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CARLOS AIRES

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Born: 1974 in Ronda, Malaga,
Lives: and works in Spain and Belgium

Education
1992-1997 Bachelor in Fine Arts, sculpture department, Faculty of Fine Art Alonso Cano of Granada. Spain.
1997-2000 Master in European Arts and Cultures. Leicester University (UK) and AVB, Tilburg (NL).
2000-2001 De Pont Atelier. De Pont Museum. Tilburg, The Netherlands
2001-2003 HISK. Hoger Institute Schone Kunsten. Antwerpen, Belgium.
2004-2005 MA in Photography. The Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio, USA.
2004- PhD in Arts. Faculty of Fine Art Alonso Cano of Granada. Spain.

Solo Exhibitions
AND GROUP

2006
Carlos Aires, Jen Liu, Melvin Moti, Elodie Pong. Galleria Laurin. Zurich, Switzerland.
Y Fueron Felices. Solo show. Galeria Sandunga. Granada, Spain
25 Pieces, Europart. Public Art Projects on the occasion of Austria's presidency in the European Union in 2006. Vienna, Austria. (cat.)
Blessed are the Merciful, curated by Jerome Jacobs. Feigen Gallery. New York. USA.
Dark Tales. Cokkie Snoei Gallery. Rótterdam, The Netherlands.
Presentation Tester. By Marina Grzinic. Produced by Arteleku. San Sebastian. Spain. (cat.)
2005
Double Check .Re-Framing Space in Photography. Camera Austria, Kunshal,
Graz, Austria.(cat.)
ARCO 2005. International Contemporary Art fair. Galeria Sandunga. Madrid (cat.)
Mensajes Cruzados. Parlamentar con lo real en el tiempo. Artium. Museo Arte Contemporáneo del País Vasco (Basque Museum of Contemporary Art). Alava Spain.
Photography Awards Purificación Garcia. Círculo de Bellas Artes. Madrid. itinerary (cat.)
Club Cube. Festiwal Sztuki Klubowej CCA, Centre for Contemporary Art, Varsovia, Poland
PhotoEspaña 2005. Descubrimientos. Plaza de Santa Ana. Madrid.
Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belga 2005. (Young Belgium Artists Awards 2004-2005). Palais des Beaux–Arts. Brussels, Belgium. (cat.)
Y Fueron Felices. Sala Siglo XXI. Museo de Huelva. Spain.(cat)
Nekad I Sad. Prodajna Galerija Beograd. Belgrade, Serbia y Montenegro (cat.)
Cataracts. Hitchcock Auditórium. OSU. Columbus, Ohio, USA.
2004
Go!. Espacio Liquido.Curated by Sally Gutierrez. Madrid. Spain.
After Hours. HISK. Antwerp. Belgium.(Cat.)
Art Brussels. Kusseneers gallery. Brussels, Belgium.
Happily ever after. Solo show. Kusseneers gallery. Antwerpen, Belgium.
Art Chicago. Kusseneers gallery. USA.
1er International Short Film & Video Festival in Xiamen 2004. Xiamen, China
Orgay Madrid 04. Espacio Guides. Madrid.
Double Check .Re-Framing Space in Photography. Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje, Slovenia y Camera Austria, Kunsthaus Graz.
Desplazamientos.Parallel projects I Biannual of Contemporary Art of Seville. Caja San Fernando. Sevilla (Cat)
2003
Unicaja Bank Awards. Sala Italcable. Malaga. (Cat.)
Jóvenes Creadores Malagueños. Modalidad video. Ayuntamiento de Malaga. (Cat.)
Open Ateliers. HISK. Antwerp. Belgium.
Sugar and Spice. Annie Gentils gallery. Antwerp.
V Convocatoria Jovenes Artistas.Luis Adelantado Gallery. Valencia. Spain.
La Realidad Contaminada. Zaragoza, Sevilla, Granada, Madrid, (Cat.)
Hot. Censorated work. Tour&Taxis. Brussels. Belgium.
Very simple but very nice. Kokon gallery. Tilburg, The Netherlands.
2002
Open Days. HISK. Hoger Institute for Fine Arts. Antwerp.
Continuara. Solo exhibition. Young Photographer Award. Caja San Fernando. Sevilla, Cadiz, Jerez de la Frontera. Spain.
Gasthoff. Manifesta 2002. Frankfurt, Germany.
Mister Hyde. Solo exhibition. Palacio de Los Conde de Gabia. Diputacion de Granada. (cat.)
2001
Young Malaga Artists 2001. Ayuntamiento de Malaga.(cat.)
Art Premier 2001. Dordrecht.(cat.)
Kunst in the Keet. Krot & Co. Ossendrecht. The Netherlands(cat.)
Interferences. De Overslag. Artixocla, Ghent, Belgium.(cat.)
2000
Salon Expositie. ABN-AMRO Bank. Tilburg. The Netherlands (cat.)
Textile 2000. Close to the body. AVB. Tilburg.
Moveri Project. Personal Atelier. Tilburg. (Cat.)
Final Exhibition Master Program. Charlotte Landgoed. Tilburg (cat.)
1999
VI Biannual of Young European and Mediterranean Countries Artists. Roma. Italy. (Catalogue)
Instalaciones. Federico Garcia Lorca´s house. Valderrubio Granada.
Weg van Lourdes. Lourdes Church. Tilburg. The Netherlands.
Muestra Joven:Jovenes Creadores Andaluces. Palacio Episcopal. Malaga (cat.)
Aduana 99. Biannual of Contemporary Art. Diputacion de Cadiz. Spain. (cat.)
DAGFRA. The Fabriek and Atelier Daglicht. Eindhoven.Nl

