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BIO

 

Aixa Portero (1975) was born in Malaga, Spain and she is a recognised artist trained in the Plastic Arts (painting and sculpture) at the Facultad de Bellas Artes, Granada, where she finished her undergraduate studies at the Brussels Sint Lukas Hoger Instituut (Belgium) and developed an interest in new artistic trends and new media and the culture of peace, comprehensively amply rounding off her training abroad. She undertook advanced professional training in Visual Arts Research at the L’Ecole Supérieure d’Art Visuel de Genève (now HEAD-ESGE) in Geneva (Switzerland). Her post-graduate studies continues with the Piet Zwart Institute, the Fine Art Programme at Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam (the Netherlands) and later it was artist/researcher in New Media Art at the University of California, San Diego, in the Department of Visual Arts (USA), where she carried out a good part of the research that led to a Doctorate Europaeus in 2006 at the University of Granada including an intense body of plastic work. This featured a dozen individual at more than 30 joint exhibitions both at the national and international level. She has exhibited in locations such as Brussels, Geneva, Rotterdam, San Diego, Havana, Los Angeles, Paris, Minsk, Vilna or Bogotá.