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Location: Bilbao/Spain

Activism, Conceptual, Digital, Drawing, Film, Installation, Intervention, Mixed Media, Other, Painting, Performance, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Sound, Textile, Video, Exhibitions, Online Exhibitions, Grants, Competitions, Biennials/Festivals



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Artistic director of experimental arts international festival MEM
Art critic, researcher and curator

PhD in Technology and Art (University of the Basque Country)
Degree in Advanced Sudies in New Technologies in Art  and  Researching Suficiency at the University of The Basque Country.

MEM festival  http://www.festivalmem.com

conferences and workshops: http://artbitebilbao.blogspot.com.es/
art critic: http://mamorro.blogspot.com.es/
experimental film and video festival: http://www.bideodromo.com/
photo contest: http://experimentobio.blogspot.com.es/
others: http://www.openmem.com/

MEM is an annual cultural festival celebrating local and international electronic, extreme and experimental acts.

MEM festival happens in November in Bilbao and Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Country ­ Spain). There you can find dance, theatre, music, environment art, video, film, net-art, performance, readings, master classes and a lot of fun.

MEM support transgressor projects in a moment in which creation don¹t take many risks.

MEM combine high technology with a counter-culture view, punk heritage, "do it yourself", and thought and criticism.

MEM state a Bilbao between two worlds, a reminiscence of industrial pollution and a new Bilbao of the information era and new technologies.

MEM combine international and local views, looking for a fruitful dialogue among all different participant artists.

MEM show aggressive and experimental projects that other festivals hardly hold in, but it¹s hardly valued the conceptual reflection, artists meetings and ludic moments. MEM is critical, transgressor and funny festival.

MEM has also his own webspace: www.musicaexmachina.com and his own publication: MEM Codex (in spanish, basque and english).

Each year the MEM makes a presentation of the festival in a different town in the world. It¹s a way to
London, Bruxelles, London, Copenhaguen, NY, Marseille,...

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