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Mediation • Fire forests
Guided walk by Tomás Ibarra, ecologist from Universidad Católica de Villarrica about our exhibition “Árboles Torcidos” at CENTEX (Valparaíso).
April - August
Press • Fire forests
Interview published in "Artishock" magazine, in the context of artwork exposed at the hall of art at Universidad Católica de Temuco between April and May 2022, and at the Centro de Extensión (CENTEX) between June and August 2022.
June - August
Article published in "El Mercurio" of Valparaíso, in the context of artwork exposed at the Centro de Extensión (CENTEX) between June and August 2022.
Article published in "La Estrella" of Valparaíso, in the context of artwork exposed at the Centro de Extensión (CENTEX) between June and August 2022.
April - May
Article published in "Novena digital", in the context of the artwork exposed in the hall of art at Universidad Católica de Temuco between April and May 2022.
Article published in "El Austral", in the context of the artwork exposed in the hall of art at Universidad Católica de Temuco between April and May 2022.
Exhibition • Fire forests
“Árboles Torcidos” was exposed in the hall of art at Universidad Católica de Temuco, this exhibition seeks to represent a co-habitation aesthetic and it promotes the bloom of natural and cultural diversities to think of/from/and trough a forest, others possible futures.
“Árboles Torcidos” was exposed at the Extension Center (CENTEX) of Ministerio de las Culturas in Valparaíso between June, July and August.
Talk about the working methodologies and questions that the collective is working on in the context of a workshop seminar at the architecture school of Andres Bello University.
Seminar for students of the School of Anthropology of the Catholic University of Chile, exploring the Bosques de Fuego Project. 'The Sound of the Falling Tree: An exploration of Eucalyptus"
Master class for students of the Faculty of Architecture and Art, in which the Bosques de Fuego project is exhibited. 'The Sound of the Falling Tree: An exploration of Eucalyptus"
Field work • Fire forests
Palguín Alto, Región de la Araucanía, Chile.
Field work carried out in Bosque Pehuén, a conservation reserve that belongs to the Mar Adentro Foundation.
Talk by Border Agency in the Pollen 2020 conference, a space dedicated to thinking about political ecology.
Mediation carried out by Bienal de Artes Mediales, where the work of the collective was exhibited at the Bellas Artes Museum in October 2019.
January - December
Publishing • Landmine
Catalogue for the exhibition held in Kunstfort, Holland. With the collaboration of Theo Reeves Evison, Catalina Valdés, and Weronika Zielinska-Klein.
Chaihuín, Region de los Ríos, Chile.
Research carried out in eucalyptus plantations in the Valdivian coastal forest. Specifically in Chaihuín, near Corral. Photography, video and guided walks were used to explore the eucalyptus trees in the middle of the native forest.
SACO7 festival catalogue that features the exhibition at Chela Lira gallery 'An explosión...'.
MNBA - Bienal Artes Mediales
The work "Eucalyptus: sound archive" was part of the 14th Biennial of Media Arts in the Tercer Paisaje exhibition at MNBA. It consists of a stainless steel operating table on which there are dozens of 30cm juvenile eucalyptus trees, audio files and collaborative observation sheets.
The work "Eucalyptus: in transit" was installed in the permanent collection of the MNBA, along with the work "Eucalyptus" (1919) by the artist Carlos Dorlhiac. It is a stop motion video that shows a journey through a eucalyptus plantation.
July - September
Exhibition • Landmine
Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen, Holanda
In collaboration with Zippora Elders, the Artistic Director of the Kunstfort Museum, Liquid Landscapes reflects on the conditions and effects of a landscape that is transformed into a weapon, both in the Netherlands and in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
GalerÍa Barrios Bajos - Valdivia
What is the place of the eucalyptus tree in the experience of the landscape in Chile? In this exhibition, we investigate eucalyptus as a landscape phenomenon that allows us to reflect on the nature/technology border.
SACO 7, Antofagasta
In our proposal for SACO 7 we investigate the possibility of editing the landscape, both in material terms (interrupting, vetoing, fracturing the territory) and symbolic terms (appropriating, rewriting, resignifying the common space).
Publication about the Hawapi 2017 project. Border Agency participated as part of the actions carried out in the context of The Landmine Project. The residency took place in the Terrestrial Triangle between Peru and Chile during the winter of 2017.
Bienal Sur, Lima, Perú
`Los Invasores' (The Invaders) is a video that records the experience of travelling with 11 other artists through a disputed territory in the Terrestrial Triangle on the Chile-Peru border during the Hawapi residency.
Publication on 'The Landmine Project' documenting the creation process 2016-2018. With the collaboration of Manuel Prieto, Nicolás Salazar and Sergio Rojas.
CNAC, Santiago, Chile
Publishing • Others
Publication that brings together the interventions and exhibitions carried out at the Metropolitan Gallery between 2011 and 2017 by its directors Ana Saavedra and Luis Alarcón. It features the exhibition 'Parientes Políticos' (Political Relatives), produced by the collective during 2015.
D21, Leipzig, Alemania
At the invitation of the curator Montserrat Rojas, and alongside the project Campos Minados, we participated in the exhibition '1980 Constitution' at the D21 gallery in Leipzig, Germany.
Field work • Landmine
Triángulo terrestre. Frontera Chile-Perú
The team travelled for a week to the Hawapi residence camp on the border between Chile and Peru. The work took place in the Terrestrial Triangle, a territory that is disputed between the two countries. They performed demarcation actions aimed at reclaiming the territory. This had unexpected conseque
February - March
MAC Valdivia, Chile
In the exhibition of the 'Campos minados' (minefields) project at MAC Valdivia, we intervened in the underground vaults to incorporate a new work of photography comprised of 35 images 50x50. The space created an immersive experience that sought to stress the effects of a minefield in the territory.
San Pedro de Atacama
The team travelled for a week to San Pedro de Atacama, a town located in the altiplano very close to the border with Bolivia and Argentina. The minefields were explored in different ways -- through interviews with local inhabitants, drawings, photographs and audiovisual recording by drone.
Exhibition • Others
Barcelona, España y Santiago, Chile.
This project was carried out at the Espai Colona gallery in Barcelona, and the Metropolitan gallery in Santiago. It conceptualises and questions the identities and prejudices of two very distant urban communities/territories.
At the invitation of the curator Joselyne Contreras, this project consisted of an intervention in Quilpué at Sala de Carga.
Londres, GB y Santiago Chile.
A speculative and fictionalised project that seeks to understand distant territories and those who inhabit them. Using drawing and photography, the inhabitants and their urban habitats are portrayed serially.