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Name: Juan Carlos Alonso
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E-mail: fotojuank@yahoo.com  
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EDUCATION:

  1. M.A. IN FINE AND VISUAL ARTS (STUDIES MADE WITH THE SUPPORT OF A FELLOWSHIP BY THE ARTS FACULTY) National University of Colombia, Bogotá, 2012 – 2014.
  2. POSGRADUATE “STUDIES ON VISUAL CULTURE”. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 2003-2004
  3. PROFESSIONAL COURSE IN PHOTOGRAPHY, GrisArt Photography School, Barcelona, Spain, 2002-2003
  4. UNDERGRADUATEFINE ARTS WITH MINOR IN LITERATURE. University of los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, 1997 – 2001

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AWARDS:

  1. INTERNATIONAL GUEST IN REPRESENTATION OF COLOMBIA “ARTISTIC RESIDENCE PROGRAM 2016”, Biennial of Cerveira Foundation, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal, 2016.
  2. PRIZE “BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM”, 11 Pasto Film Festival, Pasto, Colombia, 2015.
  3. FELLOWSHIP OF INTERNATIONAL MOVILITY IN FINE AND VISUAL ARTS FOR REPRESENT COLOMBIA AT THE “XVIII INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNIAL OF CERVEIRA”, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal. District Arts Intitute – IDARTES, 2015.
  4. FELLOWSHIP OF “AUXILIAR PROFESSOR”, Department Committee, Arts Department for the M.A. in Fine and Visual Arts, National University of Colombia, 2013-2014.
  5. PRIZE OF COLOMBIAN DOCUMENTARY SCREENING. District Arts Institute, IDARTES, Bogotá, 2013
  6. INTERNATIONAL GUEST IN REPRESENTATION OF COLOMBIA “INTERNATIONAL VISITORS PROGRAMME: VIDEONALE 14. FESTIVAL FOR CONTEMPORARY VIDEO ART – VIDEO ART IN NORTH RHINE - WESTPHALIA”, NRW KULTURsekretariat, Bonn, Germany, 2013.
  7. INTERNATIONAL GUEST IN REPRESENTATION OF COLOMBIA, Creation Laboratory “Off Courts Trouville 2012. Digital Film Festival”, Off Courts Festival and Proimágenes Colombia, Trouville – sur – Mer, France, 2012.
  8. WINNER OF STIMULUS PRIZE IN THE CATEGORY OF “SHORT DOCUMENTARY REALIZATION”, Fund for the Cinematographic Development and Proimages, Bogotá, Colombia, 2011
  9. INTERNATIONAL GUEST IN ARTISTIC RESIDENCY “Fronteras México 2010”, Fundación Lux Boreal y Tiroteo A.C., Tijuana, Mexico, 2010
  10. FELLOWSHIP OF CREATION “Parallel Universes”, Museum of Contemporary Art of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  11. INTERNATIONAL GUEST IN REPRESENTATION OF COLOMBIA, X Cuenca International Biennial, Cuenca, Ecuador, 2009
  12. HONOR’S MENTION “6ª BIENNIAL. 20th Colombian Biennial of Photography”, Medellín Photography Association, Medellín, Colombia, 2008
  13. 1st  PRIZE “THE WORLD AT YOUR FEET”, Outback, Bogotá, Colombia, 2006
  14. 1st PRIZE YOUNG CATEGORY “II BIENNIAL ASAB, Photographic Practices”, Culture City Institute, 2005
  15. 2nd PRIZE “11TH NATIONAL CONTEST OF DOCUMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY “Works and Days”, Trade Union National School, Medellín, Colombia, 2005             
  16. 2nd PRIZE BEEP ART. 1st Technological Art Contest, Data Logic – Beep, Barcelona, Spain, 2003
  17. 2nd PRIZE “8TH NATIONAL CONTEST OF DOCUMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY “Works and Days Trade Union National School, Medellín, Colombia, 2002 
  18. MERITORIOUS HONOR’S PAPER, Visual & Plastic Arts Undergraduate Program, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, 2002                                 
  19. HONOR’S MENTION “V NATIONAL HALL OF UNIVERSITY ART”, Guerrero Arts School, 1999

 

 

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:

