Angela Bonadies
17/10 - 10/12/2017

Angela Bonadies

Angela Bonadies bio © Nathalia Manzo
Ángela Bonadies (Caracas, 1970) is an artist whose work focuses on memory, the archive, urban space and thinking about the photographic image from the perspective of photography. Her recent exhibitions include: “West Side” at Abra Caracas, Venezuela; “Magical (un) Real: Entranced Land” at Momenta Art, Brooklyn, USA; “Translocations” at Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Spain; “Bonadies + Caula: cartografías de un territorio compartido” at Centro de Historias de Zaragoza, Spain; “The Beast and the Sovereign” at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona, Spain and Württembergischer Kunstverein (WKV), Stuttgart, Germany; “The White Elephant” at After-the-butcher gallery in Berlin, Germany; and “Global Activism” at Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Bonadies has received the Premio Latinoamericano de Fotografía Josune Dorronsoro 2004 and the Ayuda a la Creación 2008 provided by Matadero in Madrid. The project “La Torre de David” has received recognition from “Best Architecture and Landscape Projects 2011”, provided by the magazine Polis and by the page DomusWeb (DomusWeb Best of Architecture 2011). In 2016, she has been invited as an artist in residence at the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica, California, in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to participate in the exhibit “A Universal History of Infamy / Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” (2017-2018).
Ángela Bonadies holds a scholarship from the Goethe Institut Caracas as a resident at Vila Sul.