The exhibition will gather artworks from 17 chilean women artists, coming from public and private collections, around the theme of attraction for open spaces. Curated by Carol Illanes, Agorafilia will be a unique exposition, which will allow to assistans to Ch.ACO, will know artworks from chilean artists with a recognized trajectory and young artists.
By Ch.ACO team
Agorafilia is a co production between Ch.ACO and Artes Visuales Asociadas Foundation (FAVA) and is sponsored by Ministerio de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimonio and Ministerio de la Mujer y Equidad de Género, and the sponsorship of ComunidadMujer. The exposition seeks to exhibit under the common motto "Creative Women", artworks from women artists strongly linked to Chile which currently belongs to public and private collections, so it not frequently accessible to the public.
In this way, is about a unique exposition in its gender, which will allow to assistants to Ch.ACO -11, will see artworks from young chilean women artists as Camila Ramírez and Jessica Briceño, and others artists with a recognized trajectory as Voluspa Jarpa, Paz Errázuriz and Julia Toro.
Organized around 3 thematic axes which refers to a Agorafilia idea: bodies, city and landscape, the exhibition includes artworks from 17 chilean women artists which approaches under different perspectives to the public and private theme on a tour of chilean contemporary art from 1965 to 2017.
With artworks from Roser Bru, Paz Errázuriz, Julia Toro, Voluspa Jarpa, Natalia Babarovic, Alejandra Prieto, Pilar Quinteros, Jessica Briceño, Constanza Alarcón, Kena Lorenzini, Gloria Camiruaga, Klaudia Kemper, Vania Caro, Camila Ramírez and Flavia Contreras, is about artworks which have a special story to tell.
For example, the artwork "Tierras Raras (ouija)" from Alejandra Prieto, check through spiritualism the private life of the 19th century. This "ouija" writes tweets according to each context where have been exhibited. In this opportunity bringing us contents about terror campaigns made by people and comunities around the next plebiscite for a new constitution on april. This artwork will be present at Ch.ACO -11 thanks to Colección Juan Yarur Torres - Fundación AMA.
Among public and private collections which lended artworks for the exhibition, are: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA), Galería Gabriela Mistral, Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, Colección Fundación Engel, Colección Juan Yarur Torres - Fundación AMA, Colección de Carlos Javier Nuñez A. and Colección Carvajal Sauma (Ca.Sa). To this are added direct loans from the artists and the collab of Factoría Santa Rosa.