Melanie Smith (b. 1965)


Melanie Smith was born in Poole, England in 1965 and received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Reading. Since 1989 she has lived and worked in Mexico City. She was the artist curated for the Mexican Pavilion at the 54th International Venice Biennale in 2011. Solo exhibitions include Tate Britain; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Miami Art Museum; University Museum of Science and the Arts, Mexico City; The Lab at Belmar, Denver; MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston among others.


Xilitla, 2010 


In collaboration with Rafael Ortega
Single channel video, 16:9 upright projection, colour, sound, 24:40 min, looped
Ed. of 4 (+ 2 AP)