EDUCATION 

2016  Master of Fine Arts in Studio: Fibres and Material Studies, Concordia University, Montréal, QC, Canada                                                                  

2011  Interdisciplinary Bachelor in Fine Arts, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS, Canada

2009  Advanced Diploma in Fine Arts, Fanshawe College London, ON, Canada

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions

2021   The Novels of Elsewhere (Episode 4): Camouflaged Screams ,(Collaboration with Santiago Tavera),

            Multimedia installation, OPTICA – Un centre d'art contemporain, Montréal, Canada.

2020   The Novels of Elsewhere (Episode 5): If I saw you, I don’t remember,(Collaboration with Santiago Tavera),

            Multimedia installation and performance, Montréal Arts Interculturels, Montréal, Canada.

2018   The Novels of Elsewhere (Episode 3) Live Despecho, (Collaboration with Santiago Tavera), Multimedia

            installation and performance, 17th International Images Festival, Manizales, Colombia.

2015   Introspective Landscapes Exhibition, (Collaboration with Danica Olders), Installation and performance,

            Nuit Blanche, Montréal, Canada.

2011   Selfish Bitch, Textile installation, Residencia Corazón, La Plata, Argentina.

 

Group Exhibitions

2022   (Upcoming) Place Publique, Three Licks, Public installation, Fonderie Darling, Montréal, Canada.

2021   Resonances du Réel, The Novels of Elsewhere (Episode 1): When the River Sings, Stones It Brings (Collaboration

           with Santiago Tavera), Multimedia installation, Maison de la Culture Claude-Léveillée, Montréal, Canada.

2018   Ser/Viniendo, Textile installation and performance, TAP, Montréal, Canada.

2018 ​  Code:Corps, The Novels of Elsewhere (Episode 3) Live Despecho, (Collaboration with Santiago Tavera),    

            Multimedia installation and performance, HTMLles Festival by Ada-X, Articule, Montréal, Canada.

2018   Returning to the Present: A Textile Exhibition, Empaquetada, Installation and performance, Cultural Institute of

            Mexico, Montréal, Canada.

2016   Fall Program Exhibition, Word of the Pig, Video installation, Never Apart, Montréal, Canada.

2015   Visitations, POE Radio, Installation and radio broadcast, FOFA Gallery, Montréal, Canada.

2013   Emergent Sculptors Exhibition, Textile installation, Sculptors Society of Canada, Toronto, Canada.

2013   Latin American Exhibit, Textile installation and performance, The Arts Project, London, Canada.

2012   Art Basel, Textile installation, Solange Guez Arte Contemporaneo Gallery, Aqua Hotel, Miami, USA.

2012   EGGO Art Fair, Textile sculpture, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2012   Jardín de las Delicias, Curation, Solange Guez Arte Contemporaneo Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2012   Not for Sale, Textile Sculpture, Forest City Gallery, London, Canada.

 

Performances and Screenings

2021   The Novels of Elsewhere (Episode 4): Camouflaged Screams ,(Collaboration with Santiago Tavera), Video,

            Printemps Numérique, Montréal, Canada/ Brussels, Belgium.

2020   HOMX LUDENS, Public Performance, Centre d’exposition Lethbridge, Montréal, Canada.

2019   VAN GO Collection, (Collaboration with Danica Olders), Performance, 25th Wiggle Festival, Musée des

            Beaux Arts, Montréal, Canada.

2019   A-5H1, (Collaboration with Paz Ramírez Larrain), Short Film, Images Festival, Toronto, Canada.

2016   Word of the Pig, Performance, Mainline Theatre, Montréal, Canada.

2015   VAN GO Intervention, (Collaboration with Danica Olders), Performance, 4th Fresh Meat Theatre Festival, Arts Court,

           Ottawa, Canada.

2014   Lets Jump to the Moon and We Will for Sure Land on Some Star, Performance of ROSA BEAR Collective,  

            Recodromo Theatre, Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia.

 

 

PEDAGOGICAL EXPERIENCE

2017-Present  Head of Wardrobe, Theatre Department, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada.

2015                 Part time instructor, Fine Arts Department, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada

                          FBRS 240: Introduction to Fibres Structures

2013- 2015     Teacher Assistant, Fine Arts Department, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada 

                          FBRS 240 Fibres Structures

                          FBRS 397 Topics in Fibre Structures – UpCycling strategies

                          FBRS 361 Intermediate Textile Print & Dye

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2020-2021  Board member of administrative council , La Centrale artist-run centre, Montréal, Canada.

 

WORKSHOPS

2019   New Media Dramaturgy, Presented with Santiago Tavera and Milton Riaño, Theatre Department,

            Concordia University, Montréal, Canada.

