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In the Studio: Ulrik López

Americas Society

August 19, 2020


Ulrik López in conversation with Aimé Iglesias Lukin, director and chief curator of Visual Arts.

Join us live on Instagram from your cell phone, or watch on YouTube after, for a series of remote visits to artists' studios to bring Americas Society's Visual Arts public programs to your home. Every Wednesday this month, contemporary artists will dialogue with our Visual Arts department about their work and practice.

About the artist:

Ulrik López (b. Mexico City, 1989) lives and works between Mexico City and San Juan, Puerto Rico. He acquired a Bachelors (BFA) degree in sculpture and a minor degree in industrial design in 2013 from the Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico, and in 2012 took part in the SOMA Summer program in Mexico City. He attended the independent program La Práctica in Beta-Local, Puerto Rico from 2013 to 2014. He has participated in residencies such as Artist Village, Warp-Contemporary Art Platform, Genk, Belgium, Frontground, Merida, Yucatan, ClockTower+Mana, Miami, USA, and most recently Flora ars+natura, Bogota, Colombia.  López has exhibited in several galleries, museums and alternative spaces in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Spain, Colombia, United Kingdom, and the United States. His most recent shows include Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections at the MSU Board Museum, Michigan, Abusos de las Formas at Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, and Sharjah Biennale 14: Leaving the Eco Chamber, Sharjah.

Visit the Americas Society Visual Arts YouTube Channel for recordings of In the Studio Series and other previous events.

Follow the conversation on Instagram: #IntheStudioAS | @americassociety.visualarts

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Image caption: Ulrik López. Courtesy of the artist.