This week in BIACI

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Photo: Reconstruyendo Sueños, Beth Moysés

BIACI invites you to join us this week for a variety of diverse events including conferences, film screenings, and performance.

• Wednesday March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Ciudad Móvil, Getsemaní please join us for the screening of the video art series Nueva Ficción, which explore how narratives are created. Films include Inertia by Carlos Irijalba (España), Racetrack Superstar Ghost by Myriam Yates (Canada), Tokyo Giants by Nicolas Provost (Belgium/Japan), and Havana by Crispin Gurholt (Norway/Cuba)

• Thursday March 6 at 5 p.m. in the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, art historian, curator, and writer, Joseph Jacobs will give his lecture After the Second World War which explores the roots of contemporary art as they were formed in the 1950s and 60s.

• In honor of International Women’s Day, the first International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias invites you to join us for a panel discussion on Gender and Violence on Friday March 7 at 5 p.m.

Moderated by Artistic Director, Berta Sichel, the panel includes Biennial artists Beth Moysés (Brazil), Libia Posada (Colombia), and Ruby Rumié (Colombia) and will investigate the issue of violence towards women, and in particular, the ways that contemporary artists engage with this subject in their work.

• On Saturday March 8 at 5 p.m., the performance piece and Biennial commission, Desatar tiempos, by Beth Moysés will be presented at the Centro de Formación Cooperación Española. The debut of Beth Moysés’s new performance includes the participation of over twenty Colombian women who have, in some way, been affected by violence. The artist utilizes what she calls “structured improvisations” so women may participate in ritual explorations of their experiences with violence, hoping, that by embodying and integrating these memories through performance, trauma and pain can be released.

For more information about our programming please visit: www.biaci.org/eventos