I don’t believe in a clear distinction between documentary and fiction; it’s all a matter of representation.
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Nació en 1969 en Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
Vive y trabaja en Nueva York, Estados Unidos

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Prière de toucher. Der Tastsinn der Kunst = The touch of art. Exhibition brochure, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland, February 12 - May 16, 2016. With a text by Matthias Ehlert. Basel, Museum Tinguely, 2016.

Prière de toucher. The touch of art. Interdisciplinary Symposium. Symposium reader, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland, April 8-9, 2016. With texts by Roland Wetzel (et al.). Basel, Museum Tinguely / Verlag Bibliothek der Provinz, 2016.

Colección Daros Latinamerica. Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina. July - September 2015. With texts by Rodrigo Alonso, Katrin Steffen, Hans-Michael Herzog (et. al.). Buenos Aires, Fundación Proa, 2015.

Contingent beauty. Contemporary art from Latin America. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA, November 22, 2015 - February 28, 2016. With texts by Mari Carmen Ramírez, Tahía Rivero, Gabriela Rangel, María C. Gaztambide, Osvaldo Sánchez (et al.). Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, 2015.

Schirinian, Victoria. Esto no es Latinoamérica. Colección Daros. In: Barzón. Explorando el mundo contemporáneo, September 2015, pp. 82-91. Buenos Aires, Revista Barzón, 2015.

Candela, Iria. Art in Latin America 1990-2010. London, Tate, 2013.

Kino der Kunst. Festival catalogue, Kino der Kunst, Munich, Germany, April, 24-28, 2013. With texts by Heinz Peter Schwerfel (et al.). Köln, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2013.

Candela, Iria. Contraposiciones. Arte contemporáneo en Latinoamérica 1990-2010. Madrid, Alianza, 2012.

Gestures in time. Qalandiya International. Riwaq Biennale. Exhibition catalogue, Ramallah and other sites in Palestine, November 1-15, 2012. With texts by Jack Persekian, Katya García-Antón (et al.). Ramallah, Riwaq, 2012.

crisisss... América Latina, arte y confrontación. 1920-2010. Exhibition catalogue, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, March 12 - June 5, 2011. With texts by Gerardo Mosquera, Luis Camnitzer, Aracy Amaral, Karen Cordero Reiman (et al.). Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, 2012.

documenta (13) Katalog 2/3. Das Logbuch. Exhibition catalogue, documenta 13, Kassel, Germany, June 9 - September 16, 2012. With texts by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (et al.). Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz, 2012.

documenta (13) Katalog 3/3. Das Buch der Bücher. Exhibition catalogue, documenta 13, Kassel, Germany, June 9 - September 16, 2012. With texts by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (et al.). Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz, 2012.

ArtNexus Brasil en Colombia. Artnexus, Arte en Colombia. Antología de textos. Edited by Adriano Pedrosa. Bogotá, ArtNexus / Arte en Colombia, 2011.

Cryptic. The use of allegory in contemporary art with a master class from Goya. Exhibition brochure, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, USA, May 20 - August 14, 2011. St. Louis, Contemporary Art Museum, 2011.

Tate Latin American Acquisitions Committee. Celebrating 10 years. With texts by Nicolas Serota and Dawn Ades. London, Tate, 2011.

XIe Biennale de Lyon. Une terrible beauté est née = A terrible beauty is born. Exhibition catalogue, Biennale Lyon, September 13, 2011 - January 3, 2012. With texts by Victoria Noorthoorn, Carlos Gamerro, Ruben Mira, Alejandro Tantanian (et al.). Dijon, Les presses du réel, 2011.

Adaptation. Between species. Exhibition catalogue, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada, June 19 - September 12, 2010. With a text by Helena Reckitt. Toronto, The Power Plant, 2010.

Mais que a vida = Más que la vida = Larger than life. Vasco Araújo, Javier Téllez. Exhibition catalogue, Lisboa, Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal, May 28 - September 6, 2010, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MARCO, Vigo, Spain, September 17, 2010 - January 9, 2011. With texts by Isabel Carlos, Gabriela Rangel (et al.) and an interview with Javier Téllez by Mark Beasley. Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2010.

Variantes discursivas. Colección MUSAC III = Discursive variants. MUSAC Collection III. Collection catalogue, with texts by Agustín Pérez Rubio, María Inés Rodríguez (et al.). León, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León MUSAC, 2010.

