Leonor Serrano was born 1986 in Málaga, Spain.

Lives and works between Málaga, Spain and 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

 

2022

Natural Magic. Museo Reina Sofia (MNCARS). Madrid, Spain

2019

Teatro sin fin. Intermediae, Matadero. Madrid, Spain

Nosotros, de nuevoCentro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. Seville, Spain

Above The Eye Level. Arcade, London, UK

Sueño de la Aventura. C3A, Cordoba, Spain

2016

Patrones Recurrentes, Recurrent Patterns. Sala Santa Inés, Seville, Spain

2015

Limbs Describe Curves. Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

2014

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

2011

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

Performances/Commissions

2019

Sueño de la Aventura,  The C3A, Córdoba, Spain

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

2021

El laberinto del ramaje, Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

Escultura expandida. Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. Seville, Spain

Forma contenida. Galería Isabel Hurley, Málaga, Spain

2020

There, where we promenade. Freelands. London, UK

Eros and Thanatos. Real State. Atelier Cycladon. Athens, Greece

La cuestión es ir tirando. CCE Centro Cultural de España en Mexico. Mexico

Inéditos. Cosas que nunca sucedieron pero que existen desde siempre. La Casa Encendida. Madrid, Spain

2019

Collecting practices: 25 years of itinerarios. Botin Centre, Santander, Spain

Us, again. Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. Seville, Spain

Mahal Art Space in the context of E.M.M.A Residency. Tangier, Morocco

The Dream of the Mouth. Arcade. London, UK

Todas. UMA. Sala rectorado. Málaga, Spain

2018

Querer parecer noche. CA2M, Madrid, Spain

Young London 2018. V22. London, UK

Itinerarios XXIV. The Botin Foundation. Santander, Spain

Artfulness. sentir-cuerpo-nosotros. Centre del Carme. Valencia, Spain

The Resistance of Transparency. Centro Párraga. Murcia, Spain

2017

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

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, Spain

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

2016

New Contemporaries. ICA, London, UK

¿Qué piensan, qué sienten los artistas andaluces ahora?. Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. Seville, 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. London, 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, Spain

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, Spain

2014

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

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

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

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

2013

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

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

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

2012

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

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

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

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

Grants, Awards, Honors and Commissions

2018

Nomination. Film London Jarman Award. UK

2017

Arts Council of England for the Arts. UK

Ranchito, Matadero. Madrid, Spain

2016

Beca Internacional de Artes Plásticas, The Botin Foundation. Spain

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

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

 

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, Spain

2012

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

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

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

 

2011

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

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

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

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

2010

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

Beca Erasmus Practica. Galerie Gebr. Lehmann Dresden colaborando con Markus Draper. Berlin, Germany

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

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

Workshops, Residences

2022

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

 

2018

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

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

2017

Residence: Tokyo Wonder Site. Tokyo, Japan

2016

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

2015

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

 

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

 

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

2014

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

2013

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

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, Spain

2012

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

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

2011 Talk: My establish living space. Intransit 2011. C Arte C. Madrid, Spain

Collections

Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid

Fundación Monte Madrid

DKV

Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC)

Solán de Cabras