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2024 Curatorial Residency at Delfina Foundation Co-Sponsored by CBAT - Marisabel Villagomez


Marisabel Villagomez is a Bolivian-based curator whose work focuses regionally on performative knowledge of the Andes. Since 2018, she has pioneered inSitu, a project that invites artists from the region to explore, collect, catalog, and geolocate contemporary issues surrounding nature and the climate crisis. 

This residency is co-sponsored through a partnership between KIOSKO, CBAT, and the Delfina Foundation’s

Network of Latin America & Caribbean Patrons. During her residency at the Delfina Foundation, Marisabel is conducting research at the Royal Botanical Gardens Archive and the Warburg Library as part of her project.

2024 Gasworks Residency - Winner Announcement

CBAT is pleased to announce that Bolivian artist Luciana Decker Orozco is the winner of the 2024 prestigious Gasworks art residency in London, sponsored by CBAT!

The residency will take place from 30 Sept to 16 Dec 2024.

Congratulations to Luciana Decker Orozco!

For more information about Luciana, please visit: LucianaDO_Website, LucianaDO_IG, LDO_GW

CBAT Co-Sponsors River Claure at The 2024 Venice Biennale

CBAT is proud to co-sponsor Bolivian artist River Claure to participate in the 60th International Art Exhibition, titled Foreigners Everywhere, curated by Adriano Pedrosa and organized by La Biennale di Venezia, from April 20 to November 24, 2024. 

River Claure is a visual artist interested in questioning the dominant notions of cultural identity and the importance of photographic images for our notion of reality. CBAT is honoured to support Claure's participation in this important event, which will mark a significant milestone in his career.

CBAT's Autumn Fundraiser 2023

In Nov 2023, we held our third residence program fundraiser, where we were pleased to welcome fashion designers from Bolivia. The occasion highlighted the alpaca use in wool, cloth, looms, and fur while showcasing its extraordinary adaptability. The event included the exhibition of artwork from photographer Javier Molina Barrios and artist Ines Fernandez de Cordova. 

The runway showcased collections of designers WaraYana and P. Santiago, highlighting the distinct creativity and craftsmanship characteristic of Bolivian designers. A lovely selection of home and infant items, including coats, ponchos, and accessories made of alpaca, was on display. CBAT is deeply grateful to the designers for donating a generous percentage of their sales during the event and to everyone who attended and supported our cause through our "JustGiving" campaign. We sincerely appreciate the unwavering commitment and solidarity demonstrated for our events.

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CBAT, in collaboration with Kiosko Galeria, invites Bolivian artists interested in applying for the 2024 Gasworks Residency in London to a talk by Santiago Contreras Soux, winner of the 2022 Residency sponsored by CBAT.  The objective is to help postulant artists get closer to their artistic practice and thus visualize which elements of their body of work they select to present a portfolio coherent with their journey and the project submitted to Gasworks. 

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2024 Residency Open Call for Bolivian Artists 

This opportunity will enable an emerging Bolivian artist to undertake a fully-funded residency by CBAT at Gasworks in London, Reino Unido, from 30 Sept to 16 Dec 2024. 
Gasworks’ residencies are opportunities for self-led professional development, artistic exchange, and experimentation. Applications can be in English or Spanish until
29 Jan 2024.

Apply Now!