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ASSEMBLING DEEP BLUNT THOUGHTS by Mely Barragán

ASSEMBLING DEEP BLUNT THOUGHTS   Si las palabras son cuchillos, la obra de Mely Barragán (Tijuana, 1975), llena de palabras y cuchillos en igual cantidad, se descubre obsesiva en su intento por decirnos algo. Utilizando elementos gráficos e imágenes reapropiadas de medios masivos y cultura popular, Barragán aborda temas como la desigualdad de género y violencia […]

MOLAA´S ANNUAL GALA 2013 / Cabaret Latino (auction)

The Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA) celebrates patronage, community, and a diversified roster of artists in their 10th Annual Gala. The historical roots of Los Angeles are based in Latin American culture.  We are constantly reminded of the influence on our daily commute as street names throughout the Westside and Downtown identify Los Angeles’ relationship […]

works part 1 RESIDENCY @ BEIJING CHINA 2011

List of art work / lista de obra: knife fever, acrylic on canvas, 207 x 162 cm, 2011 found series, light box, 30 cm, 2011. Edition of 2 prints china girl, acrylic on canvas, 120 x 80 cm, 2011 yellow fever, acrylic and LED lights on wood, 35.4 x 61 cm, 2011

CONFES(S)ION(E)S @JAUS

El trabajo de Mely Barragán —frecuentemente asociado con desconfiable rapidez a los intereses de género y el arte feminista— hace de la delgada línea del dibujo que dispone sobre el vacío a sus hombres duplicados, tono y timbre discursivo que anima y subvierte su propuesta estética y conceptual. La representación esquemática, pulcra y atexturizada de […]

Drawing The Line @MCASD Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Drawing The Line @MCASD Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego Drawing the Line presents works on paper, sculpture, and fabric pieces from the Museum’s collection that reveal new approaches to the integration of drawing techniques into media that have not been traditionally associated with these genres. The exhibition includes works in the MCASD collection by […]

Tijuana Organic, women´s border realities @ Space Gallery, London 2006

BREAKING THROUGH THE STEREOTYPES: ART AND MEDIA ACTIVISM FROM TIJUANA By Armin Medosch, 31 May 2006 http://www.metamute.org/editorial/articles/breaking-through-stereotypes-art-and-media-activism-tijuana Tijuana Organic – a show that profiles contemporary artists and media activists from the Mexican border town made notorious by its maquiladoras, immigration struggles and crime – steers a course between depicting Tijuana’s harsh realities and avoiding a sensationalist treatment […]

CASI PERFECTAS / ALMOST PERFECT @ H&H Gallery

Aunque se dedicó la obra de Mely Barragán hasta ahora sólo pocas exposiciones individuales, ella como una artista joven está bien conocida en la región Tijuana/San Diego. Parece que la baja presencia en las exhibiciones individuales esté relacionada a su manera de trabajar, que se caracteriza por grandes emociones personales por una parte y la […]