Timeline

1970
Born in Mexico City
Works and lives in Amsterdam and Mexico City

Exhibitions

2010–2011
Remix at The Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy (solo)
2010
Performance, February 6th 2010, SITAC, Sweden (solo)
2010
Throwing The Studio Out The Window, Kurimanzutto Gallery, Mexico City (solo)
2010
Annet Gelink Gallery, September, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
2010
Yvon Lambert, November, New York (solo)
2010
Babel Festival, Belgium (solo)
2010
Amparo Museum, Puebla, Mexico (solo)
2010
Marzo, inc. Psicofonias and Discarded Spider, Cornerhouse, Manchester
2010
Still/ Moving, Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
2010
Manimal, Herzilya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzilya, Israel
2009
Slash: Paper Under the Knife, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
2009
Mythologies, Haunch of Venison, London
2009
Discarded Spider, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, Ca, USA (solo)
2009
Nuevos Ricos, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (solo)
2007
Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2007
Spider Galaxy, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2006
Propria Visión / Our Vision, The Queens Museum of Art, New York
2006
MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2006
Hot Spots, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands
2006
Speed, Gallery Barbara Thumm, Berlin
2006
Why Fear The Future?, MUCA, Mexico City
2006
Broken Animals, Yvon Lambert Paris
2006
ART UNLIMITED, Basel
2006
MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2006
Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life, Red Cat, Los Angeles
2006
Melancholie. Genie und Wahnsinn in der Kunst, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
2006
Videos by Carlos Amorales and Javier Viver, Location 1, New York
2006
Videopulsiones. Tecnologias do sentimento, Galería da ESAD, Caldas da Rainha-Portugal, Portugal
2006
Los Angeles-Mexico Complexities and Heterogeneity, La Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City
2006
Performance Program, Frankfurt Fine Art Fair, Germany
2006
Hiperpop, Processos Oberts Festival, Terraza, Spain
2006
Historias Animadas, Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain; Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, France
2006
Wherever we meet, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy
2005
Zero Interest /Interessi Zero, Galleria civica de Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
2005
Identità e nomadismo, Palazzo delle Papesse-Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
2005
Exhibicion de Reapertura, Museo Experimental el ECO, Mexico City
2005
Nuevos Ricos en V Bienal de Mercosur, Puerto Alegre, Brazil
2005
The Pantagruel Syndrome, T3 – Torinotriennale tremusei, Turin, Italy
2005
Threat Zone, Triange Project Space, San Antonio, Texas
2005
Why Fear The Future?, Casa de America, Madrid; Artium, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
2005
In Gold We Trust, Nuevos Ricos winter tour 2005, New York, Madrid, Barcelona, Geneva, Mexico City, including: Nuevos Ricos = USA organized by Creative Time, Gavin Brown’s Passerby, New York, and Nuevos Ricos en Concierto, Casa Encendida, Madrid
2005
Nuevos Ricos Franchise Galeria Kurimanzutto/ Annet Gelink Gallery, ARCO, Madrid
2005
Titan, NR label presentation, Nacional Financiera, Mexico City
2005
Aux Raus in Mexico, Nuevos Ricos, various venues, Mexico City
2005
Capitalismo Barato, Nuevos Ricos at Lunario, Mexico City
2004
Nuevos Ricos, in collaboration with Julian Lede, Chiesa di San Matteo, Associazione Prometeo, Lucca, Italy
2004
Origami Bomb, Project Room, Annet Gelink Gallery, ARCO, Madrid
2004
The Nightlife of a Shadow, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
2004
Working Class Today… Tomorrow Nuevos Ricos!, KBB, Barcelona
2004
Nuevos Ricos Franchise, Musik Total III, De Appel, Amsterdam
2004
The Forest, The 59th minute, Creative Time, Times Square, New York
2004
A Fripon, Fripon et demi, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
2004
Imagine Limerick, EV+A, Limerick, Ireland
2004
Moving Outlines, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland
2004
We Are the World, Museum Boijmans van Beunigen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2004
Don’t call it performance, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain; Museo de Barrio, New York
