Javier Rodríguez Pérez -Curiel
Javier R. Pérez-Curiel holds a BA in Fine Arts and an MA in Art Research and Creation from the University of the Basque Country (EHU), where he is currently completing a PhD by Practice. In 2021 he attended the Institute of Artistic Practices (JAI), where he was tutored by Itziar Okariz, Asier Mendizabal and Ibon Aramberri at Tabakalera and Artium, and in 2019 he participated in a workshop led by Itziar Okariz and Jon Mikel Euba at Tabakalera (2019). He has been an artist-in-residence at Tabakalera San Sebastián (2020) and Bilbaoarte Foundation (2017) and was awarded with a scholarship for artistic production by the Provincial Council of Bizkaia (2019). His work has been selected for Ertibil, Art Emergent Sabadell and the El Brocense Plastic Arts Award, and has been shown in collective exhibitions at Carreras Múgica, Tabakalera San Sebastian, MEM Festival, Montehermoso Center in Vitoria. His solo shows include “ 21S // 21N ” at Rekalde gallery in Bilbao (2021), “FUCK MY LIFE” at Espai 777 in Barcelona (2018) and “RIP, TORN AND CRASH OR BECOME TRASH” at Valey Cultural Center in Asturias (2019). His music projects have taken him to perform in art and music venues and in festivals such as Makeo Top, Vocoder, Larraskitu, Bulegoa Z/B, Okela, Bapore Atelier, Caostica and BBKlive.