Category Archives: Installations / objects

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

Geneology of a Struggle, 2017

Install View , Almost There, Vargas Museum. 2016 was the most dangerous year on record for environmental defenders. More than half of those killed came from just three countries, Brazil, Philippines, and Colombia (where I grew). All are home to

Geneology of a Struggle, 2017

Install View , Almost There, Vargas Museum. 2016 was the most dangerous year on record for environmental defenders. More than half of those killed came from just three countries, Brazil, Philippines, and Colombia (where I grew). All are home to

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

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

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

HUMANITARIAN AID FOR THE FIRST WORLD, 2015

  HUMANITARIAN AID FOR THE FIRST WORLD With Colectivo Cambalache Nuit Blanche Toronto, 2015 Do you believe in the solidarity of bartering? With the desire to overturn the concept and practice of humanitarian aid and offer a southern perspective on “disaster

HUMANITARIAN AID FOR THE FIRST WORLD, 2015

  HUMANITARIAN AID FOR THE FIRST WORLD With Colectivo Cambalache Nuit Blanche Toronto, 2015 Do you believe in the solidarity of bartering? With the desire to overturn the concept and practice of humanitarian aid and offer a southern perspective on “disaster

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

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,

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

Humane materiale, 2013

      Installation view at Dispari & Dispari   Installation view at Dispari & Dispari   Made in collaboration with several local craftswomen and craftsmen, Humane Materiale II, is a video installation about contemporary and traditional crafts by Carolina

Humane materiale, 2013

      Installation view at Dispari & Dispari   Installation view at Dispari & Dispari   Made in collaboration with several local craftswomen and craftsmen, Humane Materiale II, is a video installation about contemporary and traditional crafts by Carolina

Costo sentimental, 2012

Isla Car 33 x 24 cm   Costo sentimental (collages and photo-montages) La Central, 2012. Dispara Redes, 2012 29,7 x 28,4 cm   Mi Primera Rayada 19 x 21,4 cm   La Rebelión 46 x 32,5 cm   No Fio

Costo sentimental, 2012

Isla Car 33 x 24 cm   Costo sentimental (collages and photo-montages) La Central, 2012. Dispara Redes, 2012 29,7 x 28,4 cm   Mi Primera Rayada 19 x 21,4 cm   La Rebelión 46 x 32,5 cm   No Fio

Dependency / Dependencia (currency insertions), 2012

DEPENDENCY 1, 2012 (Installation view) Ink on Banknote. 6 stamps, 6 Banknotes. Shelf and Inkpad. 50 X 70 cm.   Dependency / Dependencia (currency insertions), 2012. The current values of the minimum monthly wage, of a cocaine gram, and of

Dependency / Dependencia (currency insertions), 2012

DEPENDENCY 1, 2012 (Installation view) Ink on Banknote. 6 stamps, 6 Banknotes. Shelf and Inkpad. 50 X 70 cm.   Dependency / Dependencia (currency insertions), 2012. The current values of the minimum monthly wage, of a cocaine gram, and of

Criminal women, ongoing. 2012

LEILA KAHLED, 2001. (From the CRIMINAL WOMEN Drawing Series). Pen, pencil, and marker over paper. 29.7 x 21 cm.   Criminal women, ongoing. Frieze Frame, 2012. CRIMINAL WOMEN is an ongoing series of drawings that portray women who have been

Criminal women, ongoing. 2012

LEILA KAHLED, 2001. (From the CRIMINAL WOMEN Drawing Series). Pen, pencil, and marker over paper. 29.7 x 21 cm.   Criminal women, ongoing. Frieze Frame, 2012. CRIMINAL WOMEN is an ongoing series of drawings that portray women who have been

Foyer d’outre-mer, 2012

FOYER D’OUTRE-MER, 2011. (Detail) Installation. 2 color printed mirrors. 250 x 90 cm each.   Foyer d’outre-mer. Paris Triennial, 2012. In response to La Triennale, the artist proposes to develop the work Foyer D’outre-mer, a project in which she explores

Foyer d’outre-mer, 2012

FOYER D’OUTRE-MER, 2011. (Detail) Installation. 2 color printed mirrors. 250 x 90 cm each.   Foyer d’outre-mer. Paris Triennial, 2012. In response to La Triennale, the artist proposes to develop the work Foyer D’outre-mer, a project in which she explores

Por la fuerza no sirve, 2011

POR LA FUERZA NO SIRVE, 2011. Dyptic. Embossed mirrors. 50 x 70 cm each

Por la fuerza no sirve, 2011

POR LA FUERZA NO SIRVE, 2011. Dyptic. Embossed mirrors. 50 x 70 cm each

Aguasucia, 2011

    AGUASUCIA, 2011. Installation and performance. 31 aguardiente bottles stuffed with 107 notes of COP$5000 denomination. (2011 Colombian minimum wage: COP$535.000 – aprox. $300).   A 2011 Colombian minimum wage is soaked in 31 bottles of Aguardiente liquor. Aguardiente

