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FRANCIS ALYS, STILL FROM
FRANCIS ALŸS

Francis Al??s was born in 1959 in Antwerp, Belgium, and currently lives in Mexico City. Originally trained as an architect, Al??s has undertaken performance projects, and has worked in a diverse range of media since the early 1990s. His acclaimed performance projects have included Paradox of Praxis, where he pushed a block of ice through the streets of Mexico City until it melted, and When Faith Moves Mountains, where 500 people moved a giant sand dune near Lima, Peru using shovels. This year alone Al??s has had solo exhibitions at MACBA, Barcelona and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and has previously had solo shows internationally, including London, Zurich, Vancouver, Mexico City, and MoMA, New York.

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