is the of Spanish art. Lives and works between has been awarded with several prizes for the last five years and has participated in collective exhibitions together with names such as , 2007 belongs to a series of pieces where public funds are wasted for apparently absurd ends.
has been a familiar figure in the alternative art venues of Spain since 1989. His work deals with social notions of pretentiousness and falseness, researches into the social gauges imposed by culture through the mass media. 2007, plays with the concept of artistic identity while mocking around with the city’s improvised illegal markets of cultural piracy. Other Spanish artists’ real works are base for the fake pieces at the supposed sale.
His work of a defined conceptual character, deals with the concept of negation. Through different techniques of removal, cancellation or redundancy, the works often questions its own physicality and saleability. , 2009 presented in this exhibition consists of a long period project that does exactly what its title describes in different places and through different installations. The piece has already been shown, and the message spread in Madrid, New York, Miami, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Berlin and the .
, 2009, mimics an actual IKEA’s furniture guide, modified so that by the use of four specific IKEA chairs, one can build (and own) the artist’s piece, the guides are given for free. An example of the piece is presented at the exhibition space to give physicality to the witty commentary.
The Madrid-based artist exhibits her work at Spain, France, Japan and U.S.A. She received the 2008 prize, an award of utmost relevance in newcomers.
is a project for reflection, action and experimentation in modern art publishing that promotes and carries out artistic projects specifically conceived to be published through alternative channels to the conventional world of publishing. , 2008, is a sphere shaped street vending machine (an ordinary object in Madrid) that sells little plastic objects, usually toys, inside plastic capsules. These little objects have been removed and replaced by original pieces created for this show by the artists, and are sold during the show for the price of the equivalent to one euro.
He is one of the most international and prominent artists in Spain today and whose works are included in some of the most important art collections of the world such as the
This multidisciplinary artist is engaged within an autobiographical research, that comments on the contradictions that are inherent to the artist’s role in the contemporary capitalist society. His work is a reflection of art in a double sense. has exhibit extensively throughout the world and has participated in international events such as the .
. He has participated in international events like , 2009, plays with the double meaning of (Spanish), which means to fold or to double. He makes origami with bank notes, which in turn raises the value of them.