Yucef Merhi (Caracas, 1977) is an artist, poet and programmer. Since 1985, he has been developing and exhibiting New Media Art based in poetry and hacking. His career includes a world wide exhibition record in places such as the New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York); Bronx Museum (New York); El Museo del Barrio (New York); Eyebeam (New York); Orange County Museum of Art (Califonia); Robert V. Fullerton Museum (California); De Appel (Amsterdam); Java Museum (Cologne); Museo Michetti (Rome); Borusan Culture & Art Center (Istanbul); Paço das Artes (Sao Paulo); Museo del Chopo (México DF); Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Yucatán (Yucatán); Galería de Arte Nacional (Caracas); Museo de Bellas Artes (Caracas); Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Caracas); Museo Alejandro Otero (Caracas); Museo Sacro (Caracas); Museo Jacobo Borges (Caracas); Museo Jesús Soto (Ciudad Bolívar); among others.

He also participated in the official selections of the 7th International Festival of New Film, Split, Croatia; the 2007 Bienal de São Paulo - Valencia; and the 10th Istanbul Biennial.

Merhi has lectured at Pace University, New York University, the California Institute of the Arts, Instituto Armando Reverón, Sandberg Institut, Universidad de Los Andes and numerous museums in Venezuela, México, Brazil, United States, Spain and Holland. He was jury member of the Digital Arts competition produced by CNN in 2003, as well as jury member of several exhibitions in New York.

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