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¨Primero vencer, luego reinar¨
Constanza Reyes

01.03.23 22.03.23

During her residence in ´ace Constanza Reyes developed her project ¨Primero vencer, luego reinar¨ (First to conquer, then to reign). It is an artist’s book unfolded that emerges from a permanent observation and wandering of the territory. Walking is another alternative to understand the space we inhabit, another way to capture and approach the territory in an affective way. It becomes a resource for discovering objects and situations that go unnoticed, stopping in front of the unknown and chance encounters.

After touring different spaces in Buenos Aires, she came across a book that narrates and describes the conquest of Peru. With the intention of appropriating the found object, she adapted the story with the history of the conquest of her own country, and with contemporary Chilean conflicts, according to her own experience. The book was directly intervened through monotype and photolithography techniques, which allowed her to highlight or cancel significant texts and incorporate personal images that dialogue between her memory and her recollection.

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Artist-in-Residence International Program

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International Airport

Ministro Pistarini- Ezeiza (EZE)
Buenos Aires
45' to 60' trip

Domestic Airport

Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Buenos Aires


38, 39, 41, 42, 59, 63, 65, 67, 68, 151, 152, 161, 184, 194 and 168 (stop in the front door)


D Line (Green)
Olleros Station (4 blocks, 4')


Mitre Line (either to Leon Suarez or Mitre)
Colegiales Station (1 block, 1')

The Latin America's Paris

Buenos Aires is Argentine Republic's capital city. With 15,000,000 inhabitants, it is one of the largest cities in Latin America and one of the 10 most populous urban centers in the world. Its cosmopolitan and urban character vibrates to the rhythm of a great cultural offer that includes monuments, churches, museums, art galleries, opera, music and theaters; squares, parks and gardens with old groves; characteristic neighborhoods; large shopping centers and fairs. Here we also find a very good lodging facilities, with accommodation ranging from hostels to five-star hotels of the main international chains. Buenos Aires also show off about its variety of restaurants with all the cuisines of the world, as well as to have cafes and flower kiosks on every corner.

A neighborhood founded on the Jesuit farms in the 17th century

We are located in Colegiales neighborhood where the tree-lined streets, some of which still have their original cobblestones, invite you to walk. Although the apartment buildings advance, low houses still predominate. It is a district of the city where about 20 TV production companies, design studios, artist workshops and the Rock&Pop radio have been located. The neighborhood also has six squares, one of which pays homage to Mafalda, the Flea Market, shops, restaurants and cafes like its neighboring Barrios de Palermo and Belgrano, with which it limits.

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