza
    Suarez Ciodaro, Alfonso, 1952-
    This article appeared in the fortnightly newspaper Última Página [Last Page], published in the city of Barranquilla, four months after the prize at the VIII Salón Regional Zona Norte [Eighth Regional Salon, Northern Zone] was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1131952

  • Performance en el contexto del museo
    Medina, Juan David
    This article by Juan David Medina, a member of the Helena Producciones art group, addresses the debate prompted by the III Festival de Performance [Third Festival of Performance Art] held in October 1999 at the Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1131320

  • Artistas Cali entes: entrevista a Juan F. Mejía y Wilson Díaz
    In the interview conducted by the Colombian journal Vice Versa, Juan Fernando Mejía and Wilson Díaz have the opportunity to talk about their artistic beginnings, joint projects, and themes that interest them. They also discuss the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130967

  • El salón de la extravagancia
    Ponce de León, Carolina, 1955-
    Written by Carolina Ponce de León under the title “El salón de la extravagancia,” this document was published in the “Nuestra Época” section of the Bogotá daily newspaper El Espectador, on May 8, 1994. It was written as a criticism of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130195

  • Van Goghs vs. taburetes
    Zuleta, Rodrigo
    This article written by Rodrigo Zuleta was published in the newspaper La prensa, on January 5, 1989. In it, the writer explains how the life experience of the Colombian artist, María Angélica Medina, has included being a mother, daughter, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130178

  • La lección de anatomía : instalación y performance : Dioscórides y Grupo Dedalus : exposición Tránsito
    Pérez, Dioscórides, 1950-
    These documents written by Dioscórides Pérez consist of two texts published in the catalogue Tránsito (2001). Both articles serve as a report on the performance La lección de anatomía (2000), presented by the writer himself, working with the Dé [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130102

  • Suárez y Caro ganaron el VIII Salón de Artistas
    Puerta O., Laurian (Puerta Ordoñez)
    This news piece, written by Laurian Puerta Ordóñez, was published on July 28, 1997, in the newspaper El Heraldo, in the city of Barranquilla. The article acknowledges the first prize at the VIII Salón Regional de Artistas Zona Norte awarded to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1130022

  • El ribereño
    Llerena, Alberto
    In this newspaper article, Alberto Llerena recounts the career of Alfonso Suárez Ciodaro, placing emphasis on the three works for which he received honorable mentions at three consecutive regional and nationwide art salons (from 1995 to 1998). [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129974

  • Guillermo Marín : la incapacidad adquirida de escapar
    Roca, José Ignacio
    In his “Columna de arena” (an online column of art criticism), José Ignacio Roca discusses the performance La incapacidad adquirida de escapar [The Acquired Inability to Escape] by Guillermo Marín at the Alianza Colombo-Francesa in Bogotá, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129814

  • Proyecto : abierto 360º ejercicios sobre la imagen (obra en proceso)
    Arjona, María José, 1983-
    The manuscript by María José Arjona entitled “Proyecto Abierto 360º ejercicios sobre la imagen (obra en proceso)” was written as a proposal for the traveling exhibition Actos de Fabulación (2000), curated by Consuelo Pabón. The proposal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129766

  • El performance en Colombia a finales del siglo XX : apuntes sobre una investigación de una generación olvidada
    Arcos Palma, Ricardo
    The article “El performance en Colombia a finales del siglo XX. Apuntes sobre una investigación de una generación olvidada,” (2007), was published in the second issue of Reflector, a virtual publication that specialized in film and theater [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129750

  • Arte a flor de piel : debate/ reflexiones sobre el "performance"
    The article “Arte a flor de piel” was published in the “Culture” section of the Bogotá newspaper El Tiempo on May 18, 2001, on the occasion of the opening of the fourth Festival de Performance de Cali at the Museo La Tertulia on May 20. The [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129734

  • María Angelíca Medina : cuando el río suena
    Rodriguez, María Inés, 1968-
    This text by María Inés Rodríguez was published in the Catálogo General de Exposiciones de la Alianza Francesa de Bogotá under the title “Nuevas Propuestas Arte en Colombia 2005–2006.”It provides information about Cuando el Rio Suena, an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129686

