Jorge Isla (Huesca, 1992) is a visual artist based in Spain. Since 2015, Jorge main interest focuses on photography,  in particular, observing and analyzing the reality working the differences between the human perceptions against the photographic camera, and how it can represent different realities that people cannot sense with their own eyes. Actually, his works is a meeting point between multimedia, light installations and photography.

He won the VEGAP 2015, MAPA Grant of LENS School 2016, Visual Arts Grant from the Spanish Ministry of Culture in the Collège d’Espagne à Paris (2017), etc. He has been selected to participate in the A Quemarropa Residency (Alicante, 2015), V Encontro de Artistas Novos in S. de Compostela (2015), II Encuentro de Artistas de Castilla y León (Segovia, 2018) and Bilbaoarte (Bilbao, 2018).

His work has been exhibited in different solo and group shows such as Photoespaña (2017), XV Bienal de Fotografía of Córdoba (2017), Kir Royal Gallery (2017, Madrid), Antonia Puyó Gallery (2017, Saragossa), CentroCentro Cibeles -Lanzadera Project curated by Iñaki Domingo (2016, Madrid)-, Centro del Carmen Museum of Valencia (2016), Fachada Media of Etopia (2016 Saragossa), Contemporary Art Glass Museum of Alcorcón -Curated by E1000- (Madrid, 2018), etc.

In adition, Jorge it’s part of the editorial board of Graffiti Removal, the largest submission-based image archive of removed graffiti around the world.

     EDUCATION_

Currently
PhD art studies at Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain.

2016 – 2017
Master of Fine Art Photography and Professional ProjectsLens School of Visual Arts, Madrid, Spain.

2014 – 2015
MFA in Artistic Production. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain.

2010 – 2014
Degree in Media. Universidad San Jorge, Zaragoza, Spain.

Seminars with artists
Pedro Avellaned, Paulina Aleshkhina, Guy Benedict Begbie, Jaime de los Rios, Lola Guerrera, Ana Laura Aláez, Laia Abril, Eduardo Nave, David Jimenez…

   

     SOLO EXHIBITIONS_

ForthcomingEspacio en BlancoUniversidad San Jorge, Zaragoza, September, 2018.

Galería Antonia Puyó, Zaragoza, Spain. 2017.

Photoespaña OFFKir Royal Gallery, Madrid, Spain. 2017.*

XV Bienal de Fotografía de Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain. 2017.* 

MenadorUniversitat Jaume I (UJI), Castellón, Spain. 2017. 

Lanzadera, curated by Iñaki Domingo, CentroCentro Cibeles (Madrid City Hall)Madrid, Spain. 2016.*

 

     GRANTS & RESIDENCIES_ 

Currently. Artist Residency. Fundación BilbaoArte, Bilbao, Spain. July – December. 2018.*

Selected. Grant Joaquina Zamora, Zaragoza, Spain, 2018.

Selected. II Encuentro de Artistas de Castilla y León, Segovia, Spain, 2018.

Artist Residency. Marais de Tarbes, Council of Huesca and CDAN, Tarbes, France. May – June. 2018.

Finalist. Enrique Algarra Grant Photon Festival, Valencia, Spain, 2018.

Grant. C arte C. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, 2018.

Grant. AACA (Asociación de Críticos de Arte de Aragón), 2017.

Artist Residency. Colegio de España en París (France).Visual Arts Grant from the Spanish Ministry of Culture. January – May. 2018.

Ayudas a la Creación Artística Gobierno de Aragón, Spain. 2017.

Finalist. XXIII Muestra de Arte Joven de la Rioja, Logroño, Spain. 2017.

Ayudas a la Producción Artística Council of Huesca. 2017.

Artist Residency. Pueblos en Arte, Torralba de Ribota, Spain. 2017.

Finalist. X Premio de Expresión Plástica de la Fundación Ramón J. Sender – UNED Barbastro, Huesca, Spain. 2017.*

Finalist. IV Scholarship of Investigation and artistic Production of Espai Rambleta, Valencia, Spain. 2017. 

Finalist. Premi Ciutat de Palma Antoni Gelabert d’Arts Visuals 2016Group show, Casal Solleric, Palma, Spain. 2016. 

Scholarship for the Master of Fine Art Photography and Professional ProjectsLens School of Visual Arts, Madrid, Spain. 2016. 

Shortlisted. Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña 2016 with Sputtering, Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain. 2016.

Finalist. LOOP Discovery with Sputtering -videoart-, Barcelona, Spain. 2016.

