Teresa Burga

1935 born in Iquitos, Peru
works and lives in Lima, Peru
Education
1970
1965
MA Fine Arts, School of the Art Institut of Chicago, USA
BA Fine Arts, School of Art Catholic University of Peru in Lima, Peru
Awards / Grants
1968/70 Fulbright Scholarship at the School of Art Institute of Chicago
Selected Solo Exhibitions 
2017 Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany (upcoming)
“Teresa Burga” curated by Ruba Katrib, SculptureCenter New York, USA
2015 “Teresa Burga”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“Teresa Burga” curated by Miguel López and Agustín Pérez Rubio, MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2014 “Profile of the Peruvian Woman (1980-1981)”, curated by Tatiana Cuevas, Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City, Mexico
2011 “Die Chronologie der Teresa Burga. Berichte, Diagramme, Intervalle. 29.9.11”, curated by Dorota Biczel, Miguel A. López and Emilio Tarazona, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
2010 “Teresa Burga. Informes. Esquemas. Intervalos. 17.9.10”, curated by Miguel A. López and Emilio Tarazona, ICPNA (Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano), Lima, Peru
1980/81 “Perfil de la mujer peruana”, with Marie-France Cathelat, Banco Continental, Lima, Peru
1974 “Cuatro Mensajes”, ICPNA (Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano), Lima, Peru
1972 “Autorretrato. Estructura-Informe 9.6.72”, ICPNA (Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano), Lima, Peru
1967 “Objetos”, Galería Cultura y Libertad, Lima, Peru
1966 “Dibujos”, Taller 406, Lima, Peru
“Pinturas y Grabados”, ICPNA (Instituto Cultural Peruano Norte-americano), Lima, Peru
“Lima imaginada”, Galería Siglo XXI, Buenos Aires, Brazil
1965 “Lima imaginada”, Galería Cultura y Libertad, Lima, Peru
“Teresa Burga”, Galería Solisol, Lima, Peru
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017/18 “Memories of Underdevelopment”, curated by Sharon Lerner, in collaboration with Museo Jumex, Mexico City and the Museo de Arte de Lima, MCA San Diego, USA
2017 “Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985”, touring exhibition curated by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Andrea Giunta with Marcela Guerrero, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
2016/17 “Gruppenbild / Group Picture”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
2016 “8688”, Project 88 gallery, Colaba, Mumbai
“A Kingdom of Hours”, curated by Robert Leckie (Curator, Gasworks) and Miguel A. López (Chief Curator, TEOR/éTica), Gasworks, London, UK
“I Wanna be Me”, Shin Gallery, New York, USA
2015/16 Ludwig Museum Köln, Germany
“The New Contemporary”, Art Institute of Chicago, USA
2015 “The World Goes Pop”, Tate Modern London, England, UK
“All the World’s Futures”, curated by Okwui Enwezor, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
“WOMAN. The Feminist Avant-Garde from the 1970s. Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna”, curated by Gabriele Schor, wandering exhibition, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
2014/15 “Puddle, pothole, portal”, curated by Ruba Katrib and Camille Henrot, SculptureCenter New York, New York, USA
2014 “WOMAN. The Feminist Avant-Garde from the 1970s. Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna”, curated by Gabriele Schor, wandering exhibition, Mjellby Art Museum, Halmstad, Sweden
“Fleeting Imaginaries”, curated by Jesús Fuenmayor, CIFO Art Space, Miami, USA
“artevida: politica [politics]”, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janiero, Brazil
“artevida: corpo [body]” Fundação Casa França-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
“WOMAN. The Feminist Avant-Garde from the 1970s. Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna”, curated by Gabriele Schor, wandering exhibition, Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
2013 12. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Germany
2012 Teresa Burga & Anna Oppermann, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
2011 “Untitled, 12th Istanbul Biennial”, curated by Jens Hoffman, Adriano Pedrosa, Istanbul, Turkey
2009 “Subversive Practices. Art under Conditions of Political Repression. 60s-80s / South America / Europe”, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany
2008 “Arte Nuevo y el fulgor de la Vanguardia. Disidencia, experimental visual y transformaciòn cultural”, curated by Miguel A. López and Emilio Tarazona, Sala Luis Miro Quesad Garland and Sala Raul Porras Barrenechea, Lima, Peru
2007 “La Persistencia de lo Efímero. Orígenes del no-objetualismo peruano: ambientaciones / happening / arte conceptual (1965-1975)”, curated by Miguel A. López and Emilio Tarazona, Cultural Center of Spain, Lima, Peru
2005 “Lima Inhabitada”, Galería John Harriman, Lima, Peru
Asociación Cultural Peruano Británica, curated by Manuel Munive, Lima, Peru
1984 “Las vanguardias de los años 60”, curated by Gustavo Buntinx, Cultural Center of Miraflores, Lima, Peru
1981 1er Coloquio de Arte No-Objetual y Arte Urbano, organisation by Juan Acha, Medellín, Columbia
