PATRICIA BENTANCUR

Born in Montevideo (Uruguay),
Lives & works in Montevideo (Uruguay)
Very active in: 2000s, Current decade


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Patricia Bentancur lives and works in Montevideo, Uruguay. Patricia works with photograhy, video, objects and sounds. Her different series oscilates between the matter of public and private, social and personal. It also underlines her concerns arround language and the impossibility of communication, words, memory and loss. She has shown her work extensively in Uruguay and abroad, among many others: Modern Art Museum of Buenos Aires, Argentina; Museum of Contemporary Art of Chile; National Museum of Visual Art, Uruguay; Blanes Museum of Arts, Uruguay; Contemporary Art Museum, Bogota-Colombia; Memorial Latinoamericano, San Pablo, Brazil; International Video Retrospective of the IV Salón de Arte Digital Centro Cultural Cinematográfico ICAIC / VI Salón y Coloquio Internacional de Arte Digital Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, CUBA. In 2003, she participates in a Barcelona and London exhibition organized by The Video Art Foundation, she was invited for the International Foro of the Havana Biennial in Cuba, International Biennial of Chile, Biennale Internationale Des Arts Electroniques "Interferences 2000", Belfort, France; Biennial of Electronic Art in Rosario, Argentina, and for the International Biennial of the Mercosur in Brazil.