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Yucef Merhi

Yucef Merhi

Yucef Merhi (born 1977) is a Venezuelan artist, poet and computer programmer, based in New York.

Life and work

Merhi was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He studied at Universidad Central de Venezuela and New School University.

His works include Poetic Clock, a machine that converts time into poetry which generates 86.400 different poems daily, Poliverso Andróctono (1997) and Post-Data (1999).

As an independent curator, Merhi organized the Pirelli Salon of Young Digital Artists at the website of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Caracas; Vidéo Femmes, presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Los Angeles, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design of Costa Rica, and The Americas Society in New York. Recent curated exhibitions include The Americas, exhibited at Galou Gallery, New York; and The Science Center, located in Philadelphia.

He has participated in group exhibitions at Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas (2001), Exit Art, New York (2001), the Orange Lounge, a satellite branch of the Orange County Museum of Art devoted to video and digital media (2004), and the Bronx Museum of the Arts (2005). He had a solo show at the Orange Lounge in 2005. His work is held in the collection of the Orange County Museum of Art.

Bibliography (Books and Catalogs)

2006
De la Fuente, María José. “Gente 2/e.” New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

2005
Rosenblum, Amy; Yee, Lydia. “AIM 25.” New York: Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Hofmann, Irene. “Yucef Merhi: Poetic Engineering.” California: Orange County Museum of Art
Merhi Yucef. “De Appel Reader # 3.” Amsterdam: De Appel.
Suazo, Félix. “A Diestra y Siniestra” Caracas: Fundación de Arte Emergente.

2004
Green, Rachel “Internet Art” London: Thames and Hudson.



2003
Perissinotto, Paula “ FILE: New Medias.” Sao Paulo: Paço das Artes.
Valdivieso, Odalys. “Blanc.” Washington D.C.: Mexican Institute of Culture.
Gustafson, Donna. “Poetry and Contemporary Art.” New Jersey: Hunterdon Museum of Art.
Suazo, Félix. “Iberoamerican Art Fair.” Caracas: FIA.



2002
Cullen Deborah; Noorthoorn Victoria. “The (S) Files.” New York: El Museo del Barrio.
Thursz, Michele. “Fetish: Human Fantastic.” Istanbul: Borusan Sanat Galerisi.
Karabatic, Branko. “7th International Festival of New Film” Split: The International Festival of New Film.
Bello, Ricardo. “59 Salón Arturo Michelena.” Valencia: Ateneo de Valencia.



2001
Joyce, Susan. “Out of Context.” California: Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum.
Martínez, Paula; Villares Benjamín. “Vídeo Hábitat.” Caracas: Museo de Bellas Artes.



2000
Miguel, Miguel. “58 Salón Arturo Michelena.” Valencia: Ateneo de Valencia.
Salazar, Élida. “90-60-90.” Caracas: Museo Jacobo Borges.
Wilson, Adolfo. “Iberoamerican Art Fair.” Caracas: FIA.
Villares, Benjamín. “Contemporánea.” Caracas: Museo Alejandro Otero.



1998
Lecuna, Vicente. “La Resurrección del Cadáver Exquisito.” Caracas: Sala Mendoza.



1997
Rangel, Gabriela. “Re-Readymade.” Caracas: Museo Alejandro Otero.
Duque, Luis Ángel. “III Salon Pirelli.” Caracas: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo

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