The selection curated by Sharon Lerner will bring together the most international generation of Peruvian artists, many of whom are under fifty years of age and have pursued a large part of their careers in other countries. The emphasis on the importance of the artists and their origins over and above other geographic limitations will also be shown in this space, which aims to disseminate the work of artists from Peru from the past century until now.
Continuing with ARCOmadrid's commitment to individual presentations and those created in a dialogue, the format also extends to the galleries of ' Peru at ARCO`. This programme will bring together a total of 23 artists from the country, including Fernando Bryce, Teresa Burga, Sandra Gamarra, Miguel Aguirre, Antonio Páucar, Herbert Rodríguez, Elena Damiani, Ximena Garrido Lecca, José Vera Matos, Carlos Runcie Tanaka and Rita Ponce. León, to which is added a representation of the country's creators at other sections of the Fair, such as Daniel Jacoby, Daniela Ortiz and Lúa Coderch, which will bring collectors, professionals and the general public closer to the contemporary artistic production in this market.
The programme ' Peru at ARCO' will have the participation of seven Peruvian galleries 80M2 Livia Benavides; Del Paseo; Forum; Ginsberg, Impakto, Revolver and Wu, to which other European galleries Barbara Thumm, American galleries Alexander and Bonin, Henrique Faria and Rolf Art, and Spanish galleries Casado Santapau, Elba Benitez, Juana de Aizpuru and Projectesd will join to represent the Peruvian artists in the section.
The architecture and the design of the space in this special section will gain a great prominence, comprising a new format within ARCO, with a logic that is more exposition than exhibition. In parallel, Mariana Leguía and Maya Ballen will be responsible for creating the gallery space within the special section Peru at ARCO, creating a flowing environment that will enable visitors to tour the pieces by Peruvian artists clearly and respectfully within the space dedicated to each project.