Leonor Serrano was born 1986 in Málaga, Spain.

Lives and works in London, UK.

 

EDUCATION

Doctorate. Slade School of Fine Arts. UCL. London, UK.

2015

MFA Fine Arts. Goldsmiths University of London, UK.

2012

BA Architect. Faculty of Architecture, European University of Madrid, Spain.

2011

BFA Fine Arts. Faculty of Arts and Communication, European University of Madrid, Spain.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

Intermediae, Matadero. Madrid, ES.

C3A, Cordoba, ES.

2016

Sala Santa Isabel, Sevilla, ES.

2015

Limbs Describe Curves. Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, ES.

2014

Terrassa Comissariat 2014. Armonic Motion. Curated by Alba Benavent and Lucia Piedra. EspaiDos de la sala Muncunill. Terressa, Barcelona, ES.

2011

Surplus Work: The Non/display of Swedish Labor Movement Art. Galleri Rotor. Gothenburg, SE.

PERFORMANCES/ COMISSIONS

2017

The Swiss Church. London, UK.

2016

Chisenhale Studios. Between the Mouth and the Nose. London, UK Chisenhale Dance Studio. Citizens. London, UK.

2014

Yet The Sky Is Still The Same. Saturday Walks. Serpentine Galleries. London, UK.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

The Dream of the Mouth. Arcade Gallery. London, UK.

Todas. UMA. Sala rectorado. Málaga, ES.

2018

V22 YOUNG LONDON. UK.

Itinerarios. Fundación Botín. Santander, ES.

Young London. V22. London, UK.

Querer parecer noche. CA2M, Madrid, ES

Artfulness. Sentir-cuerpo-nosotros. Centre del Carme. Valencia, ES.

The Resistance of Transparency. Centro Párraga. Murcia, ES.

2017

XIII Certamen Unicaja de Artes Plasticas. Museo Unicaja Joaquín Peinado. ES.

Do. El Método BO, JD, JME, LSR. Plataforma Revólver. Lisbon, PT.A Gesture In Motion, A Line In Time. Wimbledon Space. London, UK.

No Siempre que estuvimos/estuvimos. Cervantes Birth-House Museum. Madrid, ES

En los Cantos nos Diluimos. Comunidad de Madrid Young Art Center. Madrid, ES

2016

New Contemporaries. ICA, London, UK.

¿Qué piensan, qué sienten los artistas andaluces ahora?. Curated by José Antonio Álvarez Reyes. CAAC, Sevilla, ES.

Contemporary Art, E-WERK. Freiburgo, DE.MUPAM. Málaga, ES.

New Contemporaries 2016. Bluecoat Gallery (Liverpool Biennial). Liverpool, UK.

All the Imagined Sites. Curated by Sara Blanco. El Palmeral. Málaga, ES.Arcade Gallery. Londres, UK.

Las Cuatro Estaciones del Año. Collection of the Russian Museum Sant Petersburg / Málaga. Málaga, ES.

2015

Out of Site. Curated by Paula López Zambrano. José de la Fuente Gallery. Santander, ES.

And the Soft Ground in the Garden Was also a Constellation... Curated by Angels Miralda.

Lychee One Gallery. London, UK.

MFA Final Art Degree Show. Goldsmiths University. London, UK.¿Por qué no lo llamas entropía?. Tiro al Blanco Galería. Guadalajara, MX.Y tú qué haces. COAM. Colegio de Arquitectos de Madrid. Madrid, ES.

2014

Journey. Curated by Agnese Reginaldo. Arebyte Gallery. London, UK.

Encuentros Arte Contemporáneo. Instituto Alicantino de la Cultura Juan Gil-Albert. Alicante, ES.

Cine Bogart. Imaginar un edificio, curated by Inés Caballero. CentroCentro, Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid, ES.

Generación 2014, curated by Ignacio Cabrero. La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES.

2013

Madrid ¿Im?Posible. CentroCentro, Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid, ES.

INSTANTÁNEAS. Representaciones y apropiaciones a un contexto próximo, curated by Ana G. Alarcón. LAB Laboratorio de Arte Joven, Murcia, ES.

Hacer lo cotidiano, curated by Beatriz Alonso. Comunidad de Madrid Young Art Center, Madrid, ES.

