CARLOS CAPELÁN

CV 2021
capelan@capelan.com
www.capelan.com

THE ACADEMY

1978-81 Grafikskolan Forum, Malmö, Sweden
2000-2006 Professor at the Vestland’s Art Academy, Bergen, Norway
Lectures, seminaries and residencies in Art Schools and Universities in Sweden, USA, Guatemala, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Germany, Spain, England, Finland, China, New Zealand, Australia.

SELECTED SEPARATE EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2020
¨All of It & The Love Issue, Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
2018
¨Landscapes, paintings¨, Artflow Gallery, San José, Costa Rica
¨Matter no matter (10 folk tales)¨, Gallerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
2017
Recent Works, Krognoshuset, Lund, Suecia
¨The Art of Selfportraiting¨, Martin Bryder Gallery, Lund, Suecia
2016
¨MUSEO¨, Museo Histórico El Cabildo, Montevideo, Uruguay
2015
¨DISLEXIAS¨, The Art of Painting, Galería SOA, Montevideo, Uruguay
¨Old Songs¨, Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
2014
XVIII Figari Awards (National Prize), Museo Figari, Montevideo, Uruguay
¨Now You See It¨, The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, in partnership with St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
2013
¨Trazos 1¨, Kavlin Centro Cultural, Punta del Este, Uruguay
¨Kikiriyá¨, Torre Ejecutiva, Montevideo, Uruguay
¨Trabajar Conversando¨, Fundación Unión, Montevideo, Uruguay
2012
¨Xul y los pájaros¨, Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago, Chile
¨Trazos 1¨, Galería SOA, Montevideo, Uruguay
¨This Meets That¨, Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
2011
¨BURUBÚ (Heaven is a Place)¨, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
2010
¨The secret History of Biology, (la culture est un temple où des vivant piliers)¨ or: ¨(No hay historia sin biología), (etc)¨, Skulpturi, Copenhaguen, Danemark
2009
¨Valsecito¨, Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago, Chile
2008
¨Fulano me dijo¨, Museo Blanes, Montevideo, Uruguay
2007
¨New Works¨, SAS Institute, Stora Frösunda Castle, Stockholm, Sweden
2006
¨onlyyou / always there¨, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica
¨A few words¨, Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
¨onlyyou / back to the horizon¨, Museo de Antropología y de Arte Contemporáneo, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Carlos Capelán, dpm Art Gallery, Guayaquil, Ecuador
¨Always there, onlyyou¨, Museo de Diseño y Arte Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica
2005
¨onlyyou / a certain notion of place¨, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
¨onlyyou / nobody was there¨, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile
¨onlyyou, and there was somebody there (or, 11,285 nights)¨, Galería Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile
¨onlyyou, dematerialisation, rematerialisation, immaterialisation¨, Fundación AtlánticaTransArt, Santiago, Chile
2004
¨onlyyou¨, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, England
¨Ceci n’est pas un video¨, Den 1a på Moderna, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
¨Ceci n’est pas un video – or, do natives have a soul?¨, Galerie Leger, MAlmö, Sweden
2003
¨onlyyou¨, Galería Fúcares, Madrid, Spain
¨Sin ti¨, Galería Trinta, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2002
¨onlyyou¨, Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden
¨eisoptrophobia¨, Galleri s.e, Bergen, Norway
¨Low Tide / Technologies¨, Gary Nader Fine Arts, Miami
2001
¨Post-Colonial Liberation Army (rematerialización) – objetos artísticos¨, Galería Angel Romero, Madrid, Spain
¨Skatteparadiset¨ – curated by the Ulla and Greger Olsson Art Collection, Kulturhuset Valfisken, Simrishamn, Sweden
2000
Capelán, Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
¨Jet Lag Mambo¨, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
1999
¨Hommage to the Native Nations of Germany¨, WeltSichten, IFA Galerie, Berlin, Germany
¨400 metros al norte del quiosco del Morazán¨, Fundación TeorÉtica, San José, Costa Rica
1998
Capelán, Galería David Pérez-MacCollum, Guayaquil, Ecuador
1997
¨A painting representing space¨, New Work Series, Miami Art Museum of Dade County, Miami, USA
¨Die Welt als Vorstellung¨, Galerie Monique Knowlton, New York, USA
¨Die Welt als Vorstellung¨, Galerie Leger, Malmoe, Sweden
Galeria Caracol, Zaragoza, Spain
¨La casa de la memoria¨, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain
Galerie Le Monde de l’Art, Paris, France
1996
“A thousend”, installation, Lund’s Cathedral, Lund, Sweden
1995
Façade, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
XI Mostra America, Museu da Gravura, Curitiba, Brazil
La Zitelle, Galería Fernando Quintana, Venice Biennale, Italy
Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
1994
Galería Fernando Quintana, Bogotá, Colombia
Galería Angel Romero, Madrid, Spain
Neuf, Curated by Catherine David, Maison de L’Amerique Latine, Paris, France
¨Song to myself¨, V Havanna Biennial, Havanna, Cuba
1993
¨Bedia och Capelán¨, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
¨Thanatocenosis¨, Jacob Karpio Gallery, San José, Costa Rica
¨De Andra¨, based on the book by Stefan Jonsson, Malmö Festivalen, Malmö, Sweden
1992
¨Kartor och Landskap¨, Lunds konsthall, Lund, Sweden
¨Mapas y Paisajes¨, Subte Municipal, Montevideo, Uruguay
Gallery Hertz, Bremen, Germany
1991
Galleri Mors Mössa, Gothemburg, Sweden
¨Karte – Landschaft – Raummalerei¨, Galleri Basta, Hamburg, Western Germany
1990
¨Pilgrims and Relics¨, One Twentieigth Gallery, New York City, USA
1989
Ronneby Art Center, Ronneby, Sweden
Galerie El Patio, Bremen, Western Germany
“Conversación con Elso”, III Havana Biennial, Instituto Superior del Arte, Havana, Cuba
1988
Krognohuset, Lund, Sweden
L’Espace Latinoaméricain, Paris, France
1987
¨superficies RITUAL imágenes¨, Galerie El Patio, Bremen, Western Germany
¨Rituals and Surfaces¨, Massachusett School of Art, Boston, USA
1986
¨Ritual – Ytor – Bilder¨, Galleri Mors Mössa, Gothemburg, Sweden
Skånska Konstmuseum, Pictura, Lund, Sweden
Galería Alternativa, Mexico City, Mexico
1985-1987
Series of unanounced performances, Lund-Malmö, Sweden
1985
¨Ansikte¨, Fotogalleri Ariman, Lund, Sweden
1983
Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
1982
Centre Chaillot-Galliera, Paris, France
1979
Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
Universidad Central, Caracas, Venezuela
1978
Galleriet (Anders Tornberg), Lund, Sweden

