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Roberto Uribe-Castro

Roberto Uribe-Castro

area: Architecture, Installation, Theory

© Roberto Uribe-Castro

© Roberto Uribe-Castro

© Roberto Uribe-Castro

Key Facts

nationality

Netherlands

area

Architecture, Installation, Theory

residence

Berlin (GER)

recommending institution

freiraum Q21 INTERNATIONAL

time period

February 2016 - February 2016

Born: Bogotá, Colombia (1974)
Works and lives in Berlin, Germany
Nationality: Dutch

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 CALLE22. Exhibition, talks, workshops. ZKU, Berlin.
2015 CALLE22, Site-specific installations. Project with the Goethe Institut (Bogotá), Universidad de los
Andes, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Universidad Central.
2014 Dutch Courage, 48 Stunden Neukölln, Berlin, Germany.
2014 Beyond Memorialisation, Nordische Botschaften, Berlin, Germany.
2013 5 Jahre Rraumstrategien, Kunsthochschule Weißensee, Berlin, Germany.
2012 The Law of the Market, Freies Museum, Berlin, Germany.
2011 La Belle Allience, Mehringplatz 11, Berlin, Germany.
2010 Studio 52 and Friends, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin, Germany.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 Hidden Treasures, Wohnplattform Lübeckerstrasse 11, Berlin, Germany.
2012 Barracks, Public Space Installation in Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany.
2011 Medianeras (Side Walls), Public Space Installation in Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany.
2010 Aleph, Kunsthochschule Weißensee, Berlin, Germany.
2009 Untitled, Super Bien! Green House for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany.

EDUCATION

WEISSENSEE KUNSTHOCHSCHULE BERLIN
2010-2012 Master in Fine Arts
UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES
1993-1998 Architecture
DIT - DUBLIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
1996 Exchange Program
EFTI - ESCUELA DE FOTOGRAFÍA Y CENTRO DE IMÁGEN
2001-2002 Photography

1997-2017
DORIS SALCEDO (studio partner)
Recollection of information in archives and libraries.
Visualisations of projects: 3D in SketchUp, technical drawings in AutoCAD, Photoshop perspectives.
Design of: structures, systems for building and shipping of pieces.
Manufacturing of pieces: Different material: animal tissue, wood, concrete and steel.
Training and coordination of new architects coming to the studio.
Palimpsest (2017, Museo reina Sofía-Madrid), Retrospective Doris Salcedo-upcoming (2016, Peres Museum-Miami)/ (2015, Guggenheim-New York), Plegaria Muda (2012, MAXXI-Rome), Shibboleth (2007, Modern Tate-London), Untitled (2003, Istanbul Bienal), November 5 & November 6 (Documenta
11-Kassel), Untitled (1997, New Museum of Contemporary Art-New York).

2007-2011
MONA HATOUM
Manufacturing of pieces.
3D visualisation in AutoCad.
Graphic work for printing and production of pieces.
Technical drawings for production and installation.
1/1 Models for exhibitions.
Afghan (red and black) (2008-Berlin), Unhomely (2008 Gallery Max Hetzler-Berlin), 3D Cities (2008-2009-Berlin), Suspended(2011-Berlin), Silver Lining (2011-Bern)

2010-2014 Art handler/Technician
Head Art Handler, Peres Projects. Coordination for Install/deinstall, shipment for art fairs in and outside Europe, maintenance of Artworks, direction of all the technical team. - 2014 Communication between Gallery and Engineer Company. Haunch of Venison/ Damian Hirst, Michael Joo - 2010
Research in libraries and archives. Haunch of Venison/ Yoko Ono - 2010
Assistent/Technician. Deutscher Küntlerbund/ Fritz Balthaus - 2011
Documentation (photography). Alexander and Bonin/ Doris Salcedo - 2012
Technician. Blain Southern/ Jannis Kounellis, Francesco Clemente, Nasan Tur, Bruce Naumann. 2012- 2014

2004-2010
STUDIO KAKTUS/Own Design Studio.
2D and 3D visualisation, design, technical drawing. G-Star Raw, NIKE 2004-2007, Amsterdam
Design of Retail shops. Destination Shop (Amsterdam 2008), UVR Connected (Berlin, Hannover 2010)
Renovation (Private houses). Amsterdam, Berlin, Bogotá. 2008-2009

1998-1999
FIELD RESEARCHER CEDE-UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES
Member field research team of CEDE (centro de estudios de desarrollo urbano).
Photographic documentation.
Researcher in archives for areal photographs of Bogotá and surroundings (1970, 1980, 1990).
Analysis, comparison and visualisation of the information gathered.

1999-2000
DAPD (DEPARTAMENTO ADMINISTRATIVO DE PLANEACIÓN DISTRITAL)
External advisor of the Department of Urban Planing of Bogota (DAPD) for the elaboration of Bogota
developing plan (POT-plan de ordenamiento territorial) for the upcoming 14 years according to the
international environmental standards, quality in public space, patrimony, etc.

1997-1999
REVISTA ARQUITECTURAS
Photographer

Roberto Uribe-Castro

Projectinfo

During the time in Vienna I will visit local ex-Yugoslavian Gastarbeiter who moved to Austria 50 years ago to connect with them, gather some archive material specially concentrating on the Yugoslavian public manifestations and how it has integrated to the Austrian society bringing new narratives and lectures around this topic.

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