Patricia Esquivias

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Patricia Esquivias is a Venezuelan-born Spanish artist[1] who works primarily with video.[2] She was born in 1979 in Caracas.[3] Esquivias received her BA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London in 2001 and her MFA from California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 2007.[3] Esquivias' work is often characterized as a form of story telling,[2] and Esquivias often acts as narrator, using her own voice as narration in her videos.[1][4] Many of Esquivias' videos center around themes of history and memory.[2]


Esquivias has had shows in Madrid[5] Los Angeles,[3] New York City,[1] Marrakech and other cities around the world. Her work is in the collection of the Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid.

Past shows[edit]


  • Folklore I (2005)
  • Reads Like the Paper (2005–10)
  • The Future Was When? (2009)
  • Of a short stay (2010–11)
  • Natures at the Hand (2006)[3]


  1. ^ a b c d Walleston, Aimee (7 May 2010). "A History of Coincidences". Art In America. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Moscoso, Manuela. "Patricia Esquivias". BOMB-Artists in Conversation. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Hammer Projects: Patricia Esquivias". Hammer.
  4. ^ "Artists". ENPAP. European Network of Public Art Producers. Archived from the original on 23 August 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Patricia Esquivias". Archivo De Creadores De Madrid. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 26 April 2015.