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El Acuerdo

An agreement with Mother Earth A dream that I managed to put into practice recently, but it took me 16 years, was the first one I had with my father after he died.[1] In that dream I was having problems with my papers (I was a…

Vuelo de ganza

Venue: Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, MéxicoDates: 1993Curator: Itala Schmeltz A series of collages created from a performance documentation about exile, shamanism and freedom for the exhibition Re-visando a Siqueiros, curated by Itala Schmeltz. For that exhibition Schmeltz invited us to translate the manifest Cómo se…

Los Visitantes

Venue: Agent Double, GenevaDates: May 2011Curator: Marisa Cornejo / Artists: Marisa Cornejo and Joaquin Luzoro “Los Visitantes” is a project about a series of encounters with representatives of the autochthonous communities that come to Geneva as a last resource to denounce their situation in the international…

El Milagro Chileno

Venue: Galería MetropolitanaDates: December 2009 – January 2010Curators: Ana María Saavedra and Luis Alarcón The exhibition EL MILAGRO CHILENO (THE CHILEAN MIRACLE) introduces a warning about the reality of Chilean daily life (unresolved basic rights and social blight), demonstrating the daily struggle to survive in a…

Loterie de la migration

A series of oil paintings done around the images of the game Loteria, a cards set from Mexico, where the artist plays with the images of the lottery as if migrants could predict or control their destiny.

Dossier sans suite

Venue: Standard/Deluxe, LausanneDates: september 2008Curators: Luz Muñoz and Tilo Steireif The project Dossier sans suite was curated by Luz Muñoz and Tilo Steireif and presented in the art space Standard/Deluxe, in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2008. For that project, I exhibited the 40 letters that shaped the immigrant…

Safe Haven / Refugio Seguro / Refuge Sûr

Venue: Espace Kugler, GenèveDates: september 2013Curator: Marisa Cornejo Safe Haven is a collective exhibition curated by Marisa Cornejo in Espace Kugler, Geneva, in September 2013, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Coup d’Etat in Chile.“…Precocious archaeologists of these ruins-in-the-making, indignant or stoical diagnosticians of defeat,…