‘An uncertain pleasure’ will be at the Museum of Modern Art in Bogotá

The exhibition is divided into two chapters for the public.  Credits: MAMBO
The exhibition is divided into two chapters for the public. Credits: MAMBO

Citizens of the Colombian capital will be able to attend the exhibition titled ‘An uncertain pleasure’ by the artist Pierre Huber. This proposal has two divisions, the first that will be in the Bogotá Museum of Modern Art – MAMBO and the second located in the Bogotá Cinematheque, which will be open to the public until January 23, 2023.

‘An uncertain pleasure’ is an exhibition that, through the media art, puts into dialogue various experiences based on the idea of ​​time. Thus, the proposal is built on audiovisual installations that include the cinematographic, in addition to the fact that some of them include synchronized audio or performance, characteristic of the format.

According to information from Museum of Modern Art of Bogota, the title of the exhibition comes from the homonymous work by the artist Zhang Peili, one of the main creators of video art in China. In this way, Huber produces an art collection with a panorama that brings the public closer to the notion of time.

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The exhibition is part of one of the most important and recognized private collections of contemporary art in the world.

Thus, the exhibition is made up of a series of video art productions that go through four decades of works with artists who have been decisive for the development of their particular category, video art, as well as referents of conceptual art, such as Nam June Paik. , Tony Oursler, Robert Barry and On Kawara.

There are also works by revolutionary artists from different parts of the world, such as Europe and the United States, especially those that were produced between the 90s and the 2000s. There are artists such as Catherine Sullivan, Fischli & Weiss, Rodney Graham, Paul Pfeiffer, Francesco Vezzoli, among others .

In addition, there are artists from South America, Africa, Oceania, Central America and Asia, such as: Manon De Boer, Tracey Moffatt, William Kentridge, Kimsooja, Shirin Neshat and Mariko Mori and Candice Breitz.

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Under this term are housed all those works that include Video format, performance, sound, projections, multimedia dimension, digital art, among others, and that are developed temporarily. Thus, Huber’s production goes further.

The artist not only proposes a chronological journey, but also adds several central themes that build a large-scale work. Thus, he will deal with issues such as the body, gender, identity, reverie, social problems of our era, the impact of globalization, among others, which manage to break through the superficial vision of the spectators. All in one place.

Entrance to the exhibition at MAMBO

To enter the exhibition at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, the public can purchase tickets through its facilities at the museum entrance or virtually through its website. The price is $8,000 and $16,000 pesos.

Children under 6 years of age and members of the MAMBO Network may enter for free. The exhibition will be available from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Sundays and holidays it will be from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Entry into the Bogotá Cinematheque

The second part of the exhibition, available until January 23, is about free admission. The Cinematheque opens its doors from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sundays and holidays from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. In addition, it has guided tours on Thursdays and Saturdays at 4:00 p.m.

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