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021
Sanctuary, Martin Bryder Gallery, Lund, Sweden
2019
Migration, traces in an art collection, Tensta Konsthall, curated by Maria Lind and Cecilia Widenheim, Stockholm, Sweden
The Tangible Trace, Tarrawarra Museum, curated by Victoria Lynn, Healesville, Victoria, Australia
2018
Great Masterpieces, Gary Nader Gallery, Miami, USA
Hace un tiempo vil en todos nosotros, (It is foul Wheather in Us All) curated by Riccardo Boglione, Centro Cultural de España, Montevideo, Uruguay
Face, curated by Thomas Millroth, Vargakra Gard, Sweden
2017
Témpano/El problema de lo institucional, curated by MACMO, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Montevideo, MNAV, Montevideo, Uruguay
Márgenes, curated by Adriana Gallo, Museo de Historia del Arte, Montevideo, Uruguay
Åtta Mästare, från The Olsson Art Collection, Landskrona konsthall, Sweden
2016
”Reglamento”, in Panorama, curated by Rulfo, Subte Municipal, Montevideo, Uruguay
2015
Pequeño Gabinete de Historia Natural, curated by Marco Tortarolo, Museo Histórico El Cabildo, Montevideo, Uruguay
Latin American Contemporary Art, Gary Nader Gallery, Miami-New York, USA
2014
Arte y Política, Curated by Jorge Soto, Museo Zorrilla de San Martín, Montevideo, Uruguay
2012
¨To Write a Drawing¨, in PRISME, Drawings from 1990 to 2012, curated by Gavin Jantjes, National Gallery, Oslo, Norway
¨Talking, writing and working¨, in Bienal Paiz curated by Santiago Olmos, Fundación Paiz, Guatemala
Arte Uruguayo Hoy, Auditorio Nacional Adela Reta, Ministerio de Cultura & BID, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2012
2011
¨La Leyenda de Otumaro Yoshi o: De la Representación de Tiempo/Naturaleza/Lenguaje¨ in Futuro Natural, curated by Gustavo Tabárez, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
2010
Roteiros, in Bienal de Pontevedra, curated by Santiago Olmos, Galicia, Spain
2008
Sinergías, curated by Carlos Jiménez, Arte contemporáneo Latinoamericano en España, Museo Español e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, MEIAC and Badajoz and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Unión Fenosa, MACUF, La Coruña, Spain , 2008
Entrecruce Latinoamericano, Galería Isabel Aninat, Santiago, Chle, 2008
2007
Espacio y superficie, in Tres pintores, curated by Gabriel Peluffo, Museo Blanes, Montevideo, Uruguay , 2007
Uiwang International Art Festival, Samdong, Uiwang City, Republic of Korea
Phoenix – Parihaka, in Memories of Modernity – an Academic and Artistic Exchange and Exhibition, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden
¨Phoenix – Parihaka¨, in Memories of Modernity – an Academic and Artistic Exchange and Exhibition Durban Art Gallery, Durban
¨Back to the Horizon¨ in Turbulence: 3rd Auckland Triennial, curated by Victoria Lynn, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand
2006
Diálogos, Museo Blanes, Montevideo, Uruguay,
2005
¨Fake Videos of the PCLA(r)¨ in Berlin Photo Biennale, curated by Jan-Erik Lundström, Berlin, Germany
¨Communiqués of the PCLA(r)¨ in Political Gestures in Art, curated by Marina Fokidis, Tesaloniki Museum, Tesaloniki, Greece, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy,
2004
¨Ceci n’est pas un video¨, c/o Sophienholm, Sophienholm, Denmark, 2004
¨Jet-Lag Mambo¨, Svenska Hjärtan, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003
¨Comuniqué of PCLA (r)¨, Söders Intrenationella Konst Biennal (r), curated by FA+, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003
¨Autorretrato¨, in IV Bienal Mercosur, curated by Gabriel Peluffo, Porto Alegre, Brasil 2003
¨Sin tí¨, in Juegos de Escala, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Compostela, Spain,
2002
Botella ao Mar, Casa das Artes, Vigo / Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Reality and Figuration – The Contemporary Latin American Presence, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida, USA [catalogue ISBN 0-936859-45-8]
¨Maps and landscapes (the living-room)¨, 1991-2002, Tilflukt/Refuge, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
Hommage a Ola Billgren, Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
2001
Killing me Softly, curated by Jan-Erik Lundström, Tirana Biennale, National Gallery/Chinese Pavilion, Tirana, Albania [catalogue ISBN 88-7816-122-5]
1998
¨A painting representing space¨, in XXIV Sao Paulo Biennale, curated by Paulo Herkenhoff, Sao Paulo, Brazil
¨At the speed of your steps¨, in Crossings, curated by Diana Nemiroff, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
¨Desembarco de los 33¨, in Bienal del Barro, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofia Imbert, Caracas, Venezuela
Mesótica III: Instalomesótica, curated by Virginia Pérez Ratton, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica
1997
¨Algunas consideraciones sobre: la crisis de la representación en la Antropologia, sobre la potencialidad del objeto artistico para representar el mundo, y sobre lo que algunos dicen que actuar desde una identidad es más divertido que simplemente representarla, o Retrato de Chih-Bai-Chih bajando una escalera¨, in I Bienal Mercosur, curated by Federico Morais, Museu de Arte de Porto Alegre, Brazil
Petit Café, XIIIes Atéliers du FRAC, Grand Café, Saint-Nazaire, France
1996
Arbeten på papper, Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
¨Aura¨, in On time, Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden
Maps and Landscapes (the living-room), in Inclusion/Exclusion, curated by Peter Weibel, Steirischer Herbst 96, Graz, Austria
¨The sleep of reason¨, in Five Gardens, Kulturhuset Valfisken, Simrishamn, Ystads konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden (also curatorship)
¨Exhibition room #7¨, in Interzones, Kulturforeningen, Copenhaguen, Denmark & Uppsala konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden
1995
Bedia, Capelán, Saint Clair Cemin, Zitelle, Giudecca, Venice Biennales, Galería Fernando Quintana, Italy
Viajeros del Sur, Museo Carrillo Gil, México
Kwangju International Biennale, Seoul, Republic of Korea
¨Window #2: My home is your home¨, in Dialogues of Peace, curated by Adelina von Furstenberg, UN Jubileum, Geneva, Switzerland
¨Naming songs¨, in SITE Santa Fe, curated by Bruce Ferguson, Santa FE, New Mexico, USA
Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, España
¨Stepping out of the white cube ( a little song for Johannesburg)¨, parts I & II, in Africus, I Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa
1994
Humanism and Technology, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Ante América, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas, USA & Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica
Bienal del Pequeño Formato, Puerto Rico
Brytpunkter, Länsmuseerna, Stockholm Art Fair, Sollentuna, Stockholm, Sweden; Länsmuseerna, Jönköping. Sweden
1993
In Fusion – New European Art, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK; Art Museum, Brighton, UK & Oriel Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Living Rites, Carla Stellweg Gallery, New York City, USA
Ante América, Museo A. Otero, Caracas, Venezuela; Queens Museum, New York, USA & New Center for the Arts, S. Francisco, USA
BIPOL’art, Skrylle, Sweden
1992
Ante América, Banco de la República – Biblioteca L. A. Arango, Bogotá, Colombia
In Progress, Oldenburg, Groningen, Germany
America, Bride of the Sun – 500 Years of American Art, curated by Catherine de Zegher, Royal Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
Colectiva – Open Art, Galerie Ruf, Munich, Germany
Mostra America, curated by Paulo Herkenhoff, Museu da Gravura, Curitiba, Brazil
Szwedzi w Polsce, Zabrze, Poland
1991
In Progress, Kunstler Werkstatt, Munich, Germany; Leipzig, Germany
Gallerie Weissestadt, Köln, Germany
Art/Photography, curated by Håkan Wettre, Hasselblad Center, Gothemburg, Sweden
1990
In Progress, Art Museum of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
1989
Latinoamérica Despierta – Latin America Awakened, Massachusetts’ School of Art, Boston, USA
Worldpictures – Picture Worlds, a moving show from Stockholm Art Museum, Sweden
Latinamerican Art Today, Art Center of Ronneby, Ronneby, Sweden
1988
Ester Almqvist – grantees, Pictura, Lund, Sweden
1987
Sveagalleriet, Stockholm, Sweden
1986
Södertälje Art Museum, Södertälje, Sweden
Moving Exhibition with Three Cuban Artists, Mexico
1985-1986
Colart, Copenhagen, Danmark
1984
The Havana Biennale, Havana, Cuba
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
1983-1987
Por la Libertad, Europe, South and Central America
1978
Forumgrafik, Felix Art Club, Eslöv, Sweden