Aguasucia, 2011

    AGUASUCIA, 2011. Installation and performance. 31 aguardiente bottles stuffed with 107 notes of COP$5000 denomination. (2011 Colombian minimum wage: COP$535.000 – aprox. $300).   A 2011 Colombian minimum wage is soaked in 31 bottles of Aguardiente liquor. Aguardiente

Offerings, 2011

OFFERINGS, 2011. Urban Intervention. 1000 screen printed candles / 12 designs and printed program booklets / 16 pages.   2009 Creative Time Summit: Revolutions in Public Practice Offerings Living as Form-Creative Time, NYC 2011.   A collaboration with members of

Offerings, 2011

OFFERINGS, 2011. Urban Intervention. 1000 screen printed candles / 12 designs and printed program booklets / 16 pages.   2009 Creative Time Summit: Revolutions in Public Practice Offerings Living as Form-Creative Time, NYC 2011.   A collaboration with members of

Blessings, 2011

Blessings, 2011. Installation. 5 Neon lights mounted on clear acrylic, motion sensor. 12 x 40 in. each.   Blessings Living as Form-Creative Time, NYC 2011. The word Blessings is displayed in the windows of the historic Essex Street Market, written

Blessings, 2011

Blessings, 2011. Installation. 5 Neon lights mounted on clear acrylic, motion sensor. 12 x 40 in. each.   Blessings Living as Form-Creative Time, NYC 2011. The word Blessings is displayed in the windows of the historic Essex Street Market, written

Caminemos junt@s, 2010

  Caminemos junt@s MUSAC, Leon. Spain. 2010. Workshop. Oct 2010. A tent constructed with clothes donated by inhabitants of Leon was built during a collective workshop. The tent was decorated with emancipation messages from the participants.     Caminemos junt@s.

Caminemos junt@s, 2010

  Caminemos junt@s MUSAC, Leon. Spain. 2010. Workshop. Oct 2010. A tent constructed with clothes donated by inhabitants of Leon was built during a collective workshop. The tent was decorated with emancipation messages from the participants.     Caminemos junt@s.

In transito, 2010

  In transito Serralves. Porto, Portugal. 2010     A COLLABORATION WITH: Gisela Díaz, Hajime Fujita, Lorenzo Martinelli, Claudia Mel, Igor Vasconcelos.   This project consists of a series of phrases installed in and around the staircase between floor 3 and

In transito, 2010

  In transito Serralves. Porto, Portugal. 2010     A COLLABORATION WITH: Gisela Díaz, Hajime Fujita, Lorenzo Martinelli, Claudia Mel, Igor Vasconcelos.   This project consists of a series of phrases installed in and around the staircase between floor 3 and

La stargate, 2010

  La stargate Intermediae. Madrid, Spain. 2010. Soundscapes, dialogues, interviews and music comprise La Stargate, a project by Carolina Caycedo offering a sound journey through the Legazpi neighbourhood. Last spring, the artist began a set of routes to explore Legazpi

La stargate, 2010

  La stargate Intermediae. Madrid, Spain. 2010. Soundscapes, dialogues, interviews and music comprise La Stargate, a project by Carolina Caycedo offering a sound journey through the Legazpi neighbourhood. Last spring, the artist began a set of routes to explore Legazpi

Mujeres en mi, 2010

MUJERES EN MI 4 clothes panels. 12 x 6 feet each. Clothes and embroidery.   Mujeres en mi Solo projects ARCO. Madrid, Spain . 2010. A collection of clothes of the women in my family and contemporary Latin American and

Mujeres en mi, 2010

MUJERES EN MI 4 clothes panels. 12 x 6 feet each. Clothes and embroidery.   Mujeres en mi Solo projects ARCO. Madrid, Spain . 2010. A collection of clothes of the women in my family and contemporary Latin American and

Swarm, 2010

SWARM Recycled clothes, Rope, Metal hooks, yoga mats.   SWARM: 1. Colony, large number of birds, insects, etc. moving about together. 2. Places being overrun or crowded. 3. Climb by clinging with arms and legs. SWARM: 1. Colony, large number

Swarm, 2010

SWARM Recycled clothes, Rope, Metal hooks, yoga mats.   SWARM: 1. Colony, large number of birds, insects, etc. moving about together. 2. Places being overrun or crowded. 3. Climb by clinging with arms and legs. SWARM: 1. Colony, large number

Banner series, 2010

  BANNER SERIES Nylon Banners. 18 x 3 feet. 2010   These banners bear personal and adopted statements that reflect my own social, political, economical and feminine ethics and beliefs.   They can also be read and used as invitations

Banner series, 2010

  BANNER SERIES Nylon Banners. 18 x 3 feet. 2010   These banners bear personal and adopted statements that reflect my own social, political, economical and feminine ethics and beliefs.   They can also be read and used as invitations

