Artist and art historian
Daniela Galan is a Colombian artist and art historian from Goldsmiths University. She is also a former lawyer and philosopher of Los Andes University, with a five-year background in education and corporate training.
Since she started her career as an artist she has been working at the intersection of contemporary art practice, sculpture, and philosophy. Mastering how to print images into objects with liquid light (silver gelatine) and exploring industrial materials such as concrete, metal, mercury to challenge our understanding of natural landscape.
Her research as a philosopher and art historian has concentrated on exploring the concept of nature and understanding how this concept has been constructed through historical and political influences. She has concentrated her art history research in Latin American art history with an emphasis on female artists.
Via Art Prize, Brazilian Embassy
Rendez-vous in a lonely city, Peckham Levels
Meta Images- curator
St James Hatcham
Proyecciones mentales- solo show
Galeria La Escalera
Violencia memoria y olvido
Casa de la independencia
Awards and Grants
Summer Portfolio Award 2018 Paid Artists. First prize
Shortlisted Via Art Prize