Edited by Burtscher, Angelika and Wielander, Judith. Visible. Where art leaves its own field and becomes visible as part of something else. A project by Citaadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto and Fondazione Zegna. Berlin, Sternberg Press, 2010.

Don't stare at the sun. Works from the Daros Latinamerica Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, Poland, June 6 - September 13, 2009. With texts by Agnieszka Pindera and Johanna Zielinska. Torun, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, 2009.

For you / Para usted. The Daros Latinamerica tapes and video installations. Exhibition catalogue, Daros Exhibitions, Zurich, April 25 - September 6, 2009. Edited by Katrin Steffen and Domingo Eduardo Ramos. Zurich, Daros Latinamerica AG, 2009.

Javier Téllez 4 1/2. Exhibition catalogue, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany, April 4 - June 14, 2009. With texts by Guy Brett, John G. Hanhardt, Hilke Wagner, Anselm Franke, and an interview with the artist by Pedro Reyes. Braunschweig, Kunstverein, 2009.

Thea, Carolee. On curating. Interviews with ten international curators. New York, D.A.P. / Distributed Art Publishers, 2009.

One day sculpture. Exhibition catalogue, One Day Sculpture series took place across New Zealand, August 28, 2008 - March 28, 2009. With texts by David Cross, Claire Doherty, Johna Di Stefano (et al.). Bielefeld, Kerber, 2009.

Spinelli, Claudia. 15 Jahre Galerie Peter Kilchmann Zürich. Zürich, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, 2008.

Cullen, Deborah. Arte no es vida. Actions by artists of the Americas 1960 - 2000. New York, El Museo del Barrio, 2008.

Islands and Ghettos. Exhibition catalogue, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany, June 7 - August 31, 2008. With texts by Johan Holten, Alfredo Brillembourg, Herbert Klumpner (et al.). Heidelberg, Heidelberger Kunstverein, 2008.

It's not neutral = Ez da neutrala = No es neutral. Exhibition catalogue, Tabakalera, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain, July 19 - October 5, 2008. With texts by Joxean Muñoz, Luis Camnitzer and Eugenio Valdés Figueroa. Donostia - San Sebastián, Tabakalera, 2008.

Manifesta 7. Index. Exhibition catalogue, Manifesta 7, Trentino - South Tyrol, Italy, July 19 - November 2, 2008. With texts by Adam Budak (et al.). Milano, Silvana Editoriale, 2008.

Baigorri, Laura (ed.). Vídeo en Latinoamérica. Brumaria 10. Madrid, Brumaria, 2008.

2 Moscow Biennale of contemporary art. Footnotes on geopolitics, market, and amnesia. Exhibition catalogue, Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia, March 1 - April 1, 2007. With texts by Sven-Olov Wallenstein, Joseph Backstein et al. Moscow, Artchronika, 2007.

Constructing a poetic universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle collection of Latin American Art. Exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA, March 11 - June 10, 2007. With texts by Beverly Adams (et al.). London/New York, Merrell Publishers, 2007.

Javier Téllez. Oedipus Marshal. Exhibition catalogue, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Köln, March 8 - April 7, 2007. Köln, Figge von Rosen Galerie, 2007.

Jump cuts. Venezuelan contemporary art. Colección Mercantil. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (Cifo), Miami, June 1 - July 15, 2007. With texts by Tahía Rivera (et al.). Miami, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (Cifo); Caracas, Banco Mercantil, 2007.

SITAC V. Quinto Simposio Internacional sobre Teoría de Arte Contemporáneo. Diálogos impertinentes. Published in conjunction with the fifth International Symposium on Contemporary Art Theory, Teatro de los Insurgentes,Mexico City, August 31 - September 2, 2006. With tetxs by Ivo Mesquita (et al.). Mexico City, Patronato de Arte Contemporáneo PAC, 2007.

Olivares, Rosa (ed.). 100 artistas Latinoamericanos = 100 Latin American artists. Madrid, Exit, 2006.

Villanueva, Francisco, and Dulce Gómez (eds.). Arte contemporáneo de Venezuela. With texts by Julieta González (et al.). Caracas, Villanueva Editores, 2006.

Cinco artistas latinoamericanos. Colección Mercantil. Exhibition catalogue, Galería CAF, Caracas, Venezuela, March 2006. With texts by Tahía Rivero and Susana Quintero. Caracas, Galería CAF, 2006.

