GUIGUI KOHON.
I was born in Concepción del Uruguay, Argentina in 1969.
I live and Work in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


EDUCATION
2018 Studying Master in communication and cultural creation at CAECE University, Buenos Aires.
1998-2002 Graduated in Plastic Arts and Design. Director Puig Cuyàs. Escola La Massana, Barcelona.
1987-1992 Graduated in Architecture, University of Buenos Aires.

 

WORKSHOPS
2013-2018 Visual Arts Classes with Sergio Bazán.
2017 Cazadores de Arte, Clinic of Contemporary Art with Alejandra Roux and Augusto Zanela.
2011 Workshop Anti project, Diego Bianchi, Di Tella University.
2011 Workshop Archaeology from the corner, Irene Kopelman, Centro de Investigaciones Artísticas.
2010 Open pilot clinic Sergio Bazán, Isidro Miranda Gallery.
2009-2010 Work Clinic Fabiana Barreda.
2006-2008 Sharing experiences with artists of different disciplines. Space Pallars at Poble Nou Barcelona.

 

COURSES
2016 Photographic image Alberto Goldenstein. C.C.Rojas, Buenos Aires.
2012 Introduction to the Works of Beckett with Lucas Margarit | Small illustrated world with María Negroni | Zen Buddismo and the tradition of Japan with Pinkler.
2011 Typewriters and writing mechanisms Anna Kazumi Stahl | The body with Esteban Leraro at MALBA Museum.

 

AWARDS
2017 Dibujos Calendario, Sociedad Central de Arquitectos, award.
2016 Dibujos Calendario, Sociedad Central de Arquitectos, honorific mention.
2013 Petrobras Buenos Aires Free Photo Competition, second Prize.
2001 Marshall of the Lower Silesia Assembly Poland, award.
2001 KGHM Metale S.A Poland, award Self Portrait Prize Legnica.

 

SCHOLARSHIP
2002 Escola La Massana, Spain, end of degree course.

 

RESIDENCE
2002 Off Massana Pueblo Español, Barcelona.

 

TEACHING and LECTURING
2011 to 2016 Associate Director Chair Kweitel-Kohon Design of Accessories, of the Clothing Design Degree Course, UBA;FADU. University of Buenos Aires.
http://accesoriosfadu-kweitel-kohon.blogspot.com.ar

 

PRESENTATIONS
2015 Connecting the dots. Special guest Department of Applied Arts La Escola Massana, Barcelona.
2011 Crossing viewpoints, contributions for Argentine Contemporary Jewellery. Guest at debate forum FNA, Buenos Aires.
2006 Traveling lives, creating worlds. MHIC Museum of the History of Immigration, Catalonia.

 

SOLO SHOWS
2015 Day skin. Site Specific 00/24 One work, one artist, Buenos Aires.
2002 Pasa Porte. Passing through the port, Installation, Sala Petita-La Capella, La Virreina Centre de la Imatge Barcelona.
2000 Lineamientos-Guidelines. Sala de Arte del Ayuntamiento de Vic. España.
1999 The stones of the memory. Sala Art Jove Department of Culture, Generalitat de Catalunya.

 

