Avelino Sala

Born in Gijón, 1972

Graduated with a BA (Hons degree) in Critical Art Practice from the Brighton University. He is co-editor of the magazine Sublime (www.sublimeart.net) and co-founder of the curatorial group Commission. Sala works with concepts related with society today, its crisis and dreams, from a late-romantic perspective, critique, solitude, the position of antihero, hope and drama. His vision is based on an apocalyptic and ironic approach, opening up a gateway to optimism and resistance. He has taken part in many events and projects like the Caracas Biennial (2006), Poles Apart/Poles Together at the Venice Biennale (2005), Reflexionen at Rostock Kunsthalle (2005), the Valencia Biennial (2007), Small Revolutions, TINA B: The Prague Contemporary Art Festival (2008), The Promised Land, Chelsea Art Museum, New York (2008), and FWWM, Central Park, Swiss Embassy in New York (2008). With grants and scholarships from CajAsturias, Hangar in Barcelona and Bilbao Arte among others, his work has gone on to enter various collections like Caja Madrid’s Testimonio collection (Generación 2003 Award), the Consejo Superior de Deportes, Explum, and others.In 2007 he won the Artport International Video Award in Basel, sponsored by UNESCO and the NY Foundation for the Arts. At present, he is preparing work for the Havana Biennial, the Virgil de Voldere gallery in New York and Casa de España in Santo Domingo.

http://avelinosala.es/

Socorro, 2007

Site-specific installation outside Church of Cristo del Socorro and Maritime Museum of Asturias, Luanco. Sign with aluminium edging, perspex, neon and fishing nets

Extensiones-Anclajes. Phase I
30
Mar
2007
30
Jun
2007

Explores several of the lines of action established by LABoral as its guidelines: a ...

El enemigo está dentro, disparad sobre nosotros (2008)

2 photographs. Acknowledgments: Galería Espacio Líquido, Gijón & Galería Raquel Ponce, Madrid.

El pasado en el presente y lo propio en lo ajeno
3
Apr
2009
28
Sep
2009

The exhibition El pasado en el presente y lo propio en lo ajeno (The past in the present ...


DVD video. Edition of 9. 2, 35 min. Acknowledgments: Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura.

Alegorías de la Migración
15
Oct
2010
22
Nov
2010

O’dam ONGd, in collaboration with LABoral and with Instituto Cultural Cabañas ...

Homeland or Death, 2010

Installation. Perforated canvas print 8 x 8 meters

Cabina
5
Nov
2008
29
Nov
2008

LABoral Centro de Arte and CMX (Conseyu de Mocedá de Xixón, the Youth Council of ...

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