Anna Dot

Bio

annadotverdaguer(at)gmail.com

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Some days in Barcelona and some other days in Torelló, Spain.
Born in Vic, 1991.
Research fellow at Department of Translation, Interpretation and Applied Languages, Universitat de Vic – Universitat Central de Catalunya.

2015 Postgrade in Comparative Literature and Electronic Literature – IL3, Barcelona
2014 MA in Digital Art Curatorship – ESDI, Barcelona
2009 – 2013 Graduated in Fine Arts – Universitat de Barcelona

Projects and Collaborations
Currently
A*DESK (contributor, since 2012)
Festus Festival (member of the Visual Arts commission, since 2011)
Festival Plaga (member of the organizing team, with Supterranis, since 2013)
Morir de frío (cofounder, since 2011)

Past
Art i Escola (consultant, 2014 – 2016)
Ciclo del Siglo 2014 (member of the organizing team, with Estel Boada and Enric Farrés)
Encuentros (contributor, 2013 – 2016)
Gent Normal (contributor. 2011 – 2013)
La Dosi Cultural (contributor, 2015 – 2016)
Llucifest 2013 (member of the organizing team, with Estel Boada and Xavi Rodríguez)

Exhibitions, Presentations and Performances
2017
· Group exhibition 13.881 · working with Garvin Agyema, Mohamed Borji, Ijeoma Brown, Aicha Danine, Mohamed El Har, Ayoub El Kadouri, Setou Mariko, Meri Payan and Blai Marginedas. Within the program Factor (26), coordinated by Elisenda Soler and Marina Mascarella at Escola d’Arts Plàstiques Municipal de Torelló.(19/05 – 16/06/2017)
· Performance “International Standard White Noise” · Participation in the program FORMS OF ECLIPSE Lee Lozano · curated by Valerio del Baglivo, at BAR Project, Barcelona (27/05/2017).
· Curation of L’efecte vora · Group exhibition with Amine Asselman, Juan González, Julia Llerena, Amaia Molinet, Eriz Moreno, Edu Ruiz, Julia Salgueiro, Sergi Selvas · Sant Andreu Contemporani, Barcelona (08/04 – 20/05/2017).
· Group exhibition Lockers V2 · Project by Diego Díez and Borja Llobregat · Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (12/05/2017).
· Intervention “About the disappearance of the mountains and the day when I found them at home” · Beyond Text program · at Universitat de Vic – Universitat Central de Catalunya, Vic (12/05/2017).
· Participation in the round table “La participació serveix per a tot? Realitats i ficcions” · with Fabiola Mora, Jordi Lafon, Ramon Parramon, Judit Font and Sonja Vuk, member of Participatory Art for Invisible Communitites (PAIC), organized by ACVic, Centre d’Arts Contemporànies de Vic (27/04/2017).
· Performance for La habitación de los libros prohibidos, by Alicia Framis. Acting with Anna Pahissa and Cloe Masotta under the directions of Framis, at Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona (20/04/2017).
· S’amagaven darrere els arbres was nominated for the Premis ACCA (Awards by the Associació Catalana de Crítics d’Art).
· Presentation of the project S’amagaven darrere els arbres within the context of the exhibition “Caminar sobre el gel”, curated by David Armengol at Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona (29/03/2017).
· Group exhibition Creure en 10 coses impossibles abans d’esmorzar, curated by Irene Solà and Arnau Musach at Museu de l’Art de la Pell, Vic.
· Presentation of the publication Until I am no longer able to stand (Espai Cub, Barcelona Producció 2016) and the series of drawings “Anotacions al marge”, by Rafel G. Bianchi, with David Armengol and Raimon Guirado, at Llibreria Múltiplos, Barcelona.
· Presentation of L’Infern, with Jordi Daví and Jaume Coll i Mariné, at El Casino, Vic.
· Solo exhibition “Ci siamo. Omaggio alle famiglie Milella e Ibrahimaij”, at Sala d’exposicions d’El Casino, Vic. Curator: Ernest Crusats.

