ANDREA ACOSTA FONRODONA
Born in Bogotá
Lives and works in Berlin

EDUCATION
2008 M.F.A. Public Art and New Artistic Strategies, Bauhaus Universität, Weimar, Germany
2005 B.A. Fine Arts: with emphasis on Electronic Media and Time based Arts, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2016 Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt, Berlin
2013 Project Commission. Les Nouveaux Commanditaires, Bilbao, Spain
2010 Residency. International exchange program with Le Pavillon. Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan, South Korea
2009-10 Residency. Le Pavillon, Laboratoire de Creation, Palais de Tokyo, Paris,
2009 Grant. Society of Friends of the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
2009 Workshop. Dan and Lia Perjovschi, Sommerakademie für Bildende Kunst, Salzburg, Austria
2008-09 Fellowship. Stipendium der Graduiertenförderung des Freistaates Thüringen, Weimar, Germany
2008 Prize. Bauhaus Hochschulpreis der Fakultät Gestaltung, Bauhaus Universität, Weimar, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Manual de Uso II, Contexts space, Paris, France
2014 Manual de Uso, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
2013 Andamios y Columnas. LA Galería, Bogotá, Colombia
2009 The Real (e)state. M10 Baustelle -Artist Run Space, Weimar, Germany
2008 The Imaginary Journeys of Bus #4. Interventions in public space, Weimar, Germany
2004 Here – There // Not Here – Not There. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Interventions within the permanent collection, Museum of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia (upcoming)
2014 ArteCámara, Pavilion of Young Artists. ARTBO International Art fair, Bogotá, Colombia
2014 Presencias. Presentation of the Bar-on Collection, Bogotá, Colombia
2013 Uno lo mio y lo tuyo, Tres décadas de Arte en Expansión. Casa Republicana, Bogotá, Colombia
2013 Melgart. Museum of Modern Art, Bogotá, Colombia
2013 Aquatopia. Interventions in Karmeliterplatz, Graz, Austria
2012 Action planning. Special program within the Biennial of Young Art, Moscow, Russia
2012 Ça & Là (This and There). Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, France
2012 Jaime Molina. LA Galería, Bogotá, Colombia
2012 8th Directors Lounge – Urban Research. Naherholung Sterchen, Berlin, Germany
2011 Been Out. Ständige Vertretung, Dortmund, Germany
2011 Rumores sobre una exposición. Espai Zero1, Olot, Spain
2011 Cyberfest. National Center of Contemporary Art SP Branch, San Petersburg, Russia
2011 Salón de Arte BBVA – Nuevos Nombres Banco de la República. One year travelling exhibition in museums of Bogotá, Medellín, Cali, Bucaramanga, Pereira and Cartagena, Colombia
2010 Sunday’s Screening. Galerie Dix9, Paris
2010 Ce Monde Impitoyable. Centre d’art Contemporain Chamarande and Module Hors Le Mur Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2010 Brouillon. Musée de la Danse, Rennes, France
2010 The Multicultural In Our Time. Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, South Korea
2010 Service Commandé. Musée de la Danse, Rennes, France
2009 Vom Labor zum Projekt. Neues Museum, Weimar, Germany

COMMISSIONS
2013-14 Manual de Uso. Development of a project for public space within the program Nouveaux Commanditaires (Nuevos Comanditarios – Spain section), Bilbao, Spain
2006 Grasouflage. Intervention in public space for 10th Flower Market in collaboration with Andrea Sirch and the city of Weimar, Weimar, Germany

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2014 Article. Drawing confronts us, by Erika Martínez, Published in Art Nexus issue of December
2014 Artist Book. Manual de Uso. Published for New Patrons project with the support of the Arthazia, Fondation de France and Eremuak, Bilbao, Spain
2013 Exhibition Catalogue. Melgart. Published by the MAMBO Museum of Modern Art, Bogotá, Colombia
2013 Artist publication. Log Buch. Published for the Aquatopia project with the support of the Kinderbüro and the Institut für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Graz, Austria
2013 Artist publication. Oroi (memory). In collaboration with curator Haizea Barcenilla published by Artium, Vitoria, Spain
2012 Article. De tiempos y ciudades: fotografía colombiana hoy by Maria Wills Londoño (published in the book Lugares de Transito fotografía y residencias artísticas)
2012 Artist publication. There is Here with a T published for the exhibition Ça & Là with support of Le Pavillon Laboratoire de Creation du Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2012 Exhibition Catalogue. Ça & Là (This and There). Paris,
2011 Publication. Contribution for the publication Rumores sobre una exposición contada, edited by Haizea Barcenilla and published by Espai Zero1, Olot Spain
2011 Review. BBVA-Nuevos Nombres in Dinero.com, by Claudia Cristancho
2011 Exhibition Catalogue. Salón de Arte BBVA-Nuevos Nombres Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia
2010 Exhibition Catalogue. The Multicultural In Out Time, two-volumes edited by Manu Park, Ansan; South Korea

COLLECTIONS
Collection of the Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia
Collection of the BBVA Bogotá, Colombia