Bio

Born in Lima, 1980. Lives and works between Lima and Mexico City.

CONTACT

xgarridolecca@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2003 -2004

  • MA Fine Arts, Byam Shaw School of Art at Central Saint Martins, London, UK

2001 – 2002

  • Post-Graduate Course Fine Arts, Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK

1997 – 2001

  • BA Fine Arts, Catholic University of Peru, Lima, Peru

RESIDENCIES

2012

  • LARA (Latin American Roaming Art) project, Asiaciti Trust, Honda, Colombia

2016

  • FLAAC, Workplace for visual artists, Genk, Belgium
  • 30 Ateliers internationaux residency, Frac de Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, Nantes, France

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

  • Smoke Architecture, 80m2 Livia Benavides, Lima, Peru
  • Solo Project LISTE – Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
  • Toma de tierra, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
  • Solo Project PARC, Lima, Peru

2014

  • Los Suelos, MATE – Mario Testino Museum, Lima, Peru
  • Solo Project ARTBO, Bogotá, Colombia

2013

  • Los Suelos, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
  • Solo Project Pinta, Pinta Art Fair, London, UK

2012

  • Vamos Festival, MIMA – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, UK
  • Paisaje Antrópico, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK

2011

  • El Porvenir, Mimmo Scognamiglio, Milan, Italy
  • Solo project Frame – Frieze Art Fair, London, UK

2010

  • The Followers, Civic Room, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

        • Why are we afraid of sunsets? Gdansk City Gallery, Gdansk, Poland
        • Notes from a metis worker’s notebook from the future, Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, Nantes, France
        • Divagation, Y Gallery, New York, USA
        • 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
        • Territorio, povoaçao, C. LAB Mercosul, Sao Paulo, Brasil
        • Histories of a Vanishing Present: A Prologue, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, USA

2015

      • A Sense of Place, featuring the collection of Jorge Pérez, Mana Contemporary, Miami, USA
      • Intervenciones, Proyecto AMIL, Lima, Perú
      • United States of Latin America, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), Detroit, USA
      • 10th Mercosul Biennial Messages from a New America, Porto Alegre, Brazil
      • MDE15, Local Stories, Global practices, Museum of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
      • Adquisiciones y donaciones 2012-2014, Museum of Art Lima MALI, Lima, Peru
      • Balance sheets, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2014

      • Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine
      • Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento (BIM), Buenos Aires, Argentina
      • Bienal de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
      • The Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum (CAFAM) Biennial, Beijing, China
      • Ir para Volver, 12 Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador

2013

      • ICASTICA 2013 – International Biennale of Art, Arezzo, Italy
      • Paraíso en Blanco, 80m2 Livia Benavides, Lima, Perú
      • LARA (Latin American Roaming Art) project. NC Arte, Bogotá, Colombia

2012

      • Remesas: Flujos Simbólicos / movilidades de capital, El Centro Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Perú.
      • The Curator’s Egg. Altera Pars, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK

2011

      • No Color in Your Cheeks Unless the Wind Lashes Your Face, Online Exhibition, curated by Timothée Chaillou
      • Newspeak: British Art Now, The Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
      • What?, Galleria Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Milan, Italy

2010

      • Identity Theft, Mimmo Scognamiglio, Milan, Italy
      • Newspeak: British Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2009

      • Plus, Volume Projects, London, UK
      • Tail Devourer, Bash Studios, London, UK

2008

      • Culture Clash, Working Rooms, London, UK

2007

      • The Gunslinger and Other True Stories, AA Galleries, Berlin, Germany
      • Weimar, Cordy House, London, UK
      • The Princess and the Absent Fan, V22, London, UK
      • W. S. Bartlett: A Retrospective, W.S. Bartlett, London, UK

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016

  • Artnexus #100, Ana Folguera, March 2016

2015

  • El cultural, “La tierra y el rayo”, Elena Vozmediano, December 2015
  • Luces, El Comercio, “Humo y ladrillos”, April 2015
  • Arte al día, “Modernidades Periféricas”, Max Hernández Calvo, issue # 149
  • L’Officiel México, Arde Latinoamérica, edited by Pablo León de la Barra, February 2015

2014

  • Harper’s Bazar Art, November 2014, pp. 19–23
  • Colección Hochschild, Lima, Perú, ed. by Alessandra de Osma and Isabel Miró Quesada
  • Ir para Volver, 12 Bienal de Cuenca, Fundación Municipal Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador.
  • Somos Magazine Perú, June 2014, pp. 82
  • El Comercio – Luces, “Propuesta para tejer tradición y modernidad”, June 2014
  • BIACI Bienal de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

2013

  • “Harper’s Bazaar: Agenda”, Harper’s Bazaar, October 2013 Dolores Galindo, “El arte latinoamericano se pasea por la capital británica”
  • El Iberico, Pinta Art Fair special issue, 30th May 2013, pp. 15–16

2012

  • Pablo Leon de la Barra, “Ximena Garrido-Lecca at MIMA”, Centre for the Aesthetic Revolution, June 2012
  • Margherita Dessanay, “Postcards from a Transitional Space”, Elephant Magazine, issue #10, Spring
  • Sanctuary: Britain’s Artists and their Studios, ed. by Amirsadeghi, H., Thames&Hudson, London
  • Hobson’s Choice: Ximena Garrido-Lecca at Max Wigram Gallery, Contemporary Art Society
  • Dolores Galindo, El Ibérico, Contraste y simbolismo en reconocimiento a otras culturas, 17th April 2012

2011

  • Rachel Spence, Online interview “Ximena Garrido-Lecca prepares for Frieze”, http://arts-extra.ft.com/videos
  • Uscha Pohl, “The Progressive Walls. Ximena Garrido-Lecca”, VERY Magazine, issue n. 16
  • Pablo Leon de la Barra, Centre for Aesthetic Revolution, 14th January 2011
  • Fahrenheitº Contemporary Arts Magazine (published during Zona Maco, Mexico)
  • Tuesday Gutierrez, Interview with Ximena Garrido-Lecca, Momardi Blog, 1st June 2011
  • Ode to These, Blog, January 2011
  • The One Show, BBC ONE, 26th January 2011

2010

  • Joaquin Rabago, El País, Una pared de nichos en nueva exposición de Saatchi, 26th October 2010
  • James Lindley and Olivia Nairn, murmurart.com, Newspeak part II at The Saatchi Gallery, 25th November 2010
  • Helen Sumpter, British Art Now, Time Out online, 5th November 2010
  • The Telegraph, The British Art Show, Nottingham/ Newspeak II, Saatchi Gallery (review) 1st November 2010
  • Channel 4 News, Art Wars, 29th October 2010
  • Rachel Campell-Jonston, The Times Playlist, Newspeak: British Art Now Part II. 23rd-29th October 2010
  • Page 21
Artnet, 8th October 2010
  • Christina Sanders, thefourohfive.com Art Guide, 9th May 2010
  • Artnet, 14th April 2010