BAR TOOL #3

Online training program + editorial project Dates October 5th, 2020 through January 29th, 2021 Faculty Manuel Cirauqui (curator, teacher), Cory Scozzari (Cordova gallery), Mireia Sallares (artist), Veronica Valentini, Andrea Rodriguez Novoa, Juan Canela (BAR project curators) and extra guests (to be announced at a later date). Deadline for application 2pm, Monday, 14th September, 2020 BAR…

Apéro Talk: Pauline Bastard and Ivan Argote

Saturday 25th May, 4pm, LOOP fair, Barcelona Pauline Bastard and Ivan Argote present, in the context of Loop art fair,  their projects “True Story” and “Barcelona Spring”and the work precess carried out during their residency at Barcelona.

Apéro Talk: Chis Sharp, Chris Fitzpatrick

Wednesday, 19th June at 7:00pm at NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona Chris Sharp (1974, USA; DF—MX) writer and independent curator. His curatorial interests revolve around several matters, from the reiteration, the moving away and criminality to the dance. His recent exhibitions and projects include Notes on Neo-Camp, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, 2013, which will travel to Studio Voltaire in…

Proyecto de artista: Scene du Garage, Tobias Kaspar

Viernes 10 de Mayo, taller mecánico Servicio Oficial Opel For a few days I’m living in silence In these four walls of my love Since you left the shadow of your absence Pursues me every night and flees from me every day Everyone fled from me, I created the loneliness around me I don’t understand…

Presentación de artista: El libro perdido, Priscila Fernandes

El Libro Perdido de Educación Artística de la Escuela Moderna, presentación de Priscila Fernandes Martes 28 de Mayo, 19hs., Fundación Franscisco Ferrer i Guàrdia* Proceso, curiosidades y cuestiones del proyecto fueron compartidas durante una conferencia de la artista  en la Fundación Francisco Ferrer i Guàrdia.  

Artist presentation: The Forgotten Book, Priscila Fernandes

The Forgotten Book of Aesthetic Education of the Modern School, presentation by Priscila Fernandes Tuesday 28th of May, at 7pm, Fundación Franscisco Ferrer i Guàrdia* The process, curiosities and questions have been shared during her lecture, which take place at the Fundación Francisco Ferrer i Guàrdia.

BAR artist project: Barcelona Spring, Ivan Argote

One evening-night shooting with a group of (guiris*) young Anglo-Saxon tourists, who along the night, served with alcohol, visit and make some “gestures” in prominent places if the city. Through those gestures, historical and political meanings of places reactivated, and they create at the same time an odd dialog between activism and irresponsible gesture, reflecting…

BAR party

Monday, April 28, 2014, 19,30 – Zumzeig cinema, Barcelona BAR project celebrate his first anniversary in an event with the special contribution by the performer Isabel Lewis

BAR artist project: Barcelona Spring, Ivan Argote

Una tarde-noche de rodaje, con un grupo de turistas jóvenes, anglosajones (guiris), quienes durante una noche, acompañada por alcohol, visitan y realizan algunos ‘gestos’ en lugares destacados de la ciudad. A través de estos gestos, se reactiva y se juega con la carga histórica y política de los lugares, creando un diálogo extraño entre activismo…

Brunch Talk: Margarida Mendes, Noam Segal and Luis Silva

Saturday, 9th February, 12:00 pm, NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona Margarida Mendes (Lisboa), Noam Segal (Tel Aviv) and Luis Silva (Lisboa) are our first curators invited to participate at BAR short residencies, which aim is to articulate a series of meetings with artists, agents and institutions of Barcelona, having in mind the curator own work interest and research…

BAR PARTY, Isabel Lewis

Lunes 28 de Abril 2014, 19,30-23,30 – Zumzeig cinema, Barcelona Primer aniversario y presentación del futuro programa de BAR project con la participación especial de la performer de Brooklyn Isabel Lewis. Evento patrocinado por Absolut Vodka.