2004
Localismos, Mexico City Downtown Area, Mexico City
2004
Carlos Amorales and Julian Lede play Nuevos Ricos, SonarLab, Sonar, Barcelona, Spain
2004
Netherlands Film Festival, Central Museum Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
2004
Dicen que finjo o miento. La ficcion revisada, Central de Arte Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
2004
Amsterdammned, Kunsthallen Braanderigarden, Denmark
2004
Contested Fields, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa
2003
Amorales vs Amorales, SF MOMA, San Francisco (performance)
2003
Amorales vs Amorales, Tate and Egg Live, Tate Modern, London (performance)
2003
Turbulencias, Galeria Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City (solo)
2003
Stage for an Imaginary Friend, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris (solo)
2003
The Bad sleep well, Galerie Yvon Lambert. New York (solo)
2003
Rotten in his own words, Festival international de nouvelle danse (FIND), Montreal (performance
2003
Ojos Morados, El Ojo Atomico, Madrid (performance)
2003
Los Mutantes / 3, in collaboration with Francisco Fernandez, Mexico City streets and El Caracol (project)
2003
Le amour ce plus froid que la mort, with Silverio, Chiesa di San Mateo, Asosiassione Prometeo, Lucca (performance)
2003
We Are the World, Dutch Pavillion, Venice Biennial, Venice (C)
2003
'Armour' Fort van Asperen
2003
Mexico Attack! Chiesa di San Mateo, asosiassione Prometeo, Lucca
2003
M_ARS, Graz Kunstverein, Graz
2003
Independence, South London Gallery, London
2003
Mexico Iluminado, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Philadelphia
2003
Forbidden, Gana Art Center, Seoul
2002
Fighting Evil (with style), SFU Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, USA (solo)
2002
Solitario, Le Studio, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris (solo)
2002
Mexico City: An Exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values², Kunst-Werke, Berlin and P.S.1, New York
2002
Interplay, Miami
2002
Culture Meets Culture, Busan Biennale, Korea
2002
Coartadas/Alibis, Witte de Wit, Rotterdam
2002
Telepathic Journeys, MIT List Art Center, Cambrige, Mass.
2002
Fuora di Uso, Pescara, l
2002
Living like a lover with a radar phone, Project, Dublin, IR
2002
20 Million Mexicans can¹t be wrong, South London Gallery, London
2002
Simpatia por el Diablo, SKUC, Lubjana, Slovenia (performance)
2002
Sympathy, Serge Ziegler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2001
Ballgame, Berlin Art Forum, Project, Germany (solo)
2001
open, Serge Ziegler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2001
Amorales Cabaret, Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2001
Apex Art, New York, USA
2001
Tirana Biennale, Albania
2001
We in FLAMES, Berlin Biennial 2, Berlin, Germany
2001
Kunst macht Spass, Wolfburg Museum, Wolfsburg, Germany
2001
The Overexcited Body, Palazzo dell'Arengario, Piazza del Duomo, Milan, Italy
2001
Cuerpo sin Alma, Galerie Nina Menocal, Mexico (solo)
2001
House of Games, Festival a/d Werf, Utrecht, NL
2001
Sesc Pompei, Sao Paolo
2000
Unlimited NL3, De Appel, Amsterdam
2000
Ideas for Living, De Paviljoens, Almere, Netherlands
2000
Funny 13, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Anterpen, Belgium (solo)
2000
Let's Entertain, itinerant exhibition: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
2000
Insite 2000, San Diego/Tijuana, USA/ Mexico
2000
Au dela du spectacle, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2000
A World All Too Familiar, new projects by Carlos Amorales and Christine Hill, CCS Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. USA
1999
Peace, Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
1999
As Amorales, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam (solo)
1999
Los Mutantes 1, in collaboration with Joan Jonas, Mexico City streets and El Caracol (solo)
1998
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp (solo)
1998
Not strictly private, Shed im eisenwerk, Frauenfeld
1998
Faces and Names, Exedra, Hilversum

Literature

2001
'---los Amorales Carlos Amorales', catalogue, Stichting Artimo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2000
'Unlimited NL-2', catalogue, Casa de America, Madrid, Spain
2000
'Territorios Ausentes', catalogue, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2000
'Insite 2000', catalogue, San Diego/Tijuana, USA/Mex
2000
'Fresh Cream', Phaidon Press, London, England