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Alberto Borea

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Studio Location
Geografía, 2008 110 x 72 inches
Ruins and cities, 2008 variable dimensions ,vhs tapes and keyboards
A/Occidentalismos 2009, variable dimensions, films on the wall
Museo de Armas 2009, variable dimensions, black plastic bags and fans
La inmensa naturaleza de la defensa 2009, variable dimensions, fences and sensor lights
Artist's Statement

My work is characterized by the continuous displacement and use of diverse media and materials. The openness towards these media helps me defining the development of an artistic proposal, where the object’s time and history take a fundamental importance within the plastic discourse.
Im interested in the relation between different cultures and histories, between the so-called center and its periphery.
The position of distance about cultural,economic and social events constitute an important part in the process and execution of my projects.
I find myself attracted to the residues of civilization and culture. I am interested in using this materials for my work.
In the last years my work has been related to nonplaces, transit and movement mapping myself and my identity .


Alberto Borea, born in Lima, Perú in 1979, lives and works between Lima and New York.
He received his BA in painting from Corriente Alterna School of Fine Arts in Lima, Perú.
Alberto has participated in different programs and artist residencies including Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2008) , Art Omi International Artists Residency (2009).
His works has been exhibited in several solo and group shows in Latin America, Europe and the U.S.

Currently he is attending the International Studio and Curatorial Program(ISCP).