b.1978, Bogotá, Colombia
Lives and works in New York, NY
2005 Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, NY
2003 M.F.A. Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, New York, NY
2001 B.F.A. Photography, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
2020 We Got Each Other’s Back: Carlos Motta and Heldáy de la Cruz and Julio Salgado and Edna Vásquez, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Carlos Motta: We the Enemy, Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
2019 Conatus, P·P·O·W, New York, NY
Carlos Motta: We the Enemy, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo, Brazil
2018 Deseos, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo, Brazil
The Psalms, Discoveries, Art Basel Hong Kong with Mor Charpentier Galerie, Paris, France
Petrificado, curated by Juan Guardiola, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Fundación Beulas, Huesca, Spain
Carlos Motta. Formas de libertad, Centro Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago de Chile, curated by Emiliano Valdés
L’oeuvre du Diable, mor charpentier Galerie, Paris, France
Corpo fechado, curated by Pedro Faro and Sara Matos, Galeria Avenida da Índia (EGEAC), Lisbon, Portugal
2017 Formas de libertad, Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín (MAMM), curated by Emiliano Valdés
Lágrimas, curated by María Belén Sáez de Ibarra, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional at the Claustro de San Agustín, Bogotá, Colombia
The SPIT! Manifesto (with SPIT! (Carlos Motta, John Arthur Peetz and Carlos Maria Romero)) curated by Raphael Gygax, Frieze Projects, London, UK
The Crossing, Stedelijk Museum, curated by Martijn Van Nieuwenhuyzen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Desviaciones, Centro Cultural Gabriel García Márquez / Colombian Embassy in Spain, Madrid in collaboration with Mor Charpentier Galerie, Paris, France
Deseos, Hordaland Art Center, Bergen, Norway
2016 Beloved Martina, curated by Georgina Jackson, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada
Deviations, P·P·O·W, New York, NY
Histories for the Future, curated by Maria Elena Ortiz, Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL
Desires, Hordaland Kunssenter, Bergen, Norway
REQUIEM, curated by Agustin Perez Rubio, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2015 For Democracy There Must Be Love, Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden
Désirs, Mor Charpentier Galerie, Paris, France
Patriots, Citizens, Lovers, Pinchuk ArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
2014 Nefandus Trilogy, Galeria Filomena Soares at Solo Projects ARCO, Madrid, Spain
Nefandus, curated by Anamaría Garzón Mantilla, El Túnel Arte Alternativo, Cuenca, Ecuador
2013 Gender Talents: A Special Address, The Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK
The Movers (with Matthias Sperling), The Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK
Godfull: Shape Shifting God as Queer— A Performative Symposium, with Jared Gilbert, The Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY
La forma de la libertad, Sala de Arte, Público Siqueiros (Proyecto fachada), Mexico City, Mexico
Nefandus, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal
La visión de los vencidos, Galeria La Central, Bogotá, Colombia
Ritual of queer rituals, with AA Bronson, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Carlos Motta, PINTA VIDEO, curated by Octavio Zaya, Y Gallery at PINTA, New York, NY
2012 Museum as Hub: Carlos Motta: We Who Feel Differently, New Museum, New York, NY
Carlos Motta, Y-Gallery at PINTA, New York, NY
2011 Deus Pobre: Modern Sermons of Communal Lament, Y Gallery, New York, NY
The Future Lasts Forever, with Runo Lagomarsino, Gävle Konstcentrum, Sweden (Book)
Broken English, with Julieta Aranda, Performa 11, New York, NY (Publication)
A New Discover: Queer Immigration in Perspective, with Queerocracy, Risk + Reward Series, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public, with Joshua Lubin-Levy, Forever & Today, New York, NY (Book)
Normativo, with LTTR, curated by Veronica Wiman, Espacio de Arte Contemporaneo, Museo de La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia
We Who Feel Differently, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway
The Good Life and Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice, Wiener FestWochen, Vienna (Brochure)
2010 Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice, Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, El Parqueadero, Bogotá, Colombia
The Good Life and Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice, Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin, Germany (Brochure)
We Who Feel Differently, Other Gallery, Shanghai, China
2009 Brief History, MoMA/PS1, Long Island City, NY
La Buena Vida/The Good Life, Fundación Alzate Avendaño, Bogotá, Colombia; Smack Mellon, New York, NY; Festival Fabbrica Europa, Florence, Italy (Book)
The Immigrant Files: Democracy Is Not Dead, It Just Smells Funny, Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden; Baltic Art Center, Visby, Sweden (Book)
2008 La Buena Vida/The Good Life, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA; Art in General, New York, NY (Book)
The People... Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa; KZNSA Gallery, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
2007 Leningrad Trilogy, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
The Good Life (Installation Sketch # 3) and Other Works in Progress, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2006 The Good Life (Installation Sketch # 1), rum46, Aarhus, Denmark
SOA: Black & White Tales, Kevin Bruk Gallery at bâle Latina, Basel, Switzerland; Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL; Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (Catalog)
2004 Bury them and keep quiet, Alliance Française, Bogotá, Colombia (Catalog)
Ese Algo que Somos, Alonso Garcés Galería, Bogotá, Colombia
The Missing Series, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL
2002 Pesca Milagrosa, La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
GROUP EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
2021 Wandamba yalungka…/Winds change direction…, curated by Maura Reilly, Performa, New York, NY
Off the Record, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2020 Hell is a Place on Earth. Heaven is a Place in Your Head, P·P·O·W, New York, NY
12th Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, bb11, Berlin, Germany
Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
, curated by Eungie JooSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA
, curated by Ruth Erickson and Eva RespiniThe Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
About Face: Stonewall, Revolt, and the New Queer, Chicago, IL
curated by Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Museo Amparo, Puebla
curated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas,Mandeville Gallery at Union College, Schenectady, New York, NY
United by AIDS—An Exhibition about Loss, Remembrance, Activism, and Art in Response to HIV/AIDS, curated by Raphael Gygax, Migros, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland
FOR FREEDOMS, curated by Eric Gottesman and Hank Willis Thomas
: ArtBO, Bogotá, curated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas
Espacio Odeón, curated by Alejandra Sarria, Bogotá, Colombia
, curated by Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy and , Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
, curated by Quiela Nuc, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
, curated by Storm Janse van RensburgSavannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
, curated by Eduardo Carrera, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Quito, Quito, Ecuador
Verbo 2018, 14a mostra de performance arte, São Paulo, Brazil
Bureau of General Services— Queer Division, New York, NY
curated by Bernardo Mosqueira, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo (GAMeC), Bergamo, Italy
, curated by Joel SternfeldGrey Art Gallery NYU, New York, NY
, curated by Richard Morales, LATINX LGBTQ FESTIVAL, Fuerza Fest New York, Julia de Burgos Cultural Center, New York, NY
, Sion-St. Peter’s Church, New York, NY
, The Colombian Film Festival in Berlin – PANORAMA COLOMBIA, Berlin, Germany
, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil
, Transformer, Washington D.C.
, OLHO Video Festival. Curated by Alessandra Bergamaschi
Cineteatro São Luiz, Fortaleza; and Cinemateca, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro
, Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid, Spain
, works from the collection of Thibault Poutrel, Residencia de la Embajada de Colombia, Madrid
, Mor Charpentier Galerie, Paris, France
Rasmus Myrup (with SPIT!)
, Queer Tours of London8 (with SPIT!)
Lomography, London (with SPIT!)
Queer Cafe at , London (with SPIT!)
during Canvas Cafe, London, 2018 (with SPIT!)
, LACE, Los Angeles. Curated by Emily Butts
, , curated by Pilar Tomkins Rivas
, Mana Wynwood, Miami, FL
, Pelican Bomb Gallery X, New Orleans, LA
Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia, Mexico
s, POMADA 7 Queer Festival, Warsaw, Poland
, curated by Camila Bechelany, Pablo León de la Barra, Lilia Moritz Schwarcz and Adriano Pedrosa,Museu de Arte de , São Paulo, Brazil
Trestle Projects, curated by Jesse Bandler Firestone, Brooklyn, NY
LAXART, curated by Glenn Phillips and Elena Shtromberg, Los Angeles, CA
curated by Miki Garcia and Emiliano Valdes, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
, 32nd Bienal de São Paulo, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá, curated by Jochen Volz with Gabi Ngcobo, Júlia Rebouças, Lars Bang Larsen and Sofía Olascoaga
, Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA
, curated by Jack McGrathP·P·O·W Gallery, New York, NY
, Despina, Rio de Janeiro. Curated by Guilherme Altmayer and Pablo Leon de la Barra
, PinchukArtCentre, curated by Bjorn Geldhof, Kiev, Ukraine
, Lenbachhaus, Munich. Curated by Stephanie Weber
ArteBA, curated by Sarah Demeuse and Javier Villa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín. Curated by Stephanie Noach y Carolina Chacón
, curated by Joel Yoss, Proyecto Amil, Lima.
, curated by Julia Morandeira Hangar, Lisbon.
curated by Lina López and François Bucher, Museo La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia
, curated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas, Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, California
, Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru
2016 Live Uncertainty, 32nd Sao Paulo Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil
Sui Generis, Festival of Performance, Mondo invertito, curated by Eugenio Viola and Angel Moya Garcia, Tenuta Dello Scompiglio, Tuscany, Italy
ConTexto: Palabra, Escritura y Narracion en el Arte Contemporaneo, curated by Francine Birbragher and Oscar Roldan, Museo Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
Landscapes After Ruskin: Redefining the Sublime, curated by Joel Sternfeld, Hall Art Foundation, Reading, VT
Labor Relations, curated by Sylvia Serafinowicz, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Warsaw, Poland
Muestra de Cine Queer Colombiano: Experiencias Cinematograficas Sexodisidentes, Fundacion Cineteca Publica, Centro Cultura del Oriente, Bogota, Colombia
Lo que se ve no se pregunta, curated by Susana Vargas, Centro Cultural de Espana, Mexico City, Mexico
Time-Based Art Festival, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
INVIDEO 26, Mpstra Internazionale di video e cinema oltre, Milan, Italy
FUSO, Annual Video Art Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
Luststreifen Queer Film Festival, Basel, Switzerland
O que vem com a aurora, Curated by Bernardo Mosquiera, Galeria Casa Triangulo, São Paulo, Brazil
The Revolution Will Not Be Grey, curated by Courtney Finn, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
The Morality Reflex, curated by Heidi Ballet, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
Dissent: What They Fear is the Light, curated by Shoghig Halajian and Thomas Lawson, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
Dissonance, curated by Glenn Phillips and Elena Shtromberg, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The 11th Xposed International Queer Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
‘O GAFA FA’ASIPA (Queer Genealogies), curated by Léuli Eshraghi, Gertrude Contemporary, Emerging Curators’ Program, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, Australia
BORDERS, BARRIERS, WALLS, curated by Francis E. Parker, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia
Lembre-se de lembrar. curated by Alexia Tala, Carbono Galeria, São Paulo, Brazil
(SIGNAL), curated by Alexis Heller, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Do Ask, Do Tell: Male Homoerotic Art from Latin America (1970s-2016), curated by Juan Ledezma, Henrique Faria Fine Arts, New York, NY
The Anthropophagic Banquet (Screening), curated by Rosana Sancin, Instituto das Artes, University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
<Barthes, mon amour>, La ONG, Buenos Aires, Argentina
As Long As It Takes: Short, 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, curated by Pablo Leon de la Barra, Museo Jumex, Mexico; South London Gallery, London, England
2015 Resistance Performed, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland
A Strangely Glorious Opportunity, curated by Panos Fourtoulakis, Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest, London, England
23 Festival Mix Brasil de Cultura de Diversidade, São Paulo, Brazil
Encuentro Internacional de Arte de Medellín, MDE15, Medellín, Colombia
Then & Now: Ten Years of Residencies at The Center for Book Arts. The College of New Rochelle Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, NY
Queer Lisboa 19. Festival Internacional de Queer Cinema, Lisbon, Portugal
A Story Within A Story, curated by Elvira Dyangani Ose, Göteborg International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Czech Republic
Memorias imborrables, curated by Agustín Pérez-Rubio, MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain; Museum Angewandte Kunst, B3 Biennal of the Moving Image, Frankfurt, Germany
Les Rencontres Internationales, Berlin 2015, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Japanese Nightingale Doesn’t Sing At Night, curated by American Boyfriend, XYZ collective, Tokyo, Japan
Acting on Dreams: The state of immigrant rights, conditions, and advocacy in the U.S. Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
Discovery Award Exhibition, LOOP Barcelona 2015, Antiga Fábrica Estrella Damm, Barcelona, Spain
Orde Baru OK. Video, curated by Mahardika Yudha, Indonesia Media Arts Festival, Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
DIXIT: El mundo tal como es y el mundo como podría ser, curated by Julieta González, ArteBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cannibale, ou le Musée Anthropophage, programmed by Laura Huertas Millán, Le Musée de la Chase et de la Nature, Paris, France
12th Queer City Cinema International Film Festival, Regina, Canada
Frente à Euforia, curated by Mariana Lorenzi, Isabelle Rjeille and Fabio Zuker, Oficina Cultural Oswald de Andrade, São Paulo, Brazil
Ident-Alter-ity, State Museum of Contemporary Art in the context of the 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Greece
Wild Noise: Artwork from The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Habana, Cuba
The 10th Xposed International Queer Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
The Manufacturing of Rights, curated by Grégory Casterá and Sandra Terdjman, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut
Then & Now: Ten Years of Residencies at The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Natural Beginners, Nuvolari, Paris, France
Ejercicios de traslado: colecciones 9915, Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain
6 Proyecciones, Casa América, Madrid, Spain
Encrucijadas//Encruzilhadas: Corpos, Corpus, Corpses, Dialogues for Latin American Cinemas, Michelson Theater, NYU Department of Cinema Studies, New York, NY
NUMUteca: libre, Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Ornament (Two-person show with Amy Siegel), Simon Preston Gallery, New York, NY
Wave & Particle, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
FOKUS 2015 Video Art Festival, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
Rip It!, Theater Freiburg & Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany
2014 Tiger Awards Competition for Short Films, International Film Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
#1: Cartagena: The First International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, curated by Berta Sichel with Bisi Silva, Barbara Krulik and Paul Willemsen, Cartagena, Colombia
QP5- El cuerpo queer, la construcción de la memoria, with Zanele Muholi, curated by Anamaría Garzón Mantilla ARTE ACTUAL – FLACSO, Quito, Ecuador
7.000.000, curated by Arlandis Marroquí, Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló, Spain
Micro-acciones de emergencia # 3, curated Inés Jover and Claudia Segura, ADN Platform, Barcelona, Spain
I see in the Sea Nothing Except the Sea. I don’t See a Dove. I don’t See a Shore, curated Heather M. O’Brien, The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
La noche del apagón, curated Isaias Griñolo y Beatriz Preciado, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, curated Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Festival de Cine Ciclo Rosa, Cinemateca Distrital, Bogotá, Colombia; Centro Colombo Americano, Medellín
Festival Internacional de Cine de Murcia, Muricia, Spain
Festival Internacional de Cine Asterisco, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Transvisible, curated by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill with Anabella Acevedo, Rosina Cazali and Pablo Ramírez, XIX Bienal de Arte Paiz, Guatemala
Colonia apócrifa, curated by Juan Guardiola, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain
Bellos Jueves, curated by Santiago Villanueva, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
European Short Films Competition, New Horizons International Film Festival, Wroclaw, Poland
Sinopale 5, curated by T. Melih Görgün, Dimitrina Sevova, Emre Zeytinoğlu, Aslı Çetinkaya, Işın Önol and Elke Falat, International Sinop Biennale, Sinop, Turkey
Realidades en Conflicto, curated by Francine Birbragher and Oscar Roldán Alzate, Espacio Artnexus, Estudios Las Nieves, Bogotá, Colombia
PORT, curated by Thomas Grødal, Galerij Verbeeck Van Dyck, Antwerp Queer Arts Festival, Antwerp, Belgium
BY INVITATION ONLY, curated by Lucia Sanromán, Instant HERLEV Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
5 Years, 6 Works, 7 Artists, LOOP Awards 2010-2014, Fuso: Anual de Video Arte Internacional de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Después de lo anterior, curated by Carolina Ponce de León, Galería Santa Fe, Bogotá, Colombia
memórias inapagaveis, curated by Agustín Pérez-Rubio, Sesc Pompeia—VIDEOBRASIL, São Paolo, Brazil
The Unwritten, curated by Valentijn Byvanck, Marres House for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Burning Down the House, curated by Jessica Morgan with Fatos Ustek and Emiliano Valdes, 10th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
EVAKUIEREN with Camilo Godoy, curated by Akira Takayama, Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany
Inventer le possible. Vidéothèque éphémère 2, curated by Marta Ponsa and Hilde Van Gelder, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
16 Muestra Internacional Documental de Bogotá, Colombia
Salón de Belleza in Utopian Pulse — Flares in the Darkroom, curated by Miguel A. López, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Evidencias de los hechos — Adquisiciones recientes, Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia
Future Generation Art Prize, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
Migraciones: Género, economía, poscolonialismo, curated by Michael López Murillo, Galería de Arte del Palacio Municipal, Puebla, Mexico
Rencontres Internationales a Paris, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France
2013 global aCtIVISm, curated by Peter Weibel and Andreas Beitin, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany
The Temptation of AA Bronson, curated by AA Bronson, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Erinnerungsfelder/ Campos de memoria, curated by Oscar Ardila, Galerie Ratskeller, Berlin, Germany (Brochure)
Carlos Motta – Zachary Drucker – Sopheak Sao, programmed by Åsa Segerstedt Falewicz, Where Dreams Cross at Cinemaqueer International Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden
Wavelengths Program, programmed by Andréa Picard, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada (Brochure)
Disobedience Archive, curated by Marco Scotini, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
Fractured Spaces, programmed by Jerónimo Rodriguez, Flaherty NYC Film Festival, New York, NY
Ideas y Presupuestos, curated by Marti Manen, jugada a 3 bandas, Galeria Liebre, Madrid, Spain
Intersections, curated by Idurre Alonso, Museum of Latin American Art (Molaa), Long Beach, CA
Without Reality There is No Utopia, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2012 Battleground States, curated by Aaron Moulton, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
From Below, As A Neighbor, curated by Fatima Hellberg, Drugo More, Rijeka, Croatia
Ciclo rosa 2012, Cinemateca Distrital y Galería Santa Fé, Bogotá, Colombia
Required Reading: Printed Material As Agent of Intervention, curated by Yaelle Amir, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY (Brochure)
Contested Territories, curated by Miguel Amado, Dorsky Gallery—Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY (Brochure)
Salvajes, Traneudstillingen Exhibition Space, Hellerup, Denmark
Latin America: Between Identity and Mask, curated by Antonio Arévalo, Art Stays International Festival of Contemporary Art, Ptuj, Sovenia
III Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan, curated by Deborah Cullen, Sergio Bessa, Ursula Dávila and Rebeca Noriega, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Book)
New York: Latin American and Spanish Artists in New York, curated by Paco Cano, Eva Mendoza and Jodie Dinapoli, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C.
2011 Found in Translation, curated by Nat Trotman, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
The Walls That Divide Us, curated by Miguel Amado, Apex Art, New York, NY
The Air We Breathe, curated by Apsara di Quinzio, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (Book)
Modo de empleo 3: Desobedecer a toda costa, video y manifestaciones, curated by Miguel López, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York, NY (Book)
Sin realidad no hay utopia, curated by Alicia Murría, Mariano Navarro and Juan Antonio Álvarez, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, Spain
InSite: Art + Commemoration, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (Online), New York, NY
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, NY (Catalog)
Drawn to Disaster, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Motion of a Nation, curated by Antonio Arévalo, VM21 Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Aesthetic Justice, curated by Niels van Tomme, The Lambent Foundation, New York, NY (Brochure)
Boundaries: Selections from the Molaa Permanent Collection, Molaa, Long Beach, CA
Stuttgart Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany (Brochure)
2010 To the Arts Citizens!, curated by Oscar Faria and João Fernandes, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal (Book)
Notes on Memories, curated by Sophie Goltz, IG Bildende kunst, Vienna, Austria
smART, curated by Sonia Becce, Miami Dade College at The Freedom Tower, New York, NY (Catalog)
Second World Congress of Free Artists, organized by CAMEL, Aarhus Kunstbygning, Aarhus, Denmark (Book)
27th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel, Germany
How To Do Things with Words, curated by Melanie Crean, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
The Politics of Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (Catalog)
The Creative Act, curated by Tone Hansen, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway (Book)
Dwelling-in-Travel, curated by Katia Anguelova and Andrea Wiarda, Art Today Association - Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Kabul, Jenin, Tehran..., curated by João Ribas, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
2nd “Qui Vive?” Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moskow Museum of Modern Art, curated by Martin Schibli, Moscow, Russia
The Mobile Archive, Stacion-Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Kosovo
The Art of War, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Avenue of the Americas, curated by Adam Kleinman, LMCC Lent Space, New York, NY(Publication)
39th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands (Brochure)
Geography of Trans-territories, curated by Hou Hanru, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Biennale Cuvee 10, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria (Catalog)
2009 Le spectacle du quotidien, curated by Hou Hanru, X Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France (Book)
Matrix: The Unstable Reality, 28 Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubijana, Slovenia (Catalog)
Conversation Pieces, curated by Sean Donaher and Mariam Ghani, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY (Brochure)
5x5Castelló, Espai d'art contemporani de Castelló, Castellón, Spain (Catalog)
Turn on, Tune in, Drop out, curated by nicoykatiushka, Beijing 798 Biennale 2009, China
Feedforward- The Angel of History, curated by Christiane Paul and Steve Dietz, LABoral Art Center, Gijón, Spain (Catalog)
The 21st Cen., The Feminine Century, and the Century of Diversity and Hope, International Incheon Women Artists' Biennale, Incheon, South Korea
NO SOUL FOR SALE – A Festival of Independents, with Miguel Amado + Filipa Oliveira and with Migrating Forms X Initiative, New York, NY
Special Editions, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
Turn On, Slag Gallery, New York, NY
Biennale Democrazia, Torino, Italy
t.error, curated by Aniko Erdosi, Hungarian Cultural Institute, New York, NY
Things Fall Apart, curated by Joy Garnett, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Soft Manipulation, or Who is Afraid of The New Now?, curated by Zoran Eric, Maria Lind and Enrico Lunghi, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Stiftelsen 314, Bergen, Norway (Book)
The Prisoner's Dilemma, curated by Leanne Mella, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL (Book)
Archivo Sur, curated by Antonio Arévalo, Futura, Prague, Czech Republic
Alternating Beats, curated by Zeljka Himbele, RISD Art Museum, Providence, RI
European Social Forum (ESF) Screening Program, programed by Michele Masucci and Jesper Nordahl, Mälmo, Sweden
Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding, curated by Carin Kuonic and Marisa Olson for The Vera List Center, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons, New York, NY
The Greenroom, curated by Maria Lind, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson (Catalog)
Wild Horses, curated by Nicolas Audureau, Art Space Diffusion138, University of Grenoble, France
The Long Distance Runner, Organized by Production Unit, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
Auto Memorized, Centrum for fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden
Festival International d'Art Video de Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco
TROUBLEMAKERS, curated by Marco Baravalle, Magazzini del Salle- Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
Night School, a project by Anton Vidokle, New Museum, New York, NY
In The Private Eye, curated by Yaelle Amir, ISE Foundation, New York, NY
2007 OPEN HOUSE WITH OPEN STUDIOS, IASPIS, filtered by Cecilia Widenheim and Marti Manen, Stockholm, Sweden
INFINITU ET CONTINI, curated by Denise Carvalho, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Timeline: Human Speed and Technology Speed, curated by Jeeyun Kim, Korea Cultural Service China, Hong Kong, China
EXPOSURE, curated by Patrick Grenier, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Catalog)
MAKING GOOD LUCK, curated by Larry Litt and Cecilia Jurado, Y- Gallery, Queens, NY
PAWNSHOP, e-flux projects, New York, NY
Atlante Latinoamericano, Centro de las Artes Conarte, curated by Antonio Arevalo, En el Marco de el Forum Internacional de las Culturas, Monterrey, Mexico
Tollé...Toleránce (Screening), Images Citoyennes, Festival International de la Vidéo, Liege, Belgium
Unmarked Categories, with HOMEWORK, organized by Elmas Deniz, K2, Yzmir, Istanbul (Publication)
Quote Unquote, curated by Yaelle Amir, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY(Brochure)
CHALLENGERS!: art-e-conomy Selected Video Screening, curated by Marko Stamenkovic, Laboratorio Occupato Morion, Venice, Italy
Symbiotic/Synergy: Selections from The Center for Book Arts Community, curated by Alex Campos, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL
Carte Blanche á Heure Exquise! (Screening), International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
in someone else’s skin, curated by Rebeca Noriega-Costas. CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (Brochure)
The Karma of War (Screening), curated by Carla Machiavello, Wang Center, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Oog-Eye, Foam_Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
Recorridos y Video Proyecciones Durante ARCO, curated by Antonio Arevalo, ArtBus, Madrid, Spain
System Error: War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, curated by Lorenzo Fusi and Naeem Mohaiemen, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy (Catalog)
2006 Estrecho Dudoso, curated by Virginia Pérez-Ratton and Tamara Díaz Bringas, TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica (Catalog)
OHNE BLICK, Musée de Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
pa.per.ing, curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy, Art in General at Deutsche Bank, New York, NY
Festival des Cinémas Différents de Paris (Screening), Centre Culturel La Clef, Paris, France
Estudio Abierto, Organized by Gobierno de La Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Palacio de Correos, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Catalog)
10 Defining Experiments: cifo 2006 Grant Program Recipients, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL (Catalog)
Manifesta 6 School (Cancelled), curated by Mai Abu El Dehab, Anton Vidokle and Florian Waldvogel, Manifesta 6, Nicosia, Cyprus
Prevailing Climate (Screening), curated by Rachel Gugelberger and Jeffrey Walkowiak, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
3 Biennale Adriatica di Arti Nuove, curated by Antonio Arévalo, San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy (Catalog)
Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program Exhibition, Chelsea Museum, New York, NY
El Museo's 4th Bienal: The (S) Files, curated by Deborah Cullen and Miki Garcia with Marysol Nieves, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Catalog)
4ème Festival International du Cinéma Iranien en Exil, (Screening), Art en Exil, Paris, France
When Artists Say We, organized by Andrea Geyer and Christian Rattemeyer, Artists Space, New York, NY
Bzzzz, curated by Jaime Cerón, Fundacion C4rto Nivel Arte Contemporaneo, Bogota, Colombia
Russia: Significant Other, curated by Olga Kopenkina, ICA at the Anna Akhmatova Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (Brochure)
Surveillance, curated by Rocio Aranda Alvarado, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ (Brochure)
Moving Time, curated by Hwang Jin, Jeeyun Kim, Inhee Iris Moon, Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Service, New York, NY (Brochure)
Featured Artist Projects, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
2005 El Salón de la Justicia, Galería Santa Fé, Bogotá, Colombia
Co-dependent, with Julieta Aranda, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University, Miami, FL
New Vectors, Southern Panorama/15th International Electronic Art Festival Videobrasil, Sesc Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Catalog)
BEOGRAD NEKAD I SAD, curated by Marko Stamenkovic, Prodajna galerija "Beograd", Belgrad, Serbia
El Museo's 4th Bienal: The (S) Files, El Museo, curated by Deborah Cullen and Miki Garcia with Marysol Nieves, New York, NY (Catalog)
Enemy Image, curated by Elena Sorokina, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Se acabó el rollo? La fotografia en Colombia de 1950 a 2000, curated by Eduardo Serrano, Museo Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia (Publication)
Selections from 'Dancing Bear' the Collection of W.M. Hunt, Arles: Les Rencontres Internationales de la Photo 2005, Arles, France
The Generals, with Julieta Aranda, K8 Hardy and Gareth James, invited by Sofia Hernández, Art in General, New York, NY (Publication)
Digital Cotton, curated by Matthew Mascotte, Savannah Gallery at Savannah College of Art, Savannah, GA
2004 The Book as Object and Performance, curated by Sara Reisman, Gigantic ArtSpace, New York, NY (Catalog)
LMCC's Workspace 120 Broadway Open Studios, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
The Freedom Salon, curated by Christina Kukielski and Apsara Di Quinzio, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
2 Biennale Adriatica di Arti Nuove, curated by Antonio Arévalo, San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy (Catalog)
Free Roaming: Video Madness (Screening), curated by Euridice Arratia, El Museo, New York, NY
