Daniela Silva

MA Media Studies student, Concordia University, Canada

BFA, School of Visual Arts, United States

Daniela Silva Trujillo (Bogotá.1990) is an in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary artist and curator, currently pursuing her MA in Media Studies at Concordia Uni­ver­sity. Silva has shown work in solo and group shows, curated exhibitions and has researched the Internet over the past two years. She received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2013. She co-di­rected Paraíso Bajo, an all-female curatorial collective, for four years in Bogotá. Paraíso Bajo curated exhibitions outside of white-cube spaces in Bogotá, Cali and Amsterdam. She has developed additional collective activities over the past years which include Asamblea Ordinaria (a yearlong open-studio and discussion space) and Colectivo Fugaz (a collective interested in showcasing independent art publications from Colombia).

Recent solo exhibitions include SUAVE (SGR Galeria, 2018); Materia Exótica (curated by Paraíso Bajo, 2018); Conexión Casual/Causal (Universidad de los Andes, 2018).

Her publication SUAVE a zine (published by El Cajón Editorial, 2018) is now part of Stanford University’s Colombian zine collection. She was awarded the International Circulation for Fine Arts Projects scholarship by the Ministry of Culture of Colombia in 2015 for the independent publication project titled Colectivo Fugaz presented for Bergen Art Book Fair in Norway.