Light/matter/form

ABOUT TH EXHIBITION Light/matter/form The investigation that gave way to Wilson Ilama’s proposal arises from the study and analysis of light’s role in the pictorial artistic production of different eras. In each artistic movement delineated by the history of western art, light has had a specific function in the two-dimensional support on which the artist…

ENTANGLEMENTS

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION ENTANGLEMENTS DOWNLOADABLE POSTER OF THE EXHIBITION FROM JULY 15  – SEPTEMBER 19 2015 Curator: Miguel A. López (TEOR/éTica) Masculine power choreographies Throughout more than twenty years, the work of Trinitarian cultural activator, theoretician and artist Christopher Cozier (Port of Spain, 1959) has explored the everyday forms of violence and social control exerted on…

EMERGENCY –volcanic contexts III

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION EMERGENCY –volcanic contexts III DOWNLOADABLE POSTER OF THE EXHIBITION From July 15th to September 19 2015 Although the Central American Isthmus and the Caribbean region are connected by underground volcanic chains, and therefore could be considered as a unified geographical region, the countries located in the area are highly diverse and their…

Superheroes and their urban fictions

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION Superheroes and their urban fictions. Neither the superheroes nor the antiheroes, or even the guachimanes are part of the state police force. However, they impact society and have an influence over the citizen, without there being any control over them. But, who are these –real and fictitious- characters who strive to have…

Teramorfosis

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION TERAMORFOSIS DOWNLOADABLE POSTER OF THE EXHIBITION MARCH 11th TO MAY 16th 2015 Curator: M. Paola Malavasi L. San José – the denied city, chaotic, ugly and messy – is simultaneously a monster and a captivating case study. A city without an apparent order or center, regarded merely as a place for transit,…

EMERGENCY – Volcanic contexts II

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION EMERGENCY – Volcanic contexts II DOWNLOADABLE POSTER OF THE EXHIBITION October 22nd, 2014 to February 2015 Although the Central American Isthmus and the Caribbean region are connected by underground volcanic chains, and therefore could be considered as a unified geographical region, the countries located in the area are highly diverse and their societies and…

Urban cognitive images

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION Urban cognitive images Oliver Schütte and Marije van Lidth de Jeude July 16th to October 3rd, 2014 Shown alongside the exhibition In Between Concrete, this time the Polygraphic Room is dedicated to a project of graphic visualization of the ways in which we perceive the city and its urban modifications. The project was carried…

What happened to Cocorí?

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION What happened to Cocorí? 09 oct 2014 – 22 Feb 2015 Curated by: Lina Castañeda Marton Robinson is a Costa Rican artist living in San José. Like any other citizen, he takes the city bus everyday. Even though the bus is packed with people, two or three times a week, the seat…

A Chronicle of Interventions

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION A Chronicle of Interventions DOWNLOADABLE POSTER OF THE EXHIBITION Tate Modern: May 2nd – July 13th 2014 TEOR/éTica: October 9th – February 22nd 2014 Curators: Inti Guerrero (TEOR/éTica) and Shoair Mavlian (Tate Modern) Curated in collaboration with TEOR/éTica an art space in Costa Rica, A Chronicle of Interventions presents a response to…

In Between Concrete

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION In Between Concrete DOWNLOADABLE POSTER OF THE EXHIBITION July 16 – September 20, 2014 Curator: Inti Guerrero Curatorial support: María Paola Malavasi It is paradoxical to think of radical changes in urbanism within a context such as that of San José. The almost inexistent urban planning vision, resulting from a lack of…