Ana María Gómez López

Field of Practice:

Thematic Focus


Solitude fellowship

City, Country:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Cali, Colombia


2020, 2021


Oct 2020 - June 2021

Born in 1981.

Ana María Gómez López creates durational and body-based projects anchored in self-experimentation and archival research in the history of science. Her work has been exhibited at establishments including Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Leiden/The Netherlands (2018), Fonds d’art contemporain, Geneva/Switzerland (2017), Universiteitsmuseum Utrecht/The Netherlands (2017) and the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museums, Lincoln/USA (2014).

In 2015, Ana María was the recipient of the Premio Nacional de Artes by the Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín/Colombia. She has been a resident artist at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine within the McGill University Library, Montreal/Canada (2020), the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture, and Design at Indiana University Bloomington/USA (2020), the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris/France (2019), the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam/The Netherlands (2017–2018) and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison/USA (2015). She has held fellowships at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Amsterdam (2019), the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin/Germany (2016) and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven/USA (2013). She studied anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia/USA, and completed her MFA at the Yale School of Art, New Haven (2014). She has taught at Bard College Berlin (2017) and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2016).