Bernardo Ortiz Campo

1972, born in Bogotá, Colombia.
Lives and works in Bogotá.

Selected Works

Biography
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Education

2002
MA Philosopy, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia

1995
BFA, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
Associate degree in Literature, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo Shows

2016
Borrar, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2015
180615, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia
Dibujar y Robar, Galería Alarcón Criado, Sevilla, Spain

2014
Bernardo Ortiz, Luisa Strina Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

2013
Ensayo, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia

2011
Modelo No2. Fragmento de Oct.12 2011, Frieze Art Fair, Frame, Casas Riegner, London, UK
Dibujos, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia

Group Shows

2016
20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Agora somos mais de mil, EAV Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
El que camina al lado, Travesía Cuatro, Madrid, Spain

2015
“Why Abstract Art?” (¿Por qué el arte abstracto?), Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia
2015 Biennial of the Americas, Denver, USA
Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London, UK
Acorazado Patacón, Tabacalera Espacio de Promoción del Arte, Madrid, Spain
FIAC, Casas Riegner, Paris, France
Frieze Art Fair, Casas Riegner, New York, USA
ARCOmadrid, Casas Riegner, Madrid, Spain

2014
Sobre el Error, Casa de América, Madrid, Spain
Art|Basel|Miami Beach, Casas Riegner, Miami Beach, FL, USA
Rastrear Incicios/Mapping Traces, Museo de Arquitectura Leopoldo Rother, Bogotá, Colombia
ArtBo, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia
Frieze Art Fair, Casas Riegner, London, UK
12 Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador
11 Bienal de Monterrey FEMSA, Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, México
ArteBA, Casas Riegner, Buenos Aires, Argentina
SP-Arte, Casas Riegner, São Paulo, Brazil
Imperfect Idler or When Things Dissapear, Primera Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena, Colombia

2013
ArtBo, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia
Marking Language, Drawing Room, London, UK
Saber Desconocer, 43 Salón (Inter) Nacional de Artistas, Medellín, Colombia
Frieze Art Fair, Casas Riegner, New York, NY, USA
Prix Canson Nominees Exhibition, Petit Palais, Paris, France
Música, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia

2012
Empatía, Beatriz González, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia
30th São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil
Air de Lyon (curated by Victoria Noorthoorn), Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
ArtBo, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia

2011
Modeling Standard, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain
A Terrible Beauty is Born, II Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, France
Beuys y más allá, el enseñar como arte, Casa Republicana, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia
El Ojo del Coleccionista, Colección Maraloto, Museo del Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia

2010
ArtBo, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia
Primera e Ultima. Notas sobre o monumento, Luisa Strina Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

2007
An Homage to Sol Lewitt, Whitegallery, Cairn, Scotland
Documenta Magazines (with Lucas Ospina and François Bucher), Kunsthalle, Kassel, Germany
MDE07, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

2006
Drawings, Galería Cuarto Nivel, Bogotá, Colombia
Drawings, Galería Jenny Vilá, Cali, Colombia

2004
Recent Acquisitions, Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia
Comida Caliente [Hot Food], Espacio Temporal, Cali, Colombia
Feria de Arte Cachamaco, México City, México

2003
All about George, Espacio la Rebeca, Bogotá, Colombia
Drawings, Galería Jenny Vilá, Cali, Colombia

2002
Five American Collages (A project by Lucas Ospina), Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
On Collecting, CELARG, Caracas, Venezuela
The Best Way to do Art, Galería Santa Fe, Planetario Distrital, Bogotá, Colombia

2001
The Best Way to do Art, Cámara de Comercio, Cali, Colombia

Ongoing and Completed Projects

Advisory Board, Lugar a Dudas, Cali, Colombia

2015
Game piece, conference and examples with Erick Beltrán, REDCAT, Los Angeles, USA
Game piece, conference and examples with Erick Beltrán, ArtBO, Bogotá, Colombia

2013
Game piece, conference and examples with Erick Beltrán, Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia
Game piece, conference and examples with Erick Beltrán, Volt, Bergen, Norway
Game piece, conference and examples with Erick Beltrán, Ephemeropteræ, TBA21, Vienna, Austria

2010
Writing Workshop, Research Workshop and Theory of Modern Art, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

2009
Transpedagogy. A panel discussion on the Peda­gogy of Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
7th Mercosur Biennal (Editorial project with Erick Beltrán). Co-curators: Vic­toria Noorthoorn, Camilo Yañez, Roberto Jacobi, Marina de Caro, Artur Lescher, Lenora de Barros, Laura Lima and Mario Navarro

2008
Urgente. 41 Salón Nacional de Artistas, Co-curator, with Victoria Noorthoorn, José Hora­cio Martínez, Oscar Muñoz and Wilson Díaz

