Statment + CV

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"My work has evolved around the human body and the sciences that have turned that body transparent. Since my youth I have studied arts and dance simultaneously , focusing on these matters that come together in the form of videos, performance, installation art, painting and sculpture. This evolution began with the study of gestures and X Rays, taking bone structures to another level. Science and its new technologies have allowed me to dig deeper and deeper, reaching the genetic codes that enable all physical and psychological functions. My work is immersed in a genetic universe from where I take the prime matter to create another body, a textile of cultural content of the world that surrounds me. I see my works of art as reflections and mental connections with the bodily matter, something I obstinately need to make."


Born: Caracas, Venezuela, 1953.

Studies: Diseño, danza contemporanea y pintura en CCS y Paris

Colleciones (selección):
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber (Venezuela)
Videoteca del Museo Reina Sofía (España)
PerezArt Museum (USA)
Galería de Arte Nacional (Venezuela)
Museo Alejandro Otero (Venezuela)
Fundación Mercantil (Venezuela)
Fundación Polar (Venezuela)
Florida University (Venezuela)
Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum (USA)

Exposiciones Individuales (selección):

2017- CIRCULARES, Galeria Viloria Blanco, Maracaibo, Venezuela

2017- POST PRETERITO , MACZUL, Maracaibo, Venezuela

2015-POST PRETERITO,La Caja,Chacao,Caracas, Venezuela

2010-GEN Y FIGURA, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia

2009-GENETIC PORTRAITS, Frost Art Museum,Miami,Florida

2008-LABORATORIO, Galeria 39, Caracas, Venezuela

2004- GEN-ETICA, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia

2001-CORPOREO,Galeria 39, Caracas, Venezuela

1999 -ADN 8ª,  Sala RG,Caracas,Vzla.
          LEJANA, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
1993- ALTER-ALTARE, Sala RG, Caracas; Venezuela

Colectivas Internacionales (selección) :

2008- Feria PINTA, New York

2006- BALELATINA- VIDEO BOX, Art Basel, Suiza

2004- URBAN FLORA, Generous Miracle Gallery , N.Y.C.,U.S.A.
2002- Feria ARCO-CUTTING EDGE,Galeria 39, Madrid,España

2001- BIENAL BARRO DE AMERICA, Sao Paulo,Brasil
1993- THE FINAL FRONTIER,New Museum of Contemporary   Art, N.Y.C.,U.S.A.

Premios: (selección)
 -UNA OBRA DE GRAN ENVERGADURA., Premio Harry Liepienz, 56º Salón Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Vzla,1998
-A LA CONTINUIDAD DE SU OBRA , XIII Festival Internacional de Cine Super Ocho y Video.FUNDACIÓN CELARG,Caracas, Vzla.,1988
-INVERNADERO Premio de Arte No-Objetual, 45º Salón Arturo Michelena, Valencia ,Vzla,1987