Pedro Torres

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Works at: Seoul Art Space_GeumCheon
Stays in: 2012
Genre: curator

Pedro Torres (Brazil, 1982) is a multimedia artist and independent curator. His works focus on different subjects but always related to a certain notion of time, distance and language. His works have been shown and screened in solo and group exhibitions in Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Brazil, etc. He lived in Berlin in a programme of an artistic residency (2007-08), after a period in Barcelona granted by Marcelino Botín Foundation (2006-07). As curator he was a cofounder of ‘noo’, an artistrun project with an exhibition space in Barcelona (2007-08), organized the OFF LOOP Festival (Barcelona, 2009 and 2010 editions), did some curatings for video festivals and commissioned exhibitions in Swallow Gallery and The Private Space. Most recently, he launched, an internet based platform conceived to hold online exhibitions of contemporary art. He lives and works in Barcelona.

solo exhibitions
2010 Les oiseaux chantent avec les doigts. Miscelanea, Barcelona, Spain.
       For nothing. Round the corner, Lisboa, Portugal.
2008 Crossing Berlin. Juno Gallery, Culturia. Berlin, Germany.
2007 Yellow for waiting. Noó. Barcelona.
       Still missing. Noó, Barcelona.

group exhibitions/screenings
(upcoming) Sound Fields: Mapping Acoustic Territories. Brooklyn, New York, USA.
(upcoming) In/ex/change. ArtStays International Contemporary Art Festival 9. Ptuj, Slovenia.
Videoakt, International Videoart Biennial, VideoTonic programme. Barcelona.
Art Walks, Land/e/scape programme by Festival Miden. Cultural Antilogos, Kalamata, Greece.
The many returns. The Private Space By, Barcelona.
Inframince. La Ex-Culpable, Lima, Peru.
Inframince. Swallow Gallery, Barcelona.
IN-SONORA VI Muestra de arte sonoro e interactivo. Madrid, Spain.
7th One Minute Film & Video Festival. Aarau, Switzerland.
33-66! Swallow Gallery, Barcelona.
Festival Miden. Kalamata, Greece.
III Crosstalk Video Art Festival. Budapest, Hungary.
7ª Mostra Sonora i Visual. Centre Cívic Convent de Sant Agustí, Barcelona.
Bang Festival de Videoarte de Barcelona. Internet.
33! Swallow Gallery, Barcelona.
3º Concurso de Videoarte Click&Rec PHE10. Internet.

Vade Retro. Publication by Jordi Mitjà and Joan Morey. Premi Miquel Casablancas, 2008.
Phono-photo-graphie. Colection #4. Tracelab [], 2008.
Itinerarios 06/07. XIV Becas Artes Plásticas. Santander: Fundación Marcelino Botín, 2008.
BAC!05 La Violencia. Barcelona: La Santa, 2005.
ROJO magazine. Barcelona. Ed. Rita (march) and Elen (september), 2004.


Fundación Marcelino Botín (Spain), visual arts grant to develop artistic project in Barcelona. 2006-07.
Scholarship to the Specialization Course in New Technologies for Art Heritage and Conservation.
Media Centre of Art and Design (MECAD), Barcelona. 2006.
Scholarship to participate in QUAM (Quinzena de Arte de Montesquiu), Vic (Barcelona), 2005.


Artistic residency in Culturia, Berlin (Germany). 2007-08.


(upcoming) Transform. Festival Picnick. Santander, Spain.
Jour de fête. The Private Space, Barcelona.
The Many Returns. TPSBy, Barcelona.
Inframince. Swallow Gallery, Barcelona.
OFF LOOP 2010 Selection. Festival ARTE.MOV. Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Brasil.
Still Moving. Örebro International Videoart Festival. Örebro, Sweden.
OFF LOOP 2010 Selection. Ingràvid Festival de Cultura Contemporanea de l’Empordà. Figueres.
OFF LOOP’10, Festival LOOP Videoart, Barcelona.
Curated online exhibitions in
Programme of brazilian videoart in Sala Apolo, Barcelona.
OFF LOOP’09, Festival LOOP Videoart, Barcelona.
noó, Barcelona.

works in collection
Fundación Marcelino Botín. Santander, Spain.
Public archives of Madrid Abierto. Madrid, Spain.
CDAN archives, Huesca, Spain.