BAR curator project: Angela Serino, You are never not supposed to be working

“You are never not supposed to be working, Maja Bekan, wall-text (2013) “Work”(2011), Marianne Flotron, video still “Weekend art : hallelujah the hill”, 1996-2000 Aleksandar Battista Ilic (in collaboration with Ivana Keser & Tomislav Gotovac) Presentación pública en dos partes de “Bodies at work”* comisariada por Angela Serino con trabajos e intervenciones a cargo de…

BAR curator project: You are never not supposed to be working, Angela Serino

“You are never not supposed to be working, Maja Bekan, wall-text (2013) “Work”(2011), Marianne Flotron, video still “Weekend art : hallelujah the hill”, 1996-2000 Aleksandar Battista Ilic (in collaboration with Ivana Keser & Tomislav Gotovac) A public presentation in two parts of “Bodies at Work”* curated by Angela Serino with works and interventions by Maja…

Brunch Talk: Margarida Mendes, Noam Segal y Luis Silva

Sabado 9 de Febrero, 12 hs, NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona Margarida Mendes (Lisboa), Noam Segal (Tel Aviv) y Luis Silva (Lisboa) son los primeros comisarios invitados a participar en las residencias breves de BAR, cuyo objetivo es ofrecer un conocimiento personal del contexto artístico y cultural de la ciudad a través una serie de encuentros con artistas,…

[bio] Cristina Bogdan

1985, Bucharest  In 2014, she founded ODD (oddweb.org), a space for meetings and artistic production in Bucharest. She is also the founder and editor of Revista ARTA online (revistaarta.ro), a platform mapping contemporary art in Romania.

[bio] Nouha Ben Yebdri

Independent curator and researcher based in Tangier. Since November 2016, she is the founder and artistic director of Mahal, an interdisciplinary art space for research on contemporary practices in Tangier. Her research is based in contemporary art studies, focalised in the artistic practices in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. Through History, postcolonialism and identity studies, the…

[bio] Marcos Benítez

Has developed a work on the border between the academic traditions of modern Paraguayan art and contemporary and popular expressions; He has a profuse production of engraving, and some of his works dialogue with the popular art of Paraguay, combining traditional materials and techniques with new technology. He has exhibited regularly on an individual basis…

Isa Carrillo

Artistic production is profoundly influenced by mysticism notions. In her artistic work she builts new stories from collecting other people memories. Based on the exploration of graphology, palmistry, astrology, numerology, the use of the pendulum and oracles as the I-ching, which she use as tolos, is that her work proposes other way to signify experiences.…

OPEN CALL BAR TOOL #2 2018-19

Deadline for application: Friday, 20th of July, 2018 Conceived by BAR project and developed in collaboration with Fundació Antoni Tàpies and Fabra i Coats – Creation Factory, Barcelona Dates: October 2nd, 2018 – June 30th, 2019 BAR project launch the open call to participate in the second edition of the practice-based training program BAR TOOL#2,…

[bio] Martín Legón

Artist. He studied Literature at the University of Buenos Aires, participated in the XXX Sao Paulo Biennial “The Imminence of the Poetics” curated by Luis Perez Oramas in 2012; obtained the National Grant by the National Fund of Arts of his country two times and the prestigious Beca Kuitca grant 2010/2011 edition. Mixture of anthropology,…

[Bio] Eva Rowson

Eva Rowson is an organiser, producer, artist and curator. Her work is organised around questions of how we work together, how we host each other and how we build organisations. She was an associate artist on the pilot year of Open School East and has worked in art collectives including Black Dogs, Bare Plume, Wish…

[Bio] Simon Asencio

Simon Asencio ( b. 1988 France) holds a BA in Soft Sculpture and a MFA from the HEAR- Haute École des Arts du Rhin, Strasbourg, and graduated from SNDO- School for New Dance Development, Amsterdam. The practice of Simon addresses invisible choreographies, often using substitution and aporia as means to develop, circulate and present his work.…

[Bio] Florencia Portocarrero

(Lima, 1981) is a researcher, writer and independent curator. She obtained her BA in clinical psychology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, where she also received her MA in Psychoanalytical Theory. During the 2012/2013 Portocarrero participated in de ‘Appel Curatorial Programme’ in Amsterdam and recently she completed a MA in Contemporary Art Theory at…

