José Carlos Martinat

José Carlos Martinat (Lima-Peru) lives and Works in Lima Peru. Martinat’s projects are characterized by exploring a relationship with the context in which it is presented, on a social, cultural or political level, in order to achieve a real and direct communication between the viewer, the work and the space. Martinat works within a multidisciplinary practice utilizing sculpture, robotics, programming, audio, sound, appropriation and interaction where relevant. His work has taken part in various exhibitions in Latin-American, Europe y USA like: Eva+a Ireland Biennial, Mercosur Biennial, Triennial Poligráfica of Puerto Rico, Nord Holland biennial with Marljolijn Dijkman, Biennial Shanghai Biennial (China), Habana Biennial, Saatchi gallery (London) Carrillo Gil de México, Tate modern (London) Contemporary art museum of Vigo (Spain), IFA (Germany), La Laboral (Spain), Mali (Lima), Pinacoteca (Sao Paulo, Tate (London), WWVF (Holland) among others, is represented by Revolver gallery of Lima and Leme gallery of Sao Paulo. His works take part of collections like Tate museum, Moma, Malba, Saatchi, Mali, among others.

De la serie Ejercicios Superficiales (From the series Superficial Exercises) (2013)

Extraction from the wall, resin, and fiberglass

170 x 184 cm

Courtesy of Estrellita Brodsky

Martinat    Shiva Gallery Art Image