BARBARA SANCHEZ BARROSO
Bárbara Sánchez Barroso (Lleida, Spain, 1987) holds a degree in Fine Arts (2012) and Audiovisual Communication (2011), she also studied a Master in Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature at Universitat de Barcelona. She was a lecturer of communication and education at Universitat de Barcelona and was a guest lecturer at Univerzita Karlova, in Prague.
Recently she has shown her work in group shows in Tunis and Quito. She has also been in art residencies in Addaya, Mallorca and Tunis, thanks to JISER. She has had solo shows in La Capella and in the Espai 13 of Miró Foundation, both in Barcelona.
Currently she studies a postgrade course at HISK, in Gent, Belgium thanks to the support of Han Nefkens Foundation.
Flâneuse [flanne-euhze], noun, from the French.
Feminine form of flâneur [flanne- euhr], an idler,
a dawdling observer, usually found in cities.
Her artistic work takes an interdisciplinary approach, using performance, video and installation. Through them she covers subjects such as feminisms, personal relationships and everything susceptible to remaining on the periphery.
Barbara is interested in the political dimension of the personal, the vulnerable and the power of narrative, whatever its form is; this is why her the practice is deeply bound to writing, cinema and poetry.