[Bio] Mónica Restrepo

(Bogotá, 1982) lives and works in Cali (Colombia). She studied at the Fine Arts School in Cali and participated at the Postgraduate program in the Fine Arts school in Lyon and the Homework Space Program in Beirut. Among her recent exhibitions: Surface Matters, Glassbox (Paris); Flor o Florero, Galería Jenny Vilá (Cali); Room for doubt,…

[Bio] Valerio Del Baglivo

is an independent curator, educator and perennial collaborator based in London. He attended Curatorlab, an independent curatorial course at Konstfack University (2011), and is now completing a PhD program at Middlesex University with research focusing on public engagement and experimental pedagogy in self-initiated art institutions. He was the curator at the Isola Art Center in…

[Bio] Dorothée Dupuis

curator and editor. Her practice focuses mainly on the intersection of the arts and politics, influenced by feminist, Marxist and postcolonial theories. Dupuis is Terremoto.mx magazine founder, based in Mexico City, where she currently works as director and editor. She is also co-director of the feminist magazine Petunia with Lili Reynaud Dewar and Valérie Chartrain.…

[Bio] Gelen Jeleton

Develops her artistic practice with Jesús Arpal Moya in Equipo Jeleton* since 1999. She studied Fine Arts in the University of Cuenca and graduated in the Department of Drawing of the Faculty of Fine Arts in Barcelona in Symbolism Renaissance and Alchemy. She moves this knowledges implementing them to her doctoral thesis project Una Archiva…

[Bio] Inés Katzenstein

Directora fundadora del Departamento de Arte de la Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Recibió una maestría del Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York (2001), donde estudió gracias a una beca de la Fundación Antorchas y el Fondo Nacional de las Artes. Escribió extensamente sobre arte contemporáneo y curó exposiciones como Liliana Porter: Fotografía y…

[Bio] Ina Hagen

Artist and writer based in Oslo. She holds a BFA from the National Academy of Art, Oslo (2014). Currently she writes for the Scandinavian online art journal kunstkritikk.no. She has exhibited at: INCA, Seattle (Solo); Tidens Krav, Oslo; Kunsthall Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; Podium, Oslo; Kurant Visningsrom, Tromsø; among others. Her work is part of the permanent…

[Bio] Daisuke Kosugi

Artist and filmmaker based in Oslo. He studied law and political science at Rikkyo University in Tokyo and worked as a risk consultant at an insurance company in Japan for several years. After moving to Oslo, he graduated in Fine Arts from the National Academy of Arts in Oslo. His work was shown at the 11th…

Daisuke Kosugi

Artista y cineasta que vive y trabaja en Oslo. Estudió Derecho y Ciencias Políticas en la Universidad Rikkyo de Tokio y trabajó como consultor de riesgos en una compañía de seguros en Japón durante varios años. Después de mudarse a Oslo, se licenció en Bellas Artes en la Academia Nacional de Artes de Oslo. Su…

Public Manifestations of Affect (Publication)

Manifestaciones Públicas de Afecto is a digital publication that reclaims the importance of incorporating an affective dimension to the public sphere that psychoanalysis and feminism have historically made; investigating its possibilities to function as a space of resistance against the policies of neoliberal subjectivation. Avoiding idealizations and recognizing that affects can also have a normalizing…

BAR International Symposium*: “Making Public Program”

20-24 March 2017 With: Eva Rowson (Showroom, London), Pablo Martínez (MACBA, Barcelona), Santiago Villanueva (Mamba, Buenos Aires), Leire Vergara (Bulegoa, Bilbao), Helmut Batista (Capacete, Rio de Janeiro), Elise Lammer (SALTS, Basel), Daniel Blanga-Gubbay (Aleppo, Brussels), Karima Boudou (Appartement22, Rabat), Equipo Palomar (artists, Barcelona), Josep Maynou (artist, Berlin), Florencia Portacarrero (curator, Lima), Kroot Juurak & Alex Bailey (performers, Wien), BAR TOOLests (Julia Gorostidi, Tali Serruya, Enea Cabanes, Alejandra Avilés, Ibai Hernandorena)…

