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Carlos Motta

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Biografía
Nacido en Bogotá, Colombia, 1978
Vive y trabaja en Nueva York, NY

Educación
Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, Nueva York, USA, 2005/6
Master of Fine Arts, 2003

Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, Nueva York, USA
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, 2001
The School of Visual Arts, Neueva York, USA
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(Exposiciones individuales)
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2013 Gender Talents (in the context of Charming for the Revolution: A
Congress for Gender Talens and Wildness)
, The Tanks, Tate Modern, London (co-presented with Electra)
Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros (Proyecto fachada), Mexico City
Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon

2012 Museum as Hub: Carlos Motta: We Who Feel Differently
New Museum, New York

2011 Deus Pobre: Modern Sermons of Communal Lament, Y Gallery, New York
The Future Lasts Forever (with Runo Lagomarsino), Gävle Konstcentrum, Sweden
Broken English, Performa 11 (with Julieta Aranda), New York
A New Discover: Queer Immigration in Perspective (with Queerocracy)
Risk + Reward Series
, Museum of Art and Design, New York
Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public (with Joshua Lubin-Levy)
Forever & Today
, New York
Normativo (Two-person show with LTTR), Espacio de Arte Contemporaneo, Museo de La Tertulia, Cali. Curated by Veronica Wiman
We Who Feel Differently, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway
The Good Life and Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice, Wiener FestWochen, Vienna

2010 Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice, Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, El Parqueadero, Bogotá
The Good Life and Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice, Hebbel am Ufer (HAU), Berlin, Germany
We Who Feel Differently, Other Gallery, Shanghai, China

2009 Brief History, MoMA/PS1, Long Island City, Queens, NY
La Buena Vida/The Good Life, Fundación Alzate Avendaño, Bogotá, Colombia, Smack Mellon, New York, USA, Festival Fabbrica Europa, Firenze, Italia
The Immigrant Files: Democracy Is Not Dead, It Just Smells Funny, Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden, Baltic Art Center (BAC), Visby, Sweden

2008 La Buena Vida/The Good Life, ICA: Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Art in General, New York, USA
The People..., Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa, KZNSA Gallery, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

2007 Leningrad Trilogy, Winkleman Gallery, New York, USA
The Good Life (Installation Sketch # 3) and Other Works in Progress, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA

2006 The Good Life (Installation Sketch # 1), rum46, Aarhus, Denmark
SOA: Black & White Tales, Kevin Bruk Gallery at bâleLatina (June), Basel, Switzerland, Kevin Bruk Gallery (October), Miami, Fl, USA (Catalog), Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2004 Bury them and keep quiet, Alliance Française, Bogotá, Colombia
Ese Algo que Somos, Alonso Garcés Galería, Bogotá, Colombia
The Missing Series, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, Fl, USA

2002 Pesca Milagrosa, La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
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(Exposiciones colectivas)
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2013 Extranjero, Distrito 4 Contemporary Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain. Comisariada por Sonia Becce

2012 Battleground States, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City. Curated by Aaron Moulton
From Below, As A Neighbor, Drugo More, Rijeka, Croatia. Curated by Fatima Hellberg
Ciclo rosa 2012, Cinemateca Distrital y Galería Santa Fé, Bogotá
Required Reading: Printed Material As Agent of Intervention, Center for Book Arts, New York. Curated by Yaelle Amir
Contested Territories, Dorsky Gallery—Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, Queens. Curated by Miguel Amado
Salvajes, Traneudstillingen Exhibition Space, Hellerup, Denmark
Latin America: Between Identity and Mask, Art Stays International Festival of III Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Curated by Deborah Cullen, Sergio Bessa, Ursula Dávila and Rebeca Noriega.
Ñew York: Latin American and Spanish Artists in New York, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C. Curated by Paco Cano, Eva Mendoza and Jodie Dinapoli.


