Yury Hernando Forero: The Safe


Photo/Foto: Mateo Rudas

The Safe

An intervention in public space that points to the difficult relationship between the subsistence of the dispossessed and larger economic tendencies. This work raises questions about the convention of value and concepts about which objects deserve to be guarded, conserved and exhibited.


Yury Hernando Forero is a visual and fine artist born in Bogotá. He has taught at the Universidad del Valle and at the Universidad Javeriana de Cali. Much of his research revolves around the central themes of ritual and simulation, body and technology, and presence and telepresence.

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