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CENTRO SELVA ARTISTS IN RESIDENCY PROGRAM July - August 2012

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En la Residencia
Photo: Mwamba Mulangala

Exhibitions: Cuerpo y Tierra (previous to the residency)  and  RESIDENCIA PARA ARTISTAS 2012 (final residency exhibition)

Workshop on Shipibo-Conibo Art ( at the farm)






Artist Talk (Centro Cultural,  Pucallpa)















Visit to the Shipibo - Conibo community of Panaillo

photo: Rosaura Del La Cruz

photo: Mwamba Mulangala













Working at the residency

Artists Experience
Alexander Mackenzie Before Centro Selva I never had been involved with an artist residency program. My impressions of what these sorts of programs should contain and consist of was based entirely on an outsiders perspective and hearsay. Having just graduated from university, all my previous experience came from a strong studio background and I suppose I somehow thought that that setting would be replicated in the amazon as some sort of microcosm of the "art world" that I was already accustomed to. My expectations, though vague to begin with, were not met in the way that I had imagined but o…