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The Dream Follows the Mouth (of the one who interprets it)
2018
video installation

Installation view:

Itinerarios XXIV
2018
Botin Foundation, Santander,ES

Double Dreamers (no1)
2018
digital printing, iron and glass
variable dimension

An Ornamental Way of Moving
2016
Video installation
13’42”

Installation view:

Recurrent Patterns
2016
Santa Inés, Sevilla, ES

Recurrent Patterns
(sculpture 1)
2016
Mix media
70 x 125 x 30 cm

Installation view:

Decorative Elements
2016
CAAC, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, ES

Installation view:

Decorative Elements
2016
CAAC, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, ES

Installation view:

Decorative Elements
2016
CAAC, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, ES

Installation view:

Decorative Elements
2016
CAAC, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, ES

Over the Nose, a Corona; Over the Mouth an ‘Ovolo’
2016
Paper, steel boning, copper and paint
150 x 273 x 45 cm

Installation view:

I hear you singing in the wire
2016
Arcade, London, UK

Without equivalent proportions
2016
Steel boning, paper
84 x 42 x 35 cm

Tested by measurements
2016
Steel boning, wood, paper
41 x 46 x 35 cm

Limbs Describe Curves
2015
Video installation
12’38”

How To Make Heavens in Sections
2015
Mixed media
Variable measures

How To Make A Rainbow Or Arch Appear In The Sky
2015
Mixed media
Variable measures

Yet the sky is still the same
2014
Site specific performance at the Serpentine Gallery
Choreographed by Barbara Gamper.
Performed by John Tan, Dominika Dwernicka, Emilie Graham, Samntha Perry, Mélissa Sirol and Fiona Harvey

Harmonic Motion (detail)
2014
Espaidos Sala Muncunill, Barcelona, ES

Installation view:

Harmonic Motion
2014
Espaidos Sala Muncunill, Barcelona, ES

Leonor Serrano Rivas, b. 1986, ES. Lives and works in London

 

Education

MFA Fine Arts. Goldsmiths University of London, GB

BFA Fine Arts. Faculty of Arts and Communication. European University of Madrid

BA Architect. Faculty of Architecture. European University of Madrid

 

Solo shows

2019 

(upcoming) C3A, Cordoba, ES 

2017

Sala de Arte Joven, Madrid, ES

2016

Sala Santa Isabel. Seville, ES

2015

Galería Marta Cervera. Madrid, ES

2014

Harmonic Motion, Terrassa Comissariat 2014, EspaiDos de la sala Muncunill. Terressa, Barcelona, ES

2011

Surplus Work: The Non/display of Swedish Labor Movement Art, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg, SE

 


Group shows (selection)

2019

(upcoming) La cuestion es Encontrar ese Camino, Centro Cultural de España en México, Mexico City, MX

2018

(upcoming) Young London, V22, London, UK
Empty your Lungs as Much as Possible and Repeat the Exercise, Arcade, London, UK
Itinerarios XXIV, Botín Foundation, Santander, ES

2017

The Resistance of Transparency, Centro Párraga, Murcia, ES

Do. El Método BO, JC, JD, JME, LSR, Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon, PT

A Gesture In Motion, A Line In Time, Wimbledon Space, London, UK

Cervantes Birth-House Museum, Madrid, ES

En los cantos nos diluimos, Comunidad de Madrid Young Art Center, Madrid, ES

2016

New Contemporaries ICA 2016, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

¿Qué piensas, qué sienten, los artistas andaluces ahora?, CAAC, Seville, ES

Contemporary Art, E-WERK. Freiburg, DE

MUPAM, Malaga, ES

New Contemporaries 2016, Bluecoat Gallery (Liverpool Biennial), Liverpool, UK

All the Imagined Sites, El Palmeral, Malaga, ES

I hear you singing in the wire, Arcade, London, UK

Four Seasons in Russian Art, Collection of Russian Museum, San Petersburg/ Malaga, Malaga, ES

2015

Out of Site, Jose la Fuente Gallery, Santander, ES

And the Soft Ground in the Garden Was also a Constellation…, Lychee One Gallery, London, UK

Goldsmiths MFA Final Art Degree Show, London, UK

¿Por qué no lo llamas entropía?, Tiro al Blaco Galería.  Guadalajara, MX

2014

Journey, Arebyte Gallery, London, UK

Encuentros Arte Contemporaneo, EAC XIV, Instituto Alicantino de la Cultura Juan Gil-Albert, Alicante, ES

Cine Bogart. Imaginar un edificio, CentroCentro, Madrid, ES

Generación 2014, La Casa Encendida, Caja Madrid Art Project. Madrid, ES

2013

Raw material, Galeria Sicart, Vilafranca de Penedés, Barcelona, ES

Madrid ¿Im?Posible, CentroCentro, Madrid, ES

INSTANTÁNEAS. Representaciones y apropiaciones a un contexto próximo, LAB Laboratorio de Arte Joven, Murcia, ES

