Gabinete # 16: Ana María Devis, La mujer tortuga

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03/03/2016 – 25/05/2015   Las tortugas Galápagas –como comúnmente las llaman en la zona de la Orinoquía Colombiana– pertenecen a una especie, que si bien no se encuentra en vías de extinción, no deja de ser un signo de alerta para el futuro.   Me interesé por estas tortugas y pedí ayuda a finqueros que […] More

Gabinete # 15: Santiago Leal, Un mundo infinito en nuestras manos

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Vivimos en un mundo que representamos todo el tiempo. Socialmente establecemos líneas divisorias creando fronteras que nunca son permanentes, y que con nuevos conocimientos y acontecimientos se modifican poniendo a tambalear certezas absolutas.     Desde el 2009 Santiago Leal, a través de la serie Ilusiones Expansivas Efímeras, cuestiona los límites y las fronteras naturales […] More

Gabinete # 14: Edgar Orlaineta, Alfabeto ciego – Un logotipo eventual

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24/09 – 05/11 – 2016    Los trabajos del artista mexicano Edgar Orlaineta señalan aquellas aparentes contradicciones entre los principios del modernismo y la manera en que éstos se manifestaron realmente. Las cosas nunca fueron tan brillantes como mostraban las revistas de estilo de vida de la época. De esta forma, los proyectos de Orlaineta […] More

Gabinete #13: Natalia Castañeda, La Ola, la Rueda y la Masa

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6/08 – 17/09 – 2015     Trabajando la idea del territorio en relación con los ciclos naturales, Natalia Castañeda Arbeláez traza libres recorridos desde el afecto, la memoria, el viaje y lo místico a través de objetos que marcan diferentes lugares por donde ha pasado su investigación artística. La Ola, la Rueda y la […] More

Libro-Árbol

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 22/10 – 14/12 – 2013     En noviembre de 2011 se llevó a cabo en Plataforma Bogotá el Taller Libro-Árbol, un proyecto colectivo en el que participaron estudiantes de la Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano y artistas residentes en Bogotá en colaboración con los artistas Mark Dion y Felipe Arturo. El proyecto consistió en la elaboración de […] More

Gabinete Colectivo 2013

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17/08 – 19/10 – 2013       Gabinete colectivo.   FLORA cuenta con una vitrina hacia la calle, en la cual desarrollaremos el programa Gabinete. El nombre, por supuesto, hace referencia a los gabinetes de curiosidades (llamados también wunderkammer o cuartos de maravillas), antecesores del museo que surgieron en Europa durante el renacimiento y […] More

Gabinete # 17: Colectivo Elvira, Challenges for the Survival of the Cutest

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02/06-18/08   Colectivo Elvira  : Juan Guillermo Tamayo, Luciana Ponte y Marilia Loureiro     Históricamente el gabinete de curiosidades es el espacio que guarda los tesoros y colecciones de cosas extraordinarias encontradas afuera en el mundo. Este ‘cuarto de maravillas’ marca una época de grandes exploraciones y descubrimientos, y a la vez, de explotación y […] More

Cabinet # 12: Colectivo Mangle, Natural Latticework

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06/18 – 07/30 – 2015     The work of the Colectivo Mangle (Diego Fernando Álvarez and María Paula Álvarez) is based on wood. Both artists have an education as carpenters and the good knowledge and practise of this trade has allowed them to take this work to its limits. Though the modification of tools and the explotation of other […] More

Cabinet # 11: Pilar Mackenna, Ecosystems

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04/30 – 06/11 – 2015     In the installations by the Chilean artist Pilar Mackenna elements coexists. These are connected by form and color, generated from observations and reflections on nature and geometry and referring to the meeting point between the nature in tension with the humans and the culture. These elements include drawn, […] More

Cabinet # 10: Mazenett and Quiroga, Astrum in Corpore

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03/05 – 05/23 – 2015   Astrum: sidereal, Corpore: body (the stars on the body).   Lina Mazenett and David Quiroga are Colombian artists, working collectively, developing projects through different ways, but always focused on the idea of how to look at time.   Mazenett and Quiroga make use of disciplines such as geology, astronomy […] More

Cabinet # 9: María Camila Gallego, Taxidermy Food Lab

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01/24 – 02/26 – 2015       The Cabinet Program invokes the historical figure of the cabinets de curiosités, small spaces dedicated to display collections of odd or extraordinary objects during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in Europe. Through an open call, every year FLORA selects several projects to be presented in FLORA’s storefront […] More

