Jan Mot

Francis Alÿs
Born in 1959 in Antwerp (BE)
Lives and works in Mexico City
 
 
Education

1978-83         Institut d’Architecture de Tournai
1983-86         Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, Venice, Italy
 
 
Prizes and awards

2020  
Best Feature Documentary Award at the Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People for Sandlines, the Story of History (GR)       
Art Icon, Whitechapel Gallery, London
 
2018            
EYE Prize 2018, Amsterdam
 
2010              
BACA 2010 Biennial Award Contemporary Art, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht (NL)
 
2004              
Kunstpreis blueOrange, Bundesverband der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken BVR, Berlin
 
 
Solo exhibitions

2022
Belgian Pavillon, Venice Biennale, Venice (IT)

2021
Sandlines, The Story of History, Sydney Film Festival (AU) (screening)
Border Barriers Typology, Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (CH) 
Francis Alÿs. As Long as I’m Walking, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne (CH) 
Francis Alÿs, Don't Cross the Bridge Before You Get To The River, David Zwirner, Paris (FR)
Kinderspiele - Children's Games: 65 Jahre Familienbildungsstätte Bonn, Katholische Familienbildungsstätte, Bonn (DE)

2020             
Francis Alÿs. Wet feet __ dry feet: borders and games, Tai Kwun Center for Heritage & Art, Hong Kong (CHN)
Fragmentos, Espacio de Arte y memoria, Museo nacional de Colombia, Bogota (COL)
Sandlines, The Rotterdam Film Festival – IFFR, Rotterdam (NL) (screening)
Sandlines, the Story of History, 2020 Sundance Film Festival: New Frontier, Park City, Utah (US) (screening)

2019              
The Private View, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen (DE)
Francis Alÿs: Children’s Games, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal (CA)
Francis Aÿs: Children's Games, EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam (NL)
 
2018              
La Dépense, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (CN)
Francis Alÿs: Children's Games, Kanal - Centre Pompidou, Brussels
The Logbook of Gibraltar, Art Sonje Center, Seoul
Knots'n Dust, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (UK)
Imagined Borders, Asian Culture Center, Gwangju (KR)
Beautiful World, Where are you?, Liverpool Biennial 2018, Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool, Liverpool (UK)
Groundwork, CAST, HELSTON, Cornwall (UK)
 
2017              
Knots'n Dust, Beirut Art Center, Beirut
Without an Ending There is no Beginning, Jan Mot, Brussels
Francis Alÿs: Ciudad Juárez Projects, ASU Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe (US)
Una historia de negociación, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (CA)
 
2016              
Le temps du sommeil, Secession, Vienna (AU)
A Story of Negotiation, AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (CA)
Ciudad Juarez Projects, Proyectos Impala, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico City
Francic Alÿs, The Menil Collection, Houston (US)
Francis Alÿs, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (CH)
Fabiola, The Menil Collection, Houston (US)
Una historia de negociación, Museo de Bellas Artes, Havana
 
2015              
A Story of Negotiation, Malba, Buenos Aires
Beyond the River. Afghan Projects 2010-2014, The Sergey Kuryokhin Centre for Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg (RU)
Francis Alÿs: Hotel Juarez, Proyecto Siqueiros: Sala de Arte Público, Mexico City
A Story of Negotiation, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
 
2014              
La acción reveladora o poética de los intentos, Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo, Montevideo
Reel- Unreel (Afghan Projects, 2010-2014), CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Reel- Unreel (Afghan Projects, 2010-2014), Madre, Naples (IT)
 
2013              
Fabiola, Museo de Arte Zapopan, Zapopan, Jalisco (MX)
Gibraltar Focus, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima (JP)
Reel-Unreel, Bòlit. Centre d'Art Contemporani, Girona (ES)
Gibraltar Focus - Part II, MOT Tokyo, Tokyo
Mexico Survey - Part I, MOT Tokyo, Tokyo
Fabiola, Pinacoteca, Sao Paolo (BR)
REEL-UNREEL, Zwirner Gallery, New York City (US)
Seven Walks, Art Exchange, University of Essex, Essex (GB)
 
2012              
Francis Alÿs: Guards, University of Michigan, Museum of Art, Ann Arbor (US)
Fabiola, Museo Amparo, Puebla (MX)
 
2011              
Fabiola, Museo de Arte Italiano, Lima
Francis Alÿs, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (CH)
Fabiola, Schaulager, Haus zum Kirschgarten, Basel (CH)
Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City (US)
Francis Alÿs: The Moment Where Sculpture Happens, The Davis – Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley (US)
 
2010              
Domino Canibal, PAC, Sala Veronicas, Murcia (ES)
BACA 2010 Biennial Award Contemporary Art, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht (NL)
Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception, Wiels, Brussels
Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception, Tate Modern, London
Francis Alÿs: Le Temps du Sommeil, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
 
2009              
Francis Alÿs: Fabiola, Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos (Burgos),  (ES)
Nightwatch, Bass Museum of Art, Florida (US)
Politics of Rehersal, Museo de Arte del Banco de la Republica, Bogota
Fabiola, National Portrait Gallery, New York City (US)
 
2008              
Francis Alÿs. Bolero (Shoe Shine Blues) and Politics of Rehearsal, The Renaissance Society, Chicago (US)
Francis Alÿs, Sammlung Goetz, C (DE)
Fabiolas, County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (US)
 
2007              
Francis Alÿs, Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima
Francis Alÿs: Politics of Rehearsal, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (US)
Fabiolas, The Hispanic Society of America, New York City (US)
Francis Alÿs: Arbeiten aus Privatbesitz, Villa Grisebach Gallery, Berlin
Sometimes doing something poetic can become political and sometimes doing something political can become poetic, David Zwirner Gallery, New York City (US)
 
2006              
Francis Alÿs. A Story of Deception, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (DE)
Skier at the Bottom of a Well, La Colección Jumex, Mexico City
Francis Alÿs - Tacita Dean, Schaulager, Basel (CH)
Black Box: Francis Alÿs, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Francis Alÿs. A Story of Deception, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires
Francis Alÿs. Diez cuadras alrededor del estudio. Walking Distance from the Studio, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City
 
2005              
Francis Alÿs (to be continued) 1992 –, Artspace, Auckland (NZ)
Francis Alÿs: Seven Walks, Artangel at 21 Portman Square / National Portrait Gallery, London
Francis Alÿs: The Green Line, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Francis Alÿs: Walking Distance from the Studio, Museu dʼArt Contemporani de Barcelona (ES)
La cour des miracles, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes (FR)
 
