Ana Gallardo

Ana Gallardo, Artist, Mexico City, Mexico

Ana Gallardo (1958) is an Argentinian artist born in Rosario, Santa Fe Province and currently living in Mexico. The intricacies of her private life are an integral part of her search as an artist. Her art practice deals with different planes of violence, currently focusing on the violence of growing old. She participated in the 29th São Paulo Biennial in 2010, the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015, the 12th Mercosul Biennial in 2020 and others. Her solo exhibitions include Un lugar para vivir cuando seamos viejos [A Place to Live When We Get Old], Museo Jumex, Mexico City (2018), and Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires (2015), and Escuela de envejecer [School of Aging], Parque de la Memoria, Buenos Aires (2022). For several years, she has been organising independent spaces like ‘Periférica’ [Peripheral], the first art fair for spaces self-managed by artists, or ‘Espacio Forest’ [Forest Space]. She currently teaches at the SOMA Art School and runs the IMÁN and La Verdi centres in Mexico City.