CV

blanca_rego

_blank [also known by her human alias: Blanca Rego]
. Filmmaker . Noisemaker . Digital Artist . Translator . Writer . Researcher .

Fascinated by cinema since childhood, she studied filmmaking, animation, and new media.

Her work focuses mainly on the relationship between image and sound, with a clear influence of classic experimental films and contemporary electronic music. It is also worth noting her work as a researcher, which includes regular collaborations as a translator, and a writer with several magazines, websites, and institutions.

Her work have been exhibited at many video-art and experimental film festivals, museums, art centres, and art galleries, such as the ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), Experiments in Cinema (Albuquerque, USA), Espacio Fundación Telefónica (Madrid, Spain), the CA2M (Móstoles, Spain), the CCCB (Barcelona, Spain) the MARCO (Vigo, Spain), The Market Studios (Dublin, Ireland), etc.

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.