David Ayala-Alfonso

David Ayala-Alfonso, artist, curator, and researcher working between Los Angeles and Bogota.

He is part of the editorial teams of the Journal of Visual Culture, Cultural Anthropology and {{em_rgencia}. Ayala-Alfonso has published books and articles on interface theory, art history, performance, critical urbanism and artistic interventions in the public realm. His work has been featured in exhibitions that include South London Gallery, Harvard University, the BMW Guggenheim Lab, Concordia University, Columbia College in Chicago, Casa de Moneda in Chile, and Banco de la Republica of Colombia in Bogota. He has recently been awarded the Fulbright Grant, the Award for Publications in the Arts of the City of Bogota, the AICAD Teaching Fellowship and the ICI-Dedalus Award for Curatorial Research. Ayala-Alfonso holds an MA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; a Specialization in Art Education from the National University of Colombia, and different curatorial residencies in Europe, the United States and Colombia.