At the same time that Doris Salcedo’s intervention received unanimous praise from the press, it also drew criticism from local artists and political activists alike.
Doris Salcedo Fills a Public Square in Bogotá with the Names of Civil War Victims
Yesterday, Bolívar Square turned white in the name of peace. A new site-specific work by Doris Salcedo covers the heart of Bogotá with 7,000 meters of white fabric.
Colombia Will Build Museum for Victims of Ongoing Civil War
The National Center for Historical Memory has announced an international competition to design a National Museum of Memory to commemorate the victims of the fighting in Colombia.
Soaking in the Materiality of the Vatican
BOGOTÁ, Colombia — For those who can’t travel to the Vatican, a photographic series by Massimo Listro offers a chance to wander imaginatively through its halls.