Omar Said

CDMX , 1980

Born in CDMX in 1980. He studied at the Active School of Photography, the Image Center, at the Art Film School 7 and a Bachelor of Arts Education at the Higher School of Arts of Yucatán, ESAY. His work has been presented in various museums, galleries and public spaces in Senegal, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Taiwan, the United States, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Belize, Cuba and Mexico.

Among its recognitions are: Production Grant from the Municipal Fund for the Visual Arts Yucatán (2019), Residencia Cruzada Yucatán-Pays de la Loire, SEDECULTA-FRAC, Regional Fund for Contemporary Art, Carquefou, France (2015), Honorable Mention in the VII, VI and I National Biennial of Visual Arts of Yucatán (2015, 2013 and 2002), Mexico-Argentina Artistic Residence, FONCA - Ministry of Culture of the Argentine Nation (2014). Founding member of FrontGround / Galería Manolo Rivero (2007-17) and member of the FotoBuzón project, Movement of Public Photography (2010-16). Since 2018 he works as head of the Photography Workshop [Image Laboratory] of ESAY.

Paisajes simultáneos

$6,000 MXN


$22,000 MXN

Platillo Soucoupe

$22,000 MXN

Paseo por la memoria

$23,600 MXN

Finca –Territorio ficcional*

$22,000 MXN

Vivienda Moderna


Bitácora de exploraciones

$16,000 MXN

Desplazamientos simultáneos

$6,000 MXN

Arquitectura Flotante

$22,000 MXN

INDIVIDUAL EXPOSITIONS: 2017: Floating Architecture, Spectacular intervention, Superior School of Visual Arts of Yucatán, ESAY. 2016: Out of Field, FrontGround – Manolo Rivero Gallery. 2015: SUD 109, Frac des Pays de la Loire / Regional Fund for Contemporary Art, Carquefou, France. 2014: Explorations, Municipal Art Gallery of Mérida / GAMM, Museum of the City. 2012: Fiction as reality, Delorean-CCM, Mérida Cultural Corridor. 2012: Panorama, FrontGround – Manolo Rivero Gallery (2012). 2012: Muro, Muro 51, Project of interventions in the public space, FrontGround – Manolo Rivero Gallery. 2006: Flight Simulator, Manolo Rivero Gallery. 2005: Islands, Visual Art Center / CAV. 2002: Mobile Project #1, Olimpo Cultural Center. 2002: Mobile Project #2 at the Image Factory Art Foundation in Belize. RECOGNITIONS 2015: Yucatán-Pays de la Loire Cross Residence, SEDECULTA-FRAC, Regional Fund for Contemporary Art, Carquefou, France. 2015, 2013 and 2002: Honorable mention at the VII, VI and I National Biennial of Visual Arts of Yucatan. 2014: Artistic Residency Mexico-Argentina, FONCA-MINISTRY OF CULTURE OF THE ARGENTINE NATION. 2014: Production grant from the Yucatan Municipal Fund for Visual Arts. 2008: Honorable mention in the First Prize for Creators with a Yucatan Trajectory. 2006: Creators with Trajectory Scholarship from PECDA. 1999: Acquisition Award at the VIII Yucatan Biennial of Visual Arts. 1999: FOECAY-CONACULTA Young Creators Scholarship.


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