2016
· Performance “S’amagaven darrere els arbres”, Ruta Walter Benjamin 2016, Banyuls sur mer – Portbou (invited by Nau Coclea and MUME).
· Solo exhibition “Until I am no longer able to stand”, at Espai Cub, La Capella, Barcelona.
· Artist in Residence at Nau Coclea, Camallera.
· Curator of Pantalla CCCB in collaboration with LOOP 2016. Working with artists Job Ramos (May) and Irene Solà (June).
· Jury member for the Miquel Casablancas 2016 Award, Sant Andreu Contemporani, Barcelona.
· Group exhibition “El món existeix per arribar a un llibre” curated by Anna Pahissa, for La Panera on-line.
· The book “Goethe zum vergnügen” is exhibited at “Perquè hi haurà un dia que no podrem més, i llavors ho podrem tot” in an installation by Nyam Nyam, at Centre de Documentació, La Panera, Lleida.
· Presentation of “Documents” and “L’infern” at Casino Olotí, Olot, within the context of “Res a dir”, a series of presentations organized by Associació Binari.
· Presentation of my work and visit to the resident artists at Can Serrat, El Bruc.
· Presentation of the poster “L’infern“, made with Jordi Daví and Jaume Coll Mariné, at Múltiplos, Barcelona.
· “The Stomach of the Writers”, with Eduard Escoffet, directed by Marc Caellas and Jordi Nopca within the context of Kosmopolis 2016, at CCCB, Barcelona. [video]
· January – April · Researcher in residency at MACBA Study Centre.
· “Els garsots”, performance directed by Víctor García Tur in the launch of his book “Els Ocells”, at La Calders, Barcelona.
· Jury member for the G.A.T. Literari competition.
· “Per una banda o per l’altra”, workshop for families (adults and children from 0 to 5), with Jordi Mas within the context of the exhibition “Species of Spaces”, at MACBA.
· Participation in the round table “La descentralització de l’art contemporani”, with Anna Palomo, Pau Hosta, Ramon Parramon and Jesús Vilamajó, at MGA: Manlleu Galeria d’Art, Manlleu.

2015
· Group exhibition “The Twilight Zone”, within the context of Festival PLAGA, Barcelona.
· Presentation of The Hypothalamus Collection of Art at MICROS#2, Nau Estruch, Sabadell.
· Launch of the books “Goethe zum Vergnügen” (Los Tambores, 2015), by Anna Dot, “Errores de obturación” (Los Tambores, 2014) and “From Work” (Biel Books, 2014), by Mirari Echavarri. At Múltiplos, Barcelona.
· Jury member for the Brack/Nau Coclea/Singcat 2015 Fellowship.
· Group exhibition ” Transformacions”, curated by Elisenda Soler at Escola d’Arts Plàstiques de Torelló, Torelló.
· “Ella: allà i després”, a project by Estel Boada, Anna Dot and Daniel Moreno, curated by Caterina Almirall at Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona.
· Group exhibition “111 Künstler/innen in einem Büro”, an installation curated by Thomas D. Trummer at Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz, Germany. [+ info]
· “EL IDIOMA”, a dialog on poetry with Mariano Mayer at Salamina, l’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain. [+info]
· Group exhibition “¿Por qué no lo llamas entropía?”, curated by Juan Canela and Ariadna Ramonetti, within the context of Entropía Festival at Galería Tiro al Blanco, Guadalajara, México. [+info]
· Lecture “Poetics of machine translation errors applied to artistic practices” in the context of Hybrid Practices in the arts, sciences, and technology from the 1960s to today organized by the Spencer Museum of Art at The Commons, Kansas University, USA.
· Solo exhibition “Exercicis d’equilibris per a un niu”, curated by Marina Vives at Capella de Sant Roc, Valls, Spain.
· Curation of “En altres paraules / In Other Words”: a group show with Irene Solà, Nenazas, Miguel Ángel Tornero, Jan Monsalvatje, Eugenio Tisselli and Hidrogenesse, at Can Felipa, Barcelona, Spain. [+ info: review by Xavier Bassas Vila at Encuentros 28/02/2015, p. 12]
· Round table about Miguel Ángel Tornero‘s project “The Random Series”, with Natasha Christia and the artist, at Fundació Foto Colectània, Barcelona, Spain.
· Participation in the project “Una mesa en la Verónica” with Ian Waelder and Virginia Torrente at La Verónica, Madrid. Invited by Diego Díez and Juan Jesús Torres.
· Launch of the publication “Mentrestant allà.”, coordinated by Espai Nyam Nyam, Barcelona, and made in collaboration with Daví and Adicciones Porquesí.

