(this page was last updated in February 2018)
Lives and works in Santiago, Chile.
Member of the Nominating Committee PIPA 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Alexia Tala is an independent curator currently working as co-curator for the 4th Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan – Puerto Rico, as curator of the Printmaking Collectors Club of Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende and artistic director of Plataforma Atacama, a project addressing the relationship between art and place based in the Atacama desert in Chile.
Previously curator of Focus Brasil (Chile, 2010), chief curator of LARA (Latin American Roaming Art 2012- 2013); she has also curated Solo exhibitions by artists such as Cadu, Francisca Aninat, Marcelo Moscheta and Hamish Fulton, and was co-curator for the first Performance Biennial Deformes (Chile, 2006); the exhibition Museum Man: Historia de la Desaparición (Franklin Furnace archives-Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda, Chile, 2007); the 8th Mercosur Biennial Essays in Geopeotics (Brazil, 2011), Solo Projects: Focus Latin America for ARCO 2013 and Solo Projects for Summa Art Fair Madrid . She writes for art publications in Latin America and in United Kingdom, and is the author of Installations and Experimental Printmaking (UK, 2009).