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Past Bogota Event: VOL 9

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Delicate Photography

BY ANA MARIA RUIZ VALENCIA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Violinist Ana Maria Ruiz presents her delicate photographic work, including series focusing on wandering landscape bags and cars that resemble the houses they belong to as well as subtle images where the details reveal imagined stories. (in Spanish)

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The Designs of Ana Velez

BY ANA VELEZ
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Ana Velez talks about her graphic design work, in particular the signage projects for public spaces like the Gold Museum and the city Stadium. She speaks fast and her presentation is flawless as she showcases her designs. (in Spanish).

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Betancourt's Spaces

BY CARLOS BETANCOURT
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Curator and architect Carlos Betancourt creates exhibitions rich in content and beautiful, if ephemeral, spaces. His serious approach to every project makes him one of the most respected professionals in this field, with concepts ranging from contemporary art to literature. (in Spanish)

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Depicting symbols of power

BY JOSÉ ROSERO
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Visual artist José Rosero shares a new series of his paintings featuring iconic local street characters swapping emblems with Catholic priests and bishops, resulting in intriguing portraits charged with black humor and ultimately making a comment about symbols of power. (in Spanish)

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Hand-painted Signs

BY OSCAR BARRETO
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Presented by the collective Populardelujo, Oscar Barreto is one of the few hand-painted signs craftsmen left in our digital era. With great courage and self-confidence, Oscar not only charmed the entire audience with his colorful stories, but also awarded us with an unexpected interpretation of a popular tune in his recorder.

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Graphic Forager

BY SAMUEL CASTAÑO
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

A hunter-gatherer of images, young graphic designer and illustrator Samuel Castaño managed to overcome his shyness in order to delight us with his graphic work, featuring collage, drawing and lettering.

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Celebrating Local Design

BY UEPPA!! DISEÑO
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Eva Giraldo and Karolina Tobon are two young designers-turned-entrepreneurs who hold a periodical design fair for local creators to sell their products. (In Spanish)

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Paper Birds

BY DIANA BELTRÁN HERRERA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Diana Beltran creates paper sculptures that have been featured all over the web, in particular her exquisite little birds. She shares her thoughts on nature and her own creative process. (In Spanish)

Jaime Ernesto Forero Romero
Scientist, Universidad de los Andes in Bogota
Populardelujo De Lujo
Researchers / Curators in Bogotá
Diego Garcia
Designer/Illustrator, lopezgrafico.com in Bogota
Ana Maria Ruiz Valencia
Photographer / Musician in Bogotá
Ueppa!! Diseño
Designer, Ueppa!! Diseño in Bogotá
Ana Velez
Designer in Bogotá
Paula Rodríguez
Designer in Bogotá
Diana Beltrán Herrera
Artist / Illustrator in Bogota
Samuel Castaño
Designer / Illustrator in Medellin
Carlos Betancourt
Curator, architect in Bogota
Lorenzo Castro
Architect in Bogota
José Rosero
Artist / Illustrator in Bogota