Over the past few years, Abraham Cruzvillegas has produced a body of work, spanning video, sculpture, installation, performance and publications, which explore strategies of improvisation and self-organisation.
Recent solo exhibitions include Autoconstruccion, Museo Jumex and Museo Amparo, Mexico (2014); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2014); Walker Art Center, USA (2013); Tate Modern, London (2012); Modern Art Oxford, UK (2011); REDCAT, Los Angeles (2009) and CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (2009).
He has participated in group exhibitions including When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, USA (2013); Auckland Triennial, Auckland, New Zealand (2013); Gwangju Biennale, Korea (2012); dOCUMENTA, Kassel, Germany (2012); Istanbul Biennial (2011) and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2005).

In 2012 Cruzvillegas received the 5th Yanghyun Prize, Korea.
Cruzvillegas studied Pedagogy in the National University of Mexico.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 12


Cruzvillegas, Abraham


Autoconstrucción, or ‘self-building’, is an ongoing body of work by Abraham Cruzvillegas that consists of structures in a constant state of construction, destruction, rebuilding and open-ended motion.