MARÍA IGNACIA WALKER

Santiago- Chile - 1984
My artistic realization finds its shape in Wearable Art.

I am obsessed with the human body, its changes over time, bodily losses and renewal. My work is the result of a dialogue with my body, created from the interaction with objects, amulets, installations and performances.

My pieces of art are objects that quietly give honor to the dead parts of the body, scenes of which we are protagonists every day, and we don´t realize. That’s the thread that connects my entire line of work.

In the three most significant collections of my work, Neltume”(2014), “Trascendieron”(2015) and “Flor de Piel”(2017), I have researched deeply in human body and its rituals, considering the past and the present of them, defining and articulating their actions, mainly involuntary ones.


María Ignacia Walker obtained her first degree in Advertising at Universidad del Desarrollo in 2006, Chile. In October 2015 she graduated from Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School in Florence tutored by the artists Ruudt Peters and Jorge Manilla. She is currently living in Florence, Italy where she teaches in the institute Lorenzo de Medici and works as independent artist.





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Proyecto financiado por
FONDART Convocatoria 2014



mariaignaciawalker@gmail.com