Alejandro Cesarco: Some Recent Examples

Cesarco Still from Musings 2014

Musings (2014), still from 16 mm film transferred to video, black and white, sound, 15 minutes. photo / provided

Artist Alejandro Cesarco, a native of Uruguay, has exhibited in galleries and museums in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. Using a variety of media and forms, he addresses repetition, narrative, and the practices of reading and translating.

Recent solo exhibitions include Secondary Revision at Frac Île-de-France/Le Plateau in Paris (2013); A Portrait, A Story, And An Ending at Kunsthalle Zürich in Switzerland (2013); Alejandro Cesarco at MuMOK in Vienna (2012); Words Applied to Wounds at Murray Guy in New York City (2012); The Early Years at Tanya Leighton in Berlin (2012); A Common Ground in the Uruguayan Pavilion of the 54th Venice Biennial (2011); and Present Memory at Tate Modern (2010). His group exhibitions include Under The Same Sun at the Guggenheim Museum (2014); and Nine Screens at MoMA in New York City (2010). He has also curated exhibitions in the U.S., Uruguay, Argentina.

He was the 2011 winner of the Baloise Art Prize, with his installation The Streets 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.

He is director of the nonprofit arts organization, Art Resources Transfer, where he initiated and edits Between Artists, an ongoing series of conversation-based books. He lives and works in New York City. He is the fall 2014 Teiger Mentor in the Arts in the Department of Art at Cornell.