Category Archives: Be Dammed (ongoing Project)

Patron Mono, 2018

Patron Mono, 2018 From the Water Portrait Series / De la serie Retratos del Agua 3 canales /3 channels, HD Video 4.32 min, color, sin sonido / no sound Patron Mono portrays the lower Cauca river canyon, located in the

Patron Mono, 2018

Patron Mono, 2018 From the Water Portrait Series / De la serie Retratos del Agua 3 canales /3 channels, HD Video 4.32 min, color, sin sonido / no sound Patron Mono portrays the lower Cauca river canyon, located in the

To Stop Being a Threat and To Become a Promise / Dejar de ser una amenaza para convertirse en promesa.

To Stop Being a Threat and To Become a Promise, 2017 2 channel HD Video, color and sound 8:03 min Cinematography and Edition / Fotografía y Edición: Carolina Caycedo Sound: Daniel Correa Tejiendo imágenes de hidrografías diversas como los ríos Colorado,

To Stop Being a Threat and To Become a Promise / Dejar de ser una amenaza para convertirse en promesa.

To Stop Being a Threat and To Become a Promise, 2017 2 channel HD Video, color and sound 8:03 min Cinematography and Edition / Fotografía y Edición: Carolina Caycedo Sound: Daniel Correa Tejiendo imágenes de hidrografías diversas como los ríos Colorado,

Serpent River Book

Serpent River Book, 2017 Carolina Caycedo. Artist Book, 72 page accordion fold, offset, printed canvas hardcover, elastic band Numbered edition of 250 22 x 31 x 3.5 cm (closed) Serpent River Book is a 72 page accordion fold artist-book, that

Serpent River Book

Serpent River Book, 2017 Carolina Caycedo. Artist Book, 72 page accordion fold, offset, printed canvas hardcover, elastic band Numbered edition of 250 22 x 31 x 3.5 cm (closed) Serpent River Book is a 72 page accordion fold artist-book, that

A Gente Rio (We River), 2016

Installation view at 32nd São Paulo Biennial     A Gente Rio [The People River] (2016), is based on the Itaipu Dam, the second largest hydroelectric plant in the world, and whose process of land expropriation was a catalyst for

A Gente Rio (We River), 2016

Installation view at 32nd São Paulo Biennial     A Gente Rio [The People River] (2016), is based on the Itaipu Dam, the second largest hydroelectric plant in the world, and whose process of land expropriation was a catalyst for

Águas Para A Vida, 2016

A un año de impunidad del crimen socio-ambiental cometido por Samarco (Vale/BHP Billiton), hacemos un llamado “Aguas Para la Vida, No Para La Muerte” en solidaridad con las comunidades afectadas del Rio Doce en Brasil. Um ano de impunidade no

Águas Para A Vida, 2016

A un año de impunidad del crimen socio-ambiental cometido por Samarco (Vale/BHP Billiton), hacemos un llamado “Aguas Para la Vida, No Para La Muerte” en solidaridad con las comunidades afectadas del Rio Doce en Brasil. Um ano de impunidade no

Cosmotarrayas / Comotarrafas / series, 2016

Installation view at 32nd São Paulo Biennial   Installation view at 32nd São Paulo Biennial.   The Cosmotarrayas are a series of hanging sculptures assembled with handmade fishing nets and other objects, collected during my field research in different riverine

Cosmotarrayas / Comotarrafas / series, 2016

Installation view at 32nd São Paulo Biennial   Installation view at 32nd São Paulo Biennial.   The Cosmotarrayas are a series of hanging sculptures assembled with handmade fishing nets and other objects, collected during my field research in different riverine

River Books / Libros Río, 2016

Installation view at 32nd São Paulo Biennial   These hand drawn books have an accordion format and are handbound by the artist. They interpret indigenous rituals and myths of rivers in dispute.  The riverbed is used as the central element

River Books / Libros Río, 2016

Installation view at 32nd São Paulo Biennial   These hand drawn books have an accordion format and are handbound by the artist. They interpret indigenous rituals and myths of rivers in dispute.  The riverbed is used as the central element

Water Portraits, 2016

  Installation view, El Origen de la Noche, National University Bogotá     The image of flowing water unfolds, transforms , mutates until it constitutes a new disposition which  looks back and speaks to us. These new configurations  of  rivers

Water Portraits, 2016

  Installation view, El Origen de la Noche, National University Bogotá     The image of flowing water unfolds, transforms , mutates until it constitutes a new disposition which  looks back and speaks to us. These new configurations  of  rivers

Beyond Control / Mas Alla del Control, 2013-2016

  Performers: Claudia Salamanca, Diego Fletcher, María Leubro, Andres Uribe, Carolina Caycedo and Jorge Caycedo. The choreographed movements of Beyond Control are constructed from visual and theoretical relationships that exist between the construction of dams, the containment of bodies of

