Discover the works of Carlos Motta that are part of the exhibition 𝘚𝘬𝘪𝘯 𝘪𝘯 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘎𝘢𝘮𝘦, part of Miami Art Week. The show has been described as a collective offering about touch, transmission, and skin—the potential, vulnerability and risk contained therein—as a boundary to protect from danger or as a porous border to receive. Carlos […]
Discover the works of Alexander Apóstol, Daniel Correa Mejía, Paz Errázuriz, Teresa Margolles, Carlos Motta and Rossângela Rennó in our new Online Viewing Room: “American Boy”. The works that compose this selection seek to question the male portrait and its complexities through lenses that challenge the traditional notions of masculinity. The Viewing Room will be […]
The exhibition Desire Flows like the Sea: An LGTBIQ look at maritime heritage takes a look at the erotic, sexual and emotional relations that have taken place on ships over the centuries. The exhibitions includes several works that depict stories of homoeroticism including Carlos Motta’s film trilogy Nefandus. This work is composed of three video essays documenting the forced imposition of […]
Discover Carlos Motta’s works in the exhibition And if I devoted my life to one of its feathers? Opening on May15th at the Kunsthalle Wien. Curated by Miguel A. López, the exhibition reflects on the rationale of exploitation, the fast-paced mining of raw materials, and environmental destruction as a colonial legacy. It tells the story of Indigenous struggles for collective survival […]
From Charwei Tsai’s spiritual representations of Buddhist scriptures to Rosângela Rennó’s exploration of penitentiary mug shots, our upcoming booth at Frieze New York will examine the practice of self-portraiture and identity. Our online viewing room will feature the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Carlos Motta, Oscar Muñoz, Liliana Porter, Rosângela Rennó, Charwei Tsai and Hajra Waheed. Register at frieze.com in order to visit our online viewing room, VIP previews open on May 5th.
Carlos Motta is currently part of the group show Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities now on view at the Tuft University Galleries. Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities focuses on the seminal 1980s activist campaign, «Artists Call Against US Intervention in Central America» which grew out of the friendships and solidarity amongst artists and […]
The Guggenheim Museum’s new group show Off the Record brings together the work of contemporary artists from the Guggenheim’s collection who interrogate, revise, or otherwise query dominant narratives and the transmission of culture. For this exhibition Carlos Motta will be showing his work Brief history of US interventions in Latin America. Off the Record opens on April 2nd 2021.
This film is part of the exhibition Shoreline Movements, a program of non-fiction films curated by Erika Balsom and Grégory Castéra (Council), in a space designed by Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, for the Taipei Biennial 2020.
As part of the Plague exhibition, curated by the Cultural Ecologies Group of the Independent Studies Programme, in which we take a critical look at the various ways ‘nature’ is managed today, we are programming a season of films entitled “Plague Open Screen. Artwork from the MACBA Collection”. We invite you to enjoy unlimited access to a number […]
“I wanna be with you” is a group exhibition that investigates the notions of contact, interaction, communication, proximity, exchange and collaboration strategies, in contrast to the concepts of isolation, seclusion, social distancing, detachment and separation. The project offers an exceptional itinerary of the history of Colombian and international art from the 1970s to the present. Thus, […]
Launched in partnership with the newspaper El Tiempo, “De Voz a Voz” is a nation wide artistic project that responds to the emergency caused by the COVID-19 in Colombia. Since May and twice a week, “De Voz a Voz” has involved Colombian artists of different generations; from the most recognized nationally and internationally, to those emerging and […]
THE VOID is an AIDS counter-monument hosting public programs and designed by artist Carlos Motta, architect Koray Duman, and writer/organizer Theodore Kerr. Grounded in the image of Milton Glaser’s United Nations-commissioned logo for the early days of the AIDS crisis, the work features 18 months of public programming—monthly performances, rallies, presentations, and community gatherings regarding HIV […]