Minerva Cuevas (born Mexico City, 1975) is a Mexican conceptual artist.
She studied at the
Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas. UNAM (1993–1997). She is known for the social and political research that guide her projects usually developed as site-specific interventions. Her production includes installation, video and photographic works. She is the founder of the Mejor Vida Corp. (1998) and member of Irational.org.
Cuevas was awarded the
DAAD grant in Berlin (2005) and was part of the Delfina Studios residency program in London (2001). She lives and works in Mexico City.
Her work is held in the collection of the
Tate, MUAC UNAM, Mexico City, [1 ] Centre Georges Pompidou and the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.
Exhibitions [ edit ]
Biennials [ edit ]
Liverpool Biennial. GB. 2010 6th
Berlin Biennale. Germany. 2010 The History of a decade that has not yet been named. Lyon Biennial. France. 2007
Três Fronteiras Bienal do Mercosul. Porto Alegre, Brazil. 2007
How to live together. 27th Bienal de São Paulo Brazil. 2006
Sharjah Biennial. United Arab Emirates. 2005 On Reason and Emotion. Biennale of Sydney. Australia. 2004
Poetic Justice. XX Istanbul Biennial. Istanbul. Turkey. 2003
Information-Misinformation. 24th Biennial of Graphic Arts. Ljubljana, Slovenia. 2001
Selected solo shows [ edit ]
Minerva Cuevas. Museo de la Ciudad de México. 2012
Minerva Cuevas. VanAbbe Museum. Netherlands. 2008
La Venganza del Elefante, kurimanzutto, Mexico City. 2007 [2 ]
Phenomena. Kunsthalle Basel. Switzerland. 2007
Egalité. Le Grand Café-Centre d'art Contemporain. Saint-Nazaire, France. 2007
Reconstrucción. Casa del Lago. UNAM. Mexico City. 2006
The Economy of the Imaginary. Luckman Fine Arts Complex. Los Angeles, CA. USA . 2006
Not Impressed By Civilization. The Banff Centre. Alberta, Canada. 2005
On Property Reg Vardy Gallery. Sunderland, United Kingdom. 2005
Schwarzfahrer are my heroes. DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany. 2004
MVC Biotec Vienna Secession. Vienna, Austria. 2001
Mejor Vida Corp. Museo Rufino Tamayo. Mexico City. 2000
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