Timeline

1972
Born in Mexico City, Mexico
1994–1998
BFA in Cience of Comunication at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO).
Co-founder and director of Oficina para Poyectos de Arte A.C. (OPA)
Lives and works in Guadalajara, México.

Exhibitions

2013
Arte Video Night, Palais de Tokyo, France
2013
13th Instanbul Biennal, Instanbul, Turkey
2013
GRIT: Contemporary Mexican Video Art, Goleb, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013
Who Knows where the time goes, Faggionato, London, UK (solo)
2013
Misrepresentation Mistake and non Disclosure, 33-34 Hoxton Square, London, UK (solo)
2012
R75/ Toaster, Moscow Photobienniale, - Le Grand Manège, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2012
Trou noir, Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris, France (solo)
2012
Galerie Travesia Cuatro, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2012
Resisting the Present, Mexico 2000-2012, ARC – Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
2012
Audience as a Subject, Yerba Buena Centre of the Arts , San Francisco, USA
2011
Paperwork, Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris, France
2011
The Distance Between You and Me - Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada
2011
Deriva Especular, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico (solo)
2011
Bas Jan Ader: Suspendido entre la risa y el llanto, Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Mexico
2001–2011
Resisting the Present, Mexico 2000-2012, Museo Amparo, Puebla Mexique, Mexico
2010
The Distance Between You and Me, I-20 Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2010
Travesio Quatro, Madrid, Spain at Pinta London, UK (solo)
2010
Via, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), public video screening, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2010
Arena Mexico at Pinta London, UK
2010
Energy Effects, MCA Denver, USA
2010
Armory Show, Galerie Laurent Godin, New York, USA
2009
Art Basel Miami Beach: Art Projects, Miami Beach, FL, USA
2009
Creative Time Presents Emerging Artists: Bestué-Vives, Martha Colburn, and Gonzalo Lebrija, at 44 1/2, Times Square, New York, USA
2009
Breve historia del tiempo (Brief History of Time), Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerpen, Belgium
2009
The distance between you and me, I20 at Mesler&Hug, Los Angeles, USA
2009
Les enfants terribles, Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
2009
Nothingness and Being, curated by Shamim M. Momin, La Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
2009
First Look, curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala, House of Campari, Los Angeles, USA
2009
Hecho en Casa, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico
2009
Videonale, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
2009
Femaco, Mexico DF, Mexico
2009
Art Paris, Grand Palais, Paris
2009
Armory Show, New York, USA
2009
The distance between you and me, I20 at Mesler&Hug, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2008
R75/5 Toaster, Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris, France (solo)
2008
Entre la vida y la muerte, Galeria Travesia Cuatro, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2008
The Future is but the Obsolete in Reverse, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
2008
ZOO ART FAIR, Galerie Laurent Godin, London, UK
2007
Viva Mexico!, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
2007
Trinchera, (curated by Emanuel Tovar), Museo Raúl Anguiano, Guadalajara, Mexico
2007
Galeria Fermin Echauri, Pamplona, Spain
2007
The Damage is Done, I-20 Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2007
La Nuit Etoilée, Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris, France (solo)
2007
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
2007
Proyecto Liga, Guadalajara, Mexico
2007
Casa Museo Luis Barragan, Mexico City, Mexico
2007
Conversations, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid, Spain
2006–2007
Columba livia, Pilar Parra & Romero Galería de Arte, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2006
R75/5 Toaster, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2006
The Hiper-realism of simulation, Casa Taller J.C. Orozco, Guadalajara, Mexico (solo)
2006
El Mundo de Ayer, Museo experimental Eco, Mexico City, Mexico, In collaboration with Jose Davila (solo)
2006
Art Nova, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, Florida, USA
2006
Perdidos en el despacio,, Fundació Espais d’art contemporani, Girona, Spain
2006
Esquiador en el fondo de un pozo, Fifth interpratation of the Jumex Collection by Michel Blancsubé, Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
2006
Territory, Artspeak and Presentation House gallery, Britich Columbia, Canada
2006
Some Postcards from Mexico, curated by Carlos Ashida, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Santiago, Chile
2006
Pasion/Provocation: fotografia & video en la coleccion Teofilo Cohen, curated by Victor Zamudio-Taylor, Centro de la Imagen
2006
…Un minuto por favor, La Casa Taller Jose Clemente Orozco, Guadalajara, Mexico
2006
Spanish as a global language, Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY
2006
El Desollado, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2006
Bussiness Class, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de la Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
2006
THE DAMAGE IS DONE, Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, MEXICO (solo)
2006
Come closer. Espace Piano Nobile, Geneva, SWITZERLAND
2005
LA IMAGEN Y LO INVISIBLE, Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid, SPAIN
2005
SOFT MACHOS, Pilar Parra & Romero Galería de Arte, Madrid, SPAIN
2005
ECO, MÉXICO, Museo de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, SPAIN
2005
INSITE, San Diego, USA
2005
GONZALO LEBRIJA, Pynercontreras Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2005
COME CLOSER, Künstlehaus Bethanien Gmbh, Berlin, GERMANY
2005
Come closer. Isola Art Center, Milan, ITALY
2005
Come closer. Centro Histórico, Mexico City, MEXICO
2005
Playing high, La BF15 Gallery, Lyon, France
2004
SO FAR SO CLOSE, The Americas Society, New York, NY, USA
2004
LA COLMENA, Colección Jumex, Curada por Guillermo Santamarina, Mexico City, MEXICO
2004
OIL, Triangle Project Space, San Antonio, TX, USA
2004
PEAU FROIDE, Institut du Mexique, Paris, FRANCE
2003
LIGTHS ON, I-20 Gallery, New York, NY, USA (solo)
2003
PARIS PHOTO, Carroussel du Louvre, Paris, FRANCE
2003
ARENA MEXICO, Ramis Barquet Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2003
L’ARTISTE PORTATIF, Instituto de México en Paris, FRANCE
2003
CLUSTERFUCK, Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2003
WASLA INTERNATIONA ARTIST WORKSHOP, Sinai, Egypt
2003
JET SET, Museum of installation, London, USA
2003
PIEL FRIA, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, MEXICO
2002
Zebra crossing, Haus der Kulturen der Welt GmbH, Berlin, GERMANY
2002
Axis Mexico (Common objects and cosmopolitan actions), San Diego Art Museum, San Diego, USA
2002
National Grant ship by FONCA (Fondo Nacional paras la Culturas y las Artes) MEXICO
2002
7 dilemas, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, MEXICO
2002
Intangible, Casa Clavijero, Guadalajara, MEXICO
2002
Thinking local, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
2002
La panaderia, The Americas Society, New York, NY, USA
2002
Sauvage, La Panaderia, Mexico City, MEXICO
2002
Leisure theory, Jumex collection, Mexico City, MEXICO
2002
15753 Kms., Galería Arena México Arte Contemporáneo, Guadalajara, MEXICO (solo)
2001
01-800-TV-Mex, IASPIS, Stockholm, SWEDEN
2001
Minutos chinos, 291 Gallery, London, ENGLAND
2001
Sonido blanco / ruido blanco, Programa Art Center, Mexico City, MEXICO
2001
Recreo, Galería Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City, MEXICO
2001
Braziers international artist workshop, Oxfordshire, UK
2000
Demostration room / ideal house, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, VENEZUELA
2000
America foto latina, Museo de las Artes, Guadalajara, MEXICO
2000
National Grant ship by FONCA (Fondo Nacional paras la Culturas y las Artes) MEXICO
2000
Propulsion a chorro, Museo de las Artes, Guadalajara, MEXICO
2000
Fraccionamiento del terreno – a piece of the action, Galería Emma Molina, Garza García, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
2000
Apex art, Nueva York, NY. The big show, NICC Antwerp, BELGIUM
2000
America foto latina, Museo de las Artes, Guadalajara, MEXICO
1999
2000, un dia después, Museo de las Artes, Guadalajara, MEXICO
1999
Look look, Espacio 16/16, Grupo incidental. Guadalajara, MEXICO
1999
En busca de un lugar no conquistado, Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, MEXICO
1999
Television incidental, Televisa Guadalajara, Channel 4, Guadalajara, MEXICO INTERNATIONAL BIENNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, MEXICO
1998
Incidental, Condominio Guadalajara, Guadalajara, MEXICO
1998
Doméstica, Grupo Incidental, Guadalajara, MEXICO
1998
Squash tapatio, Grupo incidental, Guadalajara, MEXICO
1997
Exposicion de zanahorias, NAP, Guadalajara, MEXICO
1997
Mercurio, comunicación y dinero, Galería Vallarta, Guadalajara, MEXICO
1997
Obra al piso, Galería Vallarta, Guadalajara, MEXICO

