Adrián Villar Rojas






Lo que el fuego me trajo
RETURN THE WORLD
The Murderer of your Heritage
Las Mariposas Eternas
My dead grandfather
My dead grandfather
Nunca esquecerei Brasil
Nunca esquecerei Brasil
Nunca esquecerei Brasil
Lo que el fuego me trajo
Lo que el fuego me trajo
Lo que el fuego me trajo

Born in 1980 Rosario, Argentina.
Lives and work in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Education

     

    Degree Escuela de Bellas Artes de Rosario, Argentina.

Individual Exhibitions

    2017

  • The Theater of Disappearance, Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, USA.
  • The Theater of Disappearance, Neon, Athens, Greece.
  • The Theater of Disappearance, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria.
  • 2015

  • Rinascimiento, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy.
  • Two Suns, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA.
  • Fantasma, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 2014/2015

  • Where the Slaves Live, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France.
  • 2013

  • The Work of the Ocean, Foundation de 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg, Brussels, Belgium.
  • La inocencia de los animales, EXPO 1, MoMA PS1, New York, USA.
  • 2012

  • Before My Birth, Arts Brookfield with The New Museum Triennial "The Ungovernables", World Financial Center Plaza, New York, USA.
  • 2011

  • SAM ART Projects – Villa Raffet, Paris, France.
  • Ahora estaré con mi hijo, el asesino de tu herencia (Now I will be with my son, the murderer of your heritage), ILLUMInations, The 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennial, Italy.
  • Poems For Earthlings, SAM ART Projects, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.
  • La Moral de los Inmortales (The Immortals Morality), Luisa Strina Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 54th Venice Biennial, ILLUMInations, Venice, Italy (represented Argentina).
  • 2010

  • My Dead Grandfather, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany.
  • 2008

  • Lo que el fuego me trajo, Galeria Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2007

  • 15.000 años nuevos, Belleza y Felicidad, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Diario íntimo 3D, Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2006

  • Estas son las probabilidades de que te pase algo, Galeria El Poste, Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2005

  • Un mar, Centro Cultural Alianza Francesa, Galeria Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2004

  • Incendio, Galeria Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2003

  • Mariana y Adrián, Museo de Bellas Artes Juan B. Castagnino, Rosario, Argentina.

Collective Exhibitions

    2018

  • RIBOCA / Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia.
  • Emerald City, K11 Art Foundation Pop-up Space, Hong Kong, China.
  • A war on Earth (video projection), Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
  • 2017

  • 39o Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano en La Habana – Panorama Documental, Havana, Cuba.
  • Fénix Premio iberoamericano de cine, Cidade do México, México.
  • Pompei@Madre. Materia Archeologica, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples, Italy.
  • Like a Moth to a Flame, OGR Torino and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy.
  • 2016

  • 5th Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, South Korea.
  • Everything You Are I Am Not, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, USA.
  • 6th Marrakech Biennial, Marrakech, Morocco.
  • 2015

  • 14th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • United States of Latin America, MOCAD Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, USA.
  • My Buenos Aires, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France.
  • XII Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba.
  • 12th Sharjah Biennial, curated by Eungie Joo, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE.
  • 2014

  • Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict, CIFO Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, Miami, USA.
  • 2013

  • The Insides are on the Outside, Casa de Vidro and SESC Pompéia, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 2012

  • 9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China.
  • dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel, Germany.
  • The Ungovernables, Second New Museum Triennial, New Museum, NY, USA.
  • 2011

  • ILLUMInazioni. 54 Biennale of Venice, Italy. Curated by Bice Curiger.
  • Art Basel Miami Beach, Stand K14, Galeria Luisa Strina, Miami, USA.
  • 2010

  • Serpentine Gallery Map Marathon 2010, London, England.
  • Sculpture Projects, Jardin Botánico de Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Colectiva de dibujo, Casas Riegner Art Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Zona MACO Project Room, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • The return of the landscape, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin, Germany.
  • Panamericana, Galeria Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico. Curated by Jens Hoffman.
  • 2009

  • Moby Dick, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA.
  • 31 Panorama da Arte Brasileira, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM), Brazil.
  • X Bienal de Cuenca, Equador.
  • Intemperie – 2nd End of the World Biennal, Ushuaia, Argentina.
  • 2nd Trienal Poligráfica, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • 2008

  • Nuevas incorporaciones, MACRO – Museo de Arte Juan B. Castagnino, Rosario, Argentina.
  • 2007

  • Open Studio, Residencia El Basilisco, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • ArteBA – Prêmio Petrobras, ArteBA 16 Feria de Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2006

  • Buenos Aires Photo, Galeria Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2005

  • Periférica / Arte de Base, Club del Dibujo, Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Sobre el amor (en el arte contemporáneo), Centro Cultural Borges – Galeria Alberto Sendros, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Bienal Nacional de Arte de Bahía Blanca, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Bahía Blanca, Argentina.
  • 2004

  • LVIII Salón Nacional de Rosario, Museo de Arte Juan B. Castagnino, Rosario, Argentina.
  • Contemporary Argentinean Art, Melting Point Gallery, San Francisco, EUA.
  • Festival de la Luz, Bellas Artes Rosa Galisteo Fine Arts Museum, Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • 2003

  • Currículum Cero 03, Galeria Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2011

  • La Moral de los Inmortales
  • Today We Reboot the Planet
  • Films Before Revolution
  • RIBOCA 1 / Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporânea de Riga. June 02 — October 28 2018 Riga, LV.
  • Emerald City. March 27 — April 22 2018 Hong Kong, CN.
  • A war on Earth. Thursday February 22 2018 Paris, FR.
  • The Theater of Disappearance. October 22 2017 — May 20 2018 Los Angeles, US.
  • The Theater of Disappearance. June 01 — September 24 2017 Athens, GR.
  • The Theater of Disappearance. May 13 — August 27 2017 Bregenz, AT.
  • The Theater of Disappearance. April 14 — October 29 2017 New York, US.
  • 5o Projeto de Arte Pública Anyang. October 15 — December 15 2016 Anyang , KR.
  • Everything you are I am not. May 01 — August 12 2016 Jersey City, US.
  • 6a Bienal de Marrakech. February 24 — May 08 2016 Marrakech, MA.
  • Rinascimento. November 05 2015 — February 28 2016 Turin, IT.
  • United States of Latin America. September 18 2015 — January 03 2016 Detroit, US.
  • Two Suns. September 09 — October 10 2015 New York, US.
  • 14a Bienal de Istambul. September 05 — November 01 2015 Istanbul, TR.
  • My Buenos Aires. June 20 — September 20 2015 Paris, FR.
  • XII Bienal de Havana. May 22 — June 22 2015 Havana, CU.
  • Fantasma. April 25 — October 25 2015 Stockholm, SE.
  • Bienal de Sharjah 12: O passado, o presente, o possível. March 05 — June 05 2015 Sharjah, AE.
  • Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict. December 03 2014 — March 08 2015 Miami, US.
  • Where the slaves live. October 27 2014 — July 31 2015 Paris, FR.
  • The Evolution of God. Notícia, September 21 2014 — September 30 2015 New York, US.
  • El momento más hermoso de la guerra (The Most Beautiful Moment of War). Notícia, August 30 — September 27 2014.
  • Films Before Revolution | Zurich Art Prize 2013. November 24 2013 — February 02 2014.
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