Rouse Visiting Artist Lecture: Abraham Cruzvillegas, “Centring: A Definitely Unfinished and Temporary Structure for Art Making”

A few wooden planks are stacked precariously.

‘Éclat’, 2022 Les Tanneries Centre d'art contemporain, Amilly, France, Photo: Abraham Cruzvillegas

A recording of this event is available with audio description.

Event Description

Visual artist Abraham Cruzvillegas will deliver the spring 2023 Rouse Visiting Artist Lecture. Cruzvillegas will show recent art projects and speak about his diverse approaches to methodology, language, materials, and narratives. 


Headshot of Abraham Cruzvillegas.
Photo credit Abigaíl Enzaldo.

Abraham Cruzvillegas (Mexico City, 1968)   

His work has been exhibited in diverse venues, including: The Bass, Miami Beach (2022), The Contemporary Austin (2019), Aspen Art Museum (2019), Honolulu Biennial (2019), MUCA Campus, Mexico City (2018), Kunsthaus Zürich (2018), Honolulu Biennal (2019), Sydney Biennial (2018), Ginza Maison Hermès: Le Forum, Tokyo (2017); Nicaragua Biennial (2016), Tate Modern, London (2015), Sharjah Biennial 12 (2015), Jumex Museum, Mexico City; Museo Amparo, Puebla (2014), Haus der Kunst, Munich (2014), Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2013), dOCUMENTA 13, Kassel (2012), 12th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul (2011), 6th Biennial Media City Seoul (2010), REDCAT, Los Angeles (2009), 10th Biennial de Havana (2009), Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, (2008), 50th Venice Biennale (2003), among others. 

Harvard University Press published his collected writings The Logic of Disorder (2016). 

This event is part of ArtsThursdays, a university-wide initiative supported by Harvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA).

Black and white logo for Arts Thursdays.


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