Yucef Merhi
Poetic Dialogues

Yucef Merhi (b.1977) is an artist, poet, and programmer based in New York. His career includes a world wide exhibition record with shows in major galleries and museums in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Mexico DF, Caracas, Sao Paulo, Istanbul, Cologne, and Split, among others. During the last years, Merhi has lectured at the California Arts Institute, New York University, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Caracas. In 2003, Merhi was jury member of the Digital Arts competition produced by the worldwide news network, CNN. As an independent curator he organized the first Digital Salon of Venezuela, at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Caracas’ website; and Vidéo Femmes, presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Los Angeles and The Americas Society in New York. In addition to his artistic career, Yucef Merhi has been IT consultant for Ericsson, AT&T, NIKE, and developed the websites of several organizations in New York and Caracas.