BIOGRAPHY


Julia Barco

jxbarco@gmail.com


EDUCATION

Master of Science in Visual Studies (M.S.V.S.), Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachussetts

B.A. in Liberal Arts, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.


GRANTS

MacArthur Rockerfeller Intercultural Film, Video and Multimedia Grant, 1996.


EXHIBITIONS

Her videos have been shown in museums and galleries such as: MOMA, New York; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; MACO (Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca), Mexico; Estación Indianilla, Mexico City, Mexico.

They have been selected for events and festivals such as Oberhausen Short Film Festival, Germany; Moving Image Biennial (BIM), Buenos Aires; Cinema Differents, Paris; OVNI, Barcelona; EXIS, Seul, Korea; Images Festival, Toronto; Cinematexas; Women in the Director´s Chair, Chicago; Vidarte Festival of Electronic Arts, Mexico City, among others.

She has participated in collective exhibitions such as Thorn of the Mountain, MOMA, NY, 1997; Video-therapy, MOV, NY, 2002; Risk/Riesgo, Felix Bilingual Issue, 2003; Caudal del Sur, Oaxaca, Mexico, 2006; Paris New York Mexico, Centro Cultural Estación Indianilla, Mexico City, 2008; Mexparismental, Paris, 2009; MAMAZ, Havana Biennial, 2009; Cali Contemporáneo, Cali, 2009; Short Experimental Documentaries, curated by Tova Beck-Friedman, Anthology Film Archives, NY, 2016.

As a photographer she has been selected to participate in the 1st FOTOAX Biennial, Oaxaca, 2014 and participated in the Signs and Territory exhibition, Fundación Hector García, Mexico City, 2013, and Oficios, urban photography installation, Oaxaca, 2015.


Individual Exhibitions

2018 CONSIDERAR LA LUZ / REGARDING LIGHT, photography exhibition, Biblioteca Henestrosa, Oaxaca, Mexico.

2018 RETORNO A LA CAVERNA, video installation, Centro Cultural Sto. Domingo, Ex-convento de Sto. Domingo, Oaxaca, Mexico.

2017 RETORNO A LA CAVERNA, video installation, MAPA TEATRO, Bogotá, Colombia.

2016 RETORNO A LA CAVERNA, video installation, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City.

2015 FOCO, video retrospective exhibition, Centro de Cultura Digital, Mexico City.

2013 AL BORDE, MAPA Teatro, Bogotá, Colombia.

2012 DUELO, Taller Espacio Alternativo, Oaxaca, Mexico.

2008 ALUCINE, video retrospective exhibition, Latin Media Festival, Toronto, Canada.