Maria
Castellanos
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María Castellanos is a Spanish artist and researcher, she has a Degree and a Doctorate in Fine Arts from the University of Vigo, Spain. She researches about technological prosthesis, focusing on hybridizations between cyborgs and wearables as a paradigm of extending human sensorial capabilities.
 


>> UP-COMING EVENTS

Exhibition NovaXX . Halles Saint-Géry Brussels, Belgium [09.12.2017-30.12.2017]
 

>> ON-GOING EVENTS

Artists in residence with VERTIGO STARTS. European Project EU-Horizon 2020.
Exhibition"Ensayo y error del posthumano". Anton Museum. Candás, Asturias. Spain [until 07.01.2018]
 

>> AWARDS AND GRANTS

2017
Winning project en VERTIGO STARTS. European Project EU-Horizon 2020. Call for artist in residence

2016
Anton Grant to sculpture creation and researching. Anton Museum. Candás, Asturias. Spain
Winning project of Paseo Project 2016. Fundación ZCC. Etopía Center for Art & Technology. Zaragoza. Spain
SoftLab Residency. Sliperiet.Umeå University. Sweden
Nomination at STARTS Prize'16. Ars Electronica. Linz. Austria
Best Paper Award. Technarte 2016. International Conference of Art and Technology. Bilbao. Spain
New Curators Prize. Room Art Fair. Madrid. Spain

2015
Winning project of Next Things 2015 LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial and Telefónica I+D. Spain
Grant for artistic production in digital art. Fundación Municipal de Cultura de Avilés. Spain

2014
Second Prize for young artist "Auditorio de Galicia para Novos Artistas". Santiago de Compostela. Spain

2013
Special Mention at videoart. "Valencia Crea 2013". Valencia. Spain
Grant for artistic productions. FMC. Ayuntamiento de Gijón. Asturias. Spain
Residence Grant Alfara Studio. Salamanca. Spain

2012
Astragal Prize 2012. Consejería de Presidencia y CMX. Goverment of Asturias. Spain
AlNorte Grant 2012. Diario El Comercio. Gijón. Spain
FibArt  Grant 2013. FIB Residence. Benicasim. Spain

2011
Tentaciones Prize 2011. Estampa Art Fair. Madrid. Spain
Residence Grant. 16 Bienal de Cerveira. Vila Nova de Cerveira. Portugal

2008
Premio Asturias Joven de Artes Plásticas 2008. Artista Revelación. Goverment of Asturias. Spain
 

>> SOLO EXHIBITIONS – selection –

2014 
Lo Real. Zona C. Santiago de Compostela. Spain
Estudios en torno a la piel. CCAI. Gijón. Spain
Corpo-Realidad. CS-LAB Zokei University. Tokio. Japan

2013 
Corpo-Realidad. Sala Astragal Gijón, Spain and Valey Centro Cultural de Castrillón. Asturias. Spain

2009 
Reversible. Sala Borrón. Oviedo. Spain
Incertezas. Texu Gallery. Oviedo. Spain
 

>> GROUP EXHIBITIONS – selection –

2017
LookForward Fashion Tech Festival. . Musee La Piscine. Roubaix France and  La Gâitè Lyrique, París. France
Postfuture Journey. Athens Digital Art Festival. Atenas. Grecia
Principado de Asturias. Principado del Arte. FIDMA. Gijón. Asturias. Spain

2016
Bozar. Electronic Arts Festival 2016. Brussels. Belgium
Ars Electronica Festival 2016. Post City. Ars Electronica. Linz. Austria
Human Factor, organized by Ars Electronica at DRIVE - Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin. Germany
Vestir i desvestir cossos. Fenomenologies d'aparició. Centre d'art la Panera. Lleida. Spain
24 PMR. Centro Torrente Ballester. Ferrol. Spain
Just Tech. Just Mad7 Art Fair. Madrid. Spain

2015
Materia PrimaExperiments on digital art & science. LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial. Gijón. Spain
Degénero. Fundación Antonio Saura. Cuenca. Spain
Mirar en un espejo. 25 años de arte joven en Asturias. Sala SabadellHerrero, Oviedo. Spain
La New Fair. La New Gallery. Madrid. Spain

2014
Eidos da Imaxe. Garfías dos Feitos e do Pensamento. Museo MARCO. Vigo. Spain
Libros ganadores de Masquelibros 2013. Espacio Valverde. Madrid. Spain
Galicia + Tokyo Art Project. Gallery Lara. Tokyo. Japan
Reactions/Interactions. Verge Gallery. Sydney. Australia
8º Premio del Auditorio de Galicia Para Novos Artistas 2013. Santiago de Compostela.Spain
Maratón de vídeo MAV. La Casa Encendida. Madrid. Spain
Universo Vídeo. Geopolitical. LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial. Gijón. Spain