Gabinete # 8: Lorenzo Cirrincione / Jennifer Teets, Tierras Esquivas II

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Tierras Esquivas II es la continuación de un proyecto de investigación del artista Lorenzo Cirrincione y la curadora Jennifer Teets sobre el carácter elusivo de arcillas raras y suelos, así como también de tierras de orígenes olvidados. A través del tiempo, esta investigación ha involucrado diferentes formas de replicación, extracción, multiplicación de procesos y su […] More

Gabinete # 7: Javier Rodríguez, Fantasma

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25/10 – 15/11 – 2014     Fantasma, del artista chileno Javier Rodríguez Pino (1981), da continuidad a la serie de documentales y/o películas gráficas que el artista ha venido desarrollando desde el 2013. Este proyecto se debate entre el cómic y la tradición de la gráfica política heredada del grabado. En esta ocasión se […] More

Cabinet #6 of the Non Natural History, Fuga and Löfström

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09/27- 10/18 – 2014   The Cabinet of the Non Natural Histoy by the artist Irene Fuga (Italy) and Emma Löfström (Sweden) shows a collection of findings and samples that simulate the exhibition of a futuristic museum of natural sciences.   As if there were visual anthropologists, Fuga and Löfström use methods of investigation, clasifiation […] More

Gabinete # 5: Patrick Hamilton, Project Lanz

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08/02 – 09/20 – 2014       Project Lanz by the Chilean artist Patrick Hamilton, fifth Cabinete this year, discusses a myth which exists in the south of Chile. This myth tells the story about the Nazi gold which was melted in and hidden in parts of Lanz tractors. These machines were later send […] More

Capinet #4: Ellie Irons, Speculative Aboricultura

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07/05- 07/26 -2014   Speculative Arboriculture, the fourth Cabinet, is a sculptual instalation, made by the US-artist Ellie Irons (California, 1981). The work is about synthetic biology and invading plants. The sculptures which sprout from the walls, floor and roof like a vegetable cyborg,  are shaped by branches of the invading plant Celastro (Celastrus orbiculatus). […] More

Cabinet # 3: Tim Noble, Haverest device for small things

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06/10 – 06/28 – 2014     The Cabinet Program of FLORA ars+ natura invokes the historical image of the Cabinet de Curiosités, small spaces during the 16th and 17th century in Europe, dedicated to exhibit collections of rare or extraordinary objects. Through an open call, FLORA chose nine projects with the concept of the […] More

Cabinet # 2: Darling, I’m already home, Guillermo Marconi

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05/10 – 05/ 31 -2014           The Cabinet Program of FLORA ars+ natura invokes the historical image of the Cabinet de Curiosités, small spaces during the 16th and 17th century in Europe, dedicated to exhibit collections of rare or extraordinary objects. Through an open call, FLORA chose nine projects with the […] More

Cabinet # 1: Everything is for the ground, Antonio Caro

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  04/12- 05/03 – 2014     The Cabinet Program of FLORA ars+ natura invokes the historical image of the Cabinet de Curiosités, small spaces during the 16th and 17th century in Europe, dedicated to exhibit collections of rare or extraordinary objects. Through an open call, FLORA chose nine projects with the concept of the […] More

Max Gómez Canle, Physiognomy of the Time

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02/15- 03/29 – 2014   From February 15th until March 29th the Cabinet presents the exhibition Physiognomy of the Time by the Argentine artist Max Gómez Canle, the winner of the scholarship, confered by the fair arteBA and the City of Buenos Aires.   Physiognomy of the Time   It is more possible to hear […] More

Tree-Book (Libro-Árbol) 10/22- 02/14 – 2013

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10/22- 02/14 – 2013 In November 2011, the Libro-Arbol (Tree-Book) workshop was held in Plataforma Bogotá, a project in which students from the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano and artists from Bogotá collaborated with artists Mark Dion and Felipe Arturo. The Project consisted in the making of a series of tree-books − in a dialogue between […] More

Collective Cabinet

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FLORA has a storefront vitrine, where we will be hosting a program titled Cabinet. The name references the cabinets of curiosities, (also called wunderkammer or wonder rooms), ancestors of the modern museum that appeared in Europe during the renaissance and that were very popular in the 17th century. The cabinets of curiosities were a result of the primal […] More