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Alejandra Salinas

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Alejandra Salinas, wearing a grey shirt

Biography

Alejandra Salinas works as an artist duo with Aeron Bergman. Bergman and Salinas have shown work internationally at institutions such as the 4th Athens Biennale; 1st Bergen Assembly Triennial; 2007 Turku Biennial; 1st Struer Tracks Sound Art Biennial; Steirischer Herbst 2013, Graz; Fundação de Serralves, Porto; Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK; Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna; Kunsthall Aarhus, Denmark; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; ICC Tokyo; IASPIS, Stockholm; Lincoln Center and DAC in New York City; e-flux and Berlin Film Festival in Berlin; Center for Contemporary Art Glasgow; Edinburgh Film Festival and Dundee Contemporary Art in Scotland; MOCA Novi Sad; Taipei Fine Art Museum; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Centre George Pompidou and Palais de Tokyo in Paris; IMO and Nikolaj Kunsthal in Copenhagen; Henie Onstad Art Center, Kunstnernes Hus and 0047 in Oslo, MUDAM Luxembourg; Ruler and HIAP in Helsinki; The Luminary, St. Louis; The Ski Club, Milwaukee; Poor Farm, Wisconsin; FUEGO, Mexico City; and Artspace New Haven, among many others.

Bergman and Salinas founded the artist-run space Institute for New Connotative Action: INCA and the independent art publisher INCA Press. Their sound art has been broadcast on radio such as the BBC and Resonance FM, in London; WDR Cologne; R2 Madrid; SV2 Stockholm; Radio France; CBC Canada; WFMU New York; and Taipei Philharmonic Radio. The pair won an award of distinction in digital music at the Prix Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria. They have been artist in residence at institutions such as IASPIS in Stockholm, GuestRoomMaribor, and The Luminary in St. Louis.

Salinas was Senior Artist-in-Residence at the University of Washington 2013–2017 and Assistant Professor at the Pacific Northwest College of Art 2017-2022.