Karmadavis

David Pérez Karmadavis

December 1º, 1976, Dominican Republic.

Lives and works in Guatemala.

Visual, sound and culinary artist. Creator and producer of the contemporary art project Morisoñando Recipes from the Caribbean. Graduated from the Altos de Chavón School of Design in 2001.

Personal projects

Morisoñando en Numu.

Proyectos Ultravioleta y Proyecto Se Alquila. 

Guatemala City, Guatemala, 2015.

Recetas del Caribe.

Acento.com.do.

Dominican Republic, 2014.

Karmadavis: Art, Justice, Transition. 

Curated by Dr. Sanja Bahun. University of Essex. 

London, England, 2013.

Túnel.

14th Festival of the Centro Histórico.

Guatemala City, Guatemala, 2011.

Mitos de la Caverna.

Cultural Center of Spain in Santo Domingo.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2011.

Frente de Calamidad.

Fondazione Spinola Banna Per L’Arte.

Torino, Italy, 2010.

Túmulos.

Exit Art.

New York, USA, 2009.

La Manada.

12th Festival of the Centro Histórico. 

Guatemala City, Guatemala, 2009.

Proyectos.

Curated by Arte-Estudio. Museum of Modern Art.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2008.

Collective projects

27th Eduardo Léon Jimenes art competition.

Centro León. 

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2018.

Quatre Chemins FESTIVAL.

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2016.

26TH EDUARDO LÉON JIMENES ART COMPETITION.

Centro León.

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2016.

Playing with Space.

Norwich Art Center.

London, England, 2015.

25TH EDUARDO LÉON JIMENES ART COMPETITION.

Centro León.

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2014.

Discípulos.

Curated by Antonio Arévalo.

Italy, 2013.

Así que se valla.

Proyectos Ultravioleta.

Guatemala, 2013.

Inmonumental.

Curated by Rosina Cazali. Concepción 41.

Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, 2013.

Paiz Art Biennial.

Guatemala City, Guatemala, 2012.

24TH EDUARDO LÉON JIMENES ART COMPETITION.

Centro León.

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2012.

Happy Island. First Biennial Meeting of Contemporary Art of the Caribbean.

Aruba, 2012.

Pavilion of the Italian-Latin American Institute – IILA, 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennial.

Official representation of the Dominican Republic. 

Venice, Italy, 2011.

Motion of a Nation.

Curated by Antonio Arévalo. Galleria VM 21.

Rome, Italy, 2011.

23TH EDUARDO LÉON JIMENES ART COMPETITION.

Centro León.

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2010.

Videoarde. critical videos in Latin America and the Caribbean.

2009.

22nd EDUARDO LÉON JIMENES ART COMPETITION.

Centro León.

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2008.

Horror Vacui. Muestra de performance y accionismo en Guatemala. 

Curated by Rosina Cazali. Cultural Center of Spain in Guatemala.

Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, 2008.

Seat Mates (Coexistence). Parallax festival.

Videos in public bus.

Belgrade, Serbia, 2007.

Ibero-American Biennial Inquieta Imagen V.

San José, Costa Rica, 2007.

Artbus.

Arco 2007.

Madrid, Spain, 2007.

First International Meeting of Body Art.

Caracas, Venezuela, 2005.

Awards and Recognition

27TH EDUARDO LÉON JIMENES ART COMPETITION.

Publishing Award.

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2018.

25TH EDUARDO LÉON JIMENES ART COMPETITION.

Mención Especial.

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2014.

Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

Special Prize.

2010.

Fondazione Spinola Banna Per L’Arte.

Residence Award.

Torino, Italy, 2010.

Franklin Furnace Fund.

Scholarship and Grant.

New York, USA, 2009.

Cultural Center of Spain in Guatemala.

Grant for artistic assistance.

Guatemala, 2009. 

22nd EDUARDO LÉON JIMENES ART COMPETITION.

Honorable mention.

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 2008.

XXII Biennial of Visual Arts of Santo Domingo.

3º place, Ceramics category.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2003. 

Young Painting Contest of Casa de Teatro.

2º place.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2003.

Residencies

Třebešice.

Třebešice, República Checa, 2009.

Fondazione Spinola Banna Per L’Arte.

Torino, Italy, 2010.

Soma.

Mexico City, Mexico. 2011.