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Geometra

2015

Size

100 x 70 x 3 cm
39.37 x 28 x 1.18 in

Reference

b139feb4

Year

2015

Medium

Photography

Variable dimensions. The piece Geometra constructs a constellation of narrations and images that relate poetry and science, fiction and analytical language. This work -in the process because it is conceived in the manner of Borges's infinite library- was presented in a first phase in the individual exhibition that I made in the Artium Museum of Vitoria-Gasteiz in 2015 under the generic title of unbreakable toys and is intended like a notebook and a giant house of cards that complement each other.

1967 , Spain

Born in Bilbao, 1967. Studied Fine Arts at the University of the Basque Country and graduated in 1990. She then began to show her work professionally, with regular exhibitions in galleries, art centres, fairs and national and international museums, making her career as a plastic artist compatible with art education. From 2000 until 2003 she lived in New York, completing her training in the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in 2003 having received an arts grant from the Marcelino Botín Foundation. Art: Winner of Gure Artea 2016 Award in recognition of her creative activity; has held shows in prestigious institutions including Museo Guggenheim Bilbao; ISCP, New York; Instituto Cervantes in Beijing, China and Tokyo, Japan; Erotic Museum, New York; Museo ARTIUM, Vitoria-Gasteiz; Museo TEA, Tenerife; Casa Encendida, Madrid; Fundación BilbaoArte and Vanguardia Galleries, Bilbao and Raquel Ponce, Madrid. Her latest individual exhibition took place at the Museo ARTIUM in Vitoria-Gasteiz in 2015. She is currently developing a new research line made possible by the granting of Funding from the BBVA Foundation for Research and Cultural Creation (2016). ArtEducation: Mabi has a good few years’ experience behind her in the field of formal art teaching, having recently taught Sculpture and Projects at the Art School in Pamplona; while, in the area of non-formal teaching, she has collaborated on occasion with the Educational Departments of the Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao Museum of Fine Arts and the Museo ARTIUM de Vitoria-Gasteiz. She has been invited to run Workshops and Master’s Seminars at the Fine Arts Faculties of Cuenca and of the UPV/EHU, and has led specific workshops for institutions that include the Azkuna Zentroa in Bilbao and the Troconiz Santacoloma Foundation in Portugalete. She developed the artEducation PlayTime prototype: a project to bring Art and Visual Culture closer to the general public.

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Address

Bilbao, Ald de Mazarredo 19

Galería Vanguardia was founded in 1984. Since its opening focuses its attention on the dissemination and commercialization of the most current contemporary art and new trends. An average of 6/7 individual annual exhibitions are carried out, both by national and foreign artists. New technologies are always present in our programming, complementing wit...

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