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September 29, 2016 - January 29, 2017

ATLAS of the ruins OF EUROPE proposes to read Europe's narratives and representations against the grain of its ruins. The ruin is here understood not only as the result of destruction or erosion, but rather in its expressive potential: as  a...

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Born in 1983 in Bogotá, Colombia
Lives and works in Paris, France



Born in 1983 in Bogotá
Lives and works in Paris


2008 - MFA, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris - ENSBA, Paris
2005 - Specialization in new medias, Cinema and TV School, National University, Bogota
2005 - Specialization in photography, Graphic Design School, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
2004 - Graphic design, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá


Sírvete de mi, sírveme de ti, Proyecto Amil, Lima, PE
Strengthlessness, (outdoor sculpture), curated by Brian Kepple, The Standard Hotel, New York, US
An idea of progress, curated by Persil Caton, SPACE, London, UK

La puesta en marcha de un sistema, Galeria ADN, Barcelona, ES
Cómo-lavar-la-loza-coherentemente, curated by Santiago Rueda, NC-Arte, Bogotá, CO

Reddish Bue, D+T Project, Brussels, BE
Let’s write a history of hopes, Galeria Vermelho, Sao Paulo, BR
Activissime!, curated by Alba Benavent & Lucía Piedra, EspaiDos - Sala Muncunill, Barcelona, ES
Strengthlessness, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, FR

Un millón de amigos, Galería ADN, Barcelona, ES
Munich Time Capsule 2013-2113, A Space Called Public, curated by Elmgreen & Dragset, Munich, DE
AB Studios, with Pauline Bastard, curated by Pilar Tompkins, 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles, US

La Estrategia, Prix SAM 2012, curated by Akiko Miki, Modules, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
Close to me, D+T Project, Brussels, BE
Sin heroísmos, por favor (with Sara Ramos y Teresa Solar), curated by Tania Pardo, CA2M, Madrid, ES
Rising action, with Pauline Bastard, Nettie Horn Gallery, London, UK

We are, NURTUREart, New York, US
Venganza, La Mals, Sochaux, FR
Caliente, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, FR

Rising action, with Pauline Bastard, Vernon Projekt, Vernon Gallery, Prague, CZ
Lots of love, with Pauline Bastard, Störk Gallery, Rouen, FR

A break to dance, Valenzuela & Klenner Gallery, Bogota, CO
Valeur Ajoutée, with Pauline Bastard, Hamish Morrison Gallery, Berlin, DE

Valor Agregado, with Pauline Bastard, Valenzuela & Klenner Gallery, Bogota, CO
Residencies & Awards


Les Possédés, curated by Véronique Collard Bovy & Jérôme Pantalacci, Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, FR
Yes I can ! Portrait du pouvoir, curated by Sébastien Planas, organized by Musée des Beaux Arts Hyacinthe Rigaud at Centre d’art contemporain Walter Benjamin, Perpignan, FR
Basta! , The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, US
A Decolonial Atlas: Videos from the Americas, 2010-2015, curated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas, Oficina de Proyectos Culturales, Puerta Vallarta, MX
No One Belongs Here More Than You, curated by Sandino Scheidegger, Despacio, San José, Costa Rica
Enclencheurs de Récits‏, curated by Nicolas Koch, Le Point Commun, Cran-Gevrier, FR
Bread and Roses, curated by Łukasz Ronduda & Natalia Sielewicz, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, PL
Hors Pistes festival, curated by Géraldine Gomez, Centre Pompidou, Malaga, ES & Paris, FR
Ideologue, curated by Becca Maksym, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, US

A Decolonial Atlas: Videos from the Americas, 2010-2015, OFF Cairo Biennale, curated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas, Cairo, EG
Jonny, Insitu, Berlin, DE
Artistes à la une, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
Waiting for the accident to happen, curated by Antonella Croci, Screen Space, Melbourne, AU
La vérité des apparences, histoires de codes et de reflets, curated by Fabienne Bideau, La Tôlerie, Clermont-Ferrand, FR
Levitate, curated by Daria Khan, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, AT
It’s Money Jim but not as we know it, curated by Katerina Gregos, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna, AT
Intersections (after Lautréamont), CIFO Foundation, Miami, US
Between the Pessimism of the Intellect and the Optimism of the Will, 5th Thessaloniki Biennale, curated by Katerina Gregos, Thessaloniki, GR
The devil is in the details, curated by Jesus Fuenmayor, KaBe Contemporary, Miami, US
Every inclusion is an exclusion of other possibilities, Salt Beyoglu, Istanbul, TR
Historiology / Archaeography, DT Project, Brussels, BE
Paris holiday, Galerie Perrotin, New York, US
L’éloge de l’heure, curated by Chantal Prod’Hom & Fabienne Xavière Sturm, MUDAC, Lausanne, CH
Il frutto maturo e la terra indifferente, curated by Lore Gablier, Museo Nivola, Orani, IT
Moving not moving, curated by Audrey Teichmann, Galerie Laurence Bernard, Geneva, CH

