Carlos Motta

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El colombiano Carlos Motta es un artista multidisciplinar cuya obra ha estado presente en museos, bienales e importantes galerías de todo el mundo. Su trabajo está basado en un estudio de las condiciones sociales y políticas de las minorías sexuales y de género, buscando reflexionar sobre la injusticia social de diferentes colectivos. Carlos Motta nació en Bogotá, Colombia en 1978 y vive y trabaja en Nueva York. Su obra ha sido objeto de exposiciones individuales en el New Museum, Nueva York; MOMA/PS1, Nueva York; MALBA-Museo de Arte Latinoamericano en Buenos Aires; Pérez Art Museum, Miami; Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo, Filadelfia; Tate Modern, Londres; Röda Sten Konsthall, Gotemburgo; PinchukArtCentre, Kiev; Y Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Ciudad de México. También ha sido incluido en exposiciones colectivas en: Guggenheim Museum, Nueva York; SF MoMA, San Francisco; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona; Witte de With, Rotterdam; Jeu de Paume, París; Y Castello di Rivoli, Turín. Motta fue incluido en la 32 Bienal de San Pablo; X Bienal de Lyon; X Bienal de Gwangju; Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Gotemburgo; Festival Internacional de Cine Rotterdam; Y Festival Internacional de Cine de Toronto. Motta ganó el Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Fine Art (2017); el Future Generation Art Prize del PinchukArtCentre, Kiev (2014), fue nombrado becario de la Fundación Guggenheim (2008) y ha recibido becas de Creative Capital (2012), Art Matters (2008) y Cisneros Fontanals Foundation (CIFO) (2006), entre otras. Bio (english) Carlos Motta is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work draws upon political history in an attempt to create counter narratives that recognize suppressed histories, communities, and identities. His work is known for its engagement with histories of queer culture and activism and for its insistence that the politics of sex and gender represent an opportunity to articulate definite positions against social and political injustice. Motta’s work has been presented internationally in venues such as Tate Modern, London; The New Museum, The Guggenheim Museum and MoMA/PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogotá; Museu Serralves, Porto; Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens; Castello di Rivoli, Turin; CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson; San Francisco Art Institute; Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin; Witte de With, Rotterdam; Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City; and many other public, private and independent spaces throughout the world. In 2017 his solo exhibitions include Stedelijk Art Museum, Amsterdam, Frieze Projects London, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional at Claustro de San Agustín, Bogotá, and a career survey at Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín (MAMM). In 2016 his solo exhibitions included: Histories of the Future, Pérez Art Museum (PAMM), Miami; REQUIEM, MALBA—Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires; Beloved Martina, Mercer Union, Toronto; Deviations, PPOW Gallery, New York; and the performance Mondo Invertito at Tenuta dello Scompiglio, Vorno. Motta also participated in Incerteza Viva: 32nd Bienal de São Paulo in 2016. Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg presented a survey exhibition of Carlos Motta’s work in 2015. Motta’s film Deseos /رغبات , which was commissioned by Council, premiered at the Gothenburg International Biennial of Contemporary Art in September 2015 and has since screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam and other festivals. In 2015 Motta participated in group exhibitions at Migros Museum, Zürich, Les Rencontres Internationales, Berlin, MDE15—Encuentro Internacional de Arte de Medellín 5 and X Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art. In 2014 his work was also included in Under the Sun: Art from Latin America Today at Guggenheim Museum, New York and in the X Gwangju Biennale. Motta’s work has been recently reviewed in The New York Times, Artforum, Hyperallergic, BOMB Magazine, Arte al Dia and other magazines and publications. In 2017 Motta won The Vilcek Foundation’s Prize for Creative Promise and in 2014 the Main Prize—Future Generation Art Prize of the PinchukArtCentre. He has recently delivered talks and presentations at MoMA, Artists Space, New Museum, Frieze New York and Museo Jumex. In 2014 he delivered a keynote presentation during SF MoMA’s Visual Activism symposium in San Francisco. Motta guest edited the e-flux journal April 2013 issue, “(im)practical (im)possibilities” on contemporary queer art and culture. Motta is a graduate of the Whitney Independent Study Program (2006), was named a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow (2008), and received grants from Art Matters (2008), NYSCA (2010), Creative Capital Foundation and the Kindle Project (2012). He is part of the faculty at Parsons The New School of Design.

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Exposiciones en las que ha participado como artista

Formas de Libertad
04 jul de 2018 - 02 sep de 2018

Formas de Libertad

Centro Cultural Matucana 100 / Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile

Series Petrified, Untitled #2 (Petrified Forest, Arizona), 2016. Fotografía de Carlos Motta — Cortesía del CDAN
28 jun de 2018 - 07 oct de 2018

Petrificado

Centro de Arte y Naturaleza (CDAN) / Huesca, España

Cortesía de Vermelho
23 ene de 2018 - 24 feb de 2018

Deseos

Galería Vermelho / São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil


A group exhibition with work by Dora García, Sharon Hayes, Emily Jacir, Mahmoud Khaled, Carlos Motta, Wu Tsang, and Akram Zaatari, as well as a letter by Quinn Latimer
Vigente
09 sep de 2018 - 06 ene de 2019

A group exhibition with work by Dora García, Sharon Hayes, Emily Jacir, Mahmoud Khaled, Carlos Motta, Wu Tsang, and Akram Zaatari, as well as a letter by Quinn Latimer

Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art / Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Holanda

Utopías
12 jul de 2018 - 30 sep de 2018

Utopías

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Quito (CAC Quito) / Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Carbono Galeria: Maturidade aos 5 anos
26 mar de 2018 - 19 may de 2018

Carbono Galeria: Maturidade aos 5 anos

Carbono Galería / São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil


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