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Antagonism and Failure

In the following text, artist and writer Victor Albarracín recounts the four-year lifespan of El Bodegón, an art space founded in Bogotá in 2005 by a group of art students and professors. The essay describes their attempt to create a vital gathering… Read more

06/27/13
by Victor Albarracín, artist, teacher, and cofounder of El Bodegón; Translated from Spanish by Manuel Kalmanovitz González, with an introduction by Ryan Inouye, Assistant Curator, Museum as Hub
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Museum as Hub: ENDNOTES: Was it a Question of Power?

O my body, make of me always a man who questions! —Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks There is a passage in Bessie Head’s 1974 autobiographical novel, A Question of Power, in which a teacher hides in the toilet from the principal in order to… Read more

01/03/13
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