luis hernández mellizo new BijlmAIR artist in residence 2018±
We are excited to announce that Luis Hernández Mellizo [Bogotá, Colombia, 1978] is the new artist in residence at BijlmAIR! Melizzo will live in the period March/ April 2018 in the residency at Broedplaats Heesterveld.
BijlmAIR is an artist-in-residence of CBK Zuidoost in collaboration with Stedelijk and BRADWOLFF PROJECTS. Every year, each of these art institutions invites an international artist to live and work at the BijlmAIR studio in Amsterdam Zuidoost.
This year, BRADWOLFF PROJECTS invited the Colombian artist Luis Hernández Mellizo. He works on his ongoing project about cultural identities of the artistic scenes in different cities and now puts his focus on issues of artistic and working-class identities in the Bijlmer. The outcome of his residency will be presented from 8 April until 6 May 2018 at Bradwolff Projects.
Luis Hernández Mellizo studied Visual Arts at the National University of Colombia in Bogota and the National University of the Arts in Buenos Aires. His work has been exhibited internationally and he is represented by galería Nueveochenta Bogota.