Born in Bogotá, Colombia, 1978
  Lives and works in New York, NY

  Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, USA, 2005/6

  Master of Fine Arts, 2003
  Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, New York, USA

  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, 2001
  The School of Visual Arts, 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
  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

  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, MFA Photography Department
  Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson

  Visiting Faculty, MFA
  Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
  Adjunct Faculty, General Studies Program
  International Center of Photography, New York

Carlos Motta: The Good Life and Six Acts
  Wiener FestWochen,
Vienna, Austria

  Carlos Motta: We Who Feel Differently
  Ctrl+Z Publishing and Gallery USF,
Bergen, Norway

Carlos Motta: Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice
  Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, El Parqueadero

  Carlos Motta: The Good Life and Six Acts
  Hebbel am Ufer (HAU)
Berlin, Germany

  We Who Feel Differently
  Other Gallery
Shanghai, China

  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

  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

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 

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 (Catalog)

  Untitled # 2 from Bury them and keep quiet
  Alliance Française, Bogotá, Colombia (Catalog)(2004)

  Ese Algo que Somos
  Alonso Garcés Galería, Bogotá, Colombia (2004)

  The Missing Series
  Kevin Bruk Gallery,
Miami, Fl, USA (2004)

  Pesca Milagrosa
  La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy (2002)

Found in Translation
  Guggenheim Museum,
New York. Curated by Nat Trotma

  Sin realidad no hay utopía
  Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo,
Sevilla, Spain.
  Curated by Alicia Murría, Mariano Navarro and Juan Antonio Álvarez

  Patria o Libertad!
  Cobra Museum,
Amstelveen, The Netherlands. Curated by Paco Barragán

  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
Long Beach, CA.

  Stuttgart Filmwinter,
Stuttgart, Germany

  To the Arts Citizens!
  Museu Serralves,
Porto, Portugal
Curated by Oscar Faria and
João Fernandes

  Second World Congress of Free Artists
  Aarhus Kunstbygning, Aarhus, Denmark. Organized by CAMEL

  Notes on Memories
  IG Boldende Kunst, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Sophie Goltz

  Miami Dade College, Freedom Tower, Miami. Curated by Sonia Becce

  27th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival,
Kassel, Germany

  The Politics of Art
  National Museum of Contemporary Art,
Greece, Athens

  How To Do Things With Words
  Aronson Galleries, The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons The New   School for Design, New York. Curated by Melanie Crean  

  The Creative Act
  Henie Onstad Kunstsenter,
Oslo, Norway
Curated by Tone Hansen

Art Today Association - Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Curated by
Katia Anguelova and Andrea Wiarda

  Kabul, Jenin, Tehran...
  MIT List Visual Arts Center,
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
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


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

  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

  Hungarian Cultural Institute,
New York
Curated by Aniko Erdosi

Things Fall Apart
  Winkleman Gallery,
New York
Curated by Joy Garnett

  Soft Manipulation, or Who is Afraid of The New Now?

Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  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 

  Convergence Center, Democracy in America

Creative Time at Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY, USA
  Curated by Nato Thompson

  Wild Horses
  Art Space Diffusion138, University of Grenoble
, France
  Curated by Nicolas Audureau

  Auto Memorized
  Centrum for fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden

  Festival International d'Art Video de Casablanca
Casablanca, Morocco

UNMASKED: A Marathon of Artist's Film and Videos Contesting Systems of Rule
  New Museum,
New York, NY
  Co-organized by Carlos Motta and Elise Youn

  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


  IASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden
  Filtered by Cecilia Widenheim and Marti Manen

  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

  Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  Curated by Patrick Grenier

  Y- Gallery, Queens, NY, USA
  Curated by Larry Litt and Cecilia Jurado

New York, NY, USA

  Atlante Latinoamericano
  Centro de las Artes Conarte
  En el Marco de el Forum Internacional de las Culturas
, 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 (Publication)

  Quote Unquote
  Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  Curated by Yaelle Amir (Brochure)

CHALLENGERS!: art-e-conomy Selected Video Screening
  Laboratorio Occupato Morion, Venice, Italy

  Curated by Marko Stamenkovic

  Symbiotic/Synergy: Selections from The Center for Book Arts Community
  Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL, USA
  Curated by Alex Campos

  Carte Blanche á Heure Exquise! (Screening)
  International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany

  in someone else’s skin
  CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA
  Curated by Rebeca Noriega-Costas (Brochure)

  The Karma of War (Screening)
Wang Center- Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
  Curated by Carla Machiavello

