Masks b & # 39; & # 39 forms, wolf or a child facing aging are some of the imaginary which must population & # 39; Cuenca relate to & # 39; power. These representations have arisen after The Mexican artist Erick Beltrán, F & # 39; collaboration with – of – theater group – Salesian Polytechnic University, Have made inquiries about people on how to project power.
The result & # 39; this process has the performing action was deployed on Friday 23 & # 39; in November – in morning – Plaza de las Flores, Where by & # 39; procession those masks and similar Legg "The judge does not know proportions" They traveled road & # 39; Cuenca.
"There is a sort of & # 39; to return more actual power, b & # 39; many illusions totalitarian, a & # 39; conservatism in all its characters. It is important to review what. Here in & # 39; Concina, I've surprised by the result, it happened that the mask was the representation of & # 39; other mask. The old men in the face of & # 39; child is someone who is concealing. The power to stop play various sediments, "said Beltran having been recognized with & # 39; one of the groups three symbolic prizes that delivery XIV Biennja of Cuenca, This Saturday 24 & # 39; in November, opened the doors of & # 39; 25th place to present the work of & # 39; 53 artists.
Carlos Martiel presented the performance "gentes de color" in & # 39; various points of the city. Jenny Jaramillo checked. Photo: Fernando Machado / El Telégrafo
The juries a & # 39; this meeting made Inma Prieto (Spain), Eva González-Sancho (Spain) and Ramón Castillo (Chile) announced – winning – EU Theater & # 39; Pumapungo, Which is one of the largest event venues.
the – Award Julián MATADERO was for Erick Beltrán, While – The Guaraguao Award is patently Julien Bismuth (France-United States), that during recent weeks intervened in the city & # 39; & # 39 b Cuenca, written texts on paper and pasted on public walls, as if they were instructed poetic. And – Piedra de Prize Up It was the Portuguese Ana Guedes
All these recognitions they were symbolic, No economic reward and the winners received a sculpture by Eduardo Vega.
Erick Beltran (Mexico), Ana Guedes (Portugal) and Juliana Vidal (Ecuador) were some of the recognized artists. Photo: Fernando Machado / El Telégrafo
The & # 39; Paris Award, Consisting of a artistic residence in the French capital for three months for Ekaturjanu artist under the age of & # 39; 40 years, it was one of the smallest of the Biennial artists, the Cuenca Juliana Vidal.
This creator wins work "Mortality geographies', which is exposed to – Concepts Museum. In a small room absolutely white and neat, the artist left on the table plaster walls the legacy of his scars and & # 39; other people, made in plaster molds. The room becomes its memory contents and extension of the traces left by the body, some of which are always detected vulnerable.
The juries, moreover, highlighted the work of & # 39; Manuela Ribadeneira (Ecuador England), Ishmael Randall (Peru United States) and Adrián Balseca (The Ecuador) and created another symbolic prize to – freedom of expression, Given to Santiago Reyes (Ecuador, France), who literally gave his body in the city & # 39; different actions during this week & # 39; interventions.
Also in the case created tribute the artist, curator and cultural manager, Eudoxia Starwho was the founder of – Biennials of & # 39; Cuenca. "Thank you very much. I am already at the end of life, but these will again get a few applauses. The biennials is a great brotherly collection and a incentive to foster peace among men & # 39; goodwill. I believe that through art we can reach that peace so desirable in the world ", said Eudoxia, who later received a sculpture by Lorena Serrano.
On opening paid tribute to the artist and cultural manager Eudoxia Estrella, founder of the Biennial. Photo: Fernando Machado / El Telégrafo
The Biennial of & # 39; Cuenca will open up Sunday 3 & # 39; February next year and accompanied by Six parallel samples. In addition – official activities the Biennial, independent exhibitions have been articulated by various countries managed spaces.
The sample "Naw" is an exhibition in which various galleries & # 39; Quito and Guayaquil (No Place, Khora, more Art, Nomad project & # 39; art and violent) Joined together to show some of the artists with work within the contest. (I)
The parallel and collective exhibition The Nature sunset is exhibited in the Hall of the People. He picks 16 proposal. Photo: Fernando Machado / El Telégrafo