Andrea Rodriguez Novoais an architect, curator, and writer based in Spain, France, and Switzerland.
She’s co-founder and director of BAR project. She is a member of IKT, International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art and of C-E-A Commissaires d’exposition associés (France). She is a Member of the Acquisition Committee for the Collection of the FRAC Normandie in Caen, France. Since 2018, she collaborates with Leopold Banchini Architects in Geneva.
Regarding her curatorial practice, her reflection expands on space and time, image and story. A special focus on language and its declinations, highly informs her fictional-like critical texts and written projects. She develops curatorial projects and writes from and on affection to speak about art and artists. She is interested in forms and formats of contemporary art diffusion and transmission, and on “exhibition architectures” and its capacity for building into the social and political public realm. She has developed curatorial projects together with a number of collaborators such as Centre Pompidou (Paris), Villa Arson (Nice), French Institute (Barcelona), Casa Velazquez (Madrid), STROOM (The Hague), SOMA Mexico (Ciudad de México), 40m3(Rennes), Gwangju Biennale (South Korea), Quimper Fine Arts School, among others.
Some curated exhibitions and projects include: A guided visit, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, 2018; Whenever you do(not) feel like, keep going, Plataforma Révolver, Lisbon, 2017 ; Le silence n’est pas la simple absence de bruit, ESAM Caen Cherbourg, 2017 ; Unveiling (Reflections on scape), Primo Piano, Paris, 2016-17; One Night Stand: At-homeness despite it all, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, L. A., 2016; Scoping Scapes,18th St. Art Center, L. A., 2016; Plagiarizing the future, Hangar, Lisbon, 2015 ; Icaria no es una avinguda, curatorialclube.com, 2015 ; A(p)partment, MAIO Architects, Barcelona, 2014 ; Promenade architecturale, CAC Fort du Bruissin, Grand Lyon, 2014 ; Towards a hypothesis, CAC Fort du Bruissin, XII Lyon’s Biennial, 2013
Last update: November 11th, 2019