2011 Found in Translation, Guggenheim Museum, New York. Curated by
Nat Trotman
The Walls That Divide Us, Apex Art, New York. Curated by Miguel Amado
The Air We Breathe, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Curated by Apsara di Quinzio
Modo de empleo 3: Desobedecer a toda costa, video y manifestaciones, Museo Carrillo Gil. Curated by Miguel López
The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rocherster, New York
Sin realidad no hay utopía, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, Spain. Curated by Alicia Murría, Mariano Navarro and Juan Antonio Álvarez
InSite: Art + Commemoration, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (Online)m New York
Patria o Libertad!, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada. Curated by Paco Barragán
Multiple, Limited, Unique, Center for Book Arts, New York
Drawn to Disaster, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine
Motion of a Nation, VM21 Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy. Curated by Antonio Arévalo
Aesthetic Justice, The Lambent Foundation, New York. Curated by Niels van Tomme
Boundaries: Selections from the Molaa Permanent Collection, Molaa, Long Beach, CA.Stuttgart Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany

2010 To the Arts Citizens!, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal. Curated by Oscar Faria and João Fernandes
Notes on Memories, IG Bildende kunst, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Sophie Goltz
smart, Miami Dade College at The Freedom Tower. Curated by Sonia Becce
Second World Congress of Free Artists, Aarhus Kunstbygning. Organized by CAMEL
27th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel, Germany
How To Do Things With Words, Parsons School of Design, New York. Curated by Melanie Crean
The Politics of Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Greece, Athens
The Creative Act, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway. Curated by Tone Hansen
Dwelling-in-Travel, Art Today Association - Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Curated by Katia Anguelova and Andrea Wiarda, Kabul, Jenin, Tehran..., MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge. Curated by João Ribas
2nd “Qui Vive?” , Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moskow Museum of Modern Art, Moskow, Russia. Curated by Martin Schibli
The Mobile Archive, Stacion-Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Kosova
The Art of War, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
Avenue of the America's, LMCC Lent Space, New York. Curated by Adam Kleinman
39th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), The Netherlands
Geography of Trans-territories
, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco. Curated by Hou Hanru
Biennale Cuvee 10 OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz

2009 Le spectacle du quotidien, X Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France.
Curated by Hou Hanru
Matrix: The Unstable Reality, 28 Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubijana, Slovenia
Conversation Pieces, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA. Curated by Sean Donaher and Mariam Ghani
5x5Castelló, Espai d'art contemporani de Castelló (EACC), Castellón, Spain
Turn on, Tune in, Drop out, Beijing 798 Biennale 2009, China. Curated by nicoykatiushka
Feedforward- The Angel of History, LABoral Art Center, Gijón, Spain. Curated by Christiane Paul and Steve Dietz
The 21st Cen., The Feminine Century, and the Century of Diversity and Hope, International Incheon Women Artists' Biennale, Incheon, Korea
NO SOUL FOR SALE – A Festival of Independents (with Miguel Amado + Filipa Oliveira and with Migrating Forms), X Initiative, New York
Special Editions, Lower East Side Printshop, New York
Turn On, Slag Gallery, New York
Biennale Democrazia, Torino, Italy
terror, Hungarian Cultural Institute, New York. Curated by Aniko Erdosi
Things Fall Apart, Winkleman Gallery, New York. Curated by Joy Garnett


2008 Soft Manipulation, or Who is Afraid of The New Now?, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg traveled to Stiftelsen 314, Bergen, Norway. Curated by Zoran Eric, Maria Lind and Enrico Lunghi
The Prisoner's Dilemma, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA. Curated by Leanne Mella
Archivo Sur, Futura, Prague, Czech Republic. Curated by Antonio Arévalo
Alternating Beats, RISD Art Museum, Providence, RI, USA. Curated by Zeljka Himbele
European Social Forum (ESF) Screening Program, Mälmo, Sweden. Programed by Michele Masucci and Jesper Nordahl
Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons, New York, NY,USA. Curated by Carin Kuonic and Marisa Olson for The Vera List Center
The Greenroom, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA. Curated by Maria Lind
Wild Horses, Art Space Diffusion138, University of Grenoble, France. Curated by Nicolas Audureau
The Long Distance Runner, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen. Organized by Production Unit
Auto Memorized, Centrum for fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden
Festival International d'Art Video de Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco
TROUBLEMAKERS, Magazzini del Salle- Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy. Curated by Marco Baravalle
Night School, New Museum, New York, NY. A project by Anton Vidokle
In The Private Eye, ISE Foundation, New York, NY. Curated by Yaelle Amir
Soft