Flag series, 2009

  Flag series 2009   Each flag combines two flags of different countries. Some mix flags of the places I originate and live (UK/Colombia, Puerto Rico/Colombia). Others mix flags of cultures in tension (US/Iraq; Israel/Palestine, US/Mexico, UK/Ireland, Israel/Lebanon, Greece/Turkey/Cyprus, Greece/Albania

Flag series, 2009

  Flag series 2009   Each flag combines two flags of different countries. Some mix flags of the places I originate and live (UK/Colombia, Puerto Rico/Colombia). Others mix flags of cultures in tension (US/Iraq; Israel/Palestine, US/Mexico, UK/Ireland, Israel/Lebanon, Greece/Turkey/Cyprus, Greece/Albania

Resiste, 2009

  RESISTE Performance and Vinilflag. 10 X 6 FEET. 2009.   The altered Venezuelan flag served as a parangolé and a vehicle for experimentation. Exhibition visitors were taken by surprise and invited to wear the paragole with me. The piece

Resiste, 2009

  RESISTE Performance and Vinilflag. 10 X 6 FEET. 2009.   The altered Venezuelan flag served as a parangolé and a vehicle for experimentation. Exhibition visitors were taken by surprise and invited to wear the paragole with me. The piece

Day to day closure, 2009

    Day to day closure Frieze Projects. London, UK. 2009     DAYTODAY CLOSURE. 100 Books, Exchanges. I bartered 100 daytoday books during frieze Fair. The book served as a compilation of the last 7 daytoday barter years. Peole

Day to day closure, 2009

    Day to day closure Frieze Projects. London, UK. 2009     DAYTODAY CLOSURE. 100 Books, Exchanges. I bartered 100 daytoday books during frieze Fair. The book served as a compilation of the last 7 daytoday barter years. Peole

Day to day, 2002-2009

  DAYTODAY FLYER. LOS ANGELES, 2009.   DAYTODAY VIENNA, 2002.   DAYTODAY was a personal barter network that spanned over 7 years (2002-2009). Through an online site I offered all kind of services and objects in exchange for things I

Day to day, 2002-2009

  DAYTODAY FLYER. LOS ANGELES, 2009.   DAYTODAY VIENNA, 2002.   DAYTODAY was a personal barter network that spanned over 7 years (2002-2009). Through an online site I offered all kind of services and objects in exchange for things I

Time Bank notes, 2009

  Time Bank notes E-Flux. London, UK. 2009 Intervened Bank Notes, Different countries.

Time Bank notes, 2009

  Time Bank notes E-Flux. London, UK. 2009 Intervened Bank Notes, Different countries.

Almanaque Marc Emery, 2009

Almanaque Marc Emery, 2009   Descarga aqui, download here:  Almanaque Marc Emery

Almanaque Marc Emery, 2009

Almanaque Marc Emery, 2009   Descarga aqui, download here:  Almanaque Marc Emery

En caso de emergencia, 2008

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY 10 Steel Machetes with wooden handle and laser inscriptions on each side 70 X 6 X 2 cm each. Installation dimensions variable. 2008   ‘En caso de Emergencia’ is an installation comprising 10 red machetes. Each

En caso de emergencia, 2008

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY 10 Steel Machetes with wooden handle and laser inscriptions on each side 70 X 6 X 2 cm each. Installation dimensions variable. 2008   ‘En caso de Emergencia’ is an installation comprising 10 red machetes. Each

La machetera, 2006

  LOCAL MOTION (LA MACHETERA) WALL JUKEBOX WITH 50 CDS Dimensions Variable 2006   This jukebox is a musical self-portrait. CDs are arranged chronologically and geographically, including all the cities I have lived in and some that I have visited

La machetera, 2006

  LOCAL MOTION (LA MACHETERA) WALL JUKEBOX WITH 50 CDS Dimensions Variable 2006   This jukebox is a musical self-portrait. CDs are arranged chronologically and geographically, including all the cities I have lived in and some that I have visited

Solo under, 2005-2006

SOLO UNDER Coin operated jukebox with 100 reggaeton CDs 2005-2006   Before hitting the mainstream pop charts, reggaeton was a local Puerto Rican genre called underground. It started back in 1990 and each year, since then, an average of 90

Solo under, 2005-2006

SOLO UNDER Coin operated jukebox with 100 reggaeton CDs 2005-2006   Before hitting the mainstream pop charts, reggaeton was a local Puerto Rican genre called underground. It started back in 1990 and each year, since then, an average of 90

Shanty sounds, 2003

SHANTY SOUNDS Sound archive. Double CD Box. 500 numbered copies. 88 min. Bogota, 2003.   SHANTY SOUNDS are the sounds from Bogota. Of its marginal settlements, that hang incredibly from the hills that surround the capital. All the recordings were

Shanty sounds, 2003

SHANTY SOUNDS Sound archive. Double CD Box. 500 numbered copies. 88 min. Bogota, 2003.   SHANTY SOUNDS are the sounds from Bogota. Of its marginal settlements, that hang incredibly from the hills that surround the capital. All the recordings were