TERESA MARGOLLES

Lives & works in Ciudad de México (Mexico)


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http://the-artists.org/artist/Teresa_Margolles.html

Born 1963 in Mexico; work includes photography, installation, video; lives and works in Mexico City. The artistic collective SEMEFO (Servicio M?dico Forense), that has for years included the extraordinary Teresa Margolles, from at least a decade examines the process between life and death that conditions the body made into a corpse. Even though such a research may appear of bad taste the SEMEFO group addresses the attention upon the post-mortem practices and rituals. Margolles in particular investigates through a minimalist work the dynamics of social differentiation that come after death (for example the market of dead bodies)...