2007 OPEN HOUSE WITH OPEN STUDIOS, IASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden. Filtered by Cecilia Widenheim and Marti Manen
INFINITU ET CONTINI, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Denise Carvalho
Timeline: Human Speed and Technology Speed, Korea Cultural Service China, Hong Kong, Curated by Jeeyun Kim
EXPOSURE, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA. Curated by Patrick Grenier
MAKING GOOD LUCK, Y- Gallery, Queens, NY, USA. Curated by Larry Litt and Cecilia Jurado
PAWNSHOP, e-flux projects, New York, NY, USA
Atlante Latinoamericano, Centro de las Artes Conarte. En el Marco de el Forum Internacional de las Culturas, Monterrey, Mexico, Curated by Antonio Arevalo
Tollé...Toleránce (Screening), Images Citoyennes, Festival International de la Vidéo, Liege, Belgium
Unmarked Categories (with HOMEWORK), K2,Yzmir-Istanbul, Turkey. Organized by Elmas Deniz
Quote Unquote, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY, USA. Curated by Yaelle Amir
CHALLENGERS!: art-e-conomy Selected Video Screening, Laboratorio Occupato Morion, Venice, Italy. Curated by Marko Stamenkovic
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(Premios y becas)
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Artist in Residency, 2013
Institute for Art and Religion, Union Theological Seminary, New York, USA
Makers Muse Award, 2012
Kindle Project, Santa Fé, New Mexico, USA
Visual Arts Grant, 2012
Creative Capital, New York, USA
Individual Artist Grant, 2010
New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), New York, USA
Jury Prize, 2010
Map Digital Space, Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), Ithaca, NY
Artist Residency, 2009
Flaggfabrikken, Bergen, Norway
Guggenheim Fellowship, 2008
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, USA
New Commission, 2008
Art in General, New York, USA
Studio Residency, 2008
Smack Mellon, New York, USA
Special Editions Residency, 2008
Lower East Side Printshop, New York, USA
Finishing Funds, 2008
Experimental Television Center, New York, USA
Grant, 2007
Art Matters Foundation, New York, USA
Artist Residency, 2007
International Artists Studio Program in Sweden (IASPIS), Stockholm, Sweden
Swing Space Program, 2007
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA
DaNY Arts Grant (with HOMEWORK), 2007
Danish Arts Council, Aarhus, Denmark
Subvention Grant, 2006
Cisneros Fontanals Foundation (CIFO), Miami, FL, USA
Next Exhibition Award, 2006
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, USA
Fellowship, 2005/6
Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, USA, 2005/6
Workspace Grant for Emerging Artists, 2005
Center for Book Arts, New York
Workspace Program Residency, 2004
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA
Fellowship, 2001/2/3
Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, New York, USA
Rhodes Family Award for Exceptional Achievement in Photo, 2001
The School of Visual Arts, New York
Bibliografía
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(Publicaciones)
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The Future Lasts Forever (with Runo Lagomarsino) (Book, 224p. Edition of 500)
Published by Gävle Konstcentrum and Iaspis, Sweden, 2011
BROKEN ENGLISH (Tabloid, 48 pages, co-edited with Julieta Aranda)
Published by Performa 11, New York, USA, 2011
Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public (with Josh Lubin-Levy) (160p. Edition of 500)
Published by Forever & Today, Inc., 2011
We Who Feel Differently (Book, 96p., Edition of 500)
Published by Ctrl+Z Publishing, Norway, 2011
We Who Feel Differently (Catalog, Edition of 500)
Published by The Other Gallery, Shanghai, China, 2010
La Buena Vida/The Good Life (Book, 136p., Edition of 500)
Published by Fundación Alzate Avendaño, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
La Buena Vida/The Good Life (Catalog, 85p., On demand)
Published by Art in General, New York,USA, 2008
The Immigrant Files: Democracy is Not Dead; It Just Smells Funny (Book, 185p., Edition of 500)
Published by Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009
What is Democracy To You? (Poster, Edition of 2000)
Originally published in 2008 for exhibition at ICA, Philadelphia, USA
Brief History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America Since 1946 (Poster, 4 editions of 2000 up to date).
Originally published in 2005 for exhibition at Jersey City Museum, NJ, USA
Arts & LEISURE, (Tabloid, 28 pages, co-edited with The Generals)
Published in 2005 by Art in General and e-flux, New York, USA
Close (Artist Monograph, 76 pages)
Published in 2000 by Deskubre, Rome, Italy