A New Order. Breaking Down Borders
Strictly speaking, borders refer to the territorial boundaries that mark the limits of property, nation, and identity. The notion of border can also be understood, in conceptual terms, as related to the ways in which our mind is structured and how we configure the real with these tools.
Challenging this type of conceptual frontiers is the central theme of this curatorial project. By bringing together a selection of works by Latin American and European artists, it seeks to deconstruct assumptions made throughout centuries by Western thought to shape the parameters that established the world order. Let’s think, for example, of the delimitation of maps that lay out relative positions and distances and show the centre-periphery relations defined in fact through the development of the capitalist world-system.
The revision of colonial parameters through the critical gaze of each of the artists in this exhibition aims to invite the public to think of “a new order” and turn this venue into a space for reflection.
Diana B. Wechsler
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