CV

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Performance
2017
De facto. With Albert Coma Bau. Vic and other locations (ongoing)
Documentary (Alex Pallí art exhibition, Espai Tònic, Vulpellac). Audio here
Human Reader (Octavi Viader i Margarit Library)
Prelude to Ylia.
With Mònica Pallí, Mercè Homs, Mauri Naph (Merlès)
Universal Basic Poetry.
With Ester Xargay (TPK, ARTT Festival)
Oracle (one-to-one performance)*
Genital (memory of Genís Cano)*
Coptic (with the support of LICRA)*
Search for Lost Wind (with Rosa Pou; Cap de Creus)
Gyotaku (with Maria Pujol, Manera Negra; Cuixart Foundation)
“Idenditat” (as a reader in Mireia Zantop‘s performance)
Anti Warhol (produced by GPS Lois for LOOP Discover)
Four Hands
(recorded by Americo Voltio, edited by Jose Mas, Barcelona).
The Birth of Francesc Oui
(a hyperreal performance)
*The Temple Trilogy. With Nubölaris. Sant Feliu de Guíxols.

2016
Vom Wesen des Grundes (Alex Pallí art exhibition, Entrepreneurs, Barcelona). Microdoc: Vom Wesen des Grundes Teaser: Vom Wesen des Grundes
Praise (Corpologia #24, Materic)
Palm Springs (videoperformance with Alex Pallí, Empordà). Teaser: Palm Springs.
I Love You, Rachel Rosenthal  (with Primo Gabbiano; opening of the Apagon Festival; TPK)
The Independence of Spain (ARTT Festival, TPK)
Push (The New School, New York)
Europe (Palau Sant Antoni Maria Claret, Vic; Paradazero Festival). Teaser: Europe.
MRTHGRHM (Jardins de Salvador Espriu, Barcelona)
killlluís / Killing Lluís Companys (Sonodrome; music: Jose Mas)
Transhumance (El Huerto del Molino, Torralba de Ribota)

2015
Time Is Honey (Espai Blanc; live chant inspired by research on gipsy and Alentejo melodies)
Kristallnacht (Addicted To Life, enAct Festival)
The Age Of Aquarius (TPK, Barcelona Gallery Weekend)
Profile (Lambda)
The Heir
Hapah! (on Gurdjieff’s “Meetings With Remarkable Men”)

2014
Aspiration
Wasteland (music: Scan X “Wasteland”)

For more, See the Portfolio.

Film
2017
Disaffection (as an object; directed by Marian Ramèntol and Cesc Fortuny; in production)
Geometrician (as Antoni Gaudí; directed by Jose Mas; in production)
2016
Calders (as Pere Calders; directed by Jose Mas)

Photography
2017
RedRedRed (collaboration with Yelena Cvejic and Javier Salas)
2016
Solaris (collaboration with Toni Payan and dancer Ana Cotoré)
Sodium (with Toni Payan, La Casa del Caracolero, Torralba de Ribota)
Europa (with Toni Payan, El Trastero, Barcelona)
1946 (with Toni Payan, undisclosed location, Barcelona)
2015
Anagnorisis (collaboration with Daniel Solsona)

Installation
2017
Closet (La Casa del Herrero, Torralba de Ribota)
2016
A Voice Is Heard In Ramah (La Casa del Herrero, Torralba de Ribota)

“Shabbat Night Fever” Montjuïc, Barcelona. A still from the documentary “Arrelats” (“Rooted”) by Marieta Benavent and Jep Brengaret.

Dance
2016
Shabbat Night Fever (improvisation over a poem for Arrelats, Plataforma per la Llengua)
Yeho (a fragment)
2015
Who’s Laughing? (a short piece based on the alphabet learning method “Jean qui rit”; recorded at Espai Blanc, Barcelona)

Music
Antologia (10 poems in 10 different languages)

Drama
2016
Eating Phædra (as Assistant Director to Laura Batllori; an object theatre laboratory based on Iannis Ritsos’ Phædra)
2014
Seasickness (as Alejandro; directed by Joan Monells)
2013
Spectres of Shakespeare (as Richard III; directed by Joan Monells)

Academia
2010
PhD in Humanities. Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona. Director: Amador Vega. Thesis: De mystica sive obscenum. Negative Hermeneutics as an interpretive approach to Fernando Echevarría’s poetry and a vehicle of self-knowledge.
Holder of a 4-year doctoral grant by the Foundation for Science and Technology.
2008
Advanced Studies Degree in Aesthetics and Theory of Arts. Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona. Director: Amador Vega. Dissertation: The Echevarría Variations.
2004
MA in Comparative Studies. University of Lisbon. Directors: Helena Buescu (Lisbon) and Jan Baetens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven). Dissertation: Publicity and Intimacy. Advertising’s Drifting Hermeneutics.
2001
Graduation on Romance Philology with specializations in French and Portuguese. University of Lisbon. With honors in Literary Theory.

Founding member of DIIA (Iberian and Ibero-American Dialogues).
Member of the Centre for Comparative Studies, University of Lisbon.

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