Opening Reception: Saturday, October 15 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Liliana Bloch Gallery is proud to present in Dallas the work of Regina José Galindo. Galindo was born in Guatemala City, where she currently lives and works. Her work explores the universal ethical implications of social injustice, discrimination related to race, gender and other abuses involved in the unequal power relations that operate in our current society.
Regina José Galindo has participated in events such as the 54, 53, 51 and 49th Venice Biennale. XI International Biennial of Cuenca. 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts of Ljubljana. The Sharjah Biennial. Pontevedra Biennial 2010. 17th Biennale of Sydney. II Moscow Biennale. First Auckland Triennial. Venice-Istanbul. First Biennial of Art and Architecture Canary Islands. IV Bienal de Valencia. Third Biennial of Albania. Prague Biennale II. Third Biennial of Lima.
Galindo received the Golden Lion at the 51st Venice Biennale in 2005, the young artist category for her work Who can erase the traces and Hymenoplasty. In 2011 receives the Prince Claus Award from the Netherlands for her ability to transform personal anger and injustice into powerful public events that require a response that disrupts the ignorance and complacency to approach the experience of others.
In 2011 the artist also wins the grand prize at the 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana. In 2010 the first prize in Juannio Guatemala. In 2007 the first prize in the V edition of Imagen Inquieta Madco, Costa Rica. She has received residencies as Trebecise Casttle, Cz., In Paris with space LePlateau, in San Antonio Texas with ArtPace and a grant for projects from CIFO Miami.
Galindo is also a poet. In 1998 she received the Award for Poetry from the Myrna Mack Foundation. Her texts are part of several anthologies and magazines, and in 1996 Coloquia Foundation published Personal e intransmisible. In 2016,Ediciones de el Pensativo published Telarañas, Regina José Galindo's first book of poetry.
Her work is part of collections such as Centre Pompidou, the Guggenheim’s Collection, the Tate Modern at Essex, Pricenton Universtity, MEIAC in Spain, Fondazione Teseco at Pisa, Italy, the Fondazione Galleria Civica at Trento, Italy, MMKA at Budapest, Hungary, the Counseling of Murcia in Spain, the Foundation Mallorca in Spain, the Rivoli Museum of Torino in Italy, the Daros Foundation in Switzerland, the Blanton Museum in Texas, The Gaia Collection, the UBS Art Collection, Miami Art Museum, Fontanal Cisneros, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Costa Rica, Madco.