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SOLO EXHIBITION by Gema Alava at AC Institute, Chelsea, New York City. March 13 - May 10, 2014

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GEMA ALAVA at the Month of Performance Art 4th Edition, Berlin, Germany. MAY, 2014

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Poet LUIS H. FRANCIA discusses with curator MIDORI YAMAMURA the sound composition The Oracle: Tell Me a Secret (2010) by composer JOSUE MORENO and artist GEMA ALAVA. New York City. THURSDAY MAY 1, 2014, 7pm. Please RSVP.

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Art historian STEPHANIE JEANJEAN will discuss her essay "Private and Public Politics of Truth," which is included in Alava's book "Tell Me the Truth 2008-2013" On this occasion the notebook from Alava's project "Tell Me" will be shared with the public for the first time. New York City. THURSDAY APRIL 3, 2014, 6PM. Please RSVP.

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GEMA ALAVA's essay "El corte de pelo del Verdugo" included in the book "La moda en el cine" by David Felipe Arranz, Pigmalion Edypo Editorial. Premiere in Madrid, Spain, APRIL 2014

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GEMA ALAVA's text "Tell Me" published in Centerpoint Now

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BOOK LAUNCH at INSTITUTO CERVANTES, New York City. February 10, 2014

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TODAS LAS VERDADES. Gema Álava presenta Dime la Verdad en Twin Gallery Por E. Vasconcelos. El Mundo. Cultura 10/29/2013

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GEMA ALAVA SIGUE TENSANDO CON SUTILEZA EL ALAMBRE SOBRE EL QUE AVANZA EN LA OSCURIDAD. Por Alfonso Armada, ABC, October 25, 2013.

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To Eradicate Poverty, Utilize ´Thread of Conversations,´ Says UN Artist Inside the United Nations: MediaGoblal News 10/23/2013

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First Solo Show of Gema Alava in her home-country Spain on the occasion of her project-publication TELL ME THE TRUTH 2008-2013, at TWIN GALLERY

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Primera exposición individual de Gema Alava en España con ocasión de su proyecto-publicación DIME LA VERDAD 2008-2013, en TWIN GALLERY
Presentation of the Publication by Gema Alava TELL ME THE TRUTH 2008-2013 at TWIN GALLERY

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Presentation of NETS at the United Nations on the occasion of the International Day of the Eradication of Poverty. October 17th, 2013

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"TELL ME by Gema Alava: Intimate conversations lead by an artist inside the Museum of Modern Art," Centerpoint Now, Spring 2013

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ARTICLE. "Obras de Arte escondidas en Madrid" by Mario Suarez. El País, March 13, 2013

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EXHIBITION. FIND US by Gema Álava at Utopic Gallery, Madrid, Spain. March, 2013

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ARTIST TALK: Gema Alava at the SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, New York City. February 26, 2013

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WORKSHOP by Gema Alava at La Casa del Lector: "¿Mensajes Públicos o Privados? MATADERO, Madrid, February 16, 2013

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ARTICLE. "Las Razones Equivocadas" by Agustín Alonso. El Gentifricador. RTVE.es. January 24, 2013

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ARTICLE. "El Hilo de Ariadna" by Diego Mayoral, Esfera Crítica, January 15, 2013

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ARTIST TALK: Gema Alava at PRATT INSTITUTE, New York City. January 13, 2013

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GALLERY CONVERSATION by Gema Alava at MoMA, THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART: "Contemporary Galleries: 1980-Now." New York, December 14, 2012, 1:30PM

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ESSAY "NEW YORK: AFTER SANDY" by Gema Alava. Photos by Arne Svenson, Chris Cobb and Gema Alava. Fronterad, November 19, 2012
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>> ENGLISH (ONLY TEXT)

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PRESENCE:NET by Gema Alava & Josue Moreno at TWIN GALLERY, Madrid. October 2012

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EXHIBITION: "INTERVENTIONS" Curated by Isidro Blasco, Philadelphia. October 2012

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GEMA ALAVA STUDIO IN ESTAMPA, Matadero Madrid. October 2012

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CONFERENCE by Gema Alava. UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCTICA. Escuela Superior de Arquitectura. Madrid, October 19, 2012

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EXHIBITION: EL HILO DE ARIADNA curated by Francisco Jarauta. La Casa del Lector. Matadero, Madrid. October 17, 2012

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ART PROJECT by Gema Alava at the UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS with the Occasion of the International Day of the Eradication of Poverty. ECOSOC Chamber, North Lawn Building, UN. October 17, 2012

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FIND MY FUTURE by Gema Alava at the Art In Odd Places Festival, New York City. October 2012

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BILINGUAL READING BY Gema Alava at the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York. September 2012

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GEMA ALAVA is appointed CULTURAL ADVISER of THE WORLD COUNCIL OF PEOPLES FOR THE UNITED NATIONS (WCPUN)

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EXHIBITION EL HILO DE ARIADNA, featuring artwork by Gema Álava, Theo Angelopoulos, Eugeni Bonet, Jorge Luis Borges, Constant, Julio Cortázar, Rosó Cusó, Daniel García Andújar, Adolph Gottlieb, Ramon Llull, Josué Moreno, Robert Morris, Antoni Muntadas, Jaume Plensa, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Charles Sandison, Robert Smithson e Imogen Stidworthy. Curated by Francisco Jarauta. Casa del Lector, Madrid, Spain. October 2012 - March 27, 2013

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PERFORMANCE by Gema Alava selected for the Art Festival in New York City: Art in Odd Places: Model. OCTOBER 5-15, 2012.

