CV

CV

1975-XXXX     Born in Mexico City
1995–1997      Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, Mexico City
1999–2007      Centro Nacional de las Artes „La Esmeralda“, Mexico City
2007–2008      Meisterschüler under Prof. Michael Brynntrup, Braunschweig University of Arts, Germany
2008-2011       Postgraduate at the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, Germany

Lives and works in Wiesbaden

Awards and Scholarships
2015-2016    23rd Bremen Award for Video Art – Videokunst Förderpreis Bremen
2013–2014   Braunschweig PROJECTS residency and grant, awarded by the Ministry of Culture of the Federal State of Lower Saxony, Germany
2008–2009   Artist in residence at the Stuhr-Heiligenrode / Federal State of Lower Saxony, Germany

Solo Shows (selection)
2017   (UPCOMING)  Cuxhaven Kunstverein, Germany

2013   Embracing the Chaos, Power Galerie, Hamburg, Germany

2011   Another Fire Tragedy, Kunsthaus Essen, Germany

2009   To the last Monster in Town, Künstlerstätte Stuhr-Heiligenrode, Germany (catalogue)
           Excellent Day for an Exorcism, Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Germany
           The Fall Of The Good Taste, rahncontemporary, Zürich, Switzerland
           The Apparition Of Our Ill-fated Love, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany

2008   …so Satan told me how to deal with small things, Mönchehaus Museum für Moderne Kunst, Goslar, Germany (catalogue)

2005    E. S. Mayorga, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City

Group Shows (selection)
2016  (UPCOMING) Mehrlinge, Galerie Kai Erdmann, Hamburg, Germany–                                                                                                                                                           –         Videokunst Förderpreis Ausstellung, Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany
         De Muerte Presente, Kunstmuseum Heidenheim, Heidenheim, Germany

2015   Crime Art, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany
           Beyond The Frame, Porgy & Bess, Vienna, Austria
           Kino Keith, Keith, Berlin, Germany

2014   Braunschweig PROJECTS, Gallery of the Braunschweig University of Arts, Germany
           Horror en el Trópico, Museo del Chopo, Mexico City
           Hauptstadt, Haus Ungarn, Berlin, Germany

2013   Visionen – Atmosphären der Veränderung, Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany (catalogue)
           Digimarrakech, Centre Culturel Atlas Marrakech, Moroco
           Mexican Visions II at CeC, Carnival of eCreativity, Sattal, India

2012   Breaking Bad, rahncontemporary, Zürich, Switzerland
           Waterpieces Contemporary Art and Video Festival, Riga, Latvia (catalogue)
           Mexican Visions at CeC, Carnival of eCreativity, Sattal, India

2011   DEAD_lines. Todesbilder in Kunst – Medien – Alltag, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (catalogue)
           Klusownicy/Guerrillas, Galeria Miejska Arsenal, Poznan, Poland (catalogue)
           Beyond 3 Days of Dimensions, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
           Media Fest, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, UAM-X, Mexico City

2010   Optical Shift – Illusion und Täuschung, b-05 Kunst- und Kulturzentrum, Montabaur, Germany (catalogue)
           Minus 1 in Exil, Wuppertal, Germany
           Ballroom, Art Cologne, Germany
           AnaDoma Film Fest, Galerie auf Zeit, Braunschweig, Germany
           L.G.S.N.H.C.M.E.S.M.K.T. rahncontemporary, Zürich, Switzerland

2009   Accumulation of the Incomplete, The Nunnery Gallery, London, U.K (catalogue)
           Obskur, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej, Lodz, Poland

2008   Re-Reading the Future – Ästhetik der Ähnlichkeiten, 1st International Triennale of Contemporary Art (ITCA), National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic (catalogue)
           ALEA/Estrategia y Programa, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City
           In the Shadows, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany (catalogue)
           International Fantastic Film Festival, Porto Alegre, Brazil
           With a Chainsaw on the left Hand, UFO Galerie, Halle, Germany

2007   El Acoso de las Fantasías, Casino Metropolitana, Mexico City
           Black Dealer Galerie, Mexico City

2006   A la Salida del Edén, Centro Cultural Casa de los Oliviera, Cinemateca del Caribe, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2004   Fiesta de Paso, Hotel Señorial, Mexico City
           Festival Macabro, Cineteca Nacional, Mexico City

Other Art-related Projects (selection)

2016    Dieci Notti di Sangue III, workshop for horror-film analysis, Teatro la Maschera, Sardinia Italy

–         NKV Diskurs – Videokunst, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden                                                                                                                                                                              Four sessions of video-art analysis, presenting videos from:

  •  Francisco Montoya Cázarez – 19,04
  •  Mauricio Limón – 14,06
  •  Daniela Libertad – 27,09
  •  Marcela Armas – 15,11

2012    Dieci Notti di Sangue II, workshop for horror-film analysis, Museo del Crudo, Sardinia, Italy

2011    Dieci Notti di Sangue, workshop for horror-film analysis, Museo del Crudo, Sardinia, Italy
          Curator of Wild Guys and Ladies in Distress, Braunschweig University of Arts, Germany

2006   Curator of Experimentos de Terror / El Cuerpo Doméstico y Monstruoso, Festival Macabro, Cineteca Nacional, Mexico City

Publications (selection)

2016   Weis, Diana; Die Anatomie des Horrors, SPEX-Magazin für Popkultur, N° 367, Germany

2015   Wilhelm, Clemens & Mayorga, E.S.; An Unresolved Conflict / 13 Questions for E.S. Mayorga
        Qjubes, Magazin für Kunst, Germany

2014   Zybok, Oliver & Mayorga, E.S.; Von der Begierde besessen und vom Zweifel belagert –
–         Ein Gespräch mit Oliver Zybok, Kunstforum International, N° 225. Germany

2013   Ganz, David, Michael Kröger & Roland Nachtigäller; Visionen, Atmosphären der
–         Veränderung, catalogue for the exhibition, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany

         Mayorga, E.S.; ¡Por La Venganza, Zombies!, Spleen Journal, Mexico

2011    Zybok, Oliver; DEAD_lines. Todesbilder in Kunst – Medien – Alltag, catalogue for the
         exhibition, Wuppertal, Germany

2009    Mayorga, E.S.; The Fall of the Good Taste, catalogue for the exhibition
–         To the last Monster in Town, Stuhr-Heiligenrode Germany

2008   Hoffmann, Justin; In the Shadows, catalogue of the exhibition, Kunstverein
         Wolfsburg, Germany

         Zybok, Oliver; Excellent Day for an Exorcism, catalogue for the exhibition
–         Excellent Day for an Exorcism, Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany