Miguel A. López

  • Rodell Warner, Augmented Archive 023, 2021, digital video, black-and-white, silent, 32 seconds. From the series “Augmented Archives,” 2021.

    Tamika Galanis and Rodell Warner

    The Double Dutch series has been one of the most prolific and dynamic programs developed by the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (NAGB) in recent years. Begun in 2015, the project aims to bring artists from around the Caribbean archipelago to produce new works in dialogue with Bahamian artists. In a region shaped by inequalities in access to arts education, a lack of museums of contemporary art, and limited infrastructure for direct travel between neighboring islands, the creation of platforms for encounter and exchange is crucial for the growth of a Caribbean cultural ecosystem. This is

  • Denilson Baniwa, Nhíromi, 2020–21, canoe and found objects from Rio Negro and Piraíbas de Piaçava, Brazil, video projection (color, sound, 33 minutes 44 seconds). Installation view, Sesc Sorocaba, Brazil, 2021. Photo: Matheus Jose Maria.

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    Miguel A. López is a writer, researcher, and independent curator based in Lima, Peru. He is the curator of the traveling retrospective exhibition “Cecilia Vicuña. Seehearing the Enlightened Failure” that will open at the Museo del Banco de la República, Bogotá, in February 2022.

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