PAST EXHIBITION | FOCUS LOCUS
July 19th – August 30th, 2019
A Solo Project by Willy Castellanos (Aluna Curatorial Collective), within the framework of the exhibition “Lágrimas Negras”, curated by Isabel Pérez, with guest artists Rogelio López Marín (Gory),Nadal Antelmo, Ana Olema and Mel Rossitch.
Kendall Art Center, Miami.
In the language of the Hopis—the ancestral people that once inhabited the central area of the United States—the word “Koyaanisqatsi” means “Life Out of Balance.” Filmmaker Godfrey Reggio used it in 1982 as the title to the first of an experimental film trilogy documenting—with Philip Glass’s suggestive music and no dialogue at all—the loss of balance in this “world we live in,” (…)
Curated by Aluna Curatorial Collective (Adriana Herrera and Willy Castellanos), the exhibition will feature invited artist Chema Madoz, and will recover historic works by Hexágono: Equipo de Creación Colectiva (Havana, 1982-1985), integrated by Consuelo Castañeda, Humberto Castro, Sebastián Elizondo, Abigail García, María Elena Morera and Tonel. The exhibition will give place to a prompt dialog between local artists from different nationalities, and will feature works from (…)
Composed by paintings, intervened photographs and documentary images belonging to private collections and the archives of the author, the exhibition proposes an anthological study of his work from the intersection of various strategic and conceptual instances: painting as an aesthetic exercise of existential reaffirmation; the practice of photography and the use of the archive as vehicles for articulations of new constructions about the real; and finally Rock music (…)
Photo Lima 2015
With (in alphabetic order) Juan Carlos Alom, Raúl Cañibano, Willy Castellanos, Javier Castro, Juan Si González, Cristóbal Herrera-Ulaskevich, Rogelio López Marín (Gory), Maritza Molina, Eduardo Muñoz Ordoqui, Geandy Pavón, René Peña, Martha María Pérez Bravo, and Mabel Poblet
Aluna Art Foundation and Focus Locus presented a thematic exhibition in “Lima Photo 2015”, celebrated at the Centro de la Imagen (CI) of the Peruvian capital, between August 12th and 16th 2015.
Curated by Aluna Curatorial Collective
In Viviana Zargón´s artworks the borders are changeable and the viewer confuses the lines between fiction and reality, and between photography and painting, even if there are signs that warn of mimetic illusion that leads us to question the act of representation and its subjective social crossings. In the sixties, Gerhard Ritcher had already thrown us to a gray area where painting is dominated by photography and replicated it in fascinating portraits (…)