Makeshift: Carlos Amorales, Vanessa Beecroft, Gillian Wearing

Makeshift: Carlos Amorales, Vanessa Beecroft, Gillian Wearing

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About Makeshift: Carlos Amorales, Vanessa Beecroft, Gillian Wearing

Carlos Amorales was born in 1970 in Mexico and currently resides in Amsterdam. His work in performance and video has been included in solo and group shows in Europe and Mexico, including Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland; Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and the Museo de Arte Carillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico. In 2000, his work will be included in inSITE Tijuana/San Diego and the exhibition, Let’s Entertain, at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.

Vanessa Beecroft was born in 1969 in Italy and currently lives and works in New York. She has orchestrated her signature performances at venues internationally, including the Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, CA; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia; and the Moderna Musset, Stockholm, Sweden. Her work was included in the SITE Santa Fe Biennial Exhibition (1997) and the 1997 Venice Biennial.

Gillian Wearing, born in 1963 in Birmingham, England, lives and works in London. Her video and photographic work has been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Europe and the U.S., including the 1995 Venice Biennial, Italy; Brilliant! New Art from London, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; and Sensation, currently at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY. In 1997 she was awarded the prestigious Turner Prize from the Tate Gallery in London.