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Maite Cajaraville

http://maitecajaraville.org/

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Archive of Digital Art (ADA). “Maite Cajaraville – artist profile”. https://www.digitalartarchive.at/database/artists/general/artist/cajaraville.html. (retrieved 2020-06-12). @online{ADAartistprofile, author = {Archive of Digital Art (ADA)}, title = {Maite Cajaraville artist profile}, url = {https://www.digitalartarchive.at/database/artists/general/artist/cajaraville.html}, urldate = {retrieved 2020-06-12}
About
Maite Cajaraville combines her artistic career with curator commissions since 1993.

She is a media and video artist and AV performer whose creations have been exhibited in festivals and events such as the Venice Biennale, Sónar Festival of Advanced Music in Barcelona, Matadero Madrid, and Art Futura in Madrid. Also, the Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, MACBA, MEIAC in Extremadura, or the Art and Technology Fundación Telefónica in Madrid have displayed her videos and installations. Internationally her artwork has been displayed largely worldwide, in the EU, South America, Russia, and Cameroon.

She is curating together with Gisle Frøysland, the Piksel festival in Norway since 2014. Under the Piksel umbrella in collaboration with Gisle F. she has been developing other art programs, Piksel Kidz, the Piksel Fest Spill, Music Pavilion events.

Cajaraville curates and coordinates cultural projects of national and international grounds, like TransPiksel in SouthAmerica.

She has written articles in different national newspapers (ABC, etc.) and magazines such as Netconexion, in the Arts and New Technologies section. Also, she has been writing the educational books for AV performance’s Exitae online school degree “Live Performance”.

From 1996 Maite Cajaraville has been an expert speaker at different conferences: Instituto Goethe, advanced music festival Sónar, at MACBA in Barcelona, at Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, at Atlantic Festival in Lisbon (Belen Cultural Center), at Facultad de CC. de la Información, Univ. Málaga and at Institut Europeo de Disseny among others.

Her video works have been shown in the most important cultural national TV programs: Metrópolis, La Mandrágora, Antiestático, Miradas,… In 2013, working with scriptwriter and director Alex Mendibil in his film "State of Regression" as co-writer and artistic adviser.

She has been teaching Media Art at Camilo Jose Cela University under the Film Studies 4 years (2014-2017) and at EXITAE, Master Distancia, an online private educational program where she also drafted the educational material, 2011-2014.
CV

Studies
• MFA Máster en Teoría y Práctica del Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad Complutense de Madrid
• Computer Science. Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca. Campus de Madrid.
• Multidisciplinar Art. Prof. Thomas Bayrle. Städelschule für Bildende Kunst. Frankfurt am Main. Germany
• Media/Electronic Art. Prof. Peter Weibel. Städelschule für Bildende Kunst. Institute feur Neue Mediem, Frankfurt am Main. Germany

2020
Extremadura and Ibero-American Museum of Contemporary Art - VEXTRE
Ortega Muñoz Foundation, Portugal (2021)
Commissioner: Extremadura and Ibero-American Museum of Contemporary Art (2020), Ortega Muñoz Foundation, Portugal (2021
Role: Artist

PIKSEL FEST SPILL – MANY ARTISTS
Commissioner: Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
May 2020
Roles: Curator, producer, international coordinator

The Filiason - NSA AV Performance, 2020
Commissioner: Apo33, Nantes, France,
April 2020
Roles: Artist

TRANSPIKSEL TOUR – Online festival
Commissioner: Villtank Cultura (Spain), Asimtria (Perú), CNDSD (México), Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
September 2020
Roles: Curator, artist and organizer. Network establishment, concept, content edition, partners communication.

PIKSEL FESTIVAL
Commissioner: Piksel Producciones (Noruega)
Nov 2020
Roles: Co- curating Piksel Festival 2020 edition, International Open Call


2019
MEDIALAB PRADO MADRID – COLISION I
Commissioner: Medialab Prado, Madrid, Spain
April 2019
Role: Curator

PIKSEL FEST SPILL – MANY ARTISTS
Commissioner: Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
May 2019
Roles: Curator

MEDIALAB PRADO MADRID – COLISION II
Commissioner: Medialab Prado, Madrid, Spain
September 2019
Roles: Curator

TRANSPIKSEL TOUR - Mexico, Dominican Republic, Perú
Commissioner: Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
July 2019
Mexico, Dominican Republic, Perú
Roles: Curator, artist and organizer. Network establishment, concept, content edition, partners communication.

CÍRCULO DE BELLAS ARTES ZARATA MADRID
Commissioner: TronicDisease, Madrid
Sept 2019
Roles: Curator and organizer.