GROUP SHOWS
2019 Close to the Edge, Argentinian Consulate in Washington, USA

2018 Dispersed Meditations, Curated by Sergio Bazán, Argentinian Consulate in in New York. USA.
2018 Past holds Present. Curated by Ramón Puig Cuyàs and Lorena Lazard, Franz Mayer Museum, México DF.
2018 Cuadrante, Innova Gallery, Pta del Este, Uruguay.
2017 PIN23. Museo Soc.Nacional de Bellas Artes, Lisboa.
2015 1-11-14. Curator Becce and Bazán, C.C.Recoleta, Buenos Aires.
2012 Conjunction. Gachi Prietto Gallery, Buenos Aires.
2012 Postal Collective Action Bombing. Contemporary Art Library, CAAC Centro Andaluz Spain.
2011 Think Twice. Museum of Applied Arts in Estonia Museo Arocena, Torreón-Mexico, MAD NY and Bellevue Arts Museum Washington.
2010 Walking the Gray Area. Emilia Cohen Gallery, Mexico DF.
2010 Author Book Fair. Eclectic Space, Buenos Aires.
2010 Heterogeneity of River Plate. Gachi Prieto Gallery Buenos Aires and Area Gris Mexico DF.
2009 The Design Circus. Fine Arts Circle, Madrid, Spain.
2006 Travelling lives, creating worlds. Curator Remei Sipi. Museo de Historia de Hospitalet, Museum of Immigration of Catalonia.
2006 BUE-BOG-BCN gestures on the body. CCEBA Buenos Aires.
2005 Katika´s dream. Siesta Gallery, Barcelona Spain.
2004 Schmuckeria. Gallery 32 Schmuck & Objeckte. Karlsruhe, Germany
2003 Exhibition of travelling schools. Galleries Sztuki, Stanko, Yes, BWA and Bielak, Poland.
2003 Nomads of the memory. FAD Barcelona Spain.
2003-2005 Anti War Medals. Curated Exhibition Velvet da Vinci Gallery San Francisco, travelling through: Victoria & Albert Museum, O`Gallery USA, TromsøKunstforening, Norway, Electrum Gallery London and Diferença Gallery Lisboa.
2002 Made in Spain. Caractère Neuchâtel Gallery, Switzerland.
2002 Guest Artists. Contacto Directo Gallery, Portugal.
2001 From value to symbol. Observatori (MUVIM) 2nd International Festival of artistic research, Valencia.
2001 Omand Possession. Art exhibition in Tallin, Estonia.
2001 Self Portrait, Sztuki Legnica Gallery, Poland.
2000 Futures posibles. La Capella Barcelona.
1999 Talent 99. Sonderschauder Internationalen Handwerksmesse Munich.

 

COLLECTIONS
Sociedad Central de Arquitectos, Buenos Aires.

 

JURY
2015 Member of the Jury for the Prize Selection of ITAÚ Cultural de Artes Visuales, Argentina.

 

ORGANIZATION
2017 Alphabets, Student`s works Chair Kweitel-Kohon, Design of Accessories at PURE DESIGN, March and September Edition.
2016 Universes, Student`s works of Chair Kweitel-Kohon, Design of Accessories at MALBA SHOP Museum, Buenos Aires.
2014 Access and Leaks,Student`s works of Chair Kweitel-Kohon, Design of Accessories at MALBA SHOP Museum, Buenos Aires | Peuderiena Exhibition BABA Estación de Francia-Bcn, and its journey through galleries in Spain and the Centro Cultural Recoleta, BsAs.
2004 Peuderiena Exhibition BABA Estación de Francia-Bcn, and its journey through galleries in Spain and the C.C.Recoleta, Buenos Aires.
2003 Debate on States of Jewellery, FAD Fomento de Artes Decorativas Barcelona and C.C.Recoleta Buenos Aires.
2003 Annual exhibition Delicatessen members FAD-Barcelona.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017 The other side of identity. Final work research at UNA University Critic of Arts by Florence Kobelt.
2012 The Sourcebook of Contemporary Jewelry Design, Loft Publications.
2011 New Rings 500+Designs from Around the World, N.Estrada Uribe.
2010 100/100 Jewellery Garbage, Limited Edition, Argentina.
2009 The Compendium finale of Contemporary Jewellery Makers, Darling Publications. Cologne, Germany.
2006 Travelling lives, creating worlds, Catalogue Institut del Paisatge Urbà, Townhall, Barcelona.
2006 BUE-BOG_BCN gestures on the body, Catalogue CCBA, Argentina.
2002 b-guided Magazine#12, Catalonia.
2001 Self Portrait, Sztuki Legnicy Gallery, Poland.
2001 Observatori, Museum of Enlightement and Modernity MUVIM, Valencia.
2000 Omand possession, Catalogue of the Triennial of Applied Arts, Tallin.
1999 Talente 99, Edit Handwerk, Germany.