1. THE LAST TRIP OF LENIN, VIII Tashkent Biennale of Contemporary Art, Taskent, Uzbequistan, 2016
2. “THE LAST CRAFTSMEN OF LIGHT V. 7 min”, National Short Movie for all the cinemas in Colombia, Cinemark Colombia, 2016.
3. PROJECTION “THE LAST CRAFTSMEN OF LIGHT”, District Cinema, Bogotá (12.12.13), Lugar a Dudas, Cali, Colombia (25.02.14), Odeón Space, Bogotá (30.03.14)
4. ANY DAY. X CUENCA INTERNATIONAL BIENNAL. Conventions Hall, Mariscal La Mar Airport, Cuenca, Ecuador, 2009.
5. FOTOAGÜITAS PROJECT. Fotográfica Bogotá 2009. Archivo de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
6. QUEENS. FOTOLOGÍA 6. Salamanca University Cultural Center, Bogotá, Colombia, 2008


7. ADVERTISING CLOWNS: A SYMBOL OF BOGOTÁ, Itinerant Exhibition, Advertising mupies, Bus Stations, Bogotá, Colombia, 2001-2002.

 

CURATORIAL EXHIBITIONS

  1. 1st EXHIBITION AND COLECTION OF ART BOOK. Exhibition Hall, National Library of Colombia. Curatorial work of Patasola Collective (Ximena Velásquez, María Lucía Arbeláez, Juan Alonso), Bogotá, Colombia, 2017.
  2. THE LINE. Galician Videoart Show. Jaime Isidoro Artist House, Biennial of Cerveira Foundation, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
  3. PILGRIM LIGHT. Old Mutual Cultural Center Gallery, Bogotá, Coloombia, 2016
  1. VIDEOGRAMA. International Video Art Festival 2015. Uzbequistan: Tashkent, 2016; Bogotá: Odeón Space, Contemporary Art Museum of Bogotá, Publik Screen of the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University. Cali: Lugar a Dudas. Pereira: La Cuenca Residencia Artística, La Escuela Imaginaria, El Garage, La Florida Cine Club. Curatorial work of Patasola Collective (Ximena Velásquez, María Lucía Arbeláez, Juan Alonso), Bogotá, Cali, Pereira, Colombia, 2015.

 

EXHIBITIONS AND COLLECTIVE FESTIVALS (Selection):

