DosJotas/ Unknown

Spain 1982

Urban Art, Street Art, Urban Interventions

www.dosjotas.org

DosJotas
Unknown
Male
Spain
1982
October 2, 2015
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DosJotas is a Spanish artist known for his urban interventions, carried out with a critical cultural and planning perspective. His work is focused on social, political and cultural criticism, and based on appropriating and reinterpreting existing elements in the urban landscape.

Red Zone – Don’t even think of being poor here

- Don't Even Think, New York, 2014
DosJotas – Don’t Even Think, New York, 2014

DosJotas Biography: Background and Education

DosJotas was born in 1982 in Madrid, Spain and received the degree in Fine Arts from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Master’s degree in Contemporary Art from U.E.M.

Art and the City

DosJotas sees the city as a field for action and artistic intervention, not from a formal, aesthetic or decorative perspective, or as a field offering a monumental vision of public space, but as a specific arena for questioning and criticizing our society, our habits and our ideas.

Delusions of Grandeur

- Delusions, MoMA Museum. New York, 2014
DosJotas – Delusions, MoMA Museum. New York, 2014

Social Criticism: Political and Cultural

His social criticism ranges from the processes of gentrification found in all large cities, to means of control in mass societies and civic passivity, within the context of disappearing public spaces.

The cities where his interventions took place include Madrid,New York, Miami, Paris, San Francisco, Amsterdam and Barcelona.

Nowadays, he continues developing his work focused on social criticism, political and cultural.

Retro business – Cococrash

- Retro business, Cococrash, 2015
DosJotas – Retro business, Cococrash, 2015

DosJotas lives and works in Madrid, Spain.

All images courtesy of the artist

YearExhibition TitleGallery/MuseumSolo/Group
2015Efímero Político Swinton Gallery. MadridSolo
2015Luminaria 01. Mercado de Usera, Madrid.Group
2015CLONART II la 2ª Muestra Internacional de Stencil de Valencia. Espai mediterrani, Festival cultural. Valencia.Group
2015Mulafest 15 IFEMA.Group
2014METRÓPOLIS. 30 años en vanguardia. Fundación Canal, Madrid.Group
2014Festival Proyector Espacio Oculto. Madrid.Group
2014Aquí y ahora. Freud. Galería Blanca Soto. Madrid.Group
2014Presupuesto 5€ Consonni, Bilbao.Group
2014Greetings from Miami. ArtCenter-South Florida. Miami, USA.Solo
2013Room Art Fair Madrid.Group
2013Marca España Europe Creative Center ECC, Berlin.Group
2013Inéditos 2013. People have the power La Casa Encendida, Madrid.Group
2012Striptember MC. Theater, Amsterdam. Paises Bajos.Group
2012Wunderkammer! La bañera Gallery. Madrid.Group
2012Intervenciones urbanas Sala Juan Carlos I, San Fernando de Henares, Madrid.Group
2011Espacio no usado Galería Magda Bellotti, Madrid.Group
2011WallPaper Galería Art & Design, Barcelona.Group
2011III Certamen de Dibujo Contemporáneo Pilar y Andrés Centenera Jaraba Villa de Alovera. Guadalajara.Group
2011Hic me Espacio para el Arte y la Cultura de Aranjuez, de la Obra Social Caja Madrid, Aranjuez .Group
2011Urban cultura 2011 Galería Naranjo, Madrid.Group
2011Ciclo de proyección e intervención colectiva Migraciones viusales, Mexico, D.F.Group
2011Técnicas subversivas en la vida cotidiana Espacio La Carbonería, Barcelona. Group
2011Ciudad logotipo. D-Mencia, XII Muestra de Arte Contemporáneo. Córdoba.Solo
2010Cerrado por quiebra Espacio F, Madrid.Solo
2010Urban Arts Madrid II. Espacio 8, Madrid.Group
2010Imagina 10 VII Muestra de arte libre. San Javier, Murcia Group
2010Presupuesto 6 €: Prácticas artísticas y precariedad Off Limits, Madrid.Group
2010Urban Arts Madrid II Espacio 8, Madrid.Group
2010Imagina 10 VII Muestra de Arte libre San Javier, Murcia.Group
2009Festival Artehurbano Huesca.Group
2009Festival de Arte Crítica Urbana 09 Patio Maravillas, Madrid.Group
2009Yo no tengo razón Off Limits, Madrid.Group
2009Diana World Tour Sociedad Lomográfica Internacional, Madrid; Barcelona.Group
2009Madrid Póster Art Espacio Espora, Madrid.Group
2008Censurado Fundación Alianza Hispánica, Madrid. Solo
2008Contiguos Fundación Alianza Hispánica, Madrid.Group
2008La copia lo falso y el original. Canal Abierto, Sala de Exposiciones Canal de Isabel II, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid.Group
2008Psicogeografías: Espacio y Memoria Red Itiner, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid. Group
2005Pinto-Poesía Sala TIS, Madrid.Solo