Francis Alÿs
Francis Alÿs

Biography Francis Alÿs (Antwerp, Belgium, 1959)
Lives and works in Mexico, D.F.
Francis Alÿs describes the context in which he works as “political in Greek sense of polis, the city as a place of sensations and conflicts, from which are drawn the materials to create fictions, art and urban myths.”
selected exhibitions:
1997 Jack Tilton Gallery, New York (solo)
The Liar, The Copy of the Liar, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico D.F. (solo)
Antechamber, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1998 Le temps du sommeil, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (solo)
Web Site Project, Dia Center for the Arts, New York (solo)
Roteiros, XXIV São Paulo 1999
Stand-by, Lisson Gallery, London (solo)
Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich (solo)
Mario Flecha Galeria, Girona, Spain (solo)
48th Biennale di Venezia,
Venice Mirror’s Edge, touring exhibition
2000 Plug In, Winnipeg, Canada (solo)
Sala Moncada, Fundació la Caixa, Barcelona (solo)
Acme Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
Stimuli, Witte de With, Rotterdam
Age of Influence, MCA, Chicago
2001 Francis Alÿs, Musée Picasso, Antibes, France (solo)
Drawings, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv