Carlos FRANKLIN
Bogota - Colombia. Lives and works in Paris and London
carlosfranklin@gmail.com http://www.mistercarrot.org +44 7858 2579 13

FURTHER STUDIES
MA in Arts and Technology. Le Fresnoy – National studio of contemporary arts.
Tourcoing, France, 2008.
BA in Fine Arts – Specialized in digital and time-based arts. Los Andes University.
Bogota, Colombia, 2001.
Languages: Spanish, French and English

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 4 black scenes. ZiF University of Bielefeld. Germany
2010 The napkin boys. Centre Culturel Français – Jakarta, Indonesia.
Alliance Française - Denpasar, Indonesia.
2008 Élégance. Miss China Beauty Gallery. Paris, France.
2007 Chase Tropheys. Simply Blue. Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
2004 Tecnología de mi país. Valenzuela et Klenner Gallery. Bogota, Colombia.
2002 La Parábola. Valenzuela et Klenner Gallery. Bogota, Colombia.
2000 La oficina. Santa Fe Gallery. Bogota, Colombia.

PERFORMANCES
2012 Ballets méchaniques. Opéra de Lille, France.
2011 Festival d’Aix en Provence. Théâtre du Jeu de Pomme, France.
2010 Gramme, Biennale de la musique. Lyon, France
2009 Agora Festival 2009. IRCAM – Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
2008 Limelight – Agora Festival 2008. IRCAM – Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
2003 PUS in concert. Calles de San Francisco, Bogota, Colombia.

SCREENINGS
2012 Outfest. Los Angeles. USA.
2011 Festival Indie Lisboa. Teatro do barrio, Lisboa, Portugal.
Apocalypse Now. El sanatorio. Bogota, Colombia.
2010 Une heure une artiste. Centre Georges Pompidou, Metz, France.
Colombiage –Colombian video artists. Richmix, London.
Festival Agora. Meridien. La Géode, Paris, France.
Festival Via. Mons Belgium.
Arte Video Night. Une nuit de l’art vidéo sur ARTE. France – Germany.
2009 Plus que parfait. Institut Culturel Français, Tokio, Japan.
Arte Video Night. Une nuit de l’art vidéo sur ARTE. France – Germany.
Festival côté court. Pantin, France.
2008 Extasis. Festival de Cinéma de Gays et de Lesbiennes de Paris. Paris, France.
Nuit Blanche – Optica Festival. Instituto Cervantes. Paris, France.
Questions du réel. Cinémathèque Française. Paris, France.
2007 Festival Optica. Gijon, Spain.
Pocket Film Festival. Centre Pompidou. Paris, France.
2000 Possession Extraterrestre. Cinema Gotica. Bogota, Colombia.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Nuit Blanche. Ircam – Centre Pompidou. Paris, France.
Le nouveau Musée – permanent collection. Arab World Institute of Paris. France.
Showroom Belgium – Duvel. Magda Danyz Gallery. Paris, France.
2011 Electronics alive. University of Tampa, USA.
Apocalypse Now. Space Van Stasenghem. Bogota, Colombia.
2010 RBS Bursary awards. Royal Bristish Society of Sculptures, Londres.
Signature awards. Art Degree Gallery. London. UK
Normandie Impressionniste. Jardins de l’Hôtel de Ville, Rouen.
A-venir. Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris.
Hand Joy. Centre for recent drawing. London, UK
Big Trouble Little Bedroom: Ten Contemporary Commandments.
University of Kent's Art Society, Canterbury, UK.
Dramator. La boîte à Musique. Bussels, Belgium.
Dialogues, a fake romance. Elysium Gallery. Swansee, UK.
2009 Show Off Art Fair. Paris.
Les immatériels. Maison de Métallos. Paris, France.
I’m Pride. Metahouse. Phnom Penh, Cambodge.
Géometries virtuelles. Centre Culturel Français, Phnom Penh, Cambodge.
Salon du dessin contemporain. Espace du carreau du temple. Paris, France.
2008 Dans la nuit, des images. Grand Palais, Paris, France.
Slick 08. Le Cent Quatre. Paris, France.
Show Off Art Fair. Paris, France.
Over the Rainbow. Espace Carré. Lille, France.
Le fil du calvaire. Quang Gallery, Paris, France.
Narratives 2. Espace Croisé, Lille, France.
2007 Ici et là-bas. Guyancourt City Hall, France.
Kairos. BBVA, Buenos Aires, Argentine.
Panorama 8. Présumés coupables. Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, France.
Artbo. Corferias, Bogota, Colombia
2006 The borders of drawing. Moseum of Art, National University, Bogota, Colombia.
Emerging and submerging. Gallery Miss China, Paris, France
6th Performance international festival. Espacio la Licorera. Cali, Colombia.
2005 The momentarily seduction of now. Scope-Miami Townhouse, Miami, Etats-Unis.
Colombian artists abroad. Light Contemporary Gallery, Londres, Royaume Uni.
Video saltacharco. Gallery Santa Fe, Bogotá, Colombia.
2003 5th Caribean Biennale. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Be political it has to look nice. Apexart, New York, Etats Unis.
2002 Entrecasa (entre-maison). Gallery Santa Fe, Bogota, Colombia.
Animaland. Museum of Art, National University, Bogota, Colombia.
5em Performance international festival. Conservatorio de Bellas Artes, Cali, Colombia.
Portatil. Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional (Bogota) and FRAC
Île de France, Le Plateau (Paris).
2001 4th Fine Arts grade projects show. Gallery Santa Fe, Bogota, Colombia.
18th Festival du Cinéma de Bogota. Musée d’Art Moderne, Bogota, Colombia.
Wednesday group. La panadería gallery, Mexico D.F., Mexico.
2000 German and Colombian digital art. Museum of Modern Art, Bogota, Colombia.
1999 Fist exhibition of stereoscopic video. Museum of Modern Art, Bogota, Colombia.
Television. Museum of Modern Art, Bogota, Colombia

REWARDS
2012 Residence Set design for Opera. Opera Academy of Verona. Italy.
2011 Residence Opera in creation. Festival d’Aix en Provence. France.
2010 Price in new media. Art degree show. London
2008 Price for new practices of performance. Digital arts section. Bourges, France.
2006 Lauréat du Fresnoy – studio national des arts contemporains. Promotion Nam Yune Paik.
2001 Price for the best grade project. 4th Fine Arts School Exhibition. Bogota City Hall.
2000 Boursary for “New Millenium Creation” Bogota City Hall.
1999 Price for the best Documentary. Equinoxio. VIII Festival de la Imagen. Colombia.
Second price for experimental video. Equinoxio. VIII Festival de la Imagen. Colombia.

COMMISSIONS
2012 - 2014 Video and collaboration for set up for the opera CHESS. National Latvian Opera
2011-2012 Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris France. 5 videos for the permanent collection
2008 – 2009 Vidéo-scénographie pour le concert « Quatre scènes noirs » du compositeur Alberto Posadas. Ircam – Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
2008 Vidéo pour Arianespace, dans le cadre de l’exposition « Dans la nuit, des images » organisée par Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains, pour la clôture de la Saison culturelle Éuropéenne.