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Born in 1957 in Guatemala City, Guatemala
Lives and works in Unquillo, Córdoba, Argentina

Bibliography
Selected titles in our library

Luis González Palma. Möbius. Publication accompanying the exhibition "Constelaciones de lo intangible", Museo Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, September 28. 2016 - March 19, 2017. With a conversation between Javier Ortiz-Echagüe and the artist. Museo Universidad de Navarra, 2016.

Luis González Palma. With texts by Laura Catelli, Oliva María Rubio, Francisco Nájera, Christian Viveros-Fauné, and Cecilia Fajardo-Hill. Madrid, La Fábrica, 2014.

Luis González Palma. An intimate complicity. 20 years of looking beyond. Exhibition catalogue, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona, October 18 - December 31, 2014. Phoenix, Lisa Sette Gallery, 2014. Edited by Lisa Sette Gallery.

Fuentes Guaza, Luisa. Lenguajes contemporáneos desde Centroamérica. Madrid, Turner, 2013.

XVIII Bienal Arte Paiz. Convivir, compartir. Exhibition catalogue, June 2 - July 1, 2012. With texts by Santiago Olmo (et al.). Guatemala, Fundación Paiz, 2013.

Hernández Hernández, Pablo. Imagen-palabra. Lugar, sujeción y mirada en las artes visuales centroamericanas. Los ojos en las manos. Estudios de cultura visual 1. Madrid, Iberoamericana, 2012.

Acuña Ortega, Víctor Hugo, Alexandra Ortiz Wallner, and Dominique Ratton Pérez. Virginia Pérez-Ratton. Travesía por un estrecho dudoso = Transit through a doubtful strait. San José, Costa Rica, Teorética, 2012.

XI Bienal de Cuenca. Entre-abierto. Aperturas, conexiones y derivas en el arte actual (Vol. 1: Atrabiliario, vol. 2: Hacia un meridiano inquietante, vol. 3: En defensa de la delicadeza). Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador, November 11, 2011 - January 31, 2012. With texts by Fernando Castro Flórez, Agnaldo Farias, Katya Cazar Almache (et al.). Cuenca, Fundación Municipal Bienal de Cuenca, 2012.

Luis González Palma habla con Gerardo Mosquera. Madrid, La Fábrica, 2011.

Changing the Focus: Latin American Photography 1990-2005. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California, February 14 - May 2, 2010. With texts by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill (et al.). Long Beach, California, Museum of Latin American Art MoLAA, 2010.

Luis González Palma. With a text by Rosina Cazali. Madrid, La Fábrica, 2010.

XVII Bienal Arte Paiz. Ver para creer. Exhibition catalogue, April 17 - May 9, 2010. With texts by José Roca (et al.). Guatemala, Fundación Paiz, 2010.

XXXI Bienal de Pontevedra. Utrópicos. Centroamérica e Caribe. Roteiro guía guide. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de Pontevedra, Spain, June 4 - September 12, 2010. With a text by Santiago Olmo. Pontevedra, Deputación de Pontevedra, 2010.

Body politics. Políticas del cuerpo en la fotografía latinoamericana. Edited by Marcelo Brodsky, and Julio Pantoja. Buenos Aires, La Marca Editora, 2009.

Latin America. Auction catalogue, Phillips de Pury, New York, October 3, 2009. With texts and an interview with Vik Muniz by Karen Wright. New York, Phillips de Pury, 2009.

MADC 94/09: Diálogos y correspondencias. Exposición del 15° aniversario del MADC. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo MADC, San José, Costa Rica, February 26 - May 8, 2009. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton and María José Monge. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2009.

Las palabras. Diez años del CCE.C en 26 conversaciones. Córdoba, Centro Cultural España, 2008.

Alonso, Rodrigo (ed.). No sabe / no contesta. Prácticas fotográficas contemporáneas desde América Latina. Buenos Aires, Arte x Arte, 2008.

Kurtenbach, Sabine et.al. (ed.). Zentralamerika heute. Politik, Wirtschaft, Kultur. Frankfurt am Main, Vervuert, 2008.

