Carlos Jiménez Cahua

    Exhibition: THE SOCRATES ANNUAL, 2018

    Hatun Rumiyoc, etc.,


    Dimensions Variable

    Carlos Jiménez Cahua’s Hatun Rumiyoc, etc. is a series of cast concrete copies of the famous Incan-carved 12-angled wall stone of Cuzco Peru. The artist’s replicas mimic the façade dimensions of the ancient Andean object, but vary in depth and sit in a variety of orientations throughout the landscape, linking the geographically removed site to the Park.
    Carlos Jiménez Cahua (b. Lima, Peru in 1986; lives and works in New York, NY) received his AB from Princeton University in 2008 and MFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2012. He is a multimedia artist with a focus in photography. In the last two years, his work has begun to examine pre-Columbian cultural practices of Andean South America.
    Jiménez Cahua has exhibited his works in solo exhibitions at Samsøñ, Boston, MA (2014) and Anastasia Photo, New York, NY (2009). The experimental project space, kijidome, he collaboratively runs with other artists was awarded the James and Audrey Foster Prize in 2015. His works have been exhibited in numerous group exhibitions, such as Bronx Calling, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY (2018), Imagined Communities, Nationalism, and Violence, Rubber Factory, New York, NY (2017), The Physically of Color, University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, Durham, NH (2015), and East Wing Biennial, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK (2014), among others.
    Photography by Scott Lynch and Sara Morgan
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