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Donna Huanca’s “Piedra Quemada”

LOWER BELVEDERE, Vienna

Installation view of Donna Huanca’s “Piedra Quemada” at Lower Belvedere, Vienna, 2018.
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Rose-Anne Gush

Flatness, surface, posture, and the notion of cycles animate Donna Huanca’s “Piedra Quemada” [Scorched Stone]. The exhibition, displayed across Vienna’s Lower Belvedere museum, is a Gesamtkunstwerk consisting of 33 works including paintings, mixed-media sculptures, and live models whose bodies, painted by the artist with bright colors, move slowly throughout the... continue reading
View of Donna Huanca’s “LENGUA DE BARTOLINA SISA,” Travesía Cuatro, Madrid, 2016.
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Juan Canela

September 5, 1782. Bartolina Sisa, Aymara leader of the indigenous uprising against the Spanish in Bolivia, is brutally tortured, publicly humiliated, and killed by hanging. Her body is dismembered and, to prevent further rebellion, her head and extremities are exhibited at several locations known for their resilience. Bartolina Sisa has... continue reading

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