David Medalla

Born in Manila, 1938 and lives in New York - Berlin - London

David Medalla was born in 1938 in Manila, and he currently lives and works between Berlin, London and New York. His artistic career began when he was aged 12 when he was admitted as a special student at Colombia University in New York upon the recommendation of American poet Mark van Doren. When he moved to New York he met the actor James Dean and  the Filipino poet José Garcia Villa, who encouraged Medalla’s early interest in paintings. He is renowned for his artistic research and practice in the Kinetic Art, Land Art, participatory art and live art.

Unconstrained Textiles: Stitching Methods, Crossing Ideas
Celebrating CHAT’s first anniversary in March 2020
15 Mar 2020 - 14 Jun 2020
CHAT – Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile
Hong Kong
Inhotim Openings 2014
Already consolidated as one of the most important cultural centers in the country, on September 4 Inhotim...
04 Sep 2014 - 01 Oct 2015
Inhotim Institute
São Paulo
Ulla, Ulla, Ulla, Ulla! Martians, Intergalactics and Humans
Casa Nova Arte e Cultura Contemporânea presents the exhibition “Ulla, Ulla, Ulla, Ulla! Martians,...
04 Sep 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
Casa Nova Arte
São Paulo
Horizon: Against Nature
The intention of “Against Nature” project is to shock the mind into rethinking time, space...
30 Jan 2017 - 20 Feb 2017
Instituto Cervantes New Delhi
New Delhi
What do you dream of? The Mohole Flower and other tales
This is an exhibition in the present tense; an exhibition about daydreams and uncanny nightmares, about...
21 Aug 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
Galeria Luisa Strina
São Paulo
Signals: If You Like I Shall Grow (part II)
The exhibition is the second chapter of a global project aimed to celebrate the pioneering art gallery...
13 Nov 2018 - 21 Jan 2019
kurimanzutto new york
New York
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