While focusing on moments of mistake and misrecognition, Naeem Mohaiemen’s research into aspirations towards utopia during the Cold War era, manifested through decolonization, revolution, and independence.
Almudena Pintado is a self-taught artist born in Spain in 1969. Her style has developed mainly within the abstraction and the matter, with compositions based on collage.
In 1988, she first came into contact with the world of art and design when she began her studies in styling. Training continued in 1990 as a draughtswoman at the Polytechnic Institute of Valladolid, a profession to which she would devote much of her professional career and that would give a strong geometric influence to her work.
Throughout her career she has participated in numerous exhibitions and international fairs in countries such as Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, USA, Iran, Singapore and Brazil. Likewise, her participation in events is evidenced in prominent museums such as: Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, Museum of the Americas in Florida.
She has also been a guest of honor in artistic events that have taken place in important institutions such as the Mexican Embassy in California and the Ministry of Culture of Tijuana, Mexico.
She received important awards such as Honorable Mention of the National Academy of the Plastic Arts of Brazil, special award of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts of Paris, bronze medal of the Société Académiques d’Arts, Sciences et Lettres of Paris, 1st award at the International Art Contest of Aires of Córdoba, special award from Artexpresion of Miami, among others, and she has been included in numerous and international publications of art, art magazines and cultural websites. Since 2016 she has been a member of the group Colectivo Cero. She is the creator and Director of PETITART and PINTADOART in Switzerland.
She has been living in Switzerland since 2011.