ANTÚN KOJTOM

ABUELAS/OS ANCESTRALES

24 OCTOBER - 24 NOVEMBER 2019

Larimar Art Gallery | Oaxaca de Juárez, México

He was born in Chichaltontic, Municipality of Tenejapa, Chiapas, where the ancient Mayan-Tzeltal memories, traditions and languages still remain. Plastic artist, painter-peasant, self-taught, printer, draftsman, engraver and muralist.

The expo seeks to express the connection of the ancient language, from the investigation of the Ch’ulel painting: Tzeltal Mayan spirituality. It revolves around life, nature and primal energies, conceiving that everything lives, vibrates and that there is an interconnection and relationship with everything.


The work on display honors ancestral knowledge and aims to connect with young people, in the spirit of preserving memory, as a tool against oblivion. Historical memory as the source of all rebellion.

Thus, the artistic creation of memory opens spaces for dialogue in different cultures, the image as a source of communication, dialogue in such a plural and diverse world.

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ABUELO PÁJARO JAGUAR
ABUELO PÁJARO JAGUAR

Óleo sobre tela | 60 x 120 cm

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ESPÍRITU CHAMÁN
ESPÍRITU CHAMÁN

Óleo sobre tela | 60 x 120 cm

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CANTO DE LUZ LUNAR
CANTO DE LUZ LUNAR

Óleo sobre papel | 25 x 32.5 cm

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ABUELO CON ESPEJO
ABUELO CON ESPEJO

Óleo sobre tela | 70 x 120 cm

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SUEÑO LUZ
SUEÑO LUZ

Óleo sobre papel | 25 x 32.5 cm

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RITUAL DE VOCABLOS
RITUAL DE VOCABLOS

Óleo sobre papel | 25 x 32.5 cm

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