Upcoming

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Uprisings

Museo de la Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires
07.29.2017 - 09.29.2017

SESC São Paulo
10.24.2017 - 01.28.2018

Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo de México
02.24.2018 - 08.29.2018

Galerie de l’UQAM de Montréal et la Cinémathèque québécoise
09.06.2018 - 11.24.2018

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Past

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Insurreccions
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
24/02/2017 - 21/05/2017

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The Public is in Bits and Bubbles
Thursday, May 4th, 2017
7 – 9 pm
Storefront for Art and Architecture
97 Kenmare Street
New York, NY 10012

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Rotative Repository of Latin American Video Art: Mono Canal
January 11 – April 30, 2017
El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave.
between 104th and 105th St.
New York, NY 10029

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Satellite 2 < Transamerican Eye >
Parsons, The New School.
The Orozco Room (Room A712)
66 West 12th Street, NYC 10011
Friday, March 10th
6:30 PM

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Residencia en Resistencia
trilingual choir of resistance
(English, Spanish, American Sign Language)
in residency at El Museo del Barrio: Part II
On-site Live in Las Galerías from February 5 to March 5, 2017
El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave.
between 104th and 105th St.
New York, NY 10029
212.831.7272

* open rehearsals calendar

Closing performance:
Sunday, March 5th, 2017, 3pm

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Soulèvements
Jeu de Paume
1 place de la Concorde
75008 Paris, France
10.18.2016 - 01.15.2017

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XIII Bienal de Cuenca 
Impermanencia. La mutación del arte en una sociedad materialista

Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno (MMAM)
Cuenca, Ecuador
11.25.2016 - 02.05.2017

Performance: El ciclo de la vida
en el Parque de la Madre
25 de Noviembre 2016, 11am.
Culminación de una colaboración con estudiantes de
la Unidad Educativa Especial Claudio Neira Garzón
facilitada por Estefaní Juca

www.bienaldecuenca.org

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much wider than a line
SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas

July 16, 2017 - January 8, 2017
SITE Santa Fe

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Poemas Concretos
Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo
José Manuel Infante 1208
Santiago, Chile
11.04.2016 - 12.10.2016

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Repository Rotativo of Collective
Identity: Video art selection

curated by Hernan Rivera
New Latin Wave
@ 67 Ludlow
11.06.2016
2pm - 8pm
free

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Moebius Path
a collaboration with SITE and the New Mexico School for the Deaf

performance Friday, Sep 30, 2016, 4:30-8pm at SITE Santa Fe
more info

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in residency at El Museo del Barrio, New York City
On-site Live in Las Galerías from August 31 to September 27, 2016

1230 Fifth Ave.
between 104th and 105th St.
New York, NY 10029
212.831.7272

www.elmuseo.org

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Video! Video! Zine Festival
Screening and conversation
Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the Nightingale Theater
1084 N Milwaukee, Chicago
videovideozine.com
nightingalecinema.org

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Power to Engage: What Are Artists and Art Museums Learning from One Another
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, SITE Santa Fe, Jon Rubin, Francisca Benitez.
Moderated by René de Guzman.
Open Engagement 2016
Sunday, May 1st, 2016
10:00 – 11:30am
Theater, Level 1, OMCA
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94607
http://openengagement.info

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Colección FAVA en el MAC
Una geografía humana y social contemporánea

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo
Parque Forestal
Santiago, Chile
31/3/2016 - 22/5/2016
Inauguración: Jueves 31 de Marzo 2016, 19:30 hrs.
www.mac.uchile.cl

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Sweet Gongs Vibrating
March 26 - May 28, 2016
San Diego Art Institute
Opening reception
Saturday, March 26, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 pm

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Práctica Sola / Alone Practice
Lanzamiento de Ediciones Popolet en MilM2
Martes 10 de Noviembre 2015, 7:30 pm
Av. Francisco Bilbao 465
Providencia, Santiago.

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Práctica Sola / Alone Practice
a book designed and produced by Ediciones Popolet
launch: Printed Matter - THE NY ART BOOK FAIR
September 18–20, 2015
at MoMa PS1, Queens

Find the book at Printed Matter

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Mapping Brooklyn
at BRIC House and the Brooklyn Historical Society
February 26 - September 6, 2015
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Opening Reception - February 25, 7-9PM

Artists
Aaron Beebe, Daniel Bejar, Francisca Benitez, Gail Biederman, Justin Blinder, Christine Gedeon, Katarina Jerinic, Joyce Kozloff, Laura Kurgan, Peter Lapsley, Jennifer Maravillas, Simonetta Moro, Bundith Phunsombartlet, Jan Rothuizen, Patricia Smith, Nick Vaughan & Jake Margolin, and Sarah Williams.

Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer

Panel discussion:
Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 6:30pm
www.brooklynhistory.org

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As you lean on me and I lean on you, we move forward

Performance on the High Line

featuring:

Lehum Sbarra
Opal Gordon
Jeremy Sanchez
Andrew Fisher
Carmen Oquendo
Kristina Diaz
Lalita Chaitoo
Maleni Chaitoo
Marlene Montes de Oca
Alana Holmberg
Christopher Matthews
Craig Fogel

dates:

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | 7:00 PM
On the High Line starting at West 14th Street

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | 7:00 PM
On the High Line starting at West 22nd Street

Friday, July 17, 2015 | 7:00 PM
On the High Line starting at West 34th Street


photographs by Liz Ligon

New York Times' review

High Line blog

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Son en Señas

XII Bienal de La Habana, Cuba
22 Mayo - 22 Junio, 2015

Performance participativo que explora la poesía en Lengua de Señas Cubana
en colaboración con la Asociación Nacional de Sordos de Cuba

Talleres:

11 al 18 de Mayo
Asociación Nacional de Sordos de Cuba - ANSOC
Sede Provincial de La Habana
Calle 11 # 6607 entre 66 y 68, Municipio Playa, La Habana, Cuba

Presentaciones en vivo:

22 de Mayo, 2015, 10:08 am
Inauguración de la XII Bienal de La Habana
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam
San Ignacio 22, Plaza de la Catedral
La Habana, Cuba

25 de Mayo, 2015, 4:00 pm
Día Nacional del Intérprete de Lengua de Señas
Escuela Nacional de Arte
120 #1110 e/ 9na 13, Cubanacán, Playa

Exposición:

Son en Señas
primer registro, video, color, sin sonido, 36'11", 2015
proyección de video en loop
22 Mayo - 22 Junio, 2015
Centro de Desarrollo de Las Artes Visuales
San Ignacio 352, Plaza Vieja
La Habana, Cuba

Con el apoyo de:
la Dirección de Asuntos Culturales del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Chile
y Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo

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Cantos del Agua
colaboración con Cecilia Vicuña y varias mujeres cantoras

14 de Enero, 2015
7:30 pm
Galería Patricia Ready
Espoz 3125, Vitacura
Santiago Chile

video

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MoMA Forum on Contemporary Photography
Monday, January 12, 2015, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
11 West 53 St. New York

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Inside La Industria Membrillera
www.theforagermagazine.com

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Grado Cero, 10 años de arte contemporáneo en Chile
del 6 al 31 de Enero, 2015
Rosario Norte 660
Santiago, Chile

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Soliloquy in Signs
action at Pier 54

Exhibition
November 6 – December 13, 2014
120 Eleventh Avenue at West 20th Street
Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

http://art.thehighline.org/

Pier 54: Francisca Benitez, Soliloquy in Signs, 2014. Photo by Liz Ligon.
Copyright 2014 Francisca Benitez, Liz Ligon, and Friends of the High Line.
Commissioned and produced by Friends of the High Line.

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About Mums & Dads
Kushtetuta #2

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ORO DULCE
Film by Francisca Benitez
Curated by Camila Marambio

at Cuchifritos + Project space
March 5 – March 9, 2014 from 12-6pm
Reception: Wednesday, March 5 from 5-7pm
Artist Talk: Sunday, March 9 from 4-5pm
Location: 120 Essex Street (inside Essex Street Market)

exhibition images here

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Efemérides: (Fragmentos selectos de la historia reciente de Chile)
Museo Histórico Nacional
Plaza de Armas 951
Santiago de Chile.
28.11.2013 - 31.03.2014
www.museohistoriconacional.cl

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La hora del museo en RADIO USACH
11.28.2013 - 12.05.2013
11am - 12pm
Entrevista con Daniela Figueroa, Cristián Silva y Arturo Cariceo
http://www.radiousach.cl/

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Since Now From Then
Storefront for Art and Architecture's 30 anniversary conference.

