Gala Berger (Villa Gesell – Argentina, 1983) is an independent visual artist and curator who lives and works between Buenos Aires, Argentina, San José, Costa Rica and Lima, Peru.
In 2019 she was a member of the RAW Académy # 6 with Koyo Kouoh mentorship, in Dakar, Senegal. Graduated in Visual Arts from the National University of Art (UNA -2002-2007). In 2011 she was a fellow of the Center for Artistic Research (CIA). During 2010-2013 she was a fellow of the Art Program at Di tella Univeristy and the Laboratory of Artistic Research (Lipac -UBA). Teacher in the Aesthetics extension course of self-criticism at the National University of Art Transdepartmental Area of Art Criticism (UNA – 2017). Co-founder of La Ene Museum, New Energy Museum of Contemporary Art (2010 – 2019) and Immigrant (2012 – 2014) and Urgent (2014) spaces.
She coordinated the seventh Tijuana Printed Art Fair in Buenos Aires (2014), Curator of the MALBA Publications Fair (2016) She was Co – director of the Paraguay Printed Art Fair together with Sofia Dourron (2016 -2017). In 2019, was part of the Pagoda Imaginaria residence, and in the Biennial of the Resistance in Guatemala City, Guatemala. In 2018 she was resident curator of the Tallera, Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros in Cuernavaca, Mexico. In 2017, she was part of the annual residency program at Galería Peninsula with the support of FUNARTE, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In 2013 was selected for the annual program of the Puerto Mitla residency in Mexico City, Mexico. In 2012 he was a resident of the Barbosa – Moraes collection in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 2010 she was an artist in residence at KUTSU in Tampere, Finland. In 2009 was a resident artist of SAAP part of the Anyang Public Art Project in South Korea. In 2018 she was the recipient of a CIFO (Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation) scholarship.
Her work has been exhibited individually and collectively in: Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Argentina, Sweden, Peru, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, South Korea, Germany, Chile, Ecuador, United States, Puerto Rico, United Arab Emirates , among others. She has curated and co-curated exhibitions in Argentina, Sweden, Mexico, South Korea, and Costa Rica. She is currently the founder of the Casa MA Feminist Exchange Network, a program of annual exhibitions of Central American Female artists.