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Kela Coto

(Gijón, 1979)

Kela Coto is a photographer and video artist whose work revolves around the construction of the contemporary landscape. construction of the contemporary landscape. She reflects on concepts such as reality and its representation; the construction of landscape and the underlying idea of scenery; the invisible as a photographable materiality and imagination as a way of knowledge. His praxis is based on the poetic capacity of the photographic image and his main interest: the complexity of vital reality. his main interest: the complexity of vital reality and reality as a concept. His work has been exhibited in different spaces such as PhotoEspaña, Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid, Casa de Velázquez (Madrid), Muestra de Artes Plásticas del Principado of the Principality of Asturias, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial (Gijón), Antiguo Instituto de Gijón, Museo Barjola (Gijón) and Casa de Cultura de Avilés. In addition, she has been awarded important residencies such as Casa de Velázquez (Madrid) or LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial (Gijón), and with awards such as AlNorte Poster Competition or Visionados DeFoto06 Photo Sessions, as well as the CCAI grants for the project "Orbita" in 2020 and "Expansion of the territory" in 2014, among other awards.