Alejandro Cesarco (b. 1975, Montevideo, Uruguay) lives and works in New York.
Recent solo exhibitions include Prescribe the Symptom, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, 2015; Loyalties and Betrayals, Murray Guy, New York, 2015; Secondary Revision, Frac Île-de-France/Le Plateau, Paris, 2013; A Portrait, a Story, and an Ending, Kunsthalle Zürich, 2013; Alejandro Cesarco, mumok, Vienna, 2012; A Common Ground, Uruguayan Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennial, 2011; One without the Other, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, 2011; and Present Memory, Tate Modern, London, 2010.
Group exhibitions include Under the Same Sun, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2014; Tell It to My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, 2013; and The Imminence of Poetics, 30th Bienal de São Paulo, 2012.
In 2011, Cesarco was the recipient of the Baloise Art Prize at Art 42 Basel, for his installation The Streets Were Dark with Something More than Night or The Closer I Get to the End the More I Rewrite the Beginning. These exhibitions addressed, through different formats and strategies, his recurrent interests in repetition, narrative, and the practices of reading and translating. Cesarco is Director of the non-profit arts organisation Art Resources Transfer in New York.