Adriana Salazar

Bogotá, Colombia, 1980

Lives and works in Mexico

Colombian artist and researcher, currently living in Mexico City. Her most recent projects are established between artistic practices and research, circulating between diverse knowledge and dismantling the limits between the living and the inanimate.

She has exhibited her projects at the Passerelle Contemporary Art Center (France), the Kunstmuseum Heidenheim (Germany), the CA2M (Spain), Havremagasinet (Sweden), the Pratt Institute (USA), the Muca Roma (Mexico City) and the Museo del Barrio (USA). She has been invited to the New Media Triennial (Beijing, 2014), the California and the Pacific Triennial (California, 2013) and the National Artists Salon (Medellín, 2013), among other artistic events. She has been a scholarship fellow at artist residencies such as Grand Central Art Center (USA), Akiyoshidai International Art Village (Japan), Nordic Artists ’Center (Norway) and the Royal Hibernian Academy (Ireland).

Her works are part of the collection of MARCO (Mexico), UCR ArtsBlock (California) and Banco de la República (Colombia). Graduated in Plastic Arts from the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in Bogotá, Master in Philosophy from the Javeriana University of the same city and a PhD in Art and Design from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Adriana has also been a teacher in the Visual Arts program at the Javeriana University and in the Plastic Arts program at the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in Bogotá. She has contributed as an author with magazines such as Islario (Mexico), Errata# (Colombia) and OAR (University of Oxford). She recently published the book "Enciclopedia de cosas vivas y muertas: el lago de Texcoco" under the Pitzilein Books publishing house of Mexico City, with the support of the Jumex Foundation and the Ministry of Culture of Colombia.