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BIO
Born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. He resides in Barcelona where he combines his work as a Photography teacher with the production of personal works. He holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Fine Arts of the Basque Country University, from which he receives a grant to develop the photographic project Conexiones in an artist residence in Arteleku Art Center in San Sebastián.
Later he moves to Barcelona to study at the International School of Photography GrisArt and a MA on Curatorial and Cultural Practices in Art and New Media at ESDI High School. His work has been selected internationally at festivals as Helsinki Photo Festival (Finland), Voies Off Awards (France) and Addis Foto Fest (Ethiopia).

EDUCATION
2003          MA on Curatorial and Cultural Practices in Art and New Media. MECAD,ESDI. Barcelona. Spain.
1996-97  Grisart International School of Photography. Barcelona, Spain.
1989-94  Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts. Basque Country University. Leioa- Vizcaya, Spain.

AWARDS / GRANTS
2018  
PH21 GALLERY. Nocturnal, a Curated International Photography Exhibition. Budapest, Hungary – Selected.
2018  IPA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS. Los Angeles, EE.UU. – Winner 2nd Prize.
2018  HELSINKI PHOTO FESTIVAL. Helsinki, Finland – Winner.
2016  ADDIS FOTO FEST. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Selected.
2016  ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL. Athens, Greece – Shortlisted.
2014  VOIES OFF AWARDS. Arles, France – Selected.
2003  BAC! IV Barcelona International Contemporary Art Festival. Spain – Selected.
2003  VAD Festival Internacional de Video i Arts Digitals. Girona, Spain – Selected.
2003  BARCELONA VISUAL SOUND, Festival Audiovisual de Creació Jove. Barcelona, Spain – Selected.
2003  VIDÉOFORMES, Parallèles Official Selection, 18ème Festival International d’Arts et multimédia video of Clermont-Ferrand, France – Selected.
2003  FESTIVAL ENVÍDEO. Cáceres, Spain – Selected.
2003  IX FESTIVAL d’IMATGES en MOVIMENT, State Fair Video. Calella, Spain – Selected.
2002  10 º CANARIASMEDIAFEST, International Festival of Video and Multimedia of Canarias. Las Palmas de Gran Canarias, Spain – Selected.
2002  Premios LUX, Photography National Award. Barcelona, Spain – Finalist.
2002  3a MOSTRA d’ART SONOR i VISUAL. Barcelona, Spain – Selected.
2001  Premios LUX, Photography National Award. Barcelona, Spain – Winner Silver LUX.
1998  VOIES OFF AWARDS. Arles, France – Selected.
1994  Grant from the University of the Basque Country to develop the series Conexiones in an artists in residence in Arteleku. San Sebastián, Spain.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016  Insomnia. La Grey, Space for Contemporary Creation. SCAN Tarragona 2016, International Photography Festival. Spain.
1999  Shide. GrisArt, International School of Photography. Barcelona, Spain.
1997  Conexiones. GrisArt, International School of Photography. Barcelona, Spain.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
EXHIBITIONS
2018  Insomnia. PH21 GALLERY. Nocturna, a curated international photography exhibition. Budapest, Hungary. (November 8 – December 1, 2018 )
2018  Insomnia. HELSINKI PHOTO FESTIVAL. Galleria Futura and Kellohalli. Helsinki, Finland.
2017  Insomnia. Hashtag2, LÉUCADE GALLERY. Murcia, Spain.
2016  Insomnia. ADDIS FOTO FEST. Sheraton Addis H. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
1994  Conexiones. Measure the body, measure the city, ARTELEKU. San Sebastián, Spain.
1994  Conexiones. Measure the body, measure the city, SALA ARABA. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
1990  Fine Arts. Cultural Hall of the City of Eibar. Eibar, Spain.
PROJECTIONS
2014  Insomnia. VOIES OFF AWARDS, Archbishop’s Palace court-yard. Arles, France.
2013  GETXO PHOTO. Sala Torrene: Ametsak. Es tiempo de nuevos sueños. Getxo, Spain.
2003  Citerea. Video Art. BAC! IV CCCB, Centre for Contemporary Culture in Barcelona. Spain.
2003  Citerea. Video Art. BAC! IV MACBA, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art. Spain.
2003  Citerea. VAD Festival Internacional de Video i Arts Digitals, Cinemas Truffaut. Girona, Spain.
2003  Citerea. BARCELONA VISUAL SOUND, Centre Cultural La Farinera del Clot. Barcelona, Spain.
2003  Citerea. VIDÉOFORMES, Parallèles Official Selection, 15ème Avenue. Clermont-Ferrand, France.
2003  Citerea. STRIPART 8.0 Mostra de joves creadors, Espai Jove Boca Nord. Barcelona, Spain.
2003  Citerea. FESTIVAL ENVÍDEO. Gran Teatro. Cáceres, Spain.
2003  Citerea. IX FESTIVAL d’IMATGES en MOVIMENT, State Fair Video. Sala L’Esplai. Calella, Spain.
2002  Citerea. 10 º CANARIASMEDIAFEST, Museo Elder de la Ciencia y Tecnología. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
2002  Citerea. CON-MUTACIONES 2002. C. C. Delicias and C.C. La Almozara. Zaragoza, Spain.
2002  Citerea. 3a MOSTRA d’ART SONOR i VISUAL. Convent de Sant Agustí. Barcelona, Spain.
1998  Conexiones, VOIES OFF AWARDS, Archbishop’s Palace court-yard. Arles, France.