Joaquín Segura‘s practice meditates on the phenomenology of violence, sociopolitical microclimates, asymmetrical history and the current role of ideology. Major concerns addressed in recent projects revolve around the nature of power, identity in an age of particular instability and the ontological significance of dissent and failure, here and now.

Joaquin Segura, Photo credits: Walter Novak
Joaquín Segura
Mexico City, 1980

Current Exhibitions

Joaquín Segura: Economías de Exploración Mutua

Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo – MUAC

03 Mar — 13 May
“Economías de Explotación Mutua” by Joaquín Segura consists mainly of a series of sound records in which military personnel of different ranks, both active and retired, handwrite communiqués and manifestos...

Past Exhibitions

Ser Sensible / Being sensitive

La Quiñonera
26/11/2016 — 28/02/2017

Resonances from the Garden of Delights. An Aural Experience and of Entropy

Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil – MACG
13/05/2016 — 25/09/2016

Joaquin Segura: the Tradition of all Dead Generations

Museo Ex Teresa Arte Actual
26/11/2015 — 28/02/2016

Joaquin Segura: Flagpole

Casa del Lago
10/10/2015 — 20/02/2016

Solo Shows

(upcoming) Economies of Mutual Exploitation, MUAC, Mexico City

Repertoires of Contention (collaboration with Tony Garifalakis). Gertrude Contemporary. Melbourne, Australia
Nueva narrativa metropolitana. Artere-a. Guadalajara, Mexico
Tres golpes (collaboration with Javier Barrios). Fundación CALOSA. Irapuato, Mexico

Such a War as is of Every Man Against Every Man. La Ene. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Whereof One Cannot Speak, Thereof One Must Be Silent. Alkovi/Ingredients. Helsinki, Finland
The World is the Totality of Facts, Not of Things. Nueva Vitrina / Exconvento del Carmen. Guadalajara, Mexico.

The Tradition of All Dead Generations, Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City
Batiente 0.8: ¿What hath God wrought?, Casa del Lago, Mexico City

State of Exception, Espacio Mínimo, Madrid

A Glimpse of all Things Gone Wrong, Kostka Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

A Brief History of Breakdown, Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City

Poetics of Dishonor, Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City

Group Shows

Old Glory. Mulherin New York. New York, NY. USA
La Nausea. Museo de Arte de Zapopan. Guadalajara, Mexico
Structural Disparities. Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon. Seoul, South Korea
Thin Air. Galeria Emma Molina. Monterrey, Mexi

Shut Up and Paint | NGV Collection. National Gallery of Victoria. Melbourne, Australia
Acts of Sedition. White Box. New York, NY. USA
Resonancias desde el Jardín de las delicias. Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil. Mexico City, Mexico
#MakeAmericaGreatAgain. White Box. New York, NY. USA
DIY Fiction. Espacio de Arte Careyes / Careyes Foundation. Careyes, Mexico
Beyond The Tropics. Museu d’Història de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain / Teatrin 2 Ferala. Bol, Croatia / Centro Cultural de España. Mexico City, Mexico / Centro Cultural de España. San Jose, Costa Rica
The Enemy Within. Área / Lugar de Proyectos. Caguas, Puerto Rico
A Certain Urge (Towards Turmoil). EFA Project Space. New York, NY. USA
Punk Povera. WUHO. Los Angeles, CA. USA
Nosotros ya no somos los mismos (Seres de luz del trabajo inmaterial). Centro Cultural Matucana 100. Santiago, Chile
Políticas del polvo. Galeria Emma Molina. Monterrey, Mexico
Kozmic Blues: Entre control/descontrol. Complejo Cultural Universitario BUAP. Puebla, Mexico
Ser Sensible. La Quiñonera. Mexico City, Mexico
Pintura. Artere-a. Guadalajara, Mexico.

Now? NOW! / Biennial of the Americas 2015, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver

Micro-acciones de emergencia #2, ADN Platform, Barcelona, Spain
IX Nicaraguan Biennial of Visual Arts, Fundación Ortiz-Gurdian, Managua, Nicaragua

Mexico: Inside Out, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, USA
South of the Border, Anthology Film Archives, New York

XV Rufino Tamayo Biennial, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
Crisis Complex, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Mexico City Country of birth: Mexico Date of birth: 1980 Lives in: Mexico City, Mexico
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