Mauricio Limón - Fondation Fiminco

Mauricio Limón

About Mauricio Limón

Mexico. 1979.

Mauricio Limón works explores ethnological and urban interactions, sexuality and power through continuous, open and collaborative research, considering class struggle through psychoanalysis. with video, installation, painting and performance. For several years, Limón became closer to a group of people living on the margins and improvising ways of living and working in public space. His researches takes form in his artistic practice through different medium such as video, installation, painting and performance He is a former alumni of the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam (The Netherlands) he is a resident at Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris in 2019. In 2010 he received the Annual Grant from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation in New York (USA) and in 2011 he received the Jóvenes creadores Grant (Mexico). His work has been exhibited in Institut Culturel du Méxique in Paris, 2020 ; Museo Universitario del Chopo, MX, 2019, 2013 ; Wild-Palms, Dusseldorf, 2019 ; Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, 2018 ; Galería Hilario Galguera, MX, 2017, 2014, 2008 ; Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev, 2014 ; Museo Tamayo, MX, 2014 ; Kunst Museum Bonn, 2013 ; Y-Gallery, NY, 2013 ; San Francisco Art Institute, 2010 ; (CA2M) Madrid, 2010. His work is part of the collections Kusnt Palast, DE ; Frank Demaegd Collection, BE ; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA ; Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo, MX ; Cisneros Collection, NY.

 

View of the exhibition Le premier qui rira, Institut Culturel du Méxique, Paris, 2020.

View of the exhibition Le premier qui rira, Institut Culturel du Méxique, Paris, 2020.

View of the exhibition Le premier qui rira, Institut Culturel du Méxique, Paris, 2020.

View of the exhibition Le premier qui rira, Institut Culturel du Méxique, Paris, 2020.

Mauricio Limón, Lady S. and Mr. M., wood carven masks, oil, natural resins and pigments, 38 x 26 x 15 cm, 2019.

Mauricio Limón, Promise Prohibited, video HD, 19:50 minutes, 2013-2014.

Mauricio Limón, Someshapesarepornsomeshapesarenotpornsomepornshapesarenotporn, 2017. 120 x 160 cm, oil and natural resins on canvas.

Mauricio Limón, A set of nonverbal fantasies, 2018 briques de terracota, installation, dimensions variables, Casa Wabi residency program.

Mauricio Limón, Performing White Skin, 2018-2019, wooden Masks, huile, résine naturelle et pigments. (séries de 32)

Mauricio Limón, Wrong dress in plumes of smoke, 2019, performance, Video Still, 3:19 min. 

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Dress: Atelier Caraco.

Dresses: Atelier Caraco.

Photo: Nadja Massun.