CV

blanca_rego

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. Filmmaker . Noisemaker . Digital Artist . Translator . Writer . Researcher .

I’m fascinated by cinema since childhood. All I’ve always wanted is making films, so I studied Filmmaking. Later, I become interested in new technologies and studied Digital Arts.

Strongly influenced by experimental film and electronic music, my work focuses on the relationship between sound and image. I’m also a researcher and I work as a translator and writer for magazines, websites, and cultural institutions.

My work has been exhibited at film festivals, museums, and art galleries, among them the ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), Barbican Centre (London, UK), iotaSalon (Los Angeles, USA), and Espacio Fundación Telefónica (Madrid, Spain).

Film Festivals & Screenings (selection)
2017
• Phenomia: Experimental Spanish Films, itinerant film screening, France & Brasil.
• This is not Cinema: Películas de Blanca Rego, Crater-Lab, Barcelona (Spain).
• Fest Anča, Žilina (Slovakia).
• iotaSalon: The Best of Punto y Raya Festival, Los Angeles (USA).
2016
• El sonido y el cine experimental, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain.
• Punto y Raya, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany.
• L’Alternativa, Barcelona, Spain.
• CRANC #01, Barcelona, Spain.
• Festival Seco, Barcelona, Spain.
• Jornadas de reapropiación, Mexico City, Mexico.
2015
• La luz expandida: Nuevas tecnologías en el videoarte español, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Spain.
• Festival du Film Espagnol de Toulouse, France.
• Nokodek Festival, Donostia, Spain.
• Experiments in Cinema v10.T36, Albuquerque, USA.
• Salle Apollo, Boucau, France.
• Usurp Zone5 Film Festival, London, UK.
• OpenEyes Filmfest, Marburg, Germany.
• Bideodromo, Bilbao, Spain.
• DAS2015, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
• Rencontres d’arts numériques d’ISI: Isi#10, Montpellier, France.
2014
• Szczecin European Film Festival, Szczecin, Poland.
• Salón de arte digital, Maracaibo, Venezuela.
2013
• Streaming Festival 8th edition, The Hague, The Netherlands.
• PhonoKino II, Frankfurt, Germany.
• Total Refreshment Centre, London, UK.
2012
• Simultan Festival #8 The Beginning of the End, Timisorara, Romania.
• 7th Naoussa International Film Festival, Naoussa, Greece.
2011
• Streaming Festival 6th edition, The Hague, The Netherlands.
2010
• Amalgama, sesiones de cine y vídeo experimental: Abstracción, figuración, Barcelona, Spain.
2007
• Athens Video Art Festival 07, Athens, Greece.

Group Exhibitions (selection)
2017
• Cynetart Festival 2017: “Enlightenment For The Nerd”, Dresden, Germany.
2015
• DIDAM, Bayonne, France.
• Partie 1, Salle Apollo, Boucau, France.
• The Digital Muddy Expanded Media Festival V1.0, Carbondale, USA.
2014
• Exuberant Politics, Iowa City, USA.
2013
• Salon Video: Matters of Method, Iași, Romania.
• The End is the Beginning, The Market Studios, 2013, Dublin, Ireland.
• 0P3NR3P0, part of Glitch Moment/ums, London & online.
2009
• Noise, Pennbrick Gallery, Santa Fe, USA.
• Zeppelin. Sound Projects Festival, Barcelona, Spain.
2008
• In-Sonora. Sound Art and Interactive Art Festival, Madrid, Spain.

Live Shows
2015
• Les Écuries de Baroja, Anglet, France.
2014
• Caudorella, Barcelona, Spain.
• El cine revelado, CA2M, Móstoles, Spain.
• Mutek, Barcelona, Spain.
2012
• Festival Eco1 [Encuentro de nuevos sonidos], Madrid, Spain.
• 8a Mostra sonora i visual Convent Sant Agustí, Barcelona, Spain.
2011
• Nokodek Festival, Donostia, Spain.
2009
• Experimentaclub09. International Experimental Music Festival, Madrid, Spain.

Artist residencies
2015
• Les Écuries de Baroja, Anglet, France.
2014
• L’Estruch, Sabadell, Spain.

Curatorial work
2017
• When the Sound is the Image, Curtocircuíto – International Film Festival, Santiago, Spain.
2011
• Sensxperiment Audiovisual Season, Córdoba and Lucena, Spain.

Talks & Discussion Panels
2017
• How to Blockchain for Artists, Labels and Fans, Sónar, Barcelona, Spain.
• Synaesthesia, Curtocircuíto – International Film Festival, Santiago, Spain.
2014
• IV Meeting on Social Networking for Museums and Contemporary Art, MUSAC, León, Spain.
• Visual Music, Mutek, Barcelona, Spain.
2012
• Digital Art, Copyright, and Archive, Festival Eco1 [Encuentro de nuevos sonidos], Madrid, Spain.

Awards (selection)
2016
• 12th Stereohype Button Badge Design Competition, 3rd Prize (Single Badge).
• Punto y Raya Festival, 1st Prize.
2007
• IV Sound Art Call En el aire, shortlisted, Spain.
1999
• Creació Jove Mercè 99, 2nd prize in the literature category, Spain.