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Excision

A project for Art Positions, Art Basel l Miami Beach l 2012 By Leyla Cárdenas Your hands hold fragments of a wall, a wall from an 1880s house built in Bogotá during the Republican Period*. These fragments can be read as puzzle pieces of a nation’s multiple failed attempts to reconstitute itself, or as a door that enables traveling through time. * (Post-independence and republicanism in Colombia (1824–1930) * This publication was conceived as parallel documentation of the piece exhibited at the fair.

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