KAREN PAULINA BISWELL

KAREN PAULINA BISWELL

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

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

http://karenpaulinabiswell.com/

Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms
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Born in 1983 Curaçao to Colombian Parents who had to emigrate to France.
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

Residencies
2019 A4 Art Museum, Chengdu,CHINA
2018 Photographic Residency, Musee Du Quai Branly, Paris, FR

2017 Les Rencontres Photographique de Guyane, French Guiana
2016 Ses Dotze Naus, Ibiza, ESP
2015 Verzasca Foto, Switzerland

Solo Exhibitions (selected)
2020 Chère Pipi, Musee Du Quai Branly, Paris, FR
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, Deutsche 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
2015 Epiphany, Verzasca FOTO Festival. Sognono, Valle Verzasca,CH.

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
2020 10 colombian artists who are shaping contemporary art. Artsy online
2020 Cover & feature in Hot Hot Hot! Magazine, Paris, FR
2020 Encuentro Editorial de ArtBo fin de Semana, Bacanika, COL
2020 Karen Paulina Biswell, Waves Derie Chère Pipi, Madame Figero, FR
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

Series Chère Pipi (Dear Pipi)

Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms All is nowhere Photography
All Is Nowhere. 2019. Analogue photography. 100x80cm. Ed. 2/3 + 1AP.
Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms Reverberation Of A Single Eye. Photography
Reverberation Of A Single Eye. 2019. Analogue Photography. Ed. 2/3 + 1AP.
Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms waves Photography
Waves. 2019. Analogue Photography. Ed. 2/3 + 1AP.
Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms In the reverberation of desire Photography
In The Reverberation Of Desire. 2019. Analogue Photography. Ed. 2/3 + 1AP.

Series Nama Bu (We Exist)

Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms nama bu Photography
(painting with nature) Jagua. 2014. Analogue photography. 80x80cm.
Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms Imama Photography
Imama. 2015. Analogue photography.
Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms betata Nama Bu Photography
(betata) Monteadentro 1. 2015. Analogue photography. 110x110cm.
exhibition views (selection)
Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms Nama Bu
Té De Bogotá, wildpalms, 2020
Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms Momenta biennale Canada
Momenta Biennale, Quebec Canada. 2019. Photo credit: Jean-Michael Seminaro
© MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image and Dazibao.
Karen Paulina Biswell @ wildpalms Momenta biennale Canada
Momenta Biennale, Quebec Canada. 2019.

Photo credit: Jean-Michael Seminaro © MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image and Dazibao.