Juan Manuel Echavarría

News

Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland, NZ
(Group Show)
May 7- September 18, 2016


Biography

 

Born 1947 in Medellín, Colombia. Lives and works in Bogotá, Colombia.


Selected One-Person Exhibitions

 

2016

Juan Manuel Echavarria: Retrospective, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, CO

 

2015

Silencios, Universitée de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, BE

Silencios, La Guerra que no hemos visto, Tapices de Mampujan, Musée d’Aquitaine, Bordeaux, FR

Desenterrar y hablar: una etnografía estética de la Guerra en Colombia, Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogota, CO

 

2014
Juan Manuel Echavarria: Silencios, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York

El Sepulturero y su llamada perdida, Sala de Exposiciónes ASAB, Bogota, CO

 

2013

Bocas de Ceniza, Guerra y Pa, La Bandeja de Bolivar: 1999, Fundação Joaquim Nabuco, Recife, BR


2012
18th Biennale of Sydney, AU
Juan Manuel Echavarría: La "O", Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, CO
Juan Manuel Echavarría. Videos, 1999-2004: Bocas de Ceniza, Bandeja de Bolivar, Guerra y Pa, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico D.F., MX

2011
Juan Manuel Echavarría; Requiem NN 2006-2011, Museo La Tertulia, Cali, CO 
La “O”, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Requiem NN and Bocas de Ceniza, Museo de Arte Moderno de Barranquilla, Barrenquilla, CO

Juan Manuel Echavarría: La “O”, Galeria Sextante, Bogotá, CO


2010
Juan Manuel Echavarría; Requiem NN, Ciudadela Educativa y Cultural América, Puerto Berrío, Antioquia, CO

2009 
Requiem NN, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, CO

2008
Juan Manuel Echavarría: Desolado, FOTOLOGíA 6, Festival Internacional de Fotografía de Bogotá,
Monumentos, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, CO 
Death and the River, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York

2007 
Juan Manuel Echavarría: Mouths of Ash, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
Public Manifestations of Creative Dissent, Malmö Konsthall, SE

2006
Juan Manuel Echavarría: Mouths of Ash, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
Juan Manuel Echavarría: Mouths of Ash, Fotofest, Houston, TX
Juan Manuel Echavarría: The Witness, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York

2005
Juan Manuel Echavarría: Mouths of Ash, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND

2004 
Guerra y Pa y Otras Series, Universidad de Los Andes - Centro Cultural y Deportes, Bogotá, CO 

2003 
Guerra y Pa, Erich Maria Remarque Peace Center, Osnabrück, DE 
La Maria y Otras Series, Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, Cali, CO

2001 
Bandeja de Bolivar, Ministerio de Education y Cultura, Montevideo, UY 

2000 
Bocas de Ceniza, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, AR 
Bandeja de Bolívar, Up & Co, New York

1999 
Juan Manuel Echavarría: Bocas de Ceniza, Valenzuela y Klenner Arte Contemporaneo, Bogotá, CO 
Escuela Nueva, Emison Art Center and Gallery, DePauw University, IN 
Corte de Florero, Up & Co, New York 

1998 
Juan Manuel Echavarría: Corte de Florero / Flower Vase Cut, B & B International Gallery, New York


Selected Group Exhibitions


2016

Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki, Auckland, NZ

 

2015

Daros Latinamerica, Proa Foundation, Buenos Aires, AR

La Vorágine, Galeria OMR Ciudad de Mexico, MX

Dark Mirror Art from Latin America since 1968, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, DE

Inter Mediaciones, Medellín, CO

Exposición Paz Creer para ver! , Museo Casa de la Memoria, Medellín, CO


2014

El Acto de Testimoniar, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, CO

Donde Están lo Desaparecidos?, Centro de Memoria, Paz y Reconciliación, Bogotá, CO

Contraexpediciones.  Más allá de los mapas: Corte de Florero (12), Medallín, CO

Realities in Conflict, Estudios las Nieves, ArtNexus Space, Bogotá, CO

¡Mandinga sea! Africa en Antioquia, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, CO

Paz y Reconiliacion, Museo Casa de la Memoria de Medellín, Medellín, CO

43 Salon (inter)Nacional de Artistas, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, CO

First BIACI, Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Cartagena, CO

Antioquias, Diversidad e Imaginarios de Identidad, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, CO

