In this 5 Questions interview, art historian María Clara Bernal discusses the necessary work of negotiating context and difference in art history, the importance of Conceptual art and Land art for the Colombian art scene of the 1980s onwards, and why the idea of global art is homogenizing, among other topics.
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.
José Roca examines institutional and social interaction with Latin American Art as a genre. He considers the development of Latin American cultural movements in relation to lagging North American and European artistic growth.
Curator Carolina Ponce de León discusses Colombian art history, describing how Conceptual art of the late 70s in Colombia differed from similar practices in South America.