Adrián Villa Dávila


Adrián Villa Dávila studied visual arts at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He has a masters degree in media arts from the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany. His artistic work is mainly based on in situ interventions, ephimeral architectures, video installations and documentary projects. Among the distinctions he has received the following stand out: Music Research Grant awarded by IDARTES for the development of the documentary “Por qué cantan las aves” (2015); Best documentary Award Premio Señal Colombia given at the MIDBO 2015 for his documentary “En largos días”; Annual Exhibition Award given by Das Weisse Haus gallery in Viena, Austria (2013); DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scolarship to realize an artistic Project tutored by the video artist Matthias Müller (2009-2011); Best artist duo prize awarded by the German gallery Baustelle Schaustelle in the city of Essen (2011). His work has been shown in several solo in galleries like Sala Alterna de la Galería Santa fé, Bogotá, Das Weisse Haus, Viena, Baustelle Schaustelle, Essen, El Bodegón, Bogotá.