2004              
Walking Distance from the Studio, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (DE)
blueOrange prize, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
 
2003              
Le prophète et la mouche, Collection Lambert, Musée dʼart contemporain, Avignon (FR)
Nuit Blanche - Performance for ARC, Musée dʼArt Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
The Leak, Musée dʼArt Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Obra Pictórica, Museo Nacional Reina Sofia, Madrid
Obra Pictórica, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich (CH)
 
2002              
Obra Pictórica, Centro nazionale per le arti contemporanee, Rome Projects 76 - Francis Alÿs. Modern Procession, Museum of Modern Art, New York City (US)
Cantos Patrioticos, Art Basel Unlimited, Basel (CH)
FREE MATRIX 2, Castello di Rivoli, Turin (IT)
Amores Perros – The Rehearsal, in collaboration with Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Kunstwerk Berlin, Berlin
Walking a painting, The Project, Los Angeles (US)
Cuando la fe mueve montañas – When Faith Moves Mountains, 3a Bienal Iberoamericana de Lima, Lima
 
2001              
1-866-FREE-MATRIX, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford (US)
LʻAttente, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (CH)
Francis Alÿs, Lisson Gallery, London
Art Contemporain, Musée Picasso, Antibes (FR)
 
2000              
The Last Clown, Sala Montcada de la Foundació “la Caixa”, Barcelona (ES)
The Last Clown, Galerie de lʻUQAM, Montréal (CA)
The Last Clown, Plug In, Winnipeg (CA)
 
1999              
Standby, Lisson Gallery, London
Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (CH)
Mario Flecha Galería, Girona (ES)
drawings, ACME, Los Angeles (US)

1998              
Le Temps du Sommeil, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (CA)
Le Temps du Sommeil, PICA, Portland (US)
Museo Regional, Guadalajara (MX)
The Thief, Web Site Project, Dia Center for the Arts, New York City (US)
 
1997              
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City (US)
Francis Alÿs: Walks/Paseos, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City
The Liar, the Copy of the Liar, Galerìa Fernando Gamboa, Mexico City
 
1996              
ACME, Santa Monica (US)
The Counterfeit Subject, with Yishai Judisman, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca, Oaxaca (MX)
The Counterfeit Subject, with Yishai Judisman, Boulder Museum of
Contemporary Art, Boulder (US)
 
1995              
El soplon, Galería Camargo Vilaça, São Paulo (BR)
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City (US)
Opus Operandi, Ghent (BE)
 
1994              
Francis Alÿs - Raymond Pettibon, Expo-Arte, Guadalajara, Mexico Curare, Mexico City
The Liar / The Copy of the Liar, Galería Ramis Barquet, Monterrey (MX)
Arena Mexico, Guadalajara (MX)
 
1992              
Espace LʼEscaut, Brussels
Galeria Arte Contemporáneo (MX)
 
1991              
SALÓN DES AZTECAS (MX)
 
 
Group exhibitions

2022
There is Nothing Inevitable About Time, Tavros, Athens 
Beyond Borders, Koroška galerija likovnih umetnosti, Slovenj Gradec (SI) 
WALK!, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt (DE)

2021
Collection Exhibition 2: BLUE, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanasawa (JP) 
Comics Trip! Collection Lambert, Institut d'art contemporain, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes (FR) 
The Principle of Hope, Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing , 16/10 - 27/02
ZABEL – Tirana Biennale, Tirana
Colección Jumex: Temperatura ambiente, Museo Jumex, Mexico City 
Yi / Chair Season, Zhi Art Museum, Chengdu (CN)
2021 DMZ Art & Peace Platform, Borderless DMZ, Unimaru (KOR)
Variables d’épanouissement, Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré, Tours (FR)
Cien del MUAC, MUAC, Mexico City 
Catastrophe and Recovery, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul 
Excepciones normales: arte contemporáneo en México, Museo Jumex, Mexico City  
El tiempo en las cosas. Salas de arte contemporáneo, Museo Amparo, Puebla (MX) 
BXL x EMERGENT, Emergent, Veurne (BE)
The Little Catalogue of the S.M.A.K. Collection The Exhibition 'Part 1', S.M.A.K
., Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent (BE) 

2020              
Sandlines, Festival Internacional de Cine UNAM, Mexico City (screening)
Children’s Games, Festival Internacional de Cine Documental, Pamplona (ES) (screening)
Artists for Change, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Geografías del viaje, Festival Visiona, Huesca (ES) (screening)
 
2019              
The Collection (1): Highlights for a Future, S.M.A.K., Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent (BE)
Eternal Now, PKM Gallery, Seoul
Manifesta Revisited, Manifesta Amsterdam Head Office, Amsterdam
Coordinates: Maps and Art Exploring Shared Terrain, David Rumsey Map Center, Stanford University, Stanford (US)
La Nuit Blanche, Cinéma Chaplin Denfert, Paris (screening)
Nuite Blanche OFF, La station – Gare de Mines, Paris (screening)
ElDorado, lille3000, Lille (FR)
Words Are Very Unnecessary, Arter Museum, Istanbul
Creatures: When Species Meet, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (US)
Habiter l’intime, Fondation Thalie, Brussels
Phenomenon 3, Phenomenon Anafi, Athens (screening)
The Tangible Trace, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria (AU)
La rue. Où le monde se crée, MO.CO.Panacée, Montpellier (FR)
The Warmth of Other Suns, Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Stance & Fall – A Wavering World, Marta Herford Museum, Herford (DE)
The Life of Things, MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image 16th edition, Montréal (CA)
JRSLM - PARADISE LOST AGAIN, PILAR on the VUB, Brussels
Convex / Concave: Belgian Contemporary Art, TANK Shanghai
Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011, MoMA PS1, Long Island City (US)
PRECARIA (Perilous), EAC - Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo, Montevideo (URY)
Andachtsbilder, Petzel Gallery, New York (US)
Creatures: When Species Meet, Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), Cincinnati (US)
La Source, Fondation Carmignac, Porquerolles Islands (FR)
Tierras Prometidas, Oficina de Proyectos Culturales, Puerto Vallarta (MX)
You got to burn to shine, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome
God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin, David Zwirner Gallery, New York (US)
¿No oyes ladrar a los perros?, Centro Cultural de España en México, Ciudad de México
Càmera i ciutat. Escenaris de la modernitat, CaixaForum, Barcelona (ES)
Okunoto Micro Film&Video Festival, Hioki Community Center, Suzu (JP)
Moana Don’t Cry, Te Tuhi Contemporary Art in Auckland, Aotearoa (NZ)
West Bund Art & Design, West Bund Art Center, Shanghai (CN)
Counter-Landscapes: Performative Actions from the 1970s - Now, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA), Scottsdale (US)
 
