Category Archives: Performance / Geochoreographies

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

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

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

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,

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;

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

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

We have all the ingredients, 2012

WE HAVE ALL THE INGREDIENTS, 2012. Performance – Demonstration. Written script, HeLa cells, microscope, telescope, tea.   We have all the ingredients SFMOMA, 2012   In two movements, Carolina Caycedo invites us to explore the inner and outer spaces of

We have all the ingredients, 2012

WE HAVE ALL THE INGREDIENTS, 2012. Performance – Demonstration. Written script, HeLa cells, microscope, telescope, tea.   We have all the ingredients SFMOMA, 2012   In two movements, Carolina Caycedo invites us to explore the inner and outer spaces of

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

Open dj nights, 2010

  Open dj nights Bar Cucaramacara. Madrid, Spain. 2010. In Puerto Rico every bar has its “vellonera”. That’s what they call jukeboxes, because people used to puts coins in them to play a song. The praxis of the “vellonera” fascinates

Open dj nights, 2010

  Open dj nights Bar Cucaramacara. Madrid, Spain. 2010. In Puerto Rico every bar has its “vellonera”. That’s what they call jukeboxes, because people used to puts coins in them to play a song. The praxis of the “vellonera” fascinates

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

Plante bandera, 2007

  PLANTE BANDERA DVD. 18’25 min. Sound and Color. 2007   PLANTE BANDERA (I Planted the Flag) reconstructs the act of swimming from shore to shore. It refers to a hypothetical experience of crossing borders and claiming a territory by

Plante bandera, 2007

  PLANTE BANDERA DVD. 18’25 min. Sound and Color. 2007   PLANTE BANDERA (I Planted the Flag) reconstructs the act of swimming from shore to shore. It refers to a hypothetical experience of crossing borders and claiming a territory by

Gran perreton, 2004

  GRAN PERRETON DVD. 15 min. Sound and color. 2005. Dance competition. Rincón, 2004.   Perretón is a combination of words: Reggaeton, perreo and marathon. Reggaeton is a popular genre that comes from Puerto Rico, and combines Rap, reggae and

Gran perreton, 2004

  GRAN PERRETON DVD. 15 min. Sound and color. 2005. Dance competition. Rincón, 2004.   Perretón is a combination of words: Reggaeton, perreo and marathon. Reggaeton is a popular genre that comes from Puerto Rico, and combines Rap, reggae and

How to obtain a british passport, 2003

  HOW TO OBTAIN A BRITISH PASSPORT With Javier Mancera. Book. DVD. 22 min. Color-sound. London, 2003.   This video shows real and fake-acted footage, in a narrative way that depicts the whole situation of my convenience marriage. It goes

How to obtain a british passport, 2003

  HOW TO OBTAIN A BRITISH PASSPORT With Javier Mancera. Book. DVD. 22 min. Color-sound. London, 2003.   This video shows real and fake-acted footage, in a narrative way that depicts the whole situation of my convenience marriage. It goes

Ser caleño, 1999

  Ser caleño, 1999 Un sofa rojo ubicado a la sombrita en frente del MAM LA TERTULIA, fue el espacio donde entrevisté a unos 10 visitantes y transeúntes durante el día que duró el III Festival de Performance. Abordándo a

Ser caleño, 1999

  Ser caleño, 1999 Un sofa rojo ubicado a la sombrita en frente del MAM LA TERTULIA, fue el espacio donde entrevisté a unos 10 visitantes y transeúntes durante el día que duró el III Festival de Performance. Abordándo a

Street Museum, 1998 –2002

  STREET MUSEUM With Cambalache Collective*. Exchange project. Street barter. Object collection. Installation. Caracas, Turin, London, Bern, Istanbul, Madrid, Paris, Seville, Barcelona, San Juan, Ljubljana, Bogotá. 1998 –2002.   The street Museum is a barter and informal redistribution activity that

Street Museum, 1998 –2002

  STREET MUSEUM With Cambalache Collective*. Exchange project. Street barter. Object collection. Installation. Caracas, Turin, London, Bern, Istanbul, Madrid, Paris, Seville, Barcelona, San Juan, Ljubljana, Bogotá. 1998 –2002.   The street Museum is a barter and informal redistribution activity that

Carolina Caycedo

Quick cut, 1997-2000

  Quick cut Urban Intervention. 1997 -2000 QUICK CUT Urban Intervention. Mobile Hairdresser. Wooden box with wheels, mirror, foldable chair and hair dressing paraphernalia. VHS-PAL. 12 min. Color-sound. Bogotá, Ljubljana and Barcelona. 1997-2000. An itinerant hairdressing parlour that offers its

Carolina Caycedo

Quick cut, 1997-2000

  Quick cut Urban Intervention. 1997 -2000 QUICK CUT Urban Intervention. Mobile Hairdresser. Wooden box with wheels, mirror, foldable chair and hair dressing paraphernalia. VHS-PAL. 12 min. Color-sound. Bogotá, Ljubljana and Barcelona. 1997-2000. An itinerant hairdressing parlour that offers its