José Tomás Giraldo

José Tomás Giraldo is a visual art researcher currently living in Sweden where he is mainly writing about the relationship between artworks, art galleries and collections. His historical practice addresses influential moments in the individual and collective memory of the places he inhabits. José Tomás has collaborated in the constitution of exhibition and research art spaces in Bogotá and Cali and has been actively working with public institutions as well as with smaller scale privately owned initiatives alike. Since 1999 he has lectured Canada, Colombia, Sweden and Norway.

José Tomás Giraldo

1. Exhibitions
2. Research Projects
3. Curated Exhibitions and publications
4. Teaching (University Courses, Seminars and Workshops)
5. Lectures, presentations and Talks
6. Education
7. Residencies
8. Internships and additional work experience
9. Published texts
10. Bibliography

1. Exhibitions

2013 Forårsudstillingen 2013. Charlottenborg Fonden, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2011 Calidoscopia. El Parqueadero, Museo de Arte del Banco de la Republica, Bogotá/MDE11, Museo de Antoquia, Medellín, Colombia/8 Bienal de Mercosur, Núcleo de Artes Visuais de Caxias do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brasil.
2010 La Oreja Roja. El Parqueadero, Museo de Arte del Banco de la Republica, Bogotá.
2009 Rejmyre Matters. Engelska Magasinet, Rejmyre, Sweden.
2008 Medias Promesas: agitadas actividades motoras. Sala de exposiciones, Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño, Bogotá.
2006 Diapoteca. Sala de Proyectos, Universidad de los Andes. Bogotá, Colombia.
2006 Why I’m So Unhappy. Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2006 40 Salón Nacional de Artistas: Un Lugar en el Mundo. Archivo General de la Nación, Bogotá.
2005 Nuevos Nombres: Lugar/no-lugar O, El Espacio Entre Las Cosas. Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango. Bogotá, Colombia.
2004 Divinamente. Galería de la Raza. San Francisco, USA.
2004 Bogotá Voz en Off. Galería Santafe, Planetario Distrital, Bogotá.
2002 Residencia en Bogotá. Ciclo Nuevas Propuestas, Alianza Francesa. Bogotá, Colombia. 1999 VIII Salón Nacional de Arte Joven. La Fotografía como Objeto, Galería Santafe, Planetario Distrital, Bogotá.

2. Research Projects

2012-2015 Learning from Anders. Research about an art gallery based in Lund, Sweden.
2010-2011 De la ira, 4 artists and a research group. Becas Locales de Creación, Cali.
2011 Minuta. Proyecto Calidoscopia, Fundación Lugar a dudas, Cali
2008-2015 Artists and Organizations Various institutions/Self initiated.
2007 Sala de estar, Fundación Lugar a Dudas, Cali
2006 Fire, boat, prince: 1979-1985 The Banff Centre. Alberta, Canadá.
2003-2013 Miniteca/Papeleros Unidos/La Sultana (editions and exhibitions) Bogotá-Cali-Malmö (on going)
2000-2002 Residencia en Bogotá. Bogotá.

3. Curated exhibitions and publications

2011 De la ira: 4 artists and a research group from Cali. Becas Locales de Creación, Cali
2010 Eliana Otta: Cambio de Casa, La Sultana/Lugar a Dudas, Cali
2008 Mateo López: Diarios de Motocicleta Papeleros Unidos/Mateo López
2001 Heimfahrt (regreso a casa). Premio Salón Séneca, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá

4. Teaching (University Courses, Seminars and Workshops)

2012 Text affairs. Malmö Art Academy, Sweden (Intern)
2011 Artists and Organizations. Departmento de Arte, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
2011 Drawing I. Departmento de Arte, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia. (Adjunct)
2010 Drawing II, Department de Arte, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán. (Adjunct)
2010 Research methodologies I & II. Departamento de Diseño, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán, Colombia. (Adjunct)
2010 Research methodologies II. Department de Arte, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán
2008 Crítica de Arte. Instituto Departamental de Bellas Artes, Cali, Colombia (Adjunct)
2008 Parte del Rio (Part of the river). Lugar a Dudas, Cali, Colombia (Adjunct)
2008 Artists and Organizations. Instituto Departamentas de Bellas Artes, Cali, Colombia