2014
· Group exhibition “Ap(p)artment”, at MAIO, Barcelona. [+ info]
· Intervention “És maco de veure” at El Casinet, El Masnou, with Estel Boada.
· Lecture of @8Pilas, with Oriol Fontdevila. Within the context of the exhibition “El temps invertit”, at Can Felipa, Barcelona. [+ info]
· Group exhibition “Goethe Dialoge” curated by Robert Punkenhofer, at Goethe Institut, Barcelona. [Download the catalogue!]
· Presentation of the project “Anuncia la feina un cop acabada”, by Daniel Moreno, at Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona. With Irina Mutt, Daniel Miracle and the artist. [text “Daniel Moreno. Pica i fuig a la Fundació Miró”, by Palma Lombardo, published at Núvol]
· Awarded with the BIAM 2014 Prize for “Static Explosion”.
· January – June · Artist in residence at Nau Estruch, Sabadell, with Estel Boada and Daniel Moreno Roldán.
· Group exhibition “Present Indicatiu”: show of the finalists projects for the Miquel Casablancas Prize at Fàbrica Fabra i Coats, Barcelona.
· De Kathedraal · at Nau Estruch, Sabadell, within the context of Festival Final d’Abril.
· Presentation of the project Morir de Frío, with Alba Vilamala and Blai Marginedas at II Jornada d’Art i Cultura Contemporanis, Universitat de Girona.
· Group exhibition “L’Assalt”, at Experimentem amb l’Art, Barcelona.
· Café Dossier: portfolio presentation at Tabacalera, Madrid. (Selected)
· Participation in the activity Six Ordinary Happenings, within the context of the exhibition “Allan Kaprow. Other Ways”, at Fundació Tàpies, with the students from the Escola d’Art i Superior de Disseny de Vic:  Marta Ayats, Matheo Beltrán, Sergi Cardenas, Aina Garet, Pau Romero and Meritxell Sánchez.
· Speech “Until I Am No Longer Able To Stand”, at Nau Estruch, Sabadell.
· Intervention “Que oportú aquest silenci” for the Ciclo del Siglo‘s closure and render of “Concert Extraordinari”, with Estel Boada and Daniel Moreno Roldán, at Llibreria Siglo, Sant Cugat.
· “Us estàvem esperant” with Morir de Frío, within the context of the exhibition “Des de la proximitat”, about Manolo Gómez’s artwork at Museu de l’Art de la Pell de Vic.
· Group exhibition “Entre referents”, at Universitat de Barcelona.
· Text about “L’escena invisible”, by Oriol Vilapuig, for the exhibition “Interaccions. Una mirada present del fons d’art de l’antiga Caixa Sabadell” at Espai Cultura, Sabadell.

2013
· Group exhibition “Mirant esverat a totes bandes”, with Estel Boada, Edgar Díaz, Daniel Moreno, Marcel Rubio i Aldo Urbano, at Can Juliana, Badalona.
· Performance “Remembering Coyle remembering Ginsberg”, within the context of Llucifest, BLANCDEguix, El Masnou.
· Group exhibition “Fuga: variations on an exhibition”, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona.
· Group exhibition “Foix/Espriu”, Casal del Barri de Poblenou, Barcelona.
· Happening “Holidays”, Platja de la Nova Icària, Barcelona, within the context of LICRA.
· Performance “Improvement Strategies”, within the context of the exhibition “Journeys to Utopia” at Central Saint Martins, London.
· Video-installation “El Refugi” at Festival Plaga, Barcelona.
· Performative lecture with Morir de Frío at Placa Turca.
· Intervention 5, “King of the Nico” at Ciclo Macarena, curated by Estel Boada.
· The project “Enseignement Universal. Langue Éstrangère” is selected by the Sala d’Art Jove.
· Group exhibition “La deconstrucció del macarró” at Universitat de Barcelona.

2012
· Reading for Recitales para intérfono, curated by Eloi Dalmau.
· Group exhibition “10 poesies il·lustrades” at V Forés Poesia i Música.
· “La vuelta al mundo en 80 días” published as part of BABA Artzine #2 and showed at Arts Libris, Centre d’Arts Santa Mònica de Barcelona.

2011
· Participation in Festival Música 13 at Nau Coclea, Camallera.
· The video-installation “Cadències” is showed at Festus, Festival d’arts al carrer, Torelló.