Ecuador

Tomás Ochoa

– Born in Ecuador

– Language and Literature in Cuenca University / Lengua y Literatura Universidad de Cuenca
– Visual Arts, Division of Postgraduate Studies. UNAM – México  /  Artes Visuales, División de Estudios de Post-grado. UNAM – México
– Cinematographic Direction, ECAM. Madrid – Spain  /  Dirección Cinematográfica. ECAM. Madrid -España
– Lives and works in Switzerland and Ecuador  /  Vive y trabaja en Ecuador y Suiza

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SELECTED INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE & EVENTS

2015
– Beyond the Tropics / Parallel exhibition to the Venice Biennale

2013
– Bienal Sel Sur De Panamá
– Loop – Video Art 2013 / Barcelona, Spain

2011
– XI. Biennale of Cuenca / Pecados Originales / curated by Fernando Castro / Cuenca, Ecuador

2010
– VII. Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism/ Puntos de Fuga. Arquitecturas posibles / Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín / Colombia
– Loop – Video Art 2010 / Barcelona, Spain
– Foto Madrid 2010 / Spain

2009
– Dojima River Biennale 2009: Reflection: The World Through Art directed by Fumio Nanjo Osaka, Japan
– Subversive Film Festival / Zagreb, Croacia

2008
– Shanghai Art Fair 2008
– International Film Festival Oberhausen / Germany
– Arco – Expanded Box / Madrid, Spain

2006
– Singapore Biennale/ Singapore
– LA Freewaves Film Festival / Los Angeles, USA

2005
– International Festival of Digital Cinema / Chile

2003
– Biennale di Venezia / Venice, Italy

2001
– Vll. International Biennale Cuenca / Ecuador

2000
– International Biennale / Córdova-Argentina

1996
– lV. International Biennale Cuenca / Ecuador

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITION

2016
Paraíso Línea negra / Duque Arango gallery / Medellín / Colombia

2015
Espejos con memoria / Museum Pumapungo  / Host and Publisher : PRODUBANCO – Grupo Promerica / Cuenca / Ecuador

2014
La reposición del Aura / Galería La Cometa / Bogotá, Colombia
Espejos con memoria / Arte Actual Flacso  / Host and Publisher : PRODUBANCO – Grupo Promerica / Quito / Ecuador

2012
– Retrospevtive / Relatos Transversales / curated by Maria Fernanda Cartagena / Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Quito / Ecuador

2011
– Cineraria /Esquina Arte Contemporaneo / Madrid, Spain

2010
– Cineraria / Arte Actual / FLACSO / Quito, Ecuador
– Cineraria / Proceso Arte Contemporáneo / Cuenca, Ecuador
– Cineraria / TK Galeria d’Art / Barcelona, Spain

2009
Virus / Katz Contemporary / Zurich, Switzerland

2008
Multitude / Miki Wick Kim Contemporary Art / Zurich, Switzerland
Indios Medievales / Centre Cultural Can Fabra / Barcelona, Spain
– Tribeca / Madrid, Spain

2005
Trans-fiction / Locus Caementitium Gallery / Cologne, Germany

2004
Ruins of the Future / Astrolavos Gallery / Athens, Greece
The Blind Castle / KurArt Gallery / San Sebastian, Spain

2002
Labyrinthi / MS Gallery / Quito, Ecuador
Estrangement / Plattform 22 / Zurich, Switzerland

2001
En Ausencia (In Absence) / Instituto Cultural de Providencia / Santiago, Chile

2000
Devenir Animal (Become Animal) / La Galería / Quito, Ecuador

1999
Devenir Animal (Become Animal), Museo de Arte Moderno / Cuenca, Ecuador

1998
Incarnation (Installation/performance) / El Pobre Diablo / Quito, Ecuador

1997
Bestiary & Heretic Procession (Performance) / Casa de las Galerías / Cuenca, Ecuador

1994
Process / Carole Jones Gallery / Chicago, USA
Process / Museum of Modern Art / Cuenca, Ecuador

1991
Transitions / David Perez MacCollum Gallery / Guayaquil, Ecuador

1990
Hanan Urin / The French Alliance / Quito, Ecuador

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

2016
– The Americas Collection Gallery/ Miami, USA

2015
– Art BO  /International Art Fair of Bogota, Columbia

2014
– Art BO  /International Art Fair of Bogota, Columbia
– ‘IB ET NUNC’  / Sobre paradojas democráticas / Barcelona, Spain
– Museo Barjola, Tiempo de Progresso / Gijón, Spain

2013
– Antioquias. Museo de Antioquia / Libres de toda mala raza / Medellín- Colombia
– Cosmovideografías. Videroarte latinoamericano/ Centro Nacional de las Artes/ México D.F

