Carlos Colín (Mexico, 1980), currently lives and works between Mexico City and Vancouver, Canada. Carlos is represented by Fazakas Gallery in Vancouver. He is a visual artist and PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program at UBC. Colín’s research topic explores and connects the core cultural, theoretical, political, religious, artistic manifestations of baroque as a colonial legacy in contemporary Mexico, and Latin America, and by extension, its diasporas. He has exhibited his artwork in venues like Aramauca in Chiapas, Mexico; The Reach Gallery Museum, and Grunt Gallery in Vancouver; Sur Gallery in Toronto; Galería de la Raza in San Francisco; and Rufino Tamayo Museum, Mexico City. Carlos Colín was awarded the 2016 Emerging Artist, Mayor’s Arts Awards for the City of Vancouver in Visual Arts; the 2017 City of Vancouver Artist Studio Award Program; and Canada Council for the Arts Research and Create grants in 2018 and 2020.
The recording of the launch of Carlos Colín’s Tierra y Libertad / Little México is here,