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Tomás Ochoa Timeline

– Born in Ecuador
– Studied Language and Literature in Cuenca University,
   and Visual Arts at the UNAM Mexico
– Lives and works in Switzerland and Ecuador

Biennale & Events

2013

  • – Loop - Video Art 2010 / Barcelona, España
    – Bienal Sel Sur De Panamá

2011

  • – XI. Biennale of Cuenca / Pecados Originales / curated by Fernando Castro / Cuenca, Ecuador
    – Courtisane / Figures of Speech / Brussel, Belgium

2010

  • – VII. Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism/ Puntos de Fuga. Arquitecturas posibles / Museo de Arte Moderno de MedellÍn / Colombia

2009

  • – Dojima River Biennale 2009: Reflection: The World Through Art directed by Fumio Nanjo (Artistic Director of Singapore Biennale 2006 and 2008, Director of Mori Art Museum, Tokyo) Osaka, Japan

2009

  • – Subversive Film Festival / Zagreb, Croacia

2008

  • – International Film Festival Oberhausen / Germany

2006

  • – Singapore Biennale/ Singapore
  • – LA Freewaves Film Festival / Los Angeles, USA

2005

  • – International Festival of Digital Cinema / Chile

2003

  • – Biennale di Venezia / Venice, Italy

2001

  • – Vll. International Biennale Cuenca / Ecuador

2000

  • – International Biennale / Córdova-Argentina

1996

  • – lV. International Biennale Cuenca / Ecuador

Awards

2004

  • – Marcelino Botin Award / Santander, Spain

2000

  • – First Prize / Salon Nacional Fundación de Guayaquil / Quito, Ecuador

1996

  • – Mention of Honor / V Bienal de pintura / Cuenca, Ecuador
  • – Mención de Honor / Salón de Octubre / Guayaquil, Ecuador

1992

  • – Fist Prize / Salón Nacional de Arte "Fundación Exadra" / Quito, Ecuador

1991

  • – Third Prize / Salón de Pintura Contemporánea Latinoamericana / Piura, Peru

1990

  • – Third Prize / Salón Nacional de Octubre Guayaquil / Ecuador

1989

  • – Scholarships Inte granted by II Bienal de Pinturade Cuenca y USIS (United Staternational Services) / Washington, US

Videography

2009

  • – After Hitchcock - Micro Relatos / One channel video, color, sound / 4 min.

2008

  • – Indios Medievales / One channel video, color, sound, 6 min. 16 sec.
  • – La Casa Ideal / One channel video, color, sound, 6 min.

2007

  • – Ariadne PF-Z26 / One channel video, color, sound, 2 min.

2006

  • – The Myth of Sisyphus / Two channel video, color, sound, 25 min. 43 sec.
  • – Fähre / Documentary Film / Switzerland / color, sound, 35 min.

2005

  • – 5 Dots / One channel video, color, sound, 11 min. 11 sec.
  • – Contagion / Two channel video, color, sound, 17 min. 12 sec.

2004

  • – 6m m3–The Darkroom / One channel video, color, sound, 30 min. 6 sec.

2003

  • – Sad Co. – The Blind Castle / Three channel video, color, sound, 25 min. 44 sec.

2002

  • – The Mirror Project / One channel video, color, sound, 1min. 45sec

2001

  • – The Whole Destiny by Foot / One channel video, color, sound, 6 min.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012

  • – Retrospevtive / Relatos Transversales / curated by Maria Fernanda Cartagena / Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Quito / Ecuador

2011

  • – Cineraria /Esquina Arte Contemporaneo / Madrid, Spain

2010

  • – Cineraria / Arte Actual / FLACSO / Quito, Ecuador
  • – Cineraria / Proceso Arte Contemporáneo / Cuenca, Ecuador
  • – Cineraria / TK Galeria d'Art / Barcelona, Spain

2009

  • – Virus / Katz Contemporary / Zurich, Switzerland

2008

  • – Multitude / Miki Wick Kim Contemporary Art / Zurich, Switzerland
  • – Indios Medievales / Centre Cultural Can Fabra / Barcelona, Spain
  • – Tribeca / Madrid, Spain

2005

  • – Trans-fiction / Locus Caementitium Gallery / Cologne, Germany

2004

  • – Ruins of the Future / Astrolavos Gallery / Athens, Greece
  • – The Blind Castle / KurArt Gallery / San Sebastian, Spain