  Foam_Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  Recorridos y Video Proyecciones Durante ARCO
  ArtBus, Madrid, Spain
  Curated by Antonio Arevalo

System Error: War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
  Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
  Curated by
Lorenzo Fusi and Naeem Mohaiemen (Catalog)

  Estrecho Dudoso
  TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica
  Curated by Virginia Pérez-Ratton
and Tamara Díaz Bringas (Catalog)

  Musée de Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland

  Art in General at Deutsche Bank, New York, NY, USA
  Curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy

  Festival des Cinémas Différents de Paris (Screening)
  Centre Culturel La Clef, Paris, France

  Estudio Abierto
  Palacio de Correos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Organized by Gobierno de La Ciudad de Buenos Aires (Catalog)

10 Defining Experiments: cifo 2006 Grant Program Recipients
  Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (cifo), Miami, Florida, USA (Catalog)

  Manifesta 6 School (Cancelled)
  Manifesta 6, Nicosia, Cyprus
  Curated by Mai Abu El Dehab, Anton Vidokle and Florian Waldvogel

  Prevailing Climate (Screening)
  Sara Meltzer Gallery
, New York
  Curated by Rachel Gugelberger and Jeffrey Walkowiak

  3 Biennale Adriatica di Arti Nuove
  San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy
  Curated by Antonio Arévalo (Catalog)

  Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program Exhibition   Chelsea Museum, New York, USA

El Museo's 4th Bienal: The (S) Files
  Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  Curated by Deborah Cullen and Miki Garcia with Marysol Nieves (Catalog)

  4ème Festival International du Cinéma Iranien en Exil, (Screening)
  Art en Exil, Paris, France

  When Artists Say We
  Artists Space, New York
  Organized by Andrea Geyer and Christian Rattemeyer

  Fundacion C4rto Nivel Arte Contemporaneo, Bogota, Colombia
  Curated by Jaime Cerón

Russia: Significant Other
  ICA at the Anna Akhmatova Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
  Curated by Olga Kopenkina

  Jersey City Museum
, Jersey City, NJ, USA
  Curated by Rocio Aranda Alvarado (Brochure)

  Moving Time
  Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Service, New York, USA
  Curated by Hwang Yu Jin, Jeeyun Kim, Inhee Iris Moon (Brochure)

  Featured Artist Projects
  The Center for Book Arts, New York, USA

  El Salón de la Justicia
  Galería Santa Fé, Bogotá, Colombia

  Co-dependent (with Julieta Aranda)
  College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University, Miami, Fl, USA
  Curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud

  New Vectors, Southern Panorama/15th International Electronic Art Festival   Videobrasil, Sesc Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Catalog)

  Prodajna galerija "Beograd"
, Belgrad, Serbia
  Curated by Marko Stamenkovic (Catalog)

El Museo's 4th Bienal: The (S) Files
  El Museo, New York, USA
  Curated by Deborah Cullen and Miki Garcia with Marysol Nieves (Catalog)

  Enemy Image
  Momenta Art
, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  Curated by Elena Sorokina

  Se acabó el rollo? La fotografia en Colombia de 1950 a 2000
  Museo Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia
  Curated by Eduardo Serrano (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)
  Art in General, New York, USA
  Invited by Sofia Hernández (Publication)

  Digital Cotton
  Savannah Gallery at the Savannah College of Art, Savannah, GA, USA
  Curated by Matthew Mascotte

  The Book as Object and Performance
  Gigantic ArtSpace, New York, USA
  Curated by Sara Reisman (Catalog)

  LMCC's Workspace 120 Broadway Open Studios
  Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA

  The Freedom Salon
  Deitch Projects, New York, USA
  Curated by Christina Kukielski and Apsara Di Quinzio

  2 Biennale Adriatica di Arti Nuove
  San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy
  Curated by Antonio Arévalo (Catalog)

  Free Roaming: Video Madness (Screening)
  El Museo, New York, USA
  Curated by Euridice Arratia

  Produciendo Realidad
  Associazione Culturale Prometeo di Lucca
, Lucca, Italy
  Curated by Marco Scotini (Catalog)

  Urbes Interiores
  Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia
  Curated by José Roca (Catalog)

  Outdoor Intervention
  PS122 Gallery, New York, USA

  Establishing Shot
  Artists Space, New York, USA
  Curated by Christian Rattemeyer (Catalog)

  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
  Universidad de Salamanca, Bogotá, Colombia
  Curated by Clemencia Poveda (Brochure)

