Aquí se come carne addresses Abigail Reyes’s investigation about the permissive and systemic machismo culture in Latin American society. Reyes exhibition draws a chilling parallel with American resurgence of populism and authoritarian ideologies deeply rooted on male gender dominance and recently exposed with the #metoo movement.
Graphic designer, visual artist, and poet, Abigail has participated in different workshops and in the Central American artists Rapaces residence in Nicaragua. She has done individual exhibitions in the Museum of Art and Design of Costa Rica; Marte Museum in El Salvador; Manzanita Hall of the California State University of Northridge; CCESV Space L; And the Lokkus Contemporary Art Gallery in Medellín. Her participation in group exhibitions includes Scripted Reality at Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Stone’s Throw at the Anderson Virginia Commonwealth University, Video Sur at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France. Abigail received an honorable mention in the contest Sumarte in 2014, as well as the first place in the contest of poetry IpsoFacto in 2012. Her poetic work has been published in the Mexican magazine Círculo de poesía and was considered in the anthology Quizá tu nombre falta. A.R. Most recently she was awarded with the Clarice Oliveira Tavares Residency at the Swiss Institute in New York. Abigail Reyes lives and works in La Libertad, El Salvador.
This exhibition is by appointment only. Masks will be required to enter the gallery.