It Is Never Just About… SITELINES


It is Never Just about Sustenance or Pleasure2016 is a new video installation including hand-sewn industrial felt sculpture worn on the body with accompanying performance, Thursday July 14, 2016. As part of much wider than a line, SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas, an articulation of the interconnectedness of the Americas and various shared experiences such as the recognition of colonial legacies, expressions of the vernacular, the influence of indigenous understandings, and our relationship to the land.

PREVIEW EVENTS: JULY 13 – 15, 2016, Performance July 14

SITE Santa Fe, 1606 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87501


Over 30 artists from 15 countries and 5 new commissions including:

  • Xenobia Bailey (b. 1955 Seattle, Washington; lives in New York)
  • Lina Bo Bardi (b. 1914  Rome, Italy; d. 1992 São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Margarita Cabrera (b. 1973 Monterrey, Mexico; lives in El Paso, Texas)
  • Raven Chacon (b. 1977 Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation, Arizona, lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico)
  • Benvenuto Chavajay (b. 1978 Guatemala City; lives in Guatemala City)
  • Mariana Castillo Deball (b. 1975 Mexico City, Mexico; lives in Berlin)
  • Lewis deSoto (b. 1954 San Bernardino, California; lives in Napa, California)
  • Aaron Dysart (b. 1975 Minneapolis, Minnesota; lives in St. Paul, Minnesota)
  • Carla Fernández (b.1973 Saltillo, Mexico, lives in Mexico City)
  • Miguel Gandert (b. 1956 Espanola, New Mexico; lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico)
  • Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972 Colorado; lives in Hudson, New York)
  • Jorge González (b. San Juan, Puerto Rico; lives in San Juan)
  • Maria Hupfield (b. 1975 Anishinaabe Nation, Wasauksing First Nation Canada; lives in Brooklyn, New York)
  • Graciela Iturbide (b. 1942 Mexico City; lives in Mexico City)
  • Zacharias Kunuk (b. 1957 Kapuivik, Nunavut, Canada; lives in Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada)
  • David Lamelas (b. 1946 Buenos Aires; lives in Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, and Paris)
  • Marta Minujin (b. 1943 Buenos Aires, lives in in Buenos Aires)
  • Paulo Nazareth (b. 1977 Governador Valadares, Brazil; lives in favela do Palmital in Santa Luzia, Belo Horizonte)
  • Rometti Costales (Julia Rometti: b. 1975 Nice, France; Victor Costales: b. 1974 Minsk, Belarus; began collaborating in 2007; they live in Paris)
  • Abel Rodríguez (b.1943 Nonyuya Community, Colombia)
  • Tanya Tagaq (b. 1977 Cambridge Bay, Canada; lives in Canada)
  • Javier Téllez (b. 1969 Valencia, Venezuela; lives in New York)
  • Juana Valdes (b. Cabañas, Pinar Del Rio, Cuba; lives in Miami)
  • Pierre Verger (b. 1902 Paris, France; d. 1996 in Salvador, Brazil)
  • Erika Verzutti (b. São Paulo, 1971; lives and works in São Paulo)

Organized around intersecting ideas brought together by a team of five curators−Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Kathleen Ash-MilbyPip Day, Pablo León de la Barra, and Kiki Mazzucchelli.



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