What to see: Galleries

By bogotapost August 23, 2015


Escuela de Garaje
The knowledge factory is set up not only for artists and the production and circulation of objects, but for anyone looking to learn at the same time as teaching and sharing ideas.  Programme and more info: www.escueladegaraje.com
Espacio Odeon, Carrera 5 #12c-73. Until September 19

Gabriela Sacco : Nada está donde se cree
One of Argentina’s most renowned contemporary artists, her work involves linking art and life, and a continuous reflection on the place of art in contemporary society.
BLAA, Calle 11 #4-41. Until October 5

Frente al otro: dibujos en el posconflicto
A set of activities, practices, research, experimentation and workshops on topics such as contemporary drawing, comics and graphics.
Museo de Arte del Banco de la República. El Parqueadero. Until October 12

Hernán Díaz – Revelado: Retratos, Sesiones y Hojas de Contactos
For photography lovers: A selection of 76 photos which cover many of the situations and themes that have come to define Díaz’s work.
BLAA, Calle 11 #4-41. Until February 2016

Salón de arte joven
A group exhibition showcasing young artists.
Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño. Calle 10 # 3-16. Until August 30

Chapinero and San Felipe:

Ciudad perdida
Jaime Ávila’s solo show: not everything is as it appears.
Nueveochenta Arte Contemporaneo, Diagonal 68 #12-42. Until September 10

Galeria Casas Riegner
Drawings and modifications, Sister Teresa Valsé. Artist: Alex Rodriguez.
Calle 70a #70-41. Until September 18

Flora ars+natura
FLORA ars+natura is a space for contemporary art in Bogota that focuses on the relationship between art and nature. FLORA is open Tuesday to Friday 2-6pm / Saturday 11am-1pm. Various artists – check out their website for more info.
Calle 77 #20c-48

Salon Comunal
Artist Camila Eslava presents “A collective recomposition of a fragmented work disseminated in Montreal.”
Carrera 3a #63-36. Open August 27 – September 18

Other corners of Bogota:

Ley de Rendimientos
The critic and curator Guillermo Vanegas explores environmental sustainability as a result/dilemma of development.
Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá, Sede Chapinero. Opening night: 27 August – Until September 25

Museo efímero del olvido
The National University Campus is the site for an Ephemeral Museum of Forgetting, with 46 artists presenting their own visions of the past. See our website for a review and interview with the curator.
Visits Wednesdays 3pm and 6.30pm, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Until September 5