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// an apparent shanty built on the top of Bogota´s Museum for Contemporary Art, shows the self-constructing popular model of Bogota´s urban sprawl. Also reflecting on the current situation of the surroundings neighborhoods where the Bogota-MAC was built around the 1960´s.
A reflection on the poor hinterland´s migration, due economical needs and escaping from the inner war violence. This condition is similar to many Latin American main cities. //

Extension MAC, Bogota 2013

 

EXTENSIÓN MAC-BOGOTÁ
installation and space of use.
A project by Carlos León-Xjiménez and Rodrigo Derteano
Bogota Museum of Contemporary Art, Colombia

Extension MAC, Bogota 2013

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Opening celebration on the rooftop within the “cambuche” (slum) on top of the museum. The installation embodied the Bogota Center for post-contemporary culture, in symbiotic relation with the museum below.

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3 images on the research process and later development on top of the museum´s building

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Project done in the framework of workingVOICES Bogota, by curator Harm Lux

 

PROJECT SUMMARY BROCHURE

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