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Joaquin Segura

Born in 1980 in Mexico City
Lives and works in Guadalajara, Mexico

Joaquin Segura’s highly‐diverse oeuvre meditates on violence as an omnipresent motif in contemporary life. His recent production is visibly concerned about the nature of power & political apparatuses nowadays, constructing a practice deeply fascinated by the fissures & contradictions in extreme ideologies and the crucial role these have played in the globalization of socio-political crisis, mainly explored through constant references to specific historical events. Through his unpredictable works, Segura aims to reach an art of destabilization, elaborating a poetic of sabotage through apparently random acts of provocation, which relate to impotence, denial & deception, here and now.

Solo Exhibitions
2011 – Poeticas del deshonor – Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros. Mexico City, Mexico.
2010 – Deceive, Inveigle & Obfuscate – Yautepec Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico.
2009 – Your False Rebellions Mean Nothing – Arena México Arte Contemporáneo. Guadalajara, Mexico.

2011 – XV Bienal de Pintura Rufino Tamayo – Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca. Oaxaca, Mexico.
2011 – How to philosophize with a hammer – White Box. New York, NY. USA.
2011 – Everything must go – Casey Kaplan Gallery. New York, NY. USA.
2010 – Omega – Margaret Lawrence Gallery. Melbourne, Australia.
2010 – Creative Tensions – NCCA Yekaterinburg. Yekaterinburg, Russia.
2009 – The Man who fell to Earth – 798 Beijing Biennale 2009. T Art Center. Beijing, China.
2005 – Declaraciones – Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain.

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