Kupferminc, Mirta

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I am an Argentine multidisciplinary artist, who lives and works in Buenos Aires. Lecturer, curator  and teacher.Exhibiting since 1977, had more than 100 solo shows.

I represent Argentina in international biennials, and received many awards and recognitions. I built the memorial to honor the victims of the terrorist attack of the Jewish Community building AMIA in Buenos Aires in 1994. I search into my family history and the Jewish culture, in order to draw out of these sources a number of metaphors that go beyond the peculiarities of individual experience.

Driven by a fully humanistic vision. I am drawn to certain recurrent topics, such as, identity, literature, migrations, human rights and memory. I am a wife a mother and grandmother .

I live and work in Buenos Aires, but I like to be called as a “universal foreigner” in art and in life. I direct my own studio already for 38 years, and launched an association called GraficaInsurgente, where I mentor other artists.In 2015 I launched LABA-BA : a laboratory for Jewish Culture in Buenos Aires , working together with LABA at the 14th St Y NYC.

Awards and Prizes include

First International Fellow at LABA: HOUSE OF STUDY Y New York- The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation (CLSFF)- “#MakeItHappen” Micro Grant Campaign
2012 Gran Premio Adquisición Salon Nacional Grabado, Argentina-2011 Holocaust Shoa Memorial Museum of Buenos Aires, Prize, 2010 Special Honorable prize, Textil Art National Contest Salón Argentina- 2009 Grant at the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture – New York- 2008 Third Prize International Triennial Kochi, Japan- 2007 Special Prize from the Jury at the International IJAYA Jewish Museum contest ,London, England,2006 Silver Medal , l International Biennial in Taiwán- 2001 Honor Mention Printmaking BiennialTaipei , Taiwán- 1997 First Prize Salón Nacional de Grabado, Argentina -1993




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