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Education

 

2017 - 2019

MFA Master in Fine Arts at Goldsmiths University of London, UK

 

2009 - 2011  

Master in Teoria i Pràctica del Projecte d'Arquitectura ETSAB, UPC

 

2006  

Licensed at Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (ETSAB-UPC)

 

2004

Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Ticino, Switzerland

 

 

Solo exhibitions

 

2019

Babelia & Other Stories, Fundació VilaCasas, Museu d'Escultura, Palafrugell, Spain

Politics of translation, with Sofia Uquillas and Paul Wood, curated by Carolina Lio, The Stone Space Gallery, London, UK

 

2018

Utopias and Heterotopias, with Saba Giani and Martine Usdin, Maverick Space, London, UK

Politics of translation, with Sofia Uquillas and Paul Wood, curated by Carolina Lio, Gold X, Deptford X Fringe Festival, London, UK

 

2015

La construcció d'una atmosfera, Espacio Micus, Ibiza

 

2014 

L’altre paisatge, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona

Empooling, Museo Antón, Candás, Asturias 

 

2013

SHUI, Chinese European Art Center, CEAC, Xiamen, China 

La ressonància de la matèria, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona 

Struggle for Pleasure, II Festival Miradas de Mujeres. Piramidón Centre D’Art Contemporani, Barcelona 

   

2012  

Gravitacions, Centre d’Art S’Alamera, Ibiza, Spain 

European Ceramic Workcentre (EKWC) s’-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

 

  

Group exhibitions

 

2019

Art Los Angeles Contemporary Fair, Union Pacific Gallery (London, UK), Los Angeles, USA

Paisatges essencials, curated by Carolina Lio, JUSTMADX, Palacio de Neptuno, Madrid, Spain

Paisatges essencials, curated by Carolina Lio, JUSTLX, Museu da Carris, Lisbon, Portugal

Palau Casavells, Girona, Spain

Contornos de luz, Galeria Aurora, Barcelona

 

2018

Syntonic State, curated by Lynda Shevlin, TULCA Festival of Visual Arts, Galway, Irland

Dreaming a possibility. Dialogue between the Fundació Vila Casas and DKV collections, Espai Volart, Barcelona

 

2017

El Pliegue, Galeria Aurora, Barcelona

Cal·ligrafies, Palau de Casavells, Girona

Paper Geographies, Cercle Artístic de Sant LLuc, Barcelona

 

2016

Art Tèxtil, Fundació Gaspar, Barcelona 

Shui, Galeria Palau de Casavells, Girona, Spain

Biennal d'Art Paper, Riudebitlles, Barcelona

Premis Pintura, Fundació Vila Casas, Can Framis, Barcelona

L'espai invisible, curated by Rosa Pera, 25th Anniversary Piramidon C.A.C., Barcelona

Seto City Cultural Centre, Seto, Japan

 

2015

Out of place, curated by Rosa Pera, FAD, Barcelona

 

2014  

Lincantropia, Llotja del Tint, Banyoles, Girona, Spain

Hace falta un aislador, Piramidón Centre D’Art Contemporani, Barcelona

CICA, Museu de Ceràmica, Alcorà, Valencia, Spain

 

2013  

Analogies, Porcelain Walls next to Antoni Tàpies and Miquel Barceló, Galeria Artur Ramón Art, Barcelona 

Esprit Porcelain, Musée National Adrien Dubouché de Limoges, France

 

2012

Miami Art Fair, Black Square Gallery, Miami, USA

Porcelain Walls S ExpoFAD, FAD Foment de les Arts I Disseny, Barcelona

Finalists of the Cube Cultura Art Prize 2012, Galeria Poncho y Curro, Guadalajara, México

Sobre la relatividad, XVI Concurso de Cerámica, III Encuentro internacional, Valladolid, Spain 

 

 

Commissions 

 

2018 - 2019

(On going) Figa, commission to design a jewellery in collaboration with Enric MAJORAL, Barcelona

 

2016

Inicación a la sombra, scenograpphy for a performance with Sira Hernández (musician, piano), Pau Arán (dancer, Pina Bausch Co.) and Manuel Galiana, Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain

 

2014  

Iniciació a l'ombra, scenograpphy for a performance with Sira Hernández (musician, piano) and Pau Arán (dancer, Pina Bausch Co.), Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona

La Congiunta, permanent installation at AMPO Think-Tank, Idiazabal, Basque Country, Spain

The Cloud, permament installation at Ushaïa Club, Ibiza, Spain 

 

 

Awards


2016

Finalist at Fundació Vila Casas Pintura Award, Barcelona

Second award Biennal d'Art en Paper de Riudebitlles, Barcelona

Finalist at Fundació Arranz-Bravo, Premi Arts Visuals FAB'16, Barcelona

 

