In this 5 Questions interview art historian Ana María Reyes discusses the importance of reception and institutional framing in understanding works of art and identifies key moments of Colombian art history that require further research. She goes on to argue for curatorial freedom in exhibition making, regardless of a particular work’s local context, in this video interview.
Artist Bernardo Ortiz discusses questions of overarching art historical narratives and local practices and histories of the Colombia art scene, highlighting the responsibility an artist has in dealing with such constructions as they make work.
Architect and artist Simón Hosie reflects on the changing dynamics of architecture in Colombia today, focusing on qualities such as context, the human element, and sustainability.
independent curator and contemporary art researcher Santiago Rueda discusses the importance of understanding local art histories in Colombia and broader artistic developments and narratives as interrelated processes.