Tales of Resistance and Change: Artists from Argentina Exhibit in Germany


FRANKFURT.- The Frankfurter Kunstverein and the Embassy of Argentina in Germany present the exhibition “Tales of Resistance and Change. Artists from Argentina” produced by the Organizing Committee for the participation of the Argentine Republic as Guest of Honour at the 2010 Frankfurt International Book Fair (COFRA). The exhibition presents works by twelve contemporary Argentine artists and artist groups that conceive their socio-political environments as a field for reflection and action. Starting from a diversity of contexts, their works are to be understood as processes of research in which the present, traditions and recent history are combined. The geopolitical complexity of the country influences these productions in which urban and rural rhythms, immigrant and native heritage, transformations and political conflicts are perceived.