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    Gone to Ground

    15 January 2019 - 16 February 2019

    The University of Essex celebrates the 25th anniversary of the founding of its collection of art from Latin America (ESCALA) through exhibitions, an artist’s residency and an internationally significant symposium at Art Exchange.

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    Gone to Ground: Mapping Terrains

    15 January 2019 - 1 March 2019

    Gone to Ground’s satellite exhibition Mapping Terrains pivots around a critical revision of cartography, providing historical context to the routes and circuits implicit in many of the artworks in Gone to Ground. This show further unpacks issues of colonialism, extraction and commodity routes, placing Latin America and art from the region in the matrix of world ecology.

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    Alejandro Jaime - Residency

    2 January 2019 - 26 February 2019

    This residency brings into dialogue two apparently unrelated landscapes of extraction—Peru and Essex—through the production of a new body of work by Lima-based artist Alejandro Jaime that will respond to the geology and extractive industries located around the River Colne, which runs alongside the University of Essex’s Colchester campus.

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