Biography

Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa was born in 1978 in Guatemala City. He lives and works between Guatemala and Berlin.

Solo Exhibitions

2020
2019
  • He Was, First of All, Water, Mendes Wood, Brussels
2018
2017
2015
  • Rendez-vous 13th Lyon Biennale, Lyon
  • God’s Reptilian Finger, Gasworks gallery, London
  • Con la lengua negra de tanto lamer la noche (With black tongue of lickingthe night so much), Proyectos Ultravioleta, Bogota
  • Illusion of Matter, Tate Modern, London
  • Ensayo Material 24.09.15 (Material rehearsal 24.09.15), Despacio, San José
2014
  • No sé cómo decir no sé (I don ́t know how to say I don ́t know), Sultana, Paris
2013
  • Feather Piece, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli
2012
  • Cuerpo geométrico (Geometric body), Despacio, San José
2011
  • Bitch on a bent palm tree, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
  • Leer y beber el Arco Iris (To read and drink the Rainbow), Casa de América Cultural Center, Madrid
  • Action T4 (the asylum is burning), Gachet Gallery, Vancouver
2010
  • La Reina ha muerto, el alce la mató (The Queen has died, the moose killed her), Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City
  • Breve historia de la arquitectura en Guatemala (Brief history ofarchitecture in Guatemala), CCE Centro Cultural de España, Guatemala City
2009
  • From Sea to Sea, Visualeyez Festival, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton
2008
  • Para tí el banano madura al peso de tu dulce amor (For you, banana ripesto weight of your sweet love), Despacio, San José
  • To See The Enormous Night Arise, Pleasure Dome Festival, Toronto
2007
  • Children’s Tears Laid Out To Dry, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver
  • Muxux: My Navel, My Grandfather: Chicago, South Side Community ArtCenter, Chicago
2006
  • Written Sorrows, Neutral Ground Artist-Run Gallery, Regina
2005
  • The Sun is Crooked in the Sky; My Father is Thrown Over my Shoulders, FADO Performance Art Center, Toronto
  • Colour is Emptiness, performance with Franz West’s Passstüch, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2004
  • La abortada (The abortion), Blim Space, Vancouver
2003
  • Great White Fleet, Gachet Gallery, Vancouver
  • At the Base of Her Spine, Open Space, Victoria
2002
  • Possession, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, San Jose
2001
  • Sodomizing Diego Rivera, Live Performance, Vancouver Art Biennial, Vancouver
2000
  • White Intra-Venus, Church of Pointless Hysteria, Vancouver
1999
  • Flesh Garden, Gachet Gallery, Vancouver
  • Chicken Transgressions, Gachet Gallery, Vancouver

Group Exhibitions

2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
  • Props for Eréndira, 10th Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju
  • Zipacna, Creator of Mountains, Sultana Gallery, Paris
  • Ce Que Raconte La Solitude, La Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille
  • Ras Le Bol (Fed up), SKOL Contemporary Art Center, Montreal
  • The Politics and Pleasures of Food, Halle 14 Gallery, Leipzig
  • IXX Art Paiz Biennial: Trans-Visible, Guatemala City
2013
  • Present Future Prize Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli
  • Obscenity of the Jungle, SWAB Contemporary Art Fair, Barcelona
  • The Politics and Pleasures of Food, Halle 14 Gallery, Leipzig
2012
  • The Weight of Lives I’m Not Living, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
  • Les mangeurs (eaters), 4th Orange Art Event, Expression Exhibition Center & La Ressourcerie, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
  • By hook or by crook, The Hangar Beirut Art Center, Beirut
2011
  • Video Arte, Los del Patio Cultural Center, Panama City
  • Mayami Son Machín, Diet Gallery, Miami
2010
  • The Other Art Biennial of Bogota, Bogota
  • Naufus Ramírez Figueroa & Beatriz Santiago, invited by Despacio, San José
  • De Guatemala a Guatepeor (From Guatemala to Guateworst), SaunaProjects, Bogota
2008
  • AA Bronson’s School for Young Shamans, John Connelly Presents gallery, New York
  • Home Works IV: A Forum on Cultural Practices, Masrah Al MadinaTheater, Beirut
  • Grotesques, A Space Gallery, Toronto
2007
  • Forks, Tables & Napkins, Festival of Maps, Gallery 2, School of the ArtInstitute of Chicago, Chicago
  • Sex Work: The Museum as Brothel - Art House as Porn House, 53rdInternational Short Film Festival, Oberhausen
2006
  • Slits II, Western Front Gallery, Vancouver

Bibliography

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