Biography

Maria Fernanda Plata (Bogota 1978) holds a BFA from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, and a MA in Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Art and Design, London.

Her practice is a reflection on the relationship between people and their habitat, mainly the urban environment. Ideas such as fragility, destruction, and terminality are continuously tackled in her projects.

In 2014 she did an artist residency at Sán Art, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as beneficiary of the Colombian Ministry of Culture Icentives Program. She has recently participated in exhibitions such as Anomaly, (solo show), Galería Casas Riegner, 2015; Imperfect Idler or When Things Dissapear, BIACI, Cartagena de Indias ,2014; Bienal de Artes plásticas de Bogotá, Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño 2012, Bogotá; Apuntes sobre la ciudad, ArtBo, Solo Projects, ArtBo 2012, Bogota; Tracing Time, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, NY, 2012; Zona Maco Sur, Solo Projects, México City, 2011; and La Buena Vida, 42 Salón Nacional de Artistas, Santa Marta (Col) 2010 .