Raymundo Sesma

Raymundo Sesma. Mexican multidisciplinary artist, has lived and worked between Milan and Mexico since 1980. He teaches art seminars, has received numerous national and foreign scholarships and has held one hundred individual exhibitions. His exhibitions include: Meditative, 1989-2003, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City; Cause and Effect, Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City, 2004; Sviluppo un progetto di architettura sociale, Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, 2005; Rosso per una democrazia diretta IX, MyOwnGallery, Milan, 2006 and Expanded Field VII. Site-specific intervention, Balelatina, Basel, Switzerland, 2007. In 2008 she participated in the third international biennial of the artist’s book, Biblioteca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt; Expanded Field V and VI, Ollin Yoliztli Cultural Center, Mexico City, and Expanded Field XIX and XX, Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in the City of Puebla; in 2009, Expanded Field XXII, Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City, and in 2010 she exhibited Expanded Field XXVII at the Détournement Venice 2010, 2nd. edition, Certosa Islands, Venice and XXIX Expanded Field, Architecture Biennale, Venice, XXXII Expanded Field in Puebla, Mexico in 2011, 11th Havana Biennale, Cuba, 2012 among others. He was awarded the 2007 Honor Award by the American Institute of Architecture with his work Expanded Field VIII, held in the city of Albuquerque, New York, United States. S’s works are in collections such as: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris; The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Museum of Modern Art, Mexico and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon. He has participated twice in the International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale in 1986 and 1993. In 1995 he created Advento, A.C. with the concept of “social architecture”, whose aim is to develop a series of actions and objects related to society, contemporary art and design. In 2013 presented at the exhibition Noción Hábitat at the Luis Adelantado México Gallery. In 2014 the work acquired for the development of the work Alberto Rossini of Milan in Italy, the intervention on the site of the Fortune building in Mexico City, were invited to the Politecnico di Milano and the Riccardo Catella Foundation to participate with graphics in the Small Window, A Century of Gratacieli in Milan.