Re-framing History, Lelong Gallery, New York

Ir para Volver (Leaving to Return), Que No Hemos Visto, un proyecto de memoria historica, 12th Annual Bienal de Cuenca,  Cuenca, EC
America Latina 1960-2013, Museo Amparo, Puebla, Pue., MX

 

2013

TUMBA. La domus del ausente, Galeria Metropolitana, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Distrito Federal, MX

Cantos Cuentos Colombianos, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, BR

Cosmoviderafias, El Centro Nacional de las Arte, Distrito Federal, MX
Colombian Nocturnes: Contemporary photographs, PHOTOQUAI 2013, Musee du qual Branly, Paris

El barro tiene voz, Museo de Antioquia, Medellin, CO

America Latina 1960-2013, Foundation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris

SaberDesconocer, 42 Salon (inter)Nacional de Artistas, Medellín, CO

Centro de Bellas Artes, Caracas, VE

Arte y Migración, Kunsthalle Bahnitz, Bahnitz, DE

On & Off the Page, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

No Show, Abandoned office Building, Budapest, HU

Aliento, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum, DE

The MAC/VAL presents: Renaud Auguste Dormeiul’s new exhibition INCLUDE ME OUT, Musée Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, FR

2012

All Our Relations, 18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, AU
Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Acts of Voicing, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, DE, and Para/Site in Hong Kong, and Total Museum, Seoul, KR
The Politics of Place: Latin American Photography, Past and Present, Bandeja de Bolivar (print), Requiem NN (16), Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
People’s Gold: Corte de Florero, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
Secondary Witness: Bocas de Ceniza, International Studio & Curatorial program, Brooklyn, NY
Pueblo Viejo de Mampuján: La “O”, Lo Bonito Es Estar Vivo, El Testigo Mudo del la massacre de Las Brisas, Conmemoracion del Desplazamiento Forzado

Gesto y Mirada, Los del Patio, Casco Viejo, PA
Faces: The Phenomemon of Face in Videoart, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ

2011
DECLINING DEMOCRACY : Rethinking democracy between utopia and participation Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, IT
8th Bienal do Mercosul, Ensaios de Geopoética, curated by Jose Roca, Porto Alegre, BR
Lucidity. Inward Views, Le Mois De La Photo A Montreal, CA
Unresolved Circumstances: Video Art from Latin America, MOLAA, Museum Of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

For Love Not Money, 15th Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, EE
Prolonged Exposure, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL
Aschemünder, Sammlung Goetz at Haus der Kunst, Munich, DE

2010
La Guerra que no hemos visto, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, CO 
Fragments latino-américains, Maison de L’Amerique Latinne, Paris
Galería 4.0, A Retrospective, Galería de la Raza, San Francisco, CA 
Fast forward 2: The Power of Motion, Media Art Sammlung Goetz, ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, DE
Optimismo Radical, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Changing the Focus: Latin American Photography 1990 – 2005, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Language of Flowers, CRG Gallery, New York 

2009
Colombia contemporánea: Art from a Contemporary Colombian Perspective, Artlink, Buncrana, IE 
The Disappeared, University of Texas at El Paso, Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX
The Disappeared, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY 
Terror: your fear is an external object, Hungarian Cultural Center, New York
Artists and War II, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND 
Once more, with feeling: Recent photography from Colombia, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby, UK

