BIO

Marisa Cornejo is an artist based in both Switzerland and France. She has a Bachelors Degree in Visual Arts from the UNAM, Mexico and a Masters Degree from the CCC, HEAD, Geneva, Switzerland. Marisa was born in Santiago de Chile in 1971 and left with her family after the coup d”Etat in 1973, to live in exile in Argentina 1973-76, Bulgaria 1977-78, Belgium 1978-80, Mexico 1980-98 where she studied dance, visual arts and collaborated in the art collective La Panadería in México City. In 1998, she moved to England where she became a mother and 2002 found her in Brussels, Belgium. Since 2005 she is in Geneva where she works with the themes of memory, identity and forced migration through drawing her dreams as an artist researcher.

 

SOLO SHOWS

Dream drawings, Labo, Geneva, Switzerland, 2013 2013″I am, inventaire de rêves”, Labo, Geneva, Switzerland
1452434_420542411407172_1504308835_n 2012″La Huella”, Espacio Flor, Santiago, Chile
2011 “Los visitantes”, Agent Double, Geneva, Switzerland.
P1070983 2009 “El milagro chileno”, Galeria Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile.
white thumnail 2009 «Dossier sans suite »,  World Refugee Day 2009, celebration of World Refugee Day at Geneva Headquarters », UNHCR, Geneva, Switzerland. « Refugio », Gallerie Racines, Bretigny, France.
Bio 0 2008 « Dossier sans suite » , Espace Standard/Deluxe, Lausanne, Switzerland. « Portraits rêvés », W.T.O., Geneva, Switzerland.
Bio 3 1998 “Beauty Culture”, La Panaderia, Mexico City, Mexico.
Bio 4 1998 “Marisa Cornejo’s exhibition”, Jalarte, Guadalajara, Mexico.
Bio 5 1997 “La Marisqueria”, La Pena Cultural Centre, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
Bio 6 1996 “80 portraits”, Artist’s Workshop, Licenciado Verdad 7, Mexico City.

COLLECTIVE SHOWS

IMG_0031 2014″Hypnocosme”, Espace Abraham Joly, Domaine de Belle-Idée, Geneva, Switzerland
10264617_10203647511654214_6397933460265013487_n 2014″Exorde Seeds”, Nylon Microgallerie, Geneva, Switzerland
El-Ancestro2 2013″El Ancestro/The Ancestor”, Casa Memoria José Domingo Cañas, Santiago, Chile
1506229_429861400475273_1422528902_o 2013″Pantone”, Usine Kugler, Geneva, Switzerland
2013 “Save Haven/Refugio Seguro”, Espace Kugler, Geneva, Switzerland
  2013 «SAS»,  Cheminee Nord, Geneva, Switzerland
white thumnail 2007 “450 Woman have being murdered”, SAC Gallery, Stony Brook, NY, E.U.A.
Bio 7 2007 “Je t’aime beaucoup”, Villa Bernasconi, Geneva, Switzerland
Bio 8 2006 “Pour le droit de vivre en paix”, Centre Culturel Les Chiroux, Liege, Belgium
Bio 10 2004 “Patchwork, memorias del cuerpo”, Centro Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago, Chile
Bio 11 2003 “Exquisite emigrants”, Maus Hábitos, Porto, Portugal
Bio 12 2000 “Female Fusion”, the Artery Project, Ashford, U.K.
Bio 13 1997 “XX”, Centro Cultural Contreras, Mexico City
Bio 14 1997 “3rd Exhibition of Installations”, Ex-Teresa Arte Alternativo, Mexico City
Bio 15 1997 “Imaginary spaces”, Faculty of Philosophy and Literature, U.N.A.M., Mexico City
Bio 16 1997 “Dia|ogue Mexico-Tijuana”, Centro Cultural de Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
Bio 17 1997 “Nativities”, La Panaderia, Mexico City
Bio 18 1996 “México Develado”, Centro Cultural Isidro Favela, Mexico City
Bio 19 1995 “No soy Puto”, Curated by Rodrigo Aldana and Rubén Gallo, Col. Roma, Mexico City
Bio 20 1995 “Photo”, La Panaderia, Mexico City
1995 “Hogar Dulce Hogar”, La Panaderia, Mexico City
1995 “The League of the Injustice”, La Panaderia, Mexico City.
Bio 23 1994 “lnstallations”, Melanie Smith’ workshop, Mexico City.
Bio 24 1994 “Chronologies”, Temístocles 44, Mexico City.
Bio 25 1993 “Re-visando a Siqueiros’, Sala de Arte Publico Siqueiros, Mexico City.

PUBLICATIONS

Personal 2009 PERSONAL, published by FONDART.
Bio 26 2005 “La Panaderia”, Turner Editors.