David Castro

David Castro

Local Artists-in-Residency Program, May 2012.
Place of birth: Gijón, Asturias, Spain, 1970.
Place of residence: A Coruña, Spain.
Artistic fields: video and design.

BA of Fine Arts from the University of Salamanca, enjoy a scholarship Erasmus in the Hdk from Berlin with the artist Lothar Baumgarten and in 1997 he studied a year at the Architectural Association (AA School) in London.

In 2001 he received the Gas Natural Fenosa Artistic Creation Grant Abroad, bound for Mexico City where he participated in group exhibitions in X-Teresa , Muca-Roma and at the cultural center O. Yoliztli with the exhibition Ser y Estar curated by Luis A. Orozco. In 2007 he presented the solo exhibition Los ítems crudos in the DF gallery in Santiago de Compostela and participates in the collective exhibition Miradores 07 in Matadero Madrid.

His work is characterized by an interest for the redesign; the manufacturing and the representation of utilitarian as a found fact, and in this sense has taught several workshops over the years.

Since 2009 makes videos like A Golpes and Taller Obxector about the isolated gestures of the montage, in 2010 with the aid of AGADIC he makes Mougás and Theremin Azulexo, and has also participated in parallel sessions of S8 Festival de Cinema Periférico, Fesitval Cineuropa in Santiago de Compostela, Festival OUFF in Ourense y Curtopía in Vigo.

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