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2017
EQUATIONS [OLFACTORY-ACOUSTIC SCULPTURE] CAAM _Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno Sala San Antonio Abad
Las Palmas Gran Canarias, Spain 09|02|17 – 18|06|17

SCENARIO IN CONSTRUCCION Public Sculpture - roundabout (calle 19, carrera 3) Bogotá Colombia.
Is the winner of the first Open-Air Museum, an international contest for public sculpture in the
capital district of Bogota Colombia

2016
CONDUCTOR, SYMPHONY FOR A MUTE BIRD Todo o Património é¬ Poesia / Fórum Eugénio de Almeida Évora, Portugal 13|05|16
TRILOGY FOR THREE TIMBRES, MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico 06|02|16

2015
CALUMNY, 10th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil 08|10|15
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, Tate Britain, London 08|06|15
CONFESION, Ocupación, Colateral 12th Bienal de La Habana. Estudio de Los
Carpinteros. La Habana, Cuba. Mayo 01|05|15
CONFESSION, The smell of war, De Lovie-Poperinge, Belgium 30|04|15
GARLIC SOAP, Belle Haleine - The scent of art, Museo Tinguely, Basel 11|02|15

2014
TRANSITION, olfactory-acoustic sculpture, Here Today, London 25|11|14
ANESTESIA, first Cartagena Biennial of Art, Cartagena, Colombia 07|02|14

2013
A LABORATORY OF CYNICAL PERCEPTION, Henrique Faria Fine Art, New York 13|09|13
THE LIBRARY OF CYNICISM, Chelsea Space, London 04|06|13
DARFUR, MACRO Museum Contemporary Art Rome, Audio-festival Helicotrema 18|04|13
VESPER, Daros Latinoamerica Cantos Cuentos Colombianos Rio, Brazil 23|03|13

2012
MARTINETE, Manifesta 9 Genk, Belgium, 01|06|12
FLYING GLASSHOUSE WITH AN AQUARIUM INSIDE, Galerie Coucou Kassel, Germany 05|06|12
ACTION VERSUS JUSTIFICATIONS/IWUANA, Kunsthal KAdE Amersfoort, Netherlands 25|05|12
FROGS/AMBIGUITY AND AMPHIBIAN, ICA Sound works in Bruce Nauman’s Days, London 12|07|12

2011
SURROUNDED IN TEARS, primer premio de XI Bienal de Cuenca Cuenca, Ecuador 11|11|11
ESCENARIO PARA TRES CIRCUNSTANCIAS A,B,C. Museo de Arte Moderno Medellin 28|09|11
MARTINETE, 8a Bienal do Mercosul Porto Alegre, Brasil 10|09|11
UNDER THE HORIZON, XVIII Rohkunstbau. Macht, Schloss Marquardt Potsdam, Germany 01|07|11
PERCEPTIONS IN BALANCE Work on paper Nuartlink Gallery Westport, CT. US 06|09|11
EQUILIBRIUM, New Narrative, Digital Art Center Taipei, Taiwan 05|05|11
EQUILIBRIUM, Robert Mapplethorpe Night Work, Alison Jacques Gallery, London 19|01|11

2010
EQUILIBRIUM, Espaivisor Gallery, Valencia, Spain 27|09|10
EQUILIBRIUM, Haunch of Venison, Daydream with James Lavelle, London 27|08|10
ACTION VERSUS JUSTIFICATIONS/IWUANA, Bienal Pontevedra Utropias, Pontevedra, Spain 04|06|10
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, Fundacion Banco Santander, Madrid, 02|02|10

2009
DARFUR, Performa 09 Pandora’s Sound Box - White Box New York 02|11|09
SURROUNDED IN TEARS, Nuit Blanche 09 Toronto, Canada 02|10|09
THE FOUNTAIN, IV Biennale de Jafre Cataluna, Spain 09|08|09
TEN NOTES FOR A HUMAN SYMPHONY, 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki, Greece 24|05|09
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK 01|05|09
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London 01|05|09

2008
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, 41 Salon Nacional Cali. Colombia 19|11|08
SOUFFLE, The Gallery, Sketch, London 1|11|08
SOUFFLE, Mediation biennale, Poznan, Poland 03|10|08
SMELLSCAPE III, Odor Limits, Esther M. Klein Gallery Philadelphia, USA 09|05|08
VESPER, Fondation Clement, Martinique 01|04|08
CALUMNY and TEARS, at Musee D’Art De Joliette, Quebec 25|05|08
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, Festival de Lanaudiere Joliette, Quebec 25|05|08
DIVERSION END Product, Varna, Bulgaria 10|04|08

