KAREN PAULINA BISWELL

KAREN PAULINA BISWELL

Karen Paulina Biswell is being respresented by wildpalms and Instituto De Vision.

She is a French-Colombian artist based in Paris and Bogotá.

http://karenpaulinabiswell.com/

CV

Born in 1983 Curazao. Colombian Parents who has to emigrated.
Lives and works between Paris and Colombia.

Awards / Grants
2019 Prix Pictet / Nominee
2018 Residencies Program of the Musée du Quai Branly- Jacques Chirac / Laureate
2017 World Press -The 6×6 Global Talent Program / Nominee
2016 Gd4Photoart Award by MAST Foundation / Nominee
2016 Higashikawa Award (Japan) / Nominee
2016 Prix de la Photo Madame Figaro Arles (France) / Nominee
2014 World Press Photo-Joop Swart Masterclass / Nominee
2013 IX Premio Colombo-Suizo de fotografía (Colombia) / Second Prize
2012 La Lettre de Photographie – Bourse du Talent: Portrait (France) / Nominee

Recidencies
2019 A4 Art Museum, Chengdu,CHINA
2017 Les Rencontres Photographique de Guyane, French Guiana
2016 Ses Dotze Naus, Ibiza, ESP
2015 Verzasca Foto, Switzerland

Solo Exhibitions
2019 Shēnti / Body, A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, China
2019 Las tres marias, SÂLMON< – FESTIVAL, Barcelone, ESP
2018 Ellas, Valenzuela Klenner Gallery, Bogota, COL
2017 La Dernière Lune, Les Rencontres Photographique de Guyane, French Guiana
2016 Nama Bu, le Forum Montesquieu, Bordeaux, France
2015 Nama Bu, le Rocher de Palmer, Bordeaux, France
2015 Nama Bu, Valenzuela Klenner Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2013 Hotel Dorantes, FIDAAC, Bordeaux, France
2012 Radio Macondo, LA OTRA, Independent Contemporary Art Fair, Cartagena, COL
2010 A tres Bandas, Valenzuela Klenner Gallery, Bogota, COL

Group Exhibitions (selected)
2020 Té de Bogotá, wildpalms, Düsseldorf, DE
2019 Art and social unrest in the Jorge M. Perez Collection, Espacio 23, Miami
2019 Ven y cuéntame la verdá, Valenzuela Klenner Gallery, Bogota, COL
2019 Libertad, MOMENTA – Biennale de l’Image, Montreal, CAN
2019 LUJURIA, Casa Hoffman, Bogota, COL
2018 Hybridtopographies, 60 Wall Gallery, Deutsch Bank, New York, USA
2018 MEMENTO.CAB, Fondation Vasarély, Aix-en-Provance, FR
2017 ATTACHES, Cité Internation des Arts, Paris, FR
2017 Deseo, MAMM, Museum of Modern Art of Medellin, COL
2017 La Vuelta, J1,Marseille, FR
2017 La Vuelta, Les Rencontres de la photographie, Arles, FR
2016 Nama BU, Foto Feminas, Just Another Photo Festival, Varanasi, India.
2016 Nama BU, Foto Feminas, Pingyao International Photography Festival, CHINA
2016 Swinging Bamako, Les Rencontres de la photographie, Arles, FR
2014 Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia 2014 – FIDAAC, Vilna, LIT
2014 POV Female Bogota, at Valenzuela Klenner Gallery, Bogota, COL
2014 Taxonomie of Desire, Vasli Souza, Malmö, SWE
2013 Taxonomie of Desire, Espacio Rita, Nagoya, JAP

Public & Institutional Collections
Jorge M. Perez Collection – Espacio 23, Miami, USA
Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, FR
Museo del Banco de la Republica, COL
Les Rencontres d’Arles, FR

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

Press
2019 ‘Ellas II, quand les femmes mettent en scène leur propre vision du désir’, GRAZIA, FR
2017 ‘Arles 2017 – One to Watch Karen Paulina Biswell’, British Journal of Photography, UK
2016 ‘Karen Paulina Biswell’, Feature & Interview, Foto Feminas

Books
2016 Epiphany, publish by Verzasca FOTO Festival, Suisse
2014 Embera-Chamis – ¡Chao Nos Vemos!, POV Female, publish by oodee, UK

Exhibition Catalogs
2019 Art and social unrest in the Jorge M. Perez Collection, cuarted by Jose Roca, Espacio 23, Miami
2019 The Life of Things, publish by Kerber, Momenta Biennale de L’Image, FR
2017 Attaches, publish by IESA arts&culture, Paris, FR
2017 La Vuelta, publish by Seguros Bolivar, Bogota, COL
2017 La Vuelta, publish by Actes Sud, Les Rencontres d’Arles, FR
2016 Swinging Bamako, publish by Actes Sud, Les Rencontres d’Arles, FR

selection of works

for more works and information contact:
info@wild-palms.com

(painting with nature) Jagua. 2014.
Imama. 2015.
(betata) Monteadentro 1. 2015.
exhibition views (selection)
Té De Bogotá, wildpalms, 2020