Eastern region: Body as an archive

When asked about the memories of the body in the “llano”, memories of family life come to light, mental landscapes that bring textures and colours typical of the East. The remembrances of our life are anchored in our perception, and they shape how we observe and experience life. We have walked together through a landscape and celebrated moments of our community life, we have proudly worn the traditional costumes of our region, we have soaked ourselves in the rivers and our bodies have learned to move between these elements in particular ways: now our dances tell where we are and what is the place that saw us grow.

 

These works are a sample of the corporal memories of the Eastern Region of Colombia, which we explored in an exercise to revisit our body as a living archive that constantly narrates the spaces it has inhabited and the traces of the community life in our existence.

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