Jose Dávila's work is fueled by an interest in the relation between place and fiction, space and temporality as it pertains to architecture. His sculptures, photography, and installations have been featured in the books Cream 3 (Phaidon, 2003), 100 Latin American Artists (Exit, 2007), and Megastructures Reloaded (Hatje Cantz, 2008), and been exhibited at PS1, New York; Kunst-Werke, Berlin; San Diego Museum of Art; Reina Sofia, Madrid; Prague Biennale; Camden Arts Centre, London; The Musee d'Art Moderne de Saint Etienne Metropole; Fundazione Brogovico 33, Lake Como; IVAM, Valencia, and more. Dávila has been the recipient of support from the Andy Warhol Foundation, Kunst-Werke residency in Berlin, and the National Grant for young artists by the Mexican Arts Council (FONCA) in 2000. He is the director and co-founder of OPA, an artist-run space, in Guadalajara, Mexico where he currently resides and works.
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