5. Lectures, Presentations, Talks

2013 Learning from Anders. InterArts Centre, Malmö (October 26) /Malmö Art Academy (April 23)/Charlottenborg Fonden, Copenhagen (March 13).
2012 On hills and rowing boats. Trømso Academy of Contemporary Art, Trømso, Norway
2011 De la ira: 4 artistas y un grupo de investigación de Cali. Cinemateca Museo La Tertulia, Cali (August 5).
2007 Estando en la sala Lugar a dudas, Cali (August 1)
2006 Diapoteca: Conversations Sala de Proyectos, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá (November 17-20).
2006 XISRA: A photographic archive of recent art practices, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (November 2) /Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (November 3)/Colourschool, UBC MFA Studios, Vancouver, Canada (November 6).
2006 Browsing the archives at the Banff Center. Paul D. Fleck Library and Archives, Banff, AB, Canada (October 31st).
2004 Historias y actividades recientes. Arte Colombiano, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá.
2000 Primer encuentro de artistas latinoámericanos. Auditorio del Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofia Imber, Caracas (December 8).

6. Education

2015 MFA in Critical and Pedagogical Studies. Malmö Art Academy, Lund University, Sweden.
2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts. Universidad de los Andes Bogotá, Colombia

7. Residencies

2007 Lugar a Dudas, Cali, Colombia
2006 Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada.

8. Internships and additional work experience

2012 Teaching Internship. Malmö Art Academy, Lund University, Sweden.
2008 Image coordinator, 41 SNA. Dirección de Artes, Ministerio de Cultura, Colombia.
2007 Exhibitions photographer. Dirección de Artes, Ministerio de Cultura, Colombia.
2005 Exhibitions photographer. Dirección de Artes, Ministerio de Cultura, Colombia.
2004 Exhibitions coordinator. Espacio La Rebeca, Bogotá.
2004 Exhibitions photographer. Dirección de Artes, Ministerio de Cultura, Colombia.
2002 Exhibitions photographer. Gerencia de Artes Plásticas, IDCT, Bogotá.
2000 Co-founder, El Parche. Artist run exhibition space. Bogotá
1995 Research Assistant. Department of Film, Museum of Modern Art, New York.

9. PUBLISHED TEXTS

2014 The knowledge of the private art gallery, Talking Galleries Symposium (online)
2010 Lugar a Dudas, Bomb Magazine 110, Winter
2010 De Miraflores a Granada: Eliana Otta, Publicación de la exposición, Lugar a Dudas.

2010 Gráfica y archivo, Revista Errata #1, Abril
2007 Residencia en Bogota, Revista Valdez 5

Grants and awards
2010 Becas locales de creación, Alianza Francesa, Proartes y Lugar a Dudas, Cali, Colombia.
2006 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Scholarship The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada.
2001 Premio Salón Seneca Universidad de los Andes 2001, Bogotá, Colombia.

Languages
Spanish (Native)
English (Quasi-Native)
Swedish (Basic)

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Learning from Anders
Lecture-Performance
Second rehearsal
1:15:00
2013

_MG_4003
Writing for film
Ink on polyester film
90x140cm
Series of 6
Unique
2012

IMG_4638
Minuta
Silkscreen on paper
70x50 cm
Series of 5
Edition of 10
2011

Actividad
De la ira
Silkscreened, handmade box with a set of printed images
30x30x5 cm
Edition of 100
2011
(Image shown: Adrian Gaitan)

IMG_6605
You are so black you look like my shadow (Sleight of Hand)
Laser print
32x44 cm
Series of 5
Edition of 10
2009

"Almacén" (2008)
Almacén
Documentary environment
Found equipment, objects and images with lecture
Dimensions variable
2008

diapoteca
Diapoteca
Documentary environment
Found equipment, objects, photographic images and lecture
Dimensions variable
2006

Boat
Fire, Boat, Prince (At the Paul D. Fleck Library and Archives)
Documentary environment
Found equipment, objects, photographic images and lecture
2006

Los Papeles del Arquitecto (2006)
Los Papeles del Arquitecto
Documentary environment
(Partial view of the installation)
Found objects, drawings, photographs and talk
Dimensions variable
2006

archivo general005
Los Papeles del Arquitecto (Archivo General)
Archival pigment print
30x40 cm
Series 8
Edition of 3
2006

Originales Suramericanos
Fotogramas & Storyboard
Found photography, discarded furniture and digital vector drawings
Dimensions variable
2004

catalogo stills y story
Fotogramas & Storyboard
Found photography, discarded furniture and digital vector drawings
Dimensions variable
2004

DSC_0035 copy
Residencia en Bogotá (Ext.)
C-Print
30x40
Series of 21, edition of 3 each
2004

DSC_0019
Residencia en Bogotá (Int.)
C-Print
30x40
Series of 21, edition of 3 each
2002

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José Tomás Giraldo is an artist based Malmö, Sweden.