Produciendo Realidad, curated by Marco Scotini, Associazione Culturale Prometeo di Lucca, Lucca, Italy (Catalog)
Urbes Interiores, curated by José Roca, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia (Catalog)
Outdoor Intervention, PS122 Gallery, New York
Establishing Shot, curated by Christian Rattemeyer, Artists Space, New York, NY (Catalog)
2003 Salón Regional de Artistas de Bogotá, Museum of Modern Art, Bogotá, Colombia (Catalog)
XII Art Biennial of Cerveira, Forum Cultural, Cerveira, Portugal (Catalog)
Visiones, Fotología Photography Festival, curated by Clemencia Poveda, Universidad de Salamanca, Bogotá, Colombia (Brochure)
Translatability, curated by David Adamo and Gordana Benzanov, Berliner Kunstproject, Berlin, Germany
Agitate: Negotiating the Photographic Process, curated by Dore Bowen and Chuck Mobley, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA (Publication)
No Money No Honey, curated by Antonio Arévalo, Area (Contenitore d'Arte Contemporanea), Palermo, Italy
[B L A N K]: In Pursuit of An American History, curated by Stephanie Dinkins and Keith Miller, Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
2002 Mundos Creados: Constructed Photography from the Wider Caribbean, curated by Wim Melis, Noorderlicht Photofestival, Fries Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands (Catalog)
Fresh: New Photography, Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art, New York, NY
2001 Latin-American Photography from New York to Santiago de Chile, curated by Antonio Arévalo, Fotografia, Primo Festival Internazionale di Roma, IILA, Rome, Italy (Catalog)
2000 Tecnica Mista, curated by Patrizia Landi, La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy (Brochure)
GRANTS, RESIDENCIES, AWARDS
2019 Project Grant, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, New York
2018 Visiting Scholar, Department of Performance Studies, New York University (NYU), New York
2017 Prizewinner, The Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise, New York, NY
2016 Studio Residency, Les Récollets, Paris, France
Finalist— Discovery Award. LOOP, Barcelona, Spain
2014 Main Prize, Future Generation Art Prize, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
2013 Hoteles Catalonia Award, LOOP, Barcelona, Spain
Beca de circulación nacional e internacional para artistas y agentes de las artes visuales, Ministerio de Cultura, Colombia
Artist in Residency, Institute for Art and Religion, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY
2012 Makers Muse Award, Kindle Project, Santa Fé, NM
Visual Arts Grant, Creative Capital, New York, NY
2010 Individual Artist Grant, New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), New York, NY
Jury Prize, Map Digital Space, Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), Ithaca, NY
2009 Artist Residency, Flaggfabrikken, Bergen, Norway
2008 Guggenheim Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, NY
New Commission, Art in General, New York, NY
Studio Residency, Smack Mellon, New York, NY
Special Editions Residency, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
Finishing Funds, Experimental Television Center, New York, NY
2007 Grant, Art Matters Foundation, New York, NY
Artist Residency, International Artists Studio Program in Sweden (IASPIS), Stockholm, Sweden
Swing Space Program, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
DaNY Arts Grant (with HOMEWORK), Danish Arts Council, Aarhus, Denmark
2006 Subvention Grant, Cisneros Fontanals Foundation (CIFO), Miami, FL
Next Exhibition Award, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
2005 Fellowship, 2005/6, Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, NY
Workspace Grant for Emerging Artists, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
2004 Workspace Program Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2001 Fellowship, 2001/2/3, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, New York, NY
Rhodes Family Award for Exceptional Achievement in Photography, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Bronx Museum, New York, NY
Cisneros Fontanals Foundation, Miami, FL
Deutsche Bank, New York, NY
Fundación Arco, Madrid, Spain
Fundación Cisneros, Caracas, Venezuela/New York
Fundación RAC (Rosón Arte Contemporáneo), Pontevedra, Spain
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Lab’ Bel, Paris, France
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Barcelona/Screen Projects/LOOP, Barcelona, Spain
Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, Peru
Museu Fundação Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
Timeline, Konstfack’s Videotek, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
Wroclaw Museum of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
Present Adjunct Faculty, MFA & BFA Photography Departments, Parsons The New School of Design, New York
Adjunct Faculty, BFA Photography Department, The School of Visual Arts, New York
Adjunct Faculty, General Studies Program, International Center of Photography, New York
2014 Visiting Faculty, MFA, Pratt Institute School of Art and Design, Brooklyn, New York
2013 Visiting Faculty, MFA, Cooper Union School of Art, New York
2012 Adjunct Faculty, Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
2011 Visiting Faculty, MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
LECTURES, PANELS, PRESENTATIONS
2018 Max Wasserman Forum on Contemporary Art: Future Genders (Symposium), MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, November 10, 2018
Butterfly’s Mirror: A Conversation on Carlos Motta’s Refugee Portraits in The Crossing, The Dedalus Foundation (organized by Denniston Hill), New York, May 17, 2018
Carlos Motta (Artist Talk), The Mount Royal School of Art MFA Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, October 9, 2018
Carlos Motta (Artist Talk), NYU Performance Studies, New York University, New York, March 22, 2018
Shapes of Freedom: Carlos Motta (Artist Talk), Social Science and Cultural Studies Department, Pratt Institute, New York, February 12, 2018
2017 Trans*historicities (Panel), NYU Fales Library and Special Collections, New York, November 3, 2017
Carlos Motta in Conversation with Lia Gangitano, Americas Society, New York, November 2, 2017
2016 La internacional queer: La indecencia y el futuro de la teología (Symposium with Ron Athey, Hugo Córdova-Quero and Linn Tonstad), MALBA, Buenos Aires, October 15, 2016
Nefandus: Colonial Sexual Alterity and Histories for the Future (Symposium with Anjali Arondekar, Pablo Bedoya, Joseph Massad, Fernanda Molina and Pete Sigal), Pérez Art Museum (PAMM), Miami, August 27, 2016
Histories for the Future (Panel with Tone Hellesund, Heather Love and Julia Morandeira), Hordaland Kunstsenter, August 27, 2016
What Now? On Future Identities (Panel), Art in General, in collaboration with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, New York, May 20, 2016
Jack McGrath on Carlos Motta’s Nefandus Trilogy, P·P·O·W, New York, May 17, 2016
Editor Evan Moffitt in conversation with Carlos Motta, Reading Room, Frieze New York, May 9, 2016
Asking and Telling It: A Conversation between Carlos Motta and Juan Ledezma, Henrique Faria Fine Art, New York, March 9, 2016
La universidad desconocida (Symposium), Museo Jumex, Mexico City, January 29-30, 2016
2015 Sunny Bunny — Molodist Kiev International Film Festival (Member of the jury), October 24- November 1, 2015
Conflict #5 – ‘Do-Gooding’ and Criticality (Artist Presentation), Art and Social Justice Working Group, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School, New York September 24, 2015
MoMA R&D Salon: Fluid States of America (Panel with Paola Antonelli, Micha Cárdena, Thomas Lax, Latoya Peterson, Tricia Wang), Museum of Modern Art, New York, September 16, 2015
Drawing in A Straight Line (Panel with Nayland Blake, Collier Shorr and Bob Nickas), Artist Space, New York, July 16, 2015
Encuentro profesionales ArteBA (Co-organizer with Miguel López), ArteBA, Buenos Aires, June 4-7, 2015
Gender Talents (Panel Organizer with Kate Bornstein, Johanna Burton, Tiger Devore, Tara Mateik and Tavia Nyong’o), New Museum, New York, May 3, 2015
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Purchase College, State University of New York, April 15, 2015
Art, Social Change, and the Urban Sphere (Panelist with Johanna Fateman, Eva Franch i Gilabert and Dread Scott), The City College of NY (CCNY), New York, March 26, 2015
Who remains? Subjectivity After Identity Politics part of the Visible/Invisible Symposium, (Panelist with Katherine Hubbard, Steffani Jemison and Luke Willis Thompson. Moderated by Johanna Burton), New Museum, New York, March 7, 2015
Encuentros profesionales ARCO (Participant in both Miguel López’s and Manuel Segade’s encounter), ARCO, Madrid, Feb 27-28, 2015
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Pratt University, New York, February 11, 2015
SITAC XII: Just Art(e) Justamente (Screening) Patronato de arte contemporáneo, Mexico City, Jan. 22-24, 2015
The Empire of Love: Alternative Relationships and Other Possibilities (Symposium co-organizer with Mary Coble and Sara Jördeno. With Erika Alm and Ellie Nordfeldt, Katarina Bonnevier, Mathias Danbolt, Al Masson, and Transmilitanta Brigaden), Valand Academy, Gothenburg, Jan. 25, 2015
Queer/Art/Film: Carlos Motta presents TO DIE LIKE A MAN, IFC Center, January 12, 2015
2014 Carlos Motta: Nefandus Trilogy (Screening and artist presentation), Jeu de Paume, Paris, October 14, 2014
Carlos Motta: Nefandus Trilogy (Screening and artist presentation), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, October 4, 2014
Carlos Motta: Gender Talents (Artist Presentation), 98weeks —Beirut, Lebanon, July 14, 2014
Curatorial Intensive in Mexico City (Artist Presentation), Independent Curators International —Museo Jumex, Mexico, July 3, 2014
El cuerpo producido (Panel with Carolina Escobar Sarti and Dorotea Gómez), Centro Cultural de España —19 Bienal de Arte Paiz, Guatemala, Peru, June 7, 2014
Talentos de género: Disidencias sexo-genéricas y prácticas políticas desde REDMMUTRANS (Panel with Galilea Bracho (REDMMUTRANS), Jorge Chavarría (artist), Ricardo García (UNAIDS), Carlos Motta (artist), Lic. Trinidad (Presidential Commission Against the Discrimination and Racism Against Indigenous People), and Gabriela Tuch (Sexual Diversity Defender, Attorney General’s Office for Human Rights, Guatemala) —Centro Cultural de España — 19 Bienal de Arte Paiz, Guatemala, Peru, June 5, 2014
Genealogías del arte latinoamericano desde la sexualidad y el género (Panel with Miguel López y Fernanda Nogueira), PARC-Perú Arte Contemporáneo, Lima, Peru, Abril 26, 2014
The Queer Art of the Counter Archive (Panel moderator. With Harrison Apple, Andy Campbell, and Ryan Conrad), Radical Archives Conference, A/P/A Institute & Cantor Film Center, NYU, April 12, 2014
The Oncoming Corner # 13: Carlos Motta (Screening and Discussion), A project by Malin Arnell at her Brooklyn apartment, March 30, 2014
Visual Activism Symposium (Keynote Presentation), SF MoMA and International Association for Visual Culture, San Francisco, March 14-16, 2014
El sexo (el arte) y la ciudad (Workshop), Galeria Arte Actual, Quito, Ecuador, February 17-19, 2014
Los contextos queer en el arte (Panel with Eduardo Carrera, Eduardo Fajardo and León Sierra), Cine Ocho y Medio, Quito, Ecuador, February 18, 2014
2013 Oiticica-subterrânea (Panel moderator. With Irene Small and Víctor Manuel Rodriguez), PINTA FORUM, PINTA NY, November 15, 2013