2007
CALUMNY and DARFUR Fri-Art. Fribourg 09|09|07
CALUMNY, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris 23|06|07
VESPER, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 21|01|07
DARFUR 2nd. Moscow Biennale. Special project ‘We are the future’, Moscow, Russia 03|03|07
SURROUNDED IN TEARS, Telefonica Buenos Aires. Negatec Buenos Aires Argentina 16|04|07
DARFUR ‘The dog barks, but it makes no difference to the Camel’. Madrid Abierto, Madrid, Spain 2007
CALUMNY Sheffield Museum. Abstraction: extracting from the World. Sheffield, UK 2007

2006
DARFUR Urp! Dieci posizioni tra pubblico e privato. Cagliari, Italy 2006
SMELLSCAPE Museum Science Oxford. 2006
SURROUNDED IN TEARS, Kunstverein Freiburg-Invisible Worlds 2006
SMELLSCAPE South London Gallery. Around the World in Eighty Days 2006

2005
DIVERSION END Zoo Art Fair. London (cat.) 2005
VESPER Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. Ireland. (cat.) 2005
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, 51st Venice Biennial. Jardin - Palazzo Franchetti .Venice Italy (cat.) 2005
VESPER Daros Collection. Cantos Cuentos Colombianos Zurich (cat.) 2005

2004
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, Haunch of Venison. Animals. London (cat.) 2004
SURROUNDED IN TEARS, III Tate Liverpool Biennial (with Jasper Morrison & Michael Nyman). Liverpool, UK 2004
VESPER Sound–Smell, Shanghai Biennale 2004. Techniques of the Visible, Shanghai, Chia (cat.) 2004
E2 7SD Sound Sculpture The Place Prize, (choreographer Rafael Bonachela). The Place, London, UK (First prize) 2004
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD Daros Collection: Cantos Cuentos Colombianos, Zurich (cat.) 2004

2003
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, The Power Plant, Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada (cat.) 2003
VESPER, II Bienal de Lanzarote: El viaje inútil Arrecife, Spain (cat.) 2003
VESPER, VIII Bienal de La Habana: El arte con la vida, La Habana, Cuba (cat.) 2003
ES QUE NO ME OYEN O ES QUE NO ME VEN, VIII Bienal de La Habana XEspacio Aglutinador, La Habana, Cuba, 2003
VESPER, VTO Gallery London, UK 2003
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain 2003
VESPER, The Place, (choreographer Rafael Bonachela), London, UK 2003

2002
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD AfricAméricA Port–au–Prince, Haïti 2002
PROVOKES / EVOKES (with Jasper Morrison), Artlab Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK (cat.) 2002

2001
PARA MANANA TENDREMOS UN DIA NUBLADO Sinfonía anal auditiva.Tercer Festival Internacional de Arte Sonoro México D.F., Mexico 2001
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, I Tirana Biennale, Tirana Albania (cat.) 2001
WHO CLEAN WHOM, Ventana. Office in Madrid, Madrid, Spain 2001

2000
ALGAE GARDEN, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Continental Shift. Aachen, Germany (cat.) 2000
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, 12th century Church of Gamla Uppsala, Sweden 2000

1999
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, ExTeresa Arte Actual, Cartucho. México D.F., Mexico 1999
SOMETHING GOING ON ABOVE MY HEAD, Whitechapel Art Gallery London, UK 1999

1998
FROM WITHIN, Juliet Gallery, Trieste, Italy (cat.) 1998

1996
BAJANDO CAYENDO, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá, Colombia (cat.) 1996
FAMILIARES ANONIMOS, Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango: Nuevos nombres. La lógica de los sentidos Bogotá, Colombia (cat.) 1996

1995
CLEANAWAY, Lisson Gallery, Post Script. London, UK 1995
GARLIC SOAP, Lisson Gallery, Ideal Standard Summertime, London, UK 1995
MEMORY SKYP, Museum of Installation,London, UK (cat. with CD) 1995

1994
1 WOODCHURCH RD LONDON NW6 3PL, smell sculpture, Goldsmiths College MA Show. London, UK 1994

Education
1993-94 Goldsmiths’ college, University of London, England MA IN FINE ART.
1990-93 Guild hall University of London, England BA SCULPTURE.
1988-90 Llotja School, Barcelona, Spain MURAL PAINTING.
1976-80 School of Fine Art, Cartagena De Indias, Colombia BA IN FINE ART.

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