2018              
The street, where the world is made, Museo Nazionale Delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome
Proregress. Art in an Age of Historical Ambivalence, Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai
Other Walks, Other Lines, San Jose Museum of Art (SJMA), San Jose (US)
Revolutionize!, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev
DíaCero, XXI Festival Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, Leon (MX)
Civil War, The Museum Centre of Turku – Turku (FI)
Soundlines of Contemporary Art, International Contemporary Art Exhibition (ICAE2018), Yeberan (AR)
THE FLÂNEUR - From Impressionism to the Present, Kunstmuseum Bonn (DE)
Ellos y nosotros, Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Palma de Mallorca (ES)
Ritual, The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (US)
Subcontracted nations, A.M. Qattan Foundation, Ramallah (PS)
RESIST! The 1960 protests, photography and visual legacy, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels
Dwelling Poetically: Mexico City, a case study, Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (AU)
Hidden/Secret – Strategien des Verborgenen, Kulturamt – Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar (DE)
À TIRE-D’AILE. Figures de l’envol, Centre photographique, Rouen (FR)
Sublevaciones. Didi Huberman, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), Mexico City
David Zwirner: 25 Years, David Zwirner Gallery, New York (US)
 
2017              
BIVOUACS. Académie de la Marche, Le Magasin, Grenoble (FR)
Wanderings, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon
Never Ending Stories, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg (DE)
Sumer and the Modern Paradigm, Joan Miró Foundation, Barcelona  (ESP)
Ruinen Der Gegenwart, KINDL - Centre for Contemporary Art in Berlin
Field Guide, Remai Modern, Saskatoon (CA)
Gotong Royong. Things we do together, Ujazdowski Castle Centre for   Contemporary Art, Warsaw
Age of Terror, Imperial War Museum, London
KizArt. Video Art For Children, Nomas Foundation, Rome (IT)
FRArGILE Fragile / Argile / Moments / Fragments, Maison des Arts de Schaerbeek, Brussels
Biennale Art Encounters 2017, Timișoara (RO)
Reenacting history_ Collective Actions and Everyday Gestures, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon (KR)
I am you, you are too, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis (US)
Jeux, Rituels & Récréations, Lille 3000, Gare Saint Sauveur, Lille (FR)
Unsettled, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno (US)
THE MOUNT ANALOGUE, Triennial of Contemporary Art in Yerevan, Gyumri, Sevan, Kapan (ARM)
Re-enactments, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Manila (PH)
Ruinen der Gegenwart, KAI10-Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf (DE)
Action!, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich (CH)
Le Rêve des Formes, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
En Marche, Musée d’art du Valais, Sion (CH)
Performing the Border, Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna
Archaic, National Pavilion of Iraq, 57th Venice Biennale, Venice (IT)
Terra Inquieta/The Restless Earth, Triennale di Milano (IT)
The Absent Museum, WIELS, Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels
My City, My Studio / My City, My Life, Kathmandu Triennale, Kathmandu
Francis Alÿs, Cinematek, Brussels, 23/03 (screening); 
 
2016              
Poetica_politica, De 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg (BE)
Arrière Plan, Solarium - Une Biennale de l’Architecture Disparue, Aix-les-Bains (FR)
Hinc Sunt Leones (here are lions), MANIFESTO-espacio, Guatemala City, SIART, Bienal Internacional de Arte, La Paz (BO)
Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Future, Taipei Biennal, Taipei Fine Arts Museum of Taiwan, Taiwan
32nd Bienal de São Paulo: Incerteza viva/Live Uncertainty, Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavilion, São Paulo (BR)
Getting Across, Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, New Dehli (IN)
Embracing the Contemporary: The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia (US)
Esma’/Listen, Beirut Art Center, Beirut
The Importance of Being…, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo (BR)
The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp (BE)
The Importance of Being, Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (BR)
Nada temas, dice ella, Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid (ES)
Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact, Museum of the Moving Image, New York City (US)
Drawing. The Bottom Line, SMAK, Ghent (BE)
A Brief History of the Future, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Mathieu Briand: Et In Libertalia Ego, Vol. II, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart (AU)
While You Were Out, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (US)
Collecting for Tomorrow: new works at Museion, Museion, Bolzano (IT)
 
2015              
While You Were Out, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (US)
The Bottom Line, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent (BE)
Risk, Turner Contemporary, Kent (GB)
The Problem of God, K21, Dusseldorf (DE)
Strange Currencies. Art & Action in Mexico City 1990-2000, The Galleries at Moore, Philadelphia (US)
The Gap, Parasol Unit Foundation, London
Saltwater, Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul (TR)
In Search of the Miraculous, Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn (GB)
Every inclusion is an exclusion of other possibilities, SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul (TR)
Summer Reading, Peter Freeman Inc, New York City (US)
Terrapolis, Ecole Française d'Athènes, Athens
PICA: Celebrating 20 Years Reflecting on the First Decade, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon (US)
(Ready) Media, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón (ES)
The Revenge of the Common Place, Flemish Pavillon, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice (IT)
Walking Sculpture 1967-2015, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts (US)
Do you have Barbaric taste, Brussels Art Fairs, Brussels
Reliefs – Architecturer Lʼ Horizon/Reliefs – Designing the Horizon, Galerie des Turbulences, FRAC, Orléans (FR)
My Flat Country: On photography and landscape, FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen, Antwerp (BE)
Atopolis, Mons 2015, Mons (BE)
The Importance of Being…, Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana (CU) [itinerary: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires (MACBA); Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro; Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo; Museo de Art Contemporáneo de Oaxaca, Oaxaca (MX)]
Ink, MAXXI, Rome
La Répétition, FRAC, Franche-Comté, Cité des Arts, Besançon (FR)
Ejercicios De Traslado: Colecciones 9915, Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid
Et In Libertalia Ego, La maison rouge, Paris
VÍDEO-RÉGIMEN. Coleccionistas en la era audiovisual, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid
The Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary, Lulu, Mexico City
Beleza?, Centro Cultural São Paulo, Sao Paulo (BR)
Partial Presence, Zabludowicz Collection, London
Adventures of the Black Square, Whitechapel Gallery, London
 
