Where to go: Galleries

By bogotapost July 31, 2015
Hernán Díaz REVELADO

Hernán Díaz REVELADO. Photo: banrepcultural.org

William Coupon
Coupon began his career in 1970s New York, immersing himself in the punk scene, before becoming a celebrity photographer at some of the city’s top clubs. This exhibition brings together some of his photos from across his career, with New York punks, Studio 54 parties and some of the world’s most well-known celebrities.
SGR Galeria, Carrera 15 #93-60. August 6-22

Primera Muestra Salon de Arte Joven
Showcasing work by some of Colombia’s up-and-coming artists, in a variety of mediums and styles. Of the 168 artists who applied, 35 were chosen to display their work.
FUGA, Calle 10 #3-16. Until August 30

Bogota en la tierra
With the aim of promoting cultural development, this exhibition reflects on the city’s cultural and territorial dynamics and the diversity of its residents. Young artists and photographers have used the city as their muse, reflecting on daily life, its people and its spaces.
Museo de Arte y Cultura Colsubsidio, Calle 36 #5a-19. Until August 31

Escuela de Garaje
The knowledge factory is best described as an unlearning process. It’s a series of events, workshops, tours, lectures and discussions that will articulate a participatory and collaborative understanding, with the aim of promoting debate and enriching artistic production. The factory is set up not only for artists and the production and circulation of objects, but for anyone looking to learn at the same time as teaching and sharing ideas. Programme and more info: www.escueladegaraje.com
Espacio Odeon, Carrera 5 #12c-73. Until September 19

Serigraphy and poster workshop with Rap Trap
Interested in screen printing? Learn all about serigraphy, including materials, techniques and tools to set up your own serigraphy workshop at home.
Espacio Odeon, Carrera 5 #12c-73. August 1

Museum of forgetting
Numerous artists, working in a number of mediums, present their works in various buildings around the Universidad Nacional, looking at the theme of forgetting.
Universidad Nacional. Until September 5

Gabriela Sacco : Nada está donde se cree
One the Argentina’s most renowned contemporary artists, her work involves linking art and life, and a continuous reflection on the place of art in contemporary society.
BLAA, Calle 11 #4-41. Until October 5

Hernán Díaz – Revelado: Retratos, Sesiones y Hojas de Contactos
A selection of 76 photos which cover many of the situations and themes that have come to define Díaz’s work. With the inclusion of many contact sheets that are being displayed for the first time, the exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the artist’s creative process.
BLAA, Calle 11 #4-41. Until February 2016

Limites de un territorio conocido
Troika Collective is made up of Conny Freyer, Eva Rucki and Sebastien Noel. Their work manipulates our perception of the world, posing questions about why we know what we know.
NC-Arte, Carrera 5 #26b-76. Until September 5

Sal Vigua
Trans-Historia curates a group exhibition that explores some economic representations of Bogota in this modern project.
Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá, Sede Chapinero, Calle 67 #8-32. Until August 20

Mateo Cohen: Volviendo a mirar
Mixing paintings with installation art, Cohen brings his latest artistic project to town.
Salon Comunal, Carrera 3a #63-36. Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm

40+ Colombian and international artists present their artwork on the walls of an empty Chinese restaurant due to be demolished. Graffiti, murals, photography and video will all be on display at Tsunami, a travelling exhibition. The event is the second of Lavamoatumbá – an initiative encouraging young artists to create before a space is destroyed. For more information contact: 3138030898 or 3008218299
Calle 53b # 27-05. Until August 15