2016 — Paper at ‘Traffic: movement / place / flow / mobility’ conference, Plymouth University

Plymouth University Conference ‘Traffic: movement / place / flow / mobility’ 15 April 2016 Talk_ Presentation of ‘Copper Geographies’, Plymouth University. This conference seeks to explore the symbiotic relation of artists’ activities and an understanding of the ways in which place might be conceived in relation to flows, traffic and mobility. An important aspect of the conference explored the ways in which contemporary artworks understand both place and subjectivity as shifting concepts and to examine what agency that an artist or group of artists may have in regard to this fluid notion of place. Download conference programme Conference abstract Link to conference
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Im a Chilean born, London based visual artist and researcher. My practice explores and reflects on the geo-political power dynamics in mineral industries, geographies and historical narratives. My interconnected research projects involve extensive historical research, fieldwork, the collection of archival materials, new photographic documentation with large format cameras and diverse forms of mapping. My work develops using site-specific working methodologies.