2014              
Melting Walls, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv (IL)
Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami (US)
By Proxy, James Cohan Gallery, New York City (US)
Arche Noah, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund (DE)
Zero Tolerance, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York City (US)
The Sea, Kunstmuseum aan Zee, Ostend (BE)
Mark the Line, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg (SE)
Manifest Intention, Castello di Rivoli, Turin (IT)
Secret Passions. Private Flemish Collections, Lille 3000, Euralille (FR)
Colección IX, Colección Fundación ARCO, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Mostoles (ES)
Risk, Turner Contemporary, Kenk (US)
Pure Water, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz (AU)
Curated by, Galerie Steinek, Vienna
3am: Wonder, Paranoia, and the Restless Night, Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull (GB)
Feels Like Heaven, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (IL)
High Performance. Time-based media art since 1996 from the Julia Stoschek Collection, Riga Art Space, Riga
Haperende Mens II, Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam
Le Mouvement III. The City Performed, CentrePasquArt, Biel (CH)
Global Positioning Systems, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami (US)
Manifesta 10, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (RU)
On the Road, Santiago de Compostela (ES)
Broken. Slapstick, Comedy and Black Humour, Haus der Kunst, Munich (DE)
Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City (US)
Infinite Jest, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (DE)
Unstable Places: New in Contemporary Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Somos Libres II, Works from the Mario Testino Collection, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin (IT)
Désitinations improbables, Le Musée Ianchelevici, La Louvière (BE)
Freedom in movement, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre (BR)
América Latina 1960-2013. Fotos + Textos, Museo Amparo, Puebla (MX)
The invention of the Beach, Paço das Artes, Sao Paolo (BR)
inSite: Cuatro ensayos de lo público, sobre otro escenario, La Tallera, Cuernavaca (MX)
Playtime, Lenbachhaus, Munich (DE)
Les Horizons, La Criée, Rennes (FR)
Something in Space, Württembergische Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart (DE)
Variation: The obsessive as kind of landscape in the Arco Foundation Collection, Alcobendas Art Centre, Alcobendas, Madrid
Propaganda for reality, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen (DE)
Lens based sculpture, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Tribute to an Avenue, Sculpture International Rotterdam, Rotterdam (NL)
 
2013              
3am: Wonder, Paranoia, and the Restless Night, Chapter, Cardiff, Wales (GB)
Entropy of a city. Julia Stoschek Collection, Kunsthalle Budapest, Budapest
A Place in Two Dimensions, Museo Jumex, Mexico City
América Latina 1960-2013 photographs, La Fondation Cartier pour lʼart contemporain, co-produced with Museo Amparo ,Paris
100 years of Ready-made, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa (IL)
The Messages of Art, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes (FR)
Encuentros / Tensiones, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Making Space. 40 Years of Video Art, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne (CH)
3 am Wonder and Paranoai, The Bluecoat, Liverpool (GB)
Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham (US)
Trans-Territories, 5th Fotofestival, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, traveling to Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen and Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg (DE)
México: Inside Out, Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, Texas (US)
All There is Left, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington
Littoral, diep, Festival de la Côte dʼAlbâtre, Normandy (FR)
Side Effects, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonias, Tallinn
The Floating Admiral, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
some a little sooner, some a little later, POOL, Luma, Zurich
Les Papesses – High Priestess, Collection Lambert, Avignon (FR)
On Paper, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres (ES)
Cécile Fakhoury, Abidjan (CI)
On Walk, NGCA Sunderland, Sunderland (GB), travelling to MAC Birmingham, Birmingham (GB) Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth (GB)
Visions – An atmosphere of change, Marta Herford, Herford (DE)
Le Pont, Moca, Musée dʼart contemporain Marseille, Marseille (FR)
Individual Order, Karst Institute, Plymountth (GB)
The System of Objects, Deste Foundation, Athens
In The Heart Of The Country, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
There are Other Routes than Ours, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
Lovinʼ it. Symbol and Contradiction, Bromer Art Collection, Roggwil (CH)
Beastly Hall, Hall Palace & Gardens, Bexley, Kent (GB)
Mythographies, Yaffo 23, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
Yes Naturally, how art will save the world, GEM Museum voor actuele kunst, The Hague (NL)
Re:emerge: Towards a New Cultural Cartography, Sharjah Biennial 11, Sharjah (AE)
Turn off the Sun: Selections from la Colleción Jumex, Arizona State University, Tempe (US)
Fail Better, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (DE)
Material Traces: Time and the Gesture in Contemporary Art, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal (CA)
Under influences, La Maison Rouge, Paris
Tireless Refrain, Nam June Paik Art Center, Gyenonggi-do (KR)
Order, Chaos, and the Space Between: Contemporary Latin American Art from the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona (US)
Stargazer, Sven-Harry Konstmuseum, Stockholm
Through as Glass Darkly: Faces Past and Present, Ernst Museum, Budapest
 
2012              
Desire Lines, Australian Center for Contremporary Art, Melbourne
Castle in the Air, Center of Culture Zamek, Poznan (PL)
Desire Paths, Cultural Espai, Fundacion Caja Madrid, Barcelona (ES)
Cartografies contemporanies, CaixaForum, Madrid
Now Here is also Nowhere, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle (US)
Explosion! Painting as Action, Fondacion Joan Miro, Barcelona (ES)
open spaces | secret places, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg (AT)
Bilderbedarf. Braucht Gesellschaft Kunst?, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden (DE)
50 days at sea, 9th Shanghai Biennale, Antwerp Pavilion, Shanghai (CN)
Contested Territories, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, New York City (US)
Cartografies contemporanies, CaixaForum, Barcelona (ES)
Troubling Space: The Summer Sessions, Zabludowicz Collection, London
Nothing Like Happens Anywhere, Chapter, Cardiff, Wales (GB)
Troubling Space, Zabludowicz Collection, London
Dimensions variables, Institut dʼArt Contemporain, Villeurbanne (FR)
De Mens in Beeld, Biennale van de Schilderkunst, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle (BE)
Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago (US
On ne peut régner innocement, Centre dʼart Contemporain, Passage, Troyes (FR)
Stand still like the hummingbird, David Zwirner, New York City (US)
Documenta 13, Kassel (DE)
Foreigners everywhere: Contemporary Art from the Pomeranz Collection, Jewish Museum, Vienna
Explosion! Painting as Action, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Le artiste en ethnographe, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Foreigner everywhere: Contemporary Art from the Pomeranz Collection, Jewish Museum, Vienna
Oh, you mean cellophane and all that crap, Calder Foundation, New York City (US)
Poule!, Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex, Ecatepec (MX)
Resonance and Silence, Haus der Kunst, Munich (DE)
Domestic Affairs, Eligio Ancona 171, Mexico City
Atlas critique, Parc Saint Léger – Centre dʼart contemporain, Pougues-les-Eaux (FR)
Posada bis Alÿs. Mexian art from 1900 to the present, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich (CH)
Unfinished Journeys, The National Museum of Art, Oslo
Wunder. Kunst, Wissenschaft und Religion, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems (AT)
Restless, Adelaide Festival, Adelaide (AU)
Le Nouveau Pleinairisme, Musée National des Beaux-Arts, Québec (CA)
Live Rightly, Die, Die…, Centre de Photographies Actuelles, Dazibao (CA)
Voyage Voyage, Maison de lʼAmérique Latine, Paris
Migrations”, Tate Britain, London
Lines of Control, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca (US)
 
