Mexico City, 1972. Visual artist and Graphic designer. www.ximenalabra.com
BA Graphic Design at Universidad Iberoamericana 1991-1995 Mexico City.
MA Art and Ephemeral Architecture UPC Barcelona, 2000, where she worked lived until 2008.
Actually lives in Mexico City working on public space intervention projects, photography, video, and development of specific projects for cultural institutions.
She has received two grants from the National Culture and Arts Fund in Mexico and an honors mention for Mexico City at the VIII Monterrey Biennial as well as the Europrix top quality seal for net. art, Croatia 2004.
She has curated several exhibition projects in Mexico and Spain for institutions like the Spanish Cultural Center in Mexico and the Espais Foundation in Catalonia.
Among her recent projects are a collaboration with Joseph Kosuth for Casa Encendida in Madrid, and her work has been exhibited at museums such as MACO Oaxaca, México, Centro Cultural de España Mexico, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Centro de Cultura Ccontemporánea de Barcelona, Museo Universitario del Chopo México,Offlimits Madrid,CELARG Caracas, and private galleries in Mexico, Spain, Holland, Germany and Peru.
Among her recent projects are public space interventions such as Tlatelolco 1968-2008 (http://webcronic.com/ximenalabra/tlatelolco), her participation in Moscow Young Art Biennial and the development massive toys and inteventions for public spaces. She is currently obsessed with books and is developing a Phantom Library http://vimeo.com/30593174 and a public intervention for the Denver International Airport.