Juan Manuel Echavarría

Born in Medellin, Colombia in 1947, Juan Manuel Echavarría lives and works in New York and Bogotá. His work has been exhibited extensively through Latin America, Europe, and the United States. In 2017, Ríos y silencios, an expansive 20-year career survey exhibition, was on view at MAMBO Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, CO through January 2018. A 200-page monograph was published by Toluca Editions on this occasion. Select exhibitions include:  Desenterrar y Hablar, Centro Cultural Salmona, Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, CO (2018); Silencios, Galeria Sextante, Bogotá, CO (2017); Desenterrar y Hablar: una etnografía estética de la guerra en Colombia, Hemeroteca Nacional Universitaria Carlos Lleras Restrepo, Bogotá, CO (2016); America Latina 1960-2013 at Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France (2013-2014), traveling to Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico (2014), Colombian Nocturnes at Musée du quai Branly, Paris, France (2013 – 2014), Aliento: Arte de Colombia, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum, Germany (2014); Cantos Cuentos Colombianos, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2013), MoMA Presents: Juan Manuel Echavarría’s Requiem NN, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2013), El barro tiene voz, Museo de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia (2013 - 2015), La domus del ausente, Galeria Metropolitana, Mexico, D.F. (2013), 18th Biennale of Sydney, Australia (2012); La "O", Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia (2012); Juan Manuel Echavarría. Videos, 1999-2004, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico, D.F., Mexico (2012); The Politics of Place: Latin American Photography, Past and Present, Phoenix Art Museum, AZ (2012); Bienal Do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2011); Fast forward 2: The Power of Motion, Media Art Sammlung Goetz, ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany (2010).

 

Press

Screendaily | October 2018
ViceVersa | April 17, 2018
El Espectador | October 22, 2017
Le Monde | June 30, 2017
The New Yorker | 2014
La Guerra Que No Hemos Visto | 2013
Director Talk | October 10, 2013
Film Journal International | October 9, 2013
EL TIEMPO | October 8, 2013
The New York Times | October 7, 2013
Cinespect | October 7, 2013
EL DIARIO | October 5, 2013
The Seattle Times | March 21, 2013
El Espectador | March 18, 2013
arte al dia | December 2011
La "O" | 2011

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