CURATORSHIPS

2018
Aquí Soñó Blanes Viale, muestra de Pablo Uribe, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
2014
Pliegues, photographies of Oscar Bonilla, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
2013
Tiempo (Tiempo) Tiempo, Co-curator: Verónica Cordeiro, Uruguayan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, The work of Wifredo Díaz Valdés, Venice, Italy
1986
Five Gardens, Kulturhuset Valfisken/Ystads konstmuseum, Simrishamn/Ystad, Sweden
1997
Inside us, around us, Borås konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden

GRANTS AND INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

2020: Prize, The Royal Academy for Fine Arts, Sweden
2017: Five years grant, Bildkonstnärsfonden, Sweden
2013: Premio Figari (National Prize), Banco Central, Uruguay
1996: Guggenheim Fellowship, USA; Bildkonstnärsfonden, Sweden;
1995: Edstranska Stiftelsen, Sweden;
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994: Bildkonstnärsfonden, Sweden;
1992: Swedish Institute, Sweden;
1992: Lunds kommuns kulturstipendium;
1989: Swedish Institute, Sweden;
1988 Ester Almqvist Grant, Lund, Sweden
1987: Crafoordska Stiftelsen, Sweden;
1986: Price at the II Havanna Biennale, Centro Wifredo Lam, Cuba
1985, 1986: Bildkonstnärsfonden, Sweden;
1986: Ester Almqvist Minnesfond, Sweden;
1985: Studio Camnitzer, Pratt Institute, New York, USA;
1983: Bildkonstnärsfonden, Sweden;
1981: Bildkonstnärsfonden, Sweden

