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Julieta García Vazquez SAM ART PROJECTS Resident

The Argentinian artist Julieta García Vazquez develops group projects answering to specific contexts, be they social, urbanistic or environmental. She imagines actions and collaborations that waver between the need to answer to a situation and the possibility to let poetry and utopias emerge. Preserving, transmitting, reactivating and imagining lie at the origin of each project, thought out collectively, for example bringing together the inhabitants of a neighbourhood, a social-professional category or the fringes of a particular population.

In Julieta García Vazquez’s work, the collaborative form is an aid for reflexion about society, its organisation and possibilities. In 2005, she cofounded the Rosa Chancho group of artists and the exhibition space of the same name in Buenos Aires. Through its numerous interventions and experiments, the group examines exhibition forms, the fields of creation and group actions. In her personal work, Julieta García Vazquez shifts away from the exhibition format and develops her research from encounters and exchanges. While the projects she sets into motion sometimes produce documents or objects, she develops her artistic practice on the margins of any form of materiality or depiction. 

In the context of her SAM ART Projects residency, the artist has conceived a group project based on bread. In association with bakers and poets, she is proposing phases mingling the making of bread and a reflexion about its symbols, its history and its issues linked to contemporary matters.

Curator: Adélaïde Blanc

 

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From 22/06/2018 to 30/07/2018

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Julieta García Vazquez

Born in 1978 in Argentina, Julieta García Vazquez lives and works in Buenos Aires. She studied at the Escuela de Fotografia Andy Goldstein in Buenos Aires and made a one year exchange at the Parson School of Design in New York. In particular, she has carried out projects with the Casa del Bicentenario (Buenos Aires, 2017), the Van Abbemuseum in Holland (from 2012 to 2016) and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes of Argentina (2014). Julieta García Vazquez is a founder member of the Rosa Chancho group of artists (set up in 2005), with which she has produced numerous group exhibitions in Argentina, and participated in the Moscow International Biennale For Young Art in 2012.