ritual of queer rituals (Ritual co-organizer with AA Bronson. With Ron Athey, François Chaignaud, Ebe Oke, Elizabeth Povinelli and Linn Tonstad), Witte de With, Rotterdam, November 2, 2013
The Practice of Reading Undocumented Histories (Artist Talk & Screening with Prof. Carmen Mörsch) Kunsthof Zürich at Main Auditorium ZHdK, Zürich, October 31, 2013
Art Talk: AA Bronson and Carlos Motta, Hyperallergic, New York, August 21, 2013
Aesthetics of Engagement (Panel Discussion with Mariam Ghani, Murtaza Vali and Ann Mesner), Pratt University, New York, May 9, 2013
El sexo (el arte) y la ciudad (Artist Presentation), Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City, July 31, 2013
Youth (Lecture and panel discussion with Naomi Hirabayashi, Barry McGee, Carlos Motta, and Ellin O’Leary and Dennis Schol), IDEAS CITY Conference, New York, May 2, 2013
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Paul Branch Lecture Series, CalArts, Los Angeles, April 25, 2013
Godfull: Shape Shifting God as Queer (Symposium co-organizer with Jared Gilbert. With Lovett/Codagnone, Darnell L. Moore, Ernesto Pujol, Robert Sember, Samita Sinha and Linn Tonstad) The Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice, Union Theological Seminary, New York, April 12, 2013
La forma de la libertad (Panel Discussion with Susana Vargas, Alonso Hernandez, Oscar Garcia and Xabier Lizarraga), Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City, April 9, 2013
Gender Talents: A Special Address (Symposium co-organizer with Electra. With Xabier Arakistain, Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad, Giuseppe Campuzano, J. Jack Halberstam, Carlos Motta, Beatriz Preciado, Dean Spade, Terre Thaemlitz, Wu Tsang & Safra Project, Del LaGrace Volcano and Campbell X), TATE Modern, London, February 2, 2013
2012 Conflict and the Rebel City (Panel Discussion with Miguel Amado, Chelsea Haines and Sreshta Rit Premnath) Dorsky Gallery—Curatorial Projects, Long Island City, Queens, October 21, 2012
Carlos Motta, We Who Feel Differently (Lecture and Screening), Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, October 11, 2012
Feeling Differently (Round Table with Sianne Ngai, Nomy Lamm & Raegan Truax), Stanford University, October 10, 2012
Show and Tell: Carlos Motta in Conversation with Larry Rinder (Talk), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, October 8, 2012
Absolute Democracy (Symposium co-organizer with Oliver Ressler), Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria, September 26, 2012
Carlos Motta: Algunos apuntes sobre las políticas del afecto queer (Lecture and Screening), Lugar a dudas, Cali, Colombia, August 9, 2012
Carlos Motta, We Who Feel Differently (Lecture and Screening), Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, July 17, 2012
Digital Art & Democracy: People, Places, Participation (Symposium—Artist Presentation), University of California, Santa Cruz, June 1, 2012
We Who Feel Differently: Thursday Night Events— (Organizer of public programs in the context of New Museum solo exhibition) New Museum, New York, May 31 – September 6, 2012
We Who Feel Differently: A Symposium (Co-organizer with Raegan Truax), New Museum, New York, May 4-5, 2012
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, April 17, 2012
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, March 29, 2012
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Escuela de Artes Plásticas (EAP), San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 12, 2012
SITAC X: The Future: The Long Count Begins Again (Symposium), Patronato de arte contemporáneo, Mexico City, Feb. 9, 10 and 11, 2012
2011 Writing as Practice: Peripheral Continuity (Symposium— Artist Presentation with Andrea Geyer), International Center of Photography, New York, December 17, 2011
Theologies of Liberation (Artist Talk with Jared Gilbert), Y Gallery, New York, December 15, 2011
The Walls That Divide Us (Artist Talk with Leor Grady), Apexart, New York, December 8, 2011
The Future Lasts Forever (Book Presentation with Migue López and Lisa Rosendahl), Gävle Konstcentrum, Sweden, November 19, 2011
Broken English (Panel Discussion with Julieta Aranda, Defne Ayas, Adam Kleinman and Naeem Mohaiemen) Performa Hub, Performa 11, New York, November 13, 2011
A New Discovery: Queer Immigration in Perspective (Panel Discussion), Museum of Art and Design, New York, October 15, 2011
Live Out Loud (Panel Discussion), Pratt University, Brooklyn, October 11
The Gay Generation Gap (Panel Discussion), Dixon Place, New York, October 2, 2011
We Who Feel Differently (Artist Presentation), Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA, September 26, 2011
Diversidad Sexual, Activismo y Arte en Cali (Panel Discussion), Espacio de Arte Contemporaneo, Museo La Tertulia, Cali, August 11, 2011
Artist Residencies and Conflict Areas (Symposium), Goethe-Institut, New York, June 25, 2011
Aesthetic Justice (Artist Presentation with Niels Van Tomme), Cabinet, New York, June 14, 2011
We Who Feel Differently (Panel Discussion), Torpedo Books, Oslo, Norway, May 20, 2011
We Who Feel Differently (Panel Discussion), Gallery USF, Bergen, Norway, May 19, 2011
Aesthetic Justice (Seminar), Provisions Libraby and Lambent Foundation, New York, May 14, 2011
Queerocracy (Symposium), The New School University, New York, April 17, 2011
Sexuality and the State in Latin America (Panel with Noelle Stout), Columbia University, New York, Apr 13, ‘11
2010 Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Nov. 4, 2010
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Oct. 12, 2010
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Hunter College, New York, NY, Sept.29, 2010
La imagen emancipada (Panel Discussion), ARTEBA’10, Buenos Aires, June 26, 2010
Ask Los Artistas (Panel Discussion), VOLTA NY, New York, March 6, 2010
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), Santa Cruz, CA, Feb.26, 2010
Geography of Trans-teritories (Panel Discussion), San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, Feb.24, 2010
Carlos Motta (Artist in Residency & Artist Presentation), Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT, January 29- Feb 7, 2010
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Medienwerkstatt, Vienna, Austria, Nov. 30, 2009
Feedforward: The Angel of History (Symposium), Laboral, Gijon, Spain, Oct. 23-24, 2009
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen, Norway, Oct. 15, 2009
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), California College of the Arts Curatorial Practice Program, San Francisco, Oct. 9, 2009
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), SF Camerawork with Galeria La Raza, San Francisco, Oct. 8, 2009
¡Presente! Daniel Alarcón and Carlos Motta: Next-Generation Latin American Art and Literature (Panel Discussion), Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, Oct. 10, 2009
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, Croatia, Sept. 4, 2009
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College, New York, June 26, 2009
Atti Democratici (Panel Discussion), Casa della Creativita, Florence, Italy, May 6, 2009
Symposium on Integration, April 4, 2009, Konsthall C in collaboration with Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm
The Good Life (Workshop), El Parqueadero, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, March 14-15, 2009
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI, February 18, 2009
2008 The Shape of Things to Come – Artists as Public Intellectuals (Panel Discussion), Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA, December 4, 2008
What is Real? Photography and the Politics of Truth (Symposium), International Center of Photography, Dec 12-13, 2008
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, November 13, 2008
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Parsons Fine Arts Lecture Series, New York, NY, October 15, 2008
Carlos Motta + Ann Farnsworth-Alvear (Artist Presentation), ICA, Philadelphia, PA, February 27, 2008
2007 Vita Activa: Political Engagement through the Arts (Artist Presentation), SODAart at Villa Arson, Nice, France, October 2007
On the edge of the abyss, one-step forward! A conversation between Carlos Motta and Juan Pedro Fabra
wip:konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden, October 2007
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), Konstfak, Stockholm, Sweden, October 2007
2006 Art/Net/Work (Artist Presentation, Panel Discussion), New Media Department, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, October 2006
2005 Town Meeting (Artist Presentation), Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, October 15, 2005
La Conceptualizacion de La Imagen (Teaching, One-Week Workshop), El Centro de La Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico, August 2005
2004 The Future of Photography (Panel Organizer and Moderator), Parsons The New School of Design, part of SPE Conference 2004, New York
Legitimizing The Other: Art and National Identity in the Age of Globalization (Artist Presentation), New York University, October 9, 2004, New York
Visiting Artist, School of Visual Arts, New York, April 2004
Establishing Shot (Panel Discussion), Artists Space, March 2004, New York
Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation), SF Camerawork, May 2003, San Francisco, CA
Slide Fest (Artist Presentation), ICP Education Program, September 2002, New York
2011 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.
The Future Lasts Forever (with Runo Lagomarsino) (Book, 224p. Edition of 500). Published by Gävle Konstcentrum and Iaspis, Sweden, 2011.
2010 We Who Feel Differently (Catalog, Edition of 500). Published by The Other Gallery, Shanghai, China, 2010.
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.
2008 What is Democracy to You? (Poster, Edition of 2000). Originally published in 2008 for exhibition at ICA, Philadelphia, USA.
2005 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.
2000 Close (Artist Monograph, 76 pages). Published in 2000 by Deskubre, Rome, Italy.
2018 Goldberg, RoseLee. “Performance Now!,” Thames and Hudson, 2018.
Moreno, Nadia. “Formas de libertad: Carlos Motta at MAMM,” Medellín, Terremoto, Jan. 25, 2018.
Motta, Carlos. “TOP 10,” Artforum, January 2018
Devun Leah and Tortorici Zeb. “Interview with Maya Mikdashi and Carlos Motta,” TSQ, November 2018.
2017 Weber, Stephanie and Matthias Mühling. “A Reader Accompanying the Exhibition After the Fact. Propaganda in the 21st Century,” Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau Munchen and the authors, Munich Germany, 2017.
Sheets, Hilarie M. “Gender Fluid Artists Come Out of the Grey Zone,” New York Times, September 15, 2017.
2016 Colucci, Emily. “X-Ray of Civilization: Beyond Biopolitics in Carlos Motta’s ‘Deviations’,” filthy dreams, May 8, 2016.
Cotter, Holland. “Carlos Motta, ‘Deviations’,” New York Times, May 12, 2016.
Dama, Francesco. “An Anthology of Queer Art Theory Puts Artists First,” Hyperallergic, May 26, 2016.
Dunham, Noah. “Unpacking ‘Otherness’ in Carlos Motta’s Deseos”, The Portland Mercury, September 15, 2016.
Gaia, Giovanni. “Performance e provocazione. Alla Tenuta dello Scompiglio,” Artribune, June 13, 2016.
Getsy, David. “QUEER— Documents of Contemporary Art,” Whitechapel Gallery and MIT Press, 2016.
Kleinman, Adam. “Carlos Motta,” Artforum, Summer 2016.
Masushio, Taro. “Critics’ Picks: Carlos Motta,” Artforum, May 6, 2016.
