Raised queer in Southern United States and the Caribbean, Coralina Rodriguez Meyer is a semi-able indigenous-Colombian-American cultural translator who examines the intersections minority identity and structural violence incise on the body.
After studying painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art, she received a BFA in Architecture from Parsons the New School (2004) and an MFA in Combined Media from Hunter College (2013). She completed fellowships at Syracuse University Florence studying Italian urban design (2003), at Universität der Künste (with Hito Steyerl) researching Nazi utopian master planning (2011), and at the Museo de Sitio Machu Picchu translating Quipu social structures to Inca urbanism (2012). Her work has been featured in group exhibitions at the Bronx Museum, Miami Art Museum, the Smithsonian Museum DC, Miami University Museum, Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin, NYU Kimmel Center, Bitforms, No Longer Empty, Andrew Edlin, AIR Gallery, and Corcoran Gallery of Art.
She has been awarded grants, fellowships and residencies by Leutz Riedel, Graf travel grant from the City University of New York, VSA Arts, the Kennedy Center, Mildred’s Lane and the Bronx Museum Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) program. She has lectured at Hunter College, Parsons and the Brooklyn Museum. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Village Voice, Hyperallergic, Paper magazine, UK Metro, Time Out New York, ArtFCity, Nylon and Jezebel.