Diego Gutierrez Valladares




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DIEGO  GUTIERREZ 
VALLADARES


NEWS---> Residency at Gudskul. Jakarta, Indonesia. 





MAKING MILPA

KAMIKAZE


ARCHIPELAGO

PALEONTOLOGY OF THE PRESENT

UNTITLED (MARKET SCORE)

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TRANS_ACTIONS

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Born in San José, Costa Rica (Dec, 1981).
Lives and works in Wrocław, Poland.

Diego Gutierrez Valladares is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher and art-educator working in the intersections of collaborative art practices, technology studies and pedagogy. His art practice and research surveys ways of inhabiting spaces (otherwise), creating learning environments based on collaboration and sharing non-hegemonic ways of knowing. His work ranges from graphics and printmaking, forms of mapping, installation, exhibition design, workshop and actions.

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Education & Studies

-2019-2021. PhD in Art (practice-based program), thesis title: ‘Making milpa: towards collaboration, care and porosity’. Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, Poland.  

-2013-2014. Postgraduate program. Interdiciplinary Printmaking. Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, Poland. 

-2011-2012. MA in Artistic production. Polytechnic University of Valencia (U.P.V).

-2004-2009. BA in Fine Arts in printmaking. University of Costa Rica (U.C.R).

Further education 

-The Earthly community. Seminars with prof. Achille Mbembe. European Graduate School. 2022.

-Becoming “Lumbung”, course with ruangrupa. Salzburg International Summer Academy of Art 2021. Salzburg, Austria. 2021.

-Saas Fee Summer Institute of Art: Care, Caring and Repair in Cognitive Capitalism. 2020.

-Lifes Future. Seminars with prof. Achille Mbembe. European Graduate School. 2020.

-Expanding exhibitions: New approaches to curating. NODE Center. 2019.

-KlangKunstBuhne Der Prolog, course with Ursula Biemann. Universitåt der Kunst Berlin. Berlin, Germany.

-Rooms with Attitude course with Alvin Curran. Universitåt der Kunst Berlin. Berlin, Germany.

-Film/ Essay: conceptual practices and estrategies towards new forms of cinema workshop directed by filmmaker Miguel Ángel Baixauli, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (U.P.V). 2013.

-Photoetching in copper plate, directed by master printer Juan Lara of Ogami Press (Madrid). 2011.

Residencies

-2022. Zamek Culture Centre in Poznan Residency Program. 

-2021. Unidee Lab: Tools and technologies for embedded arts practice.

-2021. Spring Summer Residency 2021 Unidee Groundwork for embedded art practices.

-2014. Falu Konstgrafiska Verkstad. Falun, Sweden.

-2009. Guanlan International Print Base. Shenzhen,China.

-2007. Taller de Gráfica Experimental. Havana, Cuba.

Awards and Grants

-2022 Culture of Mobility program. Wrocławski Institute Kultury.

-2018 Scholarship PhD in Art. Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw.

-2014 Scholarship Postgraduate program Interdiciplinary Prinmaking. Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw.

-2010 Honorable Mention. 14th International Print Biennal Exhibition R.O.C. National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMOFA). Taichung, Taiwan. 


Collections

-National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (N.T.M.O.F.A). Taichung, Taiwan.

-Guanlan International Print Base.

Conferences and academic papers

-“On the move”. Maps and territory. Philosophy and Cartography International conferences. E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design and University of Wroclaw. Oct. 2019. Wroclaw, Poland.

-”Mapping towards relational practices”. Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk. November. 2020.

Tertiary teaching experience

-2018-2021 Teaching assistant. Experimental printmaking studio. Department of media and graphics. Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw. Wroclaw, Poland.   

Workshops facilitation

-2022 The language of water. Centrum Kultury Zamek in Poznan. Poznan, Poland.

-2020 ƧPAM. Casa 49. San José, Costa Rica.

-2020 Making milpa. Collective graphic workshop. Mutant letterpress, Wroclaw, Poland.

Curatorial projects

-2022 Making milpa: Living room. Centrum Kultury Zamek in Poznan. Poznan, Poland.

-2021 Making milpa: The Kitchen. E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design. Wroclaw, Poland.

-2020 ƧPAM. Casa 49. San José, Costa Rica.

-2020 The language of Water, Centre for Social Development. Wroclaw, Poland.

  
Solo shows 

-2019  KAMIKAZE. Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design. Wroclaw, Poland.

-2009 The Uncontainable city. Galeria 1887. CENAC. San José, Costa Rica. 


Selected group shows

-2022  Dead dove: Do not eat. A project by an office. Jeleni Gallery, Center for Contemporary art. Prague, Czech Republic.

-2022. Dead dove: Do not eat. A project by an office. ruruhaus underground, documenta fifteen. Kassel, Germany.

- 2022 Beijing International Print Exchange Exhibition. China Printmaking Museum.

-2020 Borders. Omsk State Contemporary Art Museum. Omsk, Russia.

-2020 Satellite Images. TYPA Gallery. Tartu, Estonia.

-2020 Geografismos. Casa 49. San José, Costa Rica.

-2019 Maps and Territory. Centre for Applied Arts and Innovation. Wroclaw, Poland.

-2019 Zeniths. Wroclaw Museum of Contemporary art. Wroclaw, Poland.

-2018  Inmersed in images. MTG Krakow Print Triennial. Main exhibition. Bunkier Sztuki. Krakow, Poland.

-2018  9th Douro biennial. Alijo, Portugal.

-2015 Interdiciplinary printmaking exhibition Neon Gallery. Wroclaw Academy of Fine Arts. 

-2013  Circulation curated by Paul McAree. FLOOD gallery. Dublin, Ireland.

-2012  Selecta. Galeria Kir Royal. Valencia, Spain.

-2012  MTG Print Triennal Krakow (Main Exhibition). Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary art gallery. Kraków, Poland. 

-2011  "Millenial Wind:World Plate and Print Exhibition" . Millenial Anniversary of Tripitaka Koreana. World Exchange Hall. Hapcheon-gun, South Korea. 

-2010. "14th International Print Biennal Exhibition R.O.C". National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. Taichung, Taiwan. 

-2009  2nd International Guanlan Print Exhibition. Guanlan Original Print Base. Shenzhen, China. 

-2008  "Premio Ingráfica: Contemporary Printmaking". Iglesia La Merced. Cuenca, España.