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Luis Guerra
  • 46, Male
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
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Website
http://www.luisguerra.net
Relationship status
married
College / University
Universidad de Chile
Program / Degree
Master in Visual Arts
Member type
Artist
If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Conceptual, Drawing, Event, Installation, Painting, Performance, Video
I am...
Luis Guerra, poet, painter, and cartoonist, (1974).
Master in Visual Arts, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile 2002.
BA in Fine Arts, Universidad de Chile, 2000.
"I live and work as a nomad. My home is my partner."
With studies in Visual Arts (Painting and Sculpture), History of Art, Modern and Contemporary Latin American Poetry, Continental Philosophy, Performance Art, Laws, Andean Music, Latin American Films (60's, 70's, 80's) and Tarot of Marseille (since 1994 till now). Teacher of Art at several Universities in Chile between 1999-2008. Cultural adviser for Chilean Governmental Institutions between 2002-2007.
Luis Guerra has been awarded by: DIVA 2009, The Danish International Art Council; The Canada Council for the Arts 2009 International Program; Municipality of Bergen, Norway (through Flaggfabrikken Center of Photography and Arts International Residency Program 2008), DIRAC 2008 and 2003 by Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Government of Chile, FONDART 2002 Ministry of Culture-Government of Chile. Also, he has been guest artist for International Guest Artist Studio, Hamburg City, Germany; International Residency Program at Flaggfabriken Photography and Image Center, Bergen, Norway; International Residency Program at Darling Foundry, Montreal, Canada; International Residency Program Aarhus City, Denmark.
Since 1998 he has exhibited his work in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Canada, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Norway, Belgium, New Zealand and China. His work has also been exhibited at ArteBA 2008 (Buenos Aires Art Fair); Liste Young Art Fair, Basel 2008; CIGE, Beijing, China, 2008.
About my artwork
"My work is a critical-analytical micro-desire procedure of thinking. My art has been mainly based on performance the last 10 years. Since the beginning of 2009 I've been painting again. In November 2009 I have published my first comic. Currently I am working in an art project based on conceptual displacements and critical painting".
Artists I like
anselm kiefer, luc tuymans, jason rhoades, paul mcarthy, paula cobo, eugenio dittborn, nadin ospina, los super elegantes, gaston perisco, tracey emin, mark wallinger
Interests
za-zen, visual arts, performances, video-games
Centre of the artworld:
London, LA, Berlin, another city

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Felicidade, next exhibition at Polinesia Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil,

FELICIDADE –

UMA EXPOSIÇÃO DE LUIS GUERRA

by Sergio Couto, 2008



O QUE SÃO ESTAS PALAVRAS SENÃO A TRADUÇÃO DE IDÉIAS. OBJETOS ORTOGRÁFICOS JUNTADOS NUMA SEQUÊNCIA LÓGICA OU NÃO (ORTOGRÁFICOS OU SEQUÊNCIA NUMA OBJETOS NÃO JUNTADOS LÓGICA). PODEM SER REARANJADOS, REAGRUPADOS REESCRITOS, RENOVADOS, REINTERPRETADOS, RESTITUIDOS, REVIVIDOS RECORDADOS, REINVENTADOS.... NA VERDADE, TALVEZ SEJA MAIS IMPORTANTE O QUE ESSAS PALAVRAS NÃO DIZEM DO QUE O QUE ELAS DIZEM. TUDO EXISTE E NÃO… Continue

Posted on May 2, 2008 at 21:06

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At 12:17 on September 17, 2008, Zosia said…
Hi Luis,

there are some exiting news from Warsaw, Capital of Poland; let's see what artists are doing there:

http://www.nogagaleria.com/artists/turek_gas_news.html

and also check directly on Marzena's website: http://www.turekgas.com/ - her skate-painting actions are already famous! a lot of fun

regards

zosia
At 23:47 on May 4, 2008, Khairy Hirzalla said…
Hi Luis,
Happy to meet person like you,
enjoyed looking at your web page,
Best wishes.

At 7:56 on March 7, 2008, Dimitrios said…
space, and sound, and visual sense.

and emotions, and your body stops working for seconds.
At 19:45 on February 18, 2008, Ainhoa Art said…
Hey Luis :) Thank you for your kind comments and for accepting my friend request! I went into your site and I particularly like your paintings. Your hand is strong. Keep up the good work. Feel free to stop by any time you like.

A.
At 17:49 on February 18, 2008, carlos farinha said…
Great works, i hope one day i can see live yours performances and works.

I believe in you !
At 20:19 on February 12, 2008, Yu-Honglei & Guan-xiao said…
thanx for add !
At 15:35 on February 12, 2008, artreview.com said…
Hi Luis,

Welcome to artreview.com. Thankyou for sharing your work with us. It would be great to see some more...

Hope you enjoy the site. Also, check out ArtReview:Digital -- it's ArtReview magazine on your screen every month, and it's FREE
 
 
 

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