ALTERNATE PATH

a performance by Francisca Benítez
featuring
D. Cross
Baba Isreal
beat rhymers
beat boxers
&
bikers

Saturday October 12, 2013
3:40 pm to 3:50 pm (exactly)

Pier 57 (Hudson River Greenway and 15th Street)

Ride your bike through Storefront's 30th anniversary

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One Minute Film Festival 2003 - 2012
Opens March 23, 2013
MASS MoCA
87 Marshall Street
North Adams, MA 01247
www.massmoca.org

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The One Minute Film Festival screening at MoMA
Monday, September 30, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

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Discurso Visível at the third Lisbon Architecture Triennale
12 September - 15 December 2013

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Visiones Laterales #4: MAFI.TV + Francisca Benítez
Ciclo lafuga.cl en Cineteca Nacional.
Miércoles 17 de Julio, 19:15 hrs.
Microcine, Cineteca Nacional
Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda
Plaza de la Ciudadanía 26, Santiago, Chile.
Entrada liberada.

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Thinking and Speaking
April 04 - May 12, 2013
Galerie Nordenhake AB, Stockholm
Hudiksvallsgatan 8, SE-113 30 Stockholm
www.nordenhake.com

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CANTO VISUAL
2 al 27 de Enero de 2013
Museo de Artes Visuales, Santiago

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Visible Architects
Embajada de Chile en Washington
11 Diciembre - 12 Marzo 2013

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Líneas del Deseo
Espai Cultural Caja Madrid de Barcelona
21 Noviembre - 28 Diciembre 2012
*review by Mousse Magazine

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Gasworks residence
155 Vauxhall Street
London SE11 5RH, UK
July - October, 2012
Open Studio
September 28 & 29, 2012

**residency images

de-fencing
a performative talk at Gasworks
September 11, 2012, 7pm
* review by Florence Ritter

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Through sites of dissent
a walk through London
September 30, 2012, from noon to midnight

starts at Gasworks

* review by Barbara Speziale

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ORO DULCE
screening at IMT gallery
A collaboration with Dave Maric and Cam Deas
September 6, 2012

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The Exquisite Corpse
of the One Minute Film & Video Festival

July 14, 2012
Narrowsburg, NY

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To the Stars on the Wings of an Eel
June 29 - July 8, 2012
Gowanus Ballroom
55 9th street #61
Brooklyn, New York 11215

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a little painting from 2008 at
Can't Stop Rock Lobster
Merkx & Gwynne
June 19 - June 30, 2012
at Shoot the Lobster / Martos Gallery
540 W 29th Street
New York City
*watch the video here

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Love Story, Palestine
collaboration with Yoshiko Chuma and the School of Hard Knocks
Concept, Design, and Choreography by Yoshiko Chuma
May 9-12, 2012
Wed - Fri, 7:30 pm; Sat, 2:30 and 7:30 pm
Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa
66 East 4th Street

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BRUCENNIAL 2012
group exhibition
February 29 - April 20, 2012
159 Bleecker Street, NYC

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RETORNA
April 25 - June 2, 2012
Centro Cultural de España
Santiago de Chile

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Occupy Wall Street
magazine article
Revista ARQ79
Santiago, Chile
pdf article here

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Spotlight On: SUPERFRONT at Van Alen Books
a conversation with Mitch McEwen, David Turnbull,
Fran Benitez, Chloe Bass and Prerana Reddy
Thursday, February 16, 2012, 7pm
Van Alen Institute
30 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10010

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Strategies for Occupation
Storefront for Art and Architecture
97 Kenmare Street
New York, NY 10012

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Discrete News
a conversation at Kadist Art Foundation
curated by Camila Marambio
19 bis-21 Rue des Trois Frères
Paris 75018
www.kadist.org
November 9, 2011, 1pm

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ORO DULCE
screening at na daLokal
with Lokal-int and Kollaborateure
Saturday, October 29, 2011, 8pm
Reindorfgasse 8
1150 Vienna

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One night stand with Milton Rabbitt
and Die Verbotenen Frösche

Thursday October 20, 2011 at 10 pm.
KIM Bar, Brunnenstraße 10, 10119 Berlin

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Francisca Benitez: Property Line
Performance
Corner of Cadman Plaza West and Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn
September 14, 2011. 7:30 pm
map

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Post-it City Ciudades ocasionales
September 22, 2011 - February 19, 2012
Centro Centro, Madrid, Spain

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L'oeil sur les rues, Parc de la Villette, Paris.
October 12, 2011- January 15, 2012

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The Street Files, El Museo del Barrio, New York.
June 14, 2011- January 8, 2012