2008 
The Disappeared, Art Museum of the Americas, OAS, Washington, D.C. 
Once more, with feeling: Recent photography from Colombia, The University of Hertfordshire Margaret Harvey Gallery, St. Albans, UK 
Corporeal/Technoreal, Mediations Biennale, Poznan, PL 
Otras Floras, Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo, BR
Destierro y Reparación, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, CO 
Nach/sichten(After Sight): video works from the Goetz Collection, Edith Russ Site for Media Art, Oldenburg, DE 
Los Desaparecidos, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá, CO 
NO ES NEUTRAL; Daros – Latin America Collection, Tabalakera, San Sebastian, ES 
Lugares comunes. La experiencia colectiva en el vídeo latinoamericano, Centro José Guerrero-Diputación de Granada, ES 
Los Desaparecidos, Centro de Formación de la Cooperación España, La Antiqua, GT 
Viva la muerte: Art and Death in Latin America, CAAM - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, ES 
Once more, with feeling: Recent photography from Colombia, The Photographer’s Gallery, London
Apetura Colombia, Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX 
Los Desaparecidos, Central Cultural Matacuna 100, Santiago, CL 
Autopsia de lo invisible/ Autopsy of the Invisible, MALBA / Museo de Arte Latinamericano de Buenos Aires, AR
Once more, with feeling: Recent photography from Colombia, University Gallery, The University of Essex, UK 
Lo que las imágenes quieren. Video desde Hispanoamérica, Espacio Arte Actual (FLASCO), Quito, EC 

2007 
Once more, with feeling: Recent photography from Colombia, Impressions Gallery, Bradford, UK 
Machine-RAUM: Biennale for Video Art and Digital Culture, Vejle Museum, Vejle, DK 
Arte, deshnora y violencia en el contexto iberoamericano, CCE / Centro Cultural de España, Montevideo, UY 
Viva la muerte: Art and Death in Latin America, Kunsthalle, Vienna, AT 
The Disappeared, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
We like it a lot, Nettie Horn, London
AfterShock: Conflict, Violence and Resolution in Contemporary Art, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts / Contemporary Art Norwich 2007, Norwich, UK 
Comfort Zone, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
The Hours: Visual Art of Contemporary Latin America, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AU 
Puntos de Vista, Contemporary Art from the Daros – Latin America Collection, Museum Bochum, Bochum, DE 
Secuencias Latinoamericanas: Interrupciones, Espacio C de Arte Contemporaneo, Camargo, Santander, ES 
Rio Revuelto - Bocas de Ceniza, Fundacion ICO, Madrid, ES 
Encuentros de la Hospitalidad, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, CO 
Documentos: La Memoria del futuro, Museo de Arte Contemporánea, Vigo, ES 
I Encuentro entre dos mares, Valencia Bienal, Valencia, ES 
L’oeil-ecrain ou la nouvelle image, Casino Luxembourg / Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg, BE 
The Disappeared, El Museo del Barrio, New York
Documentos: La Memoria del futuro, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian, ES 

2006 
Los Desaparecidos, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, UY 
Beeldende Kunst / Video – Installaties, Arts Center Beursschouwburg, Brussels, BE 
Mankind, Story of a Wound, SMAK / Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, BE 
Nothing Stands Still, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA 
Los Desaparecidos, El Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, AR 
Storytelling: History, Myth and Narrative, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM 
Home Ground, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, The University of New South Wales, Paddington, AU
Touche L’indecible, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain, Sète, FR 
Certain Encounters: Daros – Latin America Collection, The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA 
EVA – Giveaway, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, IE 
ARS 06 – Sense of the Real, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI

Fotofest, Houston, TX

2005 
Voix Off, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain, Sète, FR 
The Hours: Visual Arts of Contemporary Latin America, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE 
La Trama e l’Ordito, Venice Biennale, Latin American Pavilion, IT
Weedee Peepo, Galería de la Raza, San Francisco, CA 
The Disappeared, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND 
Between the Furniture and the Building (Between a Rock and a Hard Place), Contemporary Art Center, Bretigny, FR
Contra el Olvido / Against Oblivion, in conjunction with: Simposio Internacional de Justicia Restaurativa y Paz en Colombia, Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, Cali, CO 
Cantos cuentos colombianos, Part II, Daros – Latin America, Zurich, CH 

2004
Cantos cuentos colombianos, Part I, Daros – Latin America, Zurich, CH 
Instinctive: Latin American Artists Selected by Mario Testino, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

2003 
Viology: Cultures of Violence / Violence of Culture Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
Fotofiest, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, CO 
Still Life / Naturaleza Muerta, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, CO 

2002 
Viology: Cultures of Violence / Violence of Culture, Galeria de La Raza, San Francisco, CA 

2001 
Políticas de la Diferencia: Arte iberoamericano fin de siglo, MALBA / Museo de Arte Latinamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, AR 
Políticas de la Diferencia: Arte iberoamericano fin de siglo, Centro de Convenciones de Pernambuco, Recife, BR 

