Chile · Arte Contemporáneo
Section
Main

The fair’s main space, which brings together between 30 and 40 contemporary art galleries, both from Chile and abroad.

Section
Focus

Developed by British-Venezuelan curator and art historian Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, this section presents work by different artists in regards to a common theme. In 2016, eight galleries, each one with two artists, were invited to dialogue on the subject of Latin American landscape, one of the most recognizable themes in art history.

AFA

Chile See Gallery

Aninat Isabel Galería

Chile See Gallery

Carmen Araujo

Venezuela See Gallery

Henrique Faría Fine Art

Argentina See Gallery

Marilia Razuk

Brasil See Gallery

Metales pesados visual

Chile See Gallery

Patricia Ready

Chile See Gallery

Revolver

Perú See Gallery

Vermelho

Brasil See Gallery
Section
Planta

For the first time in Ch.ACO Fair history, the PLANTA program was presented, bringing together different Latin American creation spaces that work with innovative management models. Under the curatorship of Chilean historian Carolina Castro Jorquera, eight projects focusing on adaptability and collaboration were presented, with a total of 24 artists. In this section, the founders of Coleccion Ca.Sa. —Gabriel Carvajal and Ramón Sauma— present an award to an outstanding artist. In 2016, this recognition went to Chilean artist Rolando Cisternas.

Section
Cooperatives

Organized groups of artists and curators who work on and present collective projects.

Galleries
Section
Nave de Ediciones

With the objective of highlighting and legitimizing the role that publishing houses currently play in the arts scene, Nave de Ediciones presents national and international publishers, artists’ books, and publications that specialize in contemporary art. This space also has the objective of promoting networking and dialogue between the public and the leading players of the publishing scene.