  1. SOCIAL MANIFESTATIONS. ASAB Gallery, Bogotá, 2017
  2. INTERMEDIACIONES. Videoart and Experimental Video Show. Museum of Modern Art of Medellín Theatre and Business Chamber, Medellín, Colombia, 2016
  3. VIDEOART FESTIVAL MIDEN. Kalamata Street Festival Program, Kalamata, Greece, 2016.
  4. 15 INTERNATIONAL IMAGE FESTIVAL. X Media Art Monographic Show. Los Fundadores Theatre, Manizales, Colombia, 2015.
  5. 7th POPAYÁN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Popayán, Colombia, 2015.
  6. 32 BOGOTÁ FILM FESTIVAL, Casa del Teatro Nacional y Uniandinos, Bogotá, 2015.
  7. VII BIENNIAL OF TEACHERS OF THE VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT OF THE JAVERIANA UNIVERSITY, Exhibition Hall, Gerardo Arango Building, Javeriana University, Bogotá, 2015.
  8. 11 PASTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Pasto, Colombia, 2015.
  9. VIDEOGRAMA. INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL 2015. Publik Screen of the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University (Bogotá), Lugar a Dudas (Cali) and La Florida Cine Club (Pereira), Colombia, 2015.
  10. XVIII INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNIAL OF CERVEIRA, Biennial of Cerveira Museum, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal, 2015.
  11. IMAGO MUNDI, 56 Venice Biennial, Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy, 2015.
  12. BANG. Viii international video art festival of barcelona 2015. Casa Elizalde, Espai Jove La Fontana, Galería H2O, Palau Alòs, Galería Contrast, Barcelona, Spain, 2015.
  13. 14 INTERNATIONAL IMAGE FESTIVAL. IX Media Art Monographic Show. Los Fundadores Theatre, Manizales, Colombia, 2015.
  14. CHINAWARE TOYS. Museum of Contemporary Art of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2015.
  15. PROYECTOR 14. 7th INTERNATIONAL VIDEOART FESTIVAL, Casa Oculta, Madrid, Spain, 2014
  16. PULSATION. COLOMBIAN CONTEMPORARY ART. El Nogal Club Gallery, Bogtoá, Colombia, 2014
  17. MELGART. Art of the Trip. Museum of Modern Art of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2013.
  18. 6th BIENNIAL OF PROFESSORS OF THE VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT. LIA LAB, Bogotá, Colombia, 2013.
  19. KINO KABARET. Off Courts Trouville 2012. Digital Film Festival, Trouville – sur – Mer, France, 2012.
  20. ARTE-SUR PLATFORM, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France, 2011
  21. INTER-INDEPENDIENTS. Art Camera, Salitre’s Office, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010-2011
  22. 10th INTERNATIONAL SAMPLE OF DOCUMENTALS AND PHOTOGRAPHIES OF LATIN AMÉRICA. Langreo Gallery, Langreo, Asturias, Spain, 2010
  23. 6th BIENNIAL. 20th Colombian Hall of Photography, Suramericana Museum, Medellín, Colombia, 2008.
  24. PARALLEL UNIVERSES, Contemporary Art Museum of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  25. THE BODY AS EXPRESSION, Jorge Arteaga Gallery, Cabudare, Venezuela, 2009
  26. CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, Contemporary Art Museum of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  27. FOTOGRÁFICA BOGOTÁ 2007. III Biennial ASAB. Urban Spaces, ASAB Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia, 2007
  28. 3er HALL OF BIDIMENSIONAL ART. Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Fundation Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia,  2007
  29. 5ª BIENNAL 2006. 19th Colombian Hall of Photography, Suramericana Gallery, Medellín, Colombia, 2007
  30. COLLECTIVE THE PHOTOGRAPHER+S COMPANY. Fotónauta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, 2006
  31. ARTBO 2006. II Internacional FAIR OF Art IN Bogotá. Casa Cuadrada Gallery, CORFERIAS, Bogotá, Colombia, 2006
  32. III INTERNACIONAL FAIR OF ART, FIAMM 2003. Hall of Young Artists (International Guest), Fine Arts Center, Maracaibo, Venezuela, 2006
  33.  N. N. PORTRAITS OF THE XXI CENTURY. El Garaje Galery, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005.
  34. ARTBO. I International fair of Art in Bogotá. Not everything that glitters is Art. Artecámara, CORFERIAS, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005
  35. PHOTOGRAPHIC BOGOTÁ. II Biennial ASAB, Photographic Practices ASAB Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005
  36. FOTOLOGÍA 4. Snapshots. Itinerant Urban Exhibition, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005
  37. AUGUST EXHIBITION 2005, Contemporary Art Museum of Bogotá,Bogotá, Colombia, 2005
  38. 4th BIENNAL 2004. 18th Colombian Hall of Photography, Santa Fé Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005.
  39. CINESUL. 12th Latin American Cinema & Video Festival, Brasil Bank Cultural Center Correios Cultural Center, Rio do Janeiro y Brasília,  Brasil, 2005
  40. 11th NATIONAL CONTEST OF DOCUMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY “The Works and the Days”, Colombo-American Centre, Medellín, Colombia, 2005
  41. TOMA 5INCO FESTIVAL 2005, GÓTICA Cinema, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005
  42. 8th CINE LAS AMÉRICAS International Film Festival, Hideout Theater, Austin, Texas, U.S.A., 2005.
  43. ALBACETE DOCUMENTAL 2005. 5th Sample of Documentals and Photographies of Latin América, CAPITOL Cinema and Albacete Municipal Museum, Albacete, Spain, 2005.
  44. ALUCINE. 6th Toronto Latino Film & Vídeo Festival, Innis Town Hall, Toronto, Canada, 2005.
  45. FOTÓNAUTA. Fotónauta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, 2005
  46. VIDEÓPOLIS 2. Adentures of Latinoamerican Video, Modern Art Museum of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2004
  47. RESFEST. Digital Film Festival 2004, Brasil Bank Cultural Center, São Paulo, Brasil, 2004
  48. PHOTOGRAPHIC SPRING 04. El Medicament en el Punt de Mira, Museu de la Farmàcia Catalana, Barcelona, Spain, 2004
  49. BEEP ART. Primer Concurs d’Art Tecnològic, Les Cotxeres del Palau Robert, Barcelona, Spain, 2003,
  50. MAC-OPOSATS. V Creative Art Exhibition, Centre Cívic La Barceloneta, Barcelona, España, 2003
  51. YOUNG TALENTS, FOTOMUSEO, Itinerant Urban Exhibition, Bogotá, Colombia, 2002
  52. FIRST PHOTOGRAPHY HALL “EL MUNICIPAL”, Callejón de las Exposiciones de Gas Natural, Bogotá, Colombia, 2002
  53. GRAPHIC, Gallery “No-Title”, Cooperartes, Bogotá, Colombia, 2002
  54. XI JUNE: MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN XALAPA 2002, New Colombian Photography, Sede IVEC, Puerto de Veracruz, México, 2002
  55. 7th NATIONAL CONTEST OF DOCUMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY “The Works and the Days”, Porfirio Barba Jacob Theater, Medellín, Colombia, 2002
  56. TOMA CINCO. Colombian Movie Festival, Odeón Cinema, Bogotá, Colombia, 2001
  57. FOTOSEMANA. Week of Photography in Arts, National University Art Museum, Bogotá, Colombia, 2000
  58.  PHOTOSEPTEMBER, Espacio Alterno Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia, 2000 
  59. NO FORMAT. III Audiovisual Encountering of Young Producers,  El Parque Theater, Bogotá, Colombia, 2000
  60. Vth NATIONAL EXHIBIT OF UNIVERSITARY ART, FENALCO Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia, 1999