Motta, Carlos. “Activism, Visuality, and the Needs of Queer Youth,” Journal for Visual Culture, April 2016.
Motta, Carlos. “We Are Orlando,” Bomb Magazine, June 15, 2016.
Yerebakan, Osman Can. “Carlos Motta: Deviations at PPOW,” ARTE FUSE, May 13, 2016.
Small, Zachary. “Art that Slows Down How We Assess Gender,” Hyperallergic, April 4, 2016.
Tyc, Cat. “Carlos Motta,” Bomb Magazine, May 6, 2016.
Vazquez, Neil. “Artist Carlos Motta Revives Latin America’s Queer Culture With ‘Histories for the Future’ at PAMM,” Miami New Times, July 12, 2016.
Getsy, David J. “Histories for the Future: Visionary Identification in the Work of Carlos Motta,” Brochure, P·P·O·W, New York.
Kogler, Stefanie. “The art practice of Carlos Motta and the archive as a tool for re-enactment and communication,” World Art, March 2016.
Luna, Claire. “Carlos Motta,” Arte al Dia, January 2016.
Silver, Erin. “Beloved,” Brochure, Mercer Union, Toronto.
2015 Berardini, Andrew. “Carlos Motta, Suppression and Pre-Columbian Blowjobs,” Art Review, January 2015.
Janeksela, Jacklyn. “Gender Talents is Making You Rethink Everything You Thought You Knew About Gender,” culturedesigners.com, March 26, 2015.
Obregón, Catalina. “El arte pecador de Carlos Motta,” Revista Diners, February 2015.
Olsson, Nils. “En mångfald av roster,” Kunstkritikk, February 6, 2015.
Piñero, Alvaro. “‘gender talents’ es la prueba de que el género está sobrevalorado,” i-D, March 25, 2015.
Rana, Matthew. “Carlos Motta, Röda Sten Konsthall,” Frieze Magazine, April 2015.
Schoiswohl, Maria. “Insider New York: Carlos Motta,” Insiderei.com, March 19, 2015.
Sutton, Benjamin. “In an Artist’s Video Project, Getting to Know Trans and Intersex Activists,” Hyperallergic, March 24, 2015.
Svensk, Fredrik. “Sex i kolonin,“ Aftonbladet, February 23, 2015.
Teplitzky, Alex. “Performing Gender,” The Lab, Creative Capital Blog, March 11, 2015.
2014 Zaya, Octavio. “Carlos Motta: Letter to My Father,” Memórias Inapagáives, Associacâo Cultural Videobrasil, “ARCO’14: El crítico como galerista,” ABC Cultural, February 19, 2014.
Barbancho, Juan-Ramón. “El cuerpo queer, la construcción de la memoria,” http://ramona.org.ar, March 2014.
Cotter, Holland. “Under the Same Sun, Art from Latin America, at Guggenheim,” The New York Times, June 12, 2014.
Hontoria, Javier. “Nuevos escenarios en los Solo Projects,” El Cultural (Spain) — Especial ARCO, February 21, 2014.
Kovalyova, Ekaterina. “арлос Мотта: «Сексуальная идентичность — это ахиллесова пята нашего мира»”
http://theoryandpractice.ru, April 9, 2014.
“Las diversidades sociales y sexuales aún son incómodas,” HOY (Ecuador), February 23, 2014.
León de la Barra, Pablo. “Dispatch: Mexico,” blogs.guggenheim.org/map/dispatch-mexico, February 26, 2014.
León de la Barra, Pablo. “Dispatch: Colombia,” http://blogs.guggenheim.org/map/dispatch-columbia, April 2, 2014.
López Jijón, Ana María. “El cuerpo es un espacio de resistencia donde la identidad se ejerce como performance,”
Mejía, Joseph and Rafael Garrido. “Carlos Motta: Hacia una historiografía homoerótica,” ICONOS- Flacso, Ecuador.
Millán de Benavides, Carmen. “Sus monstruos son nuestros ídolos: A propósito de la Trilogía Nefanda de Carlos Motta,” Instituto Caro y Cuervo, Ciclo Rosa Audiovisual 2014.
Molina, Oscar. “Lo queer en sí es colonial,” HOY (Ecuador), February 19, 2014.
Moscoso, Manuela. “Entrevista con Carlos Motta Catalogue for “7.000.000″, Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló, ’14.
Ortíz, Diego. “Retratos de aquellas otras historias,” El Comercio (Ecuador), February 20, 2014.
Ostrander, Tobias. “My Highlights from ARCOmadrid,” ART SY, February 26, 2014.
Rodríguez Dalvard, Dominique. Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cartagena (BIACI). Revista Diners, Marzo 11, 2014.
Vera, Cristhian. “Teoría queer y memoria,” GATOPARDO Número 22 (Ecuador), 2014.
Young, Peter. “The Artists Subverting the Gender Binary,” Dazed, November 20, 2014.
2013 Bettencourt, Sandra. “A Arte Nefanda de Carlos Motta,” Janela Urbana, August 8, 2013.
Carbone, Christopher. “We Created This: The Value of Mentorship for Queer Artists in the Age of Assimilation
Master of Arts Thesis,” Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, 2013.
Cotroneo, Rocco. “Dalla politica Usa ai trans riprendo la mia Colombia,” Corriere Della Sera, January 25, 2013.
D’Arcy, David. “What the Experimental Films at TIFF Tell Us About the Future of Film,” Indiewire, September 16, 2013.
Feiss, Ellen. “Gender Talents: A Special Address,” Frieze Blog, March 4, 2013.
Feiss, Ellen. “Absolute Democracy,” Frieze Magazine, Winter 2012-2013.
Kogler, Stephanie. “Democracy Cycle— An Interview with Carlos Motta, Arara: Art and Architecture of the Americas,” Issue 11, 2013.
Marucci, Luciano. L’Arte dei Paesi Emergenti, Juliet # 163, 2013.
Mayer, Mariano. “Extranjero,” Arte al Dia, February 2013.
Motta, Carlos. “AA Bronson: On the Ineffable Quality of His Life and Work,” EXTRA EXTRA, April Issue # 2.
Motta, Carlos. “Guest Editor, (im)practical (im)possibilities,” e-flux journal # 44, April Issue.
Motta, Carlos. “Deviations to Love,” ATLANTICA, Journal of Art and Thought # 53.
Motta, Carlos. “Dios es pobre in The Second World Congress of Free Artists,” Ed. Camel Collective, Aarhus Kunsthal.
Nash, Mark. “Das Dokumnentarische im Zeitalter der Asthetik — Documentary in the Age of Aesthetics,” Kultur Kreis, 2013.
Ostrowska, Ania. “Gender Charmers, the f word, Contemporary UK Feminism,” February 24, 2013.
Sicinski, Michael, NEFANDUS in TIFF 2013. Wavelenghts Experimental Films—The Shorts and the Mediums Mubi.com, September 2013.
Sierra, Sonia. “Frontera y libertad, temas en los muros de la SAPS,” El Universal, April 9, 2013 (Mexico).
Weil, Harry J. “Somewhere There is History: A Conversation with Carlos Motta,” Afterimage Vol. 41, No. 2, 2013.
2012 “Konsten att flytta ett berg,” Aftonbladet, January 16, 2012.
Amir, Yaelle. Required Reading (Catalogue), Center for Book Arts.
Berrío, Juana, On Queering Dominant Discourses: An Interview with Carlos Motta, Six Degrees, New Museum’s Blog, September 7, 2012.
Bogre, Michelle. “Activism: Practice and Process in Photography as Activism: Images for Social Change,” Focal Press, 2012.
Cruz, Araceli. “Carlos Motta, On ‘We Who Feel Differently’ and Obama’s Gay Marriage Stance,” Village Voice, June 5, 2012.
Clements, Alexis. “Can We Queer the (Art) World, and Why Should We?,” Hyperallergic, May 9, 2012.
Diaz, Silvina. “Sentir de una manera diferente…,” Pie Derecho, May 2012.
Durant, Marc Alice. “Carlos Motta,” Saint Lucy, September 2012.
Erikson, Alex. “Centering the Fringe,” Next Magazine, April 27, 2012.
Finkelstein, Avram. “We Who Feel Differently,” criticalmob.com, May 10, 2012.
Forero Parra, Michael Andrés. Carlos Motta: entre el arte y el museo Premio Nacional de Crítica y Ensayo (Corto): Arte Contemporáneo en Colombia, 2012.
Kartofel, Graciela. “Carlos Motta at Y Gallery,” Artnexus No. 84, Volume 11, 2012.
Kogler, Stefanie. “Mediation and the Role of Archives in Contemporary Art from Latin America University of Essex,” School of Philosophy and Art History, MA Curating Latin American Art, Sep. 2012.
Loek, Heida. “Come! To Man’s Country: Counterpublic Space, Sexuality and Identity of the Gay Clone in New York City,” American Studies, MA Dissertation, University of Groningen, 2012.
López Sorzano, Liliana. “Interrogando la diferencia,” El Espectador, Mayo 20, 2012.
Nakano, Sarah. “Queer Eyes on ‘We Who Feel Differently’ Exhibit,” velvetparkmedia.com, May 23, 2012.
Petersson, Frans Josef. “Konsten att flytta ett berg,” Aftonbladet, January 16, 2012.
3ra Trienal Poli/gráfica de San Juan: El Panal/The Hive (Catalogue), Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, 2012.
Zaya, Octavio. “We Who Feel Differently,” The New Museum, New York, Arte al Dia, September 2012.
Arevalo, Antonio. “No se está trabajando con banderas sino con poéticas de lo personal,” ArtiShock, June 2011.
2011 Ardila, Oscar. “Zeit- Genössische Kunst im Öffentlichen Raum in Kolumbien,” Kunststadt Stadtkunst, April 2011, No. 58.
Artecontexto, “Without Reality There is No Utopia,” June 6, 2011.
Biesenbach, Klaus. ”Erdkunde,” Monopol Magazine, January 2011.
Bosco Díaz-Urmeneta, Juan. “Descripción de la mentira,” El País.com, June 20, 2011.
burrough, xtine, “NetWORKS: Case Studies in Web Art and Design,” Routledge, 2011.
