Artists:inside: Carolina Amaya, Diego Rosendo, Sr Papá Chango, Gurí, Alexander Azukar, Angel Acevedo, Julez,Johannes Guevara
Carolina Amaya (1981) is a contemporary artist living in Berlin. She is originally from Bogotá, Colombia. In 2016, Amaya decided to move to Berlin. Carolina Amaya explores the concept of eroticism through the lens of desire, consent, self-love, anxiety and sensuality. Her work is intended to be thought-provoking & provocative.
Diego Rosendo was born and raised in the north-east of Brazil. He now lives in Sao Paulo. His ceramic figures and canvases reflect his childhood in Pernambuco and the simple way of creating art. Through his art, he wants to present his people and at the same time contribute to the preservation of their culture.
Sr. Papá Chango is a Mexican artist living in Berlin. He loves to create colourful worlds and characters, with a touch between fantasy and everyday life. Sr Papá Chango creates these characters and brings them to life through street art and painting.
Gurí was born in 1991 in Gualeguaychú, Argentina. "Gurí" means "child" and is a nickname common in his hometown. In his teens, he began exploring the street art scene, experimenting with different techniques and developing his own style over the years. During his academic training at the Fine Arts Programme of the University of La Plata, he began a study of the anthropological graphics of Latin American cultures.
Alexander Azukar (Santiago de Chile, 1986) studied interior design and is a self-taught painter and graffiti artist. One of his most remarkable visual works is his exhibition "Diálogos de Emancipación (2012)" at the Galeria Metropolitana, alongside other international artists such as Regina Jose Galindo, Joshua Okon, Francisco Papasfritas and more. For this, he built and inhabited a "chara" (provisional living space of Chilean prisons) for a few days in which he made weapons and liquor.
Angel Acevedo is a Hispanic American artist. Originally from Colombia, Angel Acevedo exhibits his work in various places. He currently lives in Munich, where more and more people are recognising the style of his work. An artist who never stops looking for new ways to express his art through paintings, graffiti, sculptures and figures.
Julez is a Colombian artist living in Munich since 2020. He is co-founder of the collective Brutos en llamas. His studio is located in the studio park of Bahnwärter Thiel. His professional experience as an art director is reflected in Julez's artistic work. Everyday impressions of daily life, rhythms of the world, myths and legends, feelings and personal impressions of other cultures are the main themes of Julez' work. All filtered through the perspective of his personal style.
John Guevara was born in Bogotá, Colombia. He creates collages in mixed media from various visual materials. His art deals with political and cultural themes such as colonialism and new masculinities. He is constantly on the lookout not to commit to one artistic style, but to experiment with them.
When: Thursday, 15.06 from 18:00 hrs
Where: Pop-Up Gallery in KUNSTLABOR 2