Manuel Correa
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            Manuel Correa was born in Medellin, Colombia in 1991. 

Correa has an MA Research Architecture from Goldsmiths University of London. He worked as part of the Forensic Architecture project. 

Although Correa works primarily with video, he forms part of a new group of art professionals that are interested in the spaces available in the artworld to share investigations and creative explorations. His work deals with issues of memory and post-conflict reconstruction in contemporary societies.

His videos have been presented in venues such as the Rotterdam International Film Festival, The Tamayo Museum in Mexico, Presentation House Gallery in Canada, The University of Copenhagen, The Medellín Museum of Modern Art, The 8th Norwegian Sculpture Biennial, Kunsternes Hus in Oslo, Palazzo Grassi in Venice, DOK Leipzig international documentary film festival, amongst other spaces.

2011 - 2015 Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver.
2018 - 2019 Centre for Research Architecture (Forensic Architecture stream) Goldsmith’s University,
London, UK.

2010. Salón Regional De Artes (Antioquia). Medellín
2014. INDEX. Gallery 295. Vancouver
2014. An Uncared For Arrangement. One Night Stand Projects. Vancouver
2015. Sharing Science. UBC AMS Gallery, Vancouver
2015. For Machine Use Only (Curated by Mohammad Salemy). Schneiderei Gallery. Vienna
2015. Quoting the Quotidian. WAAP. Vancouver
2015-16. 8th Norwegian Sculpture Biennial. (Curated by Anne Szefer Karlsen) Vigeland Museet, Oslo.
2017. This is the Sea. Art Montecarlo Special Projects. (Curated by Mohammad Salemy). Monaco.
2017. II Coloquio Latinoamericano de Arte No-Objetual. Museo de Arte Moderno De Medellín. (Curated by Sofía Hernandez Chong Cuy). Colombia
2018. Fake Art. Fake Museum. Fake You. (Curated by Gerd Elise Morland) Norsk Nasjonal Museet. Oslo, NOR
2019. Artecámara. ArtBo. Bogotá, Colombia.
2020. God in Reverse: When Wisdom Defies Capture. Richmont Art Gallery, Canada.

Screenings (Selected)
2015. Bergen International Film Festival
2015. Kabuso Kunsthal. Norway
2016. Bomuldsfabrikken Kunsthal. Norway
2016. Museo Tamayo. Mexico
2016. Lo Schermo dell Arte Film Festival. Italy
2016. Palazzo Grassi. Venice. Italy
2016. Il cinema del carbone. Mantova. Italy
2016. Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín. Colombia
2016. A4 Centre for Contemporary Culture.  Slovakia
2016. TranzitDisplay Gallery. Czech Republic
2016. Kunsternes Hus. Kunsthogskole i Oslo, Norway
2016. International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL
2016. Museum Boijmans van Beunigen, Rotterdam, NL
2018. New Politics of Labour. Medellín, Colombia.
2018. DOK Leipzig International Film Festival (Next Masters Golden Dove Nomination), Leipzig, DE
2019. Bogotá International Film Festival. Bogotá. COL
2019. Cinematik International Film Festival. Piest’any, SLK

Conferences, Talks
2015. Speaking off it. Field Contemporary, Vancouver, CA.
2016. Our Digital Selves, Kunsternes Hus. Oslo. NO
2016. Bots. Bodies. Beasts, Studium Generale Rietveld Academy. Netherlands.
2018. The Missing Circle, Kadist Art Foundation, (Curated by Magalí Arriola). Merida, MX
2019. NYU Madrid, Politics of Memory (Invited by Allen Feldman). ES.
2019. Interlocutories Symposium. Spike Berlin. DE
2020. Online: The Missing Circle (Conversation with Pavel Aguilar) Kadist/Museo Amparo. Puebla, MX.

2018. CAR Madrid. Centro Acercamiento a lo Rural. (Invited by Fernando García-Dory) Madrid, ES.

Kadist Arts Foundation 
Norsk NasjonalMuseet

Bibliography (selected)
2008. Salón Regional de Artes (Antioquia) Exhibition Catalogue. Medellín
2014. Aint-Bad Editions. Issue No.9
2015. Kunsten Tilhører Dem Som Ser Den. 8th Norwegian Sculpture Biennial Catalog
2015. Bergen International Film Festival Catalog
2015. A democratic project, Interviewed by Erlend Hammer.
2016. Vancouver At The Movies. Canadian Art Magazine, By Aaron Peck. Canada
2016. Canadian Art Magazine. Must-Sees This Week: June 16 to 22. 2016
2018. DOK Leipzig International Film Festival Catalogue 
2020. DesistFilm, Interview by Tomáš Hudák. Online
2020. Manuel Correa Reckons Violence and Memory. Interview by Jenna Sauers, Cultured Magazine. USA 

2015. The Philosophical Origins of Digitality. Manuel Correa interviews Alexander R. Galloway for #Artoffline. &&& Journal. Peer Reviewed
2015. Harun Farocki: On the Documentary. e-flux conversations: Day 5. online
component of Venice Biennale Super Community.
2015. Is there any worlds to come? E-flux conversations. Day 45. online component
of Venice Biennale Super Community.
2015.Eating Glass: The New Propaganda. e-flux conversations. Day 75. online
component of Venice Biennale Super Community.
2016. Embracing the Digital. Manuel Correa interviews Benjamin Woodard for #Artoffline. &&& Journal. Peer Reviewed
2016. Nowhere, Today. Terremoto Jorunal. (Edited by Natalia Valencia) Mexico City
2016. Talbot’s Dream. For Machine Use Only (Contemplations on Algorithmic Epistemology). &&& Publishing in association with Gwangju Biennale.
2019. Politics of Math in the Age of Post-Truth, an interview with Fernando Zalamea. &&& Journal.  

2015. #ArtOffline (Feature Documentary), Atelier Bolombolo. Director
2018. La Forma del Presente (Feature Documentary), Atelier Bolombolo, Perspektiv Film A/S. Director, Producer.
2020. Didn’t Know I Died (Short documentary) Atelier Bolombolo. Director, Producer.
Ongoing. Irreconciliable (In production), Perspektiv Film. Director
Ongoing. The Anthropologist, The Witch and the Skull in the Well (In post Production), Atelier Bolombolo, Perspektiv Film. Director, Producer.