John Angel

John Angel Rodriguez lives and works between London and Bogota where he is an independent curator of exhibitions and is also the  curator  at PERMANENTE Bogota, there he has set up the exchange projects program, artistic residencies, and educational programs. He has curated independently for different art organisation since 2004. For instance, In 2009 was the guest curator for the Colombian Embassy in London.

He has  been commissioned for art institutions, focusing mainly on New Media Art. Studying Photography, Video, and Installation to try to discover a personal interest in how these mediums can re interoperate with the  concepts related to the Human Body. He has  exploited the post-human philosophy in various ways through Arts, Science and Technology. He has produced and showcased exhibitions where the presence of interactive tools has been a common denominator.

2011 MA Art and Media Practice Westminster University, London-UK,

2004 BA Fine Arts Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas, Bogota-Colombia

Academic presentations:

2013 Annual Conference New Dynamics in Museums: Curator, Artwork, Public, Governance held in Rio de Janeiro and hosted by MAM Rio, Museo de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro,  Fellowship grant by The Getty Foundation, Los Angeles, USA.

2013 Mediators TED hack talk at EYEBEAM, NY, USA

2012 Speaker at ISEA 2012 Albuquerque, Grantee by ISEA and The Getty Foundation Los Angeles, New Mexico, USA

Curatorship Projects:



2015 ArtFutura 2015


2015 Non-Organic Life


2015 PERMANENTE opening

2015 Transparency, Fluidity, and Mediation

SALA ASAB, Bogota-Colombia

2014 Travel to the Unknown

solo show Zuzanna Janin, SALA ASAB, Bogota-Colombia

2014 Digital Analogy: Pioneers of New Media

Museum of Contemporary Art of Bogota-Colombia

2014 Vanishing Points, Guest Projects, London-UK

2013 Bogota city on the edge Laznia CCA, Gdansk-Poland

2013 Mediators Exhibition, the Wayward Gallery, London-UK

2011 Art Accelerating Art, interactive and participatory Guided tour, The Saatchi Gallery, London




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