El Futuro No espera, curated by Sonia Fernández Pan, La Capella, Barcelona, ES
Nuit Blanche, Pavillon Vendôme (outdoor sculpture), Paris, FR
Corpus Delicti, curated by Ricardo Arcos-Palma, Ex Terrasa, Mexico D.F., MX
Buildering: Misbehaving the City, curated by Steven Matijcio, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, US; CAC Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, US
Colonia Apocrifa, curated by Juan Guardiola, MUSAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon, ES
... Do Delay, curated by pick nick, Cyprus, CY
Verbo - Performance Festival, Galeria Vermelho, Sao Paulo, BR
The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else, curated by Heman Chong & Samuel Saelemakers, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL
Honoré, Galerie rue Visconti, Paris, FR
Inéditos 2014. Be virus, my friend, curated by Colectivo Catenaria, Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES
Addenda, curated by Nancy Casielles, Hôpital Notre Dame de la Rose (with B.P.S.22), Lessines, BE
Utopian Days - Freedom, curated by Haily Grenet, Martin Schulze & Jeongsun Yang, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, KR
All about these... Ladies and Gentlemen, curated by Fani Zguro, National Gallery of Arts, Tirana, AL
Quieren dinero, curated by Maria Isabel Rueda, Barranquilla Fine Arts, Barranquilla, CO
Festival Hors Piste, curated by Géraldine Gomez, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

Ciudad-de-mente, curated by Juan José Santos, Galeria Concreta, Santiago de Chile, CL
XVII Biennale d’Arte Citta di Penne, curated by Marco Antonini, Penne, IT
Ivan Argote - Adrian Melis - Ahmet Ogut, DT Projects, Brussels, BE
Happy Birthday Galerie Perrotin, Lille 3000, Lille, FR
Du clocher on voit la mer, curated by Marc Geneix, Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, FR
De leur temps 4, ADIAF, Le Hangar à Bananes, Nantes, FR
Foutre, düo, Paris, FR
Jubiläums Festival 2013, Werkleitz, Nuremberg, DE
Nuit Blanche Video London, Victoria Miro Gallery, London,UK
Augmented Spatiality, curated by María Andueza, Hökarängen, Stockholm, SW
Artesur, Collective Fictions, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
La Belle Peinture II, curated by Eva Hober & Ivan Jančár, Palais Pisztory, Bratislava, SK
Festival de Inverno de São João del Rei, curated by Ricardo Coelho, São João del Rei, BR
A Space Called Public, curated by Elmgreen & Dragset, Munich, DE
Small gestures, curated by Jasper van Es, MU, Eindhoven, NL
The Democracy of objects, Nettie Horn Gallery, London, UK
Monkey Business, curated by Grégory Lang, Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, Paris, FR
The Imminence of Poetics, 30th Sao Paulo Biennial, tour exhibition: Brazil; Venezuela; Argentina
Tectonic, curated by Aya Mousawi, The Moving Museum, Dubai, AE
Traduction-Tradition-Trahison, curated by María Inigo Clavo & Anna Raimondo, Cube Independent Art Room, Rabat, MA
Involution, curated by Temra Pavlovic, Otras Obras, Tijuana, MX
The Exuberan’s Vertigo and Myths, curated by Irene Aristizabal, La Maison Rouge, Paris, FR
TCOB, curated by M I A M I, Museo La Tertulia, Cali, CO

