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  • Sylvia Palacios Whitman, Slingshot, 1975. Performance view, Idea Warehouse, New York, 1975. Sylvia Palacios Whitman.

    Sylvia Palacios Whitman, Slingshot, 1975. Performance view, Idea Warehouse, New York, 1975. Sylvia Palacios Whitman.

    Sylvia Palacios Whitman

    Centro Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo

    Born and raised in Chile, Sylvia Palacios Whitman developed her work in New York beginning in the early 1970s. This exhibition, “Alrededor del borde/Around the Edge,” marked its first presentation in her home country. Curator Jennifer McColl Crozier brought together sketches, objects, performance documentation, and press clippings that made it possible for visitors to enter the universe constructed by the artist.

    Although she briefly studied visual art at the Escuela de Bellas Artes de Santiago, Palacios Whitman would take dance as her primary medium. She called the presentations of her work in

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