Minerva Cuevas

Minerva Cuevas

Mexico

(Mexico, 1975). Founder of the Mejor Vida Corp. (1998) and member of Irational.org. The starting point of Mexican artist Minerva Cuevas’ work is social research and site-specific interventions, from creating a corporation that gives away products and services like international student ID cards and disturbing barcode stickers to reduce the price of food at supermarkets, to cultural experiments like buskers concerts and scientific projects, Cuevas assumes the role of both a political and artistic actor. Her production includes installation, video, and photographic works. Her work has been exhibited extensively in the past decade. She presented her most recent solo exhibition, Minerva Cuevas, at the VanAbbe Museum, Netherlands (2008); and at the Museo de la Ciudad de México, Mexico (2012).  Other exhibitions include: Elles, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2010); Berlin Biennial (2010); Liverpool Biennial (2010); Sharjah Biennial 7, UAE (2005); Populism, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2005); Hardcore, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2003); MVC Biotec, Secession, Vienna (2001); Biennale of Sydney (2004); Istanbul Biennial (2003); Dream Machines, Hayward Gallery, London (2001). Lives and works in Mexico City. Some of her works can be seen at www.minervacuevas.org 

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