PIKSEL FESTIVAL
Commissioner: Piksel Producciones (Noruega)
Nov 2019
Roles: Co- curating Piksel Festival 2019 edition, International Open Call

2018
LA NADADORA – Centro Pompidou Málaga
Commissioner: Centro Pompidou, París, Francia
February 2018
Roles: Artist

DIY BIO ART NORDIC NETWORK
Commissioner: EEA GRANTS, Kolding, Dinamarca
Abril 2018
Rol: Artist

FFZ – Juan Gallery - Madrid
Commissioner: Juan Gallery – Madrid España
Abril 2018
Rol: Artist

PIKSEL FEST SPILL – PIA MYRVOLD
Commissioner: Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
May 2018
Roles: Curator

TRANSPIKSEL TOUR
Commissioner: Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
August- September 2018
Mexico, Ecuador, Perú
Roles: Curator, artist and organizer. Network establishment, concept, content edition, partners communication.

PIKSEL FESTIVAL
Commissioner: Piksel Producciones (Noruega)
Nov 2016
Roles: Co- curating Piksel Festival 2016 edition, International Open Call


2017
FRESH AIR – A4 - Brastislava
Commissioner: A4 – EEA project, Bratislava, Eslovaquia
February 2017
Roles: Co- curating, concept and organization

CACERES ABIERTO
Commissioner: Junta de Extremadura
Junio 2017
Rol: Artist.

ISEA 2017
Commissioner: Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
May 2017
Roles: Artist

FROM DNA TO NSA
Shows:
APO33, Nates, France, October, 2017
Rol: Artist.

TRANSPIKSEL TOUR
Commissioner: Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
August- September 2017
Chile, Perú, Colombia
Roles: Curator, artist and organizer. Network establishment, concept, content edition, partners communication.

Media Art
Commissioner: Universidad Camilo José Cela. Grado de Cine.
Roles: Teacher

FESTIVAL ZARATA
Commissioner: Tronic Disease (España)
Dic 2017
Roles: Independent organizer and artist

PIKSEL FESTIVAL
Commissioner: Piksel Producciones (Noruega)
Nov 2017
Roles: Co- curating Piksel Festival 2017 edition, International Open Call

2016
CRISISRUS/HOME ECONOMICS
Commissioner: Intermedia/Matadero Madrid (Spain)
February 2016
Roles: Artists, Co- curating, concept and organization

FROM DNA TO NSA
Shows:
I/O Lab, Stavanger, Norway, March 2016
Bienal de Arte, ONCE Fundation, Madrid, Spain, October, 2016
Rol: Artist.

Media Art
Commissioner: Universidad Camilo José Cela. Grado de Cine.
Roles: Teacher


ISEA 2016
Commissioner: Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
May 2016
Roles: Artist

TRANSPIKSEL TOUR
Commissioner: Piksel Produksjioner, Bergen, Norway
August- September 2016
Mexico, Perú, Ecuador, Colombia
Roles: Curator, artist and organizer.

PIKSEL FESTIVAL
Commissioner: Piksel Producciones (Noruega)
Nov 2016
Roles: Co- curating Piksel Festival 2016 edition, International Open Call


2015
African Photography Initiatives
Commissioner: Acción Cultural Española / Cameroon Press Photo Archives
Buea, Cameroon
January 2015
Roles: Artist. Research, production and workshop development.

FROM DNA TO NSA
Commissioner: Pikslaverk festival, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 2015
Shows:
Digital IA, Szczecin, Poland, October, 2015
Renewable Futures International Conference, RIXC, October, 2015
Roles: Artist.

Media Art
Commissioner: Universidad Camilo José Cela. Grado de Cine.
Roles: Teacher

The University Camilo José Cela is the first university in Spain to implement the officially recognized and certified degree of cinema. Recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture. It is situated as the 3rd of this country in quality and innovation in teaching within the film and audio visual practice.
http://www.ucjc.edu/estudio/grado-cine/#pane-6-1

Digital_IA (Poland)
Commissioner Digital_IA
Oct 2015
Roles: Artist

PIKSEL FESTIVAL
Commissioner: Piksel Producciones (Noruega)
Nov 2015
Roles: Co- curating Piksel Festival 2015 edition, International Open Call




2014
DIWO+ART+TECH. P Erasmus +, Strategic Associations
Commissioners: International Partners: Piksel Producciones (Noruega), Universidad de Extremadura (España), Baltan Laboratories (Holanda), Villtank Comunicación.
March-April 2014
Roles: Network establishment, concept, content edition, partners communication

TOURING MACHINE. European Platforms
Commissioners: International Partners: APO33 (Francia), MAD emergent art center (Holanda), ZEMOS98 (Sevilla/España), MIGA (Granada/España), Piksel Producciones (Noruega).
September-October 2014
Roles: Network establishment, concept, content edition, partners communication

