Amanda Gutierrez (b.1978) is an NYC-based artist born in Mexico. Gutiérrez conducts social practice inspired on the collective memory of the city inhabitants.

For twelve years, she has worked in the field of performance and sound art, fusing the two disciplines in installation projects. Her video series, A brief history of fictions, won The Fellowship Competition (2007) and CAAP (2008), and was a finalist for the National Award Artadia Art Chicago (2009).

Her work has been exhibited internationally at The Windor Gallery, Madrid, Spain; Khiasma Gallery, Paris, France; Move Forward Festival, Halle, Germany; Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, Mexico; and Action Art Actuelle in Montreal, Canada. Her residencies include CMM, Multimedia Center (2001); ZKM (Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie), Karlsruhe, Germany (2002); Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan (2009).

She has also received scholarships from the Artist Residencies Program at FONCA-BANFF Centre (2009); EMARE EMAN at the residency FACT, Liverpool; the Contemporary Arts Center Bolit, Girona, Spain (2016) and The Camera Club of New York City (2017).

In 2011, Gutiérrez developed the video series “Topographies of Time,” supported by the Program Development and Cultural Conversions FONCA 2011 in Mexico City. Most recently, she is a recipient of the National System of Art Creators from Mexico. She received her B.F.A. from the National School of Theater at the National School of Arts in Mexico and her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Gutierrez holds a Ph.D. from the University of Girona, Spain.

 

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