Alejandro Cesarco on On Kawara
Alejandro Cesarco was born in 1975 in Montevideo, Uruguay. His most recent solo exhibitions include The Early Years, Tanya Leighton, Berlin (2012); A Common Ground, the Uruguayan Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennial (2011); One without the Other, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico (2011); Present Memory, Tate Modern, London (2010); Alejandro Cesarco, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas (2010); Two Films, Murray Guy, New York (2009); Three Works, Tanya Leighton, Berlin (2009); and Retrospective, in collaboration with John Baldessari, Murray Guy, New York (2007). 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 has curated exhibitions in the U.S., Uruguay, Argentina, and a project for the 6th Mercosul Biennial (2007), Porto Alegre, Brazil. 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. Current exhibitions include a solo presentation at MUMOK, Vienna; the Bienal de São Paulo; and Words Applied to Wounds at Murray Guy. He lives and works in New York.