Vicente Mollestad

Vicente Mollestad artistic practice develops within and around the theme of the West’s (conflicted) relationship to the non-Western.

The meeting point betweeen forms the basis for (the production of) ideas and discourse mainfested in installations, interventions, activism, painting and performance.

Vicente is based in La Paz, Bolivia but 
is currently in a residency stay in Skien, Norway.

This website is under construction, to see some work from the older website press here.


Upcoming:
  1. Hvitsten Salong 30.07.21
      Sleeping Outside the House

  2. Greenlight District 17.11.21
      The Cannibal Archive

  3. Spriten Kunsthall 2022
      TBA.
Mark







Født i La Paz, Bolivia. Oppvokst i Norge.
Bor og jobber i La Paz, Bolivia.

Nettside: www.vicente-mollestad.com
E-post: vicente.mollestad@gmail.com


Utdannelse:

2015-2017 The Sandberg Instituut,
Department of Fine Arts, MFA.

2012-2015 Bergen Academy of Art and Design,
Department of Fine Arts, BFA.

2013-2014 Korea National University of Arts,
(Utveksling, 2 semestre)

Utvalgte solo-utstillinger:

2021 More Lost Summers of My Youth,
Telemarks Kunstsenter, Skien, Norge.

2019 Veranos Perdidos de mi Juventud
Eufforia Games, La Paz, Bolivia.

2018 I Close My Eyes But Never To Sleep,
Forlatt bygning, La Paz, Bolivia

2017 Green Infernos,
Ellen de Bruijne PROJECTS, Amsterdam, Nederland.

2016 CGDGCE,
Gallery 427, Riga, Latvia.

Utvalgte gruppeutstillinger:

2019 Pictorica, Aproximaciones a la nueva pintura boliviana,
Centro Cultural Simón I. Patiño, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

2018 In The Forest
Odru Project, Seoul, Sør-Korea.

2018 Larga Noche de Museos,
CAF, La Paz, Bolivia.

2016 If it like, like, like then it probably is
Neverneverland, Amsterdam, Nederland.


Kunstneropphold/Residencies:

2021 Skien Kunstneropphold
Skien, Norge.

2019 Incheon Art Platform
Incheon, Sør-Korea.

2018 La Pan Residencia
Valparaiso, Chile.

2018 Residencia Inmaterial
La Paz, Bolivia.




ABSTRACTION AND EMPIRICAL ILLUSTRATION
We live our lives made up of a great quantity of isolated instants. So as to be lost at the heart of a multitude of things. (From the Double Dream of Spring, 1970.)




  1. Gavrilo Princip’s last grocery list written
  2. The time that alligator ate that fish
  3. When the Yongzheng Emperor found that weird dust bunny under his throne
  4. The great earthquake of Alexandria
  1. The invention of expectation in literature
  2. When the heaviest cacao fruit fell in Takalik Abaj
  3. Animesh eats his first Fly Agaric mushroom