Grants/Awards
First prize Jovenes Creadores Malagueños (Young Malaga Artists). Malaga. 1998.
Subsidy of the Tilburg City Hall and Noord Brabant Fonds for the art group project "Moveri". Tilburg 2000.
Subsidy of Noord Brabant Fonds . Breda. The Netherlands 2000.
Sponsor by FUJI FILMS for the project "Full of emptiness". Tilburg.2000.
De Pont prize 2000. De Pont Museum. Tilburg. The Netherlands.
Manuel Rivera grant. Grant for Spanish artists to work in foreign countries. Palacio de Los Condes de Gabia. Diputacion de Granada. 2000
First Prize Young Artist 2001. San Fernando Bank. 2001
Walter Debrock Price. AZ-VUB. Brussels. Belgium.
Third Prize Vídeo. Certamen de Jóvenes Creadores Malagueños. Málaga. 2003.
CERA Bank Subsidy for Art Projects. Brussels 2003.
Fulbright Fellowship to study in USA. Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia. Madrid, 2003.
Jovenes Creadores Andaluces 2004 (Young Andalusian Artists Awards 2004). Instituto Andaluz de la Juventud. 2004
2º Price Young Belgian Artist Awards 2005 (Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge) Palais des Beaux–Arts. Brussels, Belgium.

Collections
Artium . Basque Museum of Contemporary Art. Alava. Spain
National Belgium Bank
CAC. Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo. Sevilla. Spain
Caja San Fernando, Sevilla, Spain
Diputacion de Huelva, Spain (Provincial government of Huelva, Spain)
Diputacion de Malaga, Spain (Provincial government of Malaga, Spain)
Ayuntamiento de Malaga, Spain
IAJ. Instituto Andaluz de la Juventud, Spain
Private Collections in Spain, Belgium, The Netherlands and USA.



Publications
Selected Publications
Artforum. January 2006. "Bilboard censorated". Jennifer Allen, New York, USA.
El Pais, weekend supplement Ep3. Manuela Villa, Madrid, Spain.
Ideal newspaper. Antonio Javier Lopez, Granada, Spain.
Catalogue 25 Pieces, Europart. Walter Seidl. Vienna, Austria.
Catalogue Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge 2005. Ruben Gallo. BOZAR, Brussels.
Catalogue Double Check .Re-Framing Space in Photography. Camera Austria, Kunshal, Graz, Austria
Magazine Camara Austria International. Nº 88. Dark Tales from the Dark Room. Marina Griznic.
Magazine Contemporary. Issue 69. Double check-reframing space in photography: the other space, parallel histories. Mojca Puncer. England.
Book La renovacion de la plastica artistica en Andalucia. Bernardo Palomo, Spain.
Catalogue Arco 2005. International Contemporary Art Fair. Madrid, Spain.
Tester book + DVD. Fundacion Rodriguez and Arteleku. Pais Vasco, Spain

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