CV

ACADEMIA:

    • Master’s Degree in Philosophy, Science and Values
      University of the Basque Country + National Autonomous University of Mexico (2019).
    • Master’s Degree in Psychobiology and Cognitive Neuroscience
      Autonomous University of Barcelona (2016).
    • Master’s Degree in Information Society and Urban-Regional Development
      University of Santiago de Compostela (2016).
    • Posgraduate Degree in Cultural Innovation: Arts, Digital Media and Popular Culture
      Open University of Catalonia + LABoral, Center of Art and Industrial Creation (2013).
    • MPhil in Urbanism and Territorial Planning
      Higher Technical School of Architecture of San Sebastian (2010).
    • Doctoral Program: Idea, Form and Matter in Architecture
      Higher Technical School of Architecture of San Sebastian (2004).
    • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication
      University of the Basque Country + Universität der Künste Berlin (2000)

WORK (1996-ongoing..):

For many years I have worked as a multimedia artist, digital marketing manager, and teacher for different companies and business. Now, while finishing my PhD thesis in Philosophy of Science and Technology about Artificial Creativity at the University of the Basque Country, I work as a consultant in design thinking and cyberculture

List of clients:

    • Art institutions: Arteleku, Donostia Kultura, Hirikilabs-Tabakalera, Kutxa Kultur, Museo Marítimo de San Sebastián, C.C. Montehermoso.
    • Brands: Nokia, Loreak Mendian, Carhartt, HLC Distribution, Upper Playground.
    • Education: Centro de Estudios AEG, Catalina de Erauso Ikastetxea, Aiete Ikastetxea, Asociación TxikiAktiba, Laboratorios Ikertze Arte-Niño, Academia Lacunza, Grupo SIE Consultoría y Formación, Universidad del País Vasco.
    • Festivals: ArtFutura, Elektronikaldia, Zemos98, SONAR, MusicaExMachina, Madrid Abierto, Sub/versiones Urbanas, SkateXpresion, BIME Hack Day, LibreCon Business & Open Technologies Conference, Donostia Fashion Week…
    • Marketing: Soda Marketing Integral, Promueve3, Animatu Multimedia, DK Muralismo, Amasté Comunicación.
    • Media: JOK Films, ETB3, Planet Radio 100.3FM, Tres60 magazine, Surfer Rule, Dogway skate magazine, The Balde, Entzun aldizkaria…

PERSONAL PROJECTS:

    • Arte Loko Crew: A group of urban-art pioneers founded in San Sebastián in 1993. We had fun painting colorful murals and did plenty of commercial graffiti jobs too! *(View photo here).
    • 9cDR: An art & technology collective and DIY record-label founded in 2000 to promote experimental culture, noise & glitch music, VJing, net-art… *(Read review here).
    • Street Zinema Festival: An internacional urban-art film festival that from 2003 to 2010 showed documentaries, curated art exhibitions, organized concerts, and promoted the critical analysis of contemporary youth cultures. *(Interview in a local newspaper here).
    • Galería Parafernalia: An artist-run space and pop-up shop opened downtown San Sebastián in 2008 which had 3 different locations until it’s closure in 2012. Specialized in lowbrow art, designer toys, and urban photography we pionered the street-art movement in the Basque Country. *(Video interview in basque TV here).
    • Flüxüs: In 2012 I founded a small “edupunk” entrepreneurial project which mission was to help citizens through digital empowerment processes using “open-source” tools creatively. *(Interview in a local newspaper here).
    • TEDxPlayadeOndarreta: I was the licensee and organizer of this program in 2014 designed to help our community and to spark conversation and connection through “ideas worth spreading”. *(Video summary here).
    • Bauhaus Graffiti Toolkit: Design and implemetation of a Didactic Guide and Open-Source Toolkit for the development of urban graphic interventions with my kid´s school Aiete Ikastetxea and Tabakalera Art Center´s maker space. *(More info here). 
    • Fast Brains: Research project for a libertarian education and the discovery of talent through neuroscience and creativity. In 2016 we also developed an APP for the flipped-classroom called “Friskül”. *(Read our investigation in a comic & watch a video about the APP).

SKILLS:

Copywriting, Drawing, Photography, Graphic Design, Web Development, Social Media Marketing, Event Planning, Communication, Public Speaking, Collaboration, Project Management, Ability to Work Under Pressure, Self-motivation, Adaptability, Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Critical Thinking…

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*(Picture: portrait in 2011 by Irene Ormazabal).