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La Silueta

Studio grant holders in Göteborg 1 August – 31 October 2019

Juan Pablo Fajardo. Born 1974, Bogotá – Colombia. Lives and works in Bogotá.
Andrés Fresneda. Born 1973, Bogotá – Colombia. Lives and works in Bogotá.

Juan Pablo Fajardo and Andrés Fresneda are fouders of La Silueta, an independent publishing house and artist run studio/space in Bogotá. Both are AGI members since 2017. With background in art practice his main activities have been related to production of content, for print and exhibitions, publishing and experimenting with publications since 1997. In 2002 founded La Silueta ediciones, an independent publishing house and experimental platform where artist projects, research on colombian visual culture and exhibitions are developed. There have been special interest in research on social photographers, graphic design and relations to printed material and distribution of content. Exhibitions and publications by La Silueta include the work of Sergio Trujillo Magnenat, Nereo López, Paul Beer, and Jorge Silva, the last one co published with the Archive of Modern Conflict (AMC UK). Publications by La Silueta are included at special collections at Stanford and Princeton Universities and are part of art book collections of Moma and São Paulo Museum of Modern Art.

Juan Pablo Fajardo och Andrés Fresneda, Photo: La Silueta

Iaspis residence will be an opportunity to map Swedish artists producing experimental publications, publishing houses, distribution of printed work, exhibition spaces and networks of art books circulation.

Juan Pablo Fajardo

Visual Arts. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bogotá – Colombia. 1993-1995
Bachelor of Visual Arts. Universidad de Los Andes. Bogotá – Colombia. 1996-2001

Andrés Fresneda
BA of Visual Arts. Universidad de Los Andes. Bogotá – Colombia. 1992-1998.
MA of Cultural Engineering. Universidad Europea de Madrid & La Fábrica – España. 2012-2013

La Silueta
2008 – 2009. Paul Beer. Book, research and curatorship.
2010 – 2011. Bogota MMX, two hundred years later. Research and curatorship. Published by the Mayor’s Office of Bogotá.
2011 – 2012. Nereo López. Book, research and curatorship. Published in association with the National Library of Colombia – Ministry of Culture, Mayor’s Office of Bogota, University of the Andes and Embassy of Spain.
2012 – 2014. Exhibition Nereo López, a storyteller. Central Bank. Traveling exhibition. PHE PhotoEspaña. Antonio Saura Foundation, Cuenca, Spain, 2013. Oaxaca, México, House of the city, 2014.
2013. Sergio Trujillo Magnenat, graphic artist 1930 – 1940. Research and curatorship for the Bank of the Republic. Traveling exhibition 2013-2016.
2014. PHE PhotoEspaña. Transatlantic Curatorship House of America. Latin America is a town south of the United States. 2014 – 2015. El Bucle. Graphic exhibition, live printing, curated by la silueta. Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá and La Tertulia Museum, Cali.
2015 – 2016. All power to the people, Emory Douglas and the Black Panthers. Book, research and curatorship for The Central Bank. Sesc Pinheiros Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2015. Revolutionary Publications. Curatorship and editorial project. The Central Bank and the Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation.
2016 – 2017. Curatorship for The Artist Book section and Editorial Show at ArtBo. Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá. Corferias.
2018. All power to the people, Emory Douglas and the Black Panthers. West den Haag, Netherlands.