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I was born in Lima, Peru in 1995.


I received both my BA and MA in Fine Arts at the IAGN FHNW in Basel (CH), with the support of an educational scholarship I won in 2019.


My work has been part of solo and group exhibitions, most recently at Kunsthaus Baselland(CH), SVĚTOVA 1(CZ), and Ausstellungsraum Klingental(CH). My videos have participated in initiatives such as the international digital platform Corona Kino and I have presented publications at the I NEVER READ art book fair in Basel. I have screened my videos in the Cultural Fair ANTIFIL in Lima and in the Al Este Festival de Lima competition in which I won a Special Mention.


In my practice, I research the relationship between space and architecture and their affective and ideological links. I am also interested in imagining fictitious, alternative, and sometimes utopian places and constructions. All this as part of a process that is accompanied by writing, drawing, and filming habits and that can materialize in different ways in sculpture and installation.


Instagram: josefinaleona_

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