Presented at 18th Street Arts Center
Presented at LACMA
Josefina Guilisasti has used painting and photography for over a decade to unsettle genre and still life paintings with a sense of eeriness and mystery. By installing numerous framed or mounted paintings and photographs, the genre and still life style becomes disrupted, making way for interpretations of capital, colonization, and private and commercial histories.
Her solo exhibitions include: Caida libre/ free fall Pre-Colombian Museum, Santiago, Chile (2017); The Raft of the Medusa, Cecilia Brunson Project, London (2015); Light objects, MAD Santiago, Chile (2014); and Paradisus, Galería AFA, Santiago, Chile (2011), among others. She has also shown in the São Paolo Bienale (2007), the Mercosur Biennial (2007), and has received residencies at RIAA in Argentina, DAC in New York, and APT in New York. Her work is held in museums and private collections throughout Chile and the United States. She studied at the Universidad de Chile and received a masters in history at the Adolfo Ibañez University in Santiago, Chile (2012).