puerto rico, 1986

Sofía Gallisá Muriente

Sofía Gallisá Muriente is a visual artist who works with multiple approaches to documentation, delving into the subjectivity of historical narratives and examining formal and informal archives, popular imaginaries and visual culture. She has been an artist-in-residence at Museo La Ene (Argentina), Alice Yard (Trinidad & Tobago), Solar (Tenerife) and Catapult, as well as a fellow of the Flaherty Seminar, the Smithsonian Institute, TEOR/éTica and NALAC. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Art in America, Terremoto, Hyperallergic and other publications. He has exhibited at the Whitney Biennial, the Queens Museum, ifa Galerie in Berlin, MALBA in Argentina and CCA Glasgow, and in Puerto Rican galleries such as Km 0.2, El Lobi, Diagonal and Embajada. From 2014 to 2020 she was co-director of Beta-Local, an organization dedicated to fostering knowledge exchange and transdisciplinary practices in Puerto Rico.  She currently participates in the Puerto Rican Arts Initiative and the USC Civic Media Fellowship.

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