Los irrespetuosos, curated by Carlos Palacios, Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico D.F., MX
The Imminence of Poetics, 30th Sao Paulo Biennial, curated by Luis Pérez-Oramas, Sao Paulo, BR
Destination Sud, winners of SAM Prize, MuBE, Sao Paulo, BR
There’s a hole in the sky, curated by Tom Polo, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, AU
Políticas de la imágen en Colombia, curated by Christian Padilla, Artes Guerrero, Bogotá, CO
Performing Politics Symposium, curated by Alvaro Urbano, Institut für Raumexperimente, Berlin, DE
Girarse, curated by Martina Milla, Joan Miró Fundation, Barcelona, ES
Políticas de la imagen: videoarte colombiano, curated by Christian Padilla, OODAAQ Festival, Rennes, FR
The forfeiture of money, D+T Project, Brussels, BE
Saison 2012, curated by: COAL Colletif, Domaine de Chamarande, Chamarande, FR
The Family, curated by Aldo Giannotti, Lust Gallery, Vienna, AT

The dialectic city, curated by Carla Acevedo-Yates, Laboratorio de Artes Binarios, San Juan, PR
The making of something, 1646, The Hague, NL
Vidéo Ping Pong # 20, le Bel Ordinaire espace d’art contemporain, Pau, FR
Infiltration, le privilège des chemins, curated by Marianne Derrien, Plataforma Revolver, Lisboa, PT
DigitalAct, Digital Arts Festival, Moscow, RU
Coup d’éclat, curated by Francesca Agnesod, Guillaume Hervier & Andrea Rodriguez Novoa, Fort de Bruissin, Lyon, FR
BLK river festival, curated by Sydney Ogidan, Vienna, AT
Ambiente Familiar, curated by William Contreras, M.I.A.M.I. Gallery, Bogotá, CO
La Minoterie, curated by Marion Tampon-Lajarriette, Geneva, CH
Polis, curated by Markus Winter, Art blog art blog, New York, US
Vista, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, US
Tiere in der kunst, curated by Dietgard Grimmer, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, AT
Prix Sciences Po pour l’art contemporain, Sciences Po, Paris, FR
Manipulatie, curated by Perre van den Brink & Wouter Vandenbrink, Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen, NL
Les armes silencieuses, CAB Grenoble, Grenoble, FR
Qui Admirez Vous?, curated by Isabelle Le Normand & Florence Ostende, La Box, Bourges, FR

Something, curated by Marco Antonini, Pratt Manhattan auditorium, New York, US
Action Planning #3-Interludes, Nuit Blanche, Mairie du 11ème, Paris, FR
Action Planning-Self #1, Angle Art Contemporain, Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux, FR
Nouvelles Peintures, curated by Renaud Loda, OLM space, Neuchâtel, CH
Hyperactivité, CAN & Marks Blond Project, Neuchâtel, CH
Biennale de Mulhouse 010, Mulhouse, FR
You me here now, Galerie IMMIX, Paris, FR
Safari sur l’ile des impressionnistes, Cneai, Chatou, FR
Schools of art, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Dresden, DE
Biennale Madrid Abierto, Art biennale, Audiovisual selection, Madrid, ES
Swing 2, Ivan Argote, Pauline Bastard, Géraldyne Py et Roberto Verde, Mains d’Oeuvres, Saint-Ouen, FR
Prelude, Chez Edgar, Paris, FR

Lionel Esteve, Kolkoz, Xavier Veilhan, Daniel Firman, Mathieu Mercier, Ivan Argote, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami, US
Swing, curated by Isabelle Le Normand, La Friche La Belle de Mai, Marseille, FR
Vidéo Ping-Pong #5, vas voir dehors si j’y suis, curated by Thibault Capéran, le Bel Ordinaire espace d’art contemporain, Pau, FR
BIG UP3, Contemporary Art Festival, Pau & Anglet, FR
Drrrr, Störk Gallery, Rouen, FR
Disguised Retrospective, Museum National University of Colombia, Bogota, CO
XI International Call for Young Artist, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia, ES
Intervenciones TV, Montehermoso Cultural Center, Vitoria-Gasteiz, ES
Zapping Unit, MAC/VAL Museum, Vitry-sur-Seine, FR
54th Salon of Contemporary Art of Montrouge, Montrouge, FR

Architectures of survivals, curated by Komplot, Sparwasser, Berlin, DE; Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
TV JAM 2008, Montehermoso Cultural Center, Vitoria-Gasteiz, ES
A winter story in a wild jungle, Shunt, London, UK
Youtube battle 2, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
Vidéo sur l’ile, Video Festival curated by Marcel Dinahet and Célia Crétien, Ouessant, FR
Collider, La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres, FR
Tina B, Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, CZ
La masse envahit la grille, École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture, Paris, FR
Eurofoot, La Maison des Métallos, Paris, FR
Traverse Vidéo, Video Festival, Toulouse, FR

