Luis Arturo Aguirre

Biography

Luis Arturo Aguirre (1983–) is a Mexican artist who lives and works in Acapulco. In his practice, rooted in kitsch and pop culture, he investigates queer identities and the politics of travesty. After studying photography at the Centro de la Imagen and the University of Loyola del Pacifico, he won the first prize at the 15th Photography Biennial of Mexico (2012) and was a member of the Generation of Young FONCA Creators (2012–13). In 2015, his work was in Photoquai, the 5th Biennale of World Images (Paris), and he was mentioned in the TIME article “9 Mexican Photographers You Need to Follow.” In 2016, his project Devestidas was presented at the Museo de la Mujer (Mexico), and his work was in the group exhibitions Secreto at La Hydra + Fotografia (Belo Horizonte) and Transversal in the city of Belo Horizonte. His work is featured in the collections of CECULTAH, the Centro de la Imagen, and the Fundación Televisa.

Exhibition

MOMENTA | Biennale de l'image. What Does the Image Stand For?
2017.09.07 - 10.15

Focusing on the theme What Does the Image Stand For? proposed by guest curator Ami Barak, the 2017 edition of MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image will be presented in collaboration with VOX and Galerie de l’UQAM…

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