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Javier Cruz

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Fine Arts


Master in Research in Art and Creation from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)
Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)

Career path

In his individual practice and as part of the Elgatoconmoscas and PLAYdramaturgia collectives, he has developed projects and participated in exhibitions and festivals in spaces such as the Reina Sofía Museum, CA2M, La Casa Encendida, the Sala de Arte Joven de la Comunidad de Madrid or PHotoEspaña, among others. much others.

Together with Fernando Gandasegui, he has developed the workshop Die trying at the Cultural Center of Spain in La Paz, as well as the educational program jet lag. present contractures in the same center. Both have collaborated with Pedagogías Invisibles in the Art Thinking 2018 edition and in the Ornitorrinco project. In the same year, he worked on the conceptualization of Velada Valpo, at the Cultural Center of Spain in Santiago de Chile.

For several seasons he was a teacher in the fashion module of the IED, and currently at the School TAI/Rey Juan Carlos University and in the Master's Degree in Performing Arts Practice and Visual Culture at the Museo Reina Sofía/UCLM.

In recent years, he has programmed different exhibition contexts, such as VIVAC at Matadero Madrid and the 2016 season at Teatro Pradillo. Together with Jacobo Cayetano (teacher in the Degree in Fine Arts at TAI), designs the artistic platform royal forest y Lycra, curated together with Lorenzo García-Andrade for the Young Art Room of the Community of Madrid.

Collaborates in the development of scenic and exhibition processes with a presence on the international circuit.

His work is represented by the Luis Adelantado Gallery in Valencia.

Subjects and workshops

Stage Design Projects Workshop

Awards, mentions and recognitions

INJUVE Aid for Young Creation
Second prize in the XV Young Prize for Plastic Arts of the Complutense Foundation

Other merits

INTRANSIT participant. A university creation laboratory

Participant in the XXV Plastic Arts Circuits

Participant in the I Edition of La Colmena

Artist in residence at CA2M and La Casa Encendida with PLAYdramaturgia

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