Francisca Aninat

– Casa Wabi 2021

Community Project

Notas biográficas II
The proposal of the work was to write an open story where the cultures of oral/popular narration are graphed together with the daily reality of these communities, also establishing a cross between stories of neighboring towns.


  • Alumbra la piedra dentro del venado Barro cocido

  • Alumbra la piedra dentro del venado Barro cocido

Alumbra la piedra dentro del venado
Barro cocido


Lives and works in Chile

Francisca Aninat, Santiago, 1979. Graduated in Art History from the University of Maryland in the United States; She has a degree in Plastic Arts from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a Master of Arts from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She lives and works in Chile, she is a professor at the Alberto Hurtado University in the Department of Philosophy and Humanities.

Through the use of different materialities, her interest lies in generating a cross between the pictorial processes and the narratives of everyday life. Her work establishes connections with artisan procedures that awaken a tactile dimension, where concepts such as collection, fragmentation and reconstruction are central to her work. She has participated in various exhibitions in London, France, Mexico, the United States, the Netherlands, Bolivia, and Puerto Rico. She recently made an installation in the historic building of Hospital San Juan de Dios in Santiago, this is the first hospital founded in Chile. Her work is part of the Cisneros Fontanals Foundation and the Museum of Modern Art in the United States, the Femsa collection in Mexico, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chile and the David Roberts Art Foundation in England, among others.

She has received the National Fund for Culture and the Arts, the Scholarship for Academic Excellence for study abroad, and the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Scholarship and Commission Program. Among her current projects, her participation in the Bienal Paiz de Guatemala and an investigation that she will carry out in the Pre-Columbian Museum of Chile stands out. Her work has been published in various media such as Editorial Ikrek (Sao Paulo), Ediciones Universidad Diego Portales and D21 editores (Santiago).
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