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. 


Awards/

2018    Nasty Women International Art Prize, Finalist shortlist

2016,   Parallax Photography Award

2016,   Sproxton Photography Award Commendation

2010,   Sony World Photography Award, Conceptual category finalist


group exhibitions

 

Group Exhibitions

2018    In(Memoriam), Sheroes at ugly Duck, 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


Curatorial projects

2018, “Sheroes”, international art show, Ugly Duck gallery, London

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

2017, “Moose on the Loose Photography Festival”, the Photography Archive Research Centre Instagram account takeover

2017,   “Self” exhibition by photographer Mike Tinney at Certitude charity, London.

2010, “After we arrive, before we leave”, Clore Centre, Tate Modern, London. The exhibition is the result of collaboration between Tate Modern’s Adult Programme’s team and the BA Photography department at LCC. Initiated in 2009, the project aimed to create a photographic archive of public events and offer students a professional development opportunity as well as an insight into the workings of a major art institution.

Residencies

2017    One year at Photography Archive Research Centre (PARC), London

2013    BMW Tate Live Thought Workshops ‘If you had a year to change something, what would that be?’ I was selected and took part in a one-year series of workshops exploring and creating work around the idea of change. I collaborated with artists such as Quarantine and David Hoyle.

Published 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

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