Simon(e) Jaikiriuma Paetau

Simon(e) Jaikiriuma Paetau is a German-Colombian interdisciplinary artist. Their works are dealing with queer decoloniality. Their films have premiered at Documenta14, Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, and won the prize for Best Director at the International Cartagena Film Festival, the Emerging Talent Prize at kurzfilmtage Oberhausen and a nomination for the Queer Palm in Cannes 2022. Paetau’s performance works and video installations have premiered at Wexner Center for the Arts, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Monitoring Kassel Dokfest, Cinemateca de Bogotá and the 11th Berlin Biennale.

As of August 2022