  • Los siete Ganadores de los Salones Regionales: antesala del 38 Salón Nacional de artistas
    Jiménez, Carlos, 1947-
    This article entitled “Los Siete Ganadores de los Salones Regionales” was published in the “Lecturas de fin de semana,” or weekend readings section of the Bogotá newspaper El Tiempo, on November 4, 2001. It consists of brief texts on the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129668

  • Acciones para la venta : Rosemberg Sandoval en Casas Riegner
    Junca, Humberto, 1968-
    In this article, visual artist Humberto Junca provides a powerful critical analysis of Rosemberg Sandoval’s solo exhibition, entitled Acciones Políticas, held at Casas Riegner gallery in Bogotáin 2008. The author divides the text into three [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129541

  • Monumentos vivos
    Pabón, Consuelo, 1961-
    This text is the closing chapter of Consuelo Pabón’s essay “Actos de Fabulación. Arte, Cuerpo y Pensamiento Año 2000: Memorias de una Itinerancia.” In 2005, it was awarded the prize given by the Colombian Ministerio de Cultura to a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129458

  • Memorias de una itinerancia
    Pabón, Consuelo, 1961-
    In this text, Consuelo Pabón provides a detailed chronological description and a curatorial rereading of the actions that formed part of the project Actos de Fabulación – Arte, Cuerpo y Pensamiento (2000), an exhibition that toured different [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129442

  • 7 Festival de Performance de Cali un proyecto de Helena
    Helena Producciones (Cali, Colombia)
    This document is the postcard produced to publicize the call for submissions organized by the Helena Producciones collective for the seventh edition of the Festival de Performance of Cali. It was released to the public on May 23, 2008 at an event [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129358

  • Performance en la ciudad de Cali, un festival en acción
    Cerón, Jaime, 1967-
    In this text, curator and critic Jaime Cerón praises HelenaProducciones for having organized the Festival de Performance of Cali (1990-2009). He describes the historical context for the collective’s important social and artistic work in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1129342

  • Arte, ciência e trópico
    Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987
    The five lectures given by Gilberto Freyre in his city of Recife and in São Paulo comprise this book. The one theme that tied all five lectures together was the imperative need to instill a tropical equatorial Portuguese Brazilian lifestyle. In a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110800

  • Flávio 1 2 3 : louco lunático infantil
    Sangirardi Júnior
    In this essay Sangirardi Jr. writes about Flávio de Carvalho. The author mentions eccentric aspects of the artist’s career, such as his controversial utopian expeditions and his bizarre ideas. Contrary to what most people think, all these very [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110717

  • Bode; A exposição de Antônio Manuel de zero às 24 horas nas bancas de jornais
    Manuel, Antonio
    The artist Antonio Manuel describes two works that were conceived for an exhibition at the MAM-RJ (Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro) in 1973, an event that the museum canceled on the eve of its opening in an attempt to avoid “difficult [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110565

  • Welcome!
    Mejía, Juan, 1966-
    In this text, Colombian artist Juan Mejía recounts in the first person his experience at the Primer Festival Municipal de Performance y Acción Plástica(1997) in the city of Cali. As an organizer and as a viewer of the event, Mejía describes in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102643

  • II Feria de Performance
    Díaz Polanco, Wilson
    This text is the second chapter in the book Festival de Performance de Cali-Colombia (2006) published by the Helena Producciones collective. In it, the collective’s cofounder, artist Wilson Díaz, describes the academic and social context from 1996 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1102548

  • Un espacio de discusión : el VII Salón Regional de Arte en Cartagena
    De Olier, Carlota
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon.                                However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100884

  • "Omelette" a la Guillermo Marín : en la Galería Carlos Alberto González
    Pignalosa, Maria Cristina
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon.                                However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100804

  • La domadora
    Gómez, Fernando, 1974-
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon.    However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100772

  • ¡Qué viva "La Novia", que viva! : performance en la exposición "Ataque del presente al resto de los tiempos"
    The article “¡Que viva ‘La novia’ que viva!” was published in the Culture – Entertainment section of the Bogotá newspaper El Tiempo on September 16, 1997 on the occasion of the performance of La novia ( [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100756

  • Del rito a la performancia
    Monsalve Pino, Juan Cristóbal, Bogotá, 1951-
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon.                                However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1100740