Guillermo Rodríguez

Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, 1986. Lives and Works in San Juan.

Education

2012-14 Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero, MA Curaduría en Artes Visuales, Buenos Aires, Argentina (attended)

2010 Goldsmith’s College, University of London, BA (Hons.) Art Practice, New Cross, London

2007 Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras, Bellas Artes (Sculpture) San Juan, Puerto Rico

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Diagonal de Luz, TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

2016 Mineralia, Holz Kohlen Koks, Berlin, Germany

2015 Haz, Recinto Cerra, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2015 Reintegro, Colmado Abreu, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

2012 El Luthier, La Ene – Nuevo Museo Energía de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011 La Isla que se Repite, Laguna Torrecillas, Loiza, Puerto Rico

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2017 Azul da Estrela, Baró Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brasil.

2016 Hot, Produce Model Gallery, Chicago, USA.

2015 Open, Curated by Bojan Sarcevic, Salon Mondial, Basel, Switzerland.

2014 Final del Juego Curaduria: Laeticia Mello, Fundacion PROA Buenos Aires, Argentina

2014 C-32 Sucursal, MALBA Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Argentina

2013 Artesur: Collective Fictions as part of Nouvelles Vagues, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2012 Artes e Ofícios1- para todos Evento paralelo ao calendario oficial da 30a Bienal de Sao Paulo Galpão do Liceu de Artes e Ofícios, Sao Paulo, Brasil

2012 11a Bienal de la Habana ‘Detrás del Muro’ (‘Behind the Wall’), La Habana, Cuba
2011 1a Gran Bienal Tropical ‘Trópico Abierto’ Curated by Pablo León de la Barra, Loíza Puerto Rico

2009 (New) Cross Atlantic as part of Deptford X Visual Art Festival, Old Police Station. London, U.K.

Residencies

2019 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency, Captiva, FL, USA

2018 Residencia Artística TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes

2017-18 Dos Mares Residency – Funded by Institut Français, Marseille, France

2017 Residência Saracvra, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2017 Uberbau-house Programa de Residências de Pesquisa na Arte Contemporânea – Organized by Curatoria Forense, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2015 Davidoff Art Initiative Residency, with Chus Martinez. A collaboration between Atelier Mondial and HGK FHNW, Basel, Switzerland.

2015-16 La Practica, Beta Local. San Juan, Puerto Rico
2012 The Banff Centre Visual Arts Residency: The Decapitated Museum with Vincent Normand, Etienne Chambaud and Domenique Gonzalez-Foerster. Alberta, Canada.

Publications (Selection)

2017 Johannes Willi: Free Willi 2 – Freiheit in Gefahr Hrsg. vom Kunstmuseum Basel / Redaktion: Eveline Wüthrich, Johannes Willi / Mit Texten von Eva Falge, Philipp Selzer, Johannes Willi, Ingela Ihrman, Deng Dafei, Shuang Li, Li Ming, Wu Junyong, anothermountainman, Ignazio Mortellaro, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Dino Real, Guillermo Rodriguez

2014 Sucursal, La Ene en MALBA Malba- Fundación Costantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2013 Decolonial AestheSis at the 11th Havana Biennial’, Social Text Journal, Decolonial Aesthesis issue edited

by Walter Mignolo and Rolando Vazquez.
2013 Arte-Sur Collective Fictions, Introduction Palais, Le Magazine du Palais de Tokyo, June 2013: pp. 90-95

2012 Oncena Bienal de la Habana: Prácticas Artisticas e Imaginarios Sociales, Canals Feitas, W. Ed. Maretti Editore, Roma. pp. 83- 84.

2009 Frescos: 50 artistas puertorriqueños menores de 35 Nogueras, C. Ed. Muuaaa, San Juan. pp. 256- 257.

Grants

2016 Visa Pour la Creation, Institut Francais

2015 El Serrucho, Awarded by Beta Local

2012 Banff Centre, Jim Dinning & Evelyn Main Endowed Scholarship for Visual Artists

2010 Henry Moore Foundation Grant for the development of Parabolas del Agua –an Exhibition of Contemporary Cuban Art.

Open Talks and Lectures

2017 Grafismo cismático: la función del arte como herramienta epistémica, Uberbau House, Sao Paulo, Brasil 2015 Art Talk, Institut Visuelle Kommunikation der Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst FHNW, Basel,

Switzerland

2015 Open Source Aesthetics, Beta Local, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Other Projects (Curating)

2018 "Animismo Casero", Artists: Rebecca Adorno, Javier Bosques, Chaveli Sifre, Guillermo Rodriguez, Danny Rivera Cruz. Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2018 "VEIL", Artists: Rebecca Adorno, Javier Bosques, Ivelisse Jiménez, Natalia Martinez, Danny Rivera Cruz, Chaveli Sifre. Produce Model Gallery, Chicago, USA

2018 Balancing a blade on diamond grass (Balancing a diamond on a blade of grass). Artists: Rebecca Adorno, Javier Bosques, Natalia Martinez, Danny Rivera Cruz. El Lobi, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2017 Herbaria, Co-curaduría con Caridad Blanco, Artists: Javier Bosques, Jorge Gonzalez and Beatriz Santiago- Munoz, Elizabet Cervino Lastre, Jose Yaque, Lester Alveraz Meno, Yornel Martinez, Chaveli Sifre. Centro para el Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, la Habana, Cuba

2016 Materia Prima, Artists: Jorge Gonzalez and Beatriz Santiago-Munoz, at La Estacion

2016 Founded La Estación Espacial, San Juan, Puerto Rico, with Xenia Benivolski, Paula Borghi, Alia Farid, Natasha Ginwala, Rodrigo Hernandez, Jose Huidobro, Andres Pereira-Paz, Chaveli Sifre Riestra, Marina Torre. www.laestacionespacial.com

2014 Naranjito y otros videos de Javier Bosques, Nuevo Museo Energía de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2014 Destejiendo el Arcoiris Artists: Fernanda Barreto, Javier Bosques, Andres Pereira-Paz Avalancha (Galeria) Buenos Aires, Argentina

2010 Parábolas del Agua –an Exhibition of Contemporary Cuban Art (guest curator), Artists: Elizabet Cervino Lastre, Jose Eduardo Yaque Llorente, Lester Alvarez Meno, Marianela Orozco, Diana Fonseca. Wasp. Artists’ Studios, The Briggait Glasgow, Scotland