2002

  • – Labyrinthi / MS Gallery / Quito, Ecuador
  • – Estrangement / Plattform 22 / Zurich, Switzerland

2001

  • – En Ausencia (In Absence) / Instituto Cultural de Providencia / Santiago, Chile

2000

  • – Devenir Animal (Become Animal) / La Galería / Quito, Ecuador

1999

  • – Devenir Animal (Become Animal), Museo de Arte Moderno / Cuenca, Ecuador

1998

  • – Incarnation (Instalacion/performance) / El pobre diablo / Quito, Ecuador

1997

  • – Bestiary & Heretic Procession (Performance) / Casa de las Galerías / Cuenca, Ecuador

1994

  • – Process / Carole Jones Gallery / Chicago, USA
  • – Process / Museum of Modern Art / Cuenca, Ecuador

1991

  • – Transitions / David Perez MacCollum Gallery / Guayaquil, Ecuador

1990

  • – Hanan Urin / The French Alliance / Quito, Ecuador

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013

  • – Antioquias. Museo de Antioquia/ Medellín- Colombia
  • – Cosmovideografías. Videroarte latinoamericano/ Centro Nacional de las Artes/ México D.F

2010

  • – Sinergias / Macuf / La Coruna, Spain
  • – Sinergias / Meiac / Badajoz, Spain
  • – Loop - Video Art 2010 / Barcelona, Spain
  • – Foto Madrid / Madrid, Spain

2009

  • – Endgame- Blue Gold / DARB 1718 - Contemporary Art and Culture Center / Cairo, Egypt
  • – MADATAC / Madrid Festival of Contemporary Audio-Visual Arts / Madrid, Spain
  • – Maritime Chronicles #2 / NAIRS / curated by Sarah Zuercher / Scuol, Switzerland
  • – Cultura, probeza y megapolis / Marcelino Botin / curated by Kevin Power / Santander, Spain

2008–2009

  • – Madrid Mirada / Traveling exhibition throughout South America

2008

  • – Shanghai Art Fair 2008
  • – Arco - Expanded Box / Madrid, Spain
  • – Low key / Marcelino Botín - Villa Iris / curated by Iria Candela / Santander, Spain
  • – Arquetypos / MAAC (Museo Antropologico y de Arte Contemporaneo) Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • – Mao Dupla, SESC Paulista / Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • – Madrid Mirada / Circulo de Bellas Artes/ Madrid, Spain

2007

  • – IKF Latin American Art Auction – Cisneros Art Foundation / Miami, USA
  • – Art Basel - Swiss Art Awards / Basel, Switzerland
  • – Scope / Basel, Switzerland

2006

  • – CACT - Centro d’Arte Contemporanea / Ticino, Switzerland
  • – Stopover / Fri-Art - Centre d'Art Contemporain / Fribourg, Switzerland
  • – Políticas del Arte - Seminarios / Múrcia, Spain
  • – Casa Amèrica Catalunya / Barcelona, Spain
  • – Swiss Film & Video Festival / Thun, Switzerland

2005

  • – Marcelino Botin / Santander, Spain
  • – Kunstmuseum Luzern / Switzerland
  • – Art Basel - Swiss Art Awards / Basel, Switzerland

2004

  • – Sad Co. – The Blind Castle / Artiade / Athens, Greece

2002

  • – Mater Materia / Palazzio Mediceo; Seravezza, Italy

2001

  • – Políticas de la diferencia (Politics of Difference) - Iberoamerican Art of the twentieth century; Travelling Exhibition / (by Kevin Power) / Museos de la comunidad Valenciana, España
  • – City of Anger / Aksanat Gallery / Istanbul, Turkey

1998

  • – Corps / Maison de la Amerique Latine / Paris, Francia
  • – Rahn Gallery / Zurich, Switzerland

1997

  • – Contemporary Ecuador / Casa de America / Madrid, Spain
  • – Matrix (Installation) / Patrimonio Cultural / Cuenca, Ecuador

1993

  • – Futuro Rupestre / Museo de la Academia de San Carlos / México

1992

  • – 500 Years / Traveling Exhibition / Brussels, Amberes, Binches - Belgium

1991

  • – Contemporary Salon of Latin American Painting / Piura, Peru

1990

  • – Latin America Presents / National Museum of Fine Arts / Santiago, Chile