Natalia Espinel is a Colombian artist and educator who works at the intersection of visual arts, critical pedagogy, performance, somatic practices, and movement improvisation.
In my practice I have developed a system of coordinates, a “kind of unique language halfway between gesture and thought”, as Antonin Artaud says talking about the use of language in theater.
I share my work through workshops, courses, and guided collective processes in the following areas:
“The soul escapes through the mouth in words. But words are still the body’s effluvia, emanations, weightless folds in the air escaping the lungs and warmed by the body.”
The errants continue their journey despite the obstacles they face. In each step of their journey, they rebuild their lives and transform their bodies; they adapt, they fight, they resist.
It is life itself which creates resistance, thereby enabling us to discover what our bodies are capable of.
It is a people whose country has been stolen and this scandal is not well-known in the world. The truth is that this is proof that in this world, countries can be stolen with innocence and impunity.
Para la vida miles de cantos de libertad. Para la vida miles de cantos de justicia. Para la vida miles de vidas. Para la vida dignidad.