V A L O R !
8 site specific performances
By María José Contreras,
Carolina Ihle, Fernando Portal
March - December 2015
Interdisciplinary project that seeks to problematize different types of heritage value construction from the arts. The performance artist María José Contreras and the architect Carolina Ihle worked for a whole year in the Project Pending space of milm2 that is characterized by its exceptional 29% inclination and its impending demolition in 2017.
This space was artistically intervened through a series of site specific performances that attempted to answer the following questions from artistic practice:
- Who participates in the construction of equity value?
- Who quantifies the equity value?
- How is equity value exchanged / traded / traded?
The artists occupied different formats, from live actions, video art, architectural surveys to interrogate the heritage status of the Pending Space.
In July 2016, a sample of the vestiges of the actions was opened in the Replica Gallery of the Universidad Austral, Valdivia, Chile.
To learn more about this performance, read the chapter "Here: Performing Mapping Practices in Santiago de Chile" in the Women Mobilizing Memory volume (Columbia University Press, 2019).
Photography: Nombre Apellido