PROYECTOSMONCLOVA was established in 2005 in Mexico City as an experimental platform for emerging artists. Expanding and consolidating its program over the years the gallery has evolved into one of the most important forums for contemporary art in Mexico, emphasizing on the dialogue between local and international artists from different generations.

In 2012 the gallery moved to a newly designed location in Colonia Roma, which offers 2 exhibition spaces and a fully equipped video room for large-scale cinematographic projections thus offering their artists architectonic diversity and a platform of various formats. PROYECTOSMONCLOVA stages 6 to 10 exhibitions per year as well as a public program with talks, screenings and performances to enrich its discursive potential.

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Anna Virnich

Anna Virnich (1984, Berlin) lives and works in Berlin. Her artistic practice has recently focused on producing works that incorporate found fabrics as well as new textiles, which the artist stretches on wooden frames to create organic and almost painterly compositions that oscillate between transparency and density, foreground and background. Working with different textiles and textures, Virnich emphasizes traces of past use on the cloth – weather stains, dirt marks, human sweat. She then manipulates the fabric, leaving gaps, flaws, seams and sometimes adding fragrances to the fabric. The bodily and physical aspects of the work are crucial, as is the element of fetish. The constant flux in the working process between adding and withdrawing, disclosing and concealing reveals itself in Virnich’s tableaus.

2668Anna Virnich
Untitled #14, 2013, Various fabrics on wooden stretcher, dimensions: 85.1 x 139.7 x 3.5 cm
2454Anna Virnich
Sweat, Tears and the Ocean II, 2016, stitched bleached satin, silk and nylon on wooden frame, dimensions: 160 x 150 cm
2452Anna Virnich
Sweat, Tears and the Ocean I, 2016, stitched bleached satin, rayon and nylon on wooden frame, dimensions: 160 x 150 cm
1726Anna Virnich
Nervous Moments Membranes #1, 2016, bleached satin, raw silk and snakeskin on wooden stretch frame, dimensions: 310 x 230 x 5.5 cm
2357Anna Virnich
A strange beautiful animal, 2016, raw silk, silk and leather on silk mounted on wooden stretch frame, dimensions: 200 x 140 x 3.5 cm
1720Anna Virnich
Untitled (Mexico Blue), 2016, bleached textile and polyester on wooden stretch frame, dimensions: 200 x 140 x 3.5 cm
1717Anna Virnich
Untitled, 2016, silk and mantilla on wooden stretch frame, dimensions: 200 x 140 x 3.5 cm
1724Anna Virnich
Shivering Spine #2, 2016, leather and lace on tulle mounted on wooden stretch frame, dimensions: 200 x 140 x 3.5 cm
2361Anna Virnich
Untitled (#29), 2016, silk and twine on wooden stretch frame, dimensions: 116 x 95 cm
2670Anna Virnich
Untitled #12, 2013, Various fabrics on wooden stretcher, dimensions: 119.6 x 159.8 x 3.5 cm
767Anna Virnich
Untitled, 2014, leather on nylon mounted on wooden stretch frame, dimensions: 180 x 120 x 3.5 cm
773Anna Virnich
Untitled, 2013, nettle linen and goat leather on wood, dimensions: 140 x 140 cm
775Anna Virnich
Eau de Javel, 2013, silk and viscose on wood, bleach, dimensions: 180 x 130 cm
769Anna Virnich
Leather on Heather, 2014, lamb leather and yarn on wooden stretch frame, dimensions: 160 x 130 cm
1321Anna Virnich
Leather on Heather (detail), 2014, lamb leather and yarn on wooden stretch frame, dimensions: 160 x 130 cm