Name: El Gaitero 
Size: 50 x 50 cm
Medium: Lithography and woodcut on paper
Year: 2020

This work is inspired by musicians known as Gaiteros who play the Gaita or Kuisi. This wind instrument is from the Caribbean coast of Colombia and has an indigenous origin. The first people known to have played this instrument are the kogui and Ika people of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Its mystical whispers accompany the rythms and sounds of cumbia, porro and puya.