Because we are celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Antonio Nariño and we should know the important role that developed this man in the history of Colombia, The Digital T-Rex brings this back to the future for the exhibition ‘ Now or never. Ideas are to release ‘ of urban artists Toxicómano , Erre and Lesivo and presented in the National Library of Colombia. That through murals and photographs brings a contemporary look of this precursor of language of Liberty.
By: Digital T-Rex
Until March 2016 you can enjoy in the National Library of Colombia exposure ‘ Now ever. Ideas are to release ‘ of urban artists Erre , Lesivo and Toxicómano on political and journalist Antonio Nariño , independence leader who spent 17 years of his life imprisoned for print and disseminate Human Rights on December 15, 1793 in the New Kingdom of Granada .
The work consists of 17 photographs accompanying a small altarpiece with a print of each of the rights translated by Nariño , promulgated by the Free France at the time, and three murals 12 meters high and nine wide. One approach to this character who lived between exile and prison much of his life , until December 1810 .
When he began to participate in the creation of a working group to forge a centrist Colombia . Not before promoting in 1788 a house chatting with several influential personages of the time among whom was José Celestino Mutis , showing very young his philanthropic side that would in practice years later when he supported a military to take the Spaniards in the Reconquest.
Nariño journalist by Toxicómano is the central mural of exposure and plays a very important role in the intervention ; although a ‘ Toño ‘ you can not remember why , it is rumored was one of the anonymous people who promoted public opinion by spreading La Gaceta , one of the first news that circulated in Colombia .
Nariño reader is another great mural piece of ‘ Now or Never ‘ and was made by Erre . There can be seen that self Nariño who spent many hours in his library of more than 6 thousand copies , which influenced by the political path to become president of Cundinamarca , vice president of Simon Bolivar , Senator of the Congress of Cucuta ; racing great influence but that did not last long because of various problems and national concerns.
And then the printer by Toño Lesivo is the third mural to be enjoyed . The artist, who inspired his work on the investigations conducted by Alexander Chaparro and library equipment , reminds us through it that the information acquired must be to print and publish. And of course , disclose, as it evokes the title of this groundbreaking exhibition .
As did Nariño who was the one who coined the phrase Patria Boba ; in that newspaper he is publishing Bulls called Fucha , which takes us back to the time when the country was divided between centralists and federalists aimlessly.
And which also criticized the vice presidency of Francisco de Paula Santander during the government of Bolivar, he had left , as opposed to the struggle waged by the federalist who became centralist .
The invitation is to enjoy this exhibition aimed at young people relate us with the policy of our country and Nariño know this through the sample Erre , Lesivo and Toxicómano ; Figure showing us that he was young and became the influence of the ideas of Montesquieu , Voltaire and Mutis , which was reflected in their struggle for rights and the achievement of individual freedoms.
The exhibition is open Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and admission is free. They can also take advantage to register to the library free of charge and discover the hidden corners of this enigmatic place that works since 1834 in charge since then to preserve and catalog the bibliographic and documentary heritage of the country , to put it at the service of researchers, academics and public in general.