2019   Virtual Hyper-Naturalisms, Presented with Santiago Tavera and Milton Riaño, 18th International Image   

            Festival, Manizales, Colombia.

2018   EMPAQUETADA: Exploring the performativity of women in the work space, Presented with Marcela

            Borquez, Cultural Institute of Mexico, Montréal, Canada.

2018   Shapes in Space: Drawing and Performance workshop, Fine Arts Department, Fanshawe College, London,

            Canada.

2017   Projected Narratives of Being and Belonging, Presented with Santiago Tavera and Anthony Head, 

            23rd International Symposium on Electronic Art/XV International Image Festival, Manizales, Colombia.                                      

 

RESIDENCIES AND SEMINARS

2022   (Upcoming) Viafarini Residency, Milan, Italy.

2019   Casa Na Ilha Residency, Ilhabela, Sao Paolo, Brasil.

2019   Conversations on Performance Seminar, Festival TransAmériques, Montréal, Canada.

2015   Scoring Philosophy: How to Choreograph Thought via Conversation, Action & Movement Seminar,

            Concordia  University, Montréal, Canada.       

2015   Visitations Residency, FOFA Gallery, Montréal, Canada.

2012   Research on Jalq’a Weaving, Ministry of Tourism, Bolivia.

2011   Corazón Residency, La Plata, Argentina.              

 

ARTIST TALKS

2021   OPTICA–Un centre d'art contemporain,(Presented with Santiago Tavera and Shauna Janssen), Montréal,Canada.

2021   Hybrida Weavings of Weavings: A Conversation, Virtual round table discussion on textiles and new media based 

            on the work of Amor Muñoz, (Presented with Santiago Tavera), General Consulate of Mexico in collaboration with

            Art Souterrain, Montréal, Canada.

2019   Virtual and Corporeal dislocation, (Presented with Santiago Tavera), 18th International Image  

            Festival, Manizales, Colombia.

2019   Virtual and Corporeal dislocation, (Presented with Santiago Tavera), PULSE Salón, Performative Urbanism Lab,

            Concordia University, Montréal, Canada.

2018   Fine Arts Department, Fanshawe College, London, Canada. 

2014   Fibres Talk Series, Fine Arts Department, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada.

2014   Fibres and Material Practices Exchange, Visual arts department, SAIC, Chicago, USA.

2012   Fine Arts Department, Fanshawe College, London, Canada.    

2011   Visual Arts Department, National University of La Plata, La Plata, Argentina.

 

PUBLISHED MENTIONS

2021  Cécilia Bracmort, Exhibition review, Vie des Arts magazine, «https://viedesarts.com/en/reviews-en/immersion-

           dans-un-monde-de-paradoxes-a-optica/».

2019  Canadian Art, Exhibition agenda, «https://canadianart.ca/agenda/the-novels-of-elsguer-episode-5-if-i-

           saw- you-i-dont-remember-laura-acosta-santiago-tavera/».

2018  Nuria Carton de Grammont et Tatiana Navallo. « Poétiques du déplacement dans la pratique  

           performative latino-québécoise », Vues transversales. Panorama de la scène artistique latino- 

           québécoise, Mariza Rosales Argonza (éd.), Montréal : Les Éditions du CIDIHCA / La fondation LatinArte,

           2018, p. 173-223.

2018  Tina Lamm, Virtual Gaze, Online essay, «http://articule.org/en/article/virtual-gaze».

2018  Tammer El-Sheikh, Exhibition review, Akimbo Blog, «http://www.akimbo.ca/akimblog/?id=1370».

2018  Canadian Art, Exhibition agenda, «https://canadianart.ca/agenda/performances-ser-viniendo-be-

           coming-de-venir/».

2018  Ixchel Ledesma, Returning to the Present: A Textile Exhibition, Curatorial essay, Terremoto Magazine,

           «https://terremoto.mx/regresando-al-presente-un-acercamiento-al-textil/».

 

AWARDS

2021   Creation Grant (with Santiago Tavera), Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. 

2021   Digital Now Grant (with OPTICA – Un centre d'art contemporain and Santiago Tavera), The Canada Council for the Arts.

2020   Concept to Realization Grant (with Santiago Tavera), The Canada Council for the Arts.

2019   Travel Grant (Arts Abroad), The Canada Council for the Arts.

2019   Vivacité Grant (with Santiago Tavera), Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. 

2019   Concept to Realization Grant (with Santiago Tavera), The Canada Council for the Arts.

2019   Travel Grant (Arts Abroad), The Canada Council for the Arts.

2018   Travel Grant (Arts Abroad), The Canada Council for the Arts.

2014   Project realization Grant, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University.

2014   Travel Grant, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University.

2013   Artist of the year, Latin American Culture Committee of London Ontario.

2013   First price recipient of Emergent Sculptors Exhibition, Sculptors Society of Canada.