LECTURES AND SEMINARIES

2020-21
Seminar (online) about curatorship, organized by Maria Lind and Joanna Warsza for CuratorLab, Konstfack, Stockhom, Sweden
2020
Interview (online) for Pozo de Agua TV, Montevideo, Uruguay
2019
Gallery talk with Victoria Lynn, The Tangible Trace, TarraWarra Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia
2018
Conversation with the students of School of Fine Arts, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
Gallery talk with Pablo Uribe, Aquí Soñó Blanes Viale exhibition, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
The Five Traditions of Art, in Artflow, Texas University, San José, Costa Rica
Representación Simbólica y las Tradiciones del Arte, charla organizada por la Dirección Nacional de Cultura, Museo Histórico Nacional, Montevideo, Uruguay
2016
Una Charla a Dos Voces, talk with Riccardo Boglione, Museo Histórico El Cabildo, Montevideo, Uruguay
Carta a Vasari/A. Pirulero, workshop, Galería SOA, Montevideo, Uruguay
2015
Studio Talk, Konstförening Aura, Lund, Sweden,
On the Experience of Printmaking as Expanded Language, talk at the international seminar Printmaking in the Expanding Field, Oslo Art Academy, Norway
Opening Ideas, opening talk at the international seminar Printmaking in the Expanding Field, Oslo Art Academy, Norway
2014
DISLEXIAS, lecture, Galería SOA, Montevideo, Uruguay,
Art & Agency, workshop, Oslo´s Art Academy, Oslo, Norway
2013
Seminar, Saint Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada,
Trabajar Conversando, workshop, Fundación Unión, Montevideo, Uruguay
Talk, workshop and tutorials, at Valoarte, organizado por Karen Clachar y Artflow, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Consensus of the Real (working and talking and working) – a combination of lectures, conversations and a workshop, at the Human Rights Academy 2013, at China University of Political Science and Law (CULP), organized by Dr Wei Zhang, Beijing, China
2012
On Discussing Art, seminar with master studentes of the Art Academies of Oslo and Bergen, Trykkeriet, Bergen, Norway, 2012
On Drawings, round table with Wenche Gulbransen and Gavin Jantjes, National Museum, Oslo, Norway
On collaboration, workshop at the Bienal de Arte Paiz, Guatemala
The Gesture of Trace (Expanding the Notion og Drawing) Trykkeriet, Bergen, Norway
2011
Artist in residence, Art Academy, Oslo, Norway
Tutorials, Art Academy, Bergen, Norway
Talk, “The floating life of signifiers”, Oslo Art Academy, Norway
Presentation, Trykkeriet Graphic Studio, Bergen, Norway
Gallery Talk, S.O.A. Gallery, Montevideo. Uruguay
Lecture, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
Gallery Talk, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
“No props” workshop, Universidad Nacional de Mexico, UNAM, Mexico City
“(sin título)” a three years ongoing workshop, Montevideo, Uruguay
2009
Lecture and book presentation at Skissernas Museum, Lund, Sweden
Lecture and book presentation, Fundación Teorética, San José, Costa Rica
Lecture and book presentation with Gabriel Peluffo, Teatro Solís, Montevideo, Uruguay
2007
Conference, Turbulence, Auckland Bienale, Auckland Museum, New Zealand
Artist in Residence, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
Talk, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
Talk, Govett-Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
2006
Asedios Críticos, in Carlos Capelán ONLY YOU: siempre allí + PCLA(r), Museo de Arte y Diseño de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
Qué Centroamérica? Conference and open debate, Museo de arte y Diseño de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
Memories of Modernity, conference, Durban, South Africa and Malmoe, Sweden
Crossing Horizons: Context and Community in the South-South Project, conference, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Talk, School of Fine Arts, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Talk, Museo de Antropología y Arte Contemporáneo, Guayaquil, Ecuador
2005
Talk and workshop, Department of Art, University of Valdivia, Chile
Talk, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
Notions of self in the practice of contemporary art, talk at Fundación Rojas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Contemporary Horizons, talk, with Nikos Papastergiadis, Galeri Signal, Malmö, Sweden
2004
Broken Walks, academic performance and panel discussion, at Empires, Ruins and Networks: Art in Real Time Culture, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia
Talk, Umeå School of Fine Arts, Sweden
Sobre linguaxes e estratexias na arte contemporanea, XIIEdition of Cero en Conducta, seminar at Centro Galego de Artes da Imaxe, Coruña, Galicia, Spain
Nordic Landscapes in Patagonia, a month long seminar in Argentina with students from the Umeå School of Fine Arts, Sweden; in collaboration with Mónica Girón
Pressures on art criticism, Panel discussion at Forum Moderna, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Symposium and workshop, with Nikos Papastergiadis, TeorÉtica, San José, Costa Rica
2003
Academic performance and panel discussion at Forum Moderna: Globalization, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Academic performance and talk, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Cátedra de Andrea Giunta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Academic performance and talk, Museo Blanes, Montevideo, Uruguay
From the cooked to the raw, a multidisciplinary conference at the Valand’s School of Fine Arts, Gothemburgh, Sweden
Enfoques sobre la producción de la cultura en la situación contemporánea, Symposium with N. Papastergiadis, Academic performance and talk, TeorÉtica, San José, Costa Rica
Debate on Ethics and Contemporary Art, with N. Papastergiadis and Kendell Geers, Arco Art Fair 2003, Madrid, Spain
2002
Talk, Valand’s Art Academy, Gothemburg, Sweden
Gallery talk, onlyyou, Bildmuseet, Umeå
2001
Art and artist in the age of global culture, workshop at “ARS 2001”, in collaboration with the Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art (NIFCA), Helsinki, Finland
Museer, mångkultur och globalisering, panel discussion in “Det demokratiska museet – Museiveckan”, Umeå, Sweden
Seminarium, Vestlandets Art Academy, Bergen, Norway and Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporáneo, Spain
2000
Panel discussion: “La acción y su huella”, Performance-art seminarium, Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Visiting Artist, workshop, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá,
Lecture and seminarium, Vestlandets kunstakademi, Norway
1997
Art, design and ecology. Seminarium, Vestlandets kunstakademi, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Personal tutorials and lecture. Vestlandets kunstakademi, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Visiones del arte latinoamericano. Symposium, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain
1996
Mesótica 1996. Symposium, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, san José, Costa Rica
Seminarie. Lunds Stifts Kyrkospel. Lund, Sweden
Workshop. Casa de Murillo, Facultad de Bellas Artes, Sevilla, Spain
1995
Symposium, The Place of Place – SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Five weeks workshop at the Studio Camnitzer, Valdottavo, Italy
Las bienales de 1994, symposium, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica
“The Rorschach shirt syndrome (I Listen to my Neighbour Do the Laundry)”, talk at The Marco Polo Syndrome. International symposium, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, December, 1995
1994
Lecture, Tadeo Lozano University, Bogotá, Colombia
Lecture, Fernando Quintana Gallery, Bogotá Colombia
Lecture, Museo Blanes, Montevideo, Uruguay
Symposium, V Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
Workshops at the Instituto Superior de las Artes, Havana, Cuba
1993
The Global Village, conference, in connection with the separate exhibition Kartor och Landskap, Lunds konsthall, Lund, Sweden
Arts International, symposium, Barcelona, Spain
New European Art, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
New European Art, Oriel Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, UK
About European Identity, televised round table discussion, Channel Four, London, UK
The Missing Link, BIPOL’art Symposium, Lund, Sweden
Lecture, Museo de Arte, San José, Costa Rica
Lecture, Heredia School of Art, Heredia, Costa Rica
1992
Seminary, Biblioteca L. A. Arango, Bogotá, Colombia
Lecture, Estudio Cubo del Sur, Montevideo, Uruguay
Lecture, Estudio Nelbia Romero, Montevideo, Uruguay
1989
Seminaries, the Havana Biennial, Instituto Superior de las Artes, Havana, Cuba
1988
Signs of Everyday Life, lecture, Massachusett School of Art, Boston, USA
1980
Two seminaries, Molino de Santo Domingo, Mexico City, Mexico

