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Ancestral Mutualisms

One hundred and twenty million years ago, when dinosaurs lived on Earth, a mutually beneficial interaction started between small winged creatures and flowering plants. This ancestral relationship, known as mutualism in biology, had a great impact on the evolution of life on Earth. Mutualisms are associations between species that are not related, in which both …

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When nature is perceived as a network, its vulnerability becomes apparent. Everything holds together. If one thread is pulled, the entire tapestry can unravel […]. Andrea Wulf, The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World See more Por: Ana Cárdenas Back


They say the world is changing… but they are not. They are still there, just as they were hundreds or even thousands of years ago. They observe us, undisturbed, perhaps with curiosity, although their gaze is really more of empathy and compassion. And we are there, in awe of a people who come from an …

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An homage to the Misak culture of the Cauca Department in Colombia, “These drawings evoke the indigenous thought of the Misak, children of the downpour, children of water. In my conversations with them I have understood that they are the protectors of the paramos, of water, and they look after the mountain and the high-altitude …

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Art for BOGOTÁ

A collaborative show with artist Luis Fernando Roldán. The project used a game of chance to decide, chaotically but according to certain rules or guidelines, where to plant a tree for each victim of violence in Bogotá in 1997. There were 7,800 victims that year, and 7,800 trees to be planted in Bogotá, according to …

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