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Sebastián Bejarano




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He is a Colombian-Spanish artist and writer. Sebastián has used different disciplines such as photography, writing, sound and video to explore a variety of topics related to fiction, poetic strategies and landscape.

He has participated in different festivals and exhibitions, both solo and collective, in Spain, Holland, México and Colombia. like “Futures Narratives”, UNSEEN festival, Amsterdam 2018; “PhotoESPAÑA Talent Award”, with a solo exhibition in Fnac Callao, Madrid 2018; “ZONA MACO FOTO, HYDRA Gallery / ARTBAENA”, México 2017.

He also has published two books of literary fiction. The first, Tartamudo, published in Colombia, addresses the issue of stuttering from a choppy and fractionated writing. The second, The Secret Sound of the Stars, published in Mexico, is a children’s book that tells the story of a kid who doesn´t sound at all.

On the other hand, Sebastián has been a professor of photography and art processes in Colombia and México.

He lives and works in Madrid, Spain.




EDUCATION


Master PhotoESPAÑA in photography “Theory and Art Projects” –
International School PICA PhotoEspaña (Madrid)
2018


Master in Creative Writing
Nacional University of Colombia
2013


Photography Specialist
Nacional University of Colombia
2010


Graphic Designer
Nacional University of Colombia
2009




AWARDS


☛ Shortlisted for the Book Dummy Award 2019
La Fábrica and Photo London (with CASE 433 Proyect)
Madrid - London
2019


☛ SELECTED IN TRANSEUROPE REVIEWS 2018

☛ PhotoESPAÑA and TransEurope Reviews. to participate
in the European platform "Futures-Photography"

Europe
2018


☛ PhotoESPAÑA (PHE) TALENT AWARD
Fnac Callao Madrid and PhotoESPAÑA
Madrid, España
2018




SOLO EXHIBITIONS


☛ CASE 433
Fnac Callao
“PhotoESPAÑA Talent (PHE) Award”
Madrid, España
2018


H
Rojo Gallery
Bogotá, Colombia
2013




LITERATURE


☛ El sonido secreto de las estrellas
(The secret sound of the stars)
illustrated by Diana Carolina Alarcón
Pearson Education Editorial
México
published in 2016


☛ Tartamudo
(Stutterer)
Animal Extinto Editorial
Colombia
published in 2015




GROUP EXHIBITIONS


☛ FUTURES NARRATIVES
UNSEEN FESTIVAL
Amsterdam, Holland
2018


☛ Projections PHotoESPAÑA - Futures Photography
Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid
Madrid, España
2018


Miscelánea
Alcobendas Art Center
Madrid, España
2018


☛ ZONA MACO FOTO
HYDRA Gallery with ARTBAENA
México City, México
2017


Archeïon
Archive of the National University of Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia
2015


Mirrors
El Nogal Gallery
Bogotá, Colombia
2015


Abrakadabra
Museum of Contemporary Art of Bogotá
Bogotá, Colombia
2015


☛ Transfiguration
Casa Hoffmann Gallery
Bogotá, Colombia
2015


Regional 8 Image Show - downtown area
Bank of Republic, San Agustín Cloister
Tunja, Colombia
2014-2015


Revelations
San Agustín Cloister
Bogotá, Colombia
2013


International Design Fair “Kids Love Design”
The secret sound of the stars, illustrated by Diana Carolina Alarcón and writen by Sebastián Bejarano
Szczecin, Berlín y Jerusalén
2013


Landscape
Rojo Gallery
Bogotá, Colombia
2012


5th Young Art Show. Embassy of Spain - Colsánitas
La Central Gallery
Bogotá, Colombia
2012


Facing Death
Politécnica University of Valencia
Valencia, España
2012


5th Two-Dimensional Exhibition
Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation
Bogotá, Colombia
2011


6th Young Art Show El Nogal Club
El Nogal Gallery
Bogotá, Colombia
2011


SONARE, sound art
Museum of Modern Art of Bogotá (MAMBO)
Bogotá, Colombia
2010


Versions and Fictions of the photographic image
Museum of Art of Tolima (MAT)
Ibagué, Colombia
2010


Versions and Fictions of the photographic image
Museum of Contemporary Art of Huila (MACH)
Neiva, Colombia
2010


Exhibition of the third promotion
of the Specialization in Photography
Architecture Museum Leopoldo Rother,
National University of Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia
2010


Memory Mirrors
El Nogal Gallery
Bogotá, Colombia
2010


The Cultural Poster in Bogotá, 1986 – 2006
San Agustín Cloister
Bogotá, Colombia
2009


FOTOGRÁFICA 2009, III international meeting of photography
Museum of Bogotá – District Planetarium
Bogotá, Colombia
2009


Tranz, from "The Island of the Dead" of Arnold Böcklin
Museum of Modern Art of Bogotá (MAMBO)
Bogotá, Colombia
2009


LOOP´08 BARCELONA Festival,
International Festival & Fair for Video Art
(with RELOJ and IDEA animations)
Barcelona, España
2008


4th Sample of MediaArt, 7th International Image Festival
(with IDEA animation)
Manizales, Colombia
2008


Moving Image
U Room – contemporary art
of the National University of Colombia
Medellín, Colombia
2008




COLLECTION


Collection of the Exhibition Fund of the Specialization in Photography and the Directorate of Museums and Cultural Heritage of the National University of Colombia
Colombia



TEACHING


Workshop “Photography and Literature” and “The Third Image” about literature and photography
Bogotá, Colombia
2015 y 2017


Tutor in the “20 Fotógrafos México” photography camp (FotoMuseo Cuatro Caminos y Colectivo +1)
(FotoMuseo Cuatro Caminos y Colectivo +1)
México, Colombia
2016


Professor in the Master Program in Visual and Fine Arts
National University of Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia
ii-2013, i y ii-2014, i y ii-2015, i-2016


Special Seminary iii y iv (experimental writing)
Master Program in Visual and Fine Arts - National University of Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia
ii-2015 y i-2016


Degree Work Director
Master Program in Visual and Fine Arts - National University of Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia
ii-2015 y i-2016


Professor in the Digital Photography Diploma
National University of Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia
2014 - 2017


Professor in Graphic Design School
National University of Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia
2011 y 2015