2015

Grant award: Seto International Ceramic & Glass Art Exchange Program, Seto, Aichi, Japan

 

2014  
Grant award: Beca Antón de ayuda a la creación escultórica
Finalist at CICA Awards, Alcorà, Valencia, Spain
 
2012  
Barcelona ArtFAD Awards to Porcelain Walls S
First award Cube Cultura Art sculpture category, Guadalajara, México
Finalist Cube Cultura Art Prize 2012 mural category, Guadalajara, México

 

 

Artist-in-residence and grants

2016
Residency at Chinese European Art Centre, Xiamen, China

2015
Residency at Seto International Ceramic & Glass Art Exchange Program, Seto, Aichi, Japan
 
2014  
Residency at Museu Molí Paperer de Capellades, Barcelona
 
2013  
Residency at Chinese European Art Centre, Xiamen, China
Grant from Institut d’Estudis Baleàrics, Suport a activitats de promoció i projecció exterior de la cultura
 
2012
Residency at European Ceramic Workcentre (EKWC), s’-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
From  2012  Residency at Piramidón Centre D’Art Contemporani, Barcelona
Grant from Fundació Centre del Vidre, Barcelona

2008  
Multiples in Ceramics at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
 
2003  
Grant to study at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Ticino, Switzerland
 
2002  
Grant from Fundación Mies Van der Rohe for a Forum and Workshop with Elia Zenghelis, Athens and Spetses, Greece
 

 

Accademia, publications, lectures and others

 

2017

Lecture for the Washington University de Saint Louis, Fundació Enric Miralles, Barcelona

 

2016

Lecture and workshop professor "Paper Geographies" at Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Ticino, Switzerland

Lecture for the Washington University de Saint Louis, Fundació Enric Miralles, Barcelona

Lecture at the Master in Ephemeral Architecture and Temporary Spaces at Elisava Barcelona School of Design and Engineering

Teacher director for a project course at the Master in Ephemeral Architecture and Temporary Spaces de Elisava Barcelona School of Design and Engineering

De la contemporaneïtat de Ramon Llull al misticisme de l’art, published article, El Procés magazine

 

2015

Masterclass at ESADE Business School, Barcelona

"Dia de l'Art" lecture at Escola Doctor Rubert, Camprodon, Spain

 

2014

Selected artist to participate at “Art i futur” project by “El país que volem”

Masterclass at ESADE Business School, Barcelona

 

2013             

Invited artist to the II Festival Miradas de Mujeres panel discussion in Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona

Jury member at the Racons Públics Barcelona competition at FAD, Barcelona

Lecture at Escola Superior de Disseny i Art Llotja, Barcelona

 

2009-2013    

Atelier teacher at the Architecture School of Barcelona, ETSAB - UPC, Barcelona

 

2011            

Workshop teacher Architectonic Models Workshop, ETSAB - UPC, Barcelona

Qüestió de forma, published article, Edificio Collage, Rahola Vidal, Ed. Actar Barcelona

Dos Paseos por el Poble Espanyol, published article, Quaderns d’Arquitectura, Barcelona

Research: Dos Paseos por el Poble Espanyol, ETSAB_Departament de Projectes Arquitectònics UPC, Tutor: Xavier Monteys, Barcelona, 2011 Download PDF 

 

2008-2010    

Atelier teacher at the master Proyectos del S.XXI, ETSAB - UPC, Barcelona

Coordinator and workshop teacher at La Ciudad Posible, ETSAB - UPC, Barcelona

In-hand. Innovative Handicraft, Barcelona, Florence (Italy), Limoges (France), Bourgas (Bulgaria)

 

2008             

Coordinator and atelier teacher Prototypes Glass International Workshop ETSAB - UPC and FCVB, Barcelona

Edited book: Prototypes01 Glass Workshop Edicions ETSAB UPC, ISBN978-84-608-0982-1

 

 

 

Collaborators

 

Assistants: Rob Kuster, Johanna Motschmann, Danny Xu, Greta Serra, Salim Bayri, Hiroki Uemura, Tomoka Nitta, Shisato Sekikawa, Adrià Ruiz

Companies/Institutions: Majoral, Col·lectiu 1919 (Kati Riquelme), Dixon Glass London, Barcelona Glass Studio (Ferran Collado), Seto Ceramic & Glass Centre, Museu Molí Paperer de Capellades, AMPO, Kangsi Art, Yunyao Taoci, European Optical Polymers, EKWC, Vidres Gibernau, Escola d’Art del Treball, Fundació Centre del Vidre Barcelona

Photography: Corey Bartles Anderson, Oskar Proctor, Liz Calvi, Raquel Martínez, Xiao Ye, Roberto Castaño, SRM 

Graphic Design: Yvonne Blanco, SRM

Web development: egluu