Hacer en lo cotidiano, Comunidad de Madrid Young Art Center, Madrid, ES

2012

Tabacalera, Promotion Art Space, Madrid, ES

Injuve 2012_ Visual Arts, Madrid, ES

Architecture 2012, COA Malaga, Malaga, ES

Final Architecture Project exhibition, COAM, Madrid, ES

Premi Miquel Casablancas, Sant Andreu Contemporani 2012, Barcelona, ES

V edición del Festival Internacional de Arte Independiente Incubarte, Incubarte, Valencia, ES

MálagaCrea 2012 New andalusian’s artist open call, CAC Málaga, Málaga, ES

Ambits d’intrusió, Centre Civic Can Felipa. Barcelona, ES

2011

Blog 11, emancipation,Comunidad de Madrid Young Art Center, ES

Intransit 2011, CAM, Madrid, ES

XII Premio ABC de Arte, ABC Museum. Madrid, ES

2010

Madrid Retiro’ s out doors pavilion, Galería Material, Madrid, ES

2009

Temporary spaces, places ephemeral elements of urban appropriation: Urbanaction, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES

2008

Larataconbotas, XI Venice Architecture Biennale, EveryVille, Venice, IT

 

Performance

2017

(Solo) The Swiss Church. London, GB.

2016

(Solo) Chisenhale Studios. “Between the Mouth and the Nose”, London

Chisenhale Dance Studio. “Citizens”, London

2014

(Solo) Saturday Walks. “Yet The Sky Is Still The Same”. Serpentine Galleries. London, GB.

Grants, Awards, Fellowships (selection)

2017

Arts Council of England Grants for the Arts, UK

Matadero Madrid, ES

2016

Botín Foundation International Visual Arts Grant, ES

New Contemporaries. Bloomberg Philanthropies and Art Council England. GB. ARCO Madrid 2016. Young Art award Solan de Cabras, ES

Funding & Mentoring prize: Goldsmiths University & Chisenhale Studios, UK

Funding & Mentoring prize: Iniciarte 2016, ES

2015

Red Mansion Art Price (shortlisted), Beijing, CN – London, UK

2013

Funding & Mentoring prize: Generación 2014, Caja Madrid Art Projects, ES

2012

Award (First Prize): PFC COAM landscaping. Official College of Architects of Madrid. ES.

Award (Second Prize):Injuve. Youth’s Institute, Ministry of Culture, Spanish Government, ES

Award: MálagaCrea 2012 (selection) Invisible Cities. Malaga City Council and Regional government of Andalusia, ES

Production grant: Stress Test, Espacio Trapezio. Art production grant. ES.

2011

Award: Blog 11, emancipation. European University of Madrid, ES

Award workshop and exhibition: Intransit. Artists and Creators Platform, Complutense University of Madrid, ES

Award (Mention). XII Premio ABC de Arte. ABC Museum, ES

Award: Centre Cívic Can Felipa. Site specific project. Barcelona, ES

Funding & Mentoring prize: Fundación Arte y Derecho: Proposals 2011. XV Call of visual aids, ES

2010

Award (Accesit): XXI Premio de Grabado Máximo Ramos 2010. Centro Torrente Ballester. ES

2008

Award (Mention): XI Venice Architecture Biennale. Venecia, IT

 

Workshops, Residencies, Talks and Round-table, Curatorial Projects and Other Events (selection)

2017

Residency: Tokyo Worder Site, Tokyo, JA

2016

Teaching: Workshop and talk. Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM), Madrid, ES

Round table: Collection of Russian Museum, San Petersburg/ Malaga, ES

2015

Teaching: Workshop and talk. London School of Communication (LCC), London, UK

Round table: COAM. Madrid, ES

Event: Tenderbooks Del uno sin el otro, London, UK

Teaching Assistant: Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster, London, UK

Workshop: Around the Corner, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES

2014

Curatorial: ICA’s studio forum member. ICA, London, UK

Workshop: Let’s Play. Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, ES

Curatorial: Espacio trapézio. Part of the curatorial team. Madrid, ES

2013

Workshop: DÉTOURNEMENT. Revueltas cotidianas. LAB Laboratorio de Arte   Joven. Murcia, ES

Artists invited to Praxis and Context of Contemporary Art International Symposium, Fundación Eugénio de Almeida. Evora, PT

Artists invited to  Café Dossier, Madrid, ES

Artist’s talk: Private collection 2. Exhibition Hacer en lo cotidiano, Comunidad de Madrid Young Art Center. Madrid, ES

Curatorial: Licencias. Espacio trapézio. Madrid, ES

2012

Round table: Habitación, El ranchito, Matadero. Madrid, ES

Artist’s talk: Domestic connections, Stress test. Espacio Trapézio. Madrid, ES

2011

Artist’s talk: My establish living space, Intransit 2011. C Arte C. Madrid, ES

Residency: I Encontro artistas novos, Ciudade da Cultura Galicía, Santiago de Compostela, ES

Roundtable: Matadero de Madrid. ADOEM, Virtual exchange project with Seoul, Korea, Madrid, ES