Emilio Chapela Perez (b. 1978, Mexico City)
Emilio Chapela has an academic background on science, film and arts. He is a multi-disciplinary artist that explores the connections between art, science, technology and living things. He is especially interested in moving image, sculpture, astronomy, physics, weather, walking, stargazing among other things.
He is currently enrolled in the practice led-research PHD program at Transart Institute and Plymouth University. And he is a member of Sistema Nacional de Creadores in Mexico.
He has had solo exhibitions at the Museo Carrillo Gil in México City (2015), Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros (2013); Henrique Faria Fine Art in New York (2011); Saw Gallery in Ottawa (2011) and Linnienstrasse 40 in Berlin (2012).
He has participated in collective exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (MFAH), NGKB in Berlin, Bass Museum in Miami and the Artium Museum in Spain.
He was an artist in residence at ISCP in New York in 2007, at Rosa-Luxemburg Kuntsverein in Berlin in 2012 and at Kansas University in 2013.
In 2014 he published the book Die K. F Gödel Bibliothek by Sicomoro Ediciones.