Luz Gyalui - Producer

Luz Gyalui is a contemporary art, performance art and independent film producer born in Argentina and based in Paris and Los Angeles. She is a producer at LUMA Arles (France) for LUMA Foundation and is organizing a performance art program for the exhibition BENTU, des artistes chinois dans la turbulence des mutations at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris in 2016.

She has served as Producer, Project Manager, and Artistic Organizer on numerous global multidisciplinary art projects including the 56th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia: All The World’s Futures (Venice 2015), La Triennale 2012: Intense Proximity (Paris 2012), Meeting Points 6: Locus Agonistes: Practices and Logics of the Civic (Beirut, Brussels, Athens and Berlin 2011-2012), the 7th Gwangju Biennial: Annual Report: A Year in Exhibitions (South Korea 2008), and the 2nd International Biennial of Contemporary Art Seville: The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society (Spain 2006).

Furthermore Gyalui is since 2013 the Project Manager of Durub Al Tawaya, an annual performance art program organized by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority in the United Arab Emirates.

She has acted as general coordinator on Thomas Hirschhorn’s solo exhibition Flamme éternelle at Palais de Tokyo in 2014, which convened over 200 contributors, and produced the show Adel Abdessemed: L’âge d’or at Mathaf (Arab Museum of Modern Art) in Doha in 2013. Other exhibition productions include Francis Alÿs: Walking Distance from the Studio; Robert Frank: Storylines; and Antoni Tàpiès: Retrosepctive at MACBA (Museo d’Art Contemporani Barcelona) in 2004-2005, as well as Eyeleeds & Lips at PhotoEspaña 2004 (Madrid).

On the film front, Gyalui produced in 2010-2011 the independent feature film Stealing Summers, an English language motion picture shot on location in Buenos Aires that premiered at the Valladolid Film Festival and was distributed in the United States and Europe. Her first film, the short titled Ida y vuelta was produced in 2008 in Los Angeles and screened in competition at South By Southwest, the New York Latino Film Festival and the Festival de cine de Málaga among other high profile internationl festivals.