about 

kika espejo (spain, 1982) is a multidisciplinary artist, curator, and artists manager. In her artistic practice,

 

 

rk combines elements of action art, photography, video, and installation. espejo holds a master degree in fine arts in photography, video and related media by the school of visual arts, usa. her work has been shown in art spaces such as centro de historia (zaragoza, apain), dmy festival (berlin, germany), anthology film archives (new york, usa), dimensions variable (miami, usa), cave (new york, usa), among others. She also collaborated with the solomon r. guggenheim museum "stillspotting nya" project in 2011.  espejo is the director of the espejo organization for the arts, an organization she founded in 2013 to support international emerging and mid-career artists in the US. 

 

selected solo exhibitions 

 

2016-05   Palabras de Aliento (Words of Breath). Rabbithole Projects Brooklyn, NY (USA)                     EOarts Performance Art Series.

2014-06    What I Think I Am. SOAK Festival 2014. CAVE. Brooklyn, NY (USA)                                          Curated by Ximena Garnica and Shigue Moriyama

2010-06    La Retorica del Abandono. Traveling exhibition (Spain)

               Sala Multicaja de Zaragoza 

               Sala Multicaja, Huesca,

               Curated by Miriam Sanchez

2009-05    La Retorica del Abandono. Espacio en Blanco. Zaragoza (Spain)

2008-08    That Feeling I Like to Call Art. A's Space. New York, NY (USA)

                Curated by Arleen Schloss

 

selected group exhibitions 

2015-06      Bushwick Open Studios. Contemporary Art Practice Studio, Brooklyn, NY (USA)

2015-04      Making History. Storefront Ten Eyck Gallery Brooklyn, NY (USA)

                 Curated by Krista Saunders Scenna and Dexter Wimberly

2013-08      After School. Dimensions Variable, Miami, FL (USA) 

                 Curated by Annia Moussawel

2012-06       2012. School of Visual Arts Gallery. New York, NY (USA)

                 Curated by Bonnie Yochelson

2012-06      Oxheart Festival. Brooklyn, NY (USA)

                 Curated by Bryn Larson

2011-09       YANS & RETO. Anthology Film Archives. New York, NY (USA)

                 Curated by Jana Leo 

2011-08       National Association of Women Artist Annual Show. New York, NY (USA)

                Curated by Susan G. Hammong

2011-07       Stillspotting NYC. Solomon R. Guggenheim Web Projects.

                 Curated by David van der Leer

2011-06       DMY International Design Festival. Berlin, (Germany)

                 Curated by Hannes Böhringer, Axel Kufus, and Hans Hansen.

2011-04       YEP. Gallery 136. New York, NY (USA)

2010-09      Muestra AJ 2010. Traveling Exhibition (Spain)

                 Escuela de Artes Zaragoza

                 Museo de Teruel 

                 Museo de Huesca 

                 Curated by Antonio Royo

2009-09      OPENART2009. Centro de Historia de Zaragoza, (Spain)

                 Curated by Esteban Ruiz and Luis Calvo Anguis

2009-09      2009 Slideslam ICP/Bard Slideslam, Long Island City, NY (USA)

2009-07      ORIENTAccIONES. Espacio Orienta, Zaragoza (Spain)

                 Curated by Juan Carlos del Rio

2009-03      X Vision Abierta. Traveling Exhibition (Spain)

                 Biblioteca de Aragon, Zaragoza

                 Diputacion Provincial, Huesca

                 Sala de la Muralla, Teruel

                 Curated by Rosa Borraz

2008-02      Premio Nacional de Fotografia Orienta 2008. Espacio Orienta, Zaragoza (Spain)

                 Curated by Juan Carlos del Rio

 

selected publicactions

 

eoarts performance art series 2016, new york, usa

cap open studios, 2015, new york, usa

soak festival 2014, new york, usa

dmy international design festival, 2011, berlin, germany

espacio orienta premio nacional de fotografia 2009, zaragoza, spain

openart2009 talleres de art contemporareneo, zaragoza, spaian

 

scholarships and fellowships

 

2013-2014 cave leimay fellowship, new york, usa

2011 alice beck-odette scholarship, school of visual arts, new york, usa

 

residencies and fellowships

 

2014 cave-leimay, new york, usa

2009 openart talleres de arte contemporaneo, zaragoza, spain

 

curated exhibitions

 

2016-05 eoarts performance art series by noodlerice studio, huisi he, veronica peña, hector canonge, giacomo colosi, angeli, emery medina and patrick scheid

2016-04 bodyscapes by gaspar marquez

2016-04 cerberus by aline maggy decat

2016-04 beach lover:four season by erica reade

2016-04 home/house by giacomo colosi

2016-04 waiting by svetlana jovanovic

2016-03 through a window by sahana ramakrishnan

2009-09 in parenthesis by jose antonio conde

2009-07 I national photography competition espacio en blanco

2009-06 between the mist and the city by matilde alonso

2009-05 between fire and art veronica alonso

2009-04 intimate public by tania abrile

2009-03 the long trail od 11s by jorge latorre

2009-02 atavism. the wounded skin by alejandro aortes

 

teaching experience

 

2013 teacher. the espejo organization for the arts. 'art portfolio building', 'resources for international artists'

2011-2013 Teacher Assistant School of Visual Arts. 'Photography and Painting', and 'Photogtaphy and Cinema'.

contact

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