LITERATURE 1
Texts by Carlos Capelán

¨La eternidad del rocío (y algunas noches)¨, by Carlos Capelán in Marcelo Legrand exhibition catalogue, ISBN 978-9974-36-397-7, 96 pp, Spanish & English, ed Ministerio de Cultura, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2019

¨The Museum as Subject and Location¨, Carlos Capelán for the catalogue of Aquí Soñó Blanes Biale, an exhibition of Pablo Uribe at the National Museum of Fine Artes, Montevideo, Uruguay, ISBN: 978-9974-36-379-3, Spanish & English, 367 pp, 2018

“The Complexities of Exile – A dialogue between Carlos Capelán and Gavin Jantjes”, Art Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, 2017

¨Escritos Ecuánimes¨ & Manifiestos y Comunicados del Post Colonial Liberation Army (rematerialización)¨ – Textos de Carlos Capelán. Ed. Fundación Publicaciones La Sorda, Bogotá, Colombia, 88 pp. Spanish, NIT.901034693-9, 2017

¨Agua, la Luna, el Balde y la Nube – Diez relatos breves¨, Carlos Capelán. Spanish, English & Swedish, Ed. Martin Bryder Gallery, Sweden, 36 pp, 2017

“La puerta giratoria de los work shops”, Text by Carlos Capelán for the exhibition catalogue Trabajar Conversando, 28 pp, Spanish, Fundación Unión, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2014

“Como mirar el vuelo de un pájaro¨ and ¨Conversación¨, two texts by Carlos Capelán for the exhibition catalogue of Oscar Bonilla, 100 pp, Spanish and English, Ed by Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2014

“Cualquierismos” by Carlos Capelán, for the catalogue Carlos Capelán, XVIII Premio Figari”, 130 pp, ed Banco Central & Ministerio de Cultura, ISBN 978-9974-36-244-4, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2014

“Time (Time) Time” by Carlos Capelán & Verónica Cordeiro, catalogue for the Uruguayan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Italy, 160 pp, Spanish & English, ISBN 978-9974-36-299-1, Edited by Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay, 2013

¨Rescoldos, racconto breve del jurado¨ by Carlos Capelán, 55 Premio Nacional de Artes Visuales, catalogue, ISBN 978-9874-36-220-8, 124 pp, Spanish, ed Ministerio de Educación, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2013

“La Leyenda de Otumaro Yoshi o: De la Representación de Tiempo/Naturaleza/Lenguaje”, by Carlos Capelán , in Futuro Natural, Museo de Historia Natural & Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, 80 pp, Spanish & English, Edited by MNAV, Montevideo, Uruguay 2012

(“Upeee…”) by Carlos Capelán in Virginia Pérez Ratton, Travesía por un Estrecho Dudoso, Published by Teor/ética, San José, Costa Rica, 2012

“Xul y el Río” (Xul and the River), text of Carlos Capelán, exhibition caatalogue, 46 pp, 40 ill, Spanish & English, Edited by Galería Patricia Ready, Chile, 2012

“(narrative hypothesis)” Text by Carlos Capelán, in The Future Lasts for Ever, edited by Runo Lagomarsino, Carlos Motta & Gävle Konstcentrum, (ISBN 978-91-978922-6-3), Sweden, 2011

“BURUBÚ” text of Carlos Capelán, Exhibition catalogue, 80 pp, 60 color ill, Spanish & English, Edited by Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay 2011

“CHAT” Carlos Capelán in conversation with Annika Capelán Köhler in BURUBÚ exhibition catalogue, MNAV, Montevideo, Uruguay 2011
“Conversation with Ann-Sofi Noring”, Pressures on Art Criticism, ed by M. Tillberg, The Swedish Art Critics Association, 148 pp, ISBN 978-91-633-4960-7, English, Sweden, 2009

“Valsecito”, text of Carlos Capelán, Exhibition catalogue, 50 pp, 35 color ill, Spanish, Edited by Patricia Ready Gallery, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 2009

“onlyyou: siempre allí”, Exhibition catalogue, texts by Ernesto Calvo & Carlos Capelán, 62 pp, Spanish, ed by Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, 2009

¨Representación y lugar en el arte contemporáneo¨ & ¨Sobre los orígenes de la cuestión de lo contemporáneo¨, by Carlos Capelán, a seminar with Nikos Papastergiadis, ed Teorética, 120 pp, ISBN 9968-899-194, San José, Costa Rica, 2005

¨Communiqués of the PCLA(r)¨ in the catalogue for Political Gestures in Art, ed by Marina Fokidis, 248 pp, English, Tesaloniki Museum, Greece, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy, 2005

“Broken Walks”, in Empires, Ruins and Networks, ed by S. McQuire& Nikos Papastergiadis, Melbourne University Press, ISBN 0 522 85281 1, 320 pp, English, Australia, 2005

“Somos Dependientes” by Carlos Capelán, El Pasquín, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003

“Jet Lag Mambo”, in Complex Entanglements – art, globalization and cultural difference, Nikos Papastergiadis, (Ed.), ISBN 1 85489 152 9, River Oram Press, London, Sydney, Chicago, 2003

“Post-colonial Liberation Army (rematerialización)”, in Under (De)Construction – Perspectives on Cultural Diversity in Visual and Performing Arts, Marita Muukkonen (Ed.), The Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art (NIFCA), ISBN 951-8955-72-7, Helsinki, Finland, 2002

“Yo, kharma y geografía política”, por Carlos Capelán. NIFCAINFO (4/2001), Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki , Finland, 2002

“Low Tide / Technologies”, by Carlos Capelán in the catalogue for Gary Nader Fine Artes, 52 pp, Miami, USA, 2002

“Post-colonial Liberation Army (rematerialización)”, por Carlos Capelán, Heterogénesis 35, Lund, Sweden, 2001

“No pierdas la calma — o, Yo no quiero ser buenamoza” & ¨Sin título¨, por Carlos Capelán, , en Ana Tiscornia – Citas y abreviaturas, catalogue, TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica, 2000

“A Walk”, by Annika Capelán Köhler and Carlos Köhler Capelán, in Priscilla Monge, exhibition catalogue, TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica, 1999

“Gavin Jantjes in conversation with Carlos Capelán”. In A Fruitful Incoherence: dialogues with artists on internationalism, Gavin Jantjes and Rohini Malik, Editors, ISBN 1-899846-13-1, 168 pp. English, INIVA, London, UK, 1997

