#7: Cohabitar Fronteras
I was born in Neuquén, Argentina. In the ’90s, when all the children studied English, my parents sent me to the Fine Arts workshops. From that moment until now I never stopped practicing artist. At the age of 18 I moved to Buenos Aires and I’m still here. Art was first a game, and then it was transformed into a space for creation, training and continuous research. -Jorgelina Buchara
STATEMENT DE LA ARTISTA
“Some ideas are new, but most do no more than acknowledge what was already there from the beginning, the mystery in the middle of the room, the secret in the mirror.” – Rebecca Solnit.
I spent many years in the field of graphic arts and painting. Today my production finds ceramics as a material medium. I investigate forms, memories, personal diaries. Notes, daily notes. From the autobiographical work, objects such as an intimidated diary are displayed that narrate stories in an encrypted way.
ABOUT COHABITAR FRONTERAS
Together Apart: Cohabitar Fronteras was a beautiful and unexpected experience. It was creation, it was entertainment, it was new bonds. Waiting for the meeting every Thursday made a start to a more interesting year. Andy and Dani’s interventions were always precise, giving rise to thinking and opening questions, which not coincidentally were the most necessary- that allowed us to question limits, borders and also to collapse. These creative- reflective spaces are essential for ¨the process¨ to take place. I am very grateful for this possibility, for allowing us to meet, for getting to know each other and rethinking ourselves creatively.
1986 | Neuquén, Argentina
Lives and works in Buenos Aires City, Argentina.
2021 | Postgraduate in Artistic Practices, National University of La Plata, Argentina.
2018 | Graduated in engraving and printed art, National University of La Plata, Argentina.
2016 | Professor of Engraving, Printed Art and Painting, National University of La Plata, Argentina.
2018 | ¨Dónde está la obra¨, Ansia Gallery, La Plata, Argentina.
2017 | 24hs, Saraco Hall, Neuquen, Argentina.
2018 | Art Print Residence, Barcelona, Spain.
2020 | 2nd Award, Molina Campos Provincial Hall, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2019 | Mention in PAR Scholarships – Creation Scholarships. Artistic Realization Support Program.
2015 | Mention National Engraving Hall of Entre Ríos, Artemio Alisio Museum.
2014 | First Prize for Engraving at the Salón de Arte Joven de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2021 | Osde Foundation, Argentina.
2021 | Itau Award, Argentina.
2018 | Atlante Award, Spain
Fellowships, Together Apart
#7 | COHABITING BORDERS: results
Artists in dialogue
From cohabiting to collapsing, and vice versa, those were the movements and actions that we proposed from ‘ace for the seventh edition of Together Apart. We chose the title Cohabiting Borders with the intention of exploring the complexities that occur in the exchange of living together, and because we understand the meeting format of this program as an exercise in itself of cohabitation of a frontier: the border between our online and offline existence.
For this collective research, we also defined three axes that helped us review some possible strategies for cohabiting borders, these were: pointing frontiers, deprogramming frontiers, and metabolizing frontiers.
In this way, we were also able to observe different types of borders that contemporary artistic practices explore, from geopolitical, climatic, and technological borders, as well as the borders between forms of knowledge and methods of linking with the world.
The participating artists designed collaborative dynamics based on their areas and disciplines of knowledge but above all, opening themselves to the encounter with the experience of the other(s). In this way, great relevance was given to the exchange and the works generated from the reflection on the possible points of articulation between artists from very varied contexts.
In tune with the online environment of the program, many artists used that condition of “being connected” as an object and means of research, development and presentation of their works. They used streaming platforms such as Twitch and social media visual resources (Instagram filters) or video games. Also, several of Google's tools were used. In some cases these were useful to observe photographic records of artificially generated borders between countries (Google Street View) and in others, the artists resorted to them to point out the limiting or creative interactions that are possible between human knowledge and artificial intelligences. (Google translate). In turn, there were many proposals that involved leaving the online world towards an exploration of the environments where each artist was and the records of it through
photographs, videos and the creation of video-essays.
Moved from the beginning by the desire to understand borders as membranes rather than walls, during the month of work, the artists began collaborative creative searches that have led to visual exercises that will be presented at the ´ace Foundation on Wednesday March 23 and that in many cases, they will be ongoing investigations.
Daniela Ruiz Moreno (curator), Alicia Candiani (Director at ´ace) and Andrés Knob (Executive Coordinator at ´ace).
Assistant: Florencia Alborcen.