Juan Manuel Echavarría. Mouths of Ash. 2003-2004

Juan Manuel Echavarría Mouths of Ash 2003-2004

  • Not on view
Video (color, sound)
18:05 min.
Gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros through the Latin American and Caribbean Fund in honor of Ambassador William H. and Wendy Luers
Object number
Media and Performance

Research in progress; information about this work may be incomplete.


Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York, and Caracas, 2009
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2017

Exhibition history

Grand Forks, North Dakota Museum of Art, "Juan Manuel Echavarría: Mouths of Ash", August 14 - October 9, 2005

New York, Americas Society, "Colombia: Voicing the Conflict", 2006

Paris, Jeu de Paume, "Bocas de Ceniza, Guerra y Pa y Bandeja de Bolivar", 2006

New York, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, "The Witness", January 10 - February 25, 2006

Houston, "Opening of FotoFest 2006", March 10, 2006

Greensboro, Weatherspoon Art Museum, "Juan Manuel Echavarría: Mouths of Ash", June 15 - September 10, 2006

Santa Fe, Santa Fe Art Institute, "Juan Manuel Echavarría: Mouths of Ash", 2007

Florencia, Center for Contemporary Culture at Palazzo Strozzi, "DECLINING DEMOCRAZY: Rethinking democracy between utopia and participation", September 23, 2011 - January 22, 2012

Puebla, Mexico, Museo Amparo, “Portadores de sentido,” February 9 - July 22, 2019


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