2011
Courtisane / Figures of Speech / Brussel, Belgium

2010
– Sinergias / Macuf / La Coruna, Spain
– Sinergias / Meiac / Badajoz, Spain

2009
Endgame- Blue Gold / DARB 1718 – Contemporary Art and Culture Center / Cairo, Egypt
MADATAC / Madrid Festival of Contemporary Audio-Visual Arts / Madrid, Spain
Maritime Chronicles #2 / NAIRS / curated by Sarah Zuercher / Scuol, Switzerland
Cultura, probeza y megapolis / Marcelino Botin / curated by Kevin Power / Santander, Spain

2008 – 2009
Madrid Mirada / Traveling exhibition throughout South America

2008
Low key / Marcelino Botín – Villa Iris / curated by Iria Candela / Santander, Spain
Arquetypos / MAAC (Museo Antropologico y de Arte Contemporaneo) Guayaquil, Ecuador
Mao Dupla, SESC Paulista / Sao Paulo, Brazil
Madrid Mirada / Circulo de Bellas Artes/ Madrid, Spain

2007
– IKF Latin American Art Auction – Cisneros Art Foundation / Miami, USA
– Art Basel – Swiss Art Awards / Basel, Switzerland
– Scope / Basel, Switzerland

2006
– CACT – Centro d’Arte Contemporanea / Ticino, Switzerland
Stopover / Fri-Art – Centre d’Art Contemporain / Fribourg, Switzerland
Políticas del Arte – Seminarios / Múrcia, Spain
– Casa Amèrica Catalunya / Barcelona, Spain
– Swiss Film & Video Festival / Thun, Switzerland

2005
– Marcelino Botin / Santander, Spain
– Kunstmuseum Luzern / Switzerland
– Art Basel – Swiss Art Awards / Basel, Switzerland

2004
Sad Co. – The Blind Castle / Artiade / Athens, Greece

2002
Mater Materia / Palazzio Mediceo; Seravezza, Italy

2001
– Políticas de la diferencia (Politics of Difference) – Iberoamerican Art of the twentieth century; Travelling Exhibition / (by Kevin Power) / Museos de la comunidad Valenciana, España
City of Anger / Aksanat Gallery / Istanbul, Turkey

1998
Corps / Maison de la Amerique Latine / Paris, Francia
– Rahn Gallery / Zurich, Switzerland

1997
Contemporary Ecuador / Casa de America / Madrid, Spain
– Matrix (Installation) / Patrimonio Cultural / Cuenca, Ecuador

1993
Futuro Rupestre / Museo de la Academia de San Carlos / México

1992
500 Years / Traveling Exhibition / Brussels, Amberes, Binches – Belgium

1991
– Contemporary Salon of Latin American Painting / Piura, Peru

1990
Latin America Presents / National Museum of Fine Arts / Santiago, Chile

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AWARDS

2015
– Presea José Domingo Lamar / Cuenca, Ecuador

2013
– Condecoración al Artista del año /  Cámara de Comercio de Quito, Ecuador

2004
– Marcelino Botin Award / Santander, Spain

2000
– First Prize / Salon Nacional Fundación de Guayaquil / Quito, Ecuador

1996
– Mention of Honor / V Bienal de pintura / Cuenca, Ecuador
– Mención de Honor / Salón de Octubre / Guayaquil, Ecuador

1992
– Fist Prize / Salón Nacional de Arte “Fundación Exadra” / Quito, Ecuador

1991
– Third Prize / Salón de Pintura Contemporánea Latinoamericana / Piura, Peru

1990
– Third Prize / Salón Nacional de Octubre Guayaquil / Ecuador

1989
– Scholarships Inte granted by II Bienal de Pintura de Cuenca y USIS
(United States International Services) / Washington, US

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VIDEOGRAPHY

2009
After Hitchcock – Micro Relatos / One channel video, color, sound / 4 min.

2008
Indios Medievales / One channel video, color, sound, 6 min. 16 sec.
La Casa Ideal / One channel video, color, sound, 6 min.

2007
Ariadne PF-Z26 / One channel video, color, sound, 2 min.

2006
The Myth of Sisyphus / Two channel video, color, sound, 25 min. 43 sec.
Fähre / Documentary Film / Switzerland / color, sound, 35 min.

2005
5 Dots / One channel video, color, sound, 11 min. 11 sec.
Contagion / Two channel video, color, sound, 17 min. 12 sec.

2004
6m m3–The Darkroom / One channel video, color, sound, 30 min. 6 sec.

2003
Sad Co. – The Blind Castle / Three channel video, color, sound, 25 min. 44 sec.

2002
The Mirror Project / One channel video, color, sound, 1min. 45sec

2001
The Whole Destiny by Foot / One channel video, color, sound, 6 min