jennifer allora & guillermo calzadilla
1974, Philadelphia, United States & 1971, Havana, Cuba
Over the past 27 years, Allora & Calzadilla have developed an experimental and innovative practice that traces the intersections between post-colonialism and ecology through an expanded use of the artistic medium that includes performance, sculpture, sound, video, and photography.
Allora & Calzadilla live and work in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Solo exhibitions have taken place at Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas; Tate Modern, London; Serpentine Gallery, London; Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Haus der Kunst, Munich; Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Castello de Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia; MAXXI, Rome; Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Barcelona; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Renaissance Society, Chicago; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain; among others. Allora & Calzadilla represented the United States at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011. In 2015, they made the site-specific installation Puerto Rican Light (Cueva Vientos), a Dia Art Foundation commission on the southern coast of Puerto Rico.