(b. 1983, Colombia)
Iván Argote studied at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and at National School of Fine Arts, Paris, France and lives and works in Paris. By creating interventions and performances for the public space, which are sometimes further developed in the format of films and installations, the artist explores the city as a space of transformation. His works has been shown extensively internationally including at SPACE, London, 2016; Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2013; 30th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, 2012 ; CA2M, Madrid, 2012; Joan Miró Fundation, Barcelona, 2012, among others. He has received a number of awards: Prize of CIFO Foundation, 2014 (USA); Audi Award for Contemporary Art, 2013 (France); SAM Award for Contemporary Art, 2011 (France); Prize "Mals" Mulhouse Biennial, 2010 (France); Intervenciones TV Awards, 2009 (Spain), National Exhibition Award for Young Artists, 2005 (Colombia).