Faivovich & Goldberg


Guillermo Faivovich and Nicolas Goldberg began collaborating in 2006 an A Guide to Campo del Cielo, an ongoing research project that revolves around the cultural impact of the Campo del Cielo meteorites by studying, reconstructing, and reinterpreting their visual, oral, and written history, aiming to identify its historical and contemporary problematics. In 2010, the Faivovich & Goldberg exhibition Meteorit "El Taco" was held at Portikus, Frankfurt, where the two main masses of El Taco were reunited alter almost forty-five years of being apart, accompanied by The Campo del Cielo Meteorites-Vol 1: El Taco, edited by dOCUMENTA (13) and Hatje Cantz. ln 2011, they participated in the lecture series Collision2: When Artistic and Scientific Research meet, at MIT's program in Art, Culture and Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and were featured in Simon Starling's The Inaccessible Poem, at the Fondazione Merz, Torino. ln 2012, the book The Campo del Cielo Meteorites -Vol 2: Chaco was published by Walther König on occasion of their dOCUMENTA (13) commission, which focuses on the issues and multiplicity of positions that emerged from their proposal of temporarily transporting the 37-ton meteorite "El Chaco" from Campo del Cielo to be installed in front of the Fridericianum Museum. ln 2013, they were featured in the 9th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, and have participated in DIA Foundation's Artists an Artists lecture series. ln 2014, their most recent book La caza del Snark (Editorial Polígrafa, Barcelona) was produced on occasion of the exhibition 0n the Road, currently held at Santiago de Compostela, Spain.