1978 Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
1970 Annual Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
1969 V Salón de Grabado, ICPNA, Lima, Peru
Annual Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
1968 18 artistas de vanguardia, Galería Quartier Latin, Lima, Peru
Nuevas Tendencias en la Plástica Peruana, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and Fundación para las Artes, Lima, Peru
Colección Paul Grinsten de Pintura Peruana Contemporánea, Museo de Arte, Lima, Peru
Festival Americano de Pintura, II Bienal de Lima, Peru
IV Salón de Grabado, ICPNA, Lima, Peru
1967 Arte Nuevo, Galería Lirolay, Buenos Aires, Brazil
Veintinueve años de pintura en el Perú (1983-1967), ICPNA, Lima, Peru
III Salón de Grabado, ICPNA, Lima, Peru
Galería para las Artes, Lima, Peru
1966 II Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Museo de Arte, Lima, Peru
II Salón de Grabado, ICPNA, Lima, Peru
Arte Nuevo, Galería El Ombligo de Adán, Lima, Peru
Arte Nuevo, Museo de Arte, Lima, Peru
Primer Salón de Pintura, Museo de Arte, Lima, Peru
Exposición de Pintura y Escultura del Perú Contemporáneo, Galería Solisol, Lima, Peru
1964 Galería Candido Portinari, Lima, Peru
1963 Instituto Cultural Peruano-Británico, Lima, Peru
1960 Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo, Lima, Peru
1959 Instituto Cultural Peruano-Británico, Lima, Peru
1958 Asociación Nacional de Escritores y Artistas, Lima, Peru
1957 Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo, Lima, Peru
Catalogues
2015 “Estructuras de aire/Structures of Air”, exhib. cat., Fundación Costantini/Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, 2015
“The Feminist Avant-Garde from the 1970s. Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna”, Gabriele Schor (ed), exhib. cat., Prestel Publishing, Munich, Germany
2014 “artevida: politica [politics]”, exhib. cat., Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janiero, Brazil
2013 “Utopie beginnt im Kleinen – 12.Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach”, Yilmaz Dziewior, Angelika Nollert (ed.), 2013, Stadt Fellbach, Germany, p.50-51.
2011 “Teresa Burga. Informes”, exhib. cat., Esquemas, Intervalos 09/17/2010, Miguel A. López and Emilio Tarazona (e.d), Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano (ICPNA) and Würtembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany
“Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial”, exhib. cat., Jens Hoffmann and Adriano Pedrosa (e.d.), Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Turkey
“The Compendium (12th Istanbul Biennial”, Jens Hoffmann and Adriano Pedrosa (e.d.), Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, interview by Adriano Pedrosa, Turkey
2010 Informes. Esquemas. Intervalos. 09/17/2010, ICPNA, Lima (Cat.), Peru
2009 “Subversive Practices. Art under Conditions of Political Repression. 60s-80s / South America / Europe”, Hans Christ and Iris Dressler (e.d.) Hatje Cantz, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany, 2009
“Conceptualismos do Sul / Sur”, Cristina Freire and Ana Longoni (e.d.), Museo de Arte Contemporaneo of Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
2007 La persistencia de lo efímero, exhib. cat., Centro Cultural de España, Lima, Peru
Arte Nuevo y el fulgor de la Vanguardia, exhib. cat., Sala Luis Miró Quesada Garland and Sala Raúl Porras Barrenechea, Lima, Peru
2006 “Post-Ilusiones. Nuevas visiones. Arte crítico en Lima, 1980-2006”, edited by Luis Alvarado, Paulo Dam, Augusto del Valle, Sharon Lerner, Miguel López and Jorge Villacorta, Lima, Peru, Fundacion Wiese
2005 Asociación Cultural Peruano Británica, exhib. cat., Lima, Peru
1968 18 artistas de vanguardia, exhib. cat., Galería Quartier Latin, Lima, Peru
Nuevas Tendencias en la Plástica Peruana, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and Fundación para las Artes, exhib. cat., Lima, Peru
Colección Paul Grinsten de Pintura Peruana Contemporánea, exhib. cat., Museo de Arte, Lima, Peru
Festival Americano de Pintura, exhib. cat., II Bienal de Lima, Lima, Peru
1967 Arte Nuevo, exhib. cat., Galería Lirolay, Buenos Aires, Brazil
Veintinueve años de pintura en el Perú (1983-1967), exhib. cat., ICPNA, Lima, Peru
1966 Arte Nuevo, exhib. cat., Museo de Arte, Lima, Peru
Primer Salón de Pintura, exhib. cat., Museo de Arte, Lima, Peru
Conceptual works in publications
1981 “Perfil de la Mujer Peruana”, in collaboration with Marie-France Cathelat, Lima, Investigaciones Sociales y Artísticas – Banco Industrial del Perú, Lima, Peru
1977 “Artes Visuales No.18”. México D.F.: Museum of Modern Art of Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. (Includes her work: “Hoja en blanco. Propuesta tentativa de posible desarrollo ulterior (26.12.77)”)
1970 “1/70” and “2/70”. Chicago, School of the Art Institut of Chicago (Includes her works: “Sail boat that permits to compute its desintegration when placed in the water”, “Structures of Air” and “Work that desappears when the spectator tries to aproach it”)