Third Edition of Desert X Now Open Through May 16, 2021

The third edition of Desert X in the Coachella Valley will be curated by César García-Alvarez and Neville Wakefield

García-Alvarez joins returning Artistic Director Neville Wakefield for the third edition of the international art exhibition that will activate California’s desert landscape through site-responsive installations by renowned international contemporary artists. shared artistic, historical, and societal issues; and providing an accessible platform for artists from around the world.

Born in Mexico and based in LA, García-Alvarez is the founder and current Executive and Artistic Director of The Mistake Room (TMR), an international non-profit contemporary art space in LA. Prior to founding TMR García-Alvarez held the position of Associate Director and Senior Curator of LAXART (2007-2012). He was also one of the curators of Made in L.A. 2012, the first iteration of the Hammer Museum’s LA Biennial, and from 2012-2013 served as the US Commissioner for the 13th International Cairo Biennial in Egypt.

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May 11 - 17 2021

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