December 6, 2023

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“On the Paths of Mo”, an exhibition that tells the Muisca’s worldview Artesanías de Colombia

“On the Paths of Mo”, an exhibition that tells the Muisca’s worldview Artesanías de Colombia

18 people are participating in the exhibition, including artists and craftsmen.

Photo: Handicrafts of Colombia

Starting next Saturday, the Claustro de las Aguas Exhibition Hall will open to the public an exhibition entitled “On the Paths of Mu,” which narrates the Muisca’s vision of the world. The exhibition was organized by Artesanías de Colombia, through the Arte Vivo programme, in collaboration with ARTBO, the International Art Fair of Bogotá.

“‘On the Trails of Mu’ seeks to highlight the ancestral trade and the connection between Muisca regions such as Foquin, Zipaquira, Tingu and Bogotá, among others. During the opening it will be There is a song about corn and a tour with 8 artists and 9 craftsmen who are part of the exhibition.”

The Claustro de las Aguas Exhibition Hall is located at Calle 18A #1-06. Exhibition hours will be Monday to Friday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm “Visitors will be able to find pieces made with different techniques and traditional crafts such as ceramics from Rakira, baskets from Fukuini, the goldsmiths of Bogotá and Tengu; “Sculpture in salt rocks from Zipaquira, as well as horizontal fabric from Bogotá and Tapio,” explain the organizers.

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The exhibition will feature works by 18 people, including artists and craftsmen, associated with the work of the Muiscas, whose artworks use different colors such as shades of red, ochre, and black with figurative and geometric designs. Moreover, through their sculptures, they represented humans and animals related to their religion and mythology.

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The exhibition, which aims to show, among other things, the relationship of the Muisca culture with nature and care for water, will be available at the Claustro de las Aguas until November 21. From the 23rd to the 26th of the same month, it will participate in the institutional section of ARTBO 2023, which will be held at the Agora Convention Center of Bogotá.

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