CV
Yomayra Puentes-Rivera


education

10/13-Currently
PhD student Urban Soundmarks: an inquiry of recollections bounded to places
at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Weimar, Germany

10/11 – 07/13
International Master of fine Arts Public Art and New Artistic Strategies
at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Weimar, Germany.
Thesis project: Chilhood memories mapping of Weimar

08/00-09/05
Bachelor of Arts, with a focus on Electronic Media and Time Based Arts
Minor in Biology
at Universidad de Los Andes. Bogotá, Colombia

07/91 – 03/95
Technologist in Film and Photography
at Unitec. Bogotá, Colombia


grants / awards 

2011/2013
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Artist´t Scholarship Master Public Art and New Artistic Strategies. Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Weimar, Germany

11/2009
First Prize. Exhibition Contest. First National Open Call  Art and Nature,  Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis, “Irrigando”. Bogotá, Colombia

09/2004
Selection and award grant to the work La Hectárea, intervention in the exhibition Cuerpo, Arte, Naturaleza. Botanic Garden José Celestino Mutis. Bogotá, Colombia


artworks / films / publications

2018
Audio Spatialization in Mate-Realität, exhibition Materealität. Über Transformationen des Greifbaren. Galerie Waidspeicher. Erfurt, Germany

2016/2017
Workshop, photographic exhibition and publication Nach Weimar geflohen. Bilder- und Lebensgeschicten von Flüchtlingen. Weimar, Germany

2015
Temporary sound intervention La Ruta. Madrid, Spain

2014
Permanent public  installation Alphabet der vier Elemente,  Ilmtal-Radweg, Kromsdorf. Germany
Sound Intervención public art project  Adieu. Minolplatz Weimar, Germany

2010/2013
Feature film Gordo, Calvo y Bajito / Fat, Bald, Short man, Festival de San Sebastián, Habana Film Festival, Amiens Film Festival, The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Chicago Film Festival, Biarriz Film Festival. Cinematographer, 110 min

2012/2013
Public art project Childhood memories mapping of Weimar. Weimar, Germany

Object 527,  exhibition Vom Ende der Welt, Mark 6 Neues Museum. Weimar, Germany, 6ta Bienal de Profesores, LIA interdisciplinary laboratory for Arts. Bogotá, Colombia

Installation Time, Space & Power, exhibition (UN) Disciplined Body –Art and architecture. Berziksparteischule Erfurt, Germany

Public art intervention  Souvenir, exhibition (UN) Disciplined Body –Small Actions. Leipzig, Germany

Public art project Palindrome, exhibition Ανταλλαγή / Austausch / Exchange
of Goethe Institute Athens and Bauhaus-University Weimar. Athens, Greece

Temporary public sound installation Who kisses joy as it flies, exhibition What is to be done? Steubestraße-Weimar, Germany

Installation  Irrigando,  exhibition Arte y Naturaleza, Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis.  Bogotá, Colombia


2009
Short film Pruebas de Supervivencia, Human Expored Festival. India. Cinematographer, 9.47 min

2008
Short film Gente pequeña, Les Rencontres Cinémas d’Amérique Latine. Tolouse, France. Cinematographer, 50 min

2007/2009
Publications Study Guide N° 87, 71, 57 for the exhibitions Andy Warhol Mr America – Modelos de Ulm 1953 -1968 – Juan Camilo Uribe Arte con sentido común

2007
Installation  Danza de la lluvia diagrama n.1 exhibition  III edition Concurso Nacional  Artes Plásticas, Alianza Colombo Francesa, Galería Mundo. Bogotá, Colombia

2005/ 2006
Digital Photography Espectografo, IV Salón de Fotografía El Municipal, Teatro Jorge Eliecer Gaitán. Bogotá, Colombia

2005
Interactive Installation Los Residentes, 3th International show Electronic Arts – Artronica. Bogotá, Colombia

2004/2001
Short film Historia del mundo espiritual, 2nd International show Electronic Arts – Artronica, Bogotá, Colombia / Second Exhibition of Series Contrabando, La Raza Galery, San Francisco, USA / University show. Uruguay. Direction and realization. 3 min

2004
Installation La Hectárea exhibition Cuerpo Arte y Naturaleza, Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis. Bogotá, Colombia

1998
Short film Negro de Trabajar exhibition Corto a la Lata 1998, Cinemateca Distrital. Bogotá, Colombia, Direction and realization. 11 min