Literature

2008
R75/5 Toaster, Galerie Laurent Godin / onestar press, Paris, France
2005
Madrid, Spain. Sala Alcala 31, La Imágen y lo Invisible, 2005. Edited by Juan Carlos Rego and Victoria Combalia.
2005
Madrid, Spain. Museo Reina Sofía, Eco, Arte Contemporaneo Mexicano, 2005. Edited by Osvaldo Sanchez and Kevin Powell.
2004
New York. Americas Society. So Far so Close, 2004. Edited by Gabriela Rangel.
2003
Mexico City, Mexico. Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil. Piel Fría, 2003. Edited by Carlos Ashida.
2003
Paris, France. Instituto de México á Paris. L’Artiste Portatif, 2003. Edited by Daniela Franco.
2003
Sinai, Egypt. Wasla Workshop 2003 Sinai, Edited by Mai Abu Eldahab.
2002
Berlin, Germany. Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Zebra Crossing, 2002. Edited by Magalí Arriola.
2002
San Diego, California. San Diego Art Museum. Axis Mexico (Common Objects and Cosmopolitan Actions), 2002. Edited by Betty Sue.
2001
Guadalajara, Mexico. Museo de las Artes, América Foto Latino, 2001. Edited by Carlos Ashida and Enrrique Arce.
1999
México City, Mexico. Centro de la Imagen. 9 International Photography Biennale: Bif Frontera, 1999. Edited by Guillermo Santamarina.