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2015

HEXAGONS
Installation

CSIC Headquarters/ Sede Central CSIC,
Madrid

DRAWING SECRETS
Relational Art + Drawings

Lisboa & Azores (Portugal)
Cuenca & Málaga (Spain)
Washington & New York (USA)

TRUST ME
Lecture by philosopher John Rapko on Gema Álava's work.

Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

GEMA ÁLAVA
Included in "ARTISTS" by Jason Schmidt,
New York, NY

TELL ME A SECRET
Relational Art

New York, NY

EL CORTE DE PELO DEL VERDUGO
Essay

Arte y Moda. Editorial Pigmalión.
Presentation at Museo del Traje,
Madrid

Relational Art
Gestiona Radio
Madrid

2014

TRUST ME: E/R
Art project with Ilya Noé

Month of Performance Art
Berlin, Germany

TELL ME THE TRUTH 2008-2013
Book Presentation

Instituto Cervantes, New York

TELL ME & SILENCES
Individual Exhibition
Installation/Drawings

AC Institute, New York City

TELL ME A SECRET with Josué Moreno
Participatory Conversation + Sound composition

AC Institute
New York City

GEMA ALAVA & ILYA NOE
Interactive Conversation

Month of Performance Art
Berlin, Germany

TELL ME A SECRET
Presentation of Workshop

Encuentro sobre Arte y Pedagogia
FESTIVAL DE ARTE AL SUR DEL SUR
Quito, Ecuador

TRUST ME: TRUST US
Interactive Performance

United Nations Headquarters
New York City

TELL ME THE TRUTH & SILENCIOS
Photographs + Drawings

PINTA ART FAIR/Twin Gallery
London, England

TELL ME A LIE
Installation

Robert Walker Book
Oxford University Press
London, England

TELL ME O CÓMO PERDER EL MIEDO EN UN MUSEO
Essay by Álava

FronteraD Anthology 2009-2014
Spanish Edition
Madrid, Spain

2013

TELL ME THE TRUTH
Individual Exhibition. Photography.

Twin Gallery, Madrid

TELL ME THE TRUTH 2008-2013
Publication. Art Project

Twin Gallery, Madrid

THE BROKEN THREAD
Site Specific Installation

International textile Show
Art Factory, Paterson, NJ

NETS
Installation and Performance

United Nations Headquarters
New York

SILENCIOS 2008-2012
Gema Alava Studio

New York City

THE ORACLE: TELL ME A SECRET
Visual and Sound Interactive Installation
La Casa del Lector, Matadero, Madrid

2012

CIRCLE OF HOPE&PEACE: 2012
Collective Installation
United Nations Headquarters,
New York City

PRESENCE:NET
Interactive Visual and Sound Installation
Sound In, Estampa, Madrid

TELL ME A STORY: 2012
Video Projection
O+ Art Festival
Kigston, New York

FRAME:NET
Ephemeral Installation
INTERVENTIONS, curated by Isidro Blasco
Philadelphia

FIND MY FUTURE
Interactive Performance
AiOP, Art in Odd Places Festival,
New York City

CYCLE
Performance in collaboration with Jessica Higgins
SWITCH, Intermedia Television, New York City

TRUST ME: TELL ME A SECRET,2012
At a major contemporary art fair

New York, NY

2011

THE ORACLE: TELL ME A SECRET
Visual and Sound interactive installation

ESTAMPA, Sound In
Madrid

HERE AND THERE
Installation

Lehman College Art Gallery
New York

HERE AND THERE
Performance

Lehman College Art Gallery
New York

FIND US
Action

City of Madrid and Utopic Gallery
Madrid

TRUST ME
Presentation

United Nations Headquarters
New York

2010

TRUST ME
An Art Project

At two Major Art Museums
New York, NY

TRUST ME PRESENTATION
Instituto Cervantes
New York, NY

TRUST ME: NEW LIFE
Manifesta 8 The European Biennial of Contemporary Art
Murcia, Spain


CIRCLE OF HEARTS
Margulies Collection at the Warehouse
Miami, FL

TELL THE TRUTH
Solo Show
John Jay College Gallery
The University of New York, NY

TELL ME A STORY III
Space 57
New York, NY

TRUST ME 1019
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY

TELL ME A STORY I, II, III
Solo Show
The Malcom X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial,
Educational and Cultural Center
New York, NY

2009

CIRCLE OF HOPE
Margulies Collection at the Warehouse

FIND ME PRESENTATION
Cue Art Foundation, New York

FIND ME
An Art Project
New York City and Tenderloin District of San Francisco.
CUE Art Foundation,
New York

TELL ME
An Art Project
In a Major Art Museum
New York, NY

TELL ME A STORY I, II, III
United Nations,
New York, NY

TENSIONS
Mumford Fine Arts, London 

TELL ME A LIE
Cervantes Institute,
New York

2008

White Net and Black Net
The Bolles School, Florida

Small White Fans
RED DOT: Art Fair, New York, NY

White Fans
FORM: Art & Design Art Fair, London

Spanish Fans
New York, NY

Tell Me the Truth
Messineo Art Projects - Wyman Contemporary, New York, NY


A Dialogue
With the generous collaboration of Cai Guo-Qiang. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Four Nails, 2008

Nets
The Bolles School, Jacksonville, Florida

2007

Almost There

Almost There
The Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

Almost There

Tell Me a Lie
Sacco Gallery, Miami, Florida

Aferro Net & Broken Net

Aferro Net
Aferro Gallery, New Jersey

Aferro Net & Broken Net

Broken Net
Aferro Gallery, New Jersey

Tu Dedo en Mi Espalda (Your Finger on My Back)

Tu Dedo en Mi Espalda

Tu Dedo en Mi Espalda (Your Finger on My Back)

List of Things to Forget
Aferro Gallery, Newark, New Jersey

Tu Dedo en Mi Espalda (Your Finger on My Back)

Unveiled
Victory Hall--Center for Contemporary Art, Jersey City, NJ

2006

Hay ropa tendida

Hay Ropa Tendida
Centro Juan Carlos I, New York University, NY

Tell Me a Story
Private Collection, NYC.FORM art and design art fair, Miami, Sacco Gallery

Silence 75
Centro Juan Carlos I, New York University, NY

Studies for Almost Invisible

Studies
Centro Juan Carlos I, New York University, NY

Ovalo

Ovalo
C-Wow Gallery, Jersey City, NJ


Ropa Tendida
Private Collection, California

2003

Fe's Patterns
The Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

Tightrope Walkers
Lance Fung Gallery, Bronx Museum of the Arts New York

Struggling
Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, New Jersey

Pared
The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2002

Land of No One
Lance Fung Gallery, New York, NY

The Silence of the Sirens Lance Fung Gallery, New York, NY

Péndulo en Equilibrio
Lance Fung Gallery, New York, NY


@Gema Alava, 2008