Who participates in this project?

Mentors & Mentees

Organizers

GENERAL CURATOR
Rosa Pera
Curator, critic, teacher, consultant in cultural management and contemporary art
Currently
Curator of the exhibition TransUtopies. Mobility, Movement, Mobilization. CentroCentro, Madrid. Teacher-consultant. History, Theory & Critique of Design, UOC-Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. PhD student, writing Doctoral Thesis on Hybrid Institution: Design as communicating vessel with Science, Contemporary Art and Architecture (UVIC-Universitat de Vic. Translation, Gender & Cultural Studies program.)
Rosa Pera has a long career as curator and critic. Lately, she has curated several exhibitions on contemporary art and design. She has been also involved in different projects focused on intervention in public space, usually involving the participation of people in several contexts and taking in account specific situations.

Some exhibitions she has curated recently:
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Transutopies. Mobility.Movement. Movilization (CentroCentro, Madrid, 2018); On the Table. Ai Weiwei (La Virreina Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona, 2015); Out of Place (Design Hub, Barcelona, 2015)

Rosa Pera was the Founding Director of Bòlit Contemporary Art Centre (2008-2012) in Girona (Spain). She curated several group exhibitions there, among others: Límbicus, Dread To be Devoured, Desire To Be Devoured, Altar Ego, Variable Future, Dark Nights of the Soul, Left to Your Own Devices, Landscape?

She has developed also different projects exploring participation and public space through art, in museums and in urban environments as well:
Quòrum (2004, La Capella, Barcelona); Roving. Portable Culture (2004, CAAC, Sevilla); Muntadas. On Translation: Die Stadt (2004. CaixaForum-Barcelona, Le Fresnoy-Lille, Medientrum-Graz); Muntadas. On Translation: The Image (MACBA, 2003) Insideout: Jardí del Cambalache (Tàpies Foundation, 2001, Barcelona); The Infinity Table with artist Miralda (Expo 2000 Hannover-Germany).

Rosa Pera was a member of the 1st. Executive Committee of Culture (Barcelona City Council, 2009-2012) and she has been working as an independent cultural adviser with different public institutions in Spain. She was the Director of the master degree “Direction and Design of Exhibition Projects” at Elisava, School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona (2006-2011). She has also taught in different Colleges as invited lecturer and teacher on History, Theory & Critique of Design, Urban Art, cultural management, Art criticism and History, curatorialship, etc. She was also director of QUAM (1996-1999), a touring program of workshops for young artists in Catalonia through theory programs, exhibitions and interventions in public space.
DIVING (GROUP1)
MENTORS
  • INTERNATIONAL MENTOR
  • Alfonso Borragán
  • Born in Santander in Summer of 1983. He holds an MFA from the Slade School of Fine Arts, London and teaches in Goldsmiths College (London). Lives and works in London.
  • Introduction
  • LOCAL MENTOR
  • Kidai Kim
  • Sculptor, Public fine artist Kidai holds BFA on Sculpture and Minored Architecture and business administration, Seoul University.
  • Introduction
MENTEES
INTERNATIONAL MENTEES
  • Katie Rawlins
  • United Kingdom
  • Visual Artist, Photography and Sound, Installations
  • Introduction
  • Nina Gschlößl
  • Germany
  • Documentary, Photographer, Filmmaker
  • Introduction
  • Rosita Bannert
  • United Kingdom
  • Scientist, Artist
  • Introduction
  • Viviane Vix
  • France
  • History and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy and Astrophics
  • Introduction
LOCAL MENTEES
  • Gil Ju Park
  • Republic of Korea
  • Western painting
  • Introduction
  • Dong Hyeop Kim
  • Republic of Korea
  • Architecture
  • Introduction
  • Chang Hun Han
  • Republic of Korea
  • Architecture
  • Introduction
STARGAZING (GROUP2)
MENTORS
  • INTERNATIONAL MENTOR
  • Giuliana Racco
  • Born in 1976 in Toronto, Canada, she has been based in Europe since 2002. She completed her graduate degree in Visual Arts at the IUAV University in Venice, and later worked as an Assistant Professor in the visual arts courses held by Lewis Baltz.
  • Introduction
  • LOCAL MENTOR
  • Yangkura
  • Born in Top dong, Jeju and carries out his activities in Seoul, South Korea. He has been inventing works that reflect the contemporary world by reinterpreting discarded objects or images and space that do not receive attention in daily life. Through such process of reinterpretation, YangKura was quite naturally drawn to ecology and environment.
  • Introduction
MENTEES
INTERNATIONAL MENTEES
  • Maria Fernanda Jaraba Molt
  • Germany
  • Architecture
  • Introduction
  • Flavia Rossi
  • Italy
  • Visual Artist and Architect
  • Introduction
LOCAL MENTEES
  • Celine Oh
  • Republic of Korea
  • Tourism Management
  • Introduction
  • Eu Sun Pak
  • Republic of Korea
  • Social design, Ceramic design, Visual arts
  • Introduction
  • Tae Un Kim
  • Republic of Korea
  • Artist (Fine arts)
  • Introduction
  • Ayoung Ko
  • Republic of Korea
  • Korean literature
  • Introduction
Public Art (GROUP3)
MENTORS
  • LOCAL MENTOR
  • Nayun Lee
  • Curator and critic A convergence of art and culture Publisher and chief Editor on Seaweed journal Publisher and Director, Quelpartpress Nayun holds BFA, Painting, College of Fine Arts, Hongik Univ., Seoul, Korea, Art Therapy Education, Hanyang Univ., Seoul, Korea and MFA, Art Criticism and Writing, School of Visual Arts, New York, U.S.A.
  • Introduction
MENTEES
INTERNATIONAL MENTEES
  • Feng Si Yong
  • China
  • Teachers of Arts and Watercolor
  • Introduction
  • Chen Peng
  • China
  • Urban Planning & Design Research
  • Introduction
  • Iizuka Hiroshi
  • Japan
  • Urban Planning, Business Development
  • Introduction
LOCAL MENTEES
  • Su Bin Lim
  • Republic of Korea
  • Artist of Sculpture
  • Introduction
  • Bong Seok Choi
  • Republic of Korea
  • Architecture
  • Introduction
  • Hye Lyoung Lee
  • Republic of Korea
  • Cultural planner
  • Introduction
  • Sang Mi Shin
  • Republic of Korea
  • Cultural planner
  • Introduction
  • Dong Hyeop Hyun
  • Republic of Korea
  • Architecture
  • Introduction
  • Hyeonjeong Kwon
  • Republic of Korea
  • Photographer
  • Introduction
  • Yujin Song
  • Republic of Korea
  • Western painting
  • Introduction