Curated by Natalie S. Loveless & Soledad Novoa

June 25 — August 27, 2014 | The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo & the Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago

Opening Reception & Evening of Live Performance: June 26, 2016, 7:30 pm

New Maternalisms Chile, held concurrently at the NMBA and MAC, is a co-curation from the Canadian curator Natalie Loveless and the Chilean curator Soledad Novoa. This 2014 exhibition brings artists from Europe and North America together with Chilean artists working in performance, performance-based video, and performance-based installation to examine the generative questions informing the first New Maternalisms in a transnational context.

Live Performance: Alejandra Herrera Silva, Hélène Matte, Courtney Kessel, Yenniferth Beccerrra, Catalina Bauer, Leena Kela, Senoritaugarte.

Performance-Based Installation & Objects: Catalina Bauer and Amelia Ibanez, Carolina Hernández, Loreto Pérez, Ángela Ramirez, Gabriela Rivera, Ximena Zomosa

Performance-Based Video: Jill Miller, Lenka Clayton, Jess Dobkin, Irene Lusztig, Tanya Lukin-Linklater, Alejandra Ugarte

Screening Series: Jess Dobkin, Marni Kotak, Michelle Brown, Victoria Singh, Gina Miller


A symposium was held at the NMBA on June 28th, 2014, on contemporary art and the maternal, featuring the exhibition curators, artists, and Dr. Jennie Klein as the symposium interlocutor. On August 27th, 2014, a launch event was held at the MAC for the exhibition catalogue.