Thursday, October 5, 2023
537 West 22nd Street
New York, New York
On the opening evening of her Dia Chelsea commission, artist Delcy Morelos joins Dia curator Alexis Lowry and curatorial assistant Zuna Maza, in conversation.
The program will be in both English and Spanish with live interpretation.
Delcy Morelos was born in Tierralta, Colombia, in 1967. Morelos’s practice encompasses painting, installation, and sculpture. Over the last decade the artist has focused on large-scale site-specific installations, using soil, clay, natural fibers, and other organic materials. Morelos graduated from La Escuela de Bellas Artes de Cartagena in 1991. Recent solo presentations include those at NC-arte, Bogotá (2018); Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden (2018); Galería Santa Fe, Bogotá (2019); Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada (2019); and Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires (2022). Recent group shows include Dum Som Jag (One as Another), Havremagasinet, Boden, Sweden (2016), and Sami Dáiddaguovddáš, Karasjok, Norway (2017); 45 Salón Nacional de Artistas: el revés de la trama (45th National Artists’ Salon: The Reverse of the Plot), Bogotá (2019); 59th Venice Biennale: The Milk of Dreams (2022); and the 5th Aichi Triennale: STILL ALIVE (2022). Her work is included in the collections of Banco de la República (Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango); Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño; Museo de Arte Moderno de Cartagena; and Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá. She lives and works in Bogotá.
Alexis Lowry is a curator at Dia Art Foundation.
Zuna Maza is a curatorial assistant at Dia Art Foundation.Video: Delcy Morelos in Conversation with Alexis Lowry and Zuna Maza, Video