IKF Latin American art auction 2007. Cisneros Fontanals art foundation. Auction catalogue, IKF Latin American Art Auction at the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, November 8, 2007. Miami, International Kids Fund, 2007.

Puntos de vista. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der Daros-Latinamerica Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany, June 2 - August 26, 2007. With texts by Michael Nungesser and a dialogue between Hans Günter Golinski and Hans-Michael Herzog. Bochum, Museum Bochum, 2007.

Olivares, Rosa (ed.). 100 artistas Latinoamericanos = 100 Latin American artists. Madrid, Exit, 2006.

Los Desaparecidos = The disappeared. Exhibition catalogue, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, USA, March 29 - June 5, 2005 and other venues in USA and South America. With texts by Laurel Reuter (et al.). Milan, Charta, 2006.

Power, Kevin. Pensamiento crítico en el nuevo arte latinoamericano. Lanzarote, Fundación César Manrique, 2006.

Arte Américas. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural Correios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12 - September 25, 2005. With a text by Paulo Herkenhoff. Rio de Janeiro, Centro Cultural Correios, 2005.

Collection remixed. Exhibition catalogue, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, February 3 - May 29, 2005. With texts by Marysol Nieves et al. New York, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2005.

Documenting poetry: Contemporary Latin American photography. Exhibition catalogue, Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA, January 18 - April 17, 2005. With a text by Anne Wilkes Tucker. Lynchburg, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 2005.

Ecos y contrastes. Arte contemporáneo en la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, December 7, 2005 - February 25, 2006, Museo de Arte de El Salvador, San Salvador, April 4 - June 24 2006, TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica, December 7, 2005 - February 19, 2006. With texts by Ariel Jiménez and Virginia Pérez-Ratton. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2005.

La trama e l'ordito. Exhibition catalogue, Pavillion of the Istituto Italo-Latinoamericano at the 51st Venice Biennial, June 12 - November 6, 2005. With texts by Irma Arestizábal and Félix Angel. Venezia, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, 2005.

González, Miguel. Latinoamérica. Visiones y miradas. Cali, Corporación para la cultura, 2005.

Carteles del Museo de Bellas Artes. Collection catalogue, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela. With a text by Susana Benko. Caracas, Fundación Museo de Bellas Artes, 2004.

Coleccionar, comunicar, contactar. 3 experiencias, 1 museo vivo. Published in conjunction with three exhibitions at the Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica: "Coleccionismo contemporáneo. Público/privado", July 4 - September 10, 2002; "Costa Rica en las biennales 2001 - 2002. Venecia - Caribe - Cuenca - Lima - Sao Paulo - Centroamérica", December 6, 2002 - January 30, 2003; "Artistas y el arte del libro", October 15 - December 20, 2002. With texts by Rolando Barahona-Sotela. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2004.

Contemporary art and Latin America. Selections from the Diane and Bruce Halle collection. Exhibition catalogue, Tucson Museum of Art, March 25 - July 4, 2004, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, September 15 - December 12, 2004. With a text by Beverly Adams. Tucson, Tucson Museum of Art, 2004.

Castillo, Luz. Entrevistas. Buenos Aires, Arte x Arte, 2004.

Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo. Antología 1994-2004. Costa Rica. Published on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Museo de Arte y Diseño contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica. With texts by Rolando Barahona-Sotela (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2004.

O feito fotográfico. A colección foto-gáfica do Concello de Vigo = La colección fotográfica del Ayuntamento de Vigo 1984-2000. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Vigo, January 23 - March 21, 2004. With texts by Joan Fontcuberta (et al.). Vigo, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, 2004.

Todo incluido. Imágenes urbanas de Centroamérica. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, January 23 - March 14, 2004. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton (et al.). Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, 2004.

Mapas abiertos. Fotografía latinoamericana. 1991-2002. Exhibition catalogue, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Palau de la Verreina, Barcelona, November 2003 - January 2004 (simultaneous exhibitions). Edited by Alejandro Castellote, with texts by Alejandro Castellanos, Rubens Fernandes Junior, Juan Antonio Molina and Iván de la Nuez. Barcelona, Lunwerg, 2003.