Beyond Control / Mas Alla del Control, 2013-2016

  Performers: Claudia Salamanca, Diego Fletcher, María Leubro, Andres Uribe, Carolina Caycedo and Jorge Caycedo. The choreographed movements of Beyond Control are constructed from visual and theoretical relationships that exist between the construction of dams, the containment of bodies of

ATARRAYA, 2015-2017

Performance with Rios Vivos , 2o Coloquio LatinoAmericano  de Arte  No Objetual y Arte Rural, MAMM, Medellin, Marzo 2017     Image courtesy Cisneros Collection     ATARRAYA. Performance. Caracas, Oct 16 2015. In the environmental social movements of the

ATARRAYA, 2015-2017

Performance with Rios Vivos , 2o Coloquio LatinoAmericano  de Arte  No Objetual y Arte Rural, MAMM, Medellin, Marzo 2017     Image courtesy Cisneros Collection     ATARRAYA. Performance. Caracas, Oct 16 2015. In the environmental social movements of the

Dam Knot Anus, 2016

  Dam Knot Anus, 2016 300 Posters, digital print on bond paper. 22 x 34 inches Original drawing: graphite on paper. The poster uses a quote taken from an interview done to Mamo Pedro Juan, of a Colombian Kogui Shaman

Dam Knot Anus, 2016

  Dam Knot Anus, 2016 300 Posters, digital print on bond paper. 22 x 34 inches Original drawing: graphite on paper. The poster uses a quote taken from an interview done to Mamo Pedro Juan, of a Colombian Kogui Shaman

Yuma Se Come A Bolivar, 2016

Yuma se Come A Bolivar. On Saturday, September 19, 2015 people in solidarity with communities affected by dams in Colombia, met in Bolivar Plaza de Bacatá to write with our bodies the word YUMA, the ancestral name of our Magdalena

Yuma Se Come A Bolivar, 2016

Yuma se Come A Bolivar. On Saturday, September 19, 2015 people in solidarity with communities affected by dams in Colombia, met in Bolivar Plaza de Bacatá to write with our bodies the word YUMA, the ancestral name of our Magdalena

GEOCHOREOGRAPHIES

  G E O C H O R E O G R A P H I E S Communities along the Magdalena river affected by el Quimbo dam in Southern Colombia struggle to remain closely knit as a collective body,

GEOCHOREOGRAPHIES

  G E O C H O R E O G R A P H I E S Communities along the Magdalena river affected by el Quimbo dam in Southern Colombia struggle to remain closely knit as a collective body,

This Is Not Water / Esto No Es Agua, 2015

video stills Esto No Es Agua / This Is Not Water, 2015 1 channel video HD, Sound and Color Sound by: Daniel Pineda 5’20’’   “This Is Not Water” is the first of a series of short videos that the

This Is Not Water / Esto No Es Agua, 2015

video stills Esto No Es Agua / This Is Not Water, 2015 1 channel video HD, Sound and Color Sound by: Daniel Pineda 5’20’’   “This Is Not Water” is the first of a series of short videos that the

GEOCHOREOGRAPHY ORITOGUAZ, 2015

Images courtesy of Descolonizando La Jagua   GEOCHOREOGRAPHY ORITOGUAZ Yuma River, Huila/Colombia.   On Sunday 13 September, 2015, about 250 guardians and defenders of the territory met in the Puerta del Sol Beach on the Yuma (Magdalena) River in Oritoguaz, Huila-Colombia;

GEOCHOREOGRAPHY ORITOGUAZ, 2015

Images courtesy of Descolonizando La Jagua   GEOCHOREOGRAPHY ORITOGUAZ Yuma River, Huila/Colombia.   On Sunday 13 September, 2015, about 250 guardians and defenders of the territory met in the Puerta del Sol Beach on the Yuma (Magdalena) River in Oritoguaz, Huila-Colombia;

Land of Friends, 2014

Land of Friends, 2014 1 channel HD video Sound and Color, 38’10”   LAND OF FRIENDS, 2014 In order of appearance: Entre Aguas Founder member of Jaguos por el Territorio collective-La Jagua. Member of Beehive Collective and Polinizaciones. Yuma (Magdalena

Land of Friends, 2014

Land of Friends, 2014 1 channel HD video Sound and Color, 38’10”   LAND OF FRIENDS, 2014 In order of appearance: Entre Aguas Founder member of Jaguos por el Territorio collective-La Jagua. Member of Beehive Collective and Polinizaciones. Yuma (Magdalena

YUMA, or the Land of Friends, 2014

YUMA, or the Land of Friends, 2014 Digital prints on glass, satellite images. Mural: 580×473 cm (46 pieces: 20 pieces 100×100 cm; 10 pieces 100×35 cm; 8 pieces 40×100 cm; 8 pieces 40×35 cm)   YUMA, or the Land of

YUMA, or the Land of Friends, 2014

YUMA, or the Land of Friends, 2014 Digital prints on glass, satellite images. Mural: 580×473 cm (46 pieces: 20 pieces 100×100 cm; 10 pieces 100×35 cm; 8 pieces 40×100 cm; 8 pieces 40×35 cm)   YUMA, or the Land of

