“2001: Memory of Anarchy”, an exhibition that inquires about the “living history” of Argentina

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(Photo: Fernando Gutierrez)

The year 2001 is not just the beginning of a new century. The collective unconscious in Argentina is a brand of fire. Hunger, unemployment, dharna, caserolajos, repression, death, memory. On Friday, November 26, an exhibition is inaugurated that focuses on that powerful piece of our recent history. its title 2001: Memory of Anarchy And the subtitle is by: From denuclearization to popular organization,

The place is Casa del Bicentenario: Riobamba 985, CABA. Through photographs, installations and video, the exhibition portrays the days of December 19 and 20, 2001, 20 years later and brings them to the present. curated by Veronica MastrosimoneIt features the participation of photojournalists and artists who contribute their thoughts on an important moment in the country’s history. In addition, a program of cinema, music, dance, theatre, talks and meetings to understand the context.

they make exhibitions Sergio Goya, GAC, Rafael Calvino, Graciela Calabrese, SubCop, Damien Neustadt, Enrique Medina, Paloma Garcia, Neca Jara, Veronica Gago, Florencia Vespignani, Malena Bystrovicz, Victoria Tesorio, Marlene Ware, Ana Paula Farr Puhare, Martin Ecostar, Maria Greco , Fernando Gutierrez, Santiago Porter, Alberto Haliaz, Arnaldo Pampillon, Gonzalo Martínez, Antonio Gómez And Guillermo Viana,

(Photo: Rafael Calvino)
(Photo: Rafael Calvino)

As Mastrosimon explains in the curatorial text, it aims to “resuming the ability to observe, decide not to forget, to continue the archive’s search for living history. 2001 coincides with the moment of change in the physicality of the image capture.” eats, from analog to virtual, twenty years of storage material that is not only sensitive to light and climate”. And he adds that the exhibition is “a journey without beginning or end, as memories and stories appear.”

“Real talk, the moment in which the working class, the middle class and some loose men of all kinds were on the streets and avenues of the Argentine Republic, without immediate networks such as the current networks that would call for rebellion. Perhaps it was assemblies, neighborhood organizations, The picket was the interweaving of movements and artists, the connection that managed to recognize the need to change a reality that was no longer supported,” says Mastrosimone.

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Friday, November 26 at 6.30 pm.


Malena D’Alessio and the Band

Talk #1 The Fair Image

Friday, December 3 at 5 p.m.

Pepe Mateos + Mariana Aliano

Talk #2 Dialogues. twenty years since 2001

(Photo: Paloma Garcia)
(Photo: Paloma Garcia)

Tuesday, December 7th at 6.30 pm.

Ricardo Aronkind + Alicia Montoya + Federico Tonarelli + Augustina Ruiz Barria

A panel that aims to take the economy, work and culture as axes and make a memory.

Talk #3 To Build Memory

Friday, December 10th at 5:00 pm.

RES + Christina Fryer

meeting in the courtyard

Sunday, December 5th at 5:00 pm.

Meeting of Women Photographers What changes have occurred in the field of professional work since 2001?

Sunday 5th, 12th and 19th December at 8:30 pm.

Cycle 2001, 20 years after the outbreak

They will be screened at: Pull the Cart. director Constanza Niskovolos; One lucky day. Director Sandra Gugliota; 19/20. Directors Sebastian Menese, Carolina Golder, Mariano Tildi and Florencia Gemetro.

(Photo: Sergio Goya)
(Photo: Sergio Goya)

Saturday, December 4 and 11 at 8 p.m.

Shame to be, the dollar is no more

With performance and direction by Alberto Ajaca.

Friday 17th and Saturday 18th December at 8 pm

Jorge Cardenas’s cutout is falling

Composition of Compañia Terceto. Dance + Circus + Theatre.

Direction: Juan Pablo Gomezu

* Memory of chaos. Opening: Friday, November 26 at 6.30 pm with free admission at Casa Nacional del Bicentenario (Riobamba 985, CABA).

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