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Alvaro Arrosamena

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 Alvaro Arrosamena Daners

 Born in Montevideo, Uruguay 1964. Lives and works in Sweden and Uruguay

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 
 
 
  “God is out for lunch “Group exposition at “Röda Sten Kultur Reservat” Gothenburg, Sweden. (Juny2000)

“Kosmopoliter” Group exposition at “Bohusgalleriet” Uddevalla. Sweden. (May 2002)
“Sverige omskapat” at Konsthallen, Gothenburg Art Museum. Sweden (Nov 2002)

“Structure” Group exposition at Fine arts school Valand, Gothenburg. Sweden (May 2003)
“Colors” Group exposition at Domain Gallery, Leipzig, Germany (Dec 2004)
Paintings and multimedia. Art Nordic, Konst mässan. Goteborgs mässam. Sweden 2008
 
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS  
 
 
  "Lumina" Paintings and painted booksat “Cosmopolitan Gallery” Gothenburg, Sweden. (May, 2000)
“Desde El Mar” performance at Valand Fine Arts School of Arts. Gothenburg, (Nov 2001)
“Ville ni ha blod och kött?” (4 performances). Valand Fine Arts School. Gothenburg, (Dec 2001)
”Caboclos” (Ritual) “Culture night” at the Cosmopolitan Gallery, Gothenburg, (Feb 2002)
"Bautizo" (Performance + Ritual) at Univeseum. Gotenburg. (May 2002)
“Travel 01” Performance + Ritual “elfte timman” at Stadsteater, Gothenburg, Sweden (May2002)
“Politics in crisis” (Public performance) at the Frit Forum Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden (Aug2002)
“Spiritus” (Art Performance + Ritual) at Konsthallen, Gothenburg Art Museum, (Nov 2002)

“Yamado a Oxúm” (Ritual) at the Cabaret Voltaire, Cosmopolitan Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden (Mar 2003)
“Just Do It” (Public Performance) at the Cabaret Voltaire, Cosmopolitan Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden (May, 2003)
“Exú abre tus puertas” (Ritual) at the Performance Festival of Umeå, Umeå. Sweden (May 2003)
"War for export" (Political Action) Avenyn. Gothenburg, Sweden (May 2003).
"Secretos Ritos" (Studio performance) at 7dreams Studios, Gothenburg. Sweden (June 2003)

“Cleaning ritual” (Ritual) at the Cabaret Voltaire, Monumental atelier, Valand, Gothenburg. Sweden (June 2003).
"Elementos Rituales" (Art performance) Komunistiska Partiet Hus. Gothenburg. Sweden (Oct 2003)
“Hombre blanco, mi mente no está en blanco” (Public Performance) at Iberoamerikanska Institutet, Gethenburg University. Sweden (Nov 2003)
“Varför gör de så?” (Public Performance, experiences with the public) at Stadsbibliotek, Gothenburg, Sweden (Mar 2004)

“Introspection” (Art performance) at Luang prabang center, Luang Prabang. Laos (May 2004)
"Frida tus lágrimas en mis ojos" (Art Performance), Tribute to Frida Khalo. Frolunda Kulturhus, Gothenburg. Sweden (June 2004).
"Textures" 24 hours don´t stop painting (Installation/performance) at 7dreams Studios. Gothenburg. Sweden (Oct 2004).
"Minha Deusa Minha Mae" (Ritual). Tribute to Candomblé´s Divinity Yemanjá. El Cabito. La Paloma, Uruguay (Feb 2005).
"Elementales" Las almas Indias. (Ritual installations and Rituals). Waslala. Laguna de Rocha, Uruguay. (Feb 2005)
"Será la guerra por sobre todas las cosas" (Public performance). Waslala. Laguna de Rocha Uruguay. (Jan 2006).
Permanent installations at International Blues Society. Gothenburg, Sweden (April 2007)

“Por fin te vas” (Video Installation) at Multikultura exhibition. Gothenburg, Sweden (Nov 2007)
 
 
     
 
     
 

EDUCATION  
 
 
  1987 - 1988
 
 
 
  Art History 
 
 
 
  Museé Royal des Beaux Arts Bruxelles
 
 
 
  Brussels, Belgium
 
 
 
  1988 - 1989
 
 
 
  Interior design 
 
 
 
  Modus vivendi Design School
 
 
 
  Montevideo
 
 
 
  1990 - 1992
 
 
 
  Fine arts/Free media 
 
 
 
  Escuela Nacional de Bellas artes
 
 
 
  Montevideo, Ururguay
 
 
 
  2000 - 2002
 
 
 
  Fri konst 
 
 
 
  Valand Konst Skola
 
 
 
  Gothenburg, Sweden
 
 
 
  2002 - 2003
 
 
 
  Personal research in performance 
 
 
 
  Valand konst Skola
 
 
 
  Gothenburg, Sweden
 
 
 
  2003 - 2004
 
 
 
  Politics in Latin America 
 
 
 
  Iberoamerikanska Inst. Goteborg Universitet
 
 
 
  Gothenburg. Sweden
 
 
 

PROJECTS  
 
 
  1997
 
 
 
  La casa del bosque
 
 
 
  Ecological constructions - Rocha, Uruguay
 
 
 
  Ecological constructions and installations in La Paloma, Rocha, Uruguay
 
 
 
  1998
 
 
 
  Väders Akademin
 
 
 
  Educational - Gothenburg
 
 
 
  Organized and headed curses of Creativity with recycled materials and Performance at “Världelsakademin, Pannhuset” Gothenburg, Sweden (1998)
 
 
 
  2000
 
 
 
  Waslala Ranch
 
 
 
  Ecologial - Laguna de Rocha, Uruguay
 
 
 
  Ecological constructions and installations, sacred places and land art
 
 
 
  2001
 
 
 
  Reggae House
 
 
 
  Ecological - Koh Lanta, Thailand
 
 
 
  Project “Reggae House” ecological sculptures, constructions and paintings. Koh Lanta, Thailand. (Set-Nov 2001)
 
 
 
  2001
 
 
 
  Transperformance
 
 
 
  Educational / experimental - Gothenburg
 
 
 
  Started and directed performance group “Transperformance” Gothenburg. Sweden (2001- 2005)
 
 
 
  2002
 
 
 
  Cabaret Voltaire
 
 
 
  Experimental - Gothenburg
 
 
 
  Created and directed the project ”Cabaret Voltaire Experimental Performance” with students of the Music and Theatre School, Valand FineArt School and emerging artists, musicians and poets. Gothenburg, Sweden (2002-2003)
 
 
 
  2005
 
 
 
  Proyecto Arte Natural
 
 
 
  Experimental Workshops - Laguna de Rocha, Uruguay
 
 
 
  “Arte Natural” Creative workshops at Rancho Waslala, Laguna de Rocha. Uruguay (Jan 2005)
 
 
 
  2007
 
 
 
  Code noir
 
 
 
  Documentary film production - Gothenburg
 
 
 
  Production and direction of documentary series film "Code Noir" Gothenburg, Sweden (2006-2007)
 
 
 
  2007
 
 
 
  My life as a nomad
 
 
 
  Film production - Kathmandú, Nepal
 
 
 
  Production and direction of "My life as a nomad" Transitional film project. Kathmandu, Nepal (May - June 2007)

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