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Mauricio Alejo was born in Mexico City in 1969. He earned his Master of Art from New York University in 2002, as a Fulbright Grant recipient. In 2007, he was a resident artist at NUS Centre for the Arts in Singapore. He has received multiple awards and grants, including the New York Foundation for the Arts grant in 2008. His work is part of important collections such as Daros Latinoamérica Collection in Zürich . His work has been reviewed in important journals, such as Flash Art; Art News and Art in America. He has had solo exhibitions in New York, Japan, Madrid, Paris and Mexico. His work has been shown at CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts in San Francisco; Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid and The 8th Havana Biennial among other venues. He currently lives and works in New York City. (http://mauricioalejo.com/Bio)
Mauricio Alejo (born 1969 in Mexico City) is an artist based in New York and Mexico City. His photographs and videos record everyday objects, sometimes cut or painted, set up in absurd arrangements.
He has participated in group exhibitions at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Miami Art Central, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and the 8th Havana Biennial.