Gonzalo Lebrija  (Mexican, 1972) 

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Gonzalo Lebrija Biography
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.
Selected 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.