Carlos Motta, Artist

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Selected Video Interviews and Video Presentations with Carlos Motta

Carlos Motta: The Crossing, Stedelijk Museum (September 17′)

Carlos Motta: Réquiem, MALBA (October 16′)

MoMA’s R&D Salon 16: Fluid States of America, MoMA (September 15′)

On “Patriots, Citizens, Lovers…”, PinchukArtCentre (October 15′)

On “Patriots, Citizens, Lovers…”, Hromadske International (July/November 15′)

On “For Democracy There Must Be Love”, Röda Sten Konsthall (January 15′)

On the U.S., Latin America and History, Guggenheim Museum (August 15′)

On His SOA/Democracy Cycle Works, Guggenheim Museum (August 15′)

On “Nefandus Trilogy”, Future Generation Art Prize, PinchukArtCentre (October 14′)

Activism, Visuality and the Needs of Queer Youth,  Keynote Speech, Visual Activism Symposium, SF MoMA (March 14′)

Carlos Motta and Maya Mikdashi discuss “Deseos”, Ashkal Alwan (May 15′)

On Tom of Finland, Artists Space (June 15′) (Starts at minute 17)
(with Bob Nickas, Nayland Blake and Collier Schorr)

Gender Talents Launch with Carlos Motta and Guests, New Museum (May 15′)

On “Gender Talents”, Creative Capital Retreat (July 13′)

Introduction to “Gender Talents: A Special Address”, Tate Modern (February 13′)

On “We Who Feel Differently”, PinchukArtCentre ( October ’15)

Introduction to “We Who Feel Differently: A Symposium”, New Museum (audio) (May 12′)

Algunos apuntes sobre las políticas del afecto cuir, Lugar a dudas, Cali (August 12′)

On “We Who Feel Differently” — Interview by Manuela Moscoso, Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló (September 14′)

On the workshop “El sexo, el arte y la ciudad” — Galería Arte Actual, Quito (February 14′)

Carlos Motta, Signified (March 12′)

Introduction to “Godful: Shape Shifting God as Queer”, Union Theological Seminary (audio) (April 13′)

On Six Acts, Art, Social Change, and the Urban Sphere Symposium, CCNY (March 15′) (Starts at minute 51) (with Eva Franch i Gilabert, Dred Scott and Johanna Fateman)

Sobre “Seis Actos” y “Deus Pobre”, Museu Serralves (January 11′)

On “The Good Life”, Smack Mellon  (08′)


Selected Texts/Interviews about Carlos Motta’s Work

Carlos Motta: REQUIEM
Exhibition brochure including texts by Agustín Pérez-Rubio, Linn Tonstad, Carlos Motta and Marcella Althaus-Reid, MALBA

Histories Back Rooms: Carlos Motta Interviewed by Heather Love
Public Culture, Volume 29, Number 1, January 2017

Histories for the Future: Visionary Identification in the Work of Carlos Motta
by David Getsy, Essay, PPOW Gallery catalogue

Carlos Motta: Histories for the Future
by Avi Alpert, Miami Rail

Beloved…
by Erin Silver, Essay, Mercer Union Brochure

Carlos Motta
by Cat Tyc, Bomb Magazine

Carlos Motta, ‘Deviations’
by Holland Cotter, New York Times

Carlos Motta
by Taro Masushio, Artforum’s Critic’s Picks

Carlos Motta: Deviations at PPOW Gallery
by Osman Can Yerebakan

X-Ray of Civilization: Beyond Biopolitics in Carlos Motta’s “Deviations”
by Emily Colucci, filthy dreams

The art practice of Carlos Motta and the archive as a tool for re-enactment and communication
by Stephanie Kogler, World Art

Carlos Motta
by Matthew Rana, Frieze Magazine

Carlos Motta
by Andrew Berardini, ArtReview

Carlos Motta: Deseos at Galerie Mor Charpentier, Paris
by Claire Luna, Arte al Dia

Gender Talents: A Special Address
by Ellen Feiss, Frieze Blog

Gender Talents is Making You Rethink Everything You Thought You Knew About Gender
by Jacklyn Janeksela, Culture Designers

In An Artist’s Video Project, Getting to Know Trans and Intersex Activists
by Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic

Carlos Motta Celebrates Gender Performance in Web-Based Project “Gender Talents”
by Alex Teplitzky, Creative Capital Blog

Nefandus
by Michael Sicinski, mubi.com

Under the Same Sun
by Holland Cotter, New York Times (PDF)

Carlos Motta: Hacia una historiografía homoerótica
by Joseph Mejía and Rafael Garrido, ICONOS — Flacso (PDF in Spanish)

