Florencia Levy prepares a video-instalation Project based on her international residences
The artist was awarded a grant from the FNA Grant 2017 to work on a video project installation that is based on interviews with people and their memories of specific public buildings in Buenos Aires.
Florencia Levy was awarded a grant from the Fondo Nacional de las Artes Bicentennial Grant 2017 to work on a video project installation that is based on interviews with people and their memories of specific public buildings in Buenos Aires. This work is part of the larger projects undertaken recently in Shanghai and Jerusalem during the residency at Art Cube Artists Studios Jerusalem (October-November, 2016) and the Swatch Art Residency Program Shanghai (March-June, 2016).
Florencia Levy is an artist based in Buenos Aires. Her research is based on interdisciplinary practices that focus on community participation while exploring different forms of subjectivities related to the Public Space. Her work crosses mediums ranging from site-specific installations, film and photography to collaborative projects, painting and publications that engage in specific political and social situations in relation to history and memory.
She has participated in artist-in-residence programs in institutions such as the POLIN Museum in Warsaw (2015), Sapporo AIR in Japan (2012), Gyeonggi Creation Center in South Korea (2010), Batiscafo Residency in Havana (2010), Taipei Artist Village (2009) and Centraltrack The University of Dallas at Texas Art Residency Program (2008). She has received numerous awards and fellowships including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2015-2016). Her work has been shown at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires, the Museum of Modern Art in Moscow, Arko Art Centre in Seoul; Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt; Museum of Contemporary Art in Tamaulipas, Mexico; National Museum of Fine Arts in Santiago; Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre in Hong Kong, among others.