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COLLECTIONS:

  1. ART COLLECTION. Biennial of Cerveira Foundation, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal.
  2. PINHOLE RESOURCE COLLECTION. Museum of History of New Mexico, Santa Fe, USA
  3. ART COLLECTION. Benetton Foundation, Venice, Italy.
  4. ART COLLECTION, Art Gallery, Cuenca Biennial Foundation, Cuenca, Ecuador.
  5. PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION,  Contemporary Art Museum of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia,
  6. COLLECTION OF TECHNOLOGICAL ART, Datalogic - Beep, Barcelona, Spain.
  1. COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Trade Union National School, Medellín, Colombia

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Article THE DEEP DREAM IN PHOTOGRAPHY. Imago Magazine, Fine Arts Departamental Institute, Cali, Colombia, 2016 (in print)
  2. Review. DOCUMENTS OF MEMORY AND VISION. Book “Open Studio. Seventh Cohort. M.A. in Fine and Visual Arts”. Faculty of Arts, National University of Colombia, 2016.
  3. Article EXIL_CREATION PRODUCTION PLATFORM. Interview to Mario Opazo. PUNTOS MAGAZINE No 14. The Broadcasting of Visual Arts, Visual Arts Departament, Javeriana University, Javegraf Editorial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2014.
  4. Review THE EDUCATION BORDERLINE. PUNTOS MAGAZINE No 13. The Education in the Visual Arts, Visual Arts Departament, Javeriana University, Javegraf Editorial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2013.
  5. Article PHOTOGRAPHY, BODY AND ACTION, PUNTOS MAGAZINE No 10, Visual Arts Departament, Javeriana University, Javegraf Editorial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2011.
  6. Article MOVIE, VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY. FROM PHOTOGRAM TO VISUAL VORACITY. La Tadeo MAGAZINE  No 76, Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Bogotá, Colombia, 2011
  7. Article PHOTOS – GRAPHIS (SPEAKING PORTRAITS), PUNTOS No 7 MAGAZINE, Visual Arts Department, Javeriana University, Javegraf Editorial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010.
  8. Article DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY: THE ILLUSION OF THE ILLUSION OF REALITY, PUNTOS No 5 MAGAZINE, Visual Arts Department, Javeriana University, Javegraf Editorial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  1. Article INTERACTING. Visual Study of Interaction between Human Statues and Tourists in Las Ramblas de Barcelona, Juan Alonso y Nelly Barreto, PUNTOS No 2 MAGAZINE, Visual Arts Department, Javeriana University, Javegraf Editorial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2008

