Paula Cordoba. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentinian/American visual artist and researcher.
Paula Córdoba thinks about aesthetics, cultural heritage, and the power relations that shape contemporary societies. Her research-centered practice traces relationships between art, cultural studies, and design. Córdoba creates installations, large format pieces, and objects crossing through these disciplines.
She worked for various museum and exhibition spaces in Buenos Aires as a curatorial assistant and served as a teaching assistant for Professor Rodolfo Agüero at Universidad Nacional de las Artes.
Córdoba presented her artistic research in decolonial studies at postgraduate conferences at University of Glasgow (UK) and University of Giessen (Germany).
Her work has been shown widely in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Argentina.
2023 MA in Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2022 MA in Artistic and Cultural Heritage in Colonial South America, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina
2019 Postgraduate in Critical Writing and Arts Marketing, Universidad Nacional de las Artes (UNA), Buenos Aires, Argentina
2011 Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts, Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London (UAL), London, UK
Awards: The Big Show Awardee, Lawndale Art Center (2022), Art Project Grant, Fondo Metropolitano de la Cultura, las Artes y las Ciencias (2012), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2021 Baulo, Maria Carolina. “Texturas visuales, una conversación con Paula Córdoba,” Sculpture Magazine
2016 Ryder, Josh and Melissa Hilborn. “Peripheral Arteries meets Paula Córdoba,” Peripheral Arteries
Selected exhibitions: Withstand (Holocaust Museum Houston, US), Illumination 2021 (Cameron Art Museum, US), LatinXhibition, (Arts Council of Fayetteville, US), The Big Show (Lawndale Art Center, US), Agosto (Universidad Nacional de las Artes, Argentina), Form of intimacy, Solo exhibition (Central Saint Martins, UAL, London, UK).