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1962       Born in Lima, Perú

 

Studies

1980-1982  Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Fine Arts Department, Lima, Perú

 

Scholarships and Awards

2017       Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Berlin, International cultural exchange

           Grant Project A War Machine - documenta 14

2015       Illy SustainArt Prize at ARCOmadrid 2015, SoloProjects, project Callejón Oscuro

2003       Erna und Victor Hasselblad Foundation, research scholarship in photography, Sweden

 

 

Selected Exhibitions and Projects

(Solo exhibitions indicated with *)

 

2017       documenta14, Benaki Museum, Athens - Neue Galerie, Kassel

           Installation and performances A War Machine

2017       MASP Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Sao Paulo

           Series of photographs Rosa Cordis, exhibition Histórias da sexualidade

2017       SESC Sorocaba, Sao Paulo

           Drawings Cuaderno de Matemática, HK, exhibition Frestas Trienal de Artes

2016       Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende (MSSA), Santiago de Chile

           Series of photographs Rosa Cordis, exhibition Poner el cuerpo

2016       Museo de Arte de Pereira, Pereira

           Series of photographs Rosa Cordis, exhibition 44SNA

2016       Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MAC, Lima

           Sound installation CO2

           Exhibition HACER LA AUDICIÓN

2016       Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart

           Performance Gesangsunterricht - Singing Lesson, exhibition The Beast and the Sovereign

2015       Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich

           Series of photographs Martirios, Casona, Basural, exhibition Resistance Performed -

           Aesthetic Strategies under Repressive Regimes in Latin America

2015      *El Palomar, Barcelona

           Performance Oracle by Default

2015      *Proyecto AMIL, Lima

           Drawings Rosas, exhibition La Muerte Obscena

2015       Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona MACBA, Barcelona

           Drawings/collages Estampas, exhibition The Beast and the Sovereign

2015       Galería Espai Visor, Valence

           Series of photographs Suburbios, exhibition Sergio Zevallos + Jürgen Klauke

2014       31st Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo

           Series of photographs Ambulantes, Martirios, drawings Andróginos

           Exhibition Como (…) cosas que no existen

2014       Secession, Vienna

           Performance Oracle by Default

2014      *Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart

           Photography, drawing, video, installation art, exhibition A Wandering Body

2013      *Museo de Arte de Lima MALI y Centro Cultural de España, Lima

           Photography, drawing, video, documentation, exhibition A Wandering Body

           Retrospective of the period Grupo Chaclacayo

2013      *Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MAC, Lima

           Sound art installation Callejón Oscuro

2013       Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo MUAC, Mexico City

           Drawings/collages Estampas, exhibition Pulso Alterado

2012       Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

           Series of photographs Rosa Cordis, Suburbios, exhibition Losing the Human Form, A Seismic

           Image of the 1980s in Latin America

2012       Centro Fundación Telefónica, Lima

           Exhibition “Remesas: Flujos simbólicos / Movilidades de capita. 13 Artistas peruanos en el exterior”

2010       Fundación Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro

           Performance FM Filmstudio Melodrama, Art Festival Performance Presente Futuro Vol. III

2010       Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg

           Photo object 1986, exhibition Press Art, Die Sammlung Annette und Peter Nobel

2010       Galería A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro

           Series of photographs Historia de A Nr. 5, exhibition Abre Alas

2009       Württembergischen Kunstverein, Stuttgart

           Series of photographs Rosa Cordis, exhibition Subversive Praktiken

2009       Wuhan Museum of Art, Wuhan

           Series of photographs Part-time Love, in collaboration with Masha Korotyaeva

           Exhibition Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Deutschland und China

2008       Instituto Goethe, Lisbon

           Installation art and public writing Cartografias Mentais, exhibition NO FON NO FAX NO MAIL, KOMM!

2008       Loris-Gallery for Contemporary Art, Berlin

           Exhibition Sie Kehrt um und lacht, Ruth Hommeisheim and Sergio Zevallos

2008       El Museo del Barrio, Nueva York

           Documentation of performances

           Exhibition Arte ≠ Vida. Actions by Artists of the Americas, 1960-2000

2008       Loris-Gallery for Contemporary Art, Berlin

           Series of photographs Part-time Love, in collaboration with Masha Korotyaeva

2008       Wooloo Productions - New Life Shop Gallery, Berlin

           Collective Performance Fictive Days, New Life Berlin festival

2007       Sacrow Castle, Potsdam

           Series of photographs, Exhibition Château Ivre

2007       Urban Space – Foto Rio Festival, Rio de Janeiro

           Slide show

2007       Loris-Gallery for Contemporary Art, Berlin

           Photo object 1986, exhibition The Best of All Possible Worlds

2007       Loris-Gallery for Contemporary Art, Berlin

           Series of photographs, exhibition They Rule the Valley

2006       White Box Gallery, New York

           Photography and performance, exhibition Asylum NYC

2006       Mercado de la Esperanza, Santander

           Photography and art installation

2006       Museo de la Nación, Lima

           Exhibition Urbe & Arte. Imaginarios de Lima en Transformación. 1980-2006

2005       Centro Cultural de España, Lima

           Series of photographs and drawings, exhibition INKARRI / Vestigio Barroco

2005       Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano, Lima

           Exhibition Accionismo en el Perú (1965-2000). Retratos y fuentes para una nueva cronología

