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Circe Irasema

(b. 1987, Mexico City)

Circe Irasema completed her degree in Visual and Plastic Arts at the Arts and Design Faculty of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (FAD-UNAM) from 2006-10, and later at the National School of Painting, Sculpture and Engraving “La Esmeralda” from 2013-2017. She was a curatorial and museograpy intern at Casa del Lago “Juan José Arreola”, UNAM, in 2017.

Among her individual projects are Anotaciones Simples sobre el Fenómeno de Síntesis de una Visión Binocular (Galería Progreso, Mexico City); and the intervention Nueva Colección Prehispánica de Danza Aérea presented in the esplanade of the National Museum of Anthropology and History, in Mexico City, by invitation of the curatorial initiative “Satélite”.

She participated in the portfolio review by artist Jorge Macchi at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), in 2014, and has been part of the selection of several editions of Salon ACME. Her work has been exhibited in group shows like: Antropología Moderna(Roberto Garza Sada Center of Art, Architecture and Design, Monterrey); Ontologías Pictóricas / El cordón umbilical retiniano (ESPAC, Mexico City); Almost Solid Light: New Work from Mexico (Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York); Delirios Urbanos (El Cuarto de Máquinas, Mexico City); Galerías Similares: la misma pero más barata (Salón Silicón, Mexico City); Una red de líneas que se intersecan(ESPAC, Mexico City), among others.

From the  Museum of  National de Anthropology and History – INAH, Mexico: Vessel in the shape of a rabbit for pulque. Modeled after Mexica postclassic period (Series: Réplicas for own collection ), 2019
Papier-mâché, acrylic and natural pigments
8 x 7 x 13 in.

From the Museum of Limarí-Ovalle, Chile: Zoomorfic jar. Diaguita-Inca ceramic 1000 – 1500 A.D. (Series: Replicas for a personal collection)
2019
Papier-mâché, acrlyic medium, and natural pigments
8 x 11 in

From the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art Cusco, Peru: Llama Head Pitcher. Ceramics Huari (wari) 800 – 1300 A.D. (Series: Replicas for a personal collection)
2019
Papier-mâché, acrlyic medium, and natural pigments
7.5 x 8 x 8.5 in

From the Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art: Zoo- morphic Bowl. Ceramic Diaguita 1300 – 1500 A.D. (Series: Replicas for a personal collection)
2019
Papier-mâché, acrlyic medium, and natural pigments
2.3 x 6.2 x 6.2 in

Black Memories I
2019
Two stafford carbon copy paper on lightbox
14 x 18 x 3.5 in

Black Memories II
2019
Two stafford carbon copy paper on lightbox
14 x 18 x 3.5 in