Guadalupe Martínez

Birthdate: 1980

Birthplace: Argentina 

Based location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 

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Guadalupe Martínez (born 1980, Buenos Aires, Argentina) 

Guadalupe Martínez is an Argentinian interdisciplinary artist and educator based in Vancouver. Guadalupe holds a bachelor of fine arts (2008) from Universidad Nacional de Argentina in Buenos Aires, and a master in fine arts (2014) from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She has been the recipient of grants including BC Arts Council project assistance (2019, 2020), BC Arts Council early career development (2016, 2017), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council award (2013). She has participated in residencies intertwined with artistic practice and pedagogy including The Foreshore (2017), where she was guest artist in residence in Vancouver, Workshop: The Abravomich Method (2015) at the Performance Art Biennale in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Seminar: Performance Pedagogy, Embodiment, and Text (2015) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Guadalupe Martínez’s studio work is focused on performance and installations developed from her research and collaborative efforts about the body and land as main subjects. Guadalupe has participated in the solo exhibitions Research/Resurgence (2019) in collaboration with Olivia Whetung, and CUERPO (2019) both projects were presented at Or Gallery in Vancouver. Her work has been part of the collective exhibitions Spill: Response (2019), curated by Lorna Brown at Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery in Vancouver, Love, Loss, and Land (2022), curated by Eli Hirtle and Toby Lawrence, at Open Space in Victoria, BC, and Performance action at VIVA! Art Action (2019), in Montreal, Quebec, and zero, ground (2018) at Griffin Art Projects in North Vancouver.

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Solo exhibitions

Guadalupe Martínez solo exhibition Sensorial Visualities: Embodying Together and Alone, curated by Kimberly Phillips, Simon Fraser University Galleries, Burnaby, British Columbia, 2023 

Guadalupe Martínez and Olivia Whetung, Re/search Re/surgence, Or Gallery, Vancouver, 2020

Guadalupe Martínez photographs of performance Zero, ground, Griffin Art Projects, North Vancouver, 2018

Collective exhibitions

Guadalupe Martínez collective exhibition Love, Loss and Land, curated by Eli Hirtle and Toby Lawrence, Open Space, Victoria, British Columbia, 2022 

Guadalupe Martínez performance action at VIVA! Art Action, Montreal, Quebec, 2019 

Guadalupe Martínez collective exhibition Spill: Response, curated by Lorna Brown, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, 2019

Guadalupe Martínez collective exhibition Ten Thousand Suns: Ten Investigations into the Relevance of Materiality's Embedded Narratives, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2013


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Guadalupe Martínez photographs of performance zero, ground, Griffin Art Projects, North Vancouver, British Columbia, 2018

Guadalupe Martínez project Apothecary, Elsewhere Artist Residency and Museum, North Carolina, 2012

Guadalupe Martínez collective project This Place Vancouver, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, 2012

Published work by Guadalupe Martínez

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Published work about Guadalupe Martínez

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Press release

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List of Grants, Awards and Projects

Guadalupe Martínez and Olivia Whetung, CUERPO Workshops: Exercises in Radical PresenceOr GalleryVancouver, 2020

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