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Born in 1955 in Mexico City, Mexico
Lives and works in San Francisco, USA

Bibliography
Selected titles in our library

Taylor, Claire, and Thea Pitman. Latin American identity in online cultural production. New York, Routledge, 2013.

Robertson, Jean, and Craig McDaniel. Themes of contemporary art. Visual art after 1980. New York / Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013.

Olea, Héctor, Mari Carmen Ramírez, and Tomás Ybarra-Frausto (eds.). Critical Documents of the 20th Century Latin American and Latino Art. Resisting categories: Latin American and/or Latino? Houston, Texas, International Center for the Arts of the Americas ICAA, 2012.

Guillermo Gómez-Peña. Homo fronterizus (1492-2020). Exhibition catalogue, CAAM, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain, June 15 - October 7, 2012. With texts by Omar-Pascual Castillo, Orlando Britto Jinorio (et al.). Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno CAAM, 2012.

crisisss... América Latina, arte y confrontación. 1920-2010. Exhibition catalogue, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, March 12 - June 5, 2011. With texts by Gerardo Mosquera, Luis Camnitzer, Aracy Amaral, Karen Cordero Reiman (et al.). Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, 2012.

Neomexicanismos? Ficciones identitarias en el México de los Ochenta. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, May 26 - November 7, 2011. With texts by Rubén C. Cordova, Francesco Pellizzi (et al.). Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, 2011.

Jiménez, José (ed.). Una teoría del arte desde América Latina. Badajoz, MEIAC / Madrid, Turner, 2011.

Contemporary Art in Latin America. With texts by Gerardo Mosquera, Luis Camnitzer, Guy Brett (et al.) and a conversation between Gabriela Salgado and Guillermo Gómez-Peña. London, Black Dog, 2010.

Jackson, Carlos Francisco. Chicana and Chicano Art: ProtestArte (The Mexican American Experience). Tucson, The University of Arizona Press, 2009.

Décima Bienal de La Habana. Integración y resistencia en la era global. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, March 27 - April 30, 2009. With texts by Dannys Montes de Oca Moreda, José Manuel Noceda Fernández (et al.). La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, 2009.

Décima Bienal de La Habana. Integración y resistencia en la era global. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, March 27 - April 30, 2009. With texts by Nelson Herrera Ysla, Santiago Olmo, Orlando Britto Jinorio (et al.). La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, 2009.

Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art 2. Exhibition catalogue, Thessaloniki Biennale, May 21 - September 30, 2007. With texts by Catherine David, Jan-Erik Lundström (et al.). Thessaloniki, State Museum of Contemporary Art, 2009.

Cullen, Deborah. Arte no es vida. Actions by artists of the Americas 1960 - 2000. New York, El Museo del Barrio, 2008.

Espacio C. Arte contemporáneo camargo. 2006-2007. Espacio interdisciplinar internacional de arte contemporáneo. Exhibition catalogue, Espacio C, Camargo, Santander, Spain, 2006-2007. With texts by Orlando Britto Jinorio, Carolina Ponce de León (et al.). Camargo, Espacio C, 2008.

Goldman, Shifra M.. Perspectivas artísticas del continente Americano. Arte y cambio social en América Latina y Estados Unidos en el siglo XX. Mexico City, Universidad Autónoma, 2008.

Felipe Ehrenberg. Manchuria: Visión periférica. With texts by Fernando Llanos, Guillermo Arriaga, César Martínez, Martha Hellion and an interview by Guillermo Gómez-Peña. Mexico City, Editorial Diamantina, 2007.

La era de la discrepancia. Arte y cultura visual en México 1968-1997 = The age of discrepancies. Art and visual culture in Mexico 1968-1997. Exhibition catalogue. Museo Universitário de Ciencias y Artes (MUCA Campus), February 24 - September 30, 2007. With texts by Olivier Debroise, Cuauthémoc Medina (et al.). Mexico City, Turner; UNAM, 2007.

Olivares, Rosa (ed.). 100 artistas Latinoamericanos = 100 Latin American artists. Madrid, Exit, 2006.

Pulgar, Publicación ocasional. No. 21, Year 8, No. 4, May 2006. Caracas, Pulgar, 2006.

Ribeiro, José Augusto. Caderno Videobrasil 01. Performance. São Paulo, Associação Cultural Videobrasil, 2005.

Espacio C. Arte contemporáneo camargo. Exhibition catalogue, Espacio C, Camargo, Santander, Spain, 2005. With texts by Orlando Britto Jinorio and Guillermo Balbona. Camargo, Espacio C, 2005.

Gómez-Peña, Guillermo. Ethno-techno. Writings on performance, activism, and pedagogy. New York/London, Routledge, 2005.

Necessary Journeys. Edited by Melanie Keen and Eileen Daly. London, Arts Council England, 2005.

Alcázar, Josefina. Performance y arte-acción en América Latina. Mexico City, Ex Teresa; Ediciones sin Nombre, 2005.

Alcázar, Josefina. Performance y teatralidad. Citru.doc. Cuadernos de investigación teatral. Mexico City, Centro Nacional de Investigación, 2005.

Quinta Bienal do Mercosul. Direções no novo espaço. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, September 30 - December 4, 2005. With texts by Paulo Sergio Duarte, Gaudêncio Fidelis (et al.). Porto Alegre, Fundação Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, 2005.

Quinta Bienal do Mercosul. Uma história concisa da Bienal do Mercosul. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, September 30 - December 4, 2005. With a text by Gaudêncio Fidelis. Porto Alegre, Fundação Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, 2005.

Gómez-Peña, Guillermo, Ethno-techno: Los Video Graffitis (Volume I. 2004). Performance, video, pedagogy & activism, La Pocha Nostra 2004 - DVD.

Benítez Dueñas, Issa Ma. (ed.). Hacia otra historia del arte en México. Disolvencias. Mexico City, Conaculta, 2004. With contributions by José Luis Barrios (et al.)

Heathfield, Adrian. Live. Art and performance. London, Tate, 2004. (Reprint 2012)

Memoria Audiovisual 2002-2004. Published to document the Concurso Centroamericano de Videocreación "Inquieta Imagen" nos. 1-3 and accompanying exhibitions. With contributions by Rolando Barahona-Sotela and Ernesto Calvo. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2004.

Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo. Antología 1994-2004. Costa Rica. Published on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Museo de Arte y Diseño contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica. With texts by Rolando Barahona-Sotela (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2004.

Goldberg, RoseLee. Performance. Live art since the 60s. Foreword by Laurie Anderson. New York, Thames & Hudson, 2004.

Atención México. Positionen der Gegenwart = Posiciones en la actualidad. Exhibition catalogue, MEXartes 2002, Berlin, September - Dezember 2002. With texts by Günther Maihold (et al.). Berlin, Haus der Kulturen, 2002.

Espacio C. Arte contemporáneo Camargo 2001. Espacio interdisciplinar internacional de arte contemporáneo = Interdisciplinary international contemporary art space. Exhibition catalogue, Espacio C, Arte Contemporáneo Camargo, Santander, 2001. With texts by Orlando Britto Jinorio, Carolina Ponce de León (et al.). Santander, Espacio C, 2002.

Trigo, Benigno (ed.). Foucault and Latin America. Appropriations and deployments of discursive analysis. New York and London, Routledge, 2002.

Gómez Peña, Guillermo. Guillermo Gómez Peña. El mexterminator. Antropología inversa de un performancero postmexicano. Mexico City, Editorial Océano, 2002.

International 2002. Liverpool Biennial. Exhibition catalogue, Liverpool Biennial, September 14 - November 24, 2002. With texts by Declan McGonagle, Lewis Biggs, Lynne Cooke (et al.). Liverpool, Liverpool Biennial, 2002.

Lange-Churión, Pedro, and Eduardo Mendieta. Latin America and Postmodernity. A contemporary reader. New York, Humanity Books, 2001.

Naturaleza, utopías y realidades. Encuentro internacional de arte contemporáneo = Nature, utopias and realities. International meeting of contemporary art. Exhibition catalogue, Osorio Nature Park, Teror, Gran Canaria, May 5 - June 30, 2001. With an essay by Orlando Britto. Ediciones del Umbral, 2001.

Fusco, Coco. Corpus delecti. Performance art of the Americas. London/New York, Routledge, 2000.

Gómez-Peña, Guillermo. Gómez-Peña, Guillermo. Dangerous border crossers.The artist talks back. London and New York, Routledge, 2000.

Séptima Bienal de la Habana 2000. Exhibition catalogue, 7th Habana Biennial, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wilfredo Lam, Havana, 2000. With texts by Nelson Herrera Ysla (et al.). Geneva, Art for the World, 2000.

Séptima Bienal de la Habana. Uno más cerca del otro. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, November 2000 - January 2001. With texts by Nelson Herrera Ysla, Sara Vega, Alicia García (et al.). La Habana, Consejo Nacional de las Artes Plásticas, 2000.

Neustadt, Robert. (Con)Fusing signs and postmodern positions: Spanish American performance, experimental writing, and the critique of political confusion. New York, Garland, 1999.

Muñoz, José Estebán. Disidentifications. Queers of color and the performance of politics. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1999.

Diáspora. Encuentro internacional de arte contemporáneo = Nature, utopias and realities. International meeting of contemporary art. Exhibition catalogue, Oviedo, Spain, November 4-30, 1999. With texts by Cuco Suárez, Orlando Britto Jinorio (et al.). Oviedo, Ayuntamiento de Oviedo, 1999.

Kester, Grant H. (ed.). Art, Activism and Oppositionality. Essays from Afterimage. Durham, Duke University Press, 1998.

Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara. Destination Culture. Tourism, Museums, and Heritage. Berkeley/Los Angeles, University of California Press, 1998.

Temple of confessions. Mexican beasts and living santos. Exhibition catalogue, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., October 12 - December 30, 1996. Withs texts by Nancy Jones, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Roberto Sifuentes et al. New York, powerHouse Books, 1996.

Mosquera, Gerardo (ed.). Beyond the Fantastic. Contemporary art criticism from Latin America. With contributions by Néstor García Canclini, Luis Camnitzer, Guillermo Gómez-Peña (et al.). London, Institute of International Visual Arts, 1995.

Goldman, Shifra M.. Dimensions of the Americas. Art and social change in Latin America and the United States. Chicago/London, The University of Chicago Press, 1994.

New art from Latin America. Expanding the continent. Edited by Oriana Baddeley. With texts by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, Valerie Fraser, Jon Bird (et al.). London, Art and Design, 1994.

Carp, Richard. Saber es poder. Interventions urban revisions. Current projects for the public realm. Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, 1994.

Gómez-Peña, Guillermo. Warrior for Gringostroika. Essays, performance texts, and poetry. Saint Paul, Greywolf Press, 1993.

American Visions = Visiones de las Américas. Artistic and cultural identity in the western hemisphere. Edited by Noreen Tomassi, Mary Jane Jacob and Ivo Mesquita, with contributions by Ricardo Forster (et al.). New York, American Council for the Arts and Allworth Press, 1992.

High Performance. A Quarterly Magazine for the New Arts. No. 58/59, Summer/Fall 1992, pp. 58-65.

The hybrid state. Exhibition catalogue, Exit Art, New York, November 2, 1991 - January 25, 1992. Curated and edited by Papo Colo, with essays by Luis Camnitzer (et al.). New York, Exit Art, 1992.

Weiss, Rachel. Being América. Essays on art, literature and identity from Latin America. New York, White Pine Press, 1991.

Demon des anges. 16 artistas chicanos autour de Los Angeles. Exhibition catalogue, Centre de Recherche pour le Développement Culturel, Nantes, May 24 - July 1, 1989, Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, October - November 1989. With texts by Pascal Letellier (et al.). Nantes, Centre de Recherche pour le Développement Culturel, 1989.

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