About

Cristóbal León (Santiago de Chile, 1980) and Joaquín Cociña (Concepción, Chile, 1980) collaborate since 2007 and are represented by Upstream Gallery (Amsterdam).

Together with Niles Atallah, they have the Film Production company Diluvio.

Joaquin Cociña
joaquinc[at]gmail.com

Cristóbal León
leondooner[at]gmail.com

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016
AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI, Space to Dream, Auckland, New Zealand.
CENTRO CULTURAL PALACIO LA MONEDA, Album de Chile, Santiago de Chile.
EYE, FILMMUSEUM, Close Up, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI, Los Andes, Miami, USA.

2015
CASA MAAUAD, La Casa Lobo, Mexico City, Mexico.
BALMACEDA ARTE JOVEN, Resident Evil, Santiago de Chile.
GALERIA MACCHINA, Centro Cultural Casa Lobo, Santiago de Chile.

2014
BACO (Batuco Arte Contemporáneo), Una Nueva Religión, Batuco, Chile.
CENTRO CULTURAL DE ESPAÑA, Centro Cultural Casa Lobo, Santiago de Chile.
MAC – QUINTA NORMAL, Ciudad Sísifo, Santiago de Chile.
MAC – QUINTA NORMAL, El Castillo de la Pureza, Santiago de Chile.
MAMBA, La Bella y la Bestia, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2013
55th Venice Biennale, Latin American – IILA Pavilion, Venice, Italy.
Upstream Gallery, Flowers, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Kampnagel, “La Casa Lobo” at Hamburg Sommerfestival, Hamburg, Germany.
CHACO, Contemporary art fair. Santiago, Chile. Art Fair.
Bienal de Nuevos Medios -Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes,  Santiago de Chile.
Bienal de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay.
A Cuadrado, La Casa Lobo, Santiago de Chile.

2012
MAC – QUINTA NORMAL, “Poetas en Tiempos de Escasez”, Santiago de Chile
Galeria AFA, “La comunidad del Apocalipsis” Santiago de Chile
CC Het Gasthuis,  “HUISELIJKE STORINGEN”, Aarschot, Belgium.
Art Statements / ART BASEL, with Upstream Gallery, Basel, Switzerland.

2011
Whitechapel gallery, “Art in theAuditorium”, London, Greath Britain. Group Show.
Upstream Gallery, “The Third World”, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Solo Show.
Galerie ZINK, “Alive She Cries”, Berlin, Germany. Group Show.
De Ateliers, “Psychopomp Council”. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Group Show.

2010
Fundacion PROA, “Art in the auditorium III”, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Group Show.
GUGGENHEIM Museum NY, “You Tube Play, A Biennial of Creative Video”. New York, USA. Group Show.
KW, Berlin, “Highlights from the Cologne KunstFilmBiennale”, Berlin, Germany. Group Show.
Galeria Marilia Razuk, “Lucia & Luis”. Sao Paulo, Brazil. Solo show with Niles Atallah.

2009
VII Bienal do MERCOSUL, “O Absurdo”. Porto Alegre, Brazil. Group Show.
ILLUSTRATIVE 09, Berlin, Germany. Group Show.
CHACO, Contemporary art fair. Santiago, Chile. Art Fair.
Galeria Animal, “Lucia, Luis & el lobo”. Santiago, Chile. Solo show with Niles Atallah.

2008
Radialsystem, “After the Light”. Berlin, Germany. Group Show.
ArteBA, “Caja Negra / Cubo Blanco”, Contemporary Art Fair. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2007
MAVI, Museo de Artes Visuales, “Máquina Blanda”. Santiago, Chile. Group Show.
Kunsthalle Berlin-Lichtenberg, “Political Landscape”. Berlin, Germany. Group Show.
Bei Gao Gallery, “IN/OUT”. Beijing. China. Group Show.
Galeria Animal,“Romance”. Santiago, Chile. Group Show.


RESIDENCIES
2015
Casa Maauad, Art Residence. October-November, Mexico City, Mexico

2011
Abbaye de Fontenvraud. Script development. September 22nd – October 22nd. France.
Kunsthuis SYB, Art Residence. October 28th – December 12th. The Netherlands.

 

SELECTED FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

2014
Special Mention,Festival Chilemonos, Santiago de Chile

2013
International Festival Of The New Latin American Cinema. La Habana, Cuba.
IDFA, Amsterdam Art Weekend Section, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Locarno International Film Festival, Fuori Concurso, Locarno, Switzerland

2012
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Tiger Short Film Competition.  Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

2010
ASIFA Austria Award, International Competition Animation Avantgarde, Vienna Independent Shorts International Film Festival, Vienna, Austria.
Special AwardAnimafest Zagreb 2010 World Festival of Animated Film, Zagreb, Croatia.
Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Animatou, Festival International du film d’animation. Genève, Switzerland.
Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Disposable Film Festival. San Francisco, EE.UU.
Short Film CornerCannes Film Festival, Cannes, France.
International Trickfilm Festival, Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart, Germany.
Filmfest Dresden, International Short Film Festival, Dresden, Germany.
Tampere Film Festival, Tampere, Finland.
Offscreen Film Festival, Cinema Nova, Brussels, Belgium.
ANIMAC, Muestra Internacional de Cine de Animación de Cataluña, Lleida, Spain.

2009
Grand Prix Wooden Wolf PrizeAnimated Dreams, Animation Film Festival, Tallinn, Estonia.
1st Prize, Best International FilmFantoche International Animation Film Festival, Baden, Switzerland.
Grand Jury Prize for Best Short FilmFIBABC (Festival Iberoamericano de Cortometrajes ABC), Madrid, Spain.
Special Mention Jury Prize, 16º Valdivia International Film Festival, Valdivia, Chile.
EMAF (European Media Arts Festival)” in Osnabrueck, Germany.
Kunstfilm Biennale, Cologne & Bonn, Germany.
Breda International Film Festival in Breda, Netherlands.

2008
Literaturwerkstatt Berlin Prize at the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin, Germany.
2nd Place Award at Fairplay Film and Video Award Festival, Lugano, Switzerland.
Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano in Habanna, Cuba.
Illustrative 2008 Contemporary Art Festival, Zurich, Switzerland.
DLA (Discovering Latin America) Film Festival, London, England.
Product Festival of Contemporary Art, Varna, Bulgaria.
Interfilm, International Short Film Festival, Berlin, Germany