Sally Montes


Sally Montes (Mexican, b. 1981, based in Mexico City) studied Fine Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam.

As a student she was invited to curate a collaborative independent event for Documenta 13 involving three schools, during this time she also gained experience working with artist / curator Robin Kahn and the women of the western Sahara.

Sally Montes is interested in the abstraction of material or immaterial data and or information as an agent for escaping the privatization and monopoly of traditional media. Her work often deals with researching new ways to smuggle information. Her most recent work involves whistled speech used in an isolated community in the Mazatec sierra mountain range.