analia segal

United States
brooklyn, NY
born 1967 argentina
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A wall is the place where the human body entwines with its habitat. It is the arena where sensuality and rationalism coexists. This body of installations examines the relationship between the body and one's immediate surroundings. By manipulating the surface of a wall or tiles, I am transforming the architectural space into a locus for exploration. The fleshy quality they acquire as a result of this interaction reinforces the contrast between the transience of the body and the endurance of architecture. The subtle alterations in the nature of these architectural settings provoke and challenge our perceptual possibilities. I believe desire thraws our perception.

Each of the shapes I have created and used in the installations has a first name that I randomly selected based on the philosophical notion that a “thing” comes into existence after we name them. Therefore, they are non-fix identities but mirrors that simultaneously trigger memories while creating a unique relationship with each individual viewer.
I believe we transform the places we inhabit while they are transforming us; they become our caves, spaces for revelations.

SELECTED SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2005 Kobo Chika Gallery,Tokyo
2004 Plus Ultra Gallery, New York.
2003 Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires
Feminizing form?, Finesilver Gallery,.San Antonio
2002 Plus Ultra gallery.New York
2001 Instituto de Cooperacion Iberoamericana. Buenos Aires
2000 Rosenberg Gallery, New York
1998 Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires
1996 Argentine Consulate, New York
1988 Organization of American States, Buenos Aires

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2005 Plus Ultra Gallery, New York
2004 “Art on paper”, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
“Pedestrians” Bronx River Arts Center, New York.
2003 “SUBLIME" Galeria Animal, Santiago de Chile.
“ Finding Meaning in the Moving Image”, Gal Galou Gallery, New York
“Finding Meaning in the Moving Image”, ON gallery, Poland
2002 "Regarding Gloria",White Columns, New York
“AIM 22- Artists in the Marketplace”, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
"Ultimas Tendencias", Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires
2001 “Banco Nacion Prize”, Buenos Aires
“Site Specific 2001 exhibit”, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York
80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York.
2000 ”SEVEN”, Dumbo Arts Center, New York
1996 “Hugo del Carril”, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires
1995 “Premio Braque - Objetos” at Fundación Banco Patricios, Buenos Aires
“Centre de Recherche Imaginaire et Creation”,Chambery
“Sala de Espera”, Bariloche,Rio Negro
”Taller de Barracas”,Clasica y Moderna, Buenos Aires
1994 “Taller de Barracas ”, Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires
“A E I U O” Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires
1993 “Premio Braque(escultura) ”,Fundación Banco Patricios, Buenos Aires
“Bienal Arte Joven”,Sociedad Rural Argentina,Buenos Aires
1991 “Premio Hoesch”, Centro de Arquitectura y Comunicación, Buenos Aires

AWARDS

2004 Pollock-Krasner Foundation
New York Foundation for the Arts
First Prize 100% Tiles, London

1996 Antorchas Foundation

 
Artworks available from this artist:
Pinky
GRETEL
Installation 4 x 4 x 1 inches & lbs.