Marcos Ramírez ERRE, works in a constantly evolving lexicon of formats and media to explore the role of history, communication, economics, and militarism in the development of cultural stereotypes, and those stereotypes’ subsequent role in border control policies and conflicts.
Ramírez was born in Tijuana, Mexico, in 1961. He received his law degree from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Mexico. The artist has had solo exhibitions at EDS Galeria, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico (2006); University of Texas, El Paso, TX (2005); and Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA (1999). Ramírez’s work has been included in We Are Your Future, Second Moscow Biennial, Moscow, Russia (2007); VI and VII Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba (1998, 2000), The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2000); and inSITE, San Diego, CA, and Tijuana, Mexico (1994,97).