Guatemalan Civil War (1960-1996)
Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa currently lives and works in Guatemala. The Guatemalan civil war (1960-1996) is a recurring subject in his work, often softened by an absurd and humurous approach that fails to conceal the force of history that precedes it.
Photo credit: Will May
A Look Inside:
Born │ Guatemala, 1978
Education │ Masters of Fine Arts (Art Institute of Chicago, 2008), Bachelors of Fine Arts (Emily Carr University of Art & Design)
Awards │ Grants & Commissions Award from CIFO (2015), DAAD Fellowship (U.S.A.), Premio ARCO Comunidad de Madrid para Jóvenes Artistas (Spain), John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship (U.S.A.), Akademie Schloss Solitude Fellowship (Germany)
Selected Exhibitions │ Gwangju Biennial (Korea), Casa de América (Spain), Proyectos Ultra Violeta (Guatemala), Artspeak (Canada), Des Pacio (Costa Rica), Centro Cultural de España- Cultura Hispánica (Guatemala), EFA Project Space (U.S.A.), La Friche Belle de Mai (France), Tate Modern (United Kingdom), SKOL (Canada)