Tania Lombeida Miño (1980)
Multidisciplinary artists, she completed a Masters in Artistic Creation: Contemporary Realisms and Treatment of Environments, at the University of Barcelona. She graduated in Fine Arts at the Universidad Central del Ecuador, and in Restauration and Museum Studies at the Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial. She co-funded the art collective La Emancipada, with which she manages the Annual Meeting for Arte Mujeres Ecuador (AME). She also manages the project ARCHIVAS & DOCUMENTAS_Mujeres, Arte & Visualidades Ecuador (Archives & Documents_Women, Art & Visibilities Ecuador) – an online data base about women artists and their work in the art systems. She worked as a consultant for the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI) alongside MERCOSUR and the Argentinian Ministry of Culture, for the project Mapa de Residencias Artísticas del Mercosur (2017).
In 2013 she was awarded an academic grant by the Ecuadorian government to continue her postgraduate studies in art. She has been awarded the Grant Fund for Art and Culture Projects by the Ministry of Culture and Heritage of Ecuador (both for individual and collective projects) in 2008, 2016, and 2017.
Her published work includes: “Case of Study: Ecuadorian Women’s Art Venue” in Feminism and Museums vol 1 (2017); Archivas & Documentas: un espacio de enunciación para las mujeres artistas in Zoila (2018). ”Ecuador la Tierra y el Oro. Visualidades en resistencia: contacto-transferencia-interpretación de la cobertura mediática 1990-2014”, University of Barcelona (2014),
Her work has been displayed in various museums, cultural centres, and galleries in Ecuador and abroad (Germany, Venezuela, Spain).
Un ensayo sobre "la dormición de la Virgen"
(An Essay on the Dormition of the Virgin)
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Tania Lombeida Miño
Photoengraving on paper, 35 x 25cm
Tránsito de la Virgen (Passing of the Virgin)
Author anonymous, oil on Alabaster. Convent Museum Fray Pedro Gocial, Quito. 17th Century (photograph: Tania L. Miño).
In the early hours of the morning she entered the residence of her partner who beat her with a hammer in the head, he tied her with a rope and hung her. The crime was committed because her partner found out that she had been unfaithful, he had seen some messages and pictures of her infidelity.