Artists from España

  • Javier Aguirre

    Javier Aguirre Fernández (born in San Sebastián, Spain, on 13th June 1935) is a spanish film director, producer, cinematographer and writer.

    Biography He was born on June 13, 1935 in San Sebastián. He married the actress Enriqueta Carballeira in 1966, who he divorced some years later. He married then to actress Esperanza Roy.

    Nationality: 

    Spain
  • Albert Alcoz

    Albert Alcoz (b.Barcelona, 1979) has a Fine Arts degree from the University of Barcelona and a Master on Creative Documentary Cinema and a Doctorate on Cinematographic Theory, Analysis and Documentation by the Pompeu Fabra University. He has published many articles on film and contemporary art in magazines such as Archivos de la Filmoteca, Secuencias or the cultural supplement Cultura/s of the spanish newspaper La Vanguardia. He has written the essays The cinema of Craig Baldwin.

    Nationality: 

    Spain
  • José Antonio Maenza

    José Antonio Maenza (b.Teruel, 1948 - Teruel, 1979)

    Spanish avant-garde filmmaker, his work comprises three feature films in the late 1960s: El lobby contra el cordero, Orfeo filmando en el campo de batalla and Hortensia.

    Nationality: 

    Spain
  • José Antonio Sistiaga

    José Antonio Sistiaga (4 May 1932, San Sebastián) is a Basque artist and experimental filmmaker best known for his feature-length hand-painted 'direct' film, ... ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren ... (1968-70).

    Nationality: 

    Spain
  • Adolfo Arrieta

    Adolfo González Arrieta (b. in Madrid, August 28, 1942) is a spanish filmmaker, considered as the pioneer of independent film both in Spain and France, due to the artisan quality and the unique spirit of freedom of his films. He usually uses variations of his name in the credits of his films, such as Udolfo Arrieta, Alfo Arrieta or Adolpho Arrieta.

    His cinematic language is very poetic, apart from narrative conventions, which has made it to be compared with the cinema of Jean Cocteau.

    Nationality: 

    Spain
  • Eugènia Balcells

    Eugènia Balcells (b.Barcelona in 1943) is a multifaceted artist. Her work has been developed in multiple media, such as performance, video, film or installations. Her career has taken place between Barcelona and the USA, where she moved to at the end of the 1960s to get a BFA at the University of Iowa. Since the mid-1970s she's considered an essential figure in spanish conceptual art, centering her work on consumer society and the effects of news media on mass culture.

    Nationality: 

    Spain
  • Eugeni Bonet

    Eugeni Bonet (b.Barcelona, 1954) is a Spanish writer, curator and artist, who works with film, video and digital media. Between the years 1973 to 1980 he made several experimental films and videos that have been screened at cinematheques, museums and film festivals in Europe and America.

    Nationality: 

    Spain
  • Alberto Cabrera Bernal

    Alberto Cabrera Bernal (b.October 1976) is a Madrid-based filmmaker, artist and teacher, working in various formats, from video to 35 mm, using almost exclusively archive material, between appropriation and structural cinema.

    Nationality: 

    Spain
  • Laida Lertxundi

    Laida Lertxundi (Bilbao, 1981) makes films with non-actors that evoke external and internal spaces of intimacy. Through intricate arrangements of actions and sounds, her work explores how filmic moments can be imbued with emotional resonance. As her cinema questions how viewers’ desires and expectations are shaped by cinematic forms of storytelling, it also searches for alternative ways of linking sound and music with found locales, constructed situations, and quotidian environments.

    Nationality: 

    Spain
  • Oriol Sánchez

    Oriol Sánchez (b.Barcelona, 1977) is a spanish artist that wotks with film, video, installation and preformances. He has curated several experimetnal film and video shows.

    Nationality: 

    Spain

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