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Nohemi Perez

This work transports the viewer to Colombia’s lush Catatumbo jungle. Pérez’s long, horizontal landscapes recall the “panoramic painting” that sixteenth-century Spanish colonizers used to document and romanticize unfamiliar territories of the American continent. Meanwhile, scenes of present-day activities, such as smuggling and paramilitary activity, reflect the current societal complexity of the area that lies between Colombia and Venezuela.

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Nohemi Perez
Panorama Catatumbo(2), 2012-16
180 x 500 cm
Charcoal on canvas

Nohemi Perez installed on the concourse level.