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Carlos González Boy

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Carlos González Boy (Puerto Real, Cádiz, 1983)

He has a degree in Fine Arts at Facultat de Belles Arts de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and has spent two years at the Faculty of Altea (Universidad Miguel Hernández) and one year at the Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti in Genova (Italy). In the early years, he moved between painting, drawing and installation, exhibiting at the Iguapop Gallery in Barcelona (Pintadas, Píxeles y Meadas - solo show). He also exhibited with Paco Chanivet at Galería Cadaqués (Vertical Thought and Google Iconography). In 2016 he completed an eight-handed project with Nono Bandera, Julio Falagán and Marcos Covelo exhibited in Combustión Espontánea gallery in Madrid. He took part in different group shows in spaces such as Can Felipa, Sant Andreu Contemporani, Espacio Abisal (Bilbao), La Sala Naranja (Valencia), among others. In 2011 he got a little tired of the Barcelona art scene and went to Berlin for a couple of years. He got a Leonardo scholarship and worked as an assistant at the Invaliden 1 gallery and at the Mexican restaurant called La Pulquería. During his stay in Berlin, drawing and comic positioned as his main media of creative expression.

In the lasts years he has participated in different self-publishing festivals such as the Gutter Fest, Art Libris and Graf in Barcelona, Tenderete in Valencia, or Libros Mutantes in Madrid. In March 2020 he presented DGE Solutions, a comic co-edited by Apa Apa and Fatbottom, but at the moment it is frozen by the current Apocalypse of Covid-19. Recently he was a resident at FASE but had to abandon it due to the precariousness’ Apocalypse.
At the present moment (and for some time now) he tries to reconcile comics and room work.

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FASE + Dràcul·la

FASE is a place of work and meeting for artists, curators, researchers and for all those people whose work is related to artistic practices and contemporary thought. It was born as an independent and sustainable proposal for artistic practice with the aim of bringing together cultural agents who have the desire to seek other possibilities for growth and development. The project has ten production spaces for artists, six work tables and a multipurpose space of 60 m2 for the development of own activities and open to external collaborations.
In addition, FASE is also born with the need to continue the synergies derived from the work of some of the long-term residents at the Hangar.org research and production center. Paco Chanivet, Patricia Fernández, Marco Noris and Patricio Rivera are four of the artists from this center who migrate to FASE, joining the management of this initiative Blanca del Río, curator and Mercedes Pimiento, artist.

Dràcul·la is the house and workshop of Mònica Planes and Àlex Palacín and the name of the project that energizes as an extension of their extremities. They collaborate or accompany artists in the development of projects that stretch over time seeking to get closer and get to know different creative processes from a closer view.
During the last year, they have presented the exhibition Yoyo by Stephane Carpinelli, El número del gamer by Camille Orny and El Quadre que parla by Enric Farrés Duran. Currently, they accompany a project in process by Pol Olivé that will be presented in the coming months.

Dràcul·la: Leonardo da Vinci 21, 3er pis FASE: Avinguda del Carrilet 183 08907 Hospitalet del Llobregat
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Dràcul·la: alexporfavor@hotmail.com
www.fase.xyz/ https://www.graf.cat/es/author/dracul-la/

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