David-Perez Karmadavis (born in 1976, Dominican Republic) is a Guatemala-based painter and illustrator known for his performance and video works, including Estructura completa (Complete Structure), which was shown at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011. Solo exhibitions: Irregular, Piegatto Gallery, Guatemala (2015); Morisoñando Presentado, NUMUS, Proyectos Ultravioleta y Poporopo (2015); Karmadavis: Art, Justice, Transition, Essex University, London (2013); Mitos De La Caverna, Cultural Center of Spain, Santo Domingo (2011); Proyectos, Museum of Modern Art, Dominican Republic (2008). David-Perez Karmadavis participated in more than 40 group exhibitions, including the 54th Venice Biennale; Art Biennial, Santiago (22, 23, 24, 25); Miami Performances International Festival (2013); 60th International Exhibition Performance Artists, Museo del Barrio of New-York; V Caribbean Biennial Museum of Modern Art, Dominican Republic; National Bienniale
of Visual Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Dominican Republic (24, 26); Biennale Iberoamericana Inquieta
Imagen V, San José. Karmadavis received the special prize Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros with a residence in Soma Mexico (2010); Residence Award at the Spinola Banna Foundation, Turin (2010); Grant and Franklin Furnace Fund grant, New York (2009); Grant for artistic aids, CCE / GT Guatemala (2009). He lives and works in Guatemala.