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Miguel Alvear
by Marí­a Fernanda Cartagena

Miguel Alvear’s projects are often collaborations with photographers, musicians, actors, and designers, along with artists who draw on vernacular and informal traditions: amateur and self-taught filmmakers, artisans, and pop musicians and singers. His projects also address the social, cultural, and economic dilemmas that arise when the promise of modernity clashes --and coexists-- with the inequalities of colonialism…
Photo: "El patio de los pecadores (Sinners’ Yard)"
Photo: Fundación Córdoba Capital Europea de la Cultura 2010