Javier Téllez and Doris Salcedo
Consecutive translation by editor Monica de la Torre Monday, March 22 6:00 pm Free admission
In this conversation, part of the Vis-à-vis Series: Dialogues between Artists, Curators, and Critics from the Western Hemisphere, Téllez and Salcedo will discuss their work, artistic visions, and other relevant issues to contemporary art and culture.
Doris Salcedo was born in 1958 in Bogota, Colombia; where she continues to live and work. Salcedo is one of the most internationally reputed contemporary artists, her work has been seen in solo and group exhibitions around the world, including: Tate Gallery, London (2007); Museu Serralves, Porto (2006); 8th Istanbul Biennial (2003); Documenta XI, Kassel (2002); the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1999) and the XXIV Bienal de São Paulo (1998) amongst many others. Salcedo received a grant from the Penny McCall Foundation in 1993, and a Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Grant in 1995.
Javier Téllez was born in Valencia, Venezuela, in 1969, and currently lives and works in New York. A key and respected figure in the contemporary art world, Téllez's work has been shown at solo and group exhibitions including: Whitney Biennial, New York (2008); Baltic Art Centre, Visby, Sweden (2007); Aspen Art Museum (2006); The Power Plant Gallery, Toronto (2005); Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York (2005); Bienal Iberoamericana de Lima, Peru (2002); and the 49th Venice Biennale (2001).
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