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Familia y Tradición

Cesar Valdes A Conversation With Cesar Valdes Colombian artist, Cesar Valdes’ new series ‘Familia y Tradición’ is an exploration of memories, mourning and loss, depicted through found photographs, appropriation of childhood nostalgia and fictional stories It is centered around the political turmoil of Colombia’s history. Valdes has constructed new narratives from the reference photographs, which he rediscovered after many years of being hidden. Due to the disconnection between Valdes and the photographs, they have been stripped of their original context, which allows the imagery to be warped and abstracted, when recreated on canvas. This results in a prolonging sense of sombreness and draws

 

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