Abigail Reyes


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TECHNIQUE Cotton fabric embroidered by hand
YEAR 2017

EDITION 1/3 SIZE 8.4 H x 8.6 W in each
SIZE CM 24 H x 22 W cm each
PRICE $600

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WRITE THREE TIMES EACH LINE SERIES

"Reinforce your skill", "return the car twice when changing line", "write three times each line"... so says the old typing manual, each of these indications together form a kind of litany, which is unintelligible. Based on the exercises that are done to learn to "draw" accounting tables and tabulations; in this project, each line drawn, each stroke of the same key, each stitch, make up through a gesture made repeatedly; a series of drawings that seek to move away from the precise fulfillment of indications and seek to approach the interpretation through a practice that, although it is methodical, suggests a procedure of creation.


ABIGAIL REYES (1984)

Lives and works in La Libertad, El Salvador. 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 – Write Three Times Each Line: Luis Poma Gallery. El Salvador.

2017 – 60 Word for Minute. Lokkus Gallery, Medellín, Colombia; Donde hubo fuego. Permanent exhibition. Museum of Art of El Salvador, San Salvador; Untitled. Extra Gallery, Guatemala. 

2015 – Good Fortune. MARTE Museum, San Salvador, El Salvador; To Leave/To arrive. Manzanita Hall Gallery, California State University, Northridge .

2014 – Prelibri. Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. San José, Costa Rica.

2013 – Prelibri. Insitu/Space L, Cultural Center of Spain, San Salvador, El Salvador.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 – Video SUR: Palais de Tokyo, París.

2017 – First Day of Good Weather. Sies + Höke Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany; Sí Señor. Art Cologne with Sies + Höke Gallery, Germany.

2016 – The Host. Cinema Tonalá, Room Kubrick. Bogotá, Colombia; To Jump the Rope. Miami Art Week. Context. Miami; Untitled. Taimiao Art Gallery, China, Beijing; A Cielo Abierto. Sala Nacional de Exhibiciones, San Salvador, El Salvador. 

2014 – Fabrikación 1. La Fábrika, La Libertad, San Salvador; My Universe will Die With Me. Cultural Center of Spain, San Salvador, El Salvador; 10: Guilt. MARTE Museum, San Salvador, El Salvador; Generación del Encierro. Teorética, San José, Costa Rica; Arte-Objetó. Alternative Projects Poporopo. Guatemala. 

2012 – Esto no es una De-Generación. La Casa Tomada, San Salvador, El Salvador; Vitamin D. Cultural Center of Spain, San Salvador, El Salvador. 

2011 – Alegría Relacional. La Casa Tomada, Usulután-San Salvador, El Salvador. 

 

AWARDS GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

– Y.ES Academy. Location: is independence possible?. La Libertad, El Salvador. 

– Artist Y.ES Grant. To produce a solo show and travel.

– Ipsofacto Poetry Contest. Winner.

– Rapaces: “Relational prostheses”. A workshop on the art of performance and individual identity in a social context. San Marcos, Nicaragua.

– Rapaces: “Meaning Constructed, Meaning Found, a proposal from the audiovisual”. Diriamba, Nicaragua.

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