2000 
B & N y de Color-Latinoamérica: Cine, Video y Multimedia, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, ES 
Man and Space, Kwangju Biennale 2000, Kwangju, KR 
Historia Cosmopolita Funcion Real, Sala de la Moneda, Seville, ES 

1999 
Arte y Violencia, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota, CO 
International Print Triennial, Fredrikstad, NO

1998 
Five Contemporary Colombian Photographers, Rundetårn, Copenhagen, DK 


Film Festivals and Screenings

 

2016

Les Recontres Internationales- new cinema and contemporary art, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris

Les Recontres Internationales- new cinema and contemporary art, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE

 

2015

6th Festival Internacional de Cine y formación en derechos humanos de las personas migrantes, Buenos Aires, AR

 

2014

Teleantioquia, Medellín, CO

Bienal Latinoamericana de Infancias y Juventudes, Manizales, CO

Cine Latino, Documental Réqium NN,  Conoco Phillips Houston Complex, Houston, TX

Festival de Cine Beeld Voor Beeld,  Universidad Central, Bogotá, CO

Ambulante, Festival Documental, Bogotá, CO

Cinema Ciudad, Del Río Museo de arte Moderno, Medellín, CO

Panorama del Cine Colombiano, Paris

Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellí (MAMM) Medellín, CO

Museo de Antioquia, Auditoria Casa del Encuentro, Medellín, CO

Contraexpediciones.  Más allá de los mapas, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, CO

MFAH Presents “Latin WAve: New Films From Latin America”, Houston, TX 

Redcat, Roy, and Edna Disney/Calarts Theater,  Downtown Center for Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Centro Cultural Facultad de Artes Universidad de Antioquia,  Medellín, CO

Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

University of Virginia, St. Anselm Institute, Charlottesville, VA

Colombian Film Festival 2014, Tribeca Cinemas, New York

Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté Lyrique and Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Cinemateca Distrital, Bogotá, CO

9th Annual Kumu Dokumentaal, Tallin, EE

Versos Americanos at the Aurora Picture Show, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2013

Museo Universitario del Chopo, Universidad Autonóma de Mexico, Mexico D.F., MX

Documenta 2013 VIII Festival de Cine Documental de Caracas,  Caracas, VE

Houston Cinema Arts Festival 5th Year Anniversary, Houston, TX

DOCBuenos Aires: Muestra Internacional de Documental, Buenos Aires, AR

MoMA Presents: Juan Manuel Echavarria’s Réquiem NN, North American premiere, Museum of Modern Art, New York

11th Festival de Cine Colombiano, Medellín, CO

Requeim NN, premiere, Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena 2013, Cartagena, CO

Bocas de Cenzia and Guerra y Pa’, 13th Annual aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival, Toronto, CA

Plaza de la Iglesia, Puerto Berrio, CO

La Imagen de la Memoira, Medellín, CO

2010
German Film and Television Academy, Berlin, DE

2009
Flaherty Film Seminar, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

2008
Latin American Film Festival, CLCS, Duke University, Durham, NC

2007 
FEM 7, Festival Edicion Madrid de Nuevos Creadoras, Madrid, ES
Impakt Festival 2007, Utrecht, Holland, NL
Rencontre International Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Madrid, ES
Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, University of California, Berkeley Art Musuem and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

2006
Americas Society/Council of the Americas, New York
Rencontre International Paris/Berlin, Musée Jeau de Paume, French Cinémathèque, Théâtre Paris-Villette, Cinéma l'Entrepôt, and Cinéma du Monde, Paris
Pulsar, Caracas, VE
Painting Ruins, Kabul, AF
Cinema Project, Portland, OR
New Media Wall, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA

2005 
Salvador Allende Festival, Toronto, CA
The Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX
The Kansas City Jubilee, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
AluCine Toronto Latino Film and Video Festival, Toronto, CA
Documentary Fortnight, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2004 
Stuttgarder Filmwinter, Stuttgart, DE
Balagan Film Series, Boston, MA
Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, CA
Flaherty Film Seminar, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Time’s Shadow Pacific Film Archive, University of California, Berkeley Art Musuem and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Cinema Zuid, Amsterdam, NL

