Topic Descriptor: actions (works of art)×
  • Incuestionables y precursoras
    Giudici, Alberto
    Within the context of the historic reparation received by Gabriela Bocchi—who created Celda [Cell] in tandem with Jorge de Santa María (deceased)—and by Hugo Pereyra—who in turn conceived Made in Argentina with Ignacio Colombres (deceased)— [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774524

  • Informe : viaje a Tucumán de los artistas
    This text is a detailed report prepared by the Tucumán Arde [Tucumán Is Burning] organizers that informed the press about the exhibition’s objectives, sent out briefly before the show’s inauguration at the CGT (Confederación General del [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760022

  • Introducción
    Zegers, Francisco, 1953-2012
    Francisco Zegers wrote the introduction to Desacato (Disobedience), the book about Lotty Rosenfeld, which he edited. Zegers begins by explaining that Desacato is about Rosenfeld’s work, how it was produced, and the interpretations it suggests [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744924

  • Introduction=Introducción
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    This is Nelly Richard’s “Introduction” to her book Margins and Institutions. Art in Chile Since 1973, in which she outlines the concept of the Escena de Avanzada. The “advanced scene” flourished in an unofficial sector [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 738523

  • Investigaciones visuales : opinan artistas y jurados ante un decreto discriminatorio
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article explains that, eight days after the opening of the II Certamen de Investigaciones Visuales [2nd Visual Research Contest] in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1971, the public was informed about Decree 5696, which partially acknowledged the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772399

  • La caja del cachicamo
    Barboza, Diego, 1945-
    In this review of La caja del cachicamo, the action art event Diego Barboza presented at the Parque del Este (Caracas, October 1974), the Venezuelan artist describes its purpose and its components. The goal of the event is that the participants’ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1154747

  • La economía dramática de la ciudad
    Brito, Eugenia, 1950-
    María Eugenia Brito discusses Lotty Rosenfeld’s project Una milla de cruces sobre el pavimento [A Mile of Crosses on the Pavement]. She addresses the artist’s intervention of traffic lines painted on city roads from what she [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734565

  • La nueva moda : [panfleto nº 3]
    Renzi, Juan Pablo, 1940-
    This new pamphlet, titled “La Nueva Moda” [“The New Style”], demonstrates the inherent contradiction between participating in an exhibition and, at the same time, formulating an extreme critique to be produced within that art institution.  [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761475

  • La obra de arte como producto de la relación conciencia ética- conciencia estética : (Intento de fundamentación del temario presentado al “Primer encuentro nacional del arte de vanguardia)
    Renzi, Juan Pablo, 1940-
    The text presented by Juan Pablo Renzi at the Primer Encuentro Nacional de Arte de Vanguardia [First National Encounter of Vanguard Art] is defined as an “attempt to bring about the grounds for the proposed agenda” and presents a framework for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755974

  • La realidad tucumana en números
    This document is a summary containing statistical data (percentages and numbers) of several relevant variables that demonstrate the magnitude of the Tucumán crisis. Actualized data was obtained from different sources (some official and some from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760229

  • Límites de lo legal
    Comisión de Acción Artística de la Confederación General de los Argentinos
    This brief but significant assessment of Tucumán Arde [Tucumán is Burning] entitled “Límites de lo legal” [The Limits of Legality] was published in the magazine Sobre Nº 1. The text, that was signed by the Grupo de Artistas de Vanguardia of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761396

  • 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

  • Muestra modificada de un certamen : depuración ideológica en el II Salón de Investigaciones Visuales
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article reviews the alternative opening of the II Certamen Nacional de InvestigacionesVisuales [2nd National Visual Research Contest] in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1971, which took place after the scheduled date and did not include the censored [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772372

  • No (más): llamado a artistas del Colectivo Acciones de Arte (C.A.D.A.)
    Colectivo Acciones de Arte (Chile)
    In this text, the CADA art action group appeals to artists all over the world, urging them to take part in a “collective art project.” This appeal grew out of a determined response to the violence and destruction caused by the imperialist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732069

