Alejandro Cesarco, Family Novel, Installation View: The Measures of Memory, Raffaella Cortese, Milan, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist. (detail)
About the Artist
Alejandro Cesarco was born in Montevideo, Uruguay and currently lives in New York. His most recent solo exhibitions include: A Solo Exhibition, Witte de With, Rotterdam, 2019, These Days, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, 2019, Tactics & Technics, CAC, Vilnius (2019), Song, The Renaissance Society, Chicago (2017); The Measure of Memory, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan (2017); Public Process, Sculpture Center, New York (2017); Prescribe the Symptom, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis (2015); Loyalties and Betrayals, Murray Guy, New York (2015); Secondary Revision, Frac Île-de-France/Le Plateau, Paris (2013); A Portrait, a Story, and an Ending, Kunsthalle Zürich (2013); Alejandro Cesarco, mumok, Vienna (2012); A Common Ground, Uruguayan Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennial (2011); One without the Other, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City (2011); and Present Memory, Tate Modern, London (2010). These exhibitions addressed, through different formats and strategies, his recurrent interests in repetition, narrative, and the practices of reading and translating. Group exhibitions include: Question the Wall Itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2016); Under the Same Sun, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2014); Tell It to My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (2013); and The Imminence of Poetics, 30th Bienal de São Paulo (2012). He has also curated exhibitions in the U.S., Uruguay, Argentina, and most recently, a section of the 33 Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil (2018) and ARCO, Madrid (2020). He is director of the non-profit arts organization, Art Resources Transfer.