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To ma ke a d i f f eren ce

B y Fe l i p e B a e z a B o b ad illa, H isto ry of Art So c k e t ro o m, L ib rary o f S a n tia g o - Quint a Normal, Sant iago, Chile On e o f t h e fe a tu res mo st re cognizable ar t of our tim e’s that it estab l i s hes a c r i ti c al r el ati ons hi p w i th the r eal i ty, s om ethi ng l i k e t a kin g c h a r g e t h r ou g h th e w ork o f what is happening in your envir onm ent. T hank s to ac c es s to i m m edi ate i nfor m ati on that i t pr ov i des the de ve lop m e n t o f me d i a at the gl ob a l l evel, today it’s possible to get a view of w hat happens i n the s am e c om m une w hi c h i s i nhabi ted as al s o of e v e n t s t a k i n g p l ace “to th e o th e r s ide of the wor ld” , liter ally. The ar tist is abl e to c onv er t thi s i nfor m ati on i nto the s ubj ec t or m oti v ati on f o r t h e c r e a t i o n of a w ork an d so u n der standing the ar t as a postur e facing th e r eal i ty, a c r i ti c al and pol i ti c al aw ar enes s . T he ar ti s t’s , then, as a n a c t i v e a g en t i n th e so ci ety th at it’s able to m ake visible their inter pr et ati on of the fac ts . B u t w h a t h a p p e n s w he n th a t reality is m ediated by the differ ence? A differ enc e that does n’ t l i e i n the s ubj ec ts but i n the s am e s oc i ety t h a t p ri v i l e g e s s ome ove r o th e rs a t the tim e of deliver ing the infor m ation. The ques ti on then i s n’ t foc us ed on peopl e w i th di ffi c ul ty per c ei v i ng t h e re a l i t y, b u t r a th e r o n w h a t ha p p ens when the wor ld is denied for them pr oduc t of the abs enc e of tool s to ac c es s thi s . T hi s l eads to an o t h e r q u e s t i o n: w ha t i s the re l ati onship of the ar tist in situation of disability w i th the w or l d i n w hi c h thi s i m m ens e? If the ar t i s a c r i ti c al to t h e re al i t y, i t s e e ms tha t fo r thi s arti st in par ticular differ ence to which the s oc i ety s ubm i ts i t i s the fi r s t affai r of w hi c h nec es s ar i l y i s m us t do ch a r g e . To m a k e a di fferen ce i s an exh i bition that br inging together to Cam ila Za m or a, M ac ar ena D i az , D i ego Ber nas c hi na and N ano Q., ar ti s ts t h a t f ro m t h e p a i nti ng , the scul ptu re and the installation they r eflect on how they deal w i th the di ffer enc e i n i t ar e w r apped i n day to day or of wh ich t h e y a r e wi tne sse s. F ro m a pa inting that it’s under stood as the r eflectio n of i nner feel i ng agai ns t the c ons tant c hal l enge of i ntegr ati ng t h e lis t e n e r w o r l d (D ía z y B e rna sch i na) , thr ough the installation of the body as a fundam ental tool of l anguage ( Z am or a) , to the s ear c h of a p a in ti n g n o t s o on l y op ti ca b u t to u ch and ther efor e m or e accessible ( Nano Q) , thi s ex hi bi ti on i s m eant as an ex er c i s e i n r ev el ati on. T he pre se n t e x h i b i t i o n h a s b y o b j ecti ve reveal the wor k that daily m akes a per centage of the C hi l ean popul ati on to av oi d the di ffer enc e that the ot h e r pe r c e n t a g e crea te s.

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