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"Osvaldo Puente: Home Sweet Home"
2001-10-21 until 2001-10-28
BBQ Project
Berlin, , DE Germany

Osvaldo Puente works with soil as a symbol of the everday mans desire, to secure a piece earth. And the distance covered in which to find it. A significant percentage of the world population has migrated over time, and you could safely say that just about everyones ancestory came from somewhere other than where they live today.

In the piece Home Sweet Home Osvaldo questions the comparisions and choices between nomad and sedentary existense, cross migration, settling, and adaptation of people from one land, culture and language to another. The journey in search for land for what ever reason that may be. 

Puente has been exhibiting since 1987 throughout , Argentina, Netherlands, Spain, Belguim, Cuba, and Germany. Including the Lüdwig Forum für internationale Kunst, Aachen in 1994-98, Kunstcentrum Sittard, Niederlande, Lebenlesen, Käthe-Kollowitz-Museum, Köln, 28 Freie Seiten, G.A.M.E.S. of Art (Installation), Mönchengladbach.

The BBQ Project is a series of 17 weekly site-specific art exhibitions taking place at various locations in Berlin throughout the summer. Each event is accompanied by an on site picnic. Although the core curatorial team are Australian, the BBQ Project is exhibiting emerging and established artists from all over the world. To reach a wider audience, the site-specific work will be thoroughly documented on slide, video formats. An image from each week's show will be made available at http://www.bbqproject.de where we will also publish information on upcoming events. Documentation of each artist's work will be presented in the BBQ Project Gallery on the week following each installation.


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