Performance with Rios Vivos , 2o Coloquio LatinoAmericano de Arte No Objetual y Arte Rural, MAMM, Medellin, Marzo 2017
Image courtesy Cisneros Collection
Caracas, Oct 16 2015.
In the environmental social movements of the Americas, the body is being used as a political tool in the public space. Everyday gestures such as fishing, swimming in the river, or cultivate the garden have been politicized as a result of ecocide, uncertainty, and the territorial displacement that mining and energy megaprojects cause. Everyday gestures intrinsic to the geography and the socio-environmental context of a territory, coupled with a growing number of extraordinary acts of resistance and civil disobedience is what we call geocoreografias [geocoreographies].