Sus monstruos son nuestros ídolos: A propósito de la Trilogía Nefanda de Carlos Motta
by Carmen Millán de Benavides, Ciclo Rosa Audiovisual – 2014 (PDF in Spanish)

El arte “pecador” de Carlos Motta
by Catalina Obregón, Revista Diners

Carlos Motta: We Who Feel Differently
by Manuela Moscoso, Catalogue from 7.000.000, Espai  dart contemporani de Castelló (PDF in Spanish)

On Queering Dominant Discourses: An Interview with Carlos Motta 
by Juana Berrío, Six Degrees, New Museum’s Blog

Democracy Cycle— An Interview with Carlos Motta 
by Stephanie Kogler, Arara: Art and Architecture in the America(PDF)

Carlos Motta
by Marc Alice Durant, Saint Lucy

Letter to my father (standing by the fence)
by Octavio Zaya, VideoBrasil, Catalogue

Andrea Geyer and Carlos Motta in Conversation, Writing as Practice, Secretary Press (PDF)

Carlos Motta, Artist, On “We Who Feel Differently” and Obama’s Gay Marriage Stance
, Village Voice

Carlos Motta: entre el arte y el museo
por Andrés Forero, Premio Nacional de Crítica y Ensayo 2012 (PDF  in Spanish)

Interrogando la diferencia
por Liliana López Sorzano, El Espectador (PDF)

Carlos Motta: Deus Pobre at Y Gallery
by Graciela Kartofel, Artnexus (PDF)

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Carlos Motta
by Thom Donovan, art:21 Blog

The Archive as Critique of Power and Power Relations
by Stefanie B. Kogler, University of Essex (PDF)

Enacting a Manifesto
by Gabriela Rangel, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter

Worlds Together- An Hour With Artist Carlos Motta
by Phaedon Zacharoudes, Νερομάνα – Fountain Head

Victim’s Dignity: Interview with Carlos Motta
by Marko Stamenković, Victim’s Symptom

Carlos Motta: Los archivos de inmigrantes
by Martí Manen, Exit Express

Carlos Motta
by Denise Carvalho, Artnexus

Carlos Motta’s Hemispheric Counter-Pedagogy
by Yates McKee, Real Art Ways

Distortion, Disruption & Dispersion: Reconfigured Retellings
by Margaret Liu Clinton, Kevin Bruk Gallery

Carlos Motta: Consistently Aware
by Sofía Hernández Chong-Cuy, Arte al Dia

Enterrar y callar
by José Ignacio Roca, Alliance Française


Books by Carlos Motta

The Future Lasts Forever, Carlos Motta and Runo Lagomarsino, 2011, Gävle Konstcentrum and Iaspis, Sweden

Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public, Carlos Motta and Joshua Lubin-Levy, 2011, Forever & Today, Inc.

We Who Feel Differently, Carlos Motta and Cristina Motta, Editors, 2011, Ctrl+Z Publishing

The Immigrant Files: Democracy is Not Dead; It Just Smells Funny, 2009, Konsthal C/IASPIS

The Good Life, 2008, Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño

 

Selected Texts/Interviews by Carlos Motta

Activism, Visuality, and the Needs of Queer Youth, Journal of Visual Culture (PDF)

Nathan Lee and Carlos Motta: There is Tremendous Ferocity in Being GentleWe Who Feel Differently Journal  

AA Bronson: On the Ineffable Quality of His Life and Work, EXTRA EXTRA, Rotterdam (PDF)

Queer Art & Place, Frieze Magazine (PDF)

Gender Talents: A Special Address, TATE Modern, London

DEMOCRACY, University of California, Santa Cruz

“We Who Feel Differently: A Symposium: An Introduction,” New Museum

Dios es Pobre, The Second World Congress of Free Artists, Aarhus Arts Building

El futuro dura para siempre, SITAC X

“The Skin I Live In”: A Review

Some Notes on the Politics of Queer Affection, Pomona College Museum of Art

Amnesia and Repression, arteBA’10

Postscript: Civilization or Barbarity, The Good Life

Carlos Motta and Sam Gregory in Conversation (audio), Aesthetic Justice Seminar

Allora and Calzadilla, BOMB Magazine

Brigada Ramona Parra, A Prior

Maria Lind, Sjónauki

Oliver Herring, Camerawork

Venas Abiertas, Exit Express

Lesson Plan: Unlearn, NYFA Current

Graciela Sacco, artwurl.org

Shoshana Dentz, artwurl.org

Brian Tolle, artwurl.org

David Ross, artwurl.org

Mariana Silva, artwurl.org

Irit Batsry, artwurl.org