Pau Faus

Exchange grant residency Ceroinspiración of Quito and Hangar (2012)

Pau Faus, Barcelona 1974

Period of residence: April 2012

Pau Faus is architect and visual artist. Urban everyday life explorer, mainly interested on the autonomous practices within the contemporary city. His work aims to activate mechanisms of representation, narration and/or interaction in order to highlight the particularities and conflicts of the place he’s settled at. Most of his projects are ‘site specific’, in collaboration with local agents and other professionals such as architects, photographers, anthropologists or visual and performing artists.

Solo Exhibitions:

2010 La Ciudad Jubilada. Sala d’Art (Ripollet, Barcelona),2009 Terminologia Urbana do Recife. Museo Murillo LaGreca (Recife, Brazil)

Group Exhibitions

2012 Qui som i per on ens movem?. Museu de l’Empordà (Figueres, Barcelona,2011 Post-it City. CentroCentro Palacio Cibeles (Madrid, Spain)

2011 Festival Ingràvid (Figueres, Barcelona), 2011 Això no és un museu. ACVic (Vic, Barcelona),2011 Public AIR. CSW Zamek Ujazdowski (Warsaw, Poland)

2011 UrbanBody. i-camp theater (Munich, Germany).

Exchange between the contemporary art centers CeroInspiración (Quito, Ecuador) and Hangar (Barcelona). ‘Archivo Móvil’ is an initiative of the Cultural team Ceroinspiración in order to explore the memory of La Floresta sector in Quito from a direct contact with the neighborhood. The project’s main objective, in its phase 1 during the month of March, are to share and disseminate the results of this research with the inhabitants of the sector. Afterwards, in April, the project will move to Barcelona, Encants market in order to test its methodology in the neighborhood of Poblenou, and to articulate both urban realities from its possible points of attachment. The two phases of the project are made next to the Ecuadorian artists Chuky Vaca and Adrián Balseca.


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