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Carlos Jacanamijoy (b.1964, Santiago) depicts vivid, colour-saturated and abstract landscapes that emphasise the respect for heritage, memory and environment that he was taught as a Colombian indigenous of the Inga people.

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Carlos Jacanamijoy (b.1964, Santiago) depicts vivid, colour-saturated and abstract landscapes that emphasise the respect for heritage, memory and environment that he was taught as a Colombian indigenous of the Inga people. While his paintings are made abiding by the western method of oil on canvas, his thematics explore the ways of seeing and perceiving of the Ingas and other indigenous cultures. …

Carlos Jacanamijoy (b.1964, Santiago) depicts vivid, colour-saturated and abstract landscapes that emphasise the respect for heritage, memory and environment that he was taught as a Colombian indigenous of the Inga people. While his paintings are made abiding by the western method of oil on canvas, his thematics explore the ways of seeing and perceiving of the Ingas and other indigenous cultures. Although abstract at first glance, his creations hold many discreet figurative elements from which the viewer, with the help of a guide to their meaning, can understand a story. Jacanamijoy uses …