San Juan’s 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial

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The Institute of Puerto Rican Culture (ICP) announced the opening of the 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial [4ta. Trienal Poli/Gráfica] of San Juan, the Caribbean, and Latin America, which begins on October 24, 2015 and ends on February 28, 2016. The Triennial is the transformation of what was, for almost 30 years, one of the art events of greater relevance in the region: the San Juan Biennial of Latin American Print.

This fourth edition is titled “Imágenes desplazadas/Imágenes en el espacio” [Displaced Images/ Images in Space] and features chief curator Gerardo Mosquera, internationally renowned and based in Madrid, Spain. He is working by with Vanessa Hernández Gracia, Puerto Rican artist and independent curator, and Chilean curator Alexia Tala Barril. This edition will examine the movement of the graphic image between fields, supports, habits, and especially its movement to three dimensional space.

4th Poly/Graphic Triennial includes the participation of artists from Puerto Rico, Latin America Latinaand the Caribbean, as well as artists based in the United States. Confirmed artists include: Rosenda Álvarez and the Grabadores por Grabadores collective, Carlos Amorales, Francisca Aninat, Rodrigo Arteaga, Myrna Báez, David Beltrán, Hernaín Bravo, Fernando Bryce, Waltercio Caldas, Manuel Calderón, Johanna Calle, Luis Camnitzer, Tania Candiani, Claudia Casarino, Albert Chong, Lourdes Correa-Carlo, Elena Damiani, Annalee Davis, Paula Dittborn, Carlos Garaicoa, Félix González-Torres, María Elena González, Karlo-Andrei Ibarra, José Iraola, Alfredo Jaar, Voluspa Jarpa, Ivelisse Jiménez, Leandro Katz, Lucia Koch, Irene Kopelman, Ricardo Lanzarini, Nicola López, Claudia Martínez Garay, Vik Muniz, Mônica Nador, Jesús “Bubu” Negrón, Rivane Neuenschwander, José Ortiz-Pagán, Amalia Pica, Isabel Ramírez, Sandra Ramos, Rosângela Rennó, Verónica Rivera, Nicolás Robbio, Mariana Rondón, Graciela Sacco, Rosemberg Sandoval, Oscar Santillán, Giancarlo Scaglia, Colectivo SEMEFO, Daniel Senise, Edra Soto, Adán Vallecillo, and Alicia Villarreal.

This ambitious edition will include exhibitions, programs, events and publications across Puerto Rico, moving from metropolitan areas to other municipalities.

While the main venue of the event will be the Old Arsenal of the Spanish Navy [Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española] and Casa Blanca, both located in Old San Juan, other venues will include the Caguas Art Museum; the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico; the Dra. Josefina Camacho de la Nuez Museum and Center for Humanistic Studies; the Museum of History, Anthropology and the Arts at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, the Ponce Museum of Art; the Puerto Rico Museum of Art; and the Museum of San Juan. In addition, as part of the museums and institutions offering programming of the event, are the Art Museum of Bayamon; the Dr. Pío López Museum of the University of Puerto Rico-Cayey; the Museum of the Americas; Casa Cortés Foundation; the Ruth Hernández Torres House of Culture; the School of Visual Arts of Puerto Rico; the Gallery of the University of the Sacred Heart;and the Art Students League of San Juan.

There will also be exhibitions in galleries and alternative spaces such as: ArtLab, C787 STUDIOS, Espacio 20-20, Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Galería Yemayá, Matadero Art Gallery, Roberto Paradise, Walter Otero Contemporary Art, 2BLEO, Área: lugar de proyectos, Beta-Local, Departamento de la Comida, Efecto Sombrilla, La Productora, Lanchonete, Recinto Cerra, Laboratorio de Artes Binarios, Ana Mas Project (Barcelona) and El Cuadrado Gris, among others. [. . .]

For full, original article (in Spanish), see http://dialogoupr.com/noticia/inicia-la-4ta-trienal-poligrafica-de-san-juan/

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