Teachers Belén Zahera

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Teachers Belén Zahera
Belén Zahera | Teachers

Belén Zahera

Visual Arts Visual Arts Visual Arts Visual Arts

Specialty

visual arts

Training

PhD in Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)
Master in Fine Arts from Slade School of Fine Arts (University College London)
Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)

Career path

Artist and teacher. Her research explores the role of materiality and materials both in artistic practice and in the processes of ideation and imagination.

As an artist, he has participated in national and international exhibitions in galleries and institutions such as La Casa Encendida (Madrid), Künstlerhaus (Vienna), Care/of (Milan), W139 (Amsterdam), Gasworks (London), CA2M (Madrid) and the Kunstinstituut Melly (Rotterdam), among others.

Within the framework of artistic education and research, she has been co-founder of Salon Flux (London), member of Proyecto Rampa (Madrid), director of the independent art studies program THEGYM (Madrid) and member of the collectives zahera+cuenca and
(play) ground-less.

Currently, he teaches at universities such as TAI and the IED.

She has been an editor and collaborator in different publications and has given workshops and talks in institutions and independent spaces in Spain and the United Kingdom.

Subjects and workshops

DEGREE IN FINE ARTS
Stage Design
Aesthetics

DIPLOMA IN DIGITAL DESIGN (linked to the Degree in Fine Arts)
Digital Lab II

DEGREE IN PHOTOGRAPHY AND AUDIOVISUAL CREATION
Art and Modernity

MASTER OFFICIAL IN ARTISTIC AND DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
Theory of the Moving Image
Moving Image Technology

MASTER IN ARTISTIC DIRECTION OF FILM AND TV SERIES
Contemporary Film Narratives

Research lines

New materialisms. Plasticity. Body and sensory. Material imagination. Design and material culture. Interdisciplinarity.

Awards, mentions and recognitions

Generations Award from the Montemadrid Foundation
Visual Arts Scholarship from the Botín Foundation
Artist in residence at The Florence Trust (London, 2009) and Care/Of (Milan, 2017)
Graduate scholarship from the Mutua Madrileña

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