Regina Josè Galindo was born in 1974 in Guatemala, lives and works in Guatemala. Regina José Galindo’s artistic practice situates her own body in a public dimension in a way that can be identified by anybody who has witnessed the violence and sadism of certain political events and personal disgrace. Since she was invited by Harald Szeemann to the 49th Venice Biennale with the work El dolor en un panuelo and made on the occasion the performance Piel, Regina José Galindo has presented her work in numerous international exhibitions. Awarded the Golden Lion for best under 35 artist two editions later for Himenoplastia, in the 51st Venice Biennale where she also presented Golpes and ¿Quién puede borrar las huellas?, Galindo has also participated in the Istambul, Prague and Tirane biennials, as well as in major international institutions such as Pac in Milan, Tate, Guggenheim, PS1 in New York and Le Plateau in Paris. Her work is also present in important private and public collections, such as the Pompidou, Guggenheim, Rivoli Museum in Torino, or the Miami Art Museum and Cisneros Fontanals Collection in Miami.