PIKSEL FESTIVAL
Commissioner: Piksel Producciones (Noruega)
Nov 2014
Roles: Co- curating Piksel Festival 2014 edition, International Open Call

Media Art
Commissioner: Universidad Camilo José Cela. Grado de Cine.
2014 – 2015
Roles: Teacher

> The University Camilo José Cela is the first university in Spain to implement the officially recognized and certified degree of cinema. Recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture. It is situated as the 3rd of this country in quality and innovation in teaching within the film and audio visual practice.
http://www.ucjc.edu/estudio/grado-cine/#pane-6-1

Performance audiovisual. Students book.
Commissioner: Exitae /MasterD Online School.
Navarra 2011- 2014
Roles: Teacher and development of theoretical and teaching materials for the subject "Visual Programing" and "Resolume Avenue".
Counseling and monitoring of students.

> International Online School with more than 170 professional training and education modules. Leader in implementing e-learning platform.
http://www.exitae.es/audiovisuales/especialistaenmontajedeespectnOculosenvivo_168

2013
RAZA, Sueño de una tarde dominical en la Alameda Central
Commissioner: Museo Nacional de Diego Rivera, Laboratorio Centro de Arte Alameda, Centro Cutlural de España en México.
México D.F.
December 2012 – January 2013
Roles: Artist

http://latempestad.mx/maite-cajaraville-raza-laboratorio-arte-alameda-sueno-tarde-dominical-alameda-central-diego-river

Exhibition: “NETSCOPIO”
Commissioner: Laboratorio Centro de Arte Alameda, Centro Cultural de España en México / Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo (MEIAC).
México DF, 2013
Roles: Artist

 Laboratorio Arte Alameda is a space dedicated to the exhibition, production, documentation and research of artistic practices mixing art-technology relationship.
http://www.aztecatrends.com/notas/actualidad/154553/Inauguran-la-muestra-NETescopio-Sessions-en-el-Laboratorio-Arte-Alameda

Exhibition: “RELLENANDO HUECOS”
Commissioner: MAV, Asociación de Mujeres en las Artes. Intermediae - Matadero Madrid- Madrid
8 de March 2013
Roles: Artist

 WOMEN Gazes Festival organized by MAV, Association of Women in Contemporary Visual Arts.
http://vimeo.com/61913267

Interaction Rules. Why again?
Commissioner: Centro Cultural de España en México
México D.F.
October2013
Roles: Artist

> As part of the exhibition "Dismantling, Re / appropriations and Intrusions. Tactics Art on the Net "traveling exhibition proposal derived from NETescopio project conducted three workshops that address various issues and reflections on art practice in the network.
http://ccemx.org/interaction-rules-why-again/

2012
Exhibition: “James Coleman”
Commissioner: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS)
Madrid, March - August – 2012
Roles: Technical production, support the installation of the exhibition; maintenance of audiovisual installations which is so far the most complete and extensive exhibition dedicated to multimedia artist James Coleman.
http://www.museoreinasofia.es/exposiciones/james-coleman

“Hans Haacke. Castillos en el aire”
Commissioner: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
February- July 2012

Roles: Technical production, support the installation of the exhibition; maintenance of audiovisual installation “News”
http://www.museoreinasofia.es/exposiciones/hans-haacke-castillos-aire

“GOD, Garden of Delights”
Commissioner: Matadero, Madrid (Cineteca)
Madrid, February 2012.
Roles: Artist

> Inspired by El Jardín de las delicias, obra del Bosco.
http://www.mataderomadrid.org/ficha/1306/god-garden-of-delights.html

Exhibition:“A Vladi Tale”
Commissioner: Russian Federation, Culture Minister, North Ossetia.
September 2012
Roles: Artist
http://youtu.be/Z7La38hxXa0

2011
Exhibition: “VISUALIZARTE”
Commissioner: Instituto Cervantes Madrid
Madrid, December 2011
Roles: Conceptualization, curating, technical production and coordination. Marketing and communication plan, media planning: print, radio and television.
http://www.cervantes.es/FichasCultura/Ficha76745_00_1.htm

Workshop ¿Algo nuevo en la escena?
Commissioner: Ayuntamiento de Cáceres. Edificio Embarcadero, Cáceres.
June2011
Roles: Research, curating, design and delivery of Visual Arts Seminar

 Audiovisual Performance theoretical and practical seminar which focused on practicing new emerging disciplines in the arts including the review of the history of audiovisual media performances, video installation, video art and some pieces of digital art. (In collaboration with Outside Bonus)
http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/1078021/0/#xtor=AD-15&xts=467263
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYqRdvFVOz4

