Short Narrative Bio
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Silvina Arismendi was born in 1976 in Montevideo, Uruguay. In 2000, she received a scholarship to study in the Czech Republic, graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in 2007. Since 2003, she has exhibited in many European cities, as well as in Latin America. In 2007 she founded galería parásito/, which is a platform for for the cultural exchange between Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Vita
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Solo Shows

2013
Uno, Subte-Centro Municipal de Exposiciones, Montevideo, Uruguay
2011
Tres/Tri/Three, Galerie Ferdinanda Baumanna, Prague, Czech Republic
Uno, Subte-Centro Municipal de Exposiciones, Montevideo, Uruguay
2010
Dos, Espacio de Arte Comtemporáneo, Montevideo Uruguay
Uno, Project room with Harto____espacio in ARTBO, curated by Maria Iovino
Things named after numbers, PS122, Two-Person Exhibition, New York
2008
Part-time artist, Gallery AM180, Prague, Czech Republic
2007
Antajtl, Borivojova Experimental Space, Prague, Czech Republic
2006
Some girls wander by mistake, Galerie mladych,Brno,Czech Republic
2005
První jarní den, Galerie Eskort, Brno, Czech Republic
2004
Thanks for coming, Galerie im Alcatraz, Hallein, Austria
Jelenovi pivo nelej(Czech palindrome), Galerie Jeleni(with Eva Kotatkova), Prague, Czech Republic
2003
The things made by people, Galerie Jelení, Prague, Czech Republic

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Group Shows

2013
5X5 Castelló 2013, Premi Internacional d’art Contemporani, Espai d’art Contemporani, Castelló, Spain(Upcoming in October)
Poison Green, Czech Center New York , NYC
2012
Vistas, Contemporary art by Latin American artists, University of Maryland University College, Arts Program Gallery
2011
Prague Biennale 5, Prague, Czech Republic
2010
Now or Never, Rincón Projects, Bogotá, Colombia
Circulo de Bellas Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
2009
789 Beijing Biennale, Beijing, China
Melting the Pot, Czech Cultural Center, Manhattan, NY
Pocket Utopia, Two-week residency program and exhibition organized by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Brooklyn, NY
2008
Move on, Futura Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
BACfestival, Barcelona, Spain
La Otra, Bogota, Colombia
163mt2, Galerie Stermberk, Czech Republic
When I was a little boy, I used to play with girls,Curated by Jiri Kovanda, Klatovy, Czech Republic
Contemporary Czech Cubism, Old town City hall Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2007
I don't exist when you don't see me, FUTURA Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Gross Domestic Product, Moscow, Russia
Gross Domestic Product, Galerie hlavního mesta Praha, Prague,Czech Republic
Essl award, exhibition of the 10 finalist, Prague, CR
2006
Proces-Symposium, Holesovicka Trznice, Prague, CR
Moda nemoda, Galerie C2C, Prague, CR
The one minutes award, The one minutes Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plastic people, Galerie C2C, Prague, Czech Republic
4+4+4 dny v pohybu: Ordinacni hodiny, Prague, Czech Republic
Art video screening 2006, Vasteras, Sweden
Vecné stavy, Karlin Studios, Prague, Czech Republic
Office art, Galerie C2C, Prague, Czech Republic
2005
*-scape, Galerie AVU, Prague, Czech Republic
Sister & Me, Galerie Doubner, Prague, Czech Republic
Prijte se podivat!, Galerie ETC with Magdalena Kwiatkowska, Prague, Czech Republic
Aspirace na vecnost, Moravská Galerie, Brno, Czech Republic
Essl award, exhibition of the 10 finalist for CR, Prague, Czech Republic
Full flavor, Galeria Hit, Bratislava, Slovakia
2003
Obsese sberu, ONG, Jihlava, Czech Republic
2002
Vytah, Alternative space for art, Prague, Czech Republic
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Curatorial projects

2012
Somewhere between the beach and the highway,Jiri Kovanda, galería parásito/EAC, Montevideo, Uruguay
Ideological graffitti,Carlos motta, galería parásito/Berlinskej Model, Prague Czech Republic
2011
Luis Camnitzer,galería parásito/TranzitDisplay, Prague, Czech Republic
2009
These Krasni Czechs, Paula Delgado, co-curated with Tomas Dzadon, galería parásito/Hunt Kastner Artworks, Prague, Czech Republic
Three-hour exhibition Svatopluk Mykita(Co-Curated with Omar López-Chahoud), galería parásito/PS122 Gallery, NYC
Everness, Alejandro Cesarco, co-curated with Tomas Dzadon, galería parásito/ETC Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2008
Micro residencias parasit(i)o, co-curated with Joaquín Luzoro, Artist in Residence for working in situ at the gallery space, galería parásito/MeetFactory. Prague, Czech Republic
Do not believe him, he does not write, he just draw words, Juan Manuel Romero,co-curated with Tomas Dzadon, galería parásito/Entrance gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2007
Correo Domestico (Czech version), galería parásito/No-D. Prague, Czech Republic
2006
Konec skolního roku, NoD Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
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Residencies, Grants and Awards

2009
Pocket Utopia, Two-week residency program and exhibition organized by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Brooklyn, New York
2008
Futura Residence, Castle Trebesice, Czech Republic
2007 & 2005
Nomenee for the Essl Award Czech Republic
2000-2007
UNESCO Scholarship for Studies Abroad, Czech Embassy, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Studies:

2001-2007
MFA, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague Studio Vladimír Skrepl/Jiri Kovanda
2004
Informal Architecture workshop with Marjetica Potrc, International Summer Academy in Salzburg, Austria
2005
School of Fine Arts, Kankaanpaa, Finland
1996-2000
Escuela de Bellas Artes, Montevideo, Uruguay

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