  • 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

  • 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

  • Por qué arde Tucumán
    This article refers to the circumstances surrounding the opening of the Tucumán Arde [Tucumán is Burning] exhibition?that was created by members of the Comisión de Acción Artística de la CGT (Confederación General del Trabajo de los Argentinos [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 750506

  • Premios con policía : “Ver y Estimar” con resultados
    The article begins by stating the importance that study-abroad scholarships had for young Argentinean artists, emphasizing in particular the role played by the prize awarded by the Asociación Ver y Estimar [To See and Ponder Magazine Association]. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761569

  • 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

  • Proposición para (entre) cruzar espacios límites : comentario de la autora
    Rosenfeld, Lotty, 1943-2020
    This is Lotty Rosenfeld’s written commentary on her video-performance Proposiciones para (entre) cruzar espacios límites [Proposals for Intertwining/crossing Borderlands], which refers to the two frontiers involved in her project. First [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744898

  • 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

  • Rebelión de los artistas plásticos
    Política Obrera [Working Class Politics], a Trotskyite faction’s journal, published a lengthy article reporting on the incidents at the opening ceremony of the 1968 Braque Prize by the French Embassy in Argentina. The article suggests that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 751401

  • Recovering histories : considerations on the practices of twelve artists = Historias recuperadas : reflexiones sobre la trayectoria de doce artistas
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    This exhibition essay by Julia P. Herzberg discusses twelve Chilean artists working in experimental and avant-garde modalities (from the late 1970s to early 1990s). These artists are lesser known outside Chile because they stayed in the country [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748926

  • Repudio al Premio Braque- organizado por la Embajada Francesa
    The artists who had called for boycotting the 1968 Premio Braque (promoted by the French embassy in Argentina) stated their condemnation of its censorship in the midst of the awards ceremony, which was carried out in the Museo Nacional de Bellas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 756305

  • Retrato del jardín de la miseria
    Cousté, Alberto
    After describing the inauguration of Tucumán Arde [Tucumán is Burning] in Rosario, Cousté goes back to the middle of 1968 in order to point out a series of episodes that can be seen as antecedents of both the subsequent uprising [Tucumán Arde] as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761548

  • Se entregaron los premios Georges Braque y hubo algunas manifestaciones de protesta y detenciones
    This article reports on the awards ceremony for the 1968 Braque Prize (sponsored by the French embassy in Argentina). It was interrupted by the actions of “a group of painters and poets” that were members of the Frente Antiimperialista de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761509

  • Según el fallo de la Corte Suprema de Justicia : una obra impugnada no debe obtener un premio oficial
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article chronicles the verdict handed down by the Supreme Court, which denied the lawsuit filed by Ignacio Colombes and Hugo Pereyra, the creators of the work of art that was awarded the Grand Runner-Up Prize at the II Certamen de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772470

  • Señales de vida
    This text is an article regarding the exhibition put forward by a group of artists from Rosario (Graciela Carnevale, Lía Maisonnave, Noemí Escandell and Fernández Bonina) at the Galería Lirolay [in Buenos Aires] in June 1968. According to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 760312

  • Socavada de sed
    Eltit, Diamela, 1949-
    In this text the writer Diamela Eltit discusses her artistic activities. She refers to the series of art actions called Zona de dolor (Painful Zone), which acknowledge the physical exclusion and marginalization with which she identifies her otherness [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731842

  • Texto de Justo Mellado sobre "Tránsito suspendido"
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    In this essay, Justo Pastor Mellado reviews Tránsito suspendido, an art action presented by Carlos Altamirano. The work consists of a number of moments that are referred to in a newspaper story that the author uses to explain the steps [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731739

  • Texto de Nelly Richard sobre 'Tránsito suspendido'
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    In this essay, Nelly Richard discusses Carlos Altamirano’s exhibition, Tránsito suspendido. The text includes aphorisms that refer to the organizing structure of the review. It also takes an experimental approach by alternating words in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731751

  • Trabajadores de la cultura
    CGT, the official weekly journal of the CGT de los Argentinos [the CGT of the Argentine people]?the labor union that opposed the dictatorship of Lieutenant General Juan Carlos Onganía (1966-70)?directed by Rodolfo Walsh, the writer and journalist, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 750408

  • Trama urbana y fugas utópicas
    Richard, Nelly, 1948-
    In her essay “Trama urbana y fugas utópicas” (Urban Fabric and Utopian Flights), Nelly Richard discusses CADA (Colectivo Acciones de Arte) two decades after the group launched its program of urban actions in Santiago. She describes the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 740281

  • Transformer l’actuelle situation de l’art plastique
    G.R.A.V. (Association)
    The text sets out the general proposals of the GRAV (Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel) [Experimental Visual Arts Research Group] with respect to the relationships between the artist and society, the traditional value of visual art, as well as the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773122

  • Trazado de cruces sobre el pavimento
    Rosenfeld, Lotty, 1943-2000
    Lotty Rosenfeld describes the process for Una milla de cruces sobre el pavimento [A Thousand Crosses on the Pavement], an action she began in 1979. It consisted of adding a horizontal white line to the broken lines painted on paved roads, thus [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 731835

  • Tucumán arde
    The article begins with a description of the work-of-art/event Tucumán Arde [Tucumán is Burning] that was held at the headquarters of the CGT (Confederacón General del Trabajo de los Argentinos [General Confederation of Labor of the Argentine [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 750489

  • Tucuman Arde
    Gramuglio, María Teresa; Rosa, Nicolás
    In the Declaration that accompanied the Tucumán Arde [Tucumán is Burning] exhibition, the artists denounce “the hidden truth behind this Operation”: the attempt to destroy the unions and guilds of the northeastern part of Argentina through the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 766316

  • Tucumán Arde : Paradigma de acción cultural revolucionaria
    This entire issue of the magazine Ovum 10 is dedicated to a report on Tucumán Arde [Tucumán is Burning]. The brief introduction, which precedes the documentary anthology, presents the work as “one of the most important and explosive actions [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 761630

  • Un dictamen judicial rechazó la demanda de dos artistas ganadores del Certamen de Experiencias Visuales de 1971
    Monzón, Hugo
    This article reports on the 1973 verdict that denied the suit filed by the creators of Made in Argentina (Ignacio Colombes and Hugo Pereyra). The verdict stated that the government was under no obligation as regards the findings of the contest jury, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772456

  • Una herida americana
    Rosenfeld, Lotty, 1943-2020
    This is Lotty Rosenfeld’s written commentary on her video Una herida Americana [An American Wound]. She refers to the three interventions she performed, two of which involved painting crosses on roads. The first of the latter two took place in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744890

  • Una sola línea para siempre
    Muñoz, Gonzalo, 1956-
    This text is about Lotty Rosenfeld’s work, beginning with Una milla de cruces sobre el pavimento [A Mile of Crosses on the Pavement]. In his essay, Gonzalo Muñoz discusses the interest that Rosenfeld’s action stirred up as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734557

  • Une journée dans la rue
    G.R.A.V. (Association)
    The program for the Une journée dans la rue [One day on the street] action plan points out the different places around the city where activities, which will seek the participation of the inhabitants, will be carried out. The proposal emphasizes that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 773166

  • Viuda
    Colectivo Acciones de Arte
    In 1985 C.A.D.A. (Colectivo Acciones de Arte) and the Movimiento Unitario Mujeres por la Vida joined forces to publish an insert in Análisis magazine. The insert featured a photograph of a woman whose husband had been murdered by agents [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 732034

  • 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