EXPRMNTL Galerie

18 rue de la bourse
31000 Toulouse - France

+ 33 562.27.26.92
06.74.70.24.17
info@exprmntl.fr

Photographie - Sculpture - Installation.

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Carlos AIRES (Es)

Né en 1974 à Ronda, Malaga

Vit et travaille en Espagne et en Belgique (Anvers).


Cursus

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.


Expositions - Sélection

2010

That´s all Folks. Stadshallen, Brujas, Bélgica. (cat)

Arte Fiera. Galeria ADN. Bolonia (Italia)

Arco 2010. Galería ADN y Alvaro Alcazar. IFEMA, Madrid.

Kontroversen. Kunst Haus Wien. Museum Hundertwasser. Viena, Austria (cat)

Hong Kong Internation Art Fair. Alvaro Alcazar gallery. Hong Kong, China.

Cinema X : I like to watch. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Canada. Montreal, Canada. (cat)

Pena, Penita, Pena. Solo exhibition. Galería Alvaro Alcazar. Madrid (cat)

Maco. Contemporary Art Fair. Galería Alvaro Alcazar, Mexico city (cat)

Parcour Saint Germain. In colaboration with Sonia Rykiel. Paris (cat)

Volta 6. Contemporary Art Fair. Adn gallery, Basel, Switzerland.

Arte Fiera. Contemporary Art Fair. Adn gallery. Bologna, Italy.

ViennaFair. Contemporary Art Fair. Mario Mauroner Gallery, Vienna, Austria.

Tardor de l’art festival. Adn gallery, Barcelona, Spain (cat)

After Post. Mas alla de la fotografía. Espacio Iniciarte. Junta de Andalucía. Sevilla. (cat)

Dreams. Collective exhibition. Mario Mauroner gallery. Salzburg, Austria.

Artium Collection. Based on real events. Artium Contemporary Art Museum, Vitoria (cat)

2009

Arco. Contemporary Art Fair. Galleries Alvaro Alcazar y Sandunga. IFEMA, Madrid

How innocent is that ? Pavilion Unicredi. Bucharest Biennale. Romania

JERK OFF. Festival des Cultures Alternatives.Paris, France.

Solo show. Gallery ADN. Barcelona.

CAC. Solo show. Contemporary Art Museum of Malaga. Malaga, Spain. (cat)

2008

El Pensamiento en la boca. Una exposición sobre arte y cocina. Caja San Fernando. Jerez. (cat)

Espejos del alma. El retrato fotográfico en la España de nuestros días. Itinerante. Red Itiner. Concejalía de Cultura de la Comunidad de Madrid. (cat.)

Monsters. Galería Art Extra. Johanesburgo. South Africa.

Generación 2008. Caja Madrid. La Casa Encendida.Intinerante. (cat.)

"Rock my religion - Cruce de Caminos entre las artes visuales y el rock" Explorafoto - festival internacional de fotografia de Castilla y Leon Fundacion Salamanca Ciudad de Cultura, Salamanca (ES)

Deadly Serious - EXPRMNTL galerie - Toulouse - France.

"Objeto de réplica"- ARTIUM - Musée d’art contemporain - Vitoria-Gasteiz ( Espagne - pays basque)

2007

Art Rotterdam. International Art Fair. Aeroplastics gallery. Rotterdam.

Arco 2007. Galería Sandunga. Madrid. (cat)

Love is in the air - EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse.

Objeto de Réplica. Colección VII. Artium. Vitoria.

A day without sunshine - Solo - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels

Rare Essence -Group show AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels

2006

Carlos Aires, Jen Liu, Melvin Moti, Elodie Pong. Galleria Laurin. Zurich, Switzerland.

Y Fueron Felices. Solo show. Galeria Sandunga. Granada, Spain25 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, PolandPhotoEspaña 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, ChinaOrgay 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 -SP

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.

Prix et récompenses

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.

1st Price Generación 2008. Caja Madrid.


Collections

Artium . Basque Museum of Contemporary Art.

Alava. SpainNational Belgium BankCAC.

MAK. Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art. Vienna, Austria.

Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo. Sevilla.

SpainCaja 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, SpainIAJ.

Instituto Andaluz de la Juventud, Spain

Private Collections in Spain, Belgium, France, The Netherlands and USA.


Sélection de publication

Emerging Art in Spain. Manuela Villa. Vaiven. Feb 2007. Madrid, Spain. Catalogue “Becados Manuel Rivera”. November 2006. Fernando Castro. Madrid, Spain

The New York Times. April 2006. Blessed are the Merciful. Ken Johnson. New York, USA.

DerStandard. Carlos Aires : Ein Voyeur des Weltgescheh. Von Markus Mittringer. Austria.

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.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.

 


about

(English version below) EXPRMNTL est une galerie privée spécialisée en art contemporain ; implantée dans un hôtel particulier, ancien atelier de confection de 300m2 au cœur du centre historique de Toulouse. La galerie développe un programme d’expositions précis en s’appuyant sur des critères de sélection tels que la notoriété européenne ou internationale, la qualité esthétique et poétique des œuvres et leur pertinence en écho au monde contemporain . La galerie représente des artistes émergents français et étrangers mais également des artistes confirmés. Fin 2011, la galerie développe une librairie au Rez de chaussée du loft.


Exprmntl gallery has been founded by Delphine André & Laurent Garde, both passionate by Art. Opened in February 2004, the space about 300m2 on 2 floors based in an old fabrics workshop is located in the historic center of Toulouse. The gallery’s primary function is to show contemporary artists, new or emerging ; encouraging diversity through a reactive and dynamic programme of photography, painting, sculpture, art video and performance. The gallery consists of 3 exhibition spaces,vitrines, a videobox and a vip room... ...End of 2011, the gallery manage a bookstore at the ground floor of the loft.

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