investigating the Inbetween

Biography

Ana Escobar has a background in fine art, having earned her bachelor's and her MA in Photography at London College Of Communication, University of the Arts, London in 2016. 

She was born in Huelva, Spain in 1975. She works predominantly with the medium of photography, including multi-media installations and live performance.

Her main theme is the in-between space the artist inhabits, which is explored through the use of archetypes, alchemy and mythologies in a psychoanalytical Jungian tradition.

 

She has had various collective shows in U.K, Europe and China . She lives and works in London.

See full CV here. 


Ana Escobar (b.1975, Spain)

Group Exhibitions

2018   In(Memoriam), Sheroes at Ugly Duck, London

2017   The Art Teacher, as part of the LCP collective, Ugly Duck Gallery, London.

2017   Mare Tranquilitatis, Deptford Police Station as part of the Deptford fringe   festival, London.

2017    Developing Photographs, as part of the Three-Fold show, Hangzhou,           China

2017    Alice and The Fawn, as part of the Writing Photographs show, London.    Symposium at Tate Modern, London

2017    Supernatural, Carmel by the Green, London

2017   Belly of the Whale, Mock Space, London

2016   Developing photographs, Ugly Duck gallery, live performance, London

2016   Nadar and I, Ugly Duck gallery, live performance, London

2016   CoyoteLoveFlow, ASC as part of Art Licks, live performance, London

2016   26,Caledonian Rd: A Smudging Ritual, Geddes gallery, live performance, London

2016   Imago, LCC Atrium gallery, London

2015   Spring Love, Euston Crypt Gallery, London

2010   After we arrive, before we leave, Clore Centre, Tate Modern, London

2010   The Urge, LCC Atrium gallery, London

2009   In Memoriam, The Womens Library, London. Exhibition, community tours and talk as part of The Feminist Collective

2009   Death Of A Loyalist Consumer, 100sqft gallery, London

2008   Lonely Butterflies, The Roxy, London

2007   Lonely Butterflies, Fucking Cool Art show, London

2006   God Saves the Queen, National Theatre Green Room, London

Texts

In collaboration with Dr. Paola Valerio for her book on countertransference in the therapy room, 2017

“The Hangzhou Collective Experience”, LCC newsletter, 2017

“In Conversation with Ana Escobar”, Parallax Photographic Coop website, 2017

“Photography Is An Artist’s Medium”, MAP16 Catalogue, 2016

Awards

2018 Highly Commended artist for Nasty Women International Art Prize

2016   Parallax Photography Award

2016   Sproxton Photography Award Commendation

2010   Sony World Photography Award, Conceptual category finalist

Curatorial projects

2018-02-12 “Sheroes”, Ugly Duck gallery, London

2017, “The Others Observers”, the Photography Archive Research Centre             (PARC) Summer Instagram Takeover,

2017,  “The Val Williams Archive: The Others Observers”, PARC space, London

2017, “Moose on the Loose Photography Festival”, PARC Instagram  takeover

2010, “After we arrive, before we leave”, Clore Centre, Tate Modern, London

2007, “Fucking Cool Art”, Deptford Art Studios, London

Residencies

2017-present          Photography Archive Research Centre (PARC), London

2013                          One year series workshops investigating Change, Tate BMW Live Thought Programme, London

Education

2016    UAL: London College of Communication (LCC), MA Photography

2010    UAL: London College of Communication (LCC), BA Photography

2006    UAL: London College of Communication (LCC), ABC Photography

2002    Art School N.4, BA Interior Design. Madrid, Spain