Abraham Cruzvillegas (born 1968 in Mexico
, where he lives and works) works mainly with found objects: objects of everyday use, handicraft, packaging, musical instruments. He investigates the strategies of self-organisation in Latin American
cities, using the term “autoconstrucción.” He has a special interest in temporary architecture, amateur design, as well as independent social movements. The artist's works have been displayed at such spaces and shows as Tate Modern (London), Jack Tilton Gallery (NYC), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), DOCUMENTA 13 (Kassel), kurimanzutto (Mexico City), Museum of Contemporary Art (San Diego), New Museum (NYC), Regen Projects (Los Angeles), XXV Bienial de Sao Paulo, Foksal Gallery Foundation (Warsaw). He was a resident in DAAD in Berlin, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco and Cove Park in Scotland.