Artist, curator, and writer with an undergraduate degree in film studies and cultural studies from Connecticut College (USA), and Master of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute (USA). His research and artwork create exercises and reflections about the construction of images and knowledge, especially in the digital era, and the impact that these technologies have on political, social, and cultural systems. He has developed projects in the United States, Senegal, France, Spain, and Colombia. Currently he’s a professor at the visual arts department of the Javeriana University of Bogotá, and an assessor at Plataforma Bogotá, an interactive laboratory for art, science, and technology of Idartes.

Artista, curador y escritor con licenciatura en cine y estudios culturales de Connecticut College (EEUU), y maestría en artes visuales del San Francisco Art Institute (EEUU). Su investigación y trabajo proponen ejercicios y reflexiones sobre la construcción de la imagen y del conocimiento, especialmente en la era digital, y el impacto de estas tecnologías en sistemas políticos, sociales y culturales. Ha desarrollado proyectos en Estados Unidos, Senegal, Francia, España y Colombia. Actualmente es profesor en el departamento de artes visuales de la Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, y asesor de Plataforma Bogotá, laboratorio interactivo de arte, ciencia y tecnología del Idartes.

 

EDUCATION

2016 >> Master of Fine Arts. San Francisco Art Institute (San Francisco, USA)
2014 >> BA in Film Studies and Cultural Studies. Connecticut College (New London, USA)
2012 >> Semester at Paris VII – Denis Diderot (Paris, France)
2010 >> International Baccalaureate. United World College (Santa Ana, Costa Rica)

 

WORK AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017-present >> Assessor and project coordinator. Plataforma Bogotá. (Bogotá, Colombia)
2017-present >> Professor of video and electronic arts. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. (Bogotá, Colombia)
2017 >> Professor of multimedia (video, sound, photo). Universidad el Bosque. (Bogotá, Colombia)
2016 >> Curriculum Advisor. Explo at Yale. (New Haven, USA)
2015 >> Archivist, video producer, and advisor. Ohlone Profiles Project. (San Francisco, USA)
2016 >> Research assistant and Koret Fellow. San Francisco Art Institute. (San Francisco, USA)

 

SELECTED SHOWS

2018
> Debes seguir. No puedo seguir. Seguiré. Espacio Odeón (Bogotá, Colombia)
> Most Things Happens When I’m Asleep. Participation with laagencia. Artspace (Auckland, New Zealand)
> Nuevos Nombres. Museo de Arte Miguel Urrutia. Banco de la República (Bogotá, Colombia)
> Future Perfect. Hygienic Art Gallery (New London, USA)

2017
> Transacciones informales. Cinemateca Distrital (Bogotá, Colombia)
> Lluvia de Sobres. Cámara de Comercio de Kennedy (Bogotá, Colombia)

2016
> I Banal de Arquitectura, CAMPO (Bogotá, Colombia)
> Correspondence, CTRL+SHIFT (Oakland, USA)
> Cloud Archives. Residence/SF (San Francisco, USA)
> Encounters: Portraits and Identity​. Embark Gallery (San Francisco, USA)
> Relational Archives. Swell Gallery (San Francisco, USA)

2015
> Crank! Southern Exposure (San Francisco, USA)
> Paranoia. Diego Rivera Gallery (San Francisco, USA)
> Latent. Swell Gallery (San Francisco, USA)
> I Have Nothing to Say and I’m Saying it. Diego Rivera Gallery (San Francisco, USA)
> Milhojas. Swell Gallery (San Francisco, USA)

2014
> New Genres Salon. San Francisco Art Institute (San Francisco, USA)
> The View From Here. Pigeon Hole. (New London, USA)

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2018 > Africa ArtBox Award Ceremony exhibition. Centro Cultural Cervantes. (Dakar. Senegal)
2017 > Silent Crisis (performance and drag show). KB Espacio para la cultura. (Bogotá, Colombia)
2016 > Phantom Mission. Residence/SF. (San Francisco, EEUU)
2015 > in/tension. Diego Rivera, Paul Sacks y Still Lights Galleries. (San Francisco, EEUU)
2014 > BeLong. Diego Rivera Gallery (San Francisco, EEUU)

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2014 > Institutional scholarship. San Francisco Art Institute. (USA)
2014 > COLFUTURO and PROIMÁGENES scholarship. (Colombia)
2014 > Magna Cum Laude. Connecticut College. (USA)
2014 > Film Theory and Criticism Award. Connecticut College. (USA)
2014 > Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity. Connecticut College. (USA)
2010 > Scholarship. Davis Foundation and Connecticut College. (USA)
2008 > Scholarship. United World College. (Costa Rica)