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Felipe Mujica

post Index Artist

Felipe Mujica (born in Santiago, Chile in 1974) studied art at the Universidad Católica de Chile. Just out of art school, in 1997, he co-founds with Diego Fernández and José Luis Villablanca the artist run space Galería Chilena (GCH), which operated between 1999 and 2005, first a nomadic and commercial art gallery and later as a collaborative art project, a curatorial “experiment”. In early 2000 Mujica moved to New York City where he currently lives and works.

Parallel and interrelated to his own work Mujica has organized and produced many collaborative projects, which include mostly exhibitions and books. In collaboration with Johanna Unzueta since 2009 he designs and edits artist books, such as: Local People, Trapped by Mutal Affection, Peace, Love and Rockets, Arquitectura y amistad and most recently Jugador como pelota, pelota como cancha, an artist book‐homage to Manuel Casanueva, architect and teacher creator of the Torneos at the “Escuela de Valparaiso”.

He has had solo shows at Museo Experimental El Eco, México D.F., Proyectos Ultravioleta, Ciudad de Guatemala (2 person show), Galeria Nuno Centeno, Porto, Galerie Christinger De Mayo, Zürich, Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago and Centro Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago. Recent group shows include Ir para volver, 12 Bienal de Cuenca (2014), Ways of Working: The Incidental Object en la Fondazione Merz, Turín (2013), Parque Industrial, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo (2012), Contaminaciones Contemporaneas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Universidad de Chile, Santiago (2012) and Museu de Arte Contemporãnea da Universidade de São Paulo (2011), The S-Files, Museo del Barrio, New York (2011), Critical Complicity, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (2010); The Nature of Things, Biennial of the Americas, Denver (2010), 3rd Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou (2009); and Linea de hormigas, A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro (2007). In 2016 he will participate in Incerteza viva, 32a Bienal de São Paulo.