June 07, 2023

José Ignacio, Uruguay

Ama Amoedo


Sofía Gallisá Muriente

Sofía Gallisá Muriente (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1986) is a visual artist who works with historical narratives, popular imaginaries and visual culture. She studied Film and TV Production and Latin American Studies at New York University. She has participated in pedagogical platforms for artists and in Beta-Local's La Práctica program. She was a resident at Museo La Ene (Argentina), Alice Yard (Trinidad and Tobago), Solar (Tenerife) and Catapult (online), and a fellow at the Flaherty Seminar (New York) and the Smithsonian Institute (Washington). Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Art in America, Terremoto and Hyperallergic. He received grants from TEOR/éTica and NALAC. She exhibited at the Whitney Biennial, the Queens Museum, ifa Galerie (Berlin), MALBA (Argentina) and CCA Glasgow, among others. She was co-director of Beta-Local (Puerto Rico). She is a fellow of the Puerto Rican Arts Initiative and the Annenberg Innovation Lab at USC. She lives and works in Puerto Rico.

During FAARA residency, Gallisá Muriente continued her project Observatorio de lagunas, which explores memory and remembrance in connection with the meanings of the word "lagoon" in Spanish. She visited lagoons in the area, conducted filming and interviews with ecologists and biologists.

  • Sofía Gallisá Muriente. Celaje, 2020.
    Video. 40:57 min.
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  • Sofía Gallisá Muriente. Delatoria, 2017.
    Sculpture with magnifying glasses, light and image on glass.
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  • Sofía Gallisá Muriente. El enviado (aunque no sea más que una tregua), 2022.
    Video. 23:31 min.
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  • Sofía Gallisá Muriente. Foreign in a Domestic Sense, 2021.
    Video. 32 min.