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Candelilla, Coatlicue, and the Breathing Machine Candelilla, Coatlicue, and the Breathing Machine

Candelilla, Coatlicue, and the Breathing Machine

Beatriz Cortez, Candice Lin and Fernando Palma Rodríguez

Ballroom Marfa Marfa, Texas, USA April 5, 2019 – September 8, 2019

Ballroom Marfa presents Candelilla, Coatlicue, and the Breathing Machine, an exhibition with newly commissioned and existing works by Beatriz Cortez, Candice Lin, and Fernando Palma Rodríguez. The title refers to a facet of each artist’s sculptural contribution to the show, which range from wax pours to robotic storytellers to provisional shelters and beyond. The disparate

Fernando Palma Rodríguez, Xipetotec (2018). Stone metates, electronic circuits and sensors. Courtesy the artist, Ballroom Marfa, and House of Gaga Photo by Alex Marks Beatriz Cortez, One Hundred and Four Point Hood Shield (2019). Steel, car hood sections, zip ties. Courtesy the artist, Ballroom Marfa, and Commonwealth and Council Commissioned by Ballroom Marfa Photo by

Made in L.A. 2018, at Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA Made in L.A. 2018, at Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Made in L.A. 2018, at Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

By Carribean Fragoza Los Angeles, California, USA 06/03/2018 – 09/02/2018

Imaginemos Cosas Chingonas: Astonishment and vision in Made in L.A. 2018 Think back to the last time you were astonished by something. I mean genuinely, viscerally astonished so that you felt gripped or overwhelmed in spite of yourself. Astonishment at an art show for the regular art-goer, like blushing for a correteadx, is hard to

Beatriz Cortez, vista de instalación, Made in L.A. 2018, 3 de junio – 2 de septiembre, 2018, Hammer Museum, Los Ángeles. Foto: Brian Forrest. Imagen cortesía de Hammer Museum. Imaginemos cosas chingonas: asombro y visión en Made in L.A. 2018 Piensa en la última vez que te asombró algo. Me refiero a estar asombrado genuinamente,

Hyperobjects: Group show at Ballroom Marfa, Texas, USA Hyperobjects: Group show at Ballroom Marfa, Texas, USA

Hyperobjects: Group show at Ballroom Marfa, Texas, USA

By Saúl Hernández-Vargas Marfa, Texas, USA 04/13/2018 – 11/04/2018

The desert, neither uninhabited nor alone: Notes on Hyperobjects, curated by Timothy Morton and Laura Copelin For Cristina Compared to their Chinese and Mesoamerican counterparts, western astronomers were late in observing a wide range of celestial phenomena. It wasn’t until the sixteenth century that Nicolaus Copernicus, drawing on discoveries made by Arab astronomers at the

Emilija Skarnulyte, Sirenomelia, 2018. Video, único canal HD, loop. Imagen cortesía de la artista y Ballroom Marfa. Foto: Alex Marks El desierto, ni deshabitado ni solo: notas sobre Hyperobjects, curada por Timothy Morthon y Laura Copelin Para Cristina A diferencia de los astrónomos chinos, y mesoamericanos, los astrónomos occidentales tardaron en observar la gran variedad de fenómenos

Hallstat Hallstat

Hallstat

Curated by Maria do Carmo M. P. de Pontes and Kiki Mazzucchelli

Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel - Galpão São Paulo, Brazil 12/10/2016 – 02/10/2017

Artists: Alexandre da Cunha, Tamara Henderson, Tobias Hoffknecht, Iman Issa, Oliver Laric, Candice Lin, Manoela Medeiros, Mauro Restiffe, Joshua Sex, Amie Siegel, Daniel Sinsel, Caragh Thuring Hallstatt takes the notion of duality as the starting point for a reflection on the meaning of repetition of signs, images and forms in the contemporary context. The idea of duality has structured

Exhibition view, 2016. Courtesy of Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo. Exhibition view, 2016. Courtesy of Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo. Exhibition view, 2016. Courtesy of Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo. Artists: Alexandre da Cunha, Tamara Henderson, Tobias Hoffknecht, Iman Issa, Oliver Laric, Candice Lin, Manoela Medeiros, Mauro Restiffe, Joshua Sex, Amie Siegel, Daniel Sinsel, Caragh

