About

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Anaisa Franco

CONTACT
anaisafranco@gmail.com
skype: anaisafranco
www.facebook.com/anaisa.franco

Adora Calvo Gallery (Spain)
info@adoracalvo.com
C/Arco, 11. 37002. Salamanca
Tel: + 34 923212784
 


Searching for the creation of a “sixth” sense, we create interfaces that interconnect the physical with the digital inspired by concepts of psychology and cognitive science, we provide behaviors, feelings and imagination for the artworks.

Anaisa Franco has a Master in Digital Art and technology at University of Plymouth in England, UK and graduated in Visual Arts at FAAP in Sao Paulo. 
In the last years she has been developing New media Artworks in Medialabs, residencies and commissions such as Medialab Prado, Mecad, MIS, Hangar, Taipei Artist Village, China Academy of Public Art Research Center, Mediaestruch, Cite des Arts, ZKU, SP_Urban, MAC Fenosa, CCS Creativity and Cognition Studios at UTS, Vivid Sydney 2015 and others.
Mostly of the works were developed by grants, prizes, commissions in collaboration with other professionals as engineers, programmers, musicians, architects, designers, actress, photographers and cinematographers. 
The works has been exhibiting in America, Asia and Europe 
as the as EXIT Festival in Paris; ARCO Madrid in Spain; Europalia in Brussels; Live Ammo at MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei, Taiwan; TÉKHNE at MAB Museum of Brazilian Art in São Paulo, Brazil; Sonarmática at CCCB in Barcelona, Spain;  the 5th Seoul International Media Art Bienalle, Seoul, Korea; Vision Play at Medialab PRADO,  Experimenta Biennial in Australia and many others. She is represented by Adora Calvo Gallery in Spain.

EDUCATION

2006-7 MA Master in Digital Art and Technology at Univeristy of Plymouth, UK.
2000-4 Visual Arts at FAAP Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

SOLO SHOWS

2016- Heart Dialogue, Anaisa Franco. Galeria Lume, São Paulo, Brasil. From 18 Feb until 18 April.
2016- Psicossomáticos. Temporada de Projetos, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brasil. From 28 Jan until 28 March.
2013- Onirical Reflections. Anaisa Franco. Individual at Charlot Gallery, Paris. France. From Nov 27th until Dec 27th.
2013- Onirical Fluctuations. Anaisa Franco. Individual at Galeria Central, São Paulo. Brazil. From Nov 6th until Dec 6th.
2011-ThoughtOut Breathing, Anaisa Franco. Individual at Adora Calvo gallery, Salamanca, Spain. From May 6th until June 6th.

 

COLLECTIVE SHOWS

2016- Mostra URBE Public Art. From Nov 12 -26. Commission Sweet Reflection project. São Paulo, Bom Retiro, Parque da Luz.
2016- Experimenta Recharge National Tour at Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art , SA. From 19 Aug until 23 Sept. 
2016- Experimenta Recharge National Tour at La Trobe Regional Gallery, VIC. From 14 May until 3 July.
2016- FILE International Festival of Electronic Language, São Paulo, Brazil. From July 11 until 21 August.
2016- SP ARTE FAIR, Brazil. From 7-10 April.
2016- Experimenta Recharge National Tour at Albury LibraryMuseum, NSW. From 27 Feb until April 27.
2016- Psicossomáticos. Temporada de Projetos, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil. From 28 Jan until 28 March.

2015- Experimenta Recharge National Tour at Warrnanbool Art Gallery, VIC. From 5 Dec until 7 Feb.
2015- Experimenta Recharge National Tour at The Lock Up Cultural Centre, Newcastle, Australia. From July 11th until August 9th.
2015- Vivid Light Festival, Sydney, Australia. From May 22nd until June 8th.
2015- FRIDGE Exhibition at Entretempo Kitchen Gallery curated by Paz Ponce. Berlin. From April 24th until May 25th.
2015- Bouillants. Art numérique, multimédia & citoyenneté, France. From April 4th until May 31st. Curated exhibition by Gaetan Allin. .    
2015- Experimenta. Recharge. The 6th International Biennial of Media Art. National Tour in Mildura. From 5th of March until 12th of April, 2015. Curated exhibition by Jonathan Parsons.
2015- JUSTMAD06. Emergent Art Fair. From Feