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Born 1965 in Poole, UK
Lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico

Daros Exhibitions
Bibliography
Selected titles in our library

Without restraint. Werke mexikanischer Künstlerinnen aus der Daros Latinamerica Collection = Works by Mexican women artists from the Daros Latinamerica Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Bern, June 3 - October 23, 2016. With texts by Valentina Locatelli, Alma Ruiz (et al.), and a dialogue between Hans-Michael Herzog and Valentina Locatelli. Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz, 2016.

Dark Mirror. Art from Latinamerica since 1968. Works from the Daros Latinamerica Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, September 26, 2015 - January 31, 2016. Edited by Ralf Beil and Holger Broeker. Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 2015.

Dark Mirror. Lateinamerikanische Kunst seit 1968. Werke aus der Daros Latinamerica Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, September 26, 2015 - January 31, 2016. Edited by Ralf Beil and Holger Broeker. Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 2015.

MUAC. 2008-2015. Collection catalogue. With texts by Olivier Debroise, Graciela de la Torre, and Cuauhtémoc Medina. Mexico City, Museo Universitário Arte Contemporáneo MUAC, 2015.

Melanie Smith. Exhibition catalogue, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas, USA, March 22 - June 15, 2014. With a conversation between Bill Arning and the artist. Houston, Texas, Contemporary Arts Museum, 2014.

Melanie Smith. Short circuit. Exhibition catalogue, Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany, April 22 - June 24, 2012. With texts by Andreas Baur, Johanne Sloan, Aoife Rosenmeyer. Cologne, Snoeck, 2013.

Memorias de la obsolescencia. Selección de videos en la Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Centro de arte contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba, September 1 - December 1, 2013. With texts by Jesús Fuenmayor (et al.). La Habana, Centro de arte contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, 2013.

Futbol. Arte y pasión. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Monterrey, México, November 2012 - March 2013. With texts by Patrick Charpenel, Mauricio Maillé (et al.). Monterrey, Marco, 2012.

Melanie Smith. Xilitla. Paris, El Mojado, 2012.

Xilitla. Melanie Smith. With texts by Jay Oles, Corinne Diserens, Kitty Scott, Paula Santoscoy, Carla Faesler, and the artist. Paris, Ediciones El Mojado, 2012.

54. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte - la Biennale di Venezia. ILLUMInations. Exhibition catalogue, Biennale di Venezia, June 4 - November 27, 2011. With texts by Bice Curiger, Giovanni Carmine (et al.). Venezia, Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia, 2011.

El eco. Exhibition catalogue (collection of 12 flyers), Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City, 2010 - 2011. Witht texts by Tobias Ostrander (et al.). Mexico City, Museo Experimental El Eco, 2011.

Entre chien et loup. Works from the Meana Larrucea Collection. Collection catalogue. With texts by Guillermo Paneque (et al.). Madrid, Iberdrola, 2011.

Melanie Smith. Red square impossible pink. 54. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte - la Biennale di Venezia. Exhibition catalogue, Biennale di Venezia, June 4 - November 27, 2011. With texts by José Luis Barrios, Paola Santoscoy (et al.). Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 2011.

Melanie Smith. Wall-eyed. Exhibition brochure, Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo, Brasil, August 19 - September 13, 2011. With a text by Paola Santoscoy. São Paulo, Nara Roesler, 2011.

Tate Latin American Acquisitions Committee. Celebrating 10 years. With texts by Nicolas Serota and Dawn Ades. London, Tate, 2011.

Changing the Focus: Latin American Photography 1990-2005. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California, February 14 - May 2, 2010. With texts by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill (et al.). Long Beach, California, Museum of Latin American Art MoLAA, 2010.

Espectrografías. Memorias e historia. Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo MUAC, Mexico City, December 1, 2010 - March 20, 2011. With texts by José Luis Barrios, Suely Rolnik (et al.). Mexico City, Universidad Nacional Autónoma, 2010.

Mexico: Expected/Unexpected. Currrent alliances in art. Exhibition catalogue, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam, November 7, 2009 - January 31, 2010. With texts by Mónica Amor (et al.). Schiedam, Stedelijk Museum, 2010.

Sin techo está pelón! Exhibition catalogue, Jumex, Mexico City, October 15, 2010 - February 27, 2011. With texts by Michel Blancsubé (et al.). Mexico City, Jumex, 2010.

Variantes discursivas. Colección MUSAC III = Discursive variants. MUSAC Collection III. Collection catalogue, with texts by Agustín Pérez Rubio, María Inés Rodríguez (et al.). León, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León MUSAC, 2010.

A mancha humana. A arte conceptual nas coleccións de CGAC = La mancha humana. El arte conceptual en las colecciones del CGAC = The human stain. Conceptual art within CGAC's collection. Collection catalogue, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. With texts by Manuel Olveira (et al.). Santiago de Compostela, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea CGAC, 2009.

For you / Para usted. The Daros Latinamerica tapes and video installations. Exhibition catalogue, Daros Exhibitions, Zurich, April 25 - September 6, 2009. Edited by Katrin Steffen and Domingo Eduardo Ramos. Zurich, Daros Latinamerica AG, 2009.

Spinelli, Claudia. 15 Jahre Galerie Peter Kilchmann Zürich. Zürich, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, 2008.

Informe. Collection catalogue, MUAC, Mexico City. With a text by Olivier Debroise. Mexico City, Turner, 2008.

Cruzvillegas, Abraham. Melanie Smith. Parres. Mexico City, A & R Turner, 2008.

Mexico: expected / unexpected. Collection Isabel et Agustín Coppel. Exhibition catalogue, La maison rouge, Paris, France, October 26, 2008 - January 18, 2009. With texts by Mónica Amor (et al.). Paris, Fage and La maison rouge, 2008.

Constructing a poetic universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle collection of Latin American Art. Exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA, March 11 - June 10, 2007. With texts by Beverly Adams (et al.). London/New York, Merrell Publishers, 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.

Plataforma Puebla 2006. Exhibition catalogue, Plataforma, Puebla, November 2006 - January 2007. With texts by Karla Jasso (et al.). Mexico City, A&R Press, 2007.

Viva la muerte. Exhibition catalogue, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria, October 17, 2007 - February 17, 2008; CAAM, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, April - June 2008. With texts by Thomas Miessgang (et al.). Wien, Kunsthalle Wien, 2007.

Viva la muerte. Exhibition catalogue, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria, October 17, 2007 - February 17, 2008; CAAM, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, April - June 2008. With texts by Thomas Miessgang (et al.). Wien, Kunsthalle Wien, 2007.

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

Casa del Lago Juan José Arreola. Memorias de exposiciones 06. Exhibition catalogue, Casa del Lago Juan José Arreola, 2006. With texts by Itzel Vargas Plata (et al.). Mexico City, UNAM, 2007.

Cruce de miradas. Visiones de América Latina. Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, August 2 - October 22, 2006. With texts by Ariel Jiménez (et al.). Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, 2006.

Ideal City - Invisible Cities. 41 international artists in public places and several exhibition spaces in two cities. Exhibition catalogue, European Art Projects, Zamosc, June 18 - August 22, 2006 and Potsdam, September 9 - October 29, 2006. With texts by Anda Rottenberg (et al.). Frankfurt am Main, Revolver, 2006.

Melanie Smith. Spiral City and other vicarious pleasures. Catalogue, published in conjunction with the exhibition at the University Museum of Sciences and Arts (MUCA ), México, August 2006. With texts by Cuauthémoc Medina (et al.). Mexico City, A&R Press, 2006.

Cruzvillegas, Abraham. Round de Sombra. Mexico City, Conaculta, 2006.With a preface by Gabriel Kuri

VAC Colección Valencia Arte Contemporáneo. Collection catalogue, Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain. Valencia, IVAM, 2006.

Beyond delirious. Architecture in selected photographs from the Ella Fontanals Cisneros collection. Indeterminate states. Video in the Ella Fontanals Cisneros collection = Más allá del delirio, Estados indeterminados. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA, November 30, 2005 - February 3, 2006. With texts by Christopher Phillips and Michael Rush. Miami, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, 2005.

Eco. Arte contemporáneo mexicano. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, February 8 - June 6, 2005. With texts by Cuauhtémoc Medina (et al.). Mexico City, Conaculta, 2005.

Special Edition (February 2005) on visual arts in Mexico, 1965-2005. Essays by Néstor García Canclini (et al.)

Insite 05. Farsites. Urban crisis and domestic symptoms in recent contemporary art = Sitios distantes. Crisis urbanas y síntomas domésticos en el arte contemporáneo reciente (inSite 05). Exhibition catalogue, San Diego Museum of Art and Centro Cultural Tijuana, August 27 - November 13, 2005. With texts by Adriano Pedrosa (et al.). San Diego, Museum of Art/inSite; Tijuana, Centro Cultural, 2005.

México en Arco 05. Madrid, España. Exhibition catalogue, XXIV Feria de Arte Contemporáneo Arco 2005, Madrid, February 10 - 24, 2005. With texts by Luis-Martín Lozano (et al.). Mexico City, Conaculta; Madrid, Turner, 2005.

Solo los personajes cambian. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Monterrey, August 28, 2004 - February 13, 2005. With texts by Magalí Arriola (et al.). Monterrey, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, 2005.

La colección Gelman. Selecciones. La colección de arte mexicano moderno y contemporáneo de Jacques y Natasha Gelman. Catalogue, Fundación Cultural Parque Morelos, Muros, Cuernavaca. With texts by Hayden Herrera (et al.). Cuernavaca, Muros, 2004.

Made in Mexico. Exhibition catalogue, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, January 21 - May 9, 2004, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 6 - September 12, 2004. With a text by Gilbert Vicario and interviews with the artists by Pamela Echeverría. Boston, the Institute of Contemporary Art, 2004.

