100 Kroner (CO)

 

2011

Installation
Norwegian banknote, nylon, wood, motor, and batteries

Adriana Salazar (CO)

 

This work is comprised of a Norwegian 100 kroner banknote that folds and unfolds repeatedly. The banknote is animated by a simple mechanism made from wood and a single motor that turns at a very low speed.

 

Artist bio:

Adriana Salazar lives and works in Bogota, Colombia. Her work has focused on the question of gestures, the relationship between subjects and objects, and the boundaries between nature and artifice. She holds a BFA honors degree from Jorge Tadeo Lozano University of Bogota and a magna cum laude post-graduate degree in Philosophy from the Javeriana University of Bogota. With her kinetic objects and installations she has participated in art biennales and collective and solo exhibitions, such as the California-Pacific Triennial and the Manif d’art de Québec. She has also participated in several academic and curatorial projects and has received fellowships from international artist residencies, including Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Japan, and Nordik Artists’ Center, Norway. In 2006 she founded La Ropería, a store that features the creations of thirty Colombian fashion designers. Salazar is also currently a visiting lecturer at Javeriana University and Jorge Tadeo Lozano University.