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Marcela Armas

Born in 1976 in Durango, Mexico.
Lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico.

Her work relates urban situations, sound actions, installations, video and documents in order to investigate about the capacity of different materials and technologies to produce poetics of social reflection. Energy consumption and urban space are some of her main issues.

She directed with Gilberto Esparza, experimental electronics workshops Fundación Telefónica VIDA 10 in Peru, Argentina, Chile and Mexico.

Her work has been exhibited in Mexico, United States, Colombia, Spain, Brazil, Peru, Canada and Italy.

2011 – Resisting the present – Mexico 2000-2012. Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, March 2012. Museo Amparo, Puebla. October 2011.
2011 – Coup d’éclat – Fort de Bruissin en Francheville. Lyon, France.
2011 – Disponible: A kind of Mexican Show – School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. September 13 – November 19, 2011
2011 – Of Bridges & Borders – Fronteras en mutación. Curator:  Sigismond de Vajay. Cultural Center of Spain in Buenos Aires.
2010 – Entre Mundos – ArtBO, 2010. Curated by Maria Iovino. Bogota, Colombia.
2010 – Constante, Nueva Babilonia – Curated by Guillermo Santamarina. Museo de Arte de Zapopan.  Jalisco. Mexico.
2010 – Grito: (in)dependence – Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts at the University of Texas at El Paso.
2010 – Theatrical Properties – Marcela Armas, Michel de Broin, Daniel Canogar, Jean Shin. Bitforms Gallery. New York City.
2009 – Los Impolíticos. PAN – Palazzo delle Arti Napoli. Naples, Italy.
2008 – (SINERGIA) – Installation. Curaduría de Karla Jasso. Laboratorio de Arte Alameda. Mexico City.

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