[Bio] Jungju An

Obtuvo la Licenciatura en Bellas Artes en la Universidad Nacional de Seúl (Corea) y el título de master en la Universidad de Yonsei en Seúl, Corea. Jungju An arroja luz sobre una serie de temas que preocupan a la gente en diferentes lugares de todo el mundo, dando expresión universal a esos temas en sus obras de…

[Bio] Jungju An

he received his BFA degree from the Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea and his MFA degree from the Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. Jungju An sheds light on a range of issues that concern people in different places across the world, giving universal expression to such themes in his video works by employing a…

[Bio] Sojung Jun

(South Korea, 1982) received a BFA in Sculpture from Seoul National University and an MFA from Yonsei University. She is known for her video and per­for­mance art­works. Sojung Jun has been intrigued by the con­cept of time and the repet­i­tive expe­ri­ence of emo­tion in our life. She takes the life sto­ries of indi­vid­uals she comes…

[Bio] Mónica Restrepo

Mónica Restrepo, Born in Bogotá – Colombia, 1982. Has lived in Cali (Colombia), Marseille, Paris, Lyon (France) and Beirut (Lebanon). Studied at the local Fine Arts School in Cali and did the Postgraduate program in the École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux Arts de Lyon and the Homework Space Program in Beirut – Lebanon. Through out…

[Bio] Cristina Ochoa

(Bogotá, Colombia, 1976. Vive y trabaja en Mexico DF) realiza estudios Arquitectura y Artes Visuales en La Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, y en la Universidad Nacional en Bogotá, Colombia. Ha trabajado en diversos campos del mundo del arte. Educación, gestión, escritura y curaduría. Expone activamente su trabajo desde 2005, tanto en Colombia como internacionalmente, en diferentes…

[Bio] Cristina Ochoa

(Bogotá, Colombia, 1976. Lives and works in Mexico DF) is graduated in arquitechture and visual arts at  La Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Universidad Nacional in Bogotá, Colombia. She has developed projects in education, mediation, writing and curating. Selected exhibitions are Salón Nacional de Artistas in Colombia 2010, La Creciente, Ex Teresa Arte Actual, México, 2011,…

We have some great news!

Tenemos buenas noticias! Echad un ojo a nuestra web y disfrutad de la propuesta para homepageresidency de Jaume Ferrete Buen verano! Nos vemos en septiembre, ciao Andrea, Juan, Veronica >> desde primavera 2016 BAR project  proyecto residente en la Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona BAR TOOL #0, el nuevo programa pedagógico de BAR project, estará alojado…

Richard John Jones: PARTY

“To know of some is good; but for the rest, silence is to be praised” Ser Brunetto speaking of his fellow sodomites to Dante in the Inferno. Camouflage as a material and metaphor can allow us to question the limits of our perception and the technologies that mediate the act of bearing witness. As a…

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Viernes 23 Mayo 2014, 18.30, Careof DOCVA e Viafarini DOCVA, Milan Screening program Tobias Kaspar, Priscila Fernandes, Pauline Bastard, Ivan Argote, Marlie Mul, Cleo Fariselli, Ozlem Sulak e Nicoline van Harskampf “May Invitational” Careof DOCVA e Viafarini DOCVA, Milan      

Charla de BAR project – Jugada a 3 bandas

Miércoles 14 de Mayo, Bar Olimpic (Joaquin Costa 25B), Barcelona Charla de BAR project entre los  residentes Mohamed Abdelkarim, Eduardo Navarro y Angela Serino y el equipo de BAR project en el bar Olimpic. Trataremos, en un ambiente informal y amable,  diversos asuntos derivados del proyecto de residencias, su trabajo en la ciudad, los intereses…

Apéro Talk: Chris Sharp, Chris Fritzpatrick

Chis Sharp y Chris Fitzpatrick presentan sus respectivas prácticas curatoriales Miércoles, 19 de junio 19:00 hs en NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona* Chris Sharp (1974, USA; Ciudad de México, DF—MX) es escritor y comisario independiente. Sus intereses curatoriales giran en torno a una serie de cuestiones que van desde la reiteración, la retirada y la criminalidad hasta la…