Rodrigo Hernández

* Mexico City, 1983


2013-2014 Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (NL)
2010-2012 Kunstakademie Karlsruhe (D), P. Silvia Bächli
2006-2010 La Esmeralda, Mexico City (MX)

Laurenz-Haus Stiftung Residency, Basel (CH) 2015-2016

Current | Soon

New Publication:
I am Nothing, published by Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite and Heidelberger Kunstverein | Order here

SALTS, Basel, CH (solo)
Opening: jun 14, 2018
jun 14 - aug 24, 2018
cur. by Samuel Leuenberger and Elise Lammer

Enchanted Bodies / Fetish for Freedom
GAMeC – Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, IT
jun 7 - jul 7, 2017
curated by Bernardo Mosqueira

(with Rita Ponce de León)
P420, Bologna, IT
nov 25, 2017 - jan 20, 2018

Madragoa hosted by Sadie Coles HQ, London
jan 13 - feb 20, 2018

The Lulennial II: A Low-Hanging Fruit
Lulú, Mexico D.F.
feb 6 – abr 1, 2018
cur. by Andrew Berardini and Chris Sharp

J'aime Eva
ChertLüdde, Berlin
Opening: sep 15, 2017

20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil
Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo, BR
oct, 2017 - jan, 2018

ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, D
nov 4 - feb 18, 2017

Galeria Madragoa, Lisbon
may 16 - sep 9, 2017

Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
Opening: Jun 21, 2017
cur. Lilou Vidal

Mendes Wood DM, Brussels
Opening: Apr 18, 2017
Cur. Fernanda Brenner

Illusion and Revelation
From the collection of the Bonnefantenmuseum
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL
dec 26, 2016 - nov 27, 2017

Ghosting of beings and worlds
Grey Noise, Dubai, UAE
may 22 - jul 31, 2017

Pilger Mills
Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nürnberg, D
Opening: sep 8, 2017
Cur. Simone Neuenschwander


Jade Bi
Galeria Madragoa, Lisbon
jan 28 – mar 11, 2017
Cur. Sara De Chiara
Texts by Gianluigi Ricuperati

An ear, severed, listens
ChertLüdde, Berlin
feb 18 - apr 8, 2017

Irremediablemente Cotidiano
Diablorosso, Panama
Opening: mar 15, 2017

S2: Independence Day II
Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL
mar 23 - may 20, 2017 2017
Cur. Oriane Durand & Line Ebert

The Shakiest of Things (solo)
Kim?, Riga
mar 24 - may 7, 2017
Cur. Zane Onckule

The Finger That Shows the Moon Never Moons
Dan Gunn, Berlin
22 April - 24 Jun, 2017
Cur. Övül Durmusoglu

I am nothing (solo)
Heidelberger Kunstverein
sep 17, 2016 - nov 20, 2016
Cur. Susanne Weiss

What's The Riddle
Pi Artworks, London
Cur. Övül Durmusoglu
oct 10 - nov 11, 2016

Hyperconected - 5th Moscow Bienal for Young Art
Moscow Museum of Modern Art
Cur. João Laia
jun - sep, 2016

Um die Ecke denken
Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich
The museum collection on display
jun 2 - sep 4, 2016

As if a foreign country
Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
cur. Chris Sharp
Opening sep 8, 2016

Bienal Femsa Monterrey
Monterrey, Mexico
cur. Willy Kautz
oct 2016 - jan 2017

Queer Thoughts, New York
jun 29 – jul 31, 2016

Group show
Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles
june 25 - july 30, 2016

Fluent, Santander, ES
jul 15 - aug 15, 2016
cur. Alex Alonso Díaz

Every forest madly in love with the moon has a highway crossing it from one side to the other (solo)
kurimanzutto, Mexico City
cur. Chris Sharp
feb 6 - mar 19, 2016

Jungs, hier kommt der Masterplan
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (CH)
nov 26, 2015 – jan 1, 2016

Che il vero possa confutare il falso
Siena (IT)
25 jun -16 oct 2016
AGIVERONA Collection, cur. Luigi Fassi, Alberto Salvadori