LaptopsRus
Commissioners: Matadero Madrid, Medialab-Prado, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Hsinchu Centennial Imaging Art Festival. Hsin Chu (Taiwan), Festival Mapping, Ginebra (Suiza), La Creación Electrónica Cáceres (España), Festival Vsion'R, París (Francia), Stattbad, Berlín (Alemania)
2009, 2010, 2011

LaptopsRus. Performance audiovisual
Matadero Madrid.
Junio, 2010
……………………………….
LaptopsRus. Encuentro AVLAB. Workshop.
Medialab-Prado.
Junio, 2010. Octubre, 2011
……………………………….
LaptopsRus. Conferences
Ciclo de Conferencias sobre Arte Audiovisual Performático
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.
Junio, 2010
……………………………….
LaptopsRus. Exhibitions Tour.
Hsinchu Centennial Imaging Art Festival. Hsin Chu (Taiwan)
Festival Mapping, Ginebra (Suiza)
La Creación Electrónica Cáceres (España)
Festival Vsion'R, París (Francia)
Stattbad, Berlín (Alemania)
Fechas: 2009, 2010, 2011

Roles: Artist. In collaboration with multimedia artist Shu Lea Cheang.
 LaptopsRus Network is an initiative that develops public "meetings" with women AV performers laptop generation. It is a process with international character which has involved more than 100 creative in the field of contemporary art based on audiovisual productions. It was the first time that there was a collaboration between the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, the Ministry of Culture, and Medialab-Prado and Matadero Madrid, Madrid City Council dependent.
http://www.mataderomadrid.org/ficha/453/laptopsrus.html
http://www.laptopsrus.me/madrid2010/
2010
Media Facades Festival Europe 2010 (MFF 2010)
Commissioner: Medialab Prado Madrid
27 de August al 2 de Octoberde 2010
Roles: Artist

> Process in seven European cities (Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Helsinki, Liverpool, Linz) are connected through urban screens and media facades. MFF is a pilot project for artists and designers of new media, which employs urban infrastructure network for its "Joint Broadcasting Events" throughout Europe for artistic movement and transnational cultural exchange.
http://vimeo.com/25840178

Smart Chic Box. Madrid
Commissioner: Smart. Smart Urban Stage, Madrid
Noviembre 2010
Roles: Artist

 Audiovisual improvisation within a technological playground. SmartChicBox presented for the first time in Spain and Electronic Jam Session with 8 generating creative live women performers. A proposal for art and experimentation within the electronic music scene and video art. The Electronic Jam Session explores on the City of the Future.

http://www.abc.es/agencias/noticia.asp?noticia=578704
http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/tve/la2/#930117
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.164616810238402.35200.112483858785031&type=1

Film: Bad Day To Go Fishing (Mal día para pescar)
Commissioner: Vértice 360 / Película 35 mm
Madrid, January 2010.
Roles: Design of communication in social networks.

 Spanish-Uruguayan film, written, produced and directed by Alvaro Brechner. Participant at the Cannes Film Festival.

Vertice 360 is a specialized production content distribution, with an international focus, able to provide a finish to any type of screen (film, television or internet) and media (film, tv, SmarTV, smartphone, computers, consoles product group , etc.).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_dYDNnXiew

“La Creación Electrónica”
II Ciclo Internacional la Creación Electrónica Cáceres 2016.
Commissioner: Consorcio Cáceres 2016. Ayuntamiento de Cáceres.
Cáceres, Extremadura.
June 2010
Roles: Coordination, Production, Research. Delivery of workshops, curated and technical assistance.

> Electronic Design is a vision of contemporary practices of digital creation in real time from Live Cinema to the proceedings Vj (video jockey). The event glanced toward audiovisual proposals that examined the versatile nature of electronic culture, defined by his fondness for change, new ideas and experimentation.
http://www.elperiodicoextremadura.com/noticias/caceres/amantes-videoarte-hacen-valhondo-espacio-virtual_456440.html


2009
Festival de Cine Político de Ronda
Commissioner: Ayuntamiento de Ronda. Ronda (Málaga)
December– December2009 – 2010
Roles: Communication design, creative concept and referral to digital print channels (stationery, catalog, posters, MUPIS, canopies) and (web, social networking, video, print, etc).
http://www.andalucia.org/en/events-calendar/ronda-international-film-festival/

The Unreal Site
Commissioner: Patrimonio Nacional. Palacio de Aranjuez.
July 2009
Roles: Artist

La Nadadora
Commissioner: Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano MEIAC, Extremadura
February 2009
Roles: Artist

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