Herrán observes poor neighborhoods, not as usual from the perspective of their deconstruction but of their buildup. His photographs from Medellín speak of making cultivable a piece of land in adverse circumstances, of laying of foundation stones, and of primitive forms of taking possession.
(More information from Alfons Hug's catalogue text can be found on the Spanish and German pages)
© Photo: Juan Fernando Herrán
Menos Tiempo que Lugar. The Art of the Independence: Contemporary Ecos. Artists from Latin America and Germany, 2009 - 2011. Curator: Alfons Hug.