DAVILA JOSE

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO [1974]

Dávila’s work has been fueled by the interest in the relation between place and fiction, space and temporality under architecture as a concurrent theme. His ouvre is presented in a range of supports such as sculpture, photography and installation. Dávila first exhibition was in 1996 and has exhibited since in institutions and places like PS1, New York; Kunstwerke, Berlin; San Diego Museum of Art; Reina Sofia, Madrid; Prague Biennale, Camden Arts Centre, London; Museé de Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne; Fundazione Brogovico 33, Lake Como; IVAM, Valencia; among others.

 

His work has been featured in international publications such as Cream 3 by ed. Phaidon, 100 Latin-American artists by ed. Exit and Megastructures-Reloaded by ed. Hatje Cantz.

 

Dávila has been recipient of support from the Andy Warhol Foundation, Kunstwerke residency in Berlin and the National Grant for young artists by the Mexican Arts Council (FONCA) in 2000.

 

He is also the director and co-founder of an artist run space (OPA) in Guadalajara.