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Ximena Garrido-Lecca

Born in 1980, Lima, Peru

Lives and works in Lima, Peru, Mexico City, Mexico

Overview

Ximena Garrido-Lecca creates sculptures and installations which trace the violent history and contemporary reality of colonialism in Peru. Garrido-Lecca is incredibly invested in reviving Peruvian indigenous culture and folklore, her earlier works such as Walls of Progress (2009) and The Followers (2010) recreated quintessentially Peruvian sites. The former saw the artist create miniature replicas of ancient mud walls with commercial advertisements painted over them, referencing the corruption o...Read more