José Alejandro Restrepo, Musa paradisiaca

Categories: Exhibition Past Sala de Proyectos @en

30/06 – 15/09 – 2016   En 1996 el artista José Alejandro Restrepo realizó una de las obras más potentes y conmovedoras del arte contemporáneo colombiano: la instalación Musa paradisiaca, consistente en un recinto en penumbra de cuyo techo penden, como cuerpos, inmensos racimos de plátano hartón; algunos de ellos llevan en la punta de […] More

Juliana Góngora, Labor

Categories: Exhibition Past

Viendo el álbum familiar me encontré unas fotografías de un viaje de mi papá, mi mamá y mi hermana a la casa de mis abuelos paternos en el Espinal, Tolima.   En las fotos ví retratada la cotidianidad del lugar. Un hogar atravesado por paredes, celosías, camas, muebles. En una de las imágenes aparecen como […] More

Bucher/ López, La duración del presente

Categories: Exhibition Past Sala de Proyectos @en

25/07 – 11/09 2015     1. Una semilla helicóptero suspendida en medio de su viaje hacia la tierra.  Su movimiento giratorio crea volúmenes inéditos en el espacio: el modelo en miniatura de una pagoda, los anillos de Saturno, las mariposas de un cuento mitológico donde lo que esta muerto cobra vida y se anima […] More

Melanie Smith, Xilitla

Categories: Exhibition

21/09/2013 – 19/10/2013   From September 21th until October 19th, 2013, the installation Xilitla (2010) will be presented in FLORA. The work is made by the artist Melanie Smith in colaboration with Rafael Ortega. Xilitla is a fascinating cinematic essay, realized in the surrealistic house that the eccentric Edward James built for himself in the […] More

Abel Rodríguez, iimitya

Categories: Exhibition Past Sala de Proyectos @en

17/03 – 24/06 – 2016     Iimitya– en lengua muinane, “palabra de poder”: por todos los caminos se llega al mismo saber que es el comienzo de todos los caminos.     En el contexto del saber indígena siempre surgen las preguntas: ¿cómo nació?, ¿cómo se originó? El mundo estaba contenido en el creador mucho antes […] More

KIDS CATS AND 1DOG, Abbas Akhavan’s permanent intervention

Categories: Exhibition Permanent

The practice of Abbas Akhavan (1977, Tehran, Iran) oscillates between site-specific ephemeral installations and performance to more permanent instances such as drawing, video, and sculpture. Picturing the domestic sphere as a bifurcated space, between hospitality and hostility, the location of this affect is a source of ongoing investigation in his practice. Akhavan’s more recent works […] More

Mayana Redin / Pedro Motta

Categories: Exhibition Past Residency Results Sala de Proyectos @en

11/02 – 11/03 – 2016     Las piezas aquí expuestas son resultado de la residencia de los artistas brasileños Mayana Redin (Campinas, 1984) y Pedro Motta (Belo Horizonte, 1977) ganadores de la beca ICCo/SP-arte, quienes habitaron por varias semanas las ciudades de Honda y Bogotá. Las exploraciones realizadas durante la residencia son una continuación […] More

Vasco Araújo , Traducción

Categories: Exhibition Past Residency Results Sala de Proyectos @en

31/10 – 27/11 – 2015   Cuando los europeos llegaron a las zonas húmedas tropicales y vieron la exuberante vegetación, creyeron que la fertilidad de estas tierras sería inagotable. Estas plantas, verduras y frutas fueron vistas como especies exóticas, y fueron llevadas a otros lugares con el fin de ser explotadas. Todo tipo de plantas […] More

Gabriel Antolínez, Lusus naturae/Lusus culturae

Categories: Exhibition Past

03/05- 03/23 – 2015     Exhibition of the artist Gabriel Antolínez, showing the results of his residence in FLORA during 2014 as the winner of the Legorburu Grant.     Lusus naturae/ lusus culturae According to the tradition of the medieval naturalists, “lusus naturae” (joke of the nature) describes every unclassified being (“freak”, monster, […] More

Guillermo Santos, Augustos

Categories: Exhibition Past Sala de Proyectos @en

12/12/2014 – 20/01/2015         En estos primeros años del siglo XXI – y por primera vez en toda la historia de la humanidad – la mayoría de la población del mundo vive en ciudades. Como civilización hemos realizado una transición dramática hacia lo urbano que aún no asimilamos totalmente.   En esta […] More