The Mountain

The Mountain

Candice Lin

Commonwealth and Council Los Angeles, California, USA 11/19/2016 – 01/07/2017

There was a painting of a mountain that hung in the hallway of my childhood. Every evening it would berate me as I lay in my bed, like a cockroach, unable to rise. It called me a silly girl, a cupcake, a deformed puppy, a toenail, and a rock. It told me I was sick

Candice Lin, The mountain, 2016, installation view. Courtesy of the artist, Ghebaly Gallery, and Commonwealth and Council. Photo Ruben Diaz. Candice Lin, Petrification, detail. Courtesy of the artist, Ghebaly Gallery, and Commonwealth and Council. Photo Ruben Diaz. Candice Lin, Putrefaction, 2016, acrylicepoxy resin, dried plant material, 49 ¼ x 59 x 29 ½ inches. Courtesy

Un reino de las horas Un reino de las horas

Un reino de las horas

Curated by Robert Leckie and Miguel A. López

TEOR/éTica San José, Costa Rica 10/19/2016 – 02/25/2017

  Artists: Peggy Ahwesh (USA), Benvenuto Chavajay (Guatemala), Wilson Díaz (Colombia), Walterio Iraheta (El Salvador), Nilbar Güres (Turkey/Austria), William E Jones (USA), Pedro Lemebel (Chile), Candice Lin and Patrick Staff (USA/UK), Sidsel Meineche Hansen (Denmark), Priscilla Monge (Costa Rica), Andrés Pereira Paz (Bolivia), Emilia Prieto (Costa Rica), Marton Robinson (Costa Rica), Cecilia Vicuña (Chile) and

Vista de exhibición / Exhibition view: Un Reino de las Horas – Sala 02 de TEORéTica [A Kingdom of Hours – Room 02 TEOR/eTica]. 2016. Cortesía/ Courtesy: TEOR/éTica. Crédito de la foto/ Photo credit: Daniela Morales L.Vista de exhibición / Exhibition view: Un Reino de las Horas – Sala 01 de Lado V de TEORéTica

Please have enough acid in the dish! Please have enough acid in the dish!

Please have enough acid in the dish!

Organized by Vinny Dotolo

M+B Los Angeles, California, USA 07/07/2016 – 09/02/2016

Artists: Harold Ancart, Alex Becerra, Louise Bonnet, Derek Paul Boyle, Matthew Brandt, Greg Colson, Bjorn Copeland, Cameron Crone, Awol Erizku, Kim Fisher, Samara Golden, Rives Granade, Joel Kyack, Dwyer Kilcollin, Friedrich Kunath, Shio Kusaka, Candice Lin, Nevine Mahmoud, Josh Mannis, Calvin Marcus, Max Maslansky, Joshua Nathanson, Claire Nereim, Ariana Papademetropoulos, Ana Prvacki, Sean Raspet, Charles Ray, Fay Ray, Ed Ruscha, Adam Silverman, Marisa Takal, Kenneth Tam, Paul Pascal Theriault, Charlie White, Chase Wilson, Jonas Wood, Eric Yahnker Please have enough acid in the dish! explores the intersections between food, daily life and

Artists: Harold Ancart, Alex Becerra, Louise Bonnet, Derek Paul Boyle, Matthew Brandt, Greg Colson, Bjorn Copeland, Cameron Crone, Awol Erizku, Kim Fisher, Samara Golden, Rives Granade, Joel Kyack, Dwyer Kilcollin, Friedrich Kunath, Shio Kusaka, Candice Lin, Nevine Mahmoud, Josh Mannis, Calvin Marcus, Max Maslansky, Joshua Nathanson, Claire Nereim, Ariana Papademetropoulos, Ana Prvacki, Sean Raspet, Charles Ray, Fay Ray, Ed Ruscha, Adam Silverman, Marisa Takal, Kenneth Tam, Paul Pascal Theriault, Charlie White, Chase Wilson, Jonas Wood, Eric Yahnker Please have enough acid in the dish! explores the intersections between food, daily life and