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GEMA ALAVA's Project TRUST ME: TELL ME A SECRET takes place during MAY 2012 in an Art Fair in New York City.
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TELEVISION. Gema Álava/Jessica Higgins. SWITCH, Intermedia Television. Experimental Art and Perfromance Television. MAY 2012.

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LECTURE "Conversations with Artists: Gema Alava." Suny Rockland Community College, New York. May 4, 2012

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Tell Me the Truth: Tension No. 4 at The Bronx Museum 40th Gala 2012. New York City. March 2012

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Performance Here and There by Gema Alava REVIEWED by David Pierce of Surface Design Journal. "New York Fiber in the 21st Century at the Lehman College Art Gallery." Jan. 2012

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INTERVIEW RADIO 3, Gema Alava en Contenedores de Arte, Programa Siglo XXI, RTVE. Jan. 2012
>>ESCUCHAR/LISTEN TO: Minutos/Minutes 40-46 of the program

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Art Project FIND US by Gema Alava REVIEWED by Anna Grau. Publicado en/ Published in Cuarto Poder. Dec 2011.

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INTERVIEW to Gema Alava by Victoria Arrivas. Publicado en/Published in Plataforma de Arte Contemporaneo. Nov. 2011

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VIDEO por/by Manu Marpel on "The Oracle: Tell Me a Secret" an interactive visual and sound installation by Gema Alava and Josue Moreno premiered at the Art Fair ESTAMPA, Madrid. Oct. 2011
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Installation "The Oracle: Tell Me a Secret" by Gema Alava and Josue Moreno REVIEWED by Vicky Arrivas. Publicado en/Published in Plataforma de Arte Contemporaneo.

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ARTÍCULO por/by Carol Lopez. Publicado en On Madrid/ EL PAIS. Oct. 2011
>>LEER: "Conectado: Gema Alava"

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ARTÍCULO por/by Gema Álava. Publicado en FronteraD. Sept. 2011
>>LEER: “TELL ME o cómo perder el miedo dentro de un museo”

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ARTÍCULO por/by ANNA GRAU para ABC. May 2011
>>LEER: “Gema Álava: Me fascina la gente que cree que no entiende de arte”

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OPEN CALL by Gema Alava via Utopic Gallery to participate in FIND US 2012

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Gema Alava INTERVIEWED by Felipe Arranz. Programa cultural El Marcapáginas, Radio Inter. July 15, 2011

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TRUST ME at the UNITED NATIONS Headquarters in New York City on the occasion of the release of the 2011 edition of Centerpoint Now, a publication of the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations. June 9, 2011.

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Gema Alava nominated for USA Projects

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Gema Alava is nominated for and awarded a 2011 PETER S. REED FELLOWSHIP

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ROUNDTABLE “Fiber Arts in the XXI Century” at the Lehman College Art Gallery, New York. Moderated by Margaret Cusack. Participants: Gema Alava, Michael Cummings, and Arlé Sklar-Weinstein. April 28, 2011

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TELEVISION SEGMENT ON TRUST ME. INTERVIEW. NY1 NOTICIAS. Oct 2010

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TELEVISION SEGMENT. TRUST ME BY GEMA ALAVA. NCI NOTICIAS. Nov 2010

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TRUST ME IN MANIFESTA 8, THE EUROPEAN BIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART. 2010

>> REVIEW by Nieves Soriano, Nov 2010
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>>TEXT by Gema Alava published by
Riksutställningar Swedish Travelling Exhibitions. Dec 2010

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>>EUROPA PRESS, 2010

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INTERVIEW to Gema Alava by Iberarte/ENTREVISTA Oct 2010

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ARTICLE "GEMA ALAVA: BRAVE NEW WORLD"BY JONATHAN GOODMAN. PUBLISHED BY FRONTERAD, 2010.

>> LEER "GEMA ALAVA: UN MUNDO ATREVIDO" (with images)
>> READ "GEMA ALAVA: BRAVE NEW WORLD" (without images)

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TELEVISION SEGMENT ON GEMA ALAVA. INTERVIEW. TVE 2010.