“En kurators föresatser/Curatorial intentions”, by Carlos Capelán, preface to the catalogue for Runt om oss, inom oss/Around us, inside us, ISBN 91-630-5408-6, 110 pp, ed Borås Konstmuseum, Swedish & English, Sweden, 1997

“Försvar av Picasso, Sankt Lars och det gamla Café Ariman i Lund”, by Carlos Capelán, in Aspekter på Modernismen, ISBN 0454-5915, 256 pp, Kulturen årsbok 1997, Lund, Sweden

”Några ord från kuratorn/Words from the curator”, by Carlos Capelán, catalogue for Fem trädgårdar/Five Gardens, ISBN 91-630-5408-6, 60pp, Swedish & English, Lund, Sweden, 1996

“Förnuftets sömn/The sleep of reason”, by Carlos Capelán, catalogue for Fem trädgårdar/Five Gardens, Swedish & English, Lund, Sweden,1996

“Remarks”, by Carlos Capelán, in Being America, edited by Rachel Weiss and Alan West. White Pine Press, ISBN 0-877727-02-4, 258 pp, English, New York , USA1991

LITERATURE 2
Texts about C. Capelán

On Art and Friendship, Nikos Papastergiadis, ed Surplus, English, ISBN 978-1-922099-28-0, 264 pp, Victoria, Australia, 2020
Ocupaciones Eventuales, editado por José Miguel González Casanova, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Spanish, 322 pp, 2018
“The Complexities of Exile – A dialogue between Carlos Capelán and Gavin Jantjes”, Art Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, 2017
Contemporary Latin American Art, Ed. The Olsson Art Collection, 110 pp. English, Sweden, 2017
Panorama del Arte Contemporáneo en Uruguay, ed El Subte, Intendencia de Montevideo, 432 pp, Spanish & English. ISBN 978-9974-716-31-5, 2016
“Lo hablado y sus vestigios”, text by Riccardo Boglione for the exhibition catalogue Trabajar Conversando, Fundación Unión, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2014
Skulpturi.dk, by Julie Damgaard, edited by Skulpturi, 220 pp, Danish & English, Copenhaguen, Denmark, 2014
“A thousand” by Lena Sjöstrand for the exhibition catalogue “Konst i Kryptan”, Svenska Kyrkan, Lund, Sweden, ISBN 978-91-982036, 2014
“Capelán el Ambilinguo” by Riccardo Boglione for the catalogue Carlos Capelán, XVIII Premio Figari”, 130 pp, Banco Central & Ministerio de Cultura, Montevideo, Uruguay, ISBN 978-9974-36-244-4, 2014
“Entrevista a Carlos Capelán”, by Carlos Zardetto & Pablo Alvarado, Gimnasia, Guatemala 2014
“Capelán: Now You See It / Sous Vos Yeux”, Tableau, Beaverbrook Gallery, Fredricton Canada, 2014
Artes Visuales en Uruguay: Diccionario Crítico, by Nelson di Maggio, 272 pp, ISBN 978 9974 99 156 9, Spanish, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2013
“La palabra de los artistas”, by Santiago Olmos, catalogue XVIII Bienal Arte Paiz, Fundación Paiz, 80 pp, Guatemala 2012
“Natura Futura” by Gustavo Tabarez in Futuro Natural, Museo Nacional de Historia Natural & Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, 80 pp, Edited by MNAV, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2012
“Casi 400 al Norte de Morazán” by Tamara Díaz Bringas, in Travesía por un Estrecho Dudoso, Published by Teor/ética, 450pp, Spanish & English, ISBN 978-9968-899-33-8, San José, Costa Rica, 2012
“Carlos Capelán, la administración del conocimiento”, César Gabler, La Panera, Chile, 2012
¨Carlos Capelán¨, catalogue text in Arte Uruguayo Hoy, Auditorio Nacional Adela Reta, 80 pp, Ministerio de Cultura & BID, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2012
“Bienal Arte Paiz, Una Bienal para Convivir y Compartir”, Rosina Cazale, Artnexus, 2012
“It Begins with Drawings” by Gavin Jantjes, PRISME Exhibition catalogue, 112 pp, Norwegian & English, Edited by National Museum, ISBN 978-82-8154-064-4, Oslo, Norway, 2012
“Globale Ströme und hybride Kunst” by Nikos Papastergiadis, in Springerin, Band XVII Heft 2, Germany, 2011
“Aquí y Ahora”, interview by Riccardo Boglione, La Diaria, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2011
“Bien de Bute”, interview by Silvia Listur, Brecha, Montevideo, Uruguay 2011
“Sinergías” Exhibition catalogue with texts of Carlos Jiménez, Carlos Delgado, Fernando Castro Flores and Elizabeth Marín Hernández, 124 pp, Spanish (ISBN 978-84-938321-1-7), Madrid, Spain 2010
Utrópicos, Pontevedra Bienale, Santiago Olmos, exhibition catalogue, 288 pp, ISBN 978-84-8457-354-8, Galician, Spanish & English, Ed Diputación de Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain 2010
“Conversando con Capelán en el Búnquer”, interview by Jan Pettersson, Swedish, Rapport #1, Oslo, Norway, 2010
“Onlyyou. Siempre allí. La trascendencia del trayecto” by Ernesto Calvo for the catalogue of onlyyou, Museo de Arte y Diseño de Costa Rica, 60 pp, Spanish, 2010
“Carlos Capelán” with texts of Ticio Escobar, Nikos Papastergiadis & Annika Capelán Köhler, 400 pp, 380 color ill, English & Spanish, ISBN 978-91-977795-0-0, Edited by The Ulla & Greger Art Collection, Sweden, 2009
“Carlos Capelán: el arte de ideas” interview by Gerardo Montero, Oscar Larroca, Spanish, La Pupila, Montevideo, Uruguay 2009
“Phoenix Parihaka, by Ngahiraka Manson (in english) in the catalogue for Houses of Memory, Durban Art Gallery & Malmoe Museum, 28 pp, Sweden, 2007/2008
Turbulence, by Victoria Lynn, The 3rd Auckland Triennial, Auckland Art Gallery, 128 pp, English, ISBN 0-86463-272-X, Auckland, New Zealand, 2007
“Estructuras Porosas” by Pablo Thiago Rocca, Brecha, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2005
“Carlos Capelán” by Santiago Garcìa Navarra for the book 100 Artistas Latinoamericanos / 100 Latin American Artists, 454 pp, 600 colour ill, Español & English, ISBN 978-84-84-934639-3-9, Spain, 2005
