November 7, 12:30pm
601 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
Minerva Cuevas (b.1975, Mexico City) is an artist creating research based projects that allow the audience an insight into the economic and political organization of the social sphere through site-specific actions and artworks.
She is the founder of Mejor Vida Corp. (1998) and the International Understanding Foundation (2016). Member of irational.org since 1999.
Cuevas’ solo exhibitions include: No Room To Play, daadgalerie, Berlin, DE (2019); Dissidência, Galpão VB, São Paulo, BR (2018); Fine Lands, Dallas Museum of Art, USA (2018); Feast and Famine, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, MX (2015); Minerva Cuevas, Museo de la Ciudad de México, MX (2012); Landings, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK (2012); S·COOP, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK (2010); Minerva Cuevas, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL (2008); Phenomena, Kunsthalle Basel, CH (2007); MVC Biotechnologies, Vienna Secession, AT (2001); On Society, MC Kunst, Los Angeles, USA (2007); Egalité (2007), Le Grand Café–Centre d’art contemporain, Saint Nazaire, FR (2007); Schwarzfahrer Are My Heroes, DAAD, Berlin, DE (2004); Mejor Vida Corp, Tamayo Museum, Mexico City, MX (2000).
Cuevas’s work has been part of group exhibitions in institutions including: SFMOMA, San Francisco, USA (2019); Museo Jumex, Mexico City, MX (2018); South London Gallery, London, UK (2016); MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, IT (2015); Museum Ludwig, Cologne, DE (2016); Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA; Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, USA (2013); Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, AT (2013); Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris (MAM/ARC), Paris, FR (2012); KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, DE (2010); Pompidou, Paris, FR (2010); Redcat, Los Angeles, USA (2006); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL (2005); Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR (2003); PS1, New York, USA (2002) .
Her work has been present in the following Biennials: 4th Prospect New Orleans, United States (2017); Liverpool Biennial, United Kingdom (2010); 6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany (2010); 9th Biennale de Lyon, France (2007); Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2007); 27th Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil (2006); Tirana Biennale, Kompleksi-Goldi, Albania (2005); Biennale Of Sydney, Australia and the 8th International Istanbul Biennial, Turkey (2003).
She studied Visual Arts at the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas, UNAM, Mexico (1993-1997).