mariela sancari’s Profile
- Two headed horse
My work revolves around identity through memory and the multiple ways it is affected by time and space. I explore our peculiar insistente on remembering specific events, many of them failed attempts, showing the fine and elusive line between a real memory and fiction.
The two series I present are part of an ongoing, large body of work about the relationship with my twin sister, the journey (both real and metaphorical) we undertook from Argentina to Mexico, the...
Mariela Sancari (b. 1976) is an Argentine photographer based in Mexico City
since 1997 working for Reforma Newspaper. She publishes in the Travel,
Fashion, Food, Kids and Cultural sections of the newspaper.
Her personal work has been exhibited in collective and solo shows in Mexico
City, Buenos Aires and Barcelona. She is very interested in everyday life, its unnoticed
magic behind the most ordinary events and things.
Her most recent series called “Yo me quiero casar” ( I want to get married)
shows wedding cake dolls very commonly used in Mexico to represent the
couple about to be married in a way that its tenderness and beauty is exposed.
It is also a tribute to the Mexican spirit of celebration.
She is currently working in her next major series project.
09.2010 “Yo me quiero casar (I want to get married)”
Galeria Acceso B, Mexico City
09.2010 “Porteña” Series of Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires
Embassy of Argentina in Mexico
04.2010 “Periodistas sin voz” (Jounalists without voice)
Alliance Francaise in Mexico City
01.2009 Photojournalism Show 2009
Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City
12.2008 LLUCART Art Supermarket 2008
06.2008 Slideluck Potshow
Mexico City and New York
05.2008 “Festival Caja de Luz”
Galeria Miscelänea, Barcelona, Spain
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