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Alejandro Almanza Pereda
Untitled (desk)
2004. Desk, stool (missing one leg), lumber, TV, doily, extension cord, jacket.

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda

1977 born in Mexico City, Mexico

Lives and works in Mexico City., Mexico


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Texas at El Paso 2005


Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Grants Program, Miami FL 2008
National Fund for the Arts and Culture (FONCA) Programa Jovenes Creadores Mexico City 2007
National Fund for the Arts and Culture (FONCA) Programa Jovenes Creadores
Mexico City 2005
Best of Show Arlene Mc Kinon Award, University of Texas at El Paso
2005, 2003, & 2002 Juried Student Art Show

Solo Exhibitions

Chert, Berlin - Upcoming July
"I did it my way and took the highway", organized by Fundación Magnolia, Kenny Schachter Rove, London
Arco, Madrid, solo presentation with MagnanMetz, New York

"Room with no view", exhibition in the frame of "Latitud 19° Arte Contemporáneo, Public Art Festival", Mexico City.
"The heaviest luggage for the traveler is the empty one", MagnanMetz gallery, New York.
“Ideational Architectures”, with Alexandre Arrechea, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles.

“Those who live by the sword die by the sword, or by third hand smoke”, Chert, Berlin.

“The Fan and The Shit”, Magnan Projects, New York11.

“Andamio (temporary frameworks)”, Art in General, New York.

“Stand Clear”, Magnan Emrich, New York.

“Mix Series”, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas TX.
“Verdevete”, Glass Gallery, El Paso TX.

“Impermeable”, Union Gallery, El Paso TX.

Group Exhibitions

Moscow Biennale for Young Art, Moscow.
“Drinnen & Draussen”, Chert, Berlin.
“You are free”, Tape club, Berlin, curated by Julie Mc Kim and Daniel Kingery.

“One foot apart”, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
“Hecho en Casa”, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico.
“Drafts establishing future” ABC, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, with Chert galerie, Berlin.
“There are false problems more than there are false solutions more than there are false solutions for true problems. or the first time is always the second. or being must have a fundamental lapse of memory”, La Galería en el Taller Mecánico, Nuevo León, México. An exhibition organized by Proyectos Monclova in collaboration with Nrmal.
“La Constelación del Perro”, Casino Metropolitano, Mexico City.
“Andrew Palmer, Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Patty Chang”, Galerie Rüdiger Schottle, Munich.
“The Grand”, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, Old Westbury NY.

“Tension-Release”, Caren Golden, New York.
“My Little Membrane”, Nurture Art, Brooklyn.
“Interrogating systems”, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami.
“Displacement”, Greenbelt, Brooklyn.
“Squaring the Circle”, Alphazed Project, Brooklyn.
“Making Good Luck”, Y Gallery, New York.
“Host”, Soap Factory, Minneapolis.
“S-Files 007”, Museo del Barrio, New York.
“Creacion en Movimiento Jovenes Creadores 2005-2006”, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City.

“Queens International 2006”, Queens Museum of Art, New York.
“El equilibrio y sus derivados”, Casa del Lago Mexico City.
“Intersections”, Waterstop Gallery, Marfa Texas.
“Performagia 3”, Museo del Chopo, Mexico City.


Goetz Collection, Munich.
Museo Del Barrio Collection, New York.
Colección Jumex, Mexico City.
Mali-Museo de Arte de Lima.
Toviar Collection.


selected recent bibliography

LDWN Value Issue 002, Published by Lodown Magazine, Berlin
“Drinnen & Draussen”, exhibition catalogue, published by Chert, Berlin

“Younger than Jesus/Artist Directory” Phaidon Press Limited, London, 2009.
Alejandro Almanza Pereda, DOMUS n. 925, May 2009.
“So lange die Musik läuft... /Alejandro Almanza Pereda bei Chert” by Florian Lüdde, in von hundert, June 2009.
Alejandro Almanza Pereda, interview in Lodown magazine n.66, May/June 2009.
“Kunst mit Bowlingbällen”, Bowling Magazine Deutschland, April 2009.
“Kunst mit Bowlingbällen”, Bowling Business Magazine, April 2009.

“Alejandro Almanza Pereda - The Fan and the Shit”, The Brooklyn Rail.
“Alejandro Almanza Pereda at Magnan Projects; Cindy Bernard’s ‘Silent Key’; Sam Messenger’s ‘Straightedge’”, The Village Voice, October 2008.


Alejandro Almanza Pereda

Skalitzerstr. 68
10997 Berlin

+49 (0)30 75 44 21 18
+49 (0)30 75 44 21 20


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