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Momio in the cover of Fray, Art and textile Politics, a new book by Julia Bryan-Wilson
 

Momio (London, 1973) in the cover of Fray, Art and Textile Politics, a new book by Julia Bryan-Wilson.

Order from University of Chicago Press.


Read Thread: The Story of the Red Thread
Documenta 14, Athens and Kassel

Vicuña is participating in documenta 14 with installations, performances, in Athens and Kassel, and a seminar taught together with James O'Hern at Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA), in Athens.

Read more about the artist participation in documenta 14.

Visit her documenta page.

Purchase her documenta 14 artist book.


Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen
Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans
Purchase the book at Siglio Press

16 March - 18 June, 2017 An exhibition in six parts: Balsa Snake Raft to Escape the Flood Quipu New Orleans Pueblo de altares Noche de las especies [Night of the Species], a video animation by Robert Kolodny based on Cecilia Vicuña's drawings. A selection of drawings from the Noche de las especies A video projection of selected films by Cecilia Vicuña   "We began by going to the Mississippi to gather some trash, plastic, rope, metal, twigs and branches from the riverbank. Then the CAC team continued this process for a few months. I constructed the Balsa Snake Raft to Escape the Flood with their help. The monumental color scheme was based on a native flower: Louisiana Iris Sinfonietta. For Pueblo de altares and the wall of precarios objects, I combined a selection of objects dating from the 70s onward, along with new works created in situ." --Cecilia Vicuña

16 March - 18 June, 2017
An exhibition in six parts:

Balsa Snake Raft to Escape the Flood

Quipu New Orleans

Pueblo de altares

Noche de las especies [Night of the Species], a video animation by Robert Kolodny based on Cecilia Vicuña's drawings.

A selection of drawings from the Noche de las especies

A video projection of selected films by Cecilia Vicuña

 

"We began by going to the Mississippi to gather some trash, plastic, rope, metal, twigs and branches from the riverbank. Then the CAC team continued this process for a few months. I constructed the Balsa Snake Raft to Escape the Flood with their help.

The monumental color scheme was based on a native flower: Louisiana Iris Sinfonietta.

For Pueblo de altares and the wall of precarios objects, I combined a selection of objects dating from the 70s onward, along with new works created in situ." --Cecilia Vicuña


Archivo CADA
Colectivo Acciones de Arte (C.A.D.A.), 1979-1985
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

Vaso de Leche (1979), Cecilia Vicuña, Mixed media, Bogotá, Colombia

Vaso de Leche (1979), Cecilia Vicuña, Mixed media, Bogotá, Colombia

12 abril - 13 septiembre, 2016
Edificio Nouvel, Biblioteca y Centro de Documentación, Espacio D, Planta 0
Centro de Documentación y Biblioteca del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Comisariado: Francisco Godoy Vega
Artistas: CADA (Colectivo de Acciones de Arte) (Raúl Zurita; Fernando Balcells; Diamela Eltit; Lotty Rosenfeld; Juan Castillo)
Artistas colaboradores: Juan Enrique Forch, Nelly Richard, Luz Donoso, Eugenio Téllez, Cecilia Vicuña y otros


Detail of Cecilia Vicuña's performance at Columbia University, NY, 2015

Detail of Cecilia Vicuña's performance at Columbia University, NY, 2015

9 de junio a las 21h de 2016
Azotea del CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo Móstoles, Madrid.
With Taco de Raya, Jorge Brunete, Andrés Montes, Banda Editorial Silvestre, Pensaré Cartoneras and Luz Pichel – entre otras *
http://www.ca2m.org/en/


Performance lecture by Cecilia Vicuña
Seminar on "Magic Studies"
ICI Hub, Independent Curators International, New York City

Cover of Bloque Mágico/Magic Block by Soledad García and Brandon La Belle

Cover of Bloque Mágico/Magic Block by Soledad García and Brandon La Belle

June 15, 2016
Celebrating the exhibition and publication Block Mágico/Magic Block, curated by Soledad García & Brandon LaBelle. http://curatorsintl.org


Los Patipelados
Un performance de Cecilia Vicuña en homenaje a Gabriela Mistral
Casa Central de la Universidad de Chile

Gabriela Mistral, Óleo sobre tela, Cecilia Vicuña, 1979

Gabriela Mistral, Óleo sobre tela, Cecilia Vicuña, 1979

Entre el 19 y el 23 de Julio, 2016
Sala museo Gabriela Mistral, Casa Central de la Universidad de Chile
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Artista Cecilia Vicuña visitó la exposición de la Sala Museo Gabriela Mistral


Embodied Absence:
Ephemerality and Collectivity in Chilean Art from the 1970s
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Film Still from the movie Palabrarmas by Cecilia Vicuña, Bogotá, Colombia, 1980

Film Still from the movie Palabrarmas by Cecilia Vicuña, Bogotá, Colombia, 1980

Fall 2016
Curated by Liz Munsell, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art and Special Initiatives
Opening at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Boston
http://ccva.fas.harvard.edu


Cecilia Vicuña, About To Happen
Anthologic exhibition
CAC, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

Árbol de Vida, Cecilia Vicuña, 1983

Árbol de Vida, Cecilia Vicuña, 1983

Opening March 17, 2017
CAC, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
900 Camp Street New Orleans, LA 70130
www.cacno.org