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2017 — Artist talk and roundtable ‘Landscapes of Abandonment’, Birkbeck University, UCL, London

Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies (CILAVS), Birkbeck University, UCL, London Artist talk and roundtable Landscapes of Abandonment 6 April 2017 BikK Panel of discussion: Luciana Martins (Birkbeck), Leslie Wylie (Leicester), Jordan Goodman (UCL) and Ignacio Acosta (Brighton). To accompany Freddy Dewe Mathews’ exhibition El Encanto at the Peltz Gallery, Landscapes of Abandonment considers the histories of the Putumayo region in Colombia and the challenges of a critical artistic practice that interrogates the legacies of exploitative activities on abandoned places. Link to round table
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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.