Mariela Borello 

Birthdate: N/A

Birthplace: Argentina 

Based location: Montreal, Québec, Canada 

Social profiles 

Mariela Borello artist website 

Mariela Borello profile at Doual Art


Mariela Borello (Argentina) 

Mariela Borello is an Argentinian-Canadian multidisciplinary artist based in Montréal, Québec. Mariela completed undergraduate studies at the University of Ottawa (1981-1982) and at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto (1986). She also holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Guelph and a master’s degree in fine arts in visual arts from Concordia University in Montréal, Québec (1992). Mariela has been the recipient of several awards from the Conseil de arts et lettres du Québec (2002), the Conseil des Arts du Canada (2002,1995,1994, 1995, 1992), and the Ministere des affairs culturelles du Québec (1993). She has taught multidisciplinary workshops at Espace Ouvert in Montréal. 

Mariela Borello’s studio work is based on video, photography, and performance. She uses rudimentary objects and re-assembles them to create an ephemeral experience. Mariela has showcased in the solo exhibitions Inside-Out / L’intérieur révélé (2020), Á fleur de peau (2019), and Perdre l’équilibre (2018), all at Galerie Luz Zapata, Montreal. She has been part of the collective exhibitions S.U.D., Salon Urbain de Douala, triennal d’art contemporain, Douala, Cameroun, EUREKA! (2006), coordinated by Sandra Margolian, Galerie Fofa, at Concordia University in Montréal, and the L’ENTRESPACE, Saidye Bronfman Centre of the Arts, Montréal.

Hold your breath, aluminum mesh, wire


Image courtesy of the artist 

Solo exhibitions

Mariela Borello press release solo exhibition SincèreOptica Centre d’ Art Contemporaine, Montreal, 2001 

Mariela Borello solo exhibition Absence, Galerie 312, Montreal, 1994 

Mariela Borello solo exhibition Absencereview by David Blatherwick, Galerie 312, Montreal, 1994 

Mariela Borello solo exhibition Absencereview by Moha Hakim, Galerie 312, Montreal, 1994 

Collective exhibitions

Mariela Borello collective exhibition Nuit Blanche Montreal, Galerie Luz Zapata, Galerie d’art Contemporain du Belgo, Montreal, 2020


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Mariela Borello video Mariela Borello Official Artist Online-Retrospective website walkthrough, by Artist Online Presence and Archiving, 2020 

Mariela Borello video collaboration by Steev Morgan, 1985

Documents courtesy of the artist

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