Santiago Sierra


  • Centro Cultural Matucana, Santiago de Chile, Chile 
  • Santiago Sierra, New Works, Lisson Gallery, London, UK. 200709_1024.htm' 21 Anthropometric modules made from human faeces by the people of SULABH international, India. Nueva Delhi/Jaipur, India, 2005/2006 
  • 1549 Crimenes de Estado. Antiguo Edificio de la Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores de la Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Tlatelolco, Mexico City
  • Himnos, Cabildo de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Proyecto Caracas. Santiago Sierra, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela
  • Concierto para Planta Eléctrica a Diésel, Salon Experimental de la Fundación Chacao, Caracas, Venezuela 
  • Submission, 'Proyecto Juárez', México City, México 
  • Santiago Sierra, Prometeogallery, Milan, Italy
  • Illumination of the space between two plains, Contemporary Art Center of Malaga-CAC, Málaga, Spain
  • The Punished. Landgericht Frankfurt, Gerichtsstrasse 2, Kleinmarkthalle, Hasengasse 5-7, U-Bahn Hauptwache, S-Bahnzugang Hbhf, Deutsche Bibliothek, Adickesallee 1, Stadtbücherei, Zeil 17, Senckenberg Museum, Senckenberganlage 25, J-W.- Goethe Universität, Hauptgebäude, Senckenberganlage 31, Fine Arte Fair, Messe Frankfurt Halle 9, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 114 Stommeln citizens & 245 m3, Synagoge Stommeln, Germany
  • Jewels collection. Designed by Chus Bures, Madrid, Spain
  • 89 Huichols, San Andrés Jalisco, Jalisco, México
  • 102 Beggears, Plaza del Estudiante, 20, Mexico D.F. 
  • 396 Women & The Corridor in the House of the People & Psychophony recordered in the house of the people, House of the People, Bucharest, Romania
  • House in Mud, kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany, Maschsee-Projekt
  • One person, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
  • The visit, Colonia Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico/Daimler Chrysler-Mercedes Benz factory, Bremen, Germany
  • Position Exanche for two dinstict, 30 metre volumes of earth, Demilitarized Area Between North and South Korea
  • Loudspeakers, Entrance to the Arsenale, Venice
  • Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Belgium
  • 100 Constructions with 10 Modules and 10 Workers, Peter Kilchmann Gallery, Zurich
  • Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
  • CAC Centre d'Art Contemporain de Brétigny, Paris
  • Outdoor project, Galerie Helga de Alvear, Madrid
  • The Spanish Pavillion at the Bienale di Venezia Venice
  • Hiring and Arrangement of 30 Workers in Relation to their Skin Color, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
  • Space closed by corrugated metal, Part 1: Sept. 10 - Oct. 10 and Group of people facing a wall, Person facing into a corner, Part 2: Lisson Gallery, London
  • 3000 digs of 180 x 70 x 70 cm each, Fundación NMAC, Montenmedio, Cádiz, Spain
  • Nine forms of 100 x 100 x 600 cm each, constructed to be supported perpendicular to a wall, Deitch PROJECTS, New York, USA
  • Spraying of Polyurethane over 18 People, Claudio Poleschi Arte Contemporanea, Lucca, Italy
  • The History of the Foksal Gallery Taught to an Unemployed Ukrainian, FOKSAL Gallery Foundation, Warsaw
  • 11 People paid to learn a phrase, Project Room, ARCO'02, Madrid, Galerie Peter Kilchmann
  • Person saying a Phrase, IKON Gallery, Birmingham
  • Two Maraca Players, Enrique Guerrero Gallery, Mexico City
  • 430 people paid 7 1/2 Soles ($ 1/2) per hour, Pancho Fierro Gallery, Lima, Peru
  • Sit-In by twenty workers in the hold of a boat, Barcelona, Spain
  • Banner held outside the entrance to an artfair, Art Unlimited Basel, Peter Kilchmann Gallery
  • Object measuring 600 x 57 x 52 cm constructed to be held horizontally to a wall, Peter Kilchmann Gallery Zurich
  • Six People who cannot be remunerated for the Staying in the interior of Cardboard Boxes, Kunstwerke, Berlin
  • Person Remunerated for a Period of 360 Consecutive Hours, P.S.1, Long Island City, New York, USA
  • 12 Remunerated Workers, Ace Gallery New York, USA
  • Public transported between two points of Guatemala City, Bella de Vico Arte Contemporaneo
  • Line of 250 cm tattooed over six paid persons, Espacio Aglutinador, Havana, Cuba
  • 465 Remunerated People, Gallery Seven, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 24 Concrete Blocks moved continuously during one working period by ten remunerated workers, Ace Gallery Los Angeles, USA


