Cecilia Vicuña with Suzanne Herrera
Hilo de agua, hilo de vida, hilo de voz: These threadsand others nearbyweave together Cecilia Vicuñas five-decades long artistic, poetic, and politically engaged practices. At the artists current exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum slender threads and wire drape thirty feet from the ceiling. Loose assemblages of translucent fabrics and small objects float in near-suspension, moving slightly with the flows of air and peoples movements in the room. This installation, Quipu del exterminio / Extermination Quipu (2022) reflects on environmental and cultural violence, survivals, and vibrancies.