What to see: Galleries

By bogotapost October 23, 2015

Bogotá GalleriesProyecto Tésis
This project brings together the best artwork from degree students at over 25 universities around the country. Contemporary art proposals from different fields that encourage reflections on gender, society, inclusion/exclusion, violence, the body, disease, identity, education, architecture and memories.
MAC, Carrera 74 #82a-81. Until October 25.

Jorge Macchi: Lampo
Two art installations – Gloria and Homesick Home – play with luminescence and different materials to reproduce the effect of light with a lamp off, showing the presence of something that is gone.
Galería NC – Arte, Carrera 5 #26b–76. Until 19 December.

Hernán Díaz – Revelado: Retratos, Sesiones y Hojas de Contactos
For photography lovers: a selection of 76 photos which cover many of the situations and themes that have come to define Díaz’s work.
BLAA, Calle 11 #4-41. Until February 2016.

Sobre el Error – Pasolini y el mundo marginal
Proposing an inter-disciplinary work between art and literature, based around the theme of errors, seen from different viewpoints.
BLAA, Calle 11 #4-41. Until December 15.

Diálogos con la Colección
In “Dialogos con la Colección” visitors are treated to 34 pieces of art that are the consequence of an interactive exercise where contemporary artists establish dialogues with some of the most emblematic pieces in the museum, bringing together contemporary interpretations with the museum’s traditional collection.
MAMBO, Calle 24 #6–00. Until December 4.

Papaya Partida
Papaya Partida is an exhibition of the initiatives of the last decades of Bogotá mayors, focusing on security in public spaces seen through design, architecture and art. There is also a set of projects and ideas from students and professionals of creative careers that give solutions to and reflections on this topic.
Cámara de Comercio – Sede Salitre, Avenida El Dorado #68d–35. Until October 31.

Sergio Páez: Situaciones Aisladas
Individual exhibition of drawings, paintings and video installations.
BAC,  Carrera 19 #109–36. Until November 19.

La colectiva
A sample of more than one hundred works from about 45 artists who have exhibited in this space, to celebrate the gallery’s second birthday. Including, as special guests, two curators, two collectors and one gallery owner.
Salón Comunal, Carrera 3a #63–36. Until October 23.

Santiago Cárdenas: Pinturas y Dibujos
A sample of 11 oil paintings, four pencil drawings and pastel and charcoal drawings.
La Esquina Galería, Calle 77 #12–03, local 103. Until November 27.

Galería el Museo
“El circo del museo Duchamp del arte malo” by Alvaro Barrios, “In memoriam 1943 – 1995” by Luis Caballero, and “Dusty” by Gustavo Rezende.
Calle 81 #11-41. Until October 24.

Lewis Trondheim: Les Petits Riens
Through comic illustrations Trondheim tells an uncommon, perspective-filled story.
Alianza Francesa- Sede Centro, Carrera 3 #18–45. Until December 17.

Erwan Morére: Tristes Tropiques
This series of photographs was taken during a trip to the Colombian Caribbean coast where the artist discovered the amazingness of landscapes through underwater pictures contrasted with terrestrial scenes.
Alianza Francesa- Sede Chico,  Carrera 11 #93 – 40. Until October 22.

By Ana María Salazar Echavarría