Bourland, Ian. “Critics’ Picks, Found in Translation,” ArtForum, March 2011.
“de ll a 21: Sobre la constitución política del presente, Déficit (vs excedente),” De 11 a 21, March-June 2011, Number 1, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo Danbolt, Matthias, We Who Feel Differently, trickster.net, May 31, 2011.
La Tertulia Trangrede, El País. 8 de Agosto, 2011.
Exhibition Catalogue, “Âs Artes, Ciudadãos!,” Museu de Arte Contempoânea de Serralves, 2011.
Fisher, Cora. “Found in Translation,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 2011.
Gelder, Van Hilde. “Aesthetic Justice,” Le Magazine Jeu de Paume. 30 May 2011.
Haraldseth, Geir. “Ten questions: Carlos Motta,” Kunstikritikk Nordic Edition, kunstkrittikk.se, May 18, 2011.
Rangel, Gabriela. “arteBA: Bicentenarios después de la invención,” arteBA Fundación, 2011.
di Quinzio, Apsara. “The Air We Breathe,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011.
Symons, Stéphane. “Aesthetic Justice,” lemagazine.jeudepaume.org
”The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious,” Thames & Hudson and Aperture, 2011.
Ullebø, Kjetil. “Med kunstnerblikk pa skeive Norge,” Fredag, Kultur & Folk, May 20, 2011.
Zeithammer, Sabina. “Carlos Motta, Wiener Festwochen,” derStandard.at, June 9, 2011.
2010 Amdam, Peter. “Arkivets spøkelser,” Kunstkritikk, September 9, 2010.
Cahill, Zachary. “The Creative Act,” Artforum, December 20, 2010.
“Días de Auditorio,” ADN Cultura, June 26, 2010.
Donovan, Thom. “Melanie Crean: How to Do Things with Words,” BomBlog, November 30, 2010.
Exhibition Brochure, Biennale Cuvée 2010, at World Selection of Contemporary Art OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria 2010.
Exhibition Catalogue, smART at the Miami Dade College, Miami Dade College, 2010.
Herrera, Adriana. “Panorama del Arte Emergente Latinoamericano,” Arte Al Día, June-August 2010, Issue 131.
Hoyo, Andrés. “El teatro colombiano invade a Berlín,” Eltiempo.com, April 13, 2010.
Ithaca College Names Winners of Environmental Film Festival, IthacaIndy.com, March 10, 2010.
Kunstsenter, Henie Onstad. “Kampen om arkivet-Utstilling,” The Creative Act, Aftenposten, Kultur, September 6, 2010.
“Libertad y Desorden,” Black Box Berlin, March 23, 2010.
La Paglia, Federica. “Se Non Qui, Dove?,” Cura Magazine, October-December 2010, Issue 06.
López, Liliana. “Artistas colombianos hacen presencia en Berlín,” elespectador.com, April 23, 2010.
Marmeleira, José. “Exposição- Somos todos cidadãos do mundo em Serralves,” ípsilon, November 17, 2010.
Marshall, Piper. “Avenue of the Americas,” ArtForum, September 13, 2010.
Meierhenrich, Doris. “Freiheit und Unordnung: Theater aus Kolumbien in HAU, Berliner Zeitung, April 26, 2010.
Morales, Lorenzo, Experimento de Justicia Narrativa en Seis Actos, impre.com, March 21, 2010.
Motta, Carlos, A Conversation Between Carlos Motta and Gabriela Rangel, Henie Onstad Art Centre Exhibition Catalogue, 2010.
Motta, Carlos. Exhibition Catalogue for “The Politics of Art”, National Museum of Contemporary Arts, Athens, 2010.
Νερομάνα, Worlds Together- An hour with artist Carlos Motta Fountain Head, Communicative Experimentation, Jun 27.
Sarmiento, Jorge. “¿El Libreto Teatral Como Discurso Artístico Del Arte Contemporáneo?” esferapública.org, Sep 18.
Schulz, Ole. “Wo die Gewalt zeitlos ist- Kritische kolumbianische Theatermacher versammeln sich im HAU TANZ,” 2010.
Schulz, Ole. “Kein Fest ohne Feind,” Die Tageszeitung, April 22, 2010.
Spreng, Eberhard. “Antirhetorick einer mörderischen Wirklichkeit, Deutschlandradio Kultur,” Dradio.de, April 26, 2010.
Teicke, Friedhelm. “Festival: Libertad y Desorden Freiheit und Unordnung,” Zitty, April/May 2010.
Teicke, Friedhelm. “Gewalt und Leidenschaft,” 14 Tage Bühne, April/May 2010.
Trezzi, Nicola. “Lower Manhattan Cultural Council,” FlashArtOnline.com, July 13, 2010.
Weiner, Andrew Stefan. “The Shapes I Remember from Maps,” Tracking New Geographies, X-TRA, Vol. 12, Num. 2.
Wildermann, Patrick. “O Land voll Blut und Wunden- Passionsspiele: Politisches Theater aus Kolumbien- ein Festival am Berliner HAU,” Der Tagesspiegel, Kultur, April 24, 2010.
Wildermann, Patrick. “Die dreckigen Helilgen”, Der Tagesspiegel, March 25, 2010.
Zerpa, Marth Escalona. “Gran retrospectiva de Frida Kahlo,” el músico Ruben Rada y arte joven colombiano en Berlín Analítica.com, May 5, 2010.
2009 5x5 Castelló ‘09 Exhibition Catalogue, Castelló, July 24- September 27, 2009.
6th Annual New Prints Review, Art on Paper, November/December 2009, Vol 14, No. 2.
Allerholm, Milou. “Review of ‘Carlos Motta på Konstahall C, Stockholm’,” DN.se, February 19, 2009.
Amado, Miguel. “Review of ‘Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding’ at Parsons Anna-Maria and Stephen Keller Gallery,” Artforum, January 24, 2009.
Bellet, Harry and Dagen, Phillippe. “Petites choses, grande réussite,” Le Monde, Biennale de Lyon, September 16, 2009.
Cole, Lori. “Critics’ Picks, Things Fall Apart at the Winkleman Gallery,” Artforum, January 26, 2009.
Durant, Mark Alice. “Notes on Photography and Monumentality,” Aperture, Fall 2009.
Feedforward- El ángel de la Historia/ The Angel of History, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, 2009.
Exhibition Catalogue, 28 Grafica Bienale/ Biennial of Graphic Arts Mednarodni Graficni Likovni Center/ International Centre of Graphic Arts, 2009.
Exhibition Catalogue, Xe Biennale de Lyon, Le Spectacle du Quotidien/The Spectacle of the Everyday, Les Presses du Reél, 2009.
Exhibition Catalogue, Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale, Tuning Exhibition, Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale Organizing Committee, 2009.
Flores, Tatiana. “Preemptive Resistances: Critical Pointers in Latin American Art,” ArtNexus, June/August 2009, Issue 7.
Incerti, Roberto. “Review of ‘La Buena Vida/ The Good Life’ at Fabbrica Europa,” Stazione Leopolda, La Repubblica, May 5, 2009.
Iyer, Gayathri. “Review of ‘The End. And...’ at Frederico Séve Gallery,” latincollector, newyorkartbeat.com, Aug 4, 2009.
Lindgren, Peter. “Review of ‘Mörk bild av den svenska modellen’ at Konsthall C,” aftonbladet.se, February 20, 2009.
Listing of La Buena Vida/ The Good Life at Stazione Leopolda, Fabbrica Europa, May 5-May 23, 2009.
Manen, Martí. “Carlos Motta, los archivos del immigrante, at Konsthall C,” Exposiciones Europa.
McQuaid, Cate. “Videos, then and now, tell a story, at the RISD Museum,” Boston.com, January 4, 2009.
Motta, Carlos. “Brigada Ramona Parra,” A Prior, Issue 03, 2009.
Motta, Carlos. “Interview with Allora and Calzadilla,” BOMB, Number 109, Fall 2009.
Ospina, Lucas. “Historia de dos Artistas,” Elespectador.com, April 17, 2009.
Peña, Carolina. “La Buena Vida: Una Percepción Latinoamericana de Democracia,” Acceso Directo, Portada, Edition 40.
Peña, Pompillio. “La fuerza de Carlos Motta, at Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño, elesptador.com, March 26, 2009.
Pope-Chappell, Maya. “Dissecting the Good Life, at Smack Mellon Gallery,” nycitynewsservice.com, March 23, 2009.
P.S.1 Summer 2009 Newspaper, “Spotlight on Carlos Motta at P.S. 1 MoMA,” Summer 2009, P.S. 1 MoMA.
“Review of ‘Carlos Motta, Demokrati på riktigt’ at Konsthall C,” svd.se, February 20, 2009.
“Review of ‘Carlos Motta, Undersöker den svenska demokratin’ at Konsthall C,” kulturstan.se, January 28, 2009.
“Younger Than Jesus/ Artist Directory,” New Museum, Phaidon, 2009.
2008 Jones, Caitlin. “Review of ‘In the Private Eye’ at ISE Cultural Foundation,” Rhizome, February 2008.
Bernasconi, Roberta. “VENEZIA TUTTO S.A.L.E.,” Exibart.com, February 2008.
Zellen, Jody. “Carlos Motta,” Art Papers, January 2008.
Blagojovic, B. “Upcoming Events, ‘Parsons Fine Arts Lecture Series: Carlos Motta’,” The Zine, October 14, 2008.
Blagojovic, B. “Review of ‘Democracy in America’ at the Park Avenue Armory,” The Zine, Events, September 22, 2008.
Bryant, Eric. “The Indecisive Image,” Art News, March 2008.
Buil, Belaxis. “Carlos Motta, Capturing the Voice of the Masses,” Creative Art Network, 2008.
Cotter, Holland. “’With Politics in Air, a Freedom Free-for-All Comes to Town’ at the Park Avenue Armory,” The New York Times, September 23, 2008.
Carvalho, Denise. “The Good Life at the Institute of Contemporary Art,” Art Nexus, No.116 Sept-Nov 2008, pg. 156.
Douglas, Sarah. “New York Museum Shows to Restore Your Faith at Parsons Anna-Maria and Stephen Keller Gallery,” Art Info, November 3, 2008.
