ART: For this lecture, Carlos Motta will discuss his ongoing projects, which draw upon political history in an attempt to create counter narratives that recognize the inclusion of suppressed histories, communities, and identities.
“Carlos Motta (b. 1978, Bogotá, Colombia) is a graduate of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program and was named a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow in 2008. He is part of the faculty at Parsons The New School of Design and the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.
He is currently working on a large-scale performative event co-commissioned by Electra Productions and Tate Modern Film, which will premiere on February 2013 at Tate Modern, London. He is also organizing an exhibition and conferences as part of Steirischer Herbst’s “Truth is Concrete” conference in Graz in the fall, as well as the exhibition “Sin realidad no hay utopia” at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco in 2013.”