<i>La Inocencia de los Animales</i>, 2013 Image
La Inocencia de los Animales, 2013
<i>La Inocencia de los Animales</i>, 2013 Image
La Inocencia de los Animales, 2013
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012
<i>Return The World</i>, 2012 Image
Return The World, 2012

Adrián Villar Rojas

Adrián Villar Rojas was born in Rosario, Argentina, in 1980.

Adrián Villar Rojas has been the recipient of numerous awards including The Zurich Art Prize at the Museum Haus Konstruktiv, (2013); the 9th Benesse Prize in the 54th Venice Biennial, (2011); the Nuevo Banco de Santa Fe Scholarship for Young Artists, and the first prize in the Bienal Nacional de Arte de Bahía Blanca at the Contemporary Art Museum of Bahía Blanca, Argentina, (2005). He has participated in various residences: SAM Art Projects, Paris, France, (2011); Banff Centre Institute, Alberta, Canada, (2010); La Residencia, Bogotá, Colombia, (2010); and at the Panorama Brasileiras das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil, (2009).Villar Rojas’ latest solo exhibitions include La inocencia de los animales, EXPO 1, MoMA PS1, New York, USA (2013); The Work of the Ocean, Foundation 11 Lijnen, Belgium,(2013); Before My Birth, Arts Brookfield with the New Museum, World Financial Center Plaza, New York, USA, (2012); and Poems for Earthlings, SAM ART Projects, the Louvre Museum, Paris, France, (2011). He also represented Argentina in the 54th Venice Biennial, ILLUMInations, Italy, (2011). Recent group exhibitions include the 2012 Shanghai Biennial, China; dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel, Germany, and Kabul, Afghanistan, 2012; The 2012 New Museum Triennial, The Ungovernables, New York, USA; the 2011 Istanbul Biennial, Turkey.


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Lo Que El Fuego Me Trajo: a Film by Adrian Villar Rojas, Galerie Marian Goodman, 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
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 (What Fire Has Brought Me), Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
The Insides are on the Outside, Casa de Vidro and SESC Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2012
IX Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China. (through 2013)
Ultimas tendencias II, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel, Germany and Kabul, Afghanistan.
The Ungovernables, The New Museum Triennial, New Museum, New York, USA.
2011
Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), Istanbul, Turkey.
Ars Apocalipsis – Kunst und Kollaps, Kunstverein Kreis Gütersloh e.V., Gütersloh, Germany
ECHORAUM – Transformationen, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
2010
Panamericana, Kurimanzutto Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico.
2009
Moby Dick, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA.

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