Frigoriferi Milanesi, Milan (IT)
A project curated by P420 Bologna, SpazioA, Pistoia & Monitor, Rome
Opening: abr 7, 2016

Leaping over a bush to surprise a quail
Chert, Berlin (D)
feb 01 - 29, 2016

Sem saber quando virá o amanhecer
Galeria Silvia Cintra, Rio de Janeiro (BR)
cur. Luiza Teixeira de Freitas
feb 18 - mar 19, 2016

El que camina al lado
Galeria Travesia Cuatro, Madrid (ES)
cur. Luiza Teixeira de Freitas & Claudia Segura
feb 26, 2016

Jerusalem Show 2016 - Before and After Origins
Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem (IL)
oct 6–22, 2016

Las Aves / The Birds
Nixon, Mexico City
cur. Daniel Garza Usabiaga
02 feb - 31 mar, 2016

with Andrés Nuño de Buen
T66, Freiburg (D)
Opening 10 Jan 2016
Cur. Leon Hösl

RU Residency Unlimited, New York
Supported by Atelier Mondial, Christoph Merian Stiftung, Basel

ArtReview 'Future Greats' issue, selected by Chris Sharp

Mousse Magazine: "The Future is Here", a Basel Journal curated by Chus Martínez

El pequeño centro (solo)
Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City (MX)
Opening Oct 29, 2015

Human Instincts - Les Urbaines 2015
Espace Arlaud, Lausanne (CH)
Opening 4 Dec 2015
Cur. Samuel Leuenberger

Kunstraum Riehen, Riehen-Basel (CH)
Opening Oct 2, 2015
With Rafael Hefti, Michael Pfrommer, Mandla Reuter and Hannah Weinberger

Como fantasmas que vienen de las sombras...
ESPAC, Mexico City (MX)
Oct 2015
Cur. Juan Caloca and Andrés Villalobos
With Maj Britt Jensen, Cristian Camacho, Manuel Solano, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Andrés Villalobos, Emiliano Rocha, Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba, José Luis Sánchez Rull, Andrés García Riley, Jazael Olguín, Esteban Alderete, Mauricio Marcín, Ramiro Chaves, Cinthya Gutierrez, Jonathan Miralda, Rita Ponce de León, Carolina Esparragoza

Parallel /// Oaxaca at Supplement Gallery, London
July 18 - August 1st, 2015
Cur. by Oliver Martínez Kandt
With Kate Newby, Tania Pérez Córdova and Reto Pulfer

P420 Arte Contemporanea, Bologna (IT)
Opening June 4, 2015
Cur. by Chris Sharp
With Kate Newby and Clare Grill

Höhenluft: Let's come together
Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe, Ettlingen (D)
Opening Mai 8, 2015


Residency at the Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (NL)

What is the moon? (solo)
Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht (NL)
27 Sep 2014 - 11 Jan 2015

* A publication from BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE, designed by Santiago da Silva appears on occasion of the exhibition. It includes texts, images and contributions from Paula van den Bosch, Abraham Cruzvillegas, René Daniëls, Olivia Dunbar, Daniel Garza Usabiaga, Thomas Geiger, Kenya Hara, René Magritte, Haruki Murakami, Ana Navas, Rita Ponce de León, Emiliano Valdés, Taocheng Wang.

The School of Nature and Principle
Elizabeth Foundation of the Arts, New York (US)
Opening April 10, 2015
Cur. by Emiliano Valdés
With Javier Barrios, Tyler Coburn, Regina Galindo, Rodrigo Hernández, Federico Herrero, Akira Ikezoe, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Chosil Kil, Catalina León, Gabriel Lester, Yu-Hsien Su

Six Positions in Painting
Galerie Bernhard, Zürich (CH)
Opening March 6, 2015
Cur. by Fabian Schöneich and Samuel Leuenberger
With Nel Aerts, Magnus Andersen, Leon Eiserman, Rodrigo Hernández, Francisco Sierra, Emily Mae Smith