Vigo visións. Colección Fotográfica do Concello de Vigo = Vigio Visións. Colección fotográfica del Ayuntamiento de Vigo. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Vigo, Spain, April 10 - June 8, 2003. With texts by Manuel Sendón, Marta Gili (et al.). Vigo, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, 2003.

3 colectivas en el MADC. EX3 2000, Artistmo 2001, Arquetipos 2002. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, December 7, 2000 - March 3, 2001, May 10 - August 18, 2001, February 7 - March 23, 2002. With texts by Rolando Barahona-Sotela (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2002.

Alfonso Castillo, Marcos López, Luis González Palma, Carlos Trilnick. Exhibition catalogue, arte x arte Galería de Fotografía, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June - July 2002. With texts by Luz Castillo and Alfonso Castillo. Buenos Aires, arte x arte Galería de Fotografía, 2002.

Artists from Latin American cultures. A biographical dictionary. By Kristin G.Congdon and Kara Kelley Hallmark. Westport, Conn. and London, Greenwood Press, 2002.

Atlántica. Revista de Arte y pensamiento 31. El istmo dudoso. Centroamérica arte contemporáneo, 2002.

FotoGrafia. Primo Festival Internazionale di Roma. Exhibition catalogue, First International Festival, Roma, May-June 2002. With texts by Edoardo Albinati (et al.). Milan, Bruno Mondadori, 2002.

La Mirada. Looking at photography in Latin America today. Exhibition catalogue, Daros Exhibitions, Löwenbräu, Zurich, October 25, 2002 - March 29, 2003. Edited by Hans-Michael Herzog, with an essay by David Levi Strauss, interviews with the artists by Hans-Michael Herzog. Zurich, Edition Oehrli, 2002.

La mirada crítica. Luis González Palma. Exhibition catalogue, Australian Centre for Photography, Paddington (Australia), May 3 - June 9, 2002. With texts by Alasdair Foster (et al.). Paddington, Australian Centre for Photography, 2002.

Mesoamérica. Oscilaciones y artificios. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, August 6 - October 11, 2002. With essays by Vivianne Loría , Olivier Debroise and Carlos Sojo. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, 2002.

La Biennale di Venezia. 49. Esposizione internazionale d'arte. Platea dell'umanità = Plateau of humankind = Plateau der Menschheit = Plateau de l'humanité. Exhibition catalogue, 49th Venice Biennial, Giardini di Castello, Arsenale, June 10 - November 4, 2001. With an essay by Harald Szeemann and contributions by Germano Celant (et al.). Milan, Electa, 2001.

Temas centrales. Primer simposio Centroamericano de prácticas artísticas y posibilidades curatoriales contemporáneas. First regional symposium on contemporary Central American artistic practices and curatorial possibilities, Auditorio Nacional, San José, Costa Rica, May 2000. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, TEOR/e?Tica, 2001.

Rubiano Caballero, Germán. Art of Latin America 1981-2000. New York, Inter-American Development Bank, 2000.

Rubiano Caballero, Germán. Arte de América Latina 1981-2000. New York, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, 2000.

Poetry and passion. Recent work by Luis González Palma. Exhibition catalogue, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, September 11 - October 2, 2000. With a text by Dornith Doherty. Denton, University of Texas Art Gallery, 2000.

V coloquio latinoamericano de fotografía. Mexico City, 1996. Mexico City, Centro de la Imagen, 2000. Edited and texts by Patricia Mendoza (et al.)

BIF 1999 Frontera. 9 Bienal Internacional de Fotografía. Exhibition catalogue, Centro de la Imagen, México DF, 1999. With texts by Patricia Mendoza (et al.). Mexico City, Centro de la Imagen, 1999.

La raíz del paraíso. La exposición homenaje a Luis González Palma. Exhibition brochure, Fundación Paiz, Guatemala City, 1999. With texts by Ticio Escobar (et al.). Guatemala, Fundación Paiz, 1999.

Wood, John. Luis González Palma. Poems of sorrow. Santa Fe, Arena Editions, 1999.

Luis González Palma. Silence of the gaze. Exhibition catalogue, The Landmark Gallery, Lubbock, Texas, March 26 - May 9, 1999. With texts by Allan Douglass Coleman (et al.). Lubbock, The Landmark Gallery, 1999.

