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Pepo Salazar


Vitoria - Gasteiz 1972. Lives and works in New York. He has been producing works on video, performance, installation and sound since 1990.

He has participated in group shows such as: "BAD BOYS" . 50 Venice Biennial. “Prix Altadis”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, “Emergencies”, MUSACk León, “Gure Arte Prizes”k Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Studio 1, Berlin. “Gure Artea 2003”, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao and Artium, Centro Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, “Pepo Salazar / Rich bitch with stinking slit…” in Upstreamgallery, Amsterdam, Holand. “The Peninsula” Singapore History Museum, Singapur. “Staring into Space” Trafo. House of contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary. “8ª Bienal Martinez Guerricabeitia”. Museo de la ciudad, Valencia. “I scream icecream”, Galería Luis Adelantado, Valencia. “Institutional Flirts”, FLACC, Centrum voor kunsten en beeldcultuur, Genk. Belgium.  “Ofelias y Ulises. En torno al Arte Español contemporáneo” 49 Venice Biennial. “Muestra de Arte INJUVE 2001”. Círculo de BB.AA, Madrid. "Videos de Ocasión", Fundación Tapies, Barcelona. «Pintura de Cámara» Centro Cultural Koldo Mitxelena, San Sebastián. "Adquisiciones Recientes 2001-2002" Artium, Centro Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria, among others.

He has shown his work in the following spaces: Upstreamgallery /Amsterdam, Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Oliva Arauna, Madrid. He has received the following awards: Gure Artea prize, the exhibition Arte Joven, Injuve, the grant for creation, MUSAC, a grant for research and creation of the museum Artium, the grant for visual artists CAM, etc…
In addition, he has been a resident artist at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlín, and at FLACC, Belgium.

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