Carlos Motta (Colombia)

Main Prize Winner of the Future Generation Art Prize 2014

Biography

Carlos Motta was born in 1978 in Bogotá, Colombia. He lives and works in New York. Motta obtained his MFA from Bard College, New York in 2003. He was named a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow in 2008, and received grants from Art Matters (2008), New York State Council on the Art (2010), and the Kindle Project (2012). He is part of the faculty at Parsons The New School of Design and The School of Visual Arts. Motta’s work has been presented internationally including at Tate Modern, Guggenheim Museum, MoMA/PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens and other venues.


Works

Brief History of Homosexual Repression in Ukraine, 2014

This is the first print run of this newspaper, Brief History of Homosexual Repression in Ukraine, 2014, which was edited by Maxim Ivanukha and Carlos Motta, as part of Motta’s participation in The Future Generation Art Prize 2014 exhibition at the PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, October 2014–January 2015. Special thanks to Bogdan Globa and Maxim Eristavi.

View the digital version of the newspaper in english or in ukranian.

Carlos Motta. “Nefandus”, print, 2013

Carlos Motta. “Nefandus. Trilogy”, 2013

Carlos Motta. “Hacia una historiografía homoerótica (Towards Homoerotic Historiography), #1 – 13”, 2013

Carlos Motta. “San Felipe del Morro #4a from the series Colonial Forts”, 2013

Carlos Motta. “San Felipe del Morro # 10 from the series Colonial Forts”, 2013

Carlos Motta. “My Dearly Beloved R. (Monument to Alexander von Humboldt)”, 2013

Carlos Motta. “Shipwreck (Santa Maria)”, 2013

Carlos Motta. “Untitled”, 2013

Carlos Motta. “Instrument”

Carlos Motta. “Atlas”, 2013