This week mor charpentier will open its virtual exhibition Resisting the Present, part of the Female Voices of Latin América presentation organized by VORTIC, the largest group of shows ever of Latin American female artists. The gallery’s show includes works by Paz Errázuriz, Teresa Margolles, Nohemí Pérez, and Rosângela Rennó. Their proposals traverse places of […]
Teresa Margolles has been chosen as one of the six candidates to propose an artwork to fill the Fourth Plinth at Trafalgar Square in London. The new proposals from the six artists will be revealed in late May when they go on display at the National Gallery and the two winning commissions will be unveiled in […]
On March 11, 2021, Teresa Margolles will be giving a one-day conference at the Es Baluard Museum in Palma. Titled Actions in Palma, the conference will focus on the in-situ works and research that Margolles did during November and December 2020 in Palma. During her stay, Margolles orchestrated several artistic actions that subverted established social roles through the use […]
Teresa Margolles and Julieta Aranda will be participating in the group exhibition “El Tiempo en las Cosas” at the Amparo Museum in Puebla, Mexico. In honor of the museum’s 30th anniversary, the exhibition aims to represent the flow of ideas and concerns that has driven the museum throughout its history, evidencing this through the works of […]
The inaugural exhibition of the museum’s new building features Margolle’s installation Lote Bravo (2005), composed of 400 artisanal bricks made from soil collected from Ciudad Juárez, where the corpses of sexually abused women were found.
According to anthropologists, textile creation is one of the oldest cultural activities, dating back between 100,000 and 500,000 years. Its history has always been closely linked to the evolution of production methods and social movements. First, the natural mobility of textile pieces led to trade development, driving cultural traffic that fostered an uninterrupted exchange of […]
Cuidado y peligro de sí is an international group show curated by Fernando Castro Florez.
The Missing Circle is a three-year series curated by Magalí Arriola, KADIST collection Regional Curator for Latin America, departing from the shared experience of death and extinction in Latin America from colonial times to the present. Consisting of a series of seminars, artist commissions, and exhibitions, The Missing Circle explores the various manifestations of death […]
Latin America has been formed by a series of unfortunate events, which, although it seems to question and reinvent itself, falls under cyclical social and political circumstances. There is no before in the histories of Latin America’s countries that can be looked at with nostalgia, as they are countries that, since their discovery, have been […]
In the work of the Mexican artist Teresa Margolles, themes such as death, violence and social exclusion have been central for decades and reflect the present she has experienced and lived in Mexico City. Since the 1990s, the artist has been involved in the city’s forensic medicine department, where she is confronted almost daily with the […]
The new BPS22 exhibition, La Colère de Ludd [Ludd’s Anger], brings together some forty works recently acquired by Hainault Province, most of which are yet to be exhibited at the museum. Exploring the idea of dispossession, the selected works express not only the experience of upheaval, occupation, destruction and exhaustion, but also resistance and commitment. Hence […]
Reflecting on some of the most pressing topics facing American democracy, States of Mind: Art and American Democracy is timed to coincide with the 2020 presidential election in order to encourage dialogue around current social and political issues. Many of the works on view examine the status of our country’s founding principles of freedom and equality, while […]