“Solidly placed at the discursive intersection of art and artifact, the frictions between tradition and contemporary art are used as jumping off points through which the historical, social and economic relations intrinsic to the production, dissemination, consumption, or viewing of these cultural products begin to unveil themselves.”
In the latest review now up on the site, writer Angie Rico works to contextualize and animate the sculptural works by Mexican artist Carlos Colín in his solo exhibition, “La Cintura Cósmica del Sur (The Cosmic Waist of the South),” which showed at Fazakas Gallery @fazakasgallery in Vancouver in the spring of 2021.
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Image: “Transtradición,” 2020 by Carlos Colín. Photo courtesy of Fazakas Gallery.