1995-2007
Valdez Magazine. (with Lucas Ospina and François Bucher). Recepient of a grant by Colcultura 1997-1998. The magazine has five published numbers and has been exhibited in Puerto Rico, México, Cuba and Switzerland. In 2007 was selected for Documenta Magazines

2006
XII Salón Regional Zona Pacífica, Colombian Ministry of Culture. Deviced an exhibition program for the southwestern region of Colombia
Cohabitar, Museum of Modern Art, Bogotá, Co-curator

1999-2002
Proyecto Depósito, Instituto Departamental de Bellas Artes, Cali, Colombia. A program to translate articles and papers on contemporary art to spanish

2001
Banco de Proyectos (with Elías Heim), Cámara de Comercio de Cali, Colombia. An archive of artists projects made in Cali

Collections

Tate Modern Collection, London, UK
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA
CNAP (Centre National des Arts Plastiques), France
Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, New York, USA
Museo de arte Moderno la Tertulia, Cali, Colombia
Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France
Private collections in USA, Brazil, England, Colombia

Bibliography

Selected Bibliography

2016
Diego Erlan. “Bernardo Ortiz, entre accidentes y fracasos,” Ñ magazine, May 20, 2016.

2015
María Alejandra Peñuela. “La palabra encarnada,” Arcadia, July 18, 2015.
“El variado arte del bogotano Bernardo Ortiz,” Semana, June, 2015.

2014
Conferencia performativa. Nuevos formatos, lugares, prácticas y comportamientos artísticos. Edited by Mauricio Oliveira. Castilla: MUSAC, This side up, 2014. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, in Castilla y León, Spain. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, at the Drawing Room, in London, United Kingdom.
Erika Martínez Cuervo. ”Solo show: Bernardo Ortiz,” Artnexus no. 91 (December – February 2014).
Filipa Oliveira. “Bernardo Ortiz. Casas Riegner,” ArtForum, December, 2014.
“About the ERROR,” Arcadia, December 17, 2014.

2013
“El Paso del Tiempo,” Axxis, August, 2013.

2012
Aire de Lyon. Buenos Aires: Fundación PROA, 2012. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, at the Fundación PROA, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Paula Bossa, Humberto Junca, and María Inés Rodríguez. Empatía, Beatriz González. Bogotá: Casas Riegner, 2012. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, shown at Casas Riegner, in Bogotá, Colombia.

2011
Victoria Northboom, Carlos Gamerro, Ruben Mira, and Alejandro Tantanian. Une terrible beauté est née. 11 Biennale de Lyon. Lyon: Les presses du réel, La Biennale de Lyon, 2011. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, in Lyon, France.
Colección Maraloto / El ojo del coleccionista. Bogotá: Museo Banco de la República, 2011. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, in Bogotá, Colombia.
Sylvia Juliana Suárez and María Wills Londoño. Beuys y más allá: El enseñar como arte. Bogotá:   Casa Republicana, Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, 2011. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, shown at Casa Republicana – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, in Bogotá, Colombia.
Liliana López Solorzano. “Ficciones en el arte,” El Espectador, February 17, 2011.
“El arte registra la vida,“ El Tiempo, February 16, 2011.

2007
Sol Astrid Giraldo. “Bernardo Ortiz: Imágenes Lentas,” Encuentro Internacional de Medellín, March 16, 2007.

1995
Miguel González. “Bernardo Ortiz and Lucas Ospina,” Artnexus no. 17 (August – November 2014).

Selected Publications as Author

2014
“Exercise and Academia,’’ Colección Cisneros, November 3, 2014, http://www.coleccioncisneros.org/editorial/debate/contribution/exercise-and-academia

2010
“Criticism and Experience,” E-flux journal #13, February 2010, http://www.e-flux.com/journal/view/115

2004
“Logorrea (Logorrhea),” in Investigación y creación: arte, música, literatura. Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

2003           
The Best Way to do Art. Galería Santa fé, Exhibition Catalogue, IDCT, Bogotá, Colombia

2001
“Anotación sobre la fragilidad,” Praxis Filosófica No 12, new series. Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, April 2001

2000
“Circuloquio en torno al héroe,” Valdez No 4 (Bogotá), May 2000,
“Wols,” Valdez No 4 (Bogotá), May, 2000
Justification,” Valdez No 4 (Bogotá), May 2000
“Vida Paralela (I),” Valdez No 4 (Bogotá), May 2000
“El cuento de la pintura,” Valdez No 4 (Bogotá). May 2000, Bogotá, Colombia (Translation by De Duve Thierry. Story of painting in pictorial nominalism, 1 ed. Cambridge, MIT Press, 1989)
“Dibujos perdidos”. Valdez No 2 (Bogotá). June, 1999

Available Works

Videos

Game Piece | with Erick Beltrán, Casas Riegner. 2013Game piece | with Erick Beltrán, Ephemeropteræ, TBA21, Vienna, Austria. 2013