I have created Unlock, the first publishing fair dedicated to graffiti and street art. The first edition of Unlock took place in Barcelona in October 2016. Its four-day programme included readings, lectures, presentations, and the participation of more than 50 publishers from Europe and America.
Seminar with Adam, Akay and Wermke Leinkauf
By invitation of the UIMP, I directed this seminar with a group of artists whose work has quietly revolutionised the field of encounter between graffiti and contemporary art. Building upon the ideas of situationist psychogeography, the analysis of the work of these artists was presented as a guide to study graffiti from new and revealing perspectives.
Solo exhibition and residence by Eltono
I co-curated the exhibition Deambular by Eltono in Artium Museum, the first solo exhibition in a Spanish museum by an artist coming from the street art scene. In more than two weeks of residency Eltono used both the exhibition space and the streets as workshop, stage and material. The result is a series of simple and modest projects that effortlessly involve the viewer in a magical experience of the city.
I curated the exhibition Postgraffiti, geometry and abstraction with MOMO and Eltono for the Fundación Caixa Galicia in A Coruña. The exhibition space was used as an archive of photographs and videos of pieces the artists had produced in the street following their usual methodologies. As a main feature I commissioned Eltono to produce a hybrid project between the street and the exhibition space, following the line of work he had started to explore the previous year.