2003 
European Media Arts Festival, Erich Maria Remarque Peace Center, Osnabrück, DE 
University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
Ninth Annual Rio de Janeiro Film Festival, Rio de Janiero, BR
Shadow Festival, Amsterdam, NL
49 Internationale Kurzfilmtage, Oberhausen, DE

2002 
Art in General Video Marathon, New York

2000
Festival de la Luz, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, AR


Selected Bibliography

 

2013

Guzmán, Daniel, "'Réquiem NN': Reclaiming the Forgotten", Cinespect, October 7.
"La historia de los NN del río Magdalena llega al Moma de Nueva York", El Tiempo.com, October 8.
"Film explores violence wrenching side", El Dario, October 5.
Alter, Ethan, "Film Review: Requiem NN", Film Journal International, October 9.
Rapold, Nicolas, "Tending to Colombia's Disappeared and Their Final Homes", The New York Times, October 7.
Myers, Judy, "Requiem NN/Juan Manuel Echavarria", Director Talk, Octobert 10.
Scherstuhl, Alan, "Requiem NN", The Village Voice, October 11.
Afroxander, "'Réquiem NN' film: Coping with violence by adopting the dead", Voxxi, October 8.


2011
Herzberg, Julia, "Juan Manuel Echavarria, Countering Silence", Arte al Dia, Volume 134.

2010
Alonso, Idurre. Changing the Focus: Latin American Photography 1990 – 2005, 72 – 75, 135.
Herrara, Adriana, "Sextante Arte Dos Grafico", Art Nexus, No. 76 Volume 9, 88-89.
Ollman, Leah. "Changing the Focus: Latin American Photography 1900 – 2005 at the Museum of Latin American Art", Los Angeles Times, February 26.

2009
Jimenez, Carlos. "Viva la muerte (Long Live Death!)", Art Nexus, No. 72 Volume 8, 138 – 140.

2008
Hernandez, Chong Cuy, Sofia. Autopsia de lo invisible, Museo de Arte Latinamericano de Buenos Aires.
Roca, Jose. Otras Floras, Galeria Nara Roesler, October 18.
Walker, Hollis.  "The Disappeared", ARTnews, March, 146.

2007
Adams, Beverly, et al. Constructing a Poetic Universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle Collection of Latin American Art, 154, 264.
Brown, Camilla and Oldfield, Pippa. Once more, with feeling: Recent photography from Colombia, Impressions Gallery, Bradford, UK, 
The Photographer’s Gallery, London, UK, exhibition catalogue, 38 – 43.
Canvin, Yasmin. "Presence Through Absence and the Art of Slowing Down", AfterShock: Conflict, Violence and Resolution in Contemporary Art exhibition catalogue, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, 10, 30 – 33.
Chambers, Rodolfo Kronfle. "LO QUE IMAGENES QUIEREN, video desde hispanoamérica",Fundación ICO, Madrid, 42.
Cotter, Holland. "Unresolved Chords Echo for The Disappeared", The New York Times, April 17.
Díez Huertas, Celia. "Documentos: La memoria del futuro/Documents: The Memory of the",Future exhibition catalogue, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturoneko Erakustaretoa, San Sebastian, 134.
"Echavarría, Juan Manuel. Death and the River", Virginia Quarterly Review, Fall 2007, Vol 83, Number 4, 290-299.
"Echavarría, Juan Manuel; Frei, Luca and Garin, Mariana. From a Dialogue between Juan Manuel Echavarría, Mariana Garin and Luca Frei", Public Manifestations of Creative Dissent exhibition catalogue, Malmö Konsthall, 1 – 27.
Jimenez, Carlos. "La Impugnacion de Narciso", El Pais, May 5.
Michel, Régis. "Echavarría et la chanson des gueux, L’oeil-écran ou la nouvelle image, 100 videos pour repenser le monde", Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg, 403-406.
Miessgang, Thomas. "More Indefatigable, Endless Death: Comments on Art, Finiteness and Transcendence in Latin America", "Viva la muerte: Art and Death in Latin America", "Unermüdlicher endloser Tod: Bemerkungen zu Kunst, Endlichkeit und Transzendenz in Latinamerika", "Viva la muerte: Kunst und Tod in Latinamerika", 15 – 16, 80 – 85.
Olivares, Rosa. "Documents of the Imperfect Future, Documentos: La memoria del futuro / Documents: The Memory of the Future exhibition catalogue", Koldo Mitxelena Kulturoneko Erakustaretoa, San Sebastian, 71 – 72.
Santiago, Soledad. "Juan Manuel Echavarría: A Writer, a Camera, a Testimonial", The Santa Fe New Mexican, December 3, B2.
Smith, Craig. "Because it is bitter, because it is my art, Pasatiempo", The Santa Fe New Mexican, November 29, 48-50.