2012

Injuve 2012_Visual Arts. Tabacalera, Promotion Art Space, Madrid, ES.

Premi Miquel Casablancas 2012. Sant Andreu Contemporani, Barcelona, ES.

MálagaCrea 2012. New andalusian’s artist open call. CAC Málaga, ES.

Ambits d’intrusió, curated by Álvaro, de los Ángeles. Centre Cívic Can Felipa, Barcelona, ES.

GRANTS, AWARDS, HONORS AND COMISSIONS

2018

Nomination. Film London Jarman Award. UK.

2017

Arts Council of England for the Arts. UK.

Ranchito, Matadero. Madrid, ES.

2016

Beca Internacional de Artes Plásticas, Fundación Botín. ES.

New Contemporaries. Bloomberg Philantropies y Arts Council. UK. Premio Solán de Cabras, ARCO 2016, ES.

Beca de producción: Goldsmiths University y Chisenhale Studios. UK. Funding & Mentoring prize: Iniciarte 2016. ES.

 

2015

Red Mansion Art Price (shortlisted). Beijing, CN - London, UK.

 

2013

Generación 2014. Fundación Caja Madrid Art. Jury composed of Eva González-Sancho, Ferrán Barenblit and Juan Gaitán. Madrid, ES.

2012

PFC COAM landscaping Award (First Prize). Charcos de pleamar. Colegio de Arquitectos de Madrid. Madrid, ES.

Injuve 2012. (Accesit). Tabacalera, Espacio de Promoción del Arte, Ministry of Culture, Spanish Government, ES.

MálagaCrea 2012 (selection). “Invisible Cities”. Andalusian young art award. Malaga City Council and Regional government of Andalusia, ES.

 

2011

Blog 11, emancipation. Invisible Cities. Universidad Europea de Madrid, ES.

Intransit. My established living space. Artists and Creators ́ Platform. Complutense University of Madrid, ES.

Centre Cívic Can Felipa. Site specific project Counting Words. Barcelona, ES.

XII Premio ABC de Arte (Honorable Mention). Home. ABC Museum. Madrid. ES. Fundación Arte y Derecho: 2011. XV Call of Visual Aids. Domestic Connections. ES.

2010

XXI Premio de Grabado Máximo Ramos 2010 (Accesit). Centro Torrente Ballester.A Coruña, ES.

Beca Erasmus Practica. Galerie Gebr. Lehmann Dresden colaborando con Markus Draper. Berlín, DE.

Beca Erasmus Practica. Galerie PSM, Berlín colaborando con Sophie Erlund. Berlín, DE.

2008XI Venice Architecture Biennale (Honorable Mention). EveryVille, Larataconbotas. Venecia, IT.

WORKSHOPS, RESIDENCES

 

2018

Workshop and talk. Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) and CA2M, Madrid, ES.

Talk. International Artist Talk, Art Safari. Bucharest, RU.

2017

Residence: Tokyo Wonder Site. Tokyo, JP.

2016

Workshop: Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM). Madrid, ES.

2015

Workshop: Foundation Art and Design, LCC University. London, UK.

 

Workshop: Foundation Art and Design, LCC University. London, UK. COAM. Roundtable. 21 September 2015. ES.

 

Workshop: Lavapiés 2015: Una escena circular. Organizado por A la Vuelta de la Esquina. Madrid, ES.

2014

Workshop: A jugar. Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, ES.

2013

Artists invited to “Café Dossier”. Portfolio presentation and public talk about my work. Curated by Tania Pardo. Sponsered by Complutense University in Madrid and by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. Madrid, ES.

Workshop: DÉTOURNEMENT. Revueltas cotidianas. LAB Laboratorio de Arte Joven, Murcia, ES.Talk: Private collection 2. Exhibition context Hacer en lo cotidiano. Comunidad de Madrid Young Art Center. Madrid, ES.

2012

Talk: Conexiones domésticas. Stress test. Espacio Trapèzio. Madrid, ES.

Roundtable: Pedagogías invisibles. Habitación. El ranchito, Matadero, Madrid, ES.

2011Talk: My stablish living space. Intransit 2011. C Arte C. Madrid, ES.

COLLECTIONS

Fundación Monte Madrid.

DKV.

Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC).

Solán de Cabras.