2001       Fotografisk Center, Copenhaguen

           Series of photographs, exhibition The Digital Room Show

2000       Central railway station, Copenhaguen

           Photo-Video installation and multimedia performance ID, Art festival Images of The World

2000       Cultural center El Averno, Lima

           Photomontage

2000       Fotografisk Center, Copenhaguen

           Series of photographs Suburbios

1999       Metro station Canal Street, Nueva York

           Performance Canal Street

1999       55 Mercer Gallery, Nueva York

           Series of photographs Suburbios

1999       Die Wasserspeicher, Berlin

           Multimedia performance Natura Morta

1999      *Galerie am Prater, Berlin

           Photography and art installation Metanoia

1996       Dresden Castle, Dresden

           Photography and art installation Teresa, art festival Theater der Welt

1995      *Cultural center, Mönchengladbach

           Series of photographs, drawings and art installation Reliquias

1994       Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden

           Collective performance Wunden trägst du mein Geliebter - Grupo Chaclacayo

1991       Flottmann-Hallen, Herne

           Collective performances Der obszöne Tod eines Heiligen - Grupo Chaclacayo

1990       Maxim-Gorki-Theater, Berlin

           Collective performances Todesbilder - Grupo Chaclacayo

1990       Galerie am Weidendamm, Berlin

           Drawings and art installation Todesbilder - Grupo Chaclacayo

1989-1990  IFA-Institut, Stuttgart; Museum Bochum, Bochum; Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

           Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Galerie am Weidendamm, Berlin

           Drawings, series of photographs and art installation Todesbilder - Grupo Chaclacayo

1984       Museo de Arte, Lima

           Series of photographs and drawings Perú...un Sueño - Grupo Chaclacayo

1984       Public space, Lima

           Performance Ambulantes, project Grupo Chaclacayo

1982       Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima

           Performance Procesión

 

 

Collaborations and teaching

 

2016       Participation, performance Cuerpo leído como - Yocasta

           Library Universidad Complutense, Madrid

2014       Collective action Oficina de Poesía – Poetry Office, Bisagra, Lima

2013       Guest professor, Espacio 02 Lab and Artists Residency, el galpón espacio and

           Municipality of Lima, Division of Municipal Theaters, Lima

2013       Instructor, El falso milagro, visual agitation strategies workshop, Museo Universitario

           de Arte Contemporáneo MUAC, Mexico city

2011       Guest professor, Espacio Ciudad y Performance, workshop at Escuela Nacional de

           Bellas Artes, in collaboration with Centro Cultural de España, Lima

2009       Collective project 30 minutos íntimos, SALA 1042, Lima

2008       Performance and lecture The Last Caress, in collaboration with Masha Korotyaeva

           AUSLAND - Territory for experimental music, performance and art, Berlin

2007       Performance Avant-Garde Dating, in collaboration with Felis Stella

           Wooloo Productions - New Life Shop Gallery, Berlin

2007-2008  Project management for Loris-Gallery for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2005       Performance Middle Class S/P, in collaboration with LOT Theatre, Lima

           Public building, Camaná 564, Lima

2005       Conference, Professionalism of Culture

           Symposium at the Museum of Art Thurgau, Ittingen, a project of the Department of Cultural

           Management, Basel University and Pro Helvetia Foundation, Geneva

2005       Co-Artistic Director, Zona Fronteriza 7

           International symposium of theatre, LOT Theatre, Lima

2005       Conference, Ending Cultural Work, Pro Helvetia Foundation, Geneva

2003       Performance Middle Class S/P, in collaboration with LOT Theatre, Lima

           The House in Chorrillos, Lima

2003       Conference, Right-Wing Violence, Medien Pädagogik, Berlin

2002-2003  Direction and sound design, Fragmente I - II, performance by Uta Gebert

           Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2002       Guest professor, University of the Arts, Media arts department, Philadelphia

2002       Conference, Pictures-in-Progress, Die Schaubude Theatre, Berlin

2001       Co-Artistic Director, Zona Fronteriza 3, project by LOT Theater, performance festival,

           Galerías Boza, Lima

2000       Co-Artistic Director, Zona Fronteriza 1, project by LOT Theater, performance festival,

           Hotel Bolívar, Lima

2000-2002  Cultural manager, Schlesische 27, Berlin

1999       Performance The 0 Project, in collaboration with Martha Gutierrez

           Cisternen under Søndermarken, Copenhaguen

1998       Director´s assistant, Revolt, by Christiane König, International Theatre Festival, Edinburgh

1998       Professor of performance, Z1 Arts Centre, Berlin

1998-2003  Professor of photography and theatre, Schlesische 27, Berlin

1997       Conference, Contemporary Art projects in Lima, Freie Universität, Berlin

1996-2002  Guest professor, Ernst Busch School of Performing Arts, Berlin

 

