CONTEXTO
November 18, 2021 -
February 17, 2022
La Balsa Arte Bogotá
Contexto Bogotá
Panorámica sala principal. La Balsa Bogotá.

Group show

Represented Artists

MARTHA LUCÍA
RAMÍREZ

Guest Artists

AZUL Y LINDY
MÁRQUEZ
AZUL Y LINDY
MÁRQUEZ
JUAN
OSORNO
JUAN
OSORNO
JORGE
MARÍN
JORGE
MARÍN

“Una rosa es una rosa es una rosa”, dijo Gertrude Stein, quien fue gran amiga de Picasso en sus años parisienses. El lenguaje juega con nosotros y nosotros buscamos construir figuras con él. Rosas hay de muchos tipos, desde ‘Porqué no estornudar, Rose Célavi?’, la célebre escultura ‘ready-made’ de Marcel Duchamp, a la las rosas del fabuloso parque Rosedal de Palermo, en Buenos Aires.

¿Que función juega el lenguaje en la obra de arte? Desde la antigüedad egipcia o los códices mayas, se han usado elementos para representar aquello que llamamos ‘palabra’; más tarde aparece la palabra escrita en la obra de arte, bien sea como medio para denotar un origen o darle sentido a un contenido particular, como es el caso con los textos que aparecen en ‘las monjas coronadas’ exhibidas como ‘La Muerte Barroca’ en el Banco de la República.

Selected images

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About artists

Martha_Lucía_Ramírez
MARTHA LUCÍA
RAMÍREZ
The work of Martha Lucía Ramírez is characterized by her empathy with human emotions; from her feminine condition, she attaches fundamental importance to the expression of feelings, as well as to the great intertwining of solidarity. Her work considers contemporary experiences of mass migration, forced displacement, and solidarity networks, giving these recurring situations an epic dimension. Human chains, groups crossing rivers, carrying their belongings on their backs are associated with geographic drifts, in which entire continents are in motion. Mass communication sources feed her visua...
AZUL Y LINDY
MÁRQUEZ

We are sisters and together we have built an artistic process that began in life, in childhood; to remember, forget and create memory, which is visible through the body, gesture, and image. This is how projects presented in individual exhibitions in Medellín have emerged, such as: Autobiografía del Universo, Sala U (2019); Universe, Timebag, The Blue House (2015); Cubo X2, Casa Tres Patios (2014) and Reflected, Cultural Center, Faculty of Arts (2011). In addition, participating in group exhibitions since 2004, in which we highlight the most recent ones: 2020 Sessions in Confinement, MAMM; With this mouth in this world, Lokkus contemporary art and in 2019 Proyecto Z, La Balsa Arte Medellín and Insatiable Mind, Salisbury International ART Festival, England.

JUAN
OSORNO

Master in Fine Arts from the University of Antioquia. Winner of CIFO 2017 Grants & Commissions Program, Miami, Florida. Also, his work has participated in different exhibitions, among the most outstanding are: Museo el Castillo, Medellín, Colombia (2013), Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín (2013), Art Paris, Art Fair (2019), in addition to participating in various exhibitions in art galleries.

JORGE
MARÍN

Master in Plastic Arts from the University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia. He is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Plastic and Visual Arts at the National University of Colombia, Medellín campus. Marín is a teacher of Graphic Design, Illustration and Visual Arts.

He has participated in different residencies such as Taller 7 (2014) in Medellín, Colombia; CuBO.X, Casa3Patios (2015) in Medellín, Colombia; Residencias [R.A.T.] (2015), in Mexico City, Mexico; FLORA ars + natura (2015) in Bogotá, Colombia; Bitamine Factoria (2017) in the Basque Country, Spain; Residencia en Bloque ARTBO Idartes (2019) in Bogotá, Colombia; Hestia art residency (2019) in Belgrade, Serbia and at the Museo de Antioquia (2021) in Medellín, Antioquia.

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