Alejandro Cesarco (born Montevideo, Uruguay) lives and works in New York. His most recent solo exhibitions include: “Play,” Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin (2015), “Prescribe The Symptom,” Midway Contemporary Art, MN, (2015), “Loyalties and Betrayals,” Murray Guy, New York (2015), “Secondary Revision,” Frac Île-de-France/Le Plateau, Paris (2013), “A Portrait, A Story, And An Ending,” Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland (2013), “Alejandro Cesarco,” MuMOK, Vienna (2012), “Words Applied to Wounds,” Murray Guy (2012), “The Early Years,” Tanya Leighton (2012), “A Common Ground,” Uruguayan Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennial (2011), “One Without The Other,” Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico (2011), “Present Memory,” Tate Modern, London (2010). Group exhibitions include: “Under The Same Sun,” The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2014), “The Imminence of Poetics,” 30th Bienal de São Paulo (2012), “Short Stories,” Sculpture Center, New York (2011); and “Nine Screens,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2010.) He was the 2011 winner of the Baloize Art Prize, with his installation “The Street Were Dark With Something More Than Night Or The Closer I Get To The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning,” at Art 42 Basel. These exhibitions addressed, through different formats and strategies, his recurrent interests in repetition, narrative, and the practices of reading and translating. He has also curated exhibitions in the U.S., Uruguay, Argentina and a project for the 6th Mercosur Biennial (2007), Porto Alegre, Brazil. He is director of the non-profit arts organization, Art Resources Transfer.
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