 

Works in collections

 

• MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, Peru

• Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain

• Colección de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogota, Colombia

• Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany

• Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

• Collection Juan Carlos Verme, Lima, Peru

• Collection José Dario Gutierrez y Vicky Turbay, Bogota, Colombia

• Collection Peter Nobel, Zurich, Switzerland

• Collection Stephan Weitzel, Berlin, Germany

 

 

Bibliography

 

• Catalogue documenta 14: Daybook, Sergio Zevallos, Text by Paul B. Preciado, Ed. Quinn Latimer and

  Adam Szymczyk, documenta and Museum Fridericianum, Prestel Verlag, 2017

• KUNSTFORUM International, Cologne, volume 248/249 Aug.-Sept. 2017, 96-97, 364-365

• Heike Munder, ed., Resistance Performed, Migros Museum für Gegenwartkunst & JRP Ringier, 2015

• Ines Doujak and Oliver Ressler, Utopian Pulse. Flares in the darkroom, Pluto Press, London, 2015

• Miguel A. López, ed., Sergio Zevallos - La Muerte Obscena, Proyecto AMIL, Lima, 2015

• Martin Blättner, Ein umherschweifender Körper, KUNSTFORUM International, Cologne

  Volumen 230, Jan. 2015, 268-269

• Catalogue 31ª Bienal de Sao Paulo, Como (…) coisas que não existem, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, 2014

• Miguel A. López, A Wondering Body: Sergio Zevallos in the Grupo Chaclacayo, 1982–1994, Texts by Miguel A. López, Paul
  Beatriz Preciado, Fernanda Carvajal, and one conversation between Alfredo Márquez, Frido Martín and Sergio Zevallos,
  Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, 2014

• Miguel A. López and Sol Henaro, Pulso Alterado. Intensidades en la Colección del MUAC y sus Colecciones Asociadas,
  exhibition catalogue, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, UNAM, Mexico City, 2013

• Ana Longoni, Miguel López, Emilio Tarazona, Perder la Forma Humana - Cuerpos y Flujos, Insepulto, Museo Nacional
  Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

• Rodrigo Quijano, “Remesas: Flujos Simbólicos / Movilidades del capital”, exhibition catalogue, Centro Fundación
  Telefónica, Lima, 2012

• Miguel López and Eliana Otta, ¿Y qué si la democracia ocurre?, exhibition catalogue. Ediciones delmasacá and Galería
  80 mt2 Livia Benavides, Lima, 2012

• Red Conceptualismos del Sur, Perder la Forma Humana. Una imagen sísmica de los años 80 en América Latina, exhibition
  catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, 2012

• Iris Dressler and Hans D. Christ, Subersive Practices, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, Stuttgart, 2010

• Sharon Lerner Rizo-Patrón and Jorge Villacorta Chávez, Corpus Fragmentado: Acciones en Lima de 1966 a 2000, editorial
  Arte ≠ Vida, El Museo del Barrio, New York, 2008

• Debora Cullen, Actions by Artists of the Americas 1969-2000, editorial Arte ≠ Vida, exhibition catalogue, Museo del
  Barrio, New York, 2008

• Luis Alvarado, Paulo Dam, Augusto del Valle, Sharon Lerner, Miguel A. Lopéz, Jorge Villacorta, Post Ilusiones. Nuevas
  Visiones, Arte crítico en Lima (1980-2006)
, Fundación Wiese, Lima, 2006

• Emilio Tarazona, Accionismo en el Perú (1965-2000), Rastros y fuentes para una nueva cronología, Instituto Cultural
  Peruano Norteamericano, Lima, 2006

• Curator team, Imaginarios en Tránsito y Cuerpos Políticos, Post-Ilusiones - Arte Crítico en Lima (1980-2006)

  Lima, 2006, 137,175

• Miguel Lopez & Eliana Otta, Santos Híbridos de la Avenida Abancay, PROTESIS, year 3/3, Lima, 2005

• Emilio Tarazona, Marcas de la violencia por debajo de la piel, Arte Marcial, year 3/3, Lima, 2005

• Castrillón Vizcarra, Alfonso y Pedro Pablo Alayza, La generación del ochenta: Los años de la violencia, exhibition
  catalogue ICPNA, Lima, 2004

• Rebecca K. Engmann, Digital Room Show, Katalog: Journal of Photography & Video Odense, Summer, 2001

• Hannah H. Rasmussen, Identity Card, Station to Station, Danish Center for Culture and Development, Copenhaguen, 2000

• Ballet International - Tanz Aktuell, Digital Bodies, yearbook 1999, Berlin 1999

• Bernd Rosner, Todesbilder, Bildende Kunst, no. 9/1990, Berlin, 1990

Todesbilder: Grupo Chaclacayo, Alexander Verlag ed., Berlin, 1989

• Heinz Thiel, Todesbilder, Kunstforum International, volume 104, Cologne, 1989

• Márgenes, Por qué no vivo en el Perú: Una generación después, year XI, circulation 16, Lima 1998