Contemporary Art Lecture: Marcos Ramirez (ERRE): “El arte y sus motivos” (Work and its motivations)
Thursday, February 26, 2009, 7 – 10 pm, at the Cuale Cultural Center Auditorium.
In English & en Español
Marcos Ramirez ERRE was born in 1961 in Tijuana, Baja California Mexico. He holds a Law Degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California. Erre immigrated to the United States where he worked for seventeen years in the construction industry as a carpenter.
In 1989, he became active in the field of visual arts, since then he has participated in different individual and collective exhibitions in Mexico, the United States, Russia, Puerto Rico, France, Spain, Cuba, Chile, Argentina, Brazil and has participated in major exhibitions, such as InSite94; InSite97; the VI and VII Havana Biennials; the 2000 Whitney Biennial; the San Juan Poly/Graphic Triennial; Made in California; Mexico Illuminated; From Baja to Vancouver, and Politica de la Diferencia, Arte Iberoamericano de fin de siglo; Human/Nature, the 2007 Sao Paulo /Valencia Biennial; the California Biennial 08; and the second Moscow Biennial among others. In 2007 received a USA Artist Fellowship, and is currently developing a program for Estacion Tijuana, a non-profit alternative space at the San Diego-Tijuana border with a focus in Art, Architecture, Urbanism and Popular Culture. Erre will have a the first one-person exhibition at El Cubo, a new museum in Tijuana in 2009.