Gustavo Romano

Buenos Aires. Lives and works in Madrid

Gustavo Romano is a contemporary artist and curator. In 1995 he founded the website Fin del Mundo (The End of the World), the first virtual space in Latin America focused in net art projects. From 2004 to 2008 was the director of the Medialab of the Cultural Center of Spain in Buenos Aires. Since 2008 is the curator of NETescopio, an archive of net art projects for the MEIAC, of Badajoz, Spain. He is the director of PSYCHOECONOMY!, an artistic platform for discussion and research, proposing an alternative approach on various global issues. Each edition involves an artists’ meeting, a public event and a publication.

As artist, he works in a variety of media including actions, net art, video, installations, and photography. He uses media and technology devices as well as objects belonging to our daily lives decontextualizing them and trying to force a think over about our routines and preconceptions.

He has participated in many international events like the VII Havana Biennial, the I Singapore Biennale; the I Biennial of Lima; the II Biennial of Porto Alegre, Brazil; the I Biennial of the End of the World, Ushuaia, Argentina; Videonale 11, Bonn; Madrid Abierto 2010, Spain, Transmediale 03 Berlin; Ars Electronica 97, Austria, Madrid Abierto, Transitio MX, Mexico.

He has won several prizes like the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2006 and the Vida Prize Telefonica Foundation, Spain. Born in Buenos Aires, he works and lives in Madrid, Spain.

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