Billeter, Erika. A song to reality. Latin-american photography 1860 - 1993. Barcelona, Lunwerg Editores, 1998.

Rodríguez, Bélgica. Arte centroamericano. San José/Costa Rica, Educa, 1998.

Leonelli, Laura. El Silencio de los Mayas. Luis González Palma. Lunwerg Editores, S.A., 1998.

Sin fronteras. Grupo Causa. Centro América Unida por su arte. Exhibition catalogue, Galería Plástica Contemporánea, Guatemala, Galería Portales, Tegucicalpa, Galería Codice, Managua, Nicaragua, Galería Valanti, San José, Costa Rica, June 11 - July 1998.. Guatemala City, Galería Plástica Contemporánea, 1998.

Así está la cosa. Instalación y arte objeto en América Latina. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural Arte Contempráneo, México, July 25 - October 20, 1997. With texts by Kurt Hollander, Gerardo Mosquera (et al.). Mexico City, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, 1997.

Sexta Bienal de La Habana. El individuo y su memoria / L'individu et sa mémoire. Exhibition catalogue, 6th Habana Biennial, Centro Wifredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba, May-June 1997. Edited by Nelson Herrera Ysla, with texts by Miguel Barnet (et al.). Paris, Association Française d'Action Artistique / La Habana, Centro Wifredo Lam, 1997.

23. Bienal Internacional São Paulo. Exhibition catalogue, 23. Bienal Internacional São Paulo, October 5 - December 8, 1996. With texts by Nelson Aguilar (et al.). São Paulo, Fundaçao Bienal de São Paulo, 1996.

Coleman, A.D. Critical focus. Photography in the international image community. Munich, Nazraeli Press, 1996.

El espíritu de una colección. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica. With a text by Virginia Pérez-Ratton. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 1996.

Mesótica II. Centroamérica: re-generación. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, 1996. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 1996.

Relaciones. Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo 1996, San José, Costa Rica, March - June 1996. With a text by Virginia Pérez-Ratton. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 1996.

Havanna/São Paulo. Junge Kunst aus Lateinamerika. Exhibition catalogue, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. March 23 - June 5, 1995. With texts by Alfons Hug (et al.). Berlin, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 1995.

Die 5. Biennale von Havanna. Kunst, Gesellschaft, Reflexion. Eine Auswahl. Exhibition catalogue, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, September 15 - December 11, 1994. With texts by Wolfgang Becker and Llilian Llanes, with contributions by Nelson Herrera Ysla (et al.). Aachen, Thouet Verlag, 1994.

Image and memory. Photography from Latin America 1866-1994. Edited by Wendy Watriss and Lois Parkinson Zamora, essays by Boris Kossoy and Fernando Castro. Houston, University of Texas Press; Fotofest, 1994.

Quinta Bienal de la Habana. Arte, Sociedad, Reflexión. Exhibition catalogue, 5th Habana Biennial, Centro Wifredo Lam, May 1994. With texts by Nelson Herrera Ysla (et al.). Madrid, Tabapress S.A., 1994.

Tierra de tempestades = Land of tempests. New art from Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. Exhibition catalogue, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, November 1994 -January 1995, Leicester City Gallery, February - April 1995, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, April - May 1995, Sunderland Library and Arts Centre, August - September 1995, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, April - May 1997, Huddersfield Art Gallery, June - July 1996. With texts by Joanne Bernstein (et al.). Preston, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, 1994.

Orive, María Cristina. Luis González Palma. Buenos Aires, La Azotea, 1993.

Nájera, Francisco. Luis González Palma. 1993. [S.l.]: [s.n.], 1993.

Fotofest 1992. The international month of photography. Exhibition catalogue, Fotofest, Houston, Texas, USA, March 7 - April 5, 1992. With texts by Wendy Watriss, and Frederick Baldwin. Houston, Texas, Fotofest Inc., 1992.

Uncommon ground. 23 Latin American artists. Exhibition catalogue, College Art Gallery, College at New Paltz, New York, October 3 - November 5, 1992. With texts by Carla Stellweg, Berta Sichel (et al.). 1992.

Facio, Sara. La fotogalería. Buenos Aires, La Azotea, 1990.

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