Raúl Zurita, Writing Material

Categories: Exhibition Past Sala de Proyectos @en

10/25- 12/05 – 2014   Legible and illegible The social and cultural conditions which busted into the miliary coup of  september 11 1973, made the sensitivity and conception of the world break for ever. For Raúl Zurita, since this moment,  the poetry transformed itselve into a refugium and only hope to overcome the personal and collective tragedy of […] More

Juan Lealruiz, Family Tree

Categories: Audible Archive Exhibition Past Sala de Proyectos @en

08/06 – 10/18 – 2014     Good night good night everybody Everybody everywhere Good night   After not having a single exhibition since 2001, Juan Lealruiz presents in FLORA a brief serie of works from the last years. Lealruiz left Colombia more than three decades ago and residences in Milan, Italy. There, he has […] More

Carlos Garaicoa, Different ways to cross a river

Categories: Exhibition Past

05/03 – 08/02 – 2014       My project for FLORA comes from my experiences in Honda, a city that keeps the memories of the golden epoch of the trade, the engineering and the river navigation in contrast to its current decline.   Broken from the two very present elements in Honda – its […] More

William Engelen, Inflación Cósmica

Categories: Exhibition Past Sala de Proyectos @en

19/03 – 19/04 – 2014     Inflación cósmica   William Engelen   Los trabajos de William Engelen (Weert, Holanda, 1964) tienen como base el sonido. El artista entiende por sonido todo aquello que puede ser escuchado; un espectro amplio que puede incluir desde expresiones acústicas de la vida cotidiana, sonidos naturales o creados por […] More

Doris Salcedo, Silent Prayer

Categories: Exhibition Past Sala de Proyectos @en

02/22- 03/29 – 2014     From February 22th until March 29th we present the exhibition Silent Prayer by the Colombian artist Doris Salcedo.       Silent Prayer 2008/2010   The process of investigation and reflection that sublies behind the work has been tough. It began in 2004 with a trip to the ghettos of […] More

Gómez & Gonzáles, Tarifa’s Cabinet

Categories: Documents Exhibition Past

10/26- 11/16 – 2013       Since 2002 we are collectively working a serie of projects about recovering places going through desappearance or abandon process. Intervening inhabited buldings through photographic explorations and printing by detaching walls’ paint from large surfaces, trying to withdraw its state record and create, al last, a physical and documentary […] More

Isidora Correa, Claudio Correa and Patricia Domínguez, About violent Nature

Categories: Exhibition Past Residency Results Sala de Proyectos @en

 11/ 23- 10/20 – 2013       About violent nature is the result of the residence in Honda by the Chilean artist Isidora Correa, Claudio Correa and Patricia Domínguez. This group works in collaboration with the Gallery Gabriela Mistral in Santiago de Chile. The first phase of this agreement resulted in the exhibition Histories […] More

Susana Mejía, Color the Amazon

Categories: Exhibition Past

09/21 – 11/19 – 2013   From September 21th until October 19th, the exhibition Color Amazonia will be presented in FLORA. This project was led by the Antoquenian artist Susana Mejía.     Mejía and a team of frinds, that work in interdisciplinary areas, such as: biology, anthropology, photography, video, engravings and sound, have worked […] More

Mark Dion, Field Station

Categories: Documents Exhibition Past Residency Results

 10/22- 12/14 – 2013         During October of 2013, Mark Dion developed his project Field Station Honda, a cientific/artistic expedition in Honda, Tolima, done in colaboration with Dana Sherwood and a group of artists that included Diego Benavides, Margarita Besosa, Olga Lucía García, Juan Pablo Gaviria, María Paula Moreno and Eulalia de Valdenebro. […] More

Javier Bernal-Arévalo, Dreams of Restitution

Categories: Exhibition Past

09/21 – 11/16 – 2013       Javier Bernal-Arévalo, the winner of the National Artistic Residence of the Department of Culture, stayed for six weeks in the House Deuxsoleils (Honda, Tolima), seat of the FLORA residences. Bernal, graduated in the University Jorge Tadeo Lozano, is known for his animations made with drawings. His work […] More