Pau Catà

Pau Cata has been working in the cultural field as facilitator and curator for more than 10 years. He competed his degree in Contemporary History by the University of Barcelona in 2004 with awarded Erasmus in the Univercita degli studi di Firenze (Italy) and at the Laboratory of Anthopology a Democrit University of Komotini (Greece) . In the same year he moved to London where he worked at The British Museum and the White Cube Gallery while completing a Diploma in Arts Management by Birkbeck College, participated in different courses on curating at Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design and created the curatorial partnership Nomadic Projects. He has an MA in Critical Arts Management and Media Cultural Studies by LSBU for which he was awarded a Distinction and the Course Director Price for Outstanding Achievement. Since 2009 he is the founder director of CeRCCa, Center for Research and Creativity Casamarles, an AIR Program and research center outside of Barcelona. As part of his job he has been involved in numerous research projects in the field of artists mobility and Artists in Residence Programs and has curated more than 12 exhibitions. He is currently a PhD candidate at University of Edinburgh and co-coordinator of NACMM_North Africa Cultural Mobility Map, Kibrit and Platform HARAKAT.

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Ro Caminal

With an educational background in the Fine Arts and the Anthropology’s fields, Ro Caminal develops her artistic practice exploring the world of re-presentation, hybridizing undisciplined between both fields. She has participated in numerous collective exhibitions; Post-it City, Casual Cities. (CCCB, Barcelona), Breathing Time. (Mas Esglèsies, Reus), Valls Biennial 2103. (Valls), Extralocales. (AVIC), What can we do? (Can Felipa, Barcelona), Resistance Policies. (Sala Fortuny, Reus), Invested Time. (Can Felipa, Barcelona), A Dilemma (Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona), Wide Angle. (Fabra and Coats, Barcelona), Transmissions (Tinglado 2, Tarragona), Translocacions. (Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona), Para-Pharmacy. (Liminal GR), International Biennial of Video of Puebla. (Mexico), TIVA 16 International Video Art Exhibition Of The National Museum of Taiwan. (Taiwan), Woman are who look. (Kino Palais, Buenos Aires). The Art of getting Lost in the City (GuDran, Alexandria) or The 1 International Biennial of Lagos (Nigeria). She has held individual exhibitions in El Levante (Rosario, Argentina), New Zero Art Gallery. (Yangon, Myanmar), Artellewa Gallery. (Cairo, Egypt), Gallery Ethiopiques. (Saint Louis, Senegal). Her films had been screen at various festivals like Kinotheca (Wien), Migrant Film Festival (Lubjbijana) or CineMigrante (Barcelona) Selected for various residence grants to develop social art projects. ( El Levante, Artellewa, New zer Art Space, Waaw Senegal). Winner of the 2013 Contextador, CA Tarragona and the Hangar 2016 Production Grant. Awarded with the Ciutat de Valls Prize 2015. Biennial Guasch- Corantny Her work is represented in the collections of the Museum of Valls, in the Fund of Contemporary Art of the Generalitat de Catalunya and Civit Private Collection.

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Marta Vallejo

Is a writer, politologist and cultural producer. she combines cultural management with artisitic intervention and political activism. She has lived in Dakar working for the culture and development program of the Spanish Development Agency as well as for Kër Thiossane, a multimedia art centre. She has also been based in Alexandria where she has developed several artistic researches on the collective construction of spaces for resistance and creation. As a member of the art collective La Companyía she has curated multiple projects focusing on collective creation processes as well as on the situated menaings of the en-commun. As a writer she is a regular contributor at the magazine Nativa and as an artist she explores the potential of words and sound to open and contain experiences of memory, imagination and modulation of identities in times of crisis.

Francesca Masoero

Francesca Masoero is an independent curator, researcher and cultural project manager. She is assisting director and curator at LE 18, independent art space (Marrakech), coordinator of Kibrit and founding member of Madrassa Collective, a transnational curatorial platform. — With a background in critical theory and political economy, she is particularly interested in exploring interdisciplinary research, curatorial methodologies and collaborative, socially-engaged art practices, investigating the role they may have as forms of resistance and as forces of trans- formation particularly in peripheral and postcolonial geographies. Her research investigates processes of appropriation, translation, cultural and political-economic contamination, migration and mobility and the politics linked to public spaces and common goods.

Balbina Sardà

Graduated in Fine Arts at Universitat de Barcelona (UB 2007) Specialized in serigraphic printing technique at Kungl. Konsthögskolan (KKH 2005) Self-taught training in web management since 2011. Works in Web management, Photography and Graphic Communication to make Projects stand out.

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PLATFORM HARAKAT IS A PROJECT REFLECTING UPON THE TRADITIONS AND CONTRADICTIONS OF TRAVELLING AND ITS MULTIPLE MEANINGS WEAVED IN MEDITERRANEAN, SAHEL AND WEST AFRICAN REGIONS.
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