Ganadores Bienal Monterrey FEMSA. Exhibition catalogue, Granador Bienal Monterrey FEMSA, Monterrey, 2002. With a text by Xavier Moyssén. Monterrey, FEMSA, 2003.

Octava Bienal de la Habana. El arte con la vida. Exhibition catalogue, 8th Habana Biennial, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wilfredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba, 2003. With texts by Rafael Acosta de Arriba, Hilda María Rodríguez Enríquez (et al.). La Habana, Consejo Nacional de Artes Plásticas / Centro Wifredo Lam, 2003.

Stand by. Listos para actuar. Roundabout Encounter Programm 1. Proyecto del Institut de Cultura de Barcelona. Exhibition catalogue, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, México, February 26 - May 4, 2003. with texts by Martí Peran, Eduardo Pérez Soler (et al.). Mexico City, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, 2003.

Mexico City. An exhibition about the exchange rates of bodies and values. A thematic exhibition of international artists based in Mexico City = Eine Ausstellung über die Wechselkurse von Körpern und Werten. Catalogue, published on the occasion of the exhibitions held at P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, June 30 - September 2, 2002, Kunst-Werke Berlin, September 21, 2002 - January 5, 2003, Museo de Arte Carillo Gil, Mexico City. With texts by Karl Biesenbach (et al.). Long Island, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, 2002.

Zebra Crossing. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Mexico = Arte contemporáneo de México. Exhibition catalogue, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, September 20 - December 1, 2002. With texts by Michael M. Thoss (et al.). Berlin, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2002.

Conozca México. Parachute 104. 2001

Superficial. Exhibition brochure, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, February 22 - April 9, 2001. With a text by Patrick Charpenel and Itala Schmelz. Mexico City, Centro de la Imagen, 2001.

VII Salón de Arte Bancomer. Tendencias. Exhibition catalogue, VII Salón de Arte Bancomer at the Museo de Arte Moderno, México, 2001. With texts by Luis-Martín Lozano, Olivier Debroise (et al.). Mexico City, Fundación Bancomer, 2001.

América foto latina. La fotografía en el arte contemperáneo. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de las Artes, Guadalajara, 2000. With texts by Rejane Cintrao (et al.). Guadalajara, Museo de las Artes de la Universidad, 2000.

Arte contemporáneo de México en el Museo Carrillo Gil. By Osvaldo Sánchez (et al). México, Landucci; Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 2000.

García Canclini, Néstor. Intromisiones compartidas. Arte y sociedad en la frontera México / Estados Unidos. Tijuana, 2000.

VI Salón de Arte Bancomer. Exhibition catalogue, VI Salón de Arte Bancomer at the Museo de Arte Moderno, México, 2000. With texts by Osvaldo Sánchez, Guillermo Santamarina (et al.). Mexico City, Fundación Bancomer, 2000.

Cinco continentes y una ciudad. Segundo salón internacional de pintura = Five continents and one city. Second international salon of painting. Exhibition catalogue, 2nd International Salon of Painting, Museo de la Ciudad de México, 1999. With texts by Marta Palau (et al.). Mexico City, Museo de la Ciudad de México, 1999.

Jiménez, José, and Fernando Castro (eds.). Horizontes del arte latinoamericano. Madrid, Tecnos, 1999.

Moi et ma circonstance = I and my circumstance = Yo y mi circunstancia. Mobilité dans l'art contemporain mexicain = Mobility in contemporary mexican art = Movilidad en el arte contemporáneo mexicano. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, November 4, 1999 - February 6, 2000. With texts by Eduardo Abarao (et al.). Montreal, Museum of Fine Arts, 1999.

Ocho mujeres an el arte hoy. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Antonieta Rivas Mercado, Museo de Arte Moderno, México, August 27 - November 8, 1998. Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, 1998.

Insite 97. New projects in public spaces by artists of the Americas = Nuevos proyectos de arte público de artistas del continente americano. Exhibition guide, Insite 97, San Diego/Tijuana, September 26 - November 30, 1997. With texts by Jessica Bradley (et al.). Tijuana, Installation Gallery, 1997.

Yard, Sally. Insite 97. Private time in public space = Tiempo privado en espacio público. San Ysidro, Trucatriche, 1997.

México ahora: Punto de partida. Mexico now: Point of departure. Exhibition catalogue, Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, January 25 - April 5, 1997, El Arsenal de la Buntilla, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 17 - July 19, 1997, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, September 20 - December 13, 1997, "Site to be selected", Texas, January 3 - March 7, 1998, The Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 28 - May 30, 1998, "Site to be selected", Illinois, June 20 - August 22, 1998, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, September 19 - November 28, 1998. With texts by Robert Stearns (et al.). Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Arts Council, 1997.

Octava Bienal de Fotografía. Exhibition catalogue, Octava Bienal de Fotografía, México, 1997. With texts by Patricia Mendoza (et al.). Mexico City, Centro de la Imagen, 1997.

Orange Lush. Melanie Smith. Exhibition catalogue, Galería O.M.R., México City, 1997. With an interview by María Guerra. Mexico City, Anglo Mexican Instiute of Culture, 1997.

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