2011              
What we talk about when we talk about love, Stevenson, Cape Town (ZA)
The Moving Image, New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester (GB)
Now: works from La Coleccion Jumex, Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara (MX)
Margins: walking between worlds, Art Exchange, University of Essex, Colchester (GB)
Living as Form, Essex Street Market, New York City (US)
Wunder, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg (DE)
Declining Democracy, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence (IT)
3rd Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki (GR)
The Global Contemporary, ZKM, Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe (DE)
barely there, Part II, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit (US)
Junge Kunst. Erwerbungen der Gruppe Junge Kunst von 1970 bis heute, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich (CH)
Erre, variations labyrinthiques, Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz (FR)
8th Mercosul Biennial: Essays on Geopoetics, Porto Alegre (BR)
Move: Choreographing You, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf (DE)
Once Upon a Time, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
Projections: Works from the Artangel Collection, The Whitworth Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester (GB)
Number five: Cities of Gold and Mirrors, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf (DE)
Before the Hangover, MUAC, Mexico City
A Line Made Walking, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa (IL)
Big Brother: Artist ans tyrants, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard (FR)
Streetlife and Homestories, Villa Stuck, Munich (DE)
We Have Woven the Motherlands With Nets of Iron, apexart, New York City (US)
Locations, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City (US)
2 cm mehr - 2 cm de +, Centre dʼart le Lait, Albi (FR)
Stories of Material Life, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres (ES)
Paradise Lost, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul (TR)
Dialéctica del Paisaje, Museo Mural Diego Rivera, Mexico City
crisisss. Art and Confrontation in Latin America. 1910-2010, Palacio de Bellas Artes & Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City
Mexico: Expected / Unexpected, Museum of Contemporary Arts San Diego – MCASD / Museum of Latin American Art - MOLAA, La Jolla / Long Beach, California (US)
Reed Arts Week 2011: Geographies, Reeed college, Portland (US)
How to document a city: urban narratives|wandering, Espacio 1414, San Juan
Mexico: Politica y Poetica, San Francisco State University, San Francisco (US)
I promise to love you, Kunsthal Rotterdam (NL)
Project Europa, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York City (US)
 
2010              
Arte ≠ Vida. Actions by Artists of the Americas 1960 – 2000, Museo de Arte del Banco de la Republica, Bogota
When will they finally see the power of drawing, Geukens & De Vil Contemporary Art, Antwerp (BE)
Bild fur Bild, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund (DE)
Twenty-first Century, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (AU)
Die Nase des Michelangelo, Galerie Peter Kilchmann at Marktgasse, Zurich (CH)
Arte no es Vida: Actions by Artists of the Americas, 1960-2000, Museo de Arte del Banco de la República Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogota
Living on the Edge, Tulca, Galway (IE)
Land, Space, Territory, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton (US)
Beyond Borders, Museum of Sketches, Lund (SE)
Lʼexposition lunatique, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris
Mexico Beyond Its Revolution. Mexico Mas Alla De Su Revolucion, TUFTS University Art Gallery, Medford (US)
Die Bewegung der Bilder: Kunst und Film von 1950 bis heute, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund (DE)
This is our time, Cape Town (ZA)
There is always a cup of sea for man to sail, 29th Sao Paolo Biennale, Sao Paulo (BR)
México: esperado / inesperado, B.P.S.22 espace de creation contemporaine de la Province de Hainaut, Charleroi (FR)
Gestures and Procedures, ACCA, Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (AU)
Marcher – créer, Gallery Arena, Arles (FR)
The Invisible Colour: A colllection Display, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht (NL)
Atre y Politica, Masin, Museo de arte de Sinaloa, Sinaloa (MX)
Fast Forward 2: The Power of Motion, ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
Adaptation, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto (CA)
Critical Fetishes, CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid
Parallels and Patrons, Petworth House and Gardens, Petworth (GB)
Ver para creer: Bienal de Arte Paiz XVII, Guatemala City
The Architecture of Tatiana Bilbao, Instituto Cultural de Mexico, San Antonio (US)
Experimental Geography, The Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville (US)
Project Europa, Harn Museum, Gainesville (US)
Arte ≠ Vida. Actions by Artists of the Americas. 1960 – 2000, Blaffer Gallery, University of Texas, Houston (US)
Vertically Integrated Manufacturing, Murray Guy, New York City (US)
 
