Alexander Apóstol

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  • Residente Pulido, Meissen (2001, digital photograph, 200×150 cm)

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  • Residente Pulido, Royal Copenhague (2001, digital photography, 200×150 cm)

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  • Residente Pulido, Limoges (2001, digital photograph, 200 x 150 cm)

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  • Fontainebleau, Plaza Venezuela (2003, digital photograph, 125 x 125 cm)

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  • Fontainebleau, Las Toninas I (2003, digital photograph, 125 x 125 cm)

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  • Fontainebleau, Las Toninas II (2003, digital photograph, 125 x 125 cm)

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  • Caracas suite (2003, HD video)

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  • Residente Pulido: Ranchos #6 (2003, digital photograph, 200×150 cm)

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  • Residente Pulido: Ranchos #1 (2003, digital photograph, 200 x 150 cm)

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  • Them as a Fountain (2004, HD video, 2 screens, 8 min loop)

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  • Documental (2005, HD video, 2:12 min loop)

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  • Los Cuatro Jinetes (2005-2007, HD video installation, 2 screens, 6:57 min loop)

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  • Think Blue (2006, digital photograph, 70×125 cm)

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  • Think Blue (2006, digital photograph, 70×125 cm)

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  • Av. Caracas, Bogota #6 (2006, digital photograph, 100 x 135 cm)

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  • Av. Caracas, Bogota #7 (2006, digital photograph, 100×135 cm)

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  • Los arboles del Pardo (2008, digital photograph, series of 6 pictures, 100 x 175 cm)

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  • Le Corbusier y Diego Rivera se visitan 30 veces (2008, HD video, 8:56 loop)

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  • Yamaikaleter (2009, HD video)

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  • Avenida Libertador (2006, HD video, 4:30 min loop)

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  • Soy la Ciudad (2006, HD video, 1:50 min)

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  • Contrato Colectivo Cromosaturado, installation view, Manifesta 9 curated by Cuauhtémoc Medina, 2012, Limburg, Belgium

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  • Contrato Colectivo Cromosaturado (2012, 3 channels HD video, 51:23 min)

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  • Color is my Business (2012-2104, series of digital prints, 73,5 x 48,5 cm)

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  • Color is my Business (2012-2014, digital prints, 81 x 48,5 cm ; 53 x 48,5 cm ; 53 x 138,5 cm)

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Bio

Alexander Apostól (B.) 1969 Barquisimeto, Venezuela. Currently lives and works between Caracas and Madrid.

His work has been featured in numerous major solo and group exhibitions—in Spain, at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, the Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo, the Casa de América, the Palau de La Virreina, and the Fundación Telefónica; in Venezuela, at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber, the Sala Mendoza, and the Museo Alejandro Otero; and in the United States at the Museo del Barrio, and the Art Museum of the Americas Society. His work has been presented in museums throughout South America, including the Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru; the Centro Cultural Recoleta and the Centro Cultural San Martín in Argentina; the Centro Nacional de las Artes and the Centro de la Imagen in Mexico; and the Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo de Costa Rica, among other venues.

Apóstol’s work has been represented in many international art fairs and events, including the Prague Biennial (2003 and 2005), the Cuenca Biennial in Ecuador (2004), the Istanbul Biennial (2003), Printemps de Septembre in Toulouse, France (2003), the São Paulo Biennial (2002), PhotoEspaña in Madrid (2003), FotoFest in Houston, U.S.A. (2002), the Noorderlicht Photofestival in Groningen, the Netherlands (2002), the Havana Biennial (1997), and the Bienal de Barro de América in Caracas (2001).

Apóstol’s work has been featured in a variety of books, among them: Vitamin PH (Phaidon, 2006), Art Photography Now (Thames and Hudson, 2005), Blink (Phaidon, 2002), Digital Art (Thames and Hudson, 2003), Mapas Abiertos (Lunwerg, 2003), Image and Memory: Photography from Latin America (University of Texas Press, 1997). Articles discussing his work have appeared in magazines and newpapers such as Aperture, Art Nexus, Beaux Arts Magazine, Artforum, European Photography, Art in America, Lápiz, Atlantica, Extracamara, and the New York Times. In 2004, Apóstol was the recipient of the first prize at the VIII International Cuenca Biennial in Ecuador. He was an artist in residence at the Casa de America, Madrid, during 2002. In 2003, Apóstol was awarded Spain’s Endesa Scholarship for Contemporary Art.

Artist CV

News

- Variation. lo obsesivo como forma de paisaje en la coleccion fundación ARCO.
Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid Spain.
2/12/14 - 4/16/14