Toni Montes Boada | www.mibaarq.com
Architect (ETSAB). He was co-founding partner of F451 arquitectura, where he developed his professional practice from 2000 until 2014. In 2014 he founded miba architects with Laia Isern, a platform devoted to architectural design and research. His work has been extensively awarded and published both nationally and internationally. He has taught in the Master’s program at IAAC (Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia) and Eina University School of Design and Art.
Roger Paez i Blanch | www.aib.cat
Architect (ETSAB, Barcelona). Master’s degree in Advanced Architectural Design (GSAPP, Columbia University, New York), PhD Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB, Barcelona) with the dissertation “Operative Cartography: Mapping Agency in Architectural Design, 1982-2012”. Following professional experience in the studios of Alison + Peter Smithson and Enric Miralles, he co-founded AiB arquitectes, an award-winning collaborative platform for professional activity, research and academic pursuits based in Barcelona. He has extensive academic experience both in Europe and the US.
Xevi Bayona | www.xaa.cat
Architect (ETSAB), Post-graduate in Landscape Design (ETSAB) and Master’s Degree in Theory and Practice of the Architectural Project (ETSAB). Professor at the Architecture School of the University of Girona. His work has been extensively awarded (FAD awards, Premi d’Arquitectura de les Comarques de Girona and Changing Tracks Award). His work combines architecture, urban planning, fine arts, photography and new technologies. His practice rises from experimentations, critics, essay and excitement, form interpretation and respect for the social, physical and cultural environment.
Luz Broto | www.luzbroto.net
Graduate in Fine Art and Diploma in Advanced Studies from the doctorate programme in ‘Art in the Digital Era. Intermediate Creation’, University of Barcelona. She has developed specific projects for different contexts, such as MACBA, Barcelona; Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida; Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid; Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastián; Secesssion, Vienna. Her work has been shown in Madrid, Barcelona, Brussels and Berlin. Her work has won awards including Research Grant Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm; BCN Producció’10; Blueproject Foundation; Art Nou and Miquel Casablancas.
Maria de la Cámara – Gabriel Paré | www.cube.bz
Since the mid-nineties they have been involved in development of the arts applied to the field of ephemeral space. With a background in the visual arts, theatre and architecture, they are characterised by their continuous research in the fields of space, light and objects. Their defiant attitude stems from their exploration of extremes in theatricality, basing their creations on the conciliatory nature between space and light.
Borja Malet Perdigó | www.charmingmusic.net
Degree in Economics, Postgraduate degree in Management and Cultural Policy (Universidad de Barcelona) and Postgraduate in E -Commerce (Birkbeck College, University of London). Currently he is CEO of Charming Music, creative consulting agency for music branding and director of SoundEat music-food festival. He has participated in organizing events and festivals such as Beefeater In -Edit or Eme3.
Jordi Queralt i Suau | www.queraltsuau.com
Architect (ETSALS, Barcelona) and Master’s degree in Art Production and Research (University of Barcelona, Barcelona). From his studio in Barcelona, espais per l’acció, he develops projects that stand out for the inextricable connection between space, time and narrative in their designs: stage design, art direction, facilities and exhibition design. He teaches architecture and design at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as workshops.
Stella Rahola | www.stella.cat
Licensed and master in architecture (ETSAB). Her career as an artist began when she came face-to-face with the material reality of architecture. Among her solo shows one may highlight the L’altre Paisatge show at Galería Carles Taché (Barcelona, 2014), Shui at Chinese European Art Centre (Xiamen, China, 2013) or La resonancia de la materia at Arts Santa Mònica (Barcelona, 2013).
Julia Schulz-Dornburg | www.juliaschulzdornburg.com
Architect since 1990 from the Architectural Association in London. She has had her own professional office in Barcelona since 1993 and has been awarded for her work as a designer with the City of Barcelona Prize, the Maresme Triennial Architecture Prize and two FAD Awards for Ephemeral Spaces. She is author of the book Arte y Arquitectura: nuevas afinidades (Gustavo Gili 2000) and Ruinas Modernas: una topografía de lucro (Àmbit 2012).
Architect (TUM, Munich/ UACEG, Sofia, 2015), PhD researcher at the University of Barcelona (Art, Globalization, Interculturality/ AGI Research group) and ELISAVA Research (Design for City Making Research group) and associated professor at MEATS, ELISAVA. Currently working at the Barcelona based studio Queralt Suau. Academic experience as a teacher assistant at several university workshop formats and innovation labs.