Artist Talk with Oscar Murillo and Gabi Ngcobo

Artist Talk with Oscar Murillo and Gabi Ngcobo

Art is almost always connected with politics, economics, and social areas. A long time ago, art usually served as a way of representing reality or a way to embellishing it, being something purely aesthetic. Nowadays art has to be something else, has to make us think and awake our consciousness, presenting other realities among paintings, sculpture, video art and other artistic forms. On the occasion of the exhibition “Oscar Murillo: Going Forth: The Institute of Reconciliation” at Haus der Kunst, a talk between Murillo and the curator and artist Gabi Ngcobo will…