Carlos Motta, Artist

Solo Exhibitions/Projects

September 5, 2011

2022
Carlos Motta
Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá (MAMBO)
Curated by Eugenio Viola

Carlos Motta
Wexner Art Center, Columbus
Curated by Lucy Zimmerman

2020
Carlos Motta: We The Enemy
Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz
Curated by Rachel Nelson

Carlos Motta: We Got Each Other’s Back
Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA)
Curated by Roya Amirsoleymani and Kristan Kennedy

Carlos Motta: Billboard from “50 State Initiative”
Judd Foundation, New York, in collaboration with For Freedoms

2019
Dialogues: David Wojnarowicz and Carlos Motta
P.P.O.W Gallery at ARCO, Madrid

Carlos Motta: Conatus
P.P.O.W Gallery, New York

Carlos Motta
Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo

2018
Carlos Motta: Deseos 
Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo

Carlos Motta: The Psalms
Discoveries, Art Basel Hong Kong with Mor Charpentier Galerie, Paris

Carlos Motta: Petrificado
CDAN— Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Fundación Beulas, Huesca
Curated by Juan Guardiola

Carlos Motta. Formas de libertad
Centro Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago de Chile
Curated by Emiliano Valdés

Carlos Motta: L’oeuvre du Diable
Mor Charpentier Galerie, Paris

Carlos Motta: Corpo Fechado
Galeria Avenida da Índia (EGEAC), Lisbon
Curated by Pedro Faro and Sara Matos

2017
Carlos Motta. Formas de libertad
Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín (MAMM)
Curated by Emiliano Valdés

Carlos Motta: Lágrimas
Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional at the Claustro de San Agustín, Bogotá
Curated by María Belén Sáez de Ibarra

The SPIT! Manifesto (with SPIT! (Carlos Motta, John Arthur Peetz and Carlos Maria Romero))
Frieze Projects, London
Curated by Raphael Gygax

Carlos Motta: The Crossing
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Curated by Martijn Van Nieuwenhuyzen

Carlos Motta: Desviaciones
Centro Cultural Gabriel García Márquez / Colombian Embassy in Spain, Madrid
in collaboration with Mor Charpentier Galerie, Paris

2016
Beloved Martina...
Mercer Union, Toronto
Curated by Georgina Jackson

Deviations
P.P.O.W Gallery, New York

Mondo Invertito (Performance)
Tenuta dello Scompiglio, Vorno
Part of the performance festival “Sui generis”
Curated by Angel Moya and Eugenio Viola

Histories for the Future
Pérez Art Museum (PAMM), Miami
Curated by María Elena Ortíz

Desires
Hordaland Kunssenter, Bergen

REQUIEM
MALBA—Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires
Curated by Agustín Pérez Rubio

2015
For Democracy There Must Be Love
Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg
Curated by Aukje Lepoutre Ravn

Désirs
Mor.Charpentier Galerie, Paris

Patriots, Citizens, Lovers…
PinchukArtCentre, Kiev
Curated by Bjorn Geldhof

2014
Nefandus Trilogy
Galeria Filomena Soares at Solo Projects ARCO, Madrid

Nefandus
El Túnel Arte Alternativo, Cuenca, Ecuador
Curated by Anamaría Garzón Mantilla

2013
Gender Talents (in the context of Charming for the Revolution: A Congress for Gender Talents and Wildness)
The Tanks, Tate Modern, London (co-presented with Electra)

The Movers (with Matthias Sperling)
The Tanks, Tate Modern, London

Godfull: Shape Shifting God as Queer— A Performative Symposium
The Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice, Union Theological Seminary, New York (with Jared Gilbert)

La forma de la libertad
Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros (Proyecto fachada), Mexico City
Curated by María Elena Ortíz

Nefandus
Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon

La visión de los vencidos
Galeria La Central, Bogotá

ritual of queer rituals (with AA Bronson)
Witte de With, Rotterdam

La visión de los vencidos
PINTA VIDEO, Curated by Octavio Zaya
Y Gallery at PINTA NY, New York

2012
Museum as Hub: Carlos Motta: We Who Feel Differently
New Museum, New York
Curated by Eungie Joo

Carlos Motta
Y-Gallery at PINTA, New York

2011
Deus Pobre: Modern Sermons of Communal Lament

Y Gallery, New York

The Future Lasts Forever (with Runo Lagomarsino)
Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden

Broken English (with Julieta Aranda)
Performa 11 Project, New York

A New Discovery: Queer Immigration in Perspective (with Queerocracy)
Risk + Reward Series, Museum of Art and Design, New York

Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public (with Joshua Lubin-Levy)
Forever & Today, New York

Normativo (Two-person show with LTTR)
Espacio de Arte Contemporaneo, Museo de La Tertulia, Cali. Curated by Veronica Wiman

We Who Feel Differently
Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway

The Good Life and Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice
Wiener FestWochen, Vienna

2010
Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice
Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, El Parqueadero, Bogotá

The Good Life and Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice
Hebbel am Ufer (HAU), Berlin, Germany

We Who Feel Differently
Other Gallery, Shanghai, China

2009
Brief History
MoMA/PS1, Long Island City, Queens, NY

La Buena Vida/The Good Life
Fundación Alzate Avendaño, Bogotá, Colombia
Smack Mellon, New York, USA
Festival Fabbrica Europa, Firenze, Italia

The Immigrant Files: Democracy Is Not Dead, It Just Smells Funny
Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden
Baltic Art Center (BAC), Visby, Sweden

2008
La Buena Vida/The Good Life
ICA: Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA
Art in General, New York, USA

The People…
Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa
KZNSA Gallery, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

2007
Leningrad Trilogy
Winkleman Gallery, New York, USA

The Good Life (Installation Sketch # 3) and Other Works in Progress
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA

2006
The Good Life (Installation Sketch # 1)
rum46, Aarhus, Denmark

SOA: Black & White Tales
Kevin Bruk Gallery at bâleLatina, Basel, Switzerland
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, Fl, USA
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2004-2002
Bury Them And Keep Quiet
Alliance Française, Bogotá, Colombia (Catalog)(2004)

Ese Algo que Somos
Alonso Garcés Galería, Bogotá, Colombia (2004)

The Missing Series
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, Fl, USA (2004)

Pesca Milagrosa
La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy (2002)