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Cineteca Nacional de Chile
MARIELA RIVERAIMAGES SUSPENDED IN THE HEART AND MEMORY
Within the framework of the commemoration of 50 years of the civil-military coup in Chile, Centro Cultural La Moneda and Ministerio de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimonio invite you to visit the exhibition Mariela Rivera. Images suspended in the heart and memorys, which, under the uratorship of Andrea Josch, presents the first exhibition by the artist that exhibits a selection of 75 photographs belonging to her personal archive that cover 38 years of production between 1984 and 2022).
Mariela invites us on a journey towards the heart of memories in this exhibition: memories that evoke remembrances, traces, scars, commitments, reflections, searches and awareness of a possible future, of a present-past and of a dignified life for all.
About the artist
Mariela Rivera Henríquez (Santiago de Chile, 1960) | Feminist, photographer, mother, social practitioner and biodance teacher. She has been committed to the defence of human rights, feminist work and the recognition of indigenous peoples for more than 35 years. Her photographic investigations have focused on childhood, women’s experiences, including political prisoners, erotic photographs and female leaders of working-class communities. Her work, always involved with civil organizations, records and denounces the abuses committed from the years of the dictatorship to the present.
About the curator
Andrea Josch Krotki (Arica, 1973) | Director of Escuela de Arte de la Universidad Diego Portales, she holds a Masters in Cultural Management from Universidad de Chile, founder and editor in charge of Sueño de la Razón, a South American photography magazine and member of Fundación SudFotografía. Among other academic activities, she was editor of Diagrama magazine and directed the Masters in Research-Image Creation, both at Facultad de Artes de la Universidad FinisTerrae.