Estrecho dudoso. Exhibition catalogue, TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica, December 1, 2006 - Feburary 15, 2007. With texts by Virgina Pérez-Ratton, Tamara Díaz Bringas, Justo Pastor Mellado (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, TEOR/éTica, 2006.

Insite 05. Situational Public / Público situacional. San Diego Tijuana. Exhibition catalogue, inSite, San Diego/Tijuana, August 26 - November 13, 2005. With texts by Osvaldo Sánchez, Donna Conwell et al. San Diego/Tijuana, inSite, 2006.

On mobility. Exhibition catalogue, De Appel Amsterdam, July 14 - August 27, 2006, BüroFriedrich, Berlin, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania, Trafó, Stúdio Galéria, Mücsarnok, Budapest. With a text by Dirk van Weelden. Amsterdam, De Appel, 2006.

Pedro Reyes. Las nuevas terapias grupales = Pedro Reyes. The new group therapies. Mexico City, Diamantina, 2006.

Suazo, Félix. A diestra y siniestra. Commentarios sobre arte y política. Caracas, Fundación de Arte Emergente, 2005.

Diccionario biográfico de las artes visuales en Venezuela. LMNÑOPQRSTUVWXYZ. Caracas, Galería de Arte Nacional, 2005.

Insite 05. Art practices in the public domain. San Diego Tijuana. Exhibition catalogue, inSite, San Diego/Tijuana, August 26 - November 13, 2005. With texts by Osvaldo Sánchez (et al.). San Diego/Tijuana, inSite, 2005.

Jump cuts. Venezuelan contemporary art. Colección Mercantil. Exhibition catalogue, Americas Society, New York, February 24 - May 21, 2005. With texts by Gabriela Rangel (et al.). New York, The Americas Society; Caracas, Banco Mercantil, 2005.

Prague Biennale 2. Expanded painting. Acción directa. Exhibition catalogue, The Prague Biennial, May 26 - September 15, 2005. Edited by Giancarlo Politi, with contributions by Helena Kontova (et al.). Milan, Giancarlo Politi, 2005.

Produciendo realidad. Arte e realtà latino-americana. Exhibition catalogue, Chiesa di S. Matteo, Lucca, June 26 - September 12, 2004. With texts by Marco Scotini (et al.). Lucca, Prometeo Arte Contemporanea, 2005.

Quinta Bienal do Mercosul. Uma história concisa da Bienal do Mercosul. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, September 30 - December 4, 2005. With a text by Gaudêncio Fidelis. Porto Alegre, Fundação Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, 2005.

Díaz Bringas, Tamara (ed.). Situaciones artísticas latinoamericanas. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton, Ticio Escobar, Mari Carmen Ramírez, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Ivo Mesquita (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, TEOR/e?Tica, 2005.

The Pantagruel Syndrome. Exhibition catalogue, T1 TorinoTriennaleTremusei, November 9, 2005 - March 19, 2006. With texts by Francesco Bonami (et al.). Milan, Skyra, 2005.

Electric Earth. Cortos y videos del Reino Unido y Venezuela. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela, September 16 - October 24, 2004. With texts by Ruth Auerbach, Mark Beasley and Colin Ledwith. Caracas, Sala Mendoza, 2004.

Files. Un proyecto de Octavio Zaya = A proyect by Octavio Zaya. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León MUSAC, León, at ARCO '04, Madrid, February 2004. Edited by Octavio Zaya, with contributions by. León, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León MUSAC, 2004.

Dreams and conflicts. The dictatorship of the viewer. 50th International art exhibition. Exhibition catalogue, 50th Venice Biennial, June 15 - Ocotober 19, 2003. Edited by Francesco Bonami and Maria Luisa Frisa, with contributions by Daniel Birnbaum (et al.). Venice, Marsilio, 2003.

Prague Biennale 1. Peripheries become the center. Exhibition catalogue, The Prague Biennial, June 26 - August 24, 2003. Edited by Giancarlo Politi, with contributions by Helena Kontova (et al.). Milan, Giancarlo Politi, 2003.

To be political it has to look nice. Exhibition catalogue, apexart, New York, and Art in General, New York, October 11 - November 8, 2003. With an introduction by Steven Rand and texts by Pablo Léon de la Barra, Francesco Manacorda. New York, apexart, 2003.

