Emilio Chapela’s work investigates on technology and it’s effects on human communication from a philosophical and a critical point of view. He has an academic background on mathematics; he studied Arts at the Centro de la Imagen in México City. He has been artist in residence at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York in 2007, in Linienstrasse 40 in Berlin in 2012 and at Kansas University in 2013.
Chapela has received support from several public and private grants like FONCA, CONACULTA and Fundación Jumex for several projects including the publication of his first book Die K. F Gödel Bibliothek in 2014 (published by Sicomoro Ediciones).

Emilio Chapela
Emilio Chapela
Mexico City, 1978
Mexico

Past Exhibitions

Abstraction 2

Arróniz Arte Contemporáneo
10/07/2016 — 10/09/2016

Emilio Chapela: Cavalo de Pau

Galeria Pilar
09/10/2015 — 28/11/2015

Solo Shows

2015

Cavalo de Pau, Galería Pilar, Sau Paulo, Brasil

Nueva Comisión Internacional de Límites. Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, México DF (Curator Guillermo Santamarina)

2014

Man is the Measure. Henrique Faria Fine Art. New York, NY

2013

Requiem. Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros Museum. México DF (Curator Maria Elena Ortiz)

2012

Ein Ungerhueurliches Beispiel von Sozialismus. V.F.K.U. Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin

La Guerra de las Termitas, Galería 11×7. Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011

A measure for some things, Henrique Faria Fine Arts. NYC, USA.
Ask Google, Saw Gallery. Ottawa, Canada.

2010

Made in Italy, Galleria Galica. Milan, Italy.

Group Shows

2015

Monocrome Undone,-Sayago & Padon Collection, Irvine, CA

2014

Truth and Void Between Realities. Baginski, Galeria. Lisbon, Portugal

2013

Obra Colección. Foto Colectania. Barcelona. (Curated by Joan Fontcuberta)
Formas y Pasajes. Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, México DF (Curated by Graciela Kasep)
2012

Mitos Oficiales. Oaxaca. México. (Curated by Octavio Avendaño)
Tiempo de Sospecha. Museo de Arte Moderno. México DF. (Curated by Victor Palacios)
The Black Market of Translation. NGBK and Kunstraum Kreuzberg. Berlin (Curated by Elena Auguido)

2011

Social Media, Pace Gallery NY.

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Mexico City Country of birth: Mexico Date of birth: 1978 Lives in: Mexico City, Mexico
Studio: Avenida Uno #37, Colonia San Pedro de los Pinos
03800, Mexico City, Mexico
W: Emilio Chapela M: emiliochapela@gmail.com