Soledad Sevilla 'Escribir todos sus nombres' at Palais Populaire, Berlin

05 Oct 2022 - 27 Feb 2023

Soledad Sevilla participates in ‘Escribir todos sus nombres’ [To write down all their names], an exhibition curated by Lola Hinojosa at Palais Popularie (Berlin) that gathers together artworks from Helga de Alvear collection made by women artists.

Helga de Alvear has not only been arguably Spain’s most important gallery owner for decades, but also one of the country’s most important collectors and promoters of Spanish contemporary art. On the occasion of Spain’s invitation as this year’s guest country at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the PalaisPopulaire, in cooperation with the Museo Helga de Alvear and the Embassy of Spain, presents the exhibition ESCRIBIR TODOS SUS NOMBRES.

Compiled by curator Lola Hinojosa, Head of Performing Arts and Intermedia Collection at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, the show from the collection of the Museo Helga de Alvear documents an exciting but little-known chapter of contemporary Spanish art. It brings together women artists who, influenced by Constructivist traditions, Minimal Art, as well as conceptual and performance art, developed a formal language that was as reduced as it was associative. Many of the older artists, including Elena Asins or Soledad Sevilla, were closely associated with experimental groups that emerged in Spain during the last decades of the Franco dictatorship. The show refers not only to the urgently needed visibility of women artists, but also to the very specific connection to poetry, linguistics, music, and architecture that links the different generations featured in this exhibition.

Elena Asins, Vera Chaves Barcellos, Ángela de la Cruz, Esther Ferrer, Dora García, Sarah Grilo, Cristina Iglesias, Aurèlia Muñoz, Carmen Láffon, Eva Lootz, Erlea Maneros Zabala, Soledad Sevilla, Susana Solano, Montserrat Soto, Eulàlia Valldosera.

Exhibition in cooperation with Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, and support by the Spanish Embassy and the Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID).


‘Escribir todos sus nombres’

Curated by Lola Hinojosa

05.10.2022 – 27.02.2023

Palais Populaire, Berlin


Image: Soledad Sevilla, Los días con Pesoa, 2021. Colección Helga de Alvear.