2006 
Arestizábal, Irma. "Juan Manuel Echavarria, 100 Latin American Artists", Publicaciones Exit, Madrid, 162.
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. "A History of Violence", Houston Press, April 6 – 12, 46.
Lopez, Leticia. "Beautiful Seduction", The New Mexican, June 23-29, 62 – 65.
Patterson, Tom. "Inspired by Broken Bodies", Winston-Salem Journal, July 9, F3.
Reuter, Laurel. "Bocas de Ceniza / Mouths of Ash, Fotofest2006",The Earth: Artists Responding to Violence, Houston, 34 – 38.
Valdez Figueroa, Eugenio. "Simposio sobre la Situacion Social, Politica y Artistica en Colombia, Daros", Latinamerica AG, Zurich, prologue.

2005
Aristizábal, Irma. "La Trama e l’Ordito, La Trama e l’Ordito, Instituto Veneto di Scienze", Lettere ed Arti, Venice, Italy, 17.
Conway Morris, Roderick. "Pushing Boundaries at Venice Biennale", International Herald Tribune, June 14.
Girst, Thomas. "Tearing Down Walls", Mouths of Ash exhibition, Charta, Milan, 154- 160.
Gonzales, Miguel. "Juan Manuel Echavarria", Art Nexus. No. 56, Volume 3, 76 – 79.
Gopnik, Blake. "From Colombia to Venice, a Haunting Refrain", Washington Post, June 15.
Herzog, Hans-Michael. "Juan Manuel Echavarria, The Hours: Visual Arts of Contemporary LatinAmerica", Daros – Latinamerica AG, Zurich, 10:00 – 10:05.
Herzog, Hans-Michael. "Juan Manuel Echavarría, La Trama e l’Ordito, Instituto Veneto di Scienze", Lettere ed Arti, Venice, Italy, 46 – 49.
Jimenez, Carlos. "51st Venice Biennial", Art Nexus, No. 58, November.
Reuter, Laurel. "A Conversation: Juan Manuel Echavarria and Laurel Reuter", Mouths of Ash, Charta, Milan, 23 – 28.
Reuter, Laurel. "Requiem for a Country", Mouths of Ash exhibition catalogue, Charta, Milan, 10 – 15. 
Reuter, Laurel. Los Desaparecidos / The Disappeared, Charta, Milan, 34, 94 – 97.
Salgado, Gabriela. "Cantos/Cuentos Colombianos", Art Nexus. No. 57, Volume 3, 64 – 69.
Tiscornia, Ana. "Juan Manuel Echavarría", Mouths of Ash, Charta, Milan, 65 – 70.
Uribe, Maria Victoria. "Facing the Vacuity of Violence: the Photographic and Visual Work of Colombian Artist Juan Manuel Echavarria", Mouths of Ash, Charta, Milan, 42 – 47.
Wagner, Nicoletta, "Kolumbiens Gewalt künstlerisch umgesetzt", Neue Biircher Beitung, Feb 1.

2004
Arthur, Paul. "Poughkeepsie powwow", Film Comment, Volume 40. No. 5, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Sept/Oct, 67 – 68.
Herzog, Hans-Michael. "Conversations with Juan Manuel Echavarría, Cantos cuentos colombianos", Daros – Latinamerica AG, Zurich, 175 – 201.

