Constelación

Installation with plastic bottle caps
2004 - 2006
Variable Dimensions
Price:
US$5,500

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About
the
Artist

WALTERIO IRAHETA (1968)

Lives and works in El Salvador.

He studied Graphic Arts at the Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado of El Salvador, at the Chicago Cultural Center, USA and the School of Visual Arts La Esmeralda, Mexico. He got the first place in the Bienal of Arte Paiz of El Salvador in 2007, an Honorable Mention in the contemporary art of Palma de Mallorca, Spain in 2004 and first place at the Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo del Istmo Centroamericano in 1998, among others.

He participated in the Biennale de Valencia – São Paulo 2008, the Tenth Havana Biennial in 2009, the first Pontevedra Biennale in 2010 and the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011 . At this moment he has more than 35 solo shows and more than 150 group exhibitions.

Currently he is very interested in issues related to human movement, the phenomenon of migration and hybrid cultures. Walterio is interested in the values and traditions mixed between people of different regions.