This talk will focus on the work of Ecotone: Chagras, Payaos, Camellones, a program curated by Juliana Steiner as part of the as part of Common Ground, an international festival on the politics of land and food. By investigating and honoring food sovereignty and distinct foodways, Ecotone explores some examples of restorative and regenerative agricultural technologies in Colombia. The commissioned projects that comprise Ecotone strive to offer a meeting point where communities can share knowledge amongst themselves and others, with the aim of learning and unlearning from the natural world. The talk will explore the manifold ways that humans inhabit and relate to a diversity of ecosystems across Colombia.
Juliana Steiner is an independent curator and researcher from Bogotá interested in interdisciplinary practices in contemporary art that involve social sciences, archival research, and long term projects with communities. She holds a BFA in Visual Arts from Universidad de Los Andes and an MA in Art Administration from New York University.
Moderated by Pedro Aparicio (Universidad de los Andes)