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PRESENTATION OF ART PROJECT TRUST ME ON OCTOBER 15, 2010, 6PM at the CERVANTES INSTITUTE, NEW YORK, NY. Participants of TRUST ME will be present.

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PREMIERE OF PERFORMANCE AND INSTALLATION "CIRCLE OF HEARTS" AT THE ART HAPPENING AND BENEFIT EVENT FOR LOTUS HOUSE HOSTED AT THE MARGULIES COLLECTION AT THE WAREHOUSE, MIAMI, FLORIDA. OCTOBER 2010. http://www.margulieswarehouse.com

>> TELEVISION. PLUM TV
>> ARTICLE. The Miami Herald
>> ARTICLE. The Miami Times

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SOLO SHOW. "GEMA ALAVA: TELL ME THE TRUTH." NEW YORK CITY. UPCOMING FALL 2010

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TRUST ME, An Art Project by Gema Alava documented by Jason Schmidt with the participation of Ellen Fisher, Mayrav Fisher, Jonathan Goodman, Jessica Higgins, Erika Kawalek, Erika Knerr, Alison Knowles, Ferran Martin, J. Morrison, Gordon Sasaki and J. G. Zimmerman,
TOOK PLACE ON MAY 14, 2010, AT TWO ART MUSEUMS IN NEW YORK CITY.
http://wiki.artistorganizedart.org/index.php/Talk:TRUST_ME_by_GEMA_ALAVA

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TRUST ME's OPEN CALL, April 14, 2010
http://wiki.artistorganizedart.org/index.php/TRUST_ME_by_GEMA_ALAVA
>> REVIEW by EDUARDO LAPORTE “El Impacto de lo Perecedero,” December 19 2009

>>SPANISH
>>ENGLISH
>> REVIEW by NIEVES SORIANO
“Gema Alava. Find Me,” November 2009

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>>ENGLISH
>> UVU VIDEO BROADCAST NEWS of “Circle of Hope” at HOPE BLOSSOMS BENEFIT EVENT AND ART HAPPENING at THE MARGULIES COLLECTION AT THE WAREHOUSE, October 2009

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>> REVIEW by SUSANNA PERLOV  
“Gema Alava Tells us the Truth,” October, 2009
>> PRESENTATION OF FIND ME at CUE ART FOUNDATION, October 2009

>>IMAGES AND PARTIAL TRANSCRIPT:
>>PRESS RELEASE with video and bios of participant artists
>> MEGA TV BROADCAST NEWS. “TELL ME A STORY I, II, III” curated by Anahi Rubin under her project “Nine Moons” at UNITED NATIONS, New York, on December 10th, International Day for Human Rights

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>>ARTICLE
>> ROUNDTABLE “Creative Survival Skills” at CUE ART FOUNDATION, October 2009
With Gema Alava, Colleen Asper, Jennifer Dudley, Pablo Helguera, Paddy Johnson, Paul Laster, Trong Nguyen, Christina Ray, and Joshua Selman
>> PRESENTATION OF FIND ME at CUE ART FOUNDATION, NEW YORK, NY. THURSDAY OCTOBER 8, 2009, FROM 6 TO 8PM
FIND ME is an Art Project by Gema Alava with the participation of artists Lars Chellberg, Barabara Holub, Ester Partegas, Paul Kos, Arne Svenson, Robert Ryman, Merrill Wagner, Lawrence Weiner and Maria Yoon


>> FIND ME PRESS RELEASE
>> FIND ME VIDEO
>> CUE ART FOUNDATION

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THE MARGULIES COLLECTION AT THE WAREHOUSE, MIAMI, FLORIDA. October 2009 PRESENTATION OF INSTALLATION CIRCLE OF HOPE. LOTUS HOUSE WOMEN SHELTER BENEFIT: HOPE BLOSSOMS – AN ART HAPPENING IN NINE PARTS

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SOLO SHOW “TENSIONS” AT MUMFORD FINE ARTS, LONDON, ENGLAND. 2009 OCTOBER 14-NOVEMBER 15

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SOLO SHOW “GEMA ALAVA” AT SUNY COLLEGE, NEW YORK, 2009 SEPTEMBER 15-OCTOBER 15 2009

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INTERVIEW BY EDUARDO LAPORTE, Winter 2008-09
ENTREVISTA POR EDUARDO LAPORTE, Invierno 2008-09
>> INTERVIEW BY GUILLERMO PESCADOR, Fall 2008
ENTREVISTA POR GUILLERMO PESCADOR, Otono 2008

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FALL 2008. OPENING SEPTEMBER 23, 2008
CURATED BY ELVIS FUENTES AND PACO CANO CERVANTES INSTITUTE,
NEW YORK, NY

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REVIEW BY TED MOONEY, April 2008

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VIDEO: Gema Alava. Speach at the United Nations, October 17, 2013

VIDEO: Gema Alava. Speach at the United Nations, October 17, 2013

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