Fotofest 2002. Classicism and beyond. New technology, mixed media, classical photography. Exhibition catalogue, 9th International Biennial of Photography, Houston, Texas, 2002. Edited by Fred Baldwin and Wendy Watriss. Houston, Texas, Fotofest Inc., 2002.

Fuenmayor, Jesús (ed.). Reformulación del modelo expositivo. Charlas y foros en torno a la curaduría de arte contemporáneo. With contributions by Carlos Basualdo, Ruth Auerbach, Cecilia Fajardo-Hill (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Mercantil, 2002.

Sala Mendoza 1956-2001. 45 años de historia del arte contemporáneo en Venezuela. Edited by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Aixa Sánchez, with Juan Calzadilla (et al.). Caracas, Asociación Civil Luisa de Mendoza para la Cultura, 2002.

Tercera bienal iberoamericana de Lima. Exhibition catalogue, 3rd Biennial Iberoamericana, Lima, April 17 - May 31, 2002. Edited by Juan Guillermo Périco Ordóñez, with texts by Marcelo Pacheco (et al.). Lima, Biennial Iboeroamericana, 2002.

La Biennale di Venezia. 49. Esposizione internazionale d'arte. Platea dell'umanità = Plateau of humankind = Plateau der Menschheit = Plateau de l'humanité. Exhibition catalogue, 49th Venice Biennial, Giardini di Castello, Arsenale, June 10 - November 4, 2001. With an essay by Harald Szeemann and contributions by Germano Celant (et al.). Milan, Electa, 2001.

Rubiano Caballero, Germán. Art of Latin America 1981-2000. New York, Inter-American Development Bank, 2000.

Rubiano Caballero, Germán. Arte de América Latina 1981-2000. New York, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, 2000.

Ceci n'est pas un satellite = Esto no es un satélite. Obras contemporánes de la CPPC en el centro de transmisión satelital VBC de DirecTV Venezuela. Catalogue, Venezuela Broadcast Center, Caracas. With a text by Luis Pérez Oramas and an introduction by Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2000.

Edgar Moreno, Eustaquio Neves, Luis Romero, Javier Téllez. Artists in residence at Triangle Arts Trust. Exhibtion catalogue, Gasworks Studios and Gallery, London, UK, October 1999 - January 2000. With a text by Robert Loder. London, Gasworks, 2000.

La resurrección del cadáver exquisito. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela, June 14 - July 5, 1998. With a text by Vicente Leguna and Miguel Miguel. Caracas, Sala Mendoza, 1998.

Premio Eugenio Mendoza. IX Edición. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, September 6 - October 4, 1998. With a text by Steven Connor. Caracas, Sala Mendoza, 1998.

Así está la cosa. Instalación y arte objeto en América Latina. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural Arte Contempráneo, México, July 25 - October 20, 1997. With texts by Kurt Hollander, Gerardo Mosquera (et al.). Mexico City, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, 1997.

I Bienal de artes visuais do Mercosul = I Bienal de artes visuales del Mercosur. Exhibition catalogue, 1st Biennial of Mercosur, Porto Alegre, October 2 - November 30, 1997. With texts by Frederico Morais (et al). Porto Alegre, Fundação Bienal, 1997.

La extraccion de la piedra de la locura. Una instalación de Javier Téllez. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, September - December 1996, Museo Salón Arturo Michelena, Caracas, January - March 1997. With texts by Carmen Hernández, Katherine Chacón and the artist. Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, 1997.

La nave de los locos. Instalaciones de Javier Téllez. Exhibition catalogue, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela, November 9 - 30, 1997. With a text by Rubén Gallo. Caracas, Sala Mendoza, 1997.

II Salón Pirelli de Jóvenes Artistas. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela, September - November 1995. With texts by María Luz Cárdenas and Luis Ángel Duque. Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, 1995.

Una visión del arte contemporáneo venezolano. Colección Ignacio y Valentina Oberto. Collection catalogue. With texts by Ignacio Enrique Oberto F., Luis Angel duque, María Luz Cárdenas (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Noa Noa, 1995.

I Salón Pirelli de Jóvenes Artistas. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela, October - November 1993. With texts by María Luz Cárdenas and Ruth Auerbach. Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, 1993.

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