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Michelina Risbeck | Interconnection
Centro Selva Arte y Ciencia has the pleasure to present the individual show of Michelina Risbeck. Michelina participated in an individual artist in residence at Centro Selva Arte y Ciencia, in Campoverde, Ucayali, Peru from the 31 of May to July 31, 2021. The art she developed during her stay involves a very personal experience through all her senses, with meditation practices, discovering her surroundings, getting involved with everyday practices, as part of a personal healing process, and the acknowledgment of her presence in this moment of time. The pieces she is presenting are Maestra Miriam: Enseñando El Arte Del [...]
Interviews – Artist Paolo Roca
Interview with the Artist Paolo Roca del Aguila https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHQ0T4jhZSY&t=202s Hi, I'm Diana Fiorella Riesco Lind. I'm an artist and president of the cultural association Centro Selva Arte y Ciencia. Today we have a special guest, we have an interview with an artist who has been doing many interesting things in our Amazon called Paolo Roca. Join us to learn more about his work. Hi Paolo, tell us a little more about yourself, for those who do not know you, know a little more about your work and what you have been doing for years. Good evening with all hello Diana. [...]
BIA Tito Bobbio Velarde – Amazon Metaphysical Fractal
Work of Tito Bobbio Velarde Exhibition: Terrestrial, Recognize Yourself Human. Centro Sleva Arte y Ciencia at the International  Amazonian Art Biennial, Pucallpa 2019. Yankon Metsashoko Gallery. Amazon Metaphysical Fractal Tito Bobbio Velarde Based on the fractal geometry present in Kené Shipibo, I present the idea of ​​generating the same type of pattern demonstrated through a photographic intervention. This process is expansive in nature and takes place in a mirrored sense; starting from the first shot, duplicating this, and turning it in the opposite direction, repeating it at different scales. The present shots are made through the details of the natural environment [...]
Lucia Slater “Forest Spirit”
"Forest Spirit" Painting is in itself a work that activates an apprehensible vision of a sensible object. It is to materialize a vision that is transformed into color on a new surface. Painting forces the painter to perfect his way of seeing the world shaped by color as a form in space. In doing the painter, he does not usually look for the term "investigate", because painting for painting or for art in general, also means investigating the clearing of color, analyzing, and modeling the forms. It is experiencing the appreciation of light until it takes on a life of [...]
BIA EMEND
Artist Rossana Gotuzzo V. Artistic intervention at “El Remanso” Pucallpa - Peru October 2019 "My skin is open, and the thread and the needle are waiting." "Mending" is my art project. It consists of observing, perceiving, paying attention to my surroundings to listen to what situations, fantasies, and dreams need an amendment to start new cycles or put them to an end. Amending defines a space, exposing my personal need to reconstruct or strengthen a surviving instinct to fight against death. I want no end. Through this self-discovery journey, a constant reminder emerges as a communal projection to realize that we all [...]
Raos: Teachers Plants – Clara Best Núñez
Raos: Teachers Plants Clara Best Núñez The Amazonian people use plants as a means of defense, to treat diseases and epidemics and even for the development of people in community life. Jacques Tournon makes reference in his book The Plants, the Rao and their spirits the following: There are rao that are medicinal plants, others that would not be considered medicinal in other cultures: plants to change states of consciousness (psychotropic and hallucinogenic), toxic plants, for fishing and hunting. ” (p.47) The word rao comes from Shipibo  Konibo language to indicate when a plant is a teacher. The raos are not only healing plants but every plant has power. In that sense, there are two varieties of rao plants: the Jakon rao are remedies to cure and heal-jakoma rao that are [...]
Sonified Textile Performance
Invited Artist – Paola Torres Núñez del Prado Paola Torres Núñez del Prado, recent recipient of the Google Arts + Culture Machine Intelligence Grant, was invited by Centro Selva to show her Sonified Textile Performance within the framework of The International Amazonian Art Biennale, Pucallpa 2019. This was made possible thanks to the joint support of Centro Selva and Konstnärsnämnden - the Swedish Arts Grants Committee." SOUND PERFORMANCE WITH TEXTILE CONTROLLERS: THE HANAP PACHA QUIPU, THE SHIPIBO-CONIBO SONIFIED TEXTILE AND THE UNKUÑA OF NOISE This presentation lasts about 15 minutes and usually has a posterior explanation for the guests of [...]
BIA – All I Have Are Dreams of You
Artist Claudia Nicholson.  Exhition: Terrestrial, Recognize Yourself Human Centro Selva Arte y Ciencia in the Bienal Internacional de Arte Amazónico, Pucallpa 2019. Gallery Yankon Metsashoko.  text by curator Toby Chapman Claudia Nicholson Toby Chapman Carriageworks I just wanna hold you close but so far all I have are dreams of you (1) On 31 March 1995 the Tejano (2) singer Selena Quintanilla was shot and killed at the Days Inn motel in Corpus Christi, Texas, by the president of her fan club. Within hours, fans of the pop star began to descend on the motel to lay offerings and leave messages. [...]
BIA-Terrestrial – Recognize Yourself as Human
International Biennial of Amazonian Art Pucallpa 2019 Curatorial Text Terrestrial – Recognize yourself as Human   The Cultural Association Centro Selva Arte y Ciencia since 2012 develops in the rural Amazon area of Ucayali, research assemblies between local and foreign artists that explore in a wide and personal way the different aspects of the Amazon, rural, urban, native, natural and there personal links with it through multidisciplinary artistic platforms. Born in the region or born further away, each artist arrives in this space with different interior baggage in personal searches that coincide in the same space for a certain period [...]