Abraham Cruzvillegas (Mexican, born )

Timeline

1968
born in México City, Mexico
1987–1991
member of Gabriel Orozco's workshop
2005
Residency at Atelier Calder, Saché, France
2006
Residency at Brownstone Foundation, Paris, France
2007
Residency at Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Umbria, Italy
2008
Residency at Cove Park/CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
2008
Artist Research Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
2009
Residency at the Wattis Institute/CCA, San Francisco, USA
2010–2011
DAAD Artists in Berlin Residency Program, Berlin, Germany
Studied Pedagogy in the National University of Mexico

Exhibitions

2013
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
2012–2013
9th Shanghai Biennale
2012
Nuestra imagen actual: Autorretratos recientes. Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
2012
Autoconstrucción: Antonio Castro, Abraham Cruzvillegas & Antonio Fernández Ros, Tate Modern, London, UK
2012
dOCUMENTA 13. Kassel, Germany
2012
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institue for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
2012
Autokonstrukschön, A Project by Abraham Cruzvillegas, Arratia Beer Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2012
9th Gwangju Biennal, Gwangju, South Korea
2012
9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
2011
Istanbul Biennial
2011
Autoconstrucción: The Film. The New Museum, New York, USA (solo)
2011
Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Optimistic Failure of a Simultaneous Promise. Modern Art Oxford, England (solo)
2011
Autoconstrucción (Extraits). Le Grand Café, Saint Nazaire, France (solo)
2011
The Self Builders Groove. DAAD, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2011
Dia: Chelsea, Artists on Artists. Lecture series, Dia Art Foundation, New York, USA (solo)
2010
À la petite ceinture. Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
2010
Abraham Cruzvillegas. kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2009
Abraham Cruzvillegas. Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England (solo)
2009
Abraham Cruzvillegas. Autoconstrucción: The Film. Redcat, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2009
The Exhibition Formerly Known as Passengers: Abraham Cruzvillegas, CCA Watis, San Francisco, USA (solo)
2008
Autoconstrucción: The Soundtrack. Centre for Contemporary Arts, CCA Glasgow, Scotland (solo)
2008
Bienal de Cali, in Colombia
2008
X Havana Biennial
2008
the VII Bienal do Mercosul in Portoalegre
2007
Autoconstrucción: Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2006
ICI. Château de Tours, France (solo)
2005
Abraham Cruzvillegas. The Breeder, Athens, Geece (solo)
2005
Los Dos Amigos. Dr Lakra & Abraham Cruzvillegas. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca (MACO), Mexico (solo)
2005
1st Torino Triennale
2004
Abraham Cruzvillegas. Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2004
Abraham Cruzvillegas. MARCO, Monterrey, Mexico (solo)
2003
Perspectives 139: Abraham Cruzvillegas. Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, USA (solo)
2003
Abraham Cruzvillegas. Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2003
L Venice Biennial
2002
XXV São Paulo Biennial
2001
Abraham Cruzvillegas. MUCA, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2001
El Curriculum Oculto. La Esmeralda, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2001
El Silencio de la Borregada. Cholula, Mexico (solo)
1998
Artesanías Recientes. Galería OMR, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1997
Kashumbikua. Nahuatzen, Mexico (solo)
1997
Indio. Galería Art&Idea, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1994
V Havana Biennial
1993
Nuevas Manías. Fundación para el Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1992
Desalojo. Galería Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1991
Rehabilita. Galería ETNIA, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1990
Reciclaje. Galería El Departamento, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)

Literature

2009
Autoconstruction: The Book. Kat. (Engl./Span.) Hrsg. v. Roy & Edna Disney / California Institute of the Arts/REDCAT, Los Angeles. Texte v. Clare Kim, Mark Godfrey & Ryan Inouye. Interview v. Jimmie Durham mit Cruzvillegas. 232 S., zahlr. Abb., 28x20,5, Ppdg. Los Angeles 2009
2008
à la Petite Ceinture (Span./Engl./Fren) Interviews with Collectif France Tricot, Slam Poets, Jean-Louis Mechali, Yoann Bazin, Francois Lemaire, Cécile Bourne Farrell, Maroussia Rebecq, Philippe Hernandey, Beatrice Farrell, Maroussia Rebecq, Philippe Hernandey, Beatrice Mateos. Galerie Chantal Crousel, S. 129
Autoconstrucción. Kat. (Span./Engl.). Hrsg. v. CCA Glasgow. Texte v. A. Cruzvillegas & Francis McKee. 96 S., 70 farb. Abb., 19,5x14,5, Ppdg. Glasgow 2008