2009              
Perhaps the heart, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv (IL)
Manimal, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
Work at the Age of Capital Collapse, Kunsthalle Tallinn, Tallin
Donʼt cross the bridge before you get to the river, AIM, Arts in Marrakech, Biennale des Arts Contemporains, Palais de Bahia, Marrakech (MA)
These Times: Part I, Pinta, New York City (US)
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam (NL)
Silent, Hiroshima Ciy Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima (JP)
100 Years (version #2, ps1), P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City (US)
10, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (IL)
Vi-deum; Reality and fiction in later day video, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam
The State of Things, Bozar, Center for Fine Arts, Brussels
100 Years (version 1, Dusseldorf), Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf (DE)
Interstices: Coleccion Jumex, Mumok, Vienna
Continuous Present, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven (US)
Subversive Spaces, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, The University of East Anglia, Norwich (GB)
Shift – Field of Fluctuation, The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (JP)
Arte ≠ Vida. Actions by Artists of the Americas. 1960 – 2000, Museo Amparo, Puebla (MX)
ARtTLV, Tel Aviv (IL)
The Story of the Image, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore
Mexico: Expected / Unexpected, TEA, Espacio de las Artes, Tenerife (ES)
Experimental Geography, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque (US)
Out of Storage II – Rythmes, Mudam (LU)
Petit Mal, MUAC / UNAM, Mexico City
Opposition & Dialogues, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover (DE)
Parades & Processions, Parasol Unit, London
Itʼs fine as long as you draw but donʼt film, Pilar Corrias, London
Arte ≠ Vida. Actions by Artists of the Americas. 1960 – 2000, Museo de Arte Garrillo Gil, Mexico City
The Eventual, The Futura Gallery, Prague
Vlassis Caniaris. In Contrapunto, MIET, National Bank of Greece cultural Foundation, Athens
The Story of the Image, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai (CN)
Lieux Communs, Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris
Compas in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City (US)
The Quick and the Dead, Walkter Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota (US)
The Endless Renaissance, Bass Museum, Miami Beach (US)
Invasion of Sound, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw
Waiting for Video: Works from the 1960s to Today, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
A Certain State of the World, The Garage GCCC, Moscow
The Collection, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
Un Certain Etat du Monde? A Certain State of the World?, The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow
The Human Stain, CGAC, Santiago de Compostela (ES)
Incidentail Affairs, Suntory Museum, Osaka (JP)
Lisson Presents 2, Lisson Gallery, London
A la Limite, Galerie Michel Journiac, Paris
Cézanne and Beyond, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia (US)
Sometimes Making Something Leads to Nothing, Richard Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
Austere. Selections from the SFMOMA Collection, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (US)
Experimental Geography, Rochester Art Center, Rochester (US)
Subversive Space: Surrealism and Contemporary Art, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (GB)
Desenhos (Drawings): A-Z, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon
 
2008              
The Prisonerʼs Dilema, CIFO, Miami (US)
Political / Minimal, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Notations: The Closing Decade, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia (US)
Getting Even. Oppositions & Dialogues, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork (US)
Smashed pieces, Gambia Castle, Auckland (US)
Ensor and Raveel, Roger Raveelmuseum, Machelen (BE)
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected, La Maison Rouge, Paris
Full House, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Let Me Tell You a Story, Porta 33, Funchal (PT)
Try Again, Fail Again, Fail Better, Mücsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
Experimental Geography, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, Greencastle (GB)
Street Art, Street Life, Bronx Museum, New York City (US)
Held Together with Water. Art from the Sammlung Verbund, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Turkey,
Bienal de Arte, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Panama City
An Unruly History of the Readymade, La Colección Jumex, Mexico City
On the Road / Position Papers / Insertions, 7th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju (KR)
El Norte del Sur, Galeria Baró Cruz, Sao Paulo (BR)
Order Desire Light, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
The Gallery, David Zwirner, New York City (US)
The Vincent Award 2008 (Short List), Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam (NL)
Revolutions – Forms that Turn, 16th Biennnale of Sydney, Sydney
The Vincent van Gogh Biennal Award for Contemporary Art 2008, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam (NL)
A≠ Vida. Actions by Artists of the Americas rte 1960 – 2000, Museo de Arte Carrillo, Mexico City
The Object Quality of the Problem, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (GB)
Lost paradise, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
Extended Borders. Shifting Cartographies, Puerto Vallarta Arte Contemporaneo, Puerto Vallarta (MX)
Size Matters: XS – Recent Small-Scale Painting, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville (US)
Expats/Clandestines, Wiels Contemporary Arts Center, Brussels
Peripherer Blick und kollektiver Körper, Museion, Bozen (IT)
Street & Studio. An Urban History of Photography, Tate Modern, London
On Pocesson, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana (US)
¡Viva la muerte!, CAAM – Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Cran Canaria (ES)
Las Implicaciones de la Imagen, Museo Unversitario de Ciencias y Arte, MUCA Campus, Mexico City
Le Bruissement des Images, Centre photographique dʼÎle-de- Pontault-Combault, Pontault-Combault  (FR)
Momentary Momentum. animated drawings, Kettleʼs Yard, Cambridge (GB)
Collecting Collections, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (US)
This is Not to be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles”, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (US)
Arte ≠ Vida. Actions by Artists of the Americas 1960 – 2000, El Museo del Barrio, New York City (US)
Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, New York City (US)
Shaving the Mammoth, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco (US)
Dibujos Animados, Instituto de Crédito Oficial, Madrid
 
2007              
The Office, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York City (US)
Solo24ore24Stunden, Mueion, Bozen (IT)
Come, Come, Come into my World, Ellipse Foundation, Contemporary Art Collection, Cascais (PT)
Yäq, La Planta, Guadalajara (MX)
Idylle, Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Remscheid (DE)
¡Viva la muerte! Kunst und Tod in Lateinamerika, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Idylle, National Gallery Prague, Prague
I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton in Art, Cheim & Read, New York City (US)
Blind Date Istanbul. Sammlung Deutsche Bank und Sakip Sabanci Museum, Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul (TR)
Time Present Time Past: Highlights from 20 Years of the Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul (TR)
6th Bienal do Mercosul: A Terceira Margem do Rio, Porto Alegre (BR)
Doppelgänger, MARCO, Vigo (ES)
Global Cities, Tate Modern, London
Summer 2007: Francis Alÿs, Stephen Bush, Philip Akkerman, Goff + Rosenthal, New York City (US)
Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice (IT)
Size Matters: XS, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York City (US)
Idylle, Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca (ES)
Collectors 1 – Collezione La Gaia, Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio (IT)
Held together with water – Kunst aus der Sammlung Verbund, Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna
100 Jahre Kunsthalle Mannheinm, Kunstahlle Mannheim, Mannheim (DE)
The Age of Discrepancies. Art and Visual Culture in Mexico / La era de la discrepancia. Arte y cultura visual en México, 1968-1997, MUCA Campus, Mexico City
The Eventual, Frac Bourgogne, Dijon (FR)
Momentary Momentum: Animated Drawings, Parasol Unit, Foundation, London
Raum. Orte der Kunst, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Commitment, Culture Center Strombeek, Strombeek (BE)
Fantasmagoría – Dibujo en movimiento, Fundación ICO, Madrid
Mapping the City, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam (NL)
Acquisitions of the Collection, Tate Modern, London
 
