Bio + Dossier

> Nicaragua / 1978 / Architect

 

Marcos lives and survives in Managua, Nicaragua. He trained as an architected at the National Engineering University in Managua (1995-1999) and later specialized in the field in Barcelona with an emphasis on urban planning and sustainable tropical architecture (2005-2009). In 2006 he won the II Exhibit of Emerging Art in Central America organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design in San José, Costa Rica and in 2008 he won first place at the VI Central American Visual Art Biennial. His pieces have been exhibited in the Latin American Pavilion at the Arsenale during the 55th International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy (2013), the García Lorca Great Theatre of Havana during the 11th Havana Biennial  (2012), New York’s Museo del Barrio as part of the “The Street Files” exhibit (2011), Santo Domingo’s Museum of Modern Art during the I Caribbean International Triennial (2010), in two editions of the Central American Contemporary Art Biennial (Tegucigalpa 2008 and Managua 2010) as well as in several editions of the Nicaraguan Visual Art Biennial Fundación Ortíz-Gurdián (2005, 2007 and 2009), with mentions in 2007 and 2009. He has appeared in magazines like Exit-Express (Spain), Código (México) and ArtNexus (Colombia) and in anthologies like Us and Them, Young Ibero-American Artists (2010).

 

S T U D I E S

>Masters in Sustainable Architecture (and doctoral candidate) / Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) / Barcelona, Spain 2008.

>Masters in Planning and Transformation of Cities in Developing Countries / UPC / Barcelona, Spain 2005.

 

P R I Z E S _ & _ S C H O L A R S H I P S

>First prize, Tlahcuilo de Oro, VI Central American Contemporary Art Biennial / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / 2008.

>Prize from the II Exhibit of Emerging Art in Central America / Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MADC) / San José, Costa Rica / 2006.

>Honourable mention / Seventh Visual Arts Biennial by the FundaciónOrtíz-Gurdián/ Managua, Nicaragua / 2009.

>Honourable mention / Sixth Visual Arts Biennial by the FundaciónOrtíz-Gurdián/ Managua, Nicaragua / 2007.

>First prize, International contest VIVBAMBÚ, categoryurban social housing in bamboo / IMBAR, UNAICC, La Habana, Cuba / 2007.

>University Network for Architectural and Urban Sustainability (UNAUS) scholarship, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Milan Polytechnic and Hanoi University of Science and Technology / Residency in Hanoi and Hue, Vietnam / 2007.

>Honourable mention, painting / Second Inter-university Artistic Festival / Managua, Nicaragua / 1997.

 

I N D I V I D U A L _ E X H I B I T I O N S

Ausencias / GaleríaCódice / Managua, Nicaragua / 2010.

Los Incorruptibles / with Jean Marc Calvet / GaleríaL´Atelier / Granada, Nicaragua / 2010.

Ellos / Intervention employing used clothes -from the US, to sell in the nicaraguan markets- in the Galerías Santo Domingo shopping mall / Managua, Nicaragua.

 

 

 

C O L L E C T I V E _ E X H I B I T I O N S

2013 / 55th International Art Exhibition/ Arsenale, IILA’s Latin American Pavillion/ Venice, Italy.

2012 / 11th Havana Biennial / García Lorca Great Theatre of Havana / Havana, Cuba.

2012 / Central American Contemporary Art, XV International Book Fair, Santo Domingo / Museum of Modern Art / Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

2012 / Art Festival / Casa de los TresMundos / Granada, Nicaragua.

2011 / The ¨S¨ (street) Files / Museo Del Barrio / New York, USA.

2011 / UstedesNosotros / Spanish Cultural Centre in Nicaragua (CCEN) / Managua, Nicaragua.

2011 / International Theatre Festival, parallel show / Justo RufinoGaray Theatre / Managua, Nicaragua.

2011 / The Wrong Miracle / Galería No Mínimo / Guayaquil, Ecuador.

2010 / I International Caribbean Triennial / Museum of Modern Art / Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

2010 / VII Central American Contemporary Art Biennial / Ruben Darío National Theatre / Managua, Nicaragua.

2010 / DejadquelasNiñosVengan a Mí. Turismo Sexual en Centroamérica (TodoIncluido If you want tu) / CISAS / Managua, Nicaragua.

2010 / Hábitat / Spanish Cultural Centre in Nicaragua (CCEN) / Managua, Nicaragua.

2010 / Campo y Ciudad / Spanish Cultural Centre in Guatemala (CCEG) / Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala.

2010 / Hábitat /Intervention employing used clothes in Cardenal Miguel Obando Avenue / Managua, Nicaragua.

2010 / Exposition in honour of Alejandro DávilaBolañosand the second edition of “El Güegüense o Macho Ratón” [book] / Justo RufinoGaray Theatre / Managua, Nicaragua.

2009 / VII Nicaraguan Visual Art BiennialFundaciónOrtíz-Gurdián/ Palacio Nacional de la Cultura / Managua, Nicaragua.

2009 / International Theatre Festival, parallel show / Justo RufinoGaray Theatre / Managua, Nicaragua.

2009 / Days for Loving, Exhibition in solidarity with Salvador Cardenal / Galerías Santo Domingo shopping mall / Managua, Nicaragua.

2009 / Efímera / Collective intervention in a farmacy parking lot / Managua, Nicaragua.

2009 / EstragoEcológico / Auditorium of theCentral American University (UCA) / Managua, Nicaragua.

2009 / 30 JahreSandinistiche Revolution / Lateinamerika-Institut der FreienUniversität Berlin Sattfinden / Berlin, Alemania.

2008 / VI Central American Contemporary Art Biennial / Museum for National Identity / Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

2008 / III Exhibit of Emerging Art in Central America/ Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MADC) / San José, Costa Rica.

2008 / International Theatre Festival, parallel show / Justo RufinoGaray Theatre / Managua, Nicaragua.

2007 / VI NicaraguanVisual Art BiennialFundaciónOrtíz-Gurdián/ Rubén Darío National Theatre / Managua, Nicaragua.

2007 / AtandoCabos / Galería Carlos Woods / Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2007 / Expo 100 –An Exhibit in support of the depenalization of therapeutic abortion in Nicaragua / CISAS / Managua, Nicaragua.

2007 / III BienalInteramericana de Videoarte / Museo de Arte y DiseñoContemporáneo MADC / San José, Costa Rica.

2006 / II Exhibit of Emerging Art in Central America/Museum of Contemporary Art and Design / San José, Costa Rica.

2005 / V Nicaraguan Visual Art Biennial FundaciónOrtíz-Gurdián/ Rubén Darío National Theatre / Managua, Nicaragua.

2005 / Sandino 2.0 / Casa de los TresMundos / Granada, Nicaragua.

2002 / Sísifo / Artefactoría / Managua, Nicaragua.

1997 / El Color en el Arte / Casa de los TresMundos / Granada, Nicaragua.

1997 / Second Inter-university Artistic Festival / Rubén Darío National Theatre / Managua, Nicaragua.

 

 

DOSSIER  PDF  : MARCOS AGUDELO _ D O S S I E R_2013_

 

         

 

/ / / C O L L E C T I O N S /

>Museum of the FundaciónOrtíz-Gurdián / León, Nicaragua.

>Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MADC) / San José, Costa Rica.

>Museum of Modern Art / Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

>Agencia Aduanera de Nicaragua.