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Karen Paulina Biswell

Born in 1983

Lives and works in Paris, France, Bogotá, Colombia, Colombia, Cuba

Overview

Karen Paulina Biswell was born to Colombian parents who emigrated to Paris to escape the extreme political violence of the early 90s. Based on her amphibious experience between the western European world and a visual attraction to the reality underlying the romantic rhetoric of indigenous peoples, she constructs a visual universe that generates intense tensions between the historical past, mythical time and contemporary present. The images that Biswell reveals are moments that manifest as a ritu...Read more