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Adrian Villar Rojas

Born in 1980, in Rosario (Argentina)

 

Drawing from science-fiction, comic strips, grunge and classical culture, Adrián Villar Rojas creates gigantic sculptures and installations featuring the remains of a hybrid world.

As if fossilised in clay, his works take natural, human and robotic forms, bringing prehistory into contact with futurism. Born in 1980, Villar Rojas represented Argentina at the 2011 Venice Biennale.

Selected Bibliography

O'Brien, Sophie. Adrián Villar Rojas : today we reboot the planet : [exhibition, The Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, September 27-November 10, 2013]. London : Serpentine Gallery : Koenig Books, 2013.

Schaschl, Sabine ; Frey, Matheus ; Torti, Ariel... [et al.]. Films before revolution : Adrián Villar Rojas : [exhibition, Zurich Art Prize 2013, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, October 24, 2013-February 2, 2014.]. Zürich : Museim Haus Konstruktiv ; Berlin : The Green Box, 2013.

Moulène, Claire, « Futur antérieur », Les inrockuptibles, 06/11/2013, 2 p.

White, Celia, « Adrián Villar Rojas : Today We Reboot The Planet », studiointernational.com/index.php/marisa-merz-and-adrian-villar-rojas, [consulté le 29 octobre 2014], octobre 2013, 3 p.

Alonso, Rodrigo ; Pauls, Alan ; Villar Rojas, Adrián. El asesino de tu herencia = the murderer of your heritage : libro II = book II. [s.l.] : KBB (KülturBüro Barcelona / Buenos Aires), 2011. 

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