2013 | NYC | Artist
Rosario Zorraquin & Tomás Maglione
Rosario Zorraquin (b.1984) and Tomás Maglione (b.1985) both live and work in Buenos Aires, Argentina. During their residency at RU, they will work collaboratively on a series of videos realized in New York.
Zorraquin is an emerging painter and video maker who studied at IUNA National University of Fine Arts and at Universidad del Salvador. In 2011, she received the Beca Kuitca / Kuitca Fellowship at the Torcuato di Tella University (directed by artist Guillermo Kuitca, this fellowship is a nontraditional program for a selected group of young artists that encourages fellows to strongly reevaluate their practice, producing new bodies of work). Recent solo exhibitions include: 2012. “Abstracta tú”, Galeria Miau Miau, Buenos Aires; 2011. “Madame Dioz”, Zavaleta Lab Gallery, Buenos Aires. Recent group exhibitions include: 2012. “Nuevas tendencias 11”, Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, Argentina; 2009. “Early Tomorrow”, National Museum of Fine Arts, Neuquén, Argentina.
In 2009, Zorraquin was the finalist for the Petrobras Visual Arts Prize for Young Artists. In 2012, was part of the Banff Center Residency Program (Canada) with a Jim Dinning/Calgary Lougheed Scholarship.
Tomás Maglione is a video installation artist. In 2012, he was part of a pilot program mentored by the Argentinian artist Jorge Macchi at the Torcuado Di Tella University and also participted in the Cinema Experimental Lab program directed by screenwriter, producer and film director Martín Rejtman. In 2011, Maglione received the Curriculum Cero Award (established in 2002 by the Galeria Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, this prestigious prize is a launching pad for encouragement to new talent). Recent exhibitions and lectures include : "Worldaso" at Galeria Ruth Benzacar; "Principios Flexor", Gramatura Exhibition Center, Sao Paulo; "Souvenirs From Earth", Centre Pompidou, Paris and "Poetry Lecture" at the Purr Library, Buenos Aires.
Zorraquin and Maglione's residency is made possible with support from Sofia Sanchez Barrenechea