Adam and Eve and the Devil
Marres, House for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht (NL)
Opening March 11, 2015
Cur. by Ardi Poels
With Charbel-joseph H. Boutros, stanley brouwn, David Claerbout, István Csákány, Dario D’Aronco, Thomas Grünfeld, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Rodrigo Hernández, Sofia Hultén, William Hunt, Alicja Kwade, Wolfgang Laib, unknown medieval masters, Astrid Mingels, Carlo Mollino, Christopher Orr, Thomas Ruff, Stéphanie Saadé, Anri Sala, Oscar Santillan, Gregor Schneider

Bienal de las Fronteras
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Tamaulipas (MX)

Go, gentle scorpio
Parallel Oaxaca (solo)
Oaxaca (MX)
Opening 19 Dec, 2014
Cur. by Oliver Martínez-Kandt

Grant of the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg 2014

Derechos Reservados
CalCo 2014 - Cali Contemporáneo, Cali (CO)
Opening 10 Sep 2014

A Special Arrow Was Shot In The Neck…
Cur. by Vivian Ziherl and Natasha Ginwala
A series of drawings in collaboration with Rachel O'Reilly and PA/LA/CE (Valle Medina and Benjamin Reynolds)
David Roberts Art Foundation, London (UK)
13 Jun - 2 Aug, 2014

Sometimes something happens
Galerie Fons Welters
Amsterdam (NL)
Cur. by Arnisa Zeqo & Laurie Cluitmans
15 March - 12 April, 2014

Autodestrucción4: Demolición
A contribution to Abraham Cruzvillegas' exhibition
Thomas Dane Gallery, London (UK)
Apr 2 - May 24, 2014

Mark Pezinger works both ways - From Performance to Publication
Centre de Documentation FRAC Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Marseille (F)
15 March – 5 May, 2014

Grant for Young Creators 2013-2014, FONCA - National Fund of the Arts (MX)

Kunsthaus Baselland, Mutenz/Basel (CH)
April 11 - 4 May, 2014

Moules, Oeufs, Frites
The Ridder, Maastricht (NL)
With Charbel-Joseph H. Boutros, Marcel Broodthaers, Thomas Grünfeld, Sofia Hultén, William Hunt, Rodrigo Hernández, David Jablonowski, Astrid Mingels, Oscar Santillan and Gregor Schneider
Mar - Jun 2014

Roving Room
Habersham Mills, Demorest, Georgia, USA
May 16 - July 22, 2014
Cur. by Cori Williams and Kelly Kaczysnki

A Sense of Possibility (solo)
Weingrüll, Karlsruhe (D)
Cur. by Roos Gortzak
Dec 7, 2013 - Jan 11, 2014

Stipendium der Graduiertenförderung des Landes Baden-Württemberg 2013 (D)

Van Eyck Open Studios
Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (NL)
Feb 19-21, 2014
A publication designed by Astrid Seme will be produced on the occasion of the exhibition

NO SPACE, Mexico City (MX)
Cur. by Gabriel Rosas Alemán
Opening: 9 feb 2014

Gegenklänge: When Sound Interferes with the Visual
Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen (D)
Artistic direction: Dr. Ingrid Burgbacher-Krupka
Nov 16 2013 - Jan 12 2014

Jenseits des Rahmens
Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg (D)
Curated by Caroline Käding and Jennifer Trauschke
Nov 28, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014

The Karlsruhe Connection and other Stories - Regionale 14
Kunstraum Riehen, Riehen/Basel (CH)
Nov 28, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014

left eye right eye
V8, Karlsruhe (D)
Organized with Ana Navas and Rita Ponce de León
A publication designed by Dongyoung Lee and produced at the Charles Nypels Lab of the Jan Van Eyck Academie appears on the occasion of the exhibition. Please find it here
Nov 22 - 26, 2013

The Magic Hour
The Ridder, Maastricht (NL)
Sep 2013 - Jan 2014

Six Memos for the Next...
Magazin 4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz (A)
Curated by Jörg van den Berg and Wolfgang Fetz
with Sandra Böschenstein, Barbara Köhler,
Tilo Schulz and Schirin Kretschmann
Mar - Oct, 2013

I want to become Tarzan before Sunset
Exhibition and release of the catalogue About Mark Pezinger
Pioneer Works, New York (USA)
sep 18 - 29, 2013