Iván Buenader

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Iván Buenader

Iván Buenader (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1972) lives and works between Mexico City and Alicante. Graduated in Information Systems Analysis, with honors (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Ingeniería). 
Wrote 8 novels (‘Lo negaré todo’, ‘La desmesura’) and 6 poetry books (‘Poemas para leer bien pedo’; ‘Elusivo’).
Makes photography, video and performance (Teatro de Puebla; FIL de Guadalajara; Centro Cultural España en México; Hotel Fiesta Inn Centro Histórico; Mexican-American Cultural Center; Long Center for the Performing Arts; MACO 2005).  
He realized interdisciplinary projects such as CFW Poet Agency (in which more than 60 artists participated and was presented in 9 different spaces).
Solo exhibitions: Brain Clouds (SometimeStudio, Paris) 2017, Monochromatic Fantasy (Lizieres, Epaux-Bezu), A house full of boxes is a place full of secrets (CentralTrak art residency, Dallas TX) 2015, Face down over the sun (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Aguascalientes, México) 2014
Group shows: Machemoodus (La 77, CD.México), In the lobby (Liliana Bloch, Dallas TX), Les sentiers de la création (Galerie du Lycée Jean de La Fontaine, Château-Thierry, Francia) 2016, Fundación AAMI 2015 (Mexico City), Tell me what you think of me (Texas State University Galleries) 2015, Then/Now/Next, (Gladstone Hotel, Toronto), Memorias Flotantes (WhiteSpider Project) 2014, Arquetipos Imaginarios (Callejón del 57), Ser o no Sur (Museo José Luis Cuevas, Museo de la Ciudad de Querétaro, Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez), Argenmex (Centro Bella Época), Herencia (MACA Alicante, Hospicio Cabaña, GACX Xalapa, La Esmeralda, Art Careyes, Lakeeren Mumbai, Claustro Sor Juana, among others), Transitios (Changarrito group show, Artpace, San Antonio TX) 2013; Maletas Migrantes (Museo Memoria y Tolerancia, DF; Museo David J. Guzmán, El Salvador; European Foundation Centre Philanthropy House, Bruselas; CECUT, Tijuana; New Americans Museum, San Diego CA), Codo a Codo (Universidad Iberoamericana), En mi ser eterno (La 77), México; Timeline Project, Chicago; 2012; Bienal Internacional de Estandartes, Tijuana 2010, Bienal Internacional de Poesía Visual, México 2009; Close UP, México 2007; Correo Doméstico, Galerie Nod, Praga 2007; Half Mast, Haydee Rovirosa, NYC 2007, Interregno, Art&Idea, México 2006; Harto Espacio, Montevideo, 2004.
Artist residencies: Montalvo Arts Center (Saratoga, CA), 2016; CentralTrak (Univ. Texas en Dallas), 2015; Lizieres (Paris), 2015; What about art? (Mumbai, India), 2013
Publications: in poetry collections: La oscuridad que late al fondo; Movimiento pendular simple; Chilango-Andaluz; Cardo 5 años. in magazines: (Nierika -art magazine from Universidad Iberoamericana-, Gaceta del FCE, Oxid Berlín, Fiesta de Carboneras, Las Europas, El varapalo, Urban Magazine, Lejos de la Patria, Conceptual) and art books (Operation manual, compiled by Ricardo Rendón, published by La Colección Jumex. in books: Windgallen (María García Ibáñez), Operations manual, essay for Ricardo Rendón, Fundación La Colección Jumex; Lo negaré todo, Letritas del Changarrito editorial; Magnificent Warning, published by Rubin Center for the Visual Arts.
Other experience: He gave experimental poetry workshops (Centro Cultural España Córdoba, FIL de Minería) and was an invited artist by ENPEG La Esmeralda, México DF. He writes about contemporary visual artists’ work and makes exhibition texts (Máximo González, Rafael Uriegas, Alan Vargas, Marina Sábato, María García Ibáñez, Gabriela Bettini, Víctor del Palacio Castellanos, Proyecto Changarrito, Carlos Santos).
Attended creative writing workshops with Raquel Olvera, Raúl Renán and Pedro Pablo Martínez.
Participated of cultural radio programs : Amplitud Urbana with Daniel González Marín, Tu Voz Radio, ArteGalia, Alicante, con Lidya Na, and contributed with text for the theater play “Online, amor al primer bit” by María Villalonga.
Organized and participated of readings and book presentations: Centro Cultural España (in Buenos Aires, Córdoba, and Mexico City), FIL Minería, FIL de Guadalajara, CERESO (Puebla jailhouse), El Sótano bookshop, Claustro Sor Juana, FIL Oaxaca, Museo Universitario del Chopo.
Talks and conferences on his work: German School Alexander von Humboldt, Mexico City, 2016; Fundación Pedro Meyer, Mexico City, 2015; Guest artista workshop, La Esmeralda, 2015; NUIT Talks, Toronto, 2014; among others.
Works in the coordination of Changarrito Project (www.proyectochangarrito.blogspot.com) and Máximo González’s artist studio (www.maximogonzalez.info).
His blog -10 years of work, with 2,870 posts- is: www.lonegaretodo.blogspot.com His web page: www.ivanbuenader.wordpress.com