Margarita is an artist & photographer. Current MFA candidate at the Bauhaus Universität in Germany.
Her creative process instigates the narratives of gender,  love, family, political violence and religion: the latter in the context of Colombian civil war.  She has participated in national and international exhibitions such as Close Up at the C/O Berlin photography foundation, Missed Connections at the Fountainhead gallery, Miami and Clay Street Press in Cincinnati. Her  project Berlinale is part of the book Colombian women photographers edited by Fotomeraki. Margarita has participated in artistic residencies such as The Alps art academy in Switzerland, Photography expanded at Magnum Foundation in New York, among others. In 2017 she participated in the New York Times Portfolio Review. Margarita is part of the Native Agency and her most recent publication is Further II by Fotobus Society. She currently lives and works between Germany and Colombia.

a member of

Publications

Book

Further II

Fotobus society 2020

 

Book

Colombian women

photographers

Fotomeraki 2017

Kreativfonds Bauhaus  
Germany - 2020

 

Emerging artist funds Colombia 
Colombia - 2019

Artist in research fellowship
Bogotá - New York 2018

 

Ministry of culture travel grant

Mexico City - 2017
 

Fountainhead residency artist grant
Miami, US - 2015

I see the way you looked at me*
Clay street press Gallery, Cincinnati  
August 29 - September 30 - 2019


Luminiscencias
Piloto Public Library, Medellín

Museum of Modern art Medellín 

December 2018- February 2019

 

Missed connections 
Casa espectro, CDMX  
April 16 - November 8 - 2017