2003
Taussig, Michael. "The Language of Flowers", Critical Inquiry, Autumn.

2002
Girst, Thomas. "Andenken aus der Hölle", Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, May 19, 55.

2000 
Aletti, Vincent. "Photo Review", Village Voice, New York, NY, May 18.
Dalrymple, Theodore. "Bolívar’s Platter", New Criterion, Volume 18, Number 7.
Girst, Thomas. "Art and Violence: Juan Manuel Echavarría brings Colombia’s struggle to NY", NY Arts, Volume 5, Number 11, 27.
Hoffman, Frank. "Report from Kwanju: Monoculture and Its Discontents", Art in America, November, 71 – 79.
Reid, Calvin. "Juan Manuel Echavarría at UP & CO", Art in America, New York, NY, February, 132 – 133.
Reid, Calvin. "Juan Manuel Echavarría", BOMB, New York, NY, January.
Reyes, Ana María. "Juan Manuel Echavarría: Rupturas a miradas sensacionalistas", Separata Cultural de Posdata, No.133, August, 3 – 4.
Sclavo, Fidel. "Los dos lados de una puerta", Separata Cultural de Posdata, No.133, August, 7.
Tiscornia, Ana. "Bocas de Ceniza", Separata Cultural de Posdata, No.133, August, 5.

1999 
Girst, Thomas. "Relocating Politics", NY Arts Magazine, Volume 3, Number 6, 48.
Girst, Thomas. "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?" Very, Volume 9. 
Hertz, Betti Sue. "The Aura of Violence in Juan Manuel Echavarría’s Escuela Nueva", Juan Manuel Echavarría: Escuela Nueva exhibition catalogue, 5 – 9.
Medina, Alvaro. "El Arte y la Violencia Colombiana en la Segunda Mitad del Siglo XX, Arte y Violencia en Colombia Desde 1948", Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Editorial Norma.
Mendelsohn, Meredith. "Tales of Horror", Artnet.com, May 21.
Reyes, Ana María. "Rupturas y mirades sensacionalistas: Reflexiones fotográficasde Juan Manuel Echavarría sobre la violencia en Colombia". Bocas de Ceniza exhibition catalog, Valenzuela y Klenner, Bogotá.
Rohter, Larry. "In the Trauma of Barbarity, Art Speaks Out, New York", NY Times, New York, NY. October, 17, 41.
Rohter, Larry. "In the Trauma of Barbarity", Art Speaks Out, International Herald Tribune, October, 23 – 24. 
Tiscornia, Ana. "Latin American Identity: Utopia, the Silent Witness or Coming to Terms with Uncomfortable Language", Dialogos Iberoamericanos Symposio International: La Identidad iberoamericana modernidad y postmodernidad, 151 – 159.

1998 
Aletti, Vincent. "Photo Review", Village Voice, New York, NY, June 2.
Sne, Martin. "Fotografisk kvintet I Rundetarn", Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 16.
Tiscornia, Ana. "Juan Manuel Echavarría: Otras expediciones", Brecha, February 13, 26.
Tiscornia, Ana. "Other Expeditions, Juan Manuel Echavarría", Corte de Florero/Flower Vase Cut catalogue, The River Press, New York, NY, 3 – 11.
Tiscornia, Ana. "Juan Manuel Echavarria", Very (Fall), 34 – 37.


Public and Corporate Collections

Colección Patrcia Phelps de Cisneros, Caracas
Daros Latinamerica Collection, Zurich
Museu de Arte Moderna de Buenos Aires
Museu de Arte Moderna de Bogota
The Goetz Collection, Munich
The North Dakota Museum of Art, ND

Press

Goings On About Town: Art, Juan Manuel Echavarria
Requiem NN
Requiem NN/ Juan Manuel Echavarría
Taking the War out of Abstraction

A Conversation Ana Tiscornia - Juan Manuel Echavarría

Film Review: Requiem NN
'Requiem NN' film

Coping with violence by adopting the dead

La historia de los NN del río Magdalena llega al Moma de Nueva York
Tending to Colombia's Disappeared and Their Final Homes

'Réquiem NN' Portrays a Second LIfe for the Unknown Dead

"Réquiem NN": Reclaiming the Forgotten
Film explores violence wrenching side
Museum to showcase contemporary Latin American art
La muerte sin nombre

Réquiem N. N., un documental que apela a la memoria

arte al dia

Exhibition Review - Issue 137 - page 124

La "O", 2011

Josée Bienvenu Press Release