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Tertulia: Francisca Benítez y Camila Marambio
1 de Abril 2011, 20:00 hrs.
Instituto de Estudios Humanísticos
Universidad de Talca
Talca, Región del Maule, Chile

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MANIFESTO 01 - Emerging Latin Territories
Geopolitical Territories & Environmental Sensibilities
Speakers:
Francisca Benitez, Carlos Brillembourg, Jose Castillo
Urtzi Grau, Andres Jaque, Ximena Labra
Moderated by Eva Franch and Ariadna Cantis
Wednesday October 27th, 2010, 7pm
Storefront for Art and Architecture
97 Kenmare Street
New York, NY 10012

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30: A Brooklyn Salon
BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.
September 15 - October 29, 2011

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ORO DULCE
April 15 - May 14, 2011
Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo
Santiago, Chile.

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Contaminaciones Contemporáneas
Museu de Arte Contemporánea da USP
Sao Paulo, Brasil.
10.21.2010 - 03.27.2011

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Francisca Benitez: 3 videos
09.30.2010 - 10.30.2010
Die Ecke Art Contemporani
Montamany 27
Barcelona 08012
+34 934 151931
info@dieecke.cl

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Post-it City: Ciudades Ocasionales
10.05.2010 - 11.21.2010
Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo
Arenal Grande 1930
11800 Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Post-it City, Ciudades Ocasionales
July 7 - August 26, 2010
Espacio Casa de Cultura - La Prensa
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life
April 22, 2010 - October 3, 2010
Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco, CA

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Unplanned: Research and Experiments at the Urban Scale
March 25 - July 2, 2010
Superfront LA
Pacific Design Center, CA

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BRUCENNIAL 2010: Miseducation
350 West Broadway, New York
February 25 - May 8, 2010
OPENING: Thursday, February 25, 6pm - 2am

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VISIONARIES - AUDIOVISUAL WORKS IN LATIN AMERICA
Tales at the border curated by Jorge La Ferla
Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst
Keizersgracht 264
1016 EV Amsterdam

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Aftershock: Benefit Concert for Chilean Earthquake Victims
Performance with Diego Fernández, as half Die Verbotenen Frösche, Waris
White Box, New York
March 27, 2010

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MAKING SPACE
FRANCISCA BENITEZ and PAWEL NIEDZWIECKI
January 3 - March 28, 2010
Superfront
1432 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216

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BLIND SCULPTURE
performance with Gelitin

Friday, January 29th 2010, 3-7pm
Greene Naftali Gallery
526 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001

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Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life
September 13, 2009 - February 7, 2010
The Jewish Museum
New York
http://www.thejewishmuseum.org/exhibitions/reinventingritual
T Magazine article, Sept 14 2009

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Beijing 798 Biennial
August 15 - September 12, 2009
Beijing, China
http://www.theartistnetwork.org/798Biennale09/artists.htm

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Les Frontières Invisibles / POST IT CITY
March 14 - July 12
Tri Postal
Lille - France
http://lille3000.eu/europexxl/page/fiche.php?id=113

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SQUAT
June 6 and 7, 2009
350 Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn NY 11211
opening Saturday, June 6, 2009, 5-9 pm
exhibition images

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Miradas (des)territoriales
Ciclo de video arte Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires
Jueves 14 de mayo a las 19 hrs.
Auditorio de la Alianza Francesa de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Visión:f(icción)
26-30 de Abril 2009
Instituto Cervantes, Beijing, China
http://pekin.cervantes.es/imagenes/File/ArtBeijingfolleto.pdf

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EIGENTUMSGRENZE
March 28 - April 4
at nada.lokal
Reindorfgasse 8
Vienna 1150
Austria
http://www.nadalokal.at.vu/

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Berlin change plus vite que mon coeur
March 14 - April 12
Gare Saint Sauveur
Lille - France
http://lille3000.eu/europexxl/page/fiche.php?id=29

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editions

Francisca Benitez/ Preemptive Disappearance
DVD, Edition of 50 by
Filmarmalade, publishers of visual theory
London
2009
preview at Cinémas hors circuits, Paris, May 2009
Distributed by the ICA and the BFI Filmstore

WELCOME ABOARD H.E.R.S.
120 graphite rubbings
made in Michele Capozzi's boat
before its removal from the 79th Street Boat Basin
New York, 2009.
a project for edition fästing plockare, Switzerland
http://www.edition-fasting-plockare.ch/

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Interview with Janima Nam
produced by Castyourart, Vienna, 2009

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