2006              
A Show of Prints, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico (US)
Sliding Doors. Recent Contemporary Acquisitions, Tate Modern, London
My private escaped from Italy, Centre International dʼArt, Ile de Vassivière (FR)
Making Sense in the City, S.M.A.K./Ghent University, Ghent (BE)
Version Animée, Centre pour l'image contemporaine Genève, Geneva (CH)
Iʼm busy. Work or amusement?, GAK, Bremen (DE)
Idylle, Phoenix-Hallen/Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg (DE)
Les Abattoirs, Le Printemps de Septembre, Frac Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse (FR)
Sisyphe, Musée des arts contemporains Grand-Hornu, Hornu (BE)
Ideal City – Invisible Cities, Potsdam (DE)
Watch Out, Beaumontpublic (LU)
Ideal City – Invisible Cities, project in the public space of Zamosc (PL)
Raconte-moi / Tell me, Casino Luxembourg (LU)
Raconte-moi / Tell me, Musée national des beaux-arts du Quebec, Quebec (CA)
A Story of the Image: Visual Art as Visual Culture, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp (BE)
Modernité 2, Stroom Den Haag, Den Haag (NL)
SNAFU. Medien, Mythen, Mind Control, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg (DE)
Tokyo Blossoms – Deutsche Bank Collection Meets Zaha Hadid, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Satellite of Love, Witte de With and TENT, Rotterdam (NL)
Modernité 2, Le Grand Café – Centre dʼart contemporain, Saint-Nazaire (FR)
Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica (US)
Die 90er Jahre – Vom Künstlerbuch zur CD-ROM, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen (DE)
 
2005              
PERFORMA 05, The First Biennial of New Visual Art Performance, New York City (US)
Goetz meets Falckenberg: Works from the Goetz Collection and the Falckenberg Collection, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg (DE)
Crowd of the Person, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore (US)
Ecstasy: In and About Altered States, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (US)
War is Over, Galleria dʼArte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo (IT)
What’s New Pussycat?, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (DE)
Roaming Memories, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen           (DE)
Istanbul – Eindhoven, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
ROCK: Daros Latin American Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
General Ideas, Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art, San Francisco (US)
Monopolis – Antwerp, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)
Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clarkʼs Fake Estates, White Columns, New York City (US)
Realit;-)t, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon (CH)
Here comes the Sun, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
Group Show – Early Work, David Zwirner, New York City (US)
Irreducible - Contemporary Short Form Video, Miami Art Central, Miami (US)
Police, Landesgalerie Linz am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz (AT)
Queens Museum of Art, New York City (US)
Small Pictures, The Cartin Collection, Hartford, Connecticut (US)
Strata – Difference and Repitition, Fondazione Davide Halevim, Milano (IT)
Theorema. Une Collection Privée en Italie, la Collection dʼEnea Righi, Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon (FR)
25: Twenty-five Years of the Deutsche Bank Collection, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
Drawings: A-Z, Porta 33, Funchal (PT)
Glasgow International, Festival of Contemporary Visual Art (GB)
Faces in the crowd. Images of modern life from Manet to today, Castello di Rivoli, Turin (IT)
fast forward. Avance rapido. Media Art de la Coleccion Goetz, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid
Point of View – Anthology of the moving image, by BICK Productions, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, New York City (US)
 
2004              
0 zero, OPA, Guadalajara (MX)
Triennale Poligráfica, San Juan
Gelegenheit und Reue, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz (AT)
Time Zones: Recent Film and Video, Tate Modern, London
Los Usos de la Imagen, Malba Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires / Fundación Telefónica, Buenos Aires
Território Livre - Image Smugglers in a Free Territory, 26th Bienal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo (BR)
Dimension folly, Galleria Civica di Arte Conemporanea, Trento (IT)
Gegen den Strich, Staatliche Kunsthallen Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden (DE)
Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (US)
26th Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paolo (BR)
30 Anos Galeria Luisa Strina, Galerie Luisa Strina, Sao Paolo (BR)
Artistʼs Choice: Mona Hatoum, Here is Elsewhere, The Museum of Modern Art Queens, New York City (US)
Colección de Fotografia Contemporánea, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid; Biblioteca Luis Angel de Banco de la República, Bogota
Communauté 1 + 2, Institut dʼArt Contemporain, Villeurbanne (FR)
Communauté II, Institut dʼart Contemporain, Villeurbanne (FR)
Die zehn Gebote, Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden (DE)
Made in Mexico, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (US)
On reason and emotion, 14th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney (AU)
20/20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam (NL)
Treble, Sculpture Center, New York City (US)
Edén, Biblioteca Luis Angel Aango, Bogota
Communauté, Institut dʼart Contemporain, Villeurbanne (FR)
Cordially Invited, Central Museum, Utrecht (NL)
Dedicated to the Proposition, Extra City, Antwerp (BE)
Densité ±0, Fri-art, Fribourg (CH)
Nouvelles Collections, Centre PasquʼArt, Biel (CH)
Edén, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso (MX)
Soziale Kreaturen. Wie Körper Kunst wird, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover (DE)
Point of View – Anthology of the moving image, by BICK Productions, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City (US)
Densité ±0, Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris
Revolving Doors, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid
Made in Mexico, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (US)
Ailleurs, ici (Elsewhere, here), Museé d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Faces in the Crowd: Image of Modern Life from Manet to Today, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Hypermedia, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California (US)
Moving Pictures: A Video Installation Survey, Artcore/Fabrice Marcolini, Toronto (CA)
Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo (ES)
Who if not we should at least try to imagine the future of all this?, Basis voor Actuele Kunst, Utrecht (NL)
 
2003              
fast forward, Media Art/Sammlung Götz, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe (DE) Contemporaneo, Madrid; Hansard Gallery, Southampton (GB)
In Light, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (CA)
Outlook – International Art Exhibition, Athens
Vacio 9, Madrid
Moving Pictures, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao (ES)
4a Bienal do Mercosur, Porto Alegre (BR)
Szenenwechsel, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main (DE)
Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography, International Center of Photography, New York City (US)
Terror Chic, Monika Sprüth / Philomene Magers Gallery, Munich (DE)
Bienal de Jafre, Jafre (ES)
Ciudad Multiple, Panama City
Stretch, The Power Plant, Toronto (CA)
Multitudes – Solitudes, Museion, Museo dʼarte moderna e contempoanea Bolzano (IT)
Somewhere better then this place, The Contemporary Arts Centre, Cincinnati (US)
The Labyrinthine Effect, The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Southbank, Australia (AU)
Art>Panama – Radical International Urban Art Event, Panama City
Edén, La Colección Jumex in the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, San Ildefonso (MX)
Killing Time and Listening between the Lines, La Colección Jumex, Jumex (MX)
Lisboaphoto, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon
el aire es azul – the air is blue, Casa Museo Luis Barragán (MX)
Animations, Kunst-Werke Berlin, Berlin
20 Million Mexicans Canʻt be Wrong, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (GB)
Mexico City: An Exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values, Kunst-Werke Berlin, Berlin; Museo de Arte Carillo Gil, Mexico City
The Distance Between Me and You, Lisson Gallery, London
 
2002              
Mexico: Sensitive Negotiations, The Institute of Mexico in Miami, Miami (US).
Inter.Play, The Moore Building, Miami (US)
Shanghai Biennale 2002, various places, Shanghai (CN)
Extra Art: A Survey of Artistsʻ Ephemera, 1960-1999, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Mexiko-Stadt, Kunst-Werke, Berlin
Structures of Difference, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut (US)
Hello There!, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
Super Studio, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris
En Route, Serpentine Gallery, London
20 Million Mexicans Canʻt be Wrong, South London Gallery, London
Axis Mexico: Common Objects and Cosmopolitan Actions, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego (US)
The 8th Baltic Triennial of International Art, Vilnius
Mexico City: An Exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values, PS1, Long Island City (US)
Sunday Afternoon, 303 Gallery, New York City (US)
in aktion - performance heute, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg (DE)
 
2001              
A Walk to the End of the World, The Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw
Höhere Wesen befahlen: Anders Malen!, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
Loop, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City (US)
The Big Show, NICC, Antwerp (BE)
7th International Istanbul Biennial on the Run, Istanbul (TR)
Loop, Hypo Kunsthalle, Munich (DE)
God is in the Details, Centre dʻArt Contemporain Genève, Geneva (CH)
Looking at you - Kunst Provokation Unterhaltung Video, Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel, Kassel (DE)
Francis Alÿs/Rafael Ortega, Pierre Huyghe, Beat Streuli / Gillian Wearing, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (GB)
Squatters, Museu Serralves, Porto (PT); Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)
Black Box, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern (CH)
The Ambassador, 49a Biennale di Venezia, Venice (IT)
Galleria Prisma, Bolzano (IT)
Da Aversida de Vivemos, Musée dʻArt Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Cuentos Patria (Multiplication of the Sheep), Sammlung Goetz, Munich (DE)
Do You Have Time?, LiebmanMagnan Gallery, New York City (US)
Painting at the Edge of the World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (US)
Making time, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (US)
Exploding Cinema / Cinema without Walls, Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (NL)
Drawings, Sommer Contemporary, Tel Aviv (IL)
Unexpected Encounters, Galerie Prisma, Bozen (IT); Sammlung Goetz, Munich (DE)
 
2000              
Versiones del Sur, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid residue, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (AT)
Drawings, ACME, Los Angeles (US); Sommer Contemporary, Tel Aviv (IL)
7th Havana Biennial, Havana
Tout le Temps / Every Time, Biennale de Montreal, Montreal (CA)
Fuori Uso 2000. The Bridges, Pescara (IT)
Mixing Memory and Desire, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern (CH)
Art 21/00 Basel, Section Art Unlimited, Basel (CH)
Uppsala International Biennial, Ekeby Qvarn Artspace (SE)
Erste Arbeiten bei Kilchmann, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
Making Time, ICA Palm Beach, Lake Worth (US)
Age of influence: reflections in the mirror of American Culture, MCA, Chicago (US)
Dream Machines, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee (GB)
Dirty Realism, Robert Pearre Fine Art, Tuscon (US)
Urban Hymns, Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles (US)
Out of Space, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (DE)
9 Kean Street, Lisson Gallery, London
Europe: Different perspectives Painting, Museo Michetti, Francavilla al Mare (IT)
Latin America, Museo de la Reina Sofia, Madrid
 
1999              
Mirrorʻs Edge, BildMuseet, Umeå (SE); travels to Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver (CA); Castello di Rivoli, Torino (IT); Tramway, Glasgow (GB); Carrillo Gil Museum, Mexico City
the passion and the wave, 6th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul (TR)
Reality and Desire, Fundació Joan Miro, Barcelona (ES)
Composition #4: Duo for a tuba, 48a Biennale di Venezia, Venice (IT)
1st International Melbourne Biennial, Melbourne
Drawn by, Metro Pictures, New York City (US)
Thinking Aloud, Hayward Gallery, London
Stimuli, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)
Go Away - Artists and Travel, Royal College of Art Galleries, London
 
1998              
Rewriting the City, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York City (US)
Loose Threads, Serpentine Gallery, London
Roteiros, XXIV São Paulo Bienal, São Paulo (BR)
1er Salon Internacional de Pintura, Museo de la Ciudad, Mexico City
Longitude de Onda, M.A.O., Caracas
Insertions, Arkipelag, Stockholm
III Bienal Barro de America, Caracas
Imaginarios Mexicanos, Museo de la Civilisación, Quebec (CA)
Mexcellente, Yerba Center for the Arts, San Francisco (US)
Situacionismo, Fotoseptiembre, Galeria O.M.R., Mexico City
Play Mode, Irvine Art Gallery, Los Angeles (US)
Cinco Continentes y una Ciudad, Museo de la Ciudad, Mexico City
Galeria Camargo Vilaca, São Paulo (BR)
Museo Regional, Guadalajara (MX)
 
1997              
Body Double, Winston Wächter Gallery, New York City (US)
In Site 97, Tijuana/San Diego (MX/US)
Addenda, Dhont Laethem Museum (BE)
Antechamber, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Primera Bienal Tridimensional, Mexico City
2nd Biennal of Saarema, Saarena (EE)
Así está la cosa, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
 
1996              
NowHere, Louisiana Museum, Copenhagen
Latin American Contemporary Artists, New York City (US)
Pittura, Castello di Rivoli, Torino (IT)
Galerie Froment / Putman, Paris
Interiors: Francis Alÿs, Kevin Appel, Robin Tewes, LACE, Los Angeles (US)
 
1995              
Longing and Belonging, Site Santa Fe, Santa Monica (US)
This Is My World..., ACME, Santa Monica (US)
Espace 251 Nord, Liege (BE)
 
1994              
Foodhouse, Santa Monica (US)
V Bienal de Habana, Havana
Galería OMR, Mexico City
 
1993              
Lesa Natura, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City
 
1992              
México Hoy, Casa de las Américas, Madrid
Rueda como Naturaleza, Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara (MX)
Galerie LʼEscaut, Brussels
 
1991              
Galería Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, Texas (US)