Roles in Archive: Artist, Author, Performer, Speaker
Alexandro Segade is a video and performance artist based in Los Angeles. His recent solo projects have been presented at LAXART and REDCAT in Los Angeles, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, and Vox Populi, Philadelphia. Segade is a founding member of the collective My Barbarian, whose fantastical, political performances and videos have been exhibited at the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art in Los Angeles; The Kitchen, the New Museum, the Whitney Museum, MoMA P.S.1, Joe’s Pub, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and Participants Inc. in New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City, the Power Plant, Toronto, De Appel, Amsterdam, El Matadero and ARCO, Madrid, Galleria Civica di Arte Contempraneo, Trento, Italy, the Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, and Rawabet Theater / Townhouse Gallery in Cairo, for which the group received an Art Matters grant in 2008. My Barbarian was included in the 2005 and 2007 Performa Biennials, the 2006 and 2008 California Biennials, the 2007 Montreal Biennial, and the 2009 Baltic Triennial. Segade has received grants from the Durfee Foundation (2010), Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (2010), and Art Matters (2008, 2011). Segade received an MFA from UCLA in Interdisciplinary Studio Art in 2009.