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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Juan David González Monroy

Juan David GONZÁLEZ MONROY (1983, Colombia) is a visual artist based in Berlin. Since 2010, he has been working with the German artist Anja Dornieden under the moniker OJOBOCA. Their body of work consists of short films, performances, installations and workshops. OJOBOCA has presented its works internationally at a wide variety of venues. Both González Monroy and Dornieden are members of the artist-run film lab LaborBerlin.


(all short) The Circle of Confusion (2008), Tunnels (2009), How to Catch a Mole (2009), And It Was Good (2009, doc), Awe Shocks (2011, co-dir), Oro parece (2012, co-dir), The Handeye (2012, co-dir), Eigenheim (2012, co-dir), A Flea’s Skin Would Be Too Big for You (2013, co-dir), Come and Dance with Me (2013, co-dir), Gente perra/Dog People (2014, co-dir), Wolkenschatten/Cloud Shadow (2014, co-dir), The Masked Monkeys (2015, co-dir), Heliopolis Heliopolis (2017, co-dir), The Skin Is Good (2018, co-dir), Comfort Stations (2018, co-dir)

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Juan David González Monroy at IFFR

  • The Hot and the Cold

    OJOBOCA uses film and slide projectors for anaglpyh 3D images, stroboscopes and music to evoke a magical world in answer to an unhappy history.

    • Synergetic
  • The Masked Monkeys

    Satirising ethnographic documentary, OJOBOCA documents the training of masked monkeys whose performances take us to where shadows, dreams and death me

    • Bright Future
    • Bright Future Short
  • Wolkenschatten

    Hypnotising slideshow of weathered images presents itself as a relic of an impressive event full of trauma and wonder.

    • As Long As It Takes: Short
  • Comfort Stations

    A found set of images and sounds with an instruction text make a special type of film. Comfort Stations manifests itself as some sort of psychological

    • Bright Future Short