June 07, 2023

José Ignacio, Uruguay

Ama Amoedo


Resident Announcement in partnership with Delfina Foundation

Uruguayan artist Ana Bidart was selected to participate in Delfina Foundation, in partnership with Fundación Ama Amoedo. Ana Bidart will be in residence at Delfina Foundation, London, from May 15 to June 23, 2023.

Ana Bidart (b.1985, Montevideo, Uruguay) studied at the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism at Universidad Estatal de Uruguay. Her practice explores how we perceive time through body and matter in everyday life, focusing her research on the action of drawing. Process and play have an essential role in her work, that includes painting, installations, performance, video and writing. She has collaborated with institutions such as Museo Tamayo, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil and Museo Jumex in Mexico; and with Universidad de la República and Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales in Uruguay. Bidart lives and works between Mexico and Uruguay.


Announcing Residents in partnership with Fundación Casa Wabi

Fundación Ama Amoedo and Fundación Casa Wabi announce in partnership the artists participating in the residencies in Mexico and Uruguay: Mimi Laquidara (AR), Jorge Miño (AR), Fritzia Irizar (MX) and Alejandra Venegas (MX).

Participants Casa Wabi: Mimi Laquidara (b. 1989, Entre Ríos, Argentina) and Jorge Miño (1973, Corrientes, Argentina) will participate in a six-week residency at Casa Wabi (Puerto Escondido, Mexico) from October 20 to November 26. The selection was made by a jury composed by Fundación Casa Wabi.

Participants Fundación Ama Amoedo: Fritzia Irizar (b.1977, Culiacán, Mexico) and Alejandra Venegas (b.1986, Mexico City) will participate in a four-week residency at Casa Neptuna (José Ignacio, Uruguay) from October 18 to November 16. The selection was made by a jury composed of Martín Craciun (curator Subte, Uruguay), Paulina Ascencio Fuentes (researcher and independent curator, Mexico) and Laura Hakel (Curator of Collection and Artistic Projects, Fundación Ama Amoedo).


Ana Bidart. Artist courtesy.

Mimi Laquidara. Courtesy of the artist.

Jorge Miño. Courtesy of the artist.

Fritzia Irizar. Courtesy of the artist.

Alejandra Benegas. Courtesy of the artist.