Paris MFA Fine Arts Students, Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, TW
Paris Taipei, Fine Arts School of Taipei, Taipei, TW

Salon Nacional de arte universitario, Art Museum of the Antioquia’s University, Medellin, CO
Salon Nacional de arte universitario, Comfandi Cultural Center, Cali, CO
Salon Nacional de arte universitario, Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, Bogota, CO
Pirate video Festival, Colombia’s National University, Bogota, CO

Fotográfica 217, National University of Colombia, Bogota, CO
Thesis, Best final projects from art schools, Contemporary Art Museum, Bogotá, CO
Art and Document, curated by Elías Heim, Cali’s Cultural Center, Cali, CO


Fructose, FID International Film Festival, (French Competition - world premiere), Marseille, FR
Fructose, Filmouglage, Berlin, DE
Workshop, Centre Pompidou, Malaga, ES & Paris, FR
Fructose, Nadie Nunca Nada No, Madrid, ES
Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté lyrique, Paris, FR

Selection of film by Iván Argote, Zumzeig Cinema, Barcelona, ES
The Messengers, Zinebi Festival Internacional de Cine Documental y Cortometraje de Bilbao, Golem Cinema, Bilbao, ES
Screening, ICA, London, UK
Workshop with Mikhail Karikis, Acting the future, Tate Modern, London, UK
The Messengers, FID International Film Festival, (world premiere), Marseille, FR
Screening, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, FR

Activísimo workshop, Activism and protest workshop with children, EspaiDos, Barcelona, ES
Born to Curate, Performance, Le 116 Art Center, Paris, FR

La Estrategia, LAXART, Los Angeles, US
Born to Curate (Los Angeles), Highways Theater, Produced by 18th Street Arts Center & Institut Français, Los Angeles, US

Born to curate (London), in collaboration with Pauline Bastard, Produced by Nettie Horn Gallery, London, UK

Activissime, Activism and protest workshop with children, MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine, FR
Pauline Bastard & Ivan Argote, Talk, Rouen Fine Arts Museum, Rouen, FR
Flux thursdays, Conference, Flux Factory, New York, US
Ivan Argote Prize, Price for a student in the Bourges’ Fine Arts School, Philantropy action, Bourges, FR

Dance or die!, Dance élargie, with Jair Bareli and Pauline Bastard, Théatre de la Ville de Paris, Paris, FR
Born to curate, curating contest organized in collaboration with Pauline Bastard, Ars longa, Paris, FR
Collection Permanente, curated by Ivan Argote, Pauline Bastard & Isabelle Le Normand, Mains d’Oeuvres, Saint-Ouen, FR
100% directe, Performance in collaboration with Pauline Bastard, Mains d’Oeuvres, Saint-Ouen, FR
Catalogue Artists’ Film Screening, South London Gallery, London, UK
1 million of friends, Sunday’s screenings, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, FR

The conservation and restoration of contemporary artworks, Talk by Carole Husson, SFIIC, Paris, FR
Date limite de Conservation, Talk, MAC/VAL Museum of contemporary art of Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, FR

The Here, Talk-performance, Master in Fine Arts, National University, Bogotá, CO
Web flash festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

Supra Real, Talk-performance, Master in Fine Arts, National University, Bogotá, CO


2015 CIFO Cisneros Fontanals Foundation Prize, Miami, US
2013 First Prix - Audi talents awards Art contemporain, Paris, France
2013 18th Street Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
2013 BAR, BArcelona, Spain
2011 Prix Sam Art Projects, Paris, France
2011 Politic Science Price for contemporary art, École de Sciences Politiques, Paris, France
2010 Residence - Hyperactivité, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
2009 Residence – Astérides, Marseille, France
2009 Residence - National University - Visual Arts department, Bogota, Colombia
2009 Residence - Mains d'Oeuvres Cultural Center, Paris, France
2008 First Prix - Create the "Canal +" ad, Canal +, Paris, France
2008 First Prix - Intervenciones TV
2008, Fundación Rodriguez, Vitoria Gateiz, Spain
2007 Residence - Paris-Taiwan - Taiwan Fine Arts School, Taipei, Taiwan
2005 First Prix - National Salon of Young Art, Guerrero Arts School, Bogotá, Colombia




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Ivan Argote - La Estrategia

Ivan Argote - La Estrategia


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