Livia Corona Benjamín was born in Ensenada, Mexico in 1975 and now works between Mexico and the US. She has received a BFA from The Art Center in Pasadena, California, has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and an SNCA (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte) Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and was a nominee for Prix Pictet in 2013.
A central theme of her work is the relationship between the human and the human-made. One of her ongoing projects, Infinite Rewrite, examines conical grain silos in rural Mexico reminiscent of pre-Hispanic pyramids that were built under the auspices of the defunct CONASUPO program (Compañía Nacional de Subsistencias Populares) through photographs, pictograms, and a documentary video entitled Nadie Sabe, Nadie Supo/Graneros del Pueblo. Corona Benjamín’s work has been exhibited at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, el Museo de Arte Moderno, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Corona Benjamín is also the author of two books: Enanitos Toreros (2008) and Of People and Houses (2009)