Carlos Amorales

Carlos Amorales
Orellana’s Fantasia, 2013
Black-and-white video with sound 55” LCD monitor
6 minutes
Installation view
In collaboration with Julian Léde
Courtesy of the artist and Kurimanzutto, Mexico City


In 2003, Carlos Amorales launched the discographic project Nuevos Ricos with musician Julian Lede. His solo exhibitions include Carlos Amorales Remix, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy (2010); Vivir por fuera de la casa de uno, Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico (2010); Discarded Spider, Orange County Museum, California, USA (2009) and Cincinnati Art Center, Ohio, USA (2008) and Four Animations, Five Drawings and a Plague, Philadelphia Art Museum, Pennsylvania, USA (2008).

Amorales’s work was also featured in Manifesta 9, Genk, Belgium (2012); Havana Biennial, Cuba (2009) and Performa, New York, New York (2007). In 2003, he represented the Netherlands at the Venice Biennale, Italy.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 11


Amorales, Carlos

Orellana’s Fantasia

Fascinated by this unusual take on electronic music, Carlos Amorales and musician Julian Léde commissioned Orellana to create his own version of the score for a segment of Walt Disney’s classic animated film Fantasia (1940).

Amorales, Carlos

We’ll See How All Reverberates

This installation is based on the organic shapes of Alexander Calder’s mobiles, but in place of abstract forms, thirty-five different cymbals are suspended from the ceiling