“Carlos Capelán: our modernity, not theirs”, by Jonathan Friedman, in Contemporary Art and Anthropology, Arnd Schneider and Christopher Wright (Eds.), Berg Publishers, Oxford, English, (ISBN 1845201035, ISBN 1845201027), UK, 2005
¨Crítica de la crisis de la crítica¨, by Gabriel Peluffo en Situaciones artísticas latinoamericanas, ed Tamara Díaz Bringas, ISB 9968-899-18-6, 174 pp, Teorética, San José, Costa Rica, 2005
“Ceci nést pas un video”, in After the Fact, curated by J. E. Lundström, Berlin Photography Festival, ISBN 3-923283-65-2, 224 pp, English, Germany, 2005
“La telaraña de Carlos Capelán”, by David Barro, Arte & Naturaleza, Spanish, Madrid 2004
“Una charla entrevista con Carlos Capelán”, by Annika Köhler, Arte & Naturaleza, Spanish, Madrid 2004
“400 Norte del Kiosco del Morazán”, by Tamara Díaz Bringas, en catálogo Todo incluido, imágenes urbanas de Centroamérica, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, España, 2004
“Carlos Capelán: working in reverse order”, by David Barro (English and Swedish text) in onlyyou, exhibition catalogue, 54 pp, Monika Stedingk (Ed.) Umeå University, (ISBN 91 7305 707 X), Umeå, Sweden, 2004
“The ethics of collaboration”, by Nikos Papastergiadis in onlyyou, exhibition catalogue, Monika Stedingk (Ed.) Umeå University, (ISBN 91 7305 707 X) (English and Swedish text), Umeaa, Sweden, 2004
“Introduction”, by Jan-Erik Lundström (English & Swedish) in onlyyou, exhibition catalogue, ISBN 91 7305 707 X, Ed. Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, 2004
FILES, by Octavio Zaya, 606 pp, Spanish, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain, 2004
“Ceci n’est pas un video”, by Ann-Sofi Noring, exhibition catalogue, Swedish & English, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2004
“Carlos Capelán” interview by María Esther Giglio, Brecha, Spanish, 17/12/2004, Montevideo, Uruguay
Catastrofi Minime, exhibition catalogue, Gianni Belloi and Arena Rojas (eds.), Museo d’Arte della Provincia di Nuoro (MAN), Nuoro, Italy, 2004
“Carlos Capelán: trabajando la viceversa”, by David Barro, in onlyyou, exhibition catalogue, Galería Fúcares, Madrid, Spain 2003
Xogos de Escala, by Miguel Fernández-Cid, exhibition catalogue, Ed by CGAC / Xunta de Galicia, ISBN 84-453-3559-6, Galician, Spanish & English, 128 pp, Santiago de Compostela, Spain 2003
“Ironía Material (Materialismo Irónico)” by Juan Bta. Peró, exhibiton catalog, Trinta Galería Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2003
“Somos Dependientes” by Carlos Capelán, El Pasquín, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003
¨Revisitaciones¨, by Gabriel Peluffo in 4 Bienal del Mercosur, ed Nelson Aguilar, ISBN 85-87594-05-2, 432 pp, Portuguese, Spanish & English, Porto Alegre, Brasil, 2003
“Instrospection” by Francine Birbragher in the catalogue Reality and Figuration, 50 pp, Boca Ratón Museum, Forida USA, [catalogue ISBN 0-936859-45-8], 2002
“Jet-lag. Un viaje de ida y vuelta”, Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporáneo #1, CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2001
“Carlos Capelán/Manuel Rufo” Arte y Parte, Madrid, Spain 2001
Skatteparadiset – works from the Ulla and Greger Olsson Art Collection, Kulturhuset Valfisken, Simrishamn, Sweden (exhibition catalogue), Swedish & English, ISBN 91-631-1125-X, 50 pp, 2001
¨Is My Husband a Painter?!¨ by Annika Capelán Köhler, in Skatteparadiset, Valfisken, Simrishamn, Sweden (exhibition catalogue), Swedish & English, ISBN 91-631-1125-X, 50 pp, 2001
Tirana Biennale, Ed by Michele Robecci, Giancarlo Politi Publisher, pp 506, English, Tirana, Albania 2001
Artes Visuales del Uruguay, Angel Kalenberg, Ed Galería Latina, Spanish & English, 2 volúmenes, ISBN 9974-7541-5-1, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2001
“Carlos Capelán’s A Painting Representing Space”, by Thomas McEvilley, in Converge, vol. 1, Miami Art Museum, ISBN 0-9705005-0-5, 104 pp, English, Miami, USA, 2000
“Carlos Capelán”, by Gavin Jantjes, Jet Lag Mambo catalogue, ISBN 82-90955-47-3, 80 pp, Norwegian & English, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Hövikodden, Oslo, Norway, 2000
“400 metros al norte del quiosco del Morazán – reflexiones sobre la figuración del Lugar”, by Virgina Pérez-Ratton, Publicaciones TeorÈtica #3, San José, Costa Rica 1999
“Seeing between the lines”, by Germaine Koh, Fecit, San José, Costa Rica, 1999
“Gavin Jantjes in conversation with Carlos Capelán”. In A Fruitful Incoherence: dialogues with artists on internationalism, Gavin Jantjes and Rohini Malik, Editors, ISBN 1-899846-13-1, 168 pp. English, INIVA, London, UK, 1997
“La casa de la memoria”, Fernando Castro & Miguel Copón, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, ed Junta de Extremadura, ISBN 84-7671-372-X, 146 pp. Spanish & Portuguese, Badajoz, Spain
“El pasado como experiencia subjetiva”, by Ivonne Pini, Art Nexus 23, Colombia-USA,1997
“Paisajes en ninguna parte. Tentativas sobre seis artistas americanos” por Fernando Castro y Miguel Copón, Revista de Occidentw, Madrid), Spain, 1997
“México, sobre viajes, mapas y espejos”, by Paulo Herkenhof, catalogue for Viajeros del Sur, Museo Carrillo Gil, México City 1996
På Tiden, ed by S. Engblom & J.E. Lundström, Moderna Muséet, ISBN 91-7100-536-6, 40 pp, Swedish, Stockholm, Sweden, 1996
“Konst i kryptan upprör Lundabor”, by Yens Wahlgren, Sydsvenska Dagbladet(17/07/96)