  • Plataforma Puebla 2006. Curators: Príamo Lozada & Bárbara Perea
  • 51st Venice Biennale
  • Arrangement of Twelve Prefabricated Parapets, Herzliya Museum of Art, Israel
  • Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brasile
  • Liverpool Biennale, UK
  • 'Soziale Kreaturen', Wie Körper Kunst wird, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
  • 'El real viaje real', Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain
  • 'El real viaje real', PS1, Long Island City, New York, USA
  • 'fast forward', Media Art/Sammlung götz, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 'Terror Chic', Monika Sprüth / Philomene Magers Gallery Munich, Germany
  • 'Stretch', Powerplant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 'Hardcore', Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
  • 'Witness - Contemporary Artists document our Time', Barbican Art, Barbican Center, London, UK
  • 'Mexico Attacks', Associazione per L'Arte Contemporanea Prometeo, Lucca, Italy. Herzliy Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
  • 'M ARS - Art and War', Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Austria
  • '20 Million Mexicans Can't be Wrong', South London Gallery, London, UK 'Centre of Attraction', The 8th Baltic Triennial of International Art, Contemporary Art Center Vilnius, Lithuania 
  • 'Mexico City: An Exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values', P.S.1, Long Island City, New York, USA
  • 'Protest! Respect! - Politik als ästhetische Kategorie', Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Swizerland
  • 'Trans Sexual Express', ATRIUM, A Coruña, Spain
  • 'The song of the pirate', Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
  • 'Art & Economy', Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
  • 'Spanish Contemporary Art', Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 'Trans Sexual Express', Budapest, Hungary
  • 'Loop', P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
  • 'Marking the Territory', Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • 'ARS 01 - Unfolding perspectives', KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland
  • 'Loop', Hypo Kunsthalle, Munich, Germany-travels to P.S.1, Brooklyn, New York 
  • Person paid to remain tied down to a wooden block, 'Transsexual Express', Santa Mónica Contemporary Art Center, Barcelona, Spain
  • Kunsthalle Hanover, Germany
  • 49th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
  • Trienal de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • 'Artistas Latinoamericanos', Salvador de Bahia, Brasil 
  • 'Latin America', Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
  • 'PICAF Living the Islands', Pusan, Republic of South Korea
  • 'A shot in a head', Lisson Gallery, London, UK
  • 'EV. A 2000, Friends and Neighbours. The 4th Biennial invited ev. a.', Limerick, Ireland
  • Concentration of Illegal Workers, BF 15 Gallerys' Stand, FIAC, Paris, France
  • 'No Title',Guatemala
  • 'Representar/Intervenir', X-Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City
  • 'Parada continua/Frequent Stops', Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
  • 'Made in Mexico made in Venezuela', Art Metropole Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 'Cambio II', Sandra Gehring Gallery, New York, USA
  • 'Despues del cuerpo', 127 Gallery, Mexico City


  • Santiago Sierra, 7 Trabajos/7 Works, Lisson Gallery, London, UK, november, 2007. Texts by Pilar Villela, Mariana David, Javier San Martín, Taiyana Pimentel
  • Santiago Sierra. Texts by Fabbio Cavallucci and Carlos Jiménez. Published for the occasion the special project Una Persona, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italia
  • Santiago Sierra, Spanish Pavilion. 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
  • Santiago Sierra, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, Österreich, March, 2002. Interview by Gabriele Mackert
  • Santiago Sierra. Espreado de poliuretano sobre 18 personas, Claudio Poleschi Arte Contemporanea. Lucca, Italy, March 2002. Text by Pier Luigi Tazzi
  • Santiago Sierra. Works 2002-1990, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK, Februrary, 2002. Text by Katya García-Antón
  • Santiago Sierra, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zürich, Switzerland, March 2001. Text by Taiyana Pimentel


  • Interviews, Kunsthalle Wien, Triton Verlag, Vienna, Austria. Interview by Gerald Matt
  • Hardcore - Vers un nouvel activisme, Palais de Tokyo, Éditions Cercle D'Art, París, Francia. Interview by Jérôme Sans
  • Witness, Barbican Art Center, London, UK
  • Mexico Attacks!, Chiesa di San Matteo, Associazione Promoteo per l´Arte Contemporanea, Lucca, Italia 
  • M_ARS. Art and War, Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, Austria
  • Zivot umjetnosti, Institut za povijest umjetnosti, Zagreb, Croatia. Interview by Ivana Keser
  • Comer o no comer, Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain. Text by Carlos Jiménez 
  • Otredad y mismidad, Espacio Anexo a la Galería de Arte Contemporáneo y Diseño, Puebla, Mexico. Text by Ana María Guasch. 
  • 20 Million Mexicans Can´t Be Wrong, South London Gallery. London, UK. Text by Cuauhtémoc Medina
  • Mexico City: an Exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
  • Art & Economy, Deichtorhallen Hamburg. Hatje Cantz Verlag. Ostfildern, Germany. Text by Claudia Spinelli
  • The Hall of Lost Steps, Borusan Kültur ve Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey. Text by Rosa Martínez
  • Angst, Kokerei Zollverein, Essen, Germany
  • Santiago Sierra. 430 personas remuneradas por 7.5 soles la hora, Galería Pancho Fierro, Centro de Artes Visuales, Lima, Perú. Text by Juan Peralta
  • Políticas de la diferencia. Arte Iberoamericano de fin de siglo, Valencia, Spain - Pernambuco, Recife (Brazil): Consell General del Consorci de Museus de la Comunitat Valenciana-Governo do Estado de Pernambuco. Centro de Convenciones de Pernambuco. Text by Cuauhtémoc Medina. 
  • ARS 01-Unfolding Perspectives, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
  • Pay Attention Please, Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Olbia, Italia
  • Trans Sexual Express: A Classic for the Third Millennium, Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, España. Text by Taiyana Pimentel
  • Comunicación entre las artes. I Bienal de Valencia, Generalitat Valenciana, Valencia, España
  • Plateau of Humankind. 49 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy. Text by Taiyana Pimentel 
  • Neue Welt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
  • No es sólo lo que ves: pervirtiendo el minimalismo, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain. Text by Taiyana Pimentel
  • Leaving the Island, Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival, Pusan, Korea
  • Puerto Rico '00 [Paréntesis en la ciudad], M&M proyectos, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico