Marcos Ramirez "Erre" |
(b. Tijuana, Mexico)
Marcos graduated with a bachelor's degree in law from the University of Baja California in 1982. He began working in the field of visual arts in 1989, and since then has taken part in art exhibitions in Mexico, United States, France, Spain, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Russia.
His most significant international work includes InSite '94, InSite '97, the Sixth and Seventh Havanna Biennials, the Whitney Museum Biennial in 2000, the San Juan Puerto Rico and Caribbean Polygraphic Triennial, the Sao Paulo-Valencia Biennial, and the Second Moscow Biennial. He has also taken part in Made in California, México Iluminado, From Baja to Vancouver, Política de la Diferencia/Arte iberoamericano de fin de siglo (the Politics of Difference/ End of Century Ibero-American Art) and ECO: Arte Contemporí¡neo Mexicano en el Centro de Arte Museo Reina Sofía (ECHO: Contemporary Mexican Art at the Reina Sofía Art Center Museum), among others.
He has taught at the Art School of the University of California at San Diego and at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California, and has given talks and conferences in many cultural institutions in different countries.
He is currently designing a program of exhibitions for Estación Tijuana, a non-profit alternative space in the Tijuana/San Diego area, focusing on Art, Architecture, Urbanism and Popular Culture.
Artist and educator Felipe Zúñiga González interviews ERRE at Estación Tijuana