Ana Alenso is a Venezuelan artist based in Berlin, Germany. Working with sculpture, photography, installation, sound and video, her work builds an allegorical cosmos that reflects on the economic, social and ecological risks and conflicts associated with the mechanisms of natural resource extraction. Alenso studied Media Art & Design at the Bauhaus University Weimar, Art in Context at the Berlin University of the Arts and Painting at the Armando Reveron University of the Arts in Caracas. She has been awarded numerous grants and scholarships, among others by Stiftung Kunstfonds, DAAD and Berlin Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa and the Berlin Art Prize. She participated in residency programs at Goethe Institut in Chile, Villa Sträuli in Switzerland, Urbane Künste Ruhr und KunstVerein Ruhr in Germany. Recent exhibitions and collaborations include: Oil, Beauty and Horror in the Petrol Age at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg in Germany; Conference: Experience of Oil at Stavanger Museum in Norway; The Garden Bridge at Brücke Museum in Berlin; The Metabolic Rift by Atonal Berlin, El Museo de la democracia in NGBK Berlin and Terrestrial assemblage in collaboration with Floating University Berlin.
Detailed CV and Portfolio upon request.
Contact me: anaalenso(@)gmail.com