Mexico City, Mexico, 1985
Daniel Godínez Nivón (Mexico City, 1985) is an artist whose practice is linked to processes of social participation related to knowledge, education and collective knowledge. He works with different methodologies of production and organization of knowledge, especially with tequio, a form of collective work in indigenous communities in Mexico, mainly in Oaxaca. In 2011, he co-authored the book Medios Múltiples 3. His work has been presented collectively at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, at the Museo Tamayo (both in Mexico); at Van Abbemuseum in the Netherlands; and at the Center for Contemporary Arts – CCA in Glasgow, Scotland. He has been a grantee of the Jóvenes Creadores program, during 2011-2012 and 2019-2020, of the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes. In 2019, he was nominated for the Visible Award issued by the Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto. He was selected to represent Mexico at the 23rd International Exhibition of the Milan Triennale, where he won second place. He is currently a member of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte, and artist-in-residence at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, The Netherlands.