I was born in Colombia and I live and work between Copenhagen, Denmark and Bergen, Norway. I studied music composition, performance, and visual arts at Goldsmiths College, the Bergen National Academy of Arts, and completed my doctoral project in visual arts at the Norwegian Research Fellowship Programme in 2012.
My sculptures, immersive installations and video works take a critical look at current and historical technologies and explore how they define our experience and understanding of time. This includes an interest in the mechanical, the intersection of the industrial and the mystical, and the emotional and spiritual undertones of digital culture. My work reflects a concern with how our networked and media-driven world reduces a certain diversity of attention. I address this by producing purpose-built spaces that seek to modulate audiences’ way of experiencing a situation or narrative. A good portion of my work develops such projects in a site-specific manner where historical, and geopolitical characteristics of a location become the main drive of an artwork.
I have developed a variety of research projects at different institutions and with partners such as Goldsmiths College in London, Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo, The Laban Centre in London, Bergen National Academy of Arts, and Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
My recent work has been staged at various platforms such as the 15. Istanbul Biennial, Contour Biennial, Performa13 in New York, Brussels Biennial, Kochi-Muziris Biennial, Marrakech Biennial, South Bank Centre in London, Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo, Hordaland Kunstsenter, L’appartement 22 Rabat, Institute of Contemporary Art in London, Galeria Vermelho-Sao Paulo, Kunsthall Mulhouse in France, Colomboscope in Sri Lanka.
I am currently professor and researcher at the Faculty of Arts of Bergen University, Norway where I also run the Master Programme in Fine Arts.