Marta Bisbal Torres is a visual artist. She was born in Mollerussa (Catalonia, Spain) in 1974. Graduated in Law at the Universidad de Navarra, Master of Journalism at the Universitat de Barcelona and Ph.D. in Law at the Universitat de Lleida, specialised in Freedom of Speech and Information.

In 2010 she opts for visual arts as a tool of research and personal reflection and studies Artistic Photography at the Escola d’Art Municipal Leandre Cristòfol in Lleida. She has done a Superior Course of Photography and a Course of Project Creation with Marta Dahó, both of them at Lens Escuela de Artes Visuales, Madrid. She has done a Course of Contemporary Editorial Practices and Art Direction at Pivot School, Madrid. She has attended several workshops given by authors like Javier Vallhonrat, Joan Fontcuberta, Martin Parr, Manel Esclusa, José Luis Guerin or Cabello/Carceller. She has also taken part in the seminar On Mediation. Theory and Curatorial Practices in the Global Art, Universitat de Barcelona. At present, she lives and works in Lleida.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016. Kosmos. Outono Fotográfico. Espazo de Arte Roberto Verino, Ourense (02/11-30/11). Curated by Vítor Nieves.

2016-2017. Kosmos. L'Aparador, Museu Abelló, Mollet del Vallès (07/07-13/01). Curated by Isabel Lazaro.

2016. Kosmos. Centre Cívic Pati Llimona, Barcelona (18/02-14/03).

2015-2016. Kosmos. Sala Kursala, Universidad de Cádiz, Cádiz (04/12-29/01). Curated by Jesús Micó.

2014-2015. Kosmos. The Showroom, Madrid (17/09-15/01).

2014. Kosmos. Sala Gòtica, Institut d'Estudis Ilerdencs, Lleida (26/06-14/09). Curated by Anselm Ros.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017. La Tèrmica LAB. Panoràmic Festival. Roca Umbert Fàbrica de les Arts, Granollers (23/11-26/11).

2017. La Gran Màquina IV. As Slow As Possible. Embarrat Festival of Contemporary Creation. Museu J. Trepat, Tàrrega (26/05-04/06). Curated by Alexandra Laudo and Jesús Vilamajó.

2017. Topología del tiempo. Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra (15/02-15/03). Curated by Art Deal Project.

2016. Burning with Pleasure, Artists' Books. DKUK, London (7/12-23/12). Matèria Gallery, Roma (9/12-17/12). Curated by Magali Avezou, Archipelago.

2016. Slideluck V. Screening. Espacio Trapezio, Madrid (20/11). Curated by Christian Lagata.

2016. Between the Lines, Artists' Books. Roz Barr Gallery, London (20/10-29/10). Curated by Magali Avezou, Archipelago.

2016. Caixa Negra. Espai Cavallers, Lleida (07/10-29/10). Curated by Susana Martinez.

2016. Cosmologies, Look Up at the Sky. EspaiDos, Sala Muncunill, Terrassa (06/10-27/11). Curated by Pedro Torres.

2016. Ouvrage, Artists' Books. Twenty 14 Contemporary, Milano (04/10-29/10). Curated by Magali Avezou, Archipelago.

2016. Sentimental Ballads. Happiness, A Place in the Sun. Encontros da Imagem. Casa Esperança, Braga (20/09-05/11).

2016. Sóc lectura i se'm tracta com a paisatge. Sala Gòtica, Institut d'Estudis Ilerdencs, Lleida (06/07-28/08). Fundació Marguerida de Montferrato, Balaguer (16/06-28/07, 2017). Curated by Oriol Rosell.

2015. Futuro Continuo, Screening. Huéspedes del Presente. Festival Internacional Fotografía GuatePhoto. Centro Cultural de España en Guatemala, Guatemala (13/11-30/12). Curated by Marta Soul.

2015. Itinerarios Fotográficos. Pa-ta-ta Festival Internacional Fotografía Emergente. Hotel Villa Oniria, Granada (15/06-21/06).

2015. Arts 20/25/40. Centre de Cultures i Cooperació Transfronterera, Universitat de Lleida, Lleida (27/05-17/07).

2014. Demo_3. Què fem amb la performance? Què fem amb la performativitat? DAFO, Lleida (16/10-18/10). Programme officer: Jordi Antas.

2014. Ignición. Entre equilibrio y ruptura. La Sede, Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid, Madrid (12/06-30/06).

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2017. Kosmos. Pre-shortlisted at Convocatòria Can Felipa Arts Visuals. Barcelona.

2017. Kosmos. Finalist at Larva, Biennal d'Arts Plàstiques i Visuals. Institut d'Estudis Ilerdencs, Lleida.

2016-2017. Kosmos. Finalist at Scan Photobooks, Exhibition. Tinglado 2 del Moll de Costa, Port de Tarragona, Tarragona (19/10-08/01).

2016. Kosmos. Finalist at Scan Full Contact. Tinglado 1 del Moll de Costa, Port de Tarragona, Tarragona (21/10-22/10).

2016. Kosmos. Shortlisted at Encontros da Imagem, Emergentes dst Award. Braga (20/09-24/09).

2016. Kosmos. Finalist at Encontros da Imagem, Discovery Awards. Braga (20/09-05/11).

2016. Kosmos. Honorable mention at Moscow International Foto Awards, book fine art category.

2016. Kosmos. Finalist at Athens Photo Festival, Photobook Exhibition. Benaki Museum, Athens (09/06-31/07).

2016. Kosmos. Shortlisted at Santander Photo, Fotoproyecciones, Screening. Santander (04/06). 

2016. Transgressions. Shortlisted at Descubrimientos PHotoEspaña. Madrid (30/05-03/06).

2016. Kosmos. Finalist at Concurso Iberoamericano de Fotografía Nexofoto 16.

2016. Kosmos. Shortlisted at Photoalicante International Photography Festival, Photowall, Screening. Alacant (02/04).

2016. Art Residency. Can Serrat, El Bruc (08/03-28/03).

2015. Kosmos. Finalist at Art Photo BCN. Barcelona (01/10-04/10).

2015. Kosmos. Shortlisted at Encontros da Imagem, Emergentes dst Award. Braga (23/09-26/09).

2015. Kosmos. Finalist at Pa-ta-ta Festival Internacional Fotografía Emergente. Granada (15/06-21/06).

2015. Kosmos. Shortlisted at Descubrimientos PHotoEspaña. Madrid (01/06-06/06).

 

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