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Gabriel Rosas Alemán

Mexico City, Mexico. 1983
Installation view. Travesia Cuatro, Guadalajara.
Installation view. Travesia Cuatro, Guadalajara.
Martha Argerich Playing Chopin's Polonaise #6 L'Héröique, 2015. Copper and museum bench. 140x40x69 cm
Una, 2016. Watercolor on canvas. 20x25 cm
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Una, 2016. Watercolor on canvas. 25x20 cm.
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Installation view. Travesia Cuatro, Guadalajara.
Leontyne Price Singing "Hostias" from Messa di Requiem by Giussepe Verdi, 2016. Copper and museum bench. 140x40x69 cm. Copper and museum bench. 140x40x69 cm.
Khloé
2015. Ink and oil on canvas mounted on acrylic. 30.5x25.5x4.5 cm
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Palabras Torpes, 2016. Pigmented porcelain. 35x18 cm
Palabras Torpes, 2016. Pigmented porcelain. 35x18 cm
Palabras Torpes, 2016. Pigmented porcelain. 35 x 18 cm
2016. Installation view Travesia Cuatro, Madrid.
Novela. Primer Capítulo, 2016. Glazed ceramic. 243x43x10 cm
Novela. Primer Capítulo, 2016. Glazed ceramic. 243x43x10 cm
Installation view Travesia Cuatro, Madrid.
Atún fresco con cebolla encurtida, mayonesa, habanero negro y trozos de chicharrón seco, 2015. Tinta sobre lienzo montado sobre marco de metacrilato. 31.5x21.5x3.5 cm
Svetlana Aksenova as Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly, 2015. Ink on canvas mounted on acrylic. 31.5x21.5x3.5 cm
Kris, 2015. Ink on canvas mounted on acrylic frame. 21.5x16.5x3.5 cm.
Call Me Caitlyn, 2015. Kris, 2015. Ink on canvas mounted on acrylic frame. 21.5x16.5x3.5 cm.
Annie Fischer Playing Chopin's Ballade #1 in Moscow, 2015. Ink on canvas mounted on acrylic frame 31.5x21.5x3.5 cm
Secret affair, 2013. Performance (actor, poem’s book, red hoodie)
Secret affair
2013
Secret affair, 2013. Performance (actor, poem’s book, red hoodie).
Sculpture Planimétrique, 2014. Performance (chorus, 30 voices) and book (Figures d´équilibre d´une masse fluide)
Sculpture Planimétrique, 2014. Performance (chorus, 30 voices) and book (Figures d´équilibre d´une masse fluide)
Sculpture Planimétrique, 2014. Performance (chorus, 30 voices) and book (Figures d´équilibre d´une masse fluide)

Gabriel Rosas Alemán’s ouvre attempts to analyze the different modes of interaction and communication that operate within the context of galleries and museums. Rosas Alemán defines certain paradigmatic moments such as the initial encounter with the work of art, the dynamics of movement within the exhibition space, and the dialogs that emerge from the esthetic contemplation.  These situations are broken apart in order to isolate the gestures, the social agreements and the emotional dimensions that live together in these contexts.

The stagings of Rosas Alemán involve the creation of narratives, some of which speculate on the contemplative experience and its repercussion on interpersonal relationships, others address the possibility of a secret life of the works of art, as autonomous entities that do not depend in the spectator to remain active.  The intentions and the emotional motives that exist as the substrate under works of art, spectators, artists and other characters, are elaborated into participatory fictions.  The possibility to channel these experiences has as the objective to reveal the sensitive tapestry that underpins this type of cultural institutions and its respective peculiarities.

Gabriel Rosas Alemán has had the following solo exhibitions: Casa Serpiente/Kononenko, La Cresta, Monterrey, México (2019); Performance para dos – canción de amor, Ladera Oeste, Guadalajara, Mexico (2017); Nuevas oraciones de palabras ligeras, Gallery Weekend Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico (2016); Sculptures don’t have feelings, FRIEZE Art Fair NY, USA (2016); Novela, Galería Travesía Cuatro, Madrid, Spain (2016); Untrained Voices, Galería Travesía Cuatro Guadalajara, Mexico (2015); Mexican Beauty, Galería Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico (2014); Le Grazie, ARTmax, Braunschweig, Germany (2013).

His work has been included in numerous group shows such as: Sentido de Forma, Fundación CALOSA, Irapuato, México (2019); Warm touch, Cold pleasure, PEANA, Monterrey, México (2019); Soft dick moments, Salón Silicón, Ciudad de México (2019); Caniche in Space, Casa de Francia, Ciudad de México (2019); Common Forms, Peana Projects, Monterrey (2018); Tiger Poems and Songs for Hurricanes, Travesía Cuatro, Guadalajara (2018); Business As Usual, Turf Projects, London, United Kingdom (2015); Celemania, Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France (2014); Dancing Circles, NO SPACE, Mexico City, Mexico (2013) y ICH ICH ICH, raumLABOR, Braunschweig, Germany (2012).

Rosas Alemán has participated in the following artistic residencies: at Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France (2014) and at Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City (2015).

He has received the following awards and scholarships: Video competition, Volksbank, Germany (2013); Jóvenes creadores, Fonca (2012-2013); Estudios en el extranjero Fundación INBA (2012-2013); Estudios en el extranjero Fundación INBA (2010).

Gabriel Rosas Alemán lives and works Mexico City.

Installation view. Travesia Cuatro, Guadalajara.
Martha Argerich Playing Chopin's Polonaise #6 L'Héröique, 2015. Copper and museum bench. 140x40x69 cm
Leontyne Price Singing "Hostias" from Messa di Requiem by Giussepe Verdi, 2016. Copper and museum bench. 140x40x69 cm. Copper and museum bench. 140x40x69 cm.
Una, 2016. Watercolor on canvas. 20x25 cm
Una, 2016. Watercolor on canvas. 25x20 cm.
Installation view. Travesia Cuatro, Guadalajara.
Palabras Torpes, 2016. Pigmented porcelain. 35x18 cm
Palabras Torpes, 2016. Pigmented porcelain. 35x18 cm
Call Me Caitlyn, 2015. Kris, 2015. Ink on canvas mounted on acrylic frame. 21.5x16.5x3.5 cm.
Kris, 2015. Ink on canvas mounted on acrylic frame. 21.5x16.5x3.5 cm.
Secret affair, 2013. Performance (actor, poem’s book, red hoodie)
Secret affair, 2013. Performance (actor, poem’s book, red hoodie).
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DALLAS ART FAIR 2017 | TRAVESIA CUATRO

Travesía Cuatro is participating in Dallas Art Fair. April 7-9, 2017. Opening April 6. Artist: Jose Dávila, Jorge Méndez Blake, Gonzalo Lebrija, Gabriel Rosas Alemán y Elena del Rivero.

SALÓN ACME NO.5 2017, MEX | TRAVESIA CUATRO

Gabriel Rosas Alemán will present an individual project at the fifth edition of Salón Acme 2017. From February 9th – 12th, 2017, at General Prim 30, Colonia Juárez, Mexico City.

ZONA MACO 2017, MEXICO CITY | TRAVESIA CUATRO

Travesía Cuatro will take part in Zona MACO 2017 at booth B207. From February 8th to 12th, 2017. Artists: Jose Dávila, John Isaacs, Gonzalo Lebrija, Jorge Méndez Blake, Milena Muzquiz, Sara Ramo, Elena del Rivero and Gabriel Rosas Alemán.