Open Studio: Futuro #Agora, 4–5.06.2021
"Future is a project that seeks to create a space where we can rethink the future from the collapse of the current capitalist system, the ruin and decadence that the last century left us, and the state of uncertainty and limbo in which we find ourselves. A process of creation from the metaphor of the territory/place that has become the intimate and local space, living the possibility of a tomorrow that is constantly questioned between the utopia of a better time and the dystopia of the system and model of life in crisis.
The project is proposed as a time to experience the opportune option of returning to those lands of our own, from an uncertain time that imposes us to pause and rethink ourselves in the still impossible projection, proposing through creation the urgency of treasuring again what in the midst of chaos exists in a survival still latent and with the possibility of a future.
The project continues the exploration of trauma through video and sound composition, and will be developed in artistic residencies in different territories, starting in the city of Porto at INSTITUTO, then continuing at Binaural/Nodar in Vouzela [Portugal, may-june 2021]; and finishing in the Galapagos Islands in Candela Residency at the Manu Museum [Ecuador, Jan-Feb 2022].
Angie Saiz (Santiago de Chile, 1977) is a visual artist with studies in Fine Arts and Filmmaking at the University of Chile; with production of work in photography, public intervention, video installation and sound art. Her work develops aesthetic problems from the biographical imaginary, the crossing and crisis between old and new technologies and the concepts of trauma, limbo and ruin. She has exhibited in important spaces in his country such as the MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, MAVI Museo de Artes Visuales and Galería Metropolitana; and has held artistic residencies, exhibitions and curatorships in Portugal, Italy, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and the United States. Her work is part of public and private collections of prominent spaces and institutions such as MAM Museo de Arte Moderno de Chiloé and Ministerio de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimonio, in Chile; Neon Heather Gallery, in the United States; and Fundación Memorial Da America Latina-Galería Marta Traba, in Brazil. Parallel to her artistic production, she carries out training in self-management and cultural self-promotion, carried out through spaces such as the Centro Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Cerrillos in Chile, the educational program of Soma Mexico and independently. She is also a consultant in cultural projects, editor, manager and producer in visual arts. Currently, she lives and works on exhibition projects and residencies in territories inside and outside Chile._ angiesaiz.cl