Finalist. Sputtering -videoart- at Ull-Nu Festival, Andorra la Vella, Andorra. 2016.*

Finalist. III Scholarship of Investigation and artistic Production of Espai Rambleta, Valencia, Spain. 2015.

Grant. Propuestas VEGAP, 2015.

V Encontro de Artistas Novos, Cidade da Cultura, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 2015.

A Quemarropa Artist Residency, Parking Gallery, Alicante, Spain. 2015.

 

     GROUP EXHIBITIONS_SELECTION_

Forthcoming. C arte C, curated by Eduardo García Nieto. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, September, 2018.

Grant Joaquina Zamora, Palacio de Sástago, Zaragoza, Spain, 2018.

La Gran Máquina V. Museu Trepat, Tárrega, Lérida, Spain, May, 2018.*

Working Glass, curated by E1000. MAVA, Alcorcón, Spain, 2018. 

Open Studios. Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, France, 2018.

Tèrmica Lab, Granollers, Barcelona, Spain. 2017.

Ciutat Vella Oberta @ IVAM, Valencia, Spain. 2017.*

Estampa Contemporary Art FairKir Royal Gallery Stand, Madrid, Spain. 2017.*

Terra Incognita, Lens Escuela de Artes Visuales, Madrid, Spain. 2017.

Art LimaKir Royal Gallery Stand, Lima, Perú. 2017.*

Margen de Error, curated by Fernando Gomez de la Cuesta, TEA, Tenerife, Spain. 2017.*

Group ShowKir Royal Gallery, Madrid, Spain. 2016.

Slideluck Madrid, curated by Christian Lagata. Madrid, Spain. 2016.

Marte Art FairCiutat Vella Oberta Stand, Castellón de la Plana, Spain. 2016.

Laboratori B -Publication- curated by Fernando Gómez de la CuestaEs Baluard,Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain. 2016.* 

Galerías, Group Show, La Cárcel_Segovia Centro de CreaciónSegovia, Spain. 2016.

CALL_2016, Group show, Galería A del ArteZaragoza, Spain. 2016.

PAM!PAM!, Group show, with Sputtering Museo Centro del Carmen de Valencia, Valencia, Spain. 2016.

Itinerarios fotográficos, at Pa-ta-ta Festival with Sputtering, Granada, Spain. 2016.

Light Installation with SputteringFachada MediaETOPIA Center for Art & Technology, Zaragoza, Spain. 2016.

100×100, Group show, Galería A del Arte, Zaragoza, Spain, 2015.

Ciutat Vella Oberta, MuVIM (MuVIM, Museu Valencià de la Illustració i la Modernitat), Group show, Valencia, Spain. 2015.

Pasarela Media 2015, ETOPIA Center for Art & Technology, Zaragoza, Spain. 2015. Special Mention with Sputtering.

BPhoto Portfolio review, Barbastro, Spain. 2015.

Espacio 55 Portfolio reviewOctubre Centro de Cultura Contemporánea, Valencia, Spain. 2015.

PAM!15, III Muestra de producción artística y multimedia, Group show. Facultat de Belles Arts, Universitad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain. 2015. Special Mention with Empty Space.*

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*Exhibition catalogue edited. 

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     PRESS_

Metrópolis / Working Glass

La aventura del saber / Working Glass

El Asombrario / Working Glass

Revista Madriz / Working Glass

Raim

Heraldo de Aragón / Becas FormARTE / Colegio de España en París

Masdearte.com / Fichados

Revista Madriz / Nerea Ubieto / LUV-A / Photoespaña OFF

Clavoardiendo / LUV-A / Photoespaña OFF

PAC / LUV-A / Photoespaña OFF

The Art Market / LUV-A / Photoespaña OFF

Heraldo de Aragón / LUV-A / Photoespaña OFF

Group Show / Kir Royal Gallery / PAC

Slideluck Madrid / NEO2

25 años / ABC Cultural

Sputtering / Lanzadera / PAC

Interview / Propuestas VEGAP 2015 

Interview / Archivo Jalón Ángel

Sputtering / Lanzadera / Curated by Iñaki Domingo / CentroCentro 

Galerías#4 / La Cárcel_Segovia Centro de Creación

Darán que hablar / ABC / Javier Díaz Guardiola 

Clavoardiendo Magazine 

Call Galería A del Arte / El Periódico de Aragón

Call Galería A del Arte / Heraldo

PAM!PAM! / MAKMA

PAM!PAM! / Valencia Plaza

PAM!PAM! / El Mundo

Residencia A Quemarropa / MAKMA