The works in the exhibition, ranging from drawings made with electric charge, to sculpture and installation, share a subtly deceptive nature, unsettling our assumptions of what we perceive as predictable, possible or real.
The show is named after the site specific installation Limits of a Known Territory, in which the space of the foundation has been flooded and elusively sectioned by a controlled choreography of water streams. Drawing upon Troika's interest in the connections between randomness and the exercise of control, the site can be conceived as the stage for a futuristic reminiscence of a casual occurrence or the simulation of a parallel reality.
Cr. 5 No. 26 B – 76
NC-arte is a cultural and educational gallery in Bogotá funded by the Neme Foundation. Its main purpose is to contribute to the development of the visual arts in Colombia and Latin America.
Its mission is to promote, research and contextualise art practices through exhibitions and multidisciplinary projects that encourage and invite reflection.
NC Arte has previously worked with artists including Marcius Galan, Marco Maggi, Magdalena Gabriel De La Mora Fernández, and Juan C. Delgado.
‘Troika – Limits of a Known Territory’, in NC-arte Proyectos 2015, Bogotá, CO. With an interview by Claudia Segura, 2015
Wallpaper, Nick Compton, ‘Testing the Waters: Troika's new Exhibition of Illusion arrives at Bogota's NC-arte’, Jun 2015
Revista Diners, María Antonia Uscátegui, ‘Colectivo Troika en NC-Arte: una metafora de lo real’, Jun 2015
Arcadia, Maria Alejandra Peñuela, ‘El Agua Que Levida’, Jun 2015
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