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Courtesy of the artists

Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla

Respectively born in 1974 and 1971, in Philadelphie (United States of America) and La Havane (Cuba) 

Live and work in Puerto Rico  (United States of America)

Living and working in Puerto Rico, a Caribbean island and unincorporated US territory, Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla examine local political and ecological situations from a universal perspective.


Interested in the relationship between nature and culture, more specifically in post-colonial landscapes marked by new conflicts, their works bring together popular and artistic elements in videos, performances and photographs.

Selected Bibliography

Freiman, Lisa D. ; Lambert-Beatty, Carrie ; McKee, Yates... [et al.]. Gloria : Allora & Calzadilla : [exhibition], 54th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, [organized by the] Indianapolis Museum of Art [and presented at the U.S. Pavilion at the Giardini della Biennale, June 4-Nov. 27, 2011]. [Indianapolis] : Indianapolis Museum of Art ; Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books : Prestel, 2011. 

Allora, Jennifer ; Calzadilla, Guillermo. Allora & Calzadilla & Etcetera. Köln : Koenig Books, 2009.

Ruf, Beatrix ; The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago ; Serpentine gallery (Londres)... [et al.]. Allora & Calzadilla : [Exhibitions, Renaissance Society at the University, Chicago, "Wake Up", 04 March-15 April 2007 ; "Clamor", Serpentine Gallery, London, "Clamor", 17-29 April 2007 ; Kunsthalle Zürich, "Allora & Calzadilla", 02 June -12 August 2007 ... [et al.]. Zurich : JRP Ringier, 2007. 

Grossi, Frédéric ; Miki, Akiko ; Sanchez, Marc. Allora & Calzadilla : Land Mark [exposition personnelle d'Allora et Calzadilla, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, site de création contemporaine dans le cadre du programme "tropico-vegetal", 09.06.2006-27.08.2006]. Paris : Paris-Musées, 2006.

***   All materials available at the Documentation Centre of the Fondation  ***

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