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  • Lo dulce y lo amargo en el arte : breve reflexión sobre la pertinencia del performance contemporáneo.
    Rivera Rosario, Nelson
    Puerto Rican professor and critic Nelson Rivera cites examples of performances carried out in different countries starting in 1967 in which violence and bodily mutilation figure prominently. The sixties and eighties witnessed a great many labor [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1062952

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Notas dispersas sobre "una cosa es una cosa"....
    Restrepo, José Alejandro, 1959-
    This is a typewritten text by Colombian video artist José Alejandro Restrepo on María Teresa Hincapié’s performance Una cosa es una cosa [A Thing Is a Thing] (1990), which was awarded first prize at the XXXIII Salón Nacional de Artistas in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087762

  • Parquedades : escenas de parque para una actriz, video y música
    Restrepo, José Alejandro, 1959-
    This document is the program for the performance Parquedades: escenas de parque para una actriz, video y música [Sparingness:Park Scenes for an Actress, Video and Music] (1987), a video and action conceived by José Alejandro Restrepo to be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087855

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Presentación
    Ramos, María Elena, 1947-
    Researcher María Elena Ramos includes two interviews in her “Presentación” of the book Acciones frente a la Plaza. Reseñas y documentos de siete eventos para una nueva lógica del arte venezolanos, the first with historian Bélgica Rodríguez [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865751

  • 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

  • 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
    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

  • 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
    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

  • 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

  • Siete eventos para una nueva lógica del arte venezolano
    Calzadilla, Juan, 1931
    In his essay “Siete eventos para una lógica del arte venezolano,” the critic Juan Calzadilla describes the 1981 event Acciones frente a la Plaza, which involved non-objective works of art produced by seven artists in different parts of the city [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865589

  • 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

  • The rhetoric of the body=Las retóricas del cuerpo
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    Nelly Richard discusses the use of the human body as a support for a work of art. She refers to two art actions beginning in 1975. One of them was El perchero by Carlos Leppe; in the other, Raúl Zurita burned his face, photographed it, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744815

  • Theatro da Experiencia
    Braga, Rubem
    This newspaper article about the CAM (Club of Modern Artists) describes the activities of the Teatro da Experiência, the theater company founded by Flávio de Carvalho in 1933. The author explains that the group objectives are “to create [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782944

  • Those were the days (of the dead)
    Gamboa, Harry, Jr.
    In this essay, author and artist Harry Gamboa, Jr. presents a series of episodes recalling the public performances in Los Angeles of the collective, ASCO. The text also highlights memories of violence and suffering in the writer’s neighborhood [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809733

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Una cosa es una cosa : performance
    Hincapié, María Teresa, 1954- 2008
    This document is the program handed out to the public at the performance of María Teresa Hincapié’s Una cosa es una cosa [A Thing Is a Thing] (1990) which received first prize at the XXXIII Salón Nacional de Artistas (1990). In a text that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1087794

  • Una resta de sentido
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    In this essay, Nelly Richard discusses some of the “art actions” that Lotty Rosenfeld—a member of the art action group known as CADA—created on public roads and highways in Chile. Rosenfeld altered traffic signage and lines on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734543

  • 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

  • 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

  • Yeni y Nam: Evento de lenguajes de acción. Performance Art 1979-1981
    Galería de Arte Nacional (Venezuela)
    This is the catalogue for the event organized by the Venezuelan artists Yeni and Nan (Jennifer Hackshaw and María Luisa González), which included Integraciones en agua, the performance work they presented at the Galería de Arte Nacional (Caracas, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1097470