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The honorable poster

  • Date of residence: October 2016

Residence project
"National Weather Agency"





El Honorable Cartel was born as a collective focused on the creation and printing of posters that, through interventions in the public space, proposes the existence of a presumed clandestine organization that controls the truth. He carries out interventions in the public space using serigraphs, in a sort of juxtaposition and hacking of signs and identities. In the same way, the collective not only uses screen printing as a means to carry out an intervention proposal, this if necessary, can dispense with the printed poster while continuing to appropriate and subvert the modus operandi of a cartel. It was part of the autonomous space La Redada Miscelnea Cultural and manager of the El Primitivo screen printing workshop (Bogotá 2011 - 2013), Among the interventions and projects that it has carried out are: Intervention in the IV National Congress of Philosophy with the presentation / performance “Impostores” (Manizales 2012); Poster creation and printing workshop within the framework of the Medios del cuerpo laboratory, held in El Parqueadero of the Banco de la República Museum (Bogotá 2011); Participation with the project "Satander" in "La Lunada, Museo de la Bagatela", curated by the Venezuelan Susana Quintero, among others.


Juan Camilo Victorino.
He is a teacher in Plastic Arts from the University of Colombia. His work has focused on the image and its different forms of presentation, especially a broad exploration of pictorial and graphic media. He has illustrated primers for different public and private institutions, has participated in group exhibitions with the National University and has developed sustained graphic work since 2008. Since then he has developed an extensive graphic production of his own using different engraving techniques, he has been a workshop instructor for some of these techniques and he has worked hand in hand with serigraphy workshops such as Taller el Primitivo.

Jesus Alejandro Garcia.
Graduated in Political Science with an option in Economics from the Universidad de Los Andes. Student of the Master of Philosophy at the same University. His work has been developed in the areas of pedagogy and research. These interests are concentrated around themes of Contemporary Political Philosophy and the links between the aesthetic and the political. The treatment of these issues has been materialized in research, conferences, talks, written texts and the work developed for more than a year with the Honorable Poster of the El Primitivo Screen Printing Workshop, teaching screen printing, collaborating with the graphic work of other workshops such as the Interruptor Workshop and carrying out their own poster and publication projects.

Santiago Calderón García.
Plastic and visual artist from the U. Distrital (2013). His work is focused on collaborative practices where collectives and individuals build ties mediated by different artistic practices. Co-founder of La Redada, an artistic / cultural space in Bogotá and co-director of the El Primitivo screen printing workshop. He is interested in producing absurd and sarcastic images that put reality and fiction in tension.

Felipe Herreño.
Industrial designer from the National University of Colombia, with an undergraduate thesis on the redesign of the screen printing laboratory of the Faculty of Arts of the National University. He became a silk-screen printing technician in the Seine where he learned to print on any type of material. He is a specialist in textile printing and has been a member of the el Primitivo workshop for more than a year where he has actively worked in the workshop's own graphic production and has been linked in the co-production of works with other artists and groups.

In October, the National Free Time Agency (ANTILIBRE) project was developed for the Casa Tres Patios residence.

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