Trampled Landscape, 2014

  Trampled Landscape, 2014 Carolina Caycedo’s work is primarily focused on modes of practical resistance and how these can be brought into the space of art. Her installations and public interventions range from banners proclaiming feminist slogans to discussion spaces and

Trampled Landscape, 2014

  Trampled Landscape, 2014 Carolina Caycedo’s work is primarily focused on modes of practical resistance and how these can be brought into the space of art. Her installations and public interventions range from banners proclaiming feminist slogans to discussion spaces and

Huila’s Bleeding, 2014

  Huila’s Bleeding Carolina Caycedo and Entre Aguas. HD Video, 12 Min In southwest Colombia, rural communities have begun using direct action in their struggle against the privatization of natural resources by multinational corporations. This video, by the artists Carolina Caycedo

Huila’s Bleeding, 2014

  Huila’s Bleeding Carolina Caycedo and Entre Aguas. HD Video, 12 Min In southwest Colombia, rural communities have begun using direct action in their struggle against the privatization of natural resources by multinational corporations. This video, by the artists Carolina Caycedo

ONE BODY OF WATER, 2014

  ONE BODY OF WATER Performance Bowtie Project. Los Angeles. June 13th, 2015. One Body of Water is a new performance by artist Carolina Caycedo, developed in response to the Bowtie Parcel. One Body of Water intertwines the stories of three

ONE BODY OF WATER, 2014

  ONE BODY OF WATER Performance Bowtie Project. Los Angeles. June 13th, 2015. One Body of Water is a new performance by artist Carolina Caycedo, developed in response to the Bowtie Parcel. One Body of Water intertwines the stories of three

Expanding the River, 2014

Expanding the River, 2014 Workshop and Satellite Image Wight Gallery, UCLA   EXPANDING THE RIVER WORKSHOP SERIES Using the work of art as a pedagogical tool and transforming the gallery into a temporary working space, satellite images of the construction of

Expanding the River, 2014

Expanding the River, 2014 Workshop and Satellite Image Wight Gallery, UCLA   EXPANDING THE RIVER WORKSHOP SERIES Using the work of art as a pedagogical tool and transforming the gallery into a temporary working space, satellite images of the construction of

Three Arched Knuckle, 2013

Three Arched Knuckle, 2013 Concrete and pigment, dypthyp 33×22,8×7 cm; 34x22x7 cm  

Three Arched Knuckle, 2013

Three Arched Knuckle, 2013 Concrete and pigment, dypthyp 33×22,8×7 cm; 34x22x7 cm  

Dammed Landscape, 2013

Dammed Landscape, 2013 Dyptych photographs encapsulated in aluminum and matt plexiglass, mounted on concrete blocks. 110x85x40 cm (each)

Dammed Landscape, 2013

Dammed Landscape, 2013 Dyptych photographs encapsulated in aluminum and matt plexiglass, mounted on concrete blocks. 110x85x40 cm (each)

Spaniards Named Her Magdalena, But Natives Call Her Yuma, 2013

Spaniards Named Her Magdalena, But Natives Call Her Yuma, 2013 2 channel HD video installation Sound and Color, 27’   Spaniards Named Her Magdalena, But Natives Call Her Yuma, 2013 Artworks in Be Dammed examine the interconnected spheres of legal,

Spaniards Named Her Magdalena, But Natives Call Her Yuma, 2013

Spaniards Named Her Magdalena, But Natives Call Her Yuma, 2013 2 channel HD video installation Sound and Color, 27’   Spaniards Named Her Magdalena, But Natives Call Her Yuma, 2013 Artworks in Be Dammed examine the interconnected spheres of legal,

The headlong stream is termed violent But the river bed hemming it in Is termed violent by no one, 2013

  The headlong stream is termed violent But the river bed hemming it in Is termed violent by no one, 2013 DAAD Galery, Berlin. Germany. 2013 Carolina Caycedo is taking the resistance against the »El Quimbo« dam construction project in

The headlong stream is termed violent But the river bed hemming it in Is termed violent by no one, 2013

  The headlong stream is termed violent But the river bed hemming it in Is termed violent by no one, 2013 DAAD Galery, Berlin. Germany. 2013 Carolina Caycedo is taking the resistance against the »El Quimbo« dam construction project in

Less than Lethal, 2013

Inkjet over silk paper. 156 x 110 cm   MACO, Mexico. 2013 The title refers to weapons used by police for crowd controlling, like rubber bullets, water canons, deafening sounds, batons, electric teasers and pepper spray. The function for less

Less than Lethal, 2013

Inkjet over silk paper. 156 x 110 cm   MACO, Mexico. 2013 The title refers to weapons used by police for crowd controlling, like rubber bullets, water canons, deafening sounds, batons, electric teasers and pepper spray. The function for less