Teresa Margolles

Teresa Margolles @Fourth Plinth Trafalgar Square London

Congratulations to Teresa Margolles, whose work has been selected for the 2024 Fourth Plinth Commission in Trafalgar Square, London. Casts of the faces of 850 trans people are to be arranged on all four sides of the plinth, forming her large-scale work 𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘴 (Imprint). Many of the Mexican artist’s subjects will be sex workers, calling attention to the […]

mor charpentier new Online Viewing Room: American Boy

Discover the works of Alexander Apóstol, Daniel Correa Mejía, Paz Errázuriz, Teresa Margolles, Carlos Motta and Rossângela Rennó in our new Online Viewing Room: “American Boy”. The works that compose this selection seek to question the male portrait and its complexities through lenses that challenge the traditional notions of masculinity. The Viewing Room will be […]

Teresa Margolles unveils her Fourth Plinth proposal @National Gallery in London

The six proposals for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square are now on display at the National Gallery in London until July 4th. Teresa Margolles’ 𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘴 (Imprint) was inspired by the Mesoamerican Tzompantli, skull racks displaying the heads of ritual sacrifices and slaughtered enemies. The public sculpture would feature plaster casts from the faces of 850 trans people. Many of the Mexican artist’s subjects will be […]

Teresa Margolles @Les Abattoirs

Tela Bordada is comprised of an installation, a performance, a video and a piece of fabric that Teresa Margolles retrieved from the morgue in São Paulo, Brazil. During the video, one can only imagine the events that this residual fabric has witnessed, as a group of local women embroider it with colorful threads. Each woman tells her story, revealing […]

Gallery reopening + Opening Resisting Bodies

We are pleased to announce that we will be reopening the gallery this Wednesday 19th of May, 2021. Come and discover Resisting Bodies a group exhibition that explores the idea of the body as a receptable of memory and trauma, as well as a means for expression. Featuring the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Saâdane Afif, […]

Resisting the Present virtual opening @VORTIC ART

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 conference @Es Baluard

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 @Amparo Museum

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 […]

Teresa Margolles @The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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.

Teresa Margolles @Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo

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 […]

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