COLOMBIA: Museo de Antioquia, Medellín

IN NOVEMBER 2016, Alasdair Foster was invited as one of two international guests to witness the of launch of ‘Relicarios’, a major new work by the Colombian artist Erika Diettes. This extensive yet intimate installation stood as a memorial for those killed during the multilateral armed conflict in Colombia. The staging of the exhibition in … Continue reading

An Echo in Amber: Grief and the Disappeared

> This text was written for the opening of the exhibition ‘Relicarios’ by the Colombia artist Erika Diettes, which opened at the Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, in November 2016. It is dedicated to the families of the tortured, murdered and disappeared of the multilateral armed conflict in Colombia. > > An Echo in Amber GRIEF … Continue reading

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