Film Studies graduado/a de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia en 2000
MFA Public Practice Candidate/Fulbright scholar Class of 2015 graduado/a de Otis College of Art and Design en 2015
Víctor Albarracín (1974) is a colombian artist, writer and teacher, with a BA in Film Studies at Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He was co-founder and member of El Bodegón, a seminal artist-run space in Bogotá, between 2005-2009. The space organized nearly 100 exhibitions, gigs, parties and talks by art professionals from Colombia and abroad. As an artist, Víctor has exhibited in Colombia, Germany, Canada and Latin America. His work is focused on subjects as diverse as failure, precariousness, fiction as a context transformation tool, institutional critique and youth culture. Since 2000, is professor in several universities in Bogotá. As a writer, he has published narratives, reviews and articles on contemporary art and culture, literature and institutional critique on books, magazines and websites in Colombia, Latin America and the US. In 2009, he won the colombian National Art Critic Award with an essay about the history of El Bodegón. In 2013, released El tratamiento de las contradicciones, a book from selected writings, and Materials for a makeshift shack, a volume from conversation pieces with art field agents in Bogotá. He's a good cook, a music freak and an inept musician, lyricist and singer.