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Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Suki Dhanda.

Oscar Murillo

Born in 1986, La Paila, Colombia

Overview

Oscar Murillo’s work is situated – or perhaps un-situated and unfixed – within the notion of cultural and geographical displacement. Through the scope of his own biography, ancestry and migratory passage, Murillo traces mercantile histories, contemporary trade procedures and the global exchange of people and goods. With the context of capitalism, globalisation, neoliberalism and trade seeping into every brushstroke or sculpture made from corn and clay, the realisation of Murillo’s artworks is an...Read more