“Soft Manipulation- Who is Afraid of the New Now?”, Casino Luxembourg, 2008.
“The Greenroom, Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art”, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard Museum 2008.
Estévez, Mayra. UIO-BOG, Estudios Sonoros Desde la Región Andina, Trama, 2008.
Halpern, Ashlea. Exhibition listing of “Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding” at Parsons Anna-Maria and Stephen Keller Gallery, Time Out New York, Own this city, October 16- October 22, 2008.
Holmes, Pernilla. “Blast from the Past- Artists around the globe are turning Socialist Realism on its head, layering the once-potent tool of propaganda with irony and nostalgia,” Art News, January 2008.
Kushner, Marilyn S. “The Future Must Be Sweet- Lower East Side Printshop Celebrates 40 Years,” Lower East Side Printshop Inc., 2008.
Mella, Leanne. “The Prisoner’s Dilemma,” Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, 2008.
Moreno, S. “Review of Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding, ‘Parsons Show Examines Democracy as Brand’ at Parsons Anna-Maria and Stephen Keller Gallery,” I.D. Magazine, October 28, 2008.
Motta, Carlos. “Relations in Real Time: A Conversation with Maria Lind,” Sjónauki Art Magazine, Number 3, 2008.
Motta, Carlos. “mapa zerø, 2008 2DA Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan América Latina y el Caribe,” No. Cero, Issue 1.
Motta, Carlos. “The Good Life,” Art in General, New Commissions Program 2008.
Ozuna, Tony. Exhibition review, “Straight Shooters” of Archivo Sur: Art Between Identity and the Mask, at Futura
The Prague Post, November 19, 2008.
Roalf, Peggy. “Review of Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding, ‘Art at a Cultural Crossroads’ at Parsons Anna-Maria and Stephen Keller Gallery,” Design Arts, October 16, 2008.
Smith, Roberta. Exhibition listing of “Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding” at Parsons Anna-Maria and Stephen Keller Gallery. The New York Times, Arts and Leisure, October 10, 2008.
Thompson, Nato. Editor, A Guide to Democracy in America, Creative Time Books, 2008.
Review of Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding, “New York goes democrazy” at Parsons Anna-Maria and Stephen Keller Gallery, Flash Art, November 1, 2008.
Review of Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding at Parsons Anna-Maria and Stephen Keller Gallery, Art Slant New York, Exhibitions, October 2008.
Review of “Soft Manipulatin- Who is afraid of the new now?” at Casino Luxembourg, ArtFama, March 2009.
Stamenkovic, Marko. “Interview with Carlos Motta, ‘Victims’ Dignity’,” labforculture.org, January 23, 2008.
Velasco, David. “Review of ‘The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art’ at CCS Bard/Hessel Museum,” Artforum, September 2008.
Vriens, Matthias. Contributors, “Top Tip”, Elle UK, February 2008.
Wilson, Beth E. Review of The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art, “Lucid Dreaming” at CCS Bard/Hessel Museum, Chronogram, November 2008.
Zellen, Jody. “Carlos Motta, New York,” Art Papers, January/February 2008.
2007 Amir, Yaelle. “Carlos Motta,” The Leningrad Trilogy, Winkleman Gallery, Whitehot, Oct. 2007.
Hernández, Sofía. “Carlos Motta: Consistently Aware,” Arte Al Día Internacional, May 2007.
Motta, Carlos. “Means of Engagement: A Review of Oliver Herring's Show,” Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts, Fall 2007.
2006 Bordón, Juan Manuel. “Carta Abierta a la Vanguardia Artística en el Correo Central,” Clarin, Cultura, Nov. 11, 2006.
Clinton, Margaret Liu. “Distortion, Disruption & Dispersion: Reconfigured Retellings,” Kevin Bruk Gallery, Exhibition Brochure Essay, June 2006.
“Carlos Motta: Reciclador de Imagenes,” Conección Colombia, Abril 6, 2006.
Cotter, Holland. “Whitney Independent Study Program,” New York Times, May 12, 2006.
Costa, Marcela. “Balelatína, The Art of Latin America on the Banks of the Rhine,” Arte al Día, No 115, September 2006.
Fajardo-Hill, Cecilia. “10 Experimentos Determinantes,” Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Exhibition Catalog, 2006.
Genocchio, Benjamin. “Black and White but Not That Simple: Carlos Motta Confronts Latin American Politics,”
New York Times, April 30, 2006.
Genocchio, Benjamin. “Is It the N.S.A., Or, an M.F.A?,” New York Times, February 12, 2006.
Herrera, Adriana. “La incertidumbre en el arte contemporáneo,” El Nuevo Herald, Oct. 15, 2006.
Motta, Carlos.” Venas Abiertas?,” Exit Express, 2006.
Motta, Carlos. “Lesson Plan: Unlearn,” NYFA Current, Dec. 2006.
Motta, Carlos. ”Cultura: Hablan los Artistas,” Cambios, No. 685, August 14-20, 2006.
Kilston, Lyra. “The Front Page: Artists and Photojournalism,” Artlies, 2006.
Suarez De Jesus, Carlos. “Ella's Gift: Cifo is an oasis in a desert of concrete rot,” Miami New Times, October 2006.
McKee, Yates. “Carlos Motta’s Hemispheric Counter-Pedagogy,” Real Art Ways, Exhibition Brochure Essay, May 2006.
Perez, Dinorah. ”Carlos Motta en Kevin Bruk Gallery,” Arte al Dia, December 2006.
“Projekt: The People Speak v. Saul Albert og Mikey,” Kunst, Art Guide, September-October 2006.
Rexer, Lyle. “Bill Hunt's Photographs,” Art on Paper, January 2006.
Turner, Eliza. “Video, defined: Two shows focus on the history of video arts,” The Miami Herald, Nov 5, 2006.
2005 Cotter, Holland. “Latino Art, and Beyond Category,” New York Times, September 2, 2005.
Cullen Deborah. “The (S) Files, El Museo,” Exhibition Catalog Essay, 2005.
Henry, Clare. “The (S) Files,” ARTnews, December 2005.
Howard, Henry. “El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files/The Selected Files,” The Brooklyn Rail, November 2005.
Kopenkina, Olga. “Russia Significant Other,” ICA, Exhibition Brochure Essay, St. Petersburg, Russia, February 2006.
Micchelli, Thomas. “The Book as Object and Performance,” The Brooklyn Rail, January 2005.
Powhida, William. “Enemy Image,” The Brooklyn Rail, October 2005.
Serrano, Eduardo. “Se acabo el rollo? La fotografia en Colombia de 1950 a 2000,” Book, published by Editorial Planeta, 2005/6.
2004 Ellis, David. “New Home for WTC Art Studios,” Downtown Express, July 15, 2004.
Farrel, Jennifer. “Establishing Shot,” Exit Express, May 2004.
Hudson, Suzanne. “Establishing Shot,” Artforum, September 2004.
Rattemeyer, Christian. “Establishing Shot,” Artists Space, Exhibition Catalog Essay, April 2004.
Roca, José. “Urbes Interiores: Carlos Motta, Enterrar y Callar, Alliance Française,” Exhibition Catalog Essay, June 2004.
Schwendener, Martha. “Establishing Shot,” Time Out New York, April 15, 2004.
Stillman, Nick. “Establishing Shot,” Artforum.com, April 30, 2004.
2003 Baker, Kenneth. “Artists Leave the Camera Out of the Picture,” SF Chronicle, June 7, 2003.
Bowen, Doren. “Photography in the Mix: Flora-Fauna-Photo,” Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts, Spring/Summer 2003.
Nuovi Spazi, nasce a Aréa a Palermo, Exibart.com, January 2003.
Flynt, Robert. “Interview with Carlos Motta,” Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts, CD-ROM, Spring/Summer 2003.
“Translatability,” New York Arts Magazine, August 2003.
Nicita, Paola. “No Money, No Honey,” Exibart.com, February 12, 2003.
Comienza Fotología, Periodico El Tiempo, August 6, 2003.
“25 Artistas en el Salón Nacional,” Periodico El Tiempo, August 25, 2003.
2002 Arévalo, Antonio. “Latin-American Photography from New York to Santiago de Chile,” IILA, Exhibition Catalog Essay, May 2002.
Bastante, Maria Cristina. “Latin-American Photography from New York to Santiago de Chile,” Exibart.com, June 14, 2002.
Ciolini, Vittoria. “Identita Culturali: Toscana Fotografia,” La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Exhibition Catalog Essay, October 2002.
“Da non perdere, Carlos Motta,” Pesca Milagrosa, CityFirenze, November 5, 2002.
“Mundos Creados,” CultFrame, September 2002.
Door, Arno. “Revolutie,” De Volkskrant, September 12, 2002.
Guarnieri, Beatrice. “Pesca Milagrosa,” Exibart.com, November 7, 2002.
L’altro é il mio obbietivo torna Toscana fotografia, La Repubblica, November 2002.
La ‘Pesca Miracolosa’ dei guerriglieri colombiani, L’unita, November 8, 2002.
Melis, Wim. “Carlos Motta: 'Pesca Milagrosa', Mundos Creados: Constructed Photography from the Wider Caribbean," Noorderlicht Photofestival, Exhibition Catalog Essay, 2002.
Reieneweld, Chris. Waarachtig beeld, Financieel Dagblad, September 28, 2002, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Pietersma, lland, Ik will niet aan geweld wennen, Dagblad van het Noorden, September 2002, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Van, Ek S. “Experimentale Fotografie,” Friesch Dagblad, September 2002, Groningen, The Netherlands.
2001 Vásquez, Mauricio and de Greiff, Ilse. “Interview with Carlos Motta,” Choque y Fusión, 99.1 Radio Joven, Colombia, November 2001.
2000 Landi, Patrizia. “Tecnica Mista, La Corte Arte Contemporanea,” Exhibition Catalog Essay, May 2000.
Frailey, Stephen. “Introduction for Close,” Published by Deskubre, Rome Italy, 2000.
Tocancipa Luz Stella, Goce Visual, Revista Cromos, November 16, 2000.
Umbrico, Penelope. “Critical Essay for Close,” Published by Deskubre, Rome, Italy, 2000.