  Berliner Kunstproject, Berlin, Germany
  Curated by David Adamo and Gordana Benzanov

  Agitate: Negotiating the Photographic Process
  SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, USA
  Curated by Dore Bowen and Chuck Mobley (Publication)

  No Money No Honey
  Area (Contenitore d'Arte Contemporanea), Palermo,Italy
  Curated by Antonio Arévalo

  [B L A N K]: In Pursuit of An American History
  Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
  Curated by Stephanie Dinkins and Keith Miller


  Mundos Creados: Constructed Photography from the Wider Caribbean  
  Noorderlicht Photofestival
, Fries Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
  Curated by Wim Melis (Catalog) (2002)

  Fresh: New Photography
  Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art, New York, USA (2002)

  Latin-American Photography from New York to Santiago de Chile
  Fotografia, Primo Festival Internazionale di Roma, IILA, Rome, Italy
  Curated by Antonio Arévalo (Catalog)(2001)

  Tecnica Mista
  La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
  Curated by Patrizia Landi (Brochure)(2000)

  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

  Jones, Caitlin
Review of "In The Private Eye" at ISE Cultural Foundation
  Rhizome, February 2008

  Bernasconi, Roberta
  Exibart.com, February 2008

  Zellen, Jody
Carlos Motta, Art Papers, January 2008

  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

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

  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

  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, Dic 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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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 Neatherlands

  Pietersma, lland
  Ik will niet aan geweld wennen
  Dagblad van het Noorden, September 2002, Groningen, The Neatherlands

  Van, Ek S.
  Experimentale Fotografie
  Friesch Dagblad, September 2002, Groningen, The Neatherlands

  Vásquez, Mauricio and de Greiff,Ilse
  Interview with Carlos Motta
  Choque y Fusión,99.1 Radio Joven, Colombia, November 2001

  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

  Cisneros Fontanals Foundation (Cifo), Miami, USA
  Deutsche Bank, New York, USA
  Fundación Cisneros, Caracas/New York

  Museum of Latin American Art(Mola), Long Beach, CA, USA
  National Museum of Contemporary Art(EMST), Athens, Greece
  Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, USA
  Timeline, Konstfacks Videotek, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

  Artist Residencies and Conflict Areas (Synposium)
  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 (Synposium)
  The New School University, New York, April 17, 2011


  Sexuality and the State in Latin America (Panel with Noelle Stout)
  Columbia University, New York, April 13, 2011

  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)
Buenos Aires, June 26, 2010

  Ask Los Artistas (Panel)
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)
  San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)
, San Francisco, CA, Feb.24, 2010

  Carlos Motta (Artist in Residency & Presentation)
  Vermont College of Fine Arts
, Montpelier, VT, January 29- Feb 7, 2010

  Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation)
, Vienna, Austria, Nov. 30, 2009

  Feedforward: The Angel of History (Symposium)
, 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)
  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)
  Casa della Creativita,
Florence, Italy, May 6, 2009

  Carlos Motta (Artist Presentation)
  Royal University College of Fine Arts (KKH)
, Stockholm, April 7, 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

  The Shape of Things to Come - Artists as Public Intellectuals (Panel)
  Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA, December 4, 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

  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

  Artist Presentation, Konstfak (Invited by Andrea Creutz)
  Konstfak, Stockholm, Sweden, October 2007

  Art/Net/Work (Artist Presentation, Panel)
  New Media Department, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, October 2006

  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

  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 (Panelist)
  New York University, October 9, 2004, New York

  Visiting Artist, School of Visual Arts, New York, April 2004

  Establishing Shot (Panelist)
  Artists Space, March 2004, New York, USA

  Presentation, SF Camerawork, May 2003, San Francisco, CA, USA

  Slide Fest (Presentation)
  ICP Education Program, September 2002
, New York , USA

Carlos Motta is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work draws from political history in an attempt to create counter narratives that recognize the inclusion of suppressed histories, communities, identities and ideologies.

Motta's work has been presented in solo exhibitions at MoMA/PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; and Museo de Arte del Banco de la Republica, Bogotá amongst others. His upcoming and past group exhibitions include:To the Arts, Citizens!, Serralves Museum, Porto; The Politics of Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens; Geography of Trans-territories, San Francisco Art Institute; X Biennale de Lyon; Biennale Cuvée, OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz; The Greenroom, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson; Soft Manipulation, Casino Luxembourg; and Democracy in America, Creative Time, New York. Carlos Motta was named a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow in 2008.

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