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE

  1. PROFESSOR OF COURSES ON BASIC, ADVANCED AND EXPERIMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Visual Arts Departament, Javeriana University, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005-2016.
  2. PROFESSOR OF “PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY” AND “PHOTOGRAPHY I”, Arts Department, University of Los Andes, 2015-2016.
  3. PROFESSOR OF “ART PHOTOGRAPHY”, Technology in Photography Image Production, Art and Design Faculty,  Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, 2015.
  4. PROFESSOR OF BASIC DRAWING I AND II LEVELS. Fine Arts Program, Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, 2009 – 2015
  5. PROFESSOR OF “ART PHOTOGRAPHY”, Graphic Design Program, Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, 2015
  6. AUXILIAR PROFESSOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY II, Fine Arts Programme, National University of Colombia, 2014.
  7. PROFESSOR QUALIFIED COURSE “PHOTOGRAPHY: EXPRESSIONS, PRACTICES AND KNOWLEDGES OF THE PHOTOGRAPHIC LANGUAGE”, Cointinuous Programme, Javeriana University, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005-2013.
  8. PROFESSOR OF COURSES ON BASIC, EXPERIMENTAL AND PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY, Art and Design Departament , Politécnico Grancolombiano University, 2009 - 2011.
  9. TEACHER OF PHOTOGRAPHY. Ponte en Mi Lugar Foundation. 2010.
  10. PHOTOGRAPHER. Review ALÓ, Bogotá, 2009

 

OTHER STUDIES: 
  1. “AFTER EFFECTS” COURSE. Continuos Education Programme, Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Bogotá, Colombia, 2014.
  2. FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY Workshop. School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA, 2013.
  3. “LIGHTING: IN THE STUDIO AND ON LOCATION” Course. International Center of Photography (I.C.P.), New York, NY, U.S.A., 2012.
  4. “ADVANCED PHOTOSHOP” COURSE. Continuos Education Programme, Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Bogotá, Colombia, 2012.
  5. THE BUSINESS OF PHOTOGRAPHY. With Kike Calvo. Javeriana University, Bogotá, Colombia, 2011
  6. THEORETICAL ENCOUNTER “TESTIMONY AND VISION – BEYOND REPORTAGE Fotográfica Bogotá, IV International  Encounter of Photography, Hall Jorge Enrique Molina, Central University, Bogotá, Colombia, 2011
  7. XIII INTERNACIONAL CATHEDRA OF ART LUIS ÁNGEL ARANGO. Autobiography, Gender, Witnesses, and the Construction of the Observer (Spectator) in current Photography. Lecturer: Estrella de Diego. Events Centre, Luis Ángel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010
  8. THEORETICAL ENCOUNTER “FACE LABERYNTHS, LANDSCAPES OF CONSCIOUSNESS”, Fotográfica Bogotá, III International Encounter of Photography, Central University, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009.
  9. SEMINAR “LATIONAMERICAN VIDEO ART”, Modern Art Museum of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2008
  10. THEORETICAL ENCOUNTER “OVERFLOWING OBJETIVITY”, Fotográfica Bogotá, II International Encounter of Photography, Jorge Eliecer Gaitán Theater, Bogotá, Colombia, 2007
  11. SEMINAR “VANGUARDS IN PHOTOGRAMS”, Modern Art Museum of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2006
  12. THEORETICAL ENCOUNTER “DOCUMENT AND FICTION IN CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY”, Fotográfica Bogotá, Jorge Eliecer Gaitán Theater, Bogotá, Colombia, 2005
  13. I INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF VISUAL STUDIES, International Forum of Experts in Contemporary Art, ARCO’ 04, Centro de Convenciones, Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I, Madrid, Spain, 2004,
  14. SEMINARY “DOCUMENTAL NARRATIVE “6th INTERNACIONAL DOCUMENTAL EXHIBITION”, Cinemateca Distrital, Bogotá, Colombia, 2004  
  15. ANIMATION SEMINARY “LOOP 2004”, Luís Ángel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia, 2004
  16. SEMINAR “CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY”,  Modern Art Museum of Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia, 2004
  1. MONOGRAPHIC COURSE “BROKEN MIRRORS. Photography as a Pseudodocumental Discourse”, by Joan Fontcuberta, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA, Barcelona, Spain, 2003