The art work of Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira has always revolved around one theme: power and its aesthetic dimension. Over twenty years, Corvalán-Pincheira has developed an extensive international career through South America, North America, Europe, Asia, and New Zealand. He’s been awarded many national and international fellowships, residencies and awards and has represented Chile in many international expositions on South American Art. In 2020 he has residencies with the Vancouver Bienal and IASPIS residency, Sweden. Corvalán-Pincheira lived in exile from his homeland of Chile for the first 18 years of his life, in Bogota, Berlin, Havana and Mexico. This close experience of displacement has inflected a diverse body of work across individual, community, social, biological and ecological frames, largely in the form of multi-modal installation such as sculpture, video, performance actions, sound work, photography and painting.
Mapeo de Bordes Porosos is a project that confronts ethical dilemmas around what is essential in a time of crisis such as the COVID 19 pandemic or the social uprising in Chile. This project, which sits between performance and visual art, has been active since 2017. In 2020 we have developed a series of relational […]