¨Capelán¨ by Rachel Weiss, in Beyond the Borders, 1st Kwangju Biennale, ISBN 89-7594-149-3, Korean & English, 434 pp, Kwangju/Seoul, Korea, 1995
“Capelán från Lund konstnär i världen”, interview with Carlos Capelán by Pontus Kyander. Dagens Nyheter – Kultur & Nöjen, sid 1 Swedish, (20/12/1995), Sweden
El paisaje a través del arte en el Uruguay, Gabriel Peluffo, Ed Galería Latina, 194 pp, Spanish, Montevideo, Uruguay,1995
“De luz e de sombra” interview with Carlos Capelán by José Carlos Fernandes. Gazeta do Povo, Curitiba, Brasil
¨México. Sobre viajes, mapas y espejos¨, Paulo Herkenhoff, in Viajeros del Sur, catalogue, 72 pp, Spanish & Portuguese, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, México, 1995
“Towards a world-class city? Report from Johannesburg”, by Thomas McEvilley, Art in America, USA, September 1995.
¨The Eye is Looking at You¨ by Gerardo Mosquera, in Bedia, Capelán, Saint Clair Cemin, catalogue, 56 pp, English, Galería Fernando Quintana, Bogotá, Colombia, 1995
“En uruguayansk konstnär i Skåne — hans retro-praxis”, by Clemens Altgård i Om retrogardism, Swedish, ed Ellerströms, Lund, Sweden, 1995″
“Cover presentation”, by Ivonne Pini, Art Nexus 14, USA, Oct-Dec 1994
“Arte, postmodernidad y periferia en América Latina”, José Bedia, Carlos Capelán, Arturo Duclós, Ticio Escobar, Frederic Jameson, Martín López, Gerardo Mosquera, Ivonne Pini, Celia S. de Birbragher, Art Nexus, Miami, USA, 1994
“El ojo te está mirando”, by Gerardo Mosquera. Carlos Capelán – New Paintings, catalogue for Fernando Quintana Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia, Spanish, 1994
“Carlos Capelán: texts and spirits”, by Gerardo Mosquera. Third Text 26, English, Spring 1994, UK
“Carlos Capelán: textos y espíritus”, by Gerardo Mosquera. Spanish, Atlántica 6, Febrero 1994, Spain
“Carlos Capelán”, by Pehr Mårtens. Catalogue for the V Havana Biennial. Havana 1994
“Carlos Capelán – En Route”, by Pehr Mårtens. Canto a mí mismo catalogue for the V Havana Biennial. Lund 1994
Die 5. Biennale von Havanna, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, ISBN 3-930594-03-X, pp 2010, German, Aachen, Germany, 1994
“Carlos Capelán”, by Cathérine David. Canto a mí mismo catalogue for the V Havana Biennial. Lund, Sweden, 1994
“Carlos Capelán”, by Cathérine David. Neuf, Maison de l’Amérique Latine, Paris, 1994
¨Carlos Capelán¨ by Gerardo Mosquera, Third Text 26, English, ISBN 0952-8822, London, UK, 1994
“European fusion”, by Sandy Nairne. Frieze 11, Summer 1993, UK
“Carlos Capelán”, by Carla Stellweg, in In Fusion – New European Art. Southbank Canter, London, UK 1993
Bedia och Capelán – Resa i Sverige, by B. Sydhoff, E. Haglund, C. Medina & P. Mårtens. Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden 1993
“Carlos Capelán”, by Luis Camnitzer, in Carlos Capelán – Kartor och landskap. Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden, Swedish & English, 1992
“The implosion of modernity – The treacherous present”, by Jonathan Friedman, in Carlos Capelán – Kartor och landskap. Lunds Konsthall, Swedish & English, Sweden, 1992
“Cutting the roots”, by Oscar Hemer, in Carlos Capelán – Kartor och landskap. Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Swedish & English, Sweden,1992
“Preface”, by Cecilia Nelson, in Carlos Capelán – Kartor och landskap. Lunds Konsthall, Swedish & English, Lund, Sweden, 1992
“In the world with Carlos Capelán”, by Rachel Weiss, in Carlos Capelán – Kartor och landskap. Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden, Swedish & English, 1992
“Carlos Capelán – Landscape and Map”, by Carla Stellweg, in America, Bride of the Sun, edited by Catherine de Zegher. Inschoot Books, Antwerp, Belgium, 1992
“Carlos Capelán – Mapas y Paisajes”, by Alicia Haber, catalog, ed Intendencia Municipal de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1992
“Carlos Capelán”, by Rachel Weiss, in Ante América. Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, ISBN 958-9028-91-8, 202 pp, Spanish, Bogotá, Colombia 1992
Karte – Landschaft – Raummalerei, by Dietmar Brandstädter, ed Verein Basta, Hamburg, Germany 1991
Capelán, by Göran Lundstedt, ed by Symposium and Scripta Sancti Petri, ISBN 91-7868-029-8, 154 pp, Swedish & English, Lund-Stockholm, Sweden 1986

REPRESENTED AT

Museum of Modern Art, Sweden; Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Uruguay; Museo Blanes, Uruguay; Art Museum of Gothemburg, Sweden; Art Museum of Södertälje, Sweden; Dunkers konstmuseum, Sweden; Art Counsil, Sweden; City of Lund, Sweden; Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Spain; Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Museo de Antropología y Arte Contemporáneo, Ecuador; Banco Central, Uruguay; Museo Figari, Uruguay; Banco Lafise Collection, Costa Rica; Fundación Teor/éTica, Costa Rica; Instituto Cervantes, Spain; The Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki, New Zealand; Casa de las Américas, Cuba; Centro Wifredo Lam, Cuba; Art School of Havana, Cuba; SAS Institute, Stora Frösunda Castle, Sweden; Carlos & Rosa de la Cruz Collection, USA; Daniel y Elita Yankelewitz Collection, Costa Rica; The Ulla och Greger Olsson Art Collection, Sweden; Peter Menéndez Collection, Miami, USA; Edgar Gunther Collection, Paris, France and New York, USA; Jaime del Hierro Collection, Ecuador; Colección David Goldbaum, Ecuador; Björn Bergentoft Collection, Sweden; Toni Chi Collection, New York-Buenos Aires