Juan Manuel Echavarría

Bocas de ceniza [Mouths of Ash]. 2003
Rafael Moreno, Luzmila Palacio, Domingo Mena, Vicente Mosquera, Noél Gutiérrez, Dos Hermanos (parte 1 del dúo) [Two Brothers (part 1 of duet)], Dos Hermanos (parte 2 del dúo) [Two Brothers (part 2 of duet)]
Single channel video
18:50 min, color, sound
Colombians who have been witness to terrible massacres sing simple songs of their experiences. This cathartic, self-therapeutic act takes place with such intense concentration and such startling frankness that the psyches of the performers are laid entirely bare.
(From the leaflet)

© Stills: Juan Manuel Echavarría
Repros: Haupt & Binder

Cantos Cuentos Colombianos

Inaugural exhibition at Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, 23 March - 8 September 2013. A representative selection of works by 10 Colombian artists, curated by Hans-Michael Herzog.

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