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lisa gordillo

Lisa Gordillo is an artist, traveller, and expert nest-builder based in Michigan’s upper peninsula. She combines found objects, hand-made pieces, and theatricality into acts of sculptural storytelling. Her work is frequently built from conversations surrounding immigration, borders, environmental justice, and human rights.


Artist-in-residence, Santa Fe Art Institute “Truth and Reconciliation Residency” (in collaboration w Hugo Gordillo), 2018-19

Artist-in-residence, International Poetry Festival of Aguacatán, Guatemala, 2017

Prohibido Orinar Aquí (solo exhibit), Centro Intercultural Efraín Recinos, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, 2017

Founder, The Eva Luna Project, collaborative arts ensemble linking incarcerated & non-incarcerated communities, 2010-13

Kotcích, collaborative performance-event, Prague Quadrennial (led by Rolf Abderhalden Cortes), 2011

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