2013
VIII Festival Internacional de Performance Choroni Perfochoroni. Venezuela
Certamen de Arte de Ourense. Centro Cultural Marcos Varcarcel. Ourense. Spain
XLIV Certamen Nacional de Arte de Luarca. Asturias. Spain
Masquelibros. II Feria de libro de Artista de Madrid. COAM. Madrid. Spain
NIO. Muestra Internacional de Videoarte. Caja de Cristal. Quito. Ecuador

2012
La Biblioteca de Babel. Espacio Líquido. Gijón. Asturias. Spain
Inauguraciones Simultáneas. Galería por Amor a Arte. Porto. Portugal

2011
Tentaciones 2011. Estampa. Feria de Madrid. Spain
Arenas Movedizas 2011. Antiguas Cocinas de la Universidad Laboral. Gijón. Spain
ArteSantander 2011. Galería Lola Orato. Recinto ferial. Santander. Spain
XVI Bienal de Cerveira. Vila Nova de Cerveira. Portugal

2010
El proceso como paradigma. LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial. Gijón. Spain
Loop Festival. Barcelona. Spain
Premio de Grabado Máximo Ramos. Centro de Arte Torrente Ballester. Ferrol. Spain
Bienal de Pontevedra. Museo de Bellas Artes. Diputación de Pontevedra. Spain
 

>> LECTURES / PRESENTATIONS / TALKS

2017
>> Clorofila 3.0. Technology and Emotions Congress. Organized byPolyteknisk Forening, i/o/lab and NTNU. Oslo. Norway. 7 November 2017
>> Creation of technological embodied intercafes. Metodology and process. XIII Jornadas Interdisciplinares. Transversalidad del Espacio. Fine Arts Faculty.UPV/EHU: University of the Basque Country. Bilbao, Spain. 16 October 2017
>> Wearable-Cyborg. Paradigm of the enhancement of the human sensory capacities from the view of the artistic practice. Art anad Fashion Conference. University of Santiago de Compostela. Spain 21 June 2017
>> Body as cause and process. Alma Grafíca Art Fair. Oviedo. Spain. 9 June 2017.

2016
>> Environment Dress.Technarte 2016. International Conference of Art & Technology. Bilbao,19-20 May 2016.
>> The Future Dresses. Night of Museums. Centro de Arte La Panera. Lleida, Spain. 21 may 2016.
>> Environment Dress at The App Date Fashion. Espacio Fundación Telefónica. Madrid, 25 January 2016.

2015
>> Body as cause and process. Nexus body and technology in my artistic practice. Jornadas de profesionalización en Arte Emergente. Univerity of Salamanca. Spain. 27 October 2015.
>> What the eye can not see: corpo- realidad. A research about perception throught the artistic practice. II Congreso Internacional de Investigación en Artes Visuales. University of Valencia. Valencia, 9 July, 2015.
>> Make visible the invisible. CSO' 2015. Congreso Internacional. University of Lisboa. 30 March, 2015.

2014
>> Wearables and the impossibility to being cyborg. Jornadas de Pensamiento e Investigación en Diseño. la Forma anticipada. Organizadas por el grupo de investigación Tracker DX7 de la University of Vigo. Pontevedra, 24 November 2014.
>> Galicia + Tokyo Project. Zokei University. Tokyo. Japan. 18 April 2014.

2011
>> Jornadas de Arte Contemporáneo; una introducción al arte actual. Organiza: Tribuna Ciudadana. Club de Prensa Asturiana. Oviedo, 15 February 2011.


>> WORKSHOPS

2017 Workshop at Encuentros de Juventud de Cabueñes. From Net.Art to Cyber.Art. Spain
2017 Workshop "Wearables: body, sound and interactivity" AlNorte. Factoría Cultural. Avilés. Spain
2017 Workshop Humans & Machines. auLAB. LABoral Centro de Arte. Gijón. Spain
2017 Art and technology project consulting workshop for Fine Arts students. University of Vigo. Spain
2016 Workshop Wearables: Garment as interface. Debut 2016. ESDEMGA. University of Vigo. Spain
2016 Workshop "Body Technological Intefaces" at WinterLab 2016. LABoral Centro de Arte. Spain
2015. Laser cutting at the textile laboratory. University of Vigo. Spain
2010. Workshop Doll-is. CAMON. Caja Mediterraneo. Madrid. Spain
 

María Castellanos

María Castellanos has a degree and a doctorate in Fine Arts from the University of Vigo, Spain.
In her work, she investigates the body, specifically the perception and sensory deficiencies of human beings. She focuses on the hybridizations between cyborgs and wearables as a paradigm for the expansion of human sensory capabilities.


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