Who's in town? Mariana Castillo Deball


OCTOBER 22, 2019 19.00

Parergon Berlin 2014 2014'te Berlin'deki Hamburger Bahnhof'ta düzenlenen <i>Parergon</i> sergisinden (Mariana Castillo Deball'in izniyle)
Installation view from the exhibition Parergon at Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, 2014 (Courtesy Mariana Castillo Deball)
Walk-in Cinema

Exploring “biographies of things” in her artistic practice, Mariana Castillo Deball will talk about her latest project around the history of evolution, taking her exhibition Replaying Life’s Tape—recently opened at MUMA in Melbourne—as a starting point. The artist will also discuss the 2014 project Parergon at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart in Berlin, which included the research on the history of German-Ottoman archaeological exchanges and the role that Osman Hamdi Bey played in the negotiations.

This public talk will be held in English.

Mexico-born, Berlin-based Mariana Castillo Deball works in in sculpture, printmaking, photography, drawing, and installation. She earned a Masters of Fine Art from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in 1997 and in 2003 completed a post-graduate program at the Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht. In 2011 she completed the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Residency in Berlin. Awarded the Prix de Rome, Amsterdam (2004), Zurich Art Prize (2012), Henry Moore Fellowship (2012), and the Preis der Nationalgalerie für Junge Kunst (2013), she has had solo exhibitions at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2004); Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City (2006); Chisenhale Gallery, London (2013); and Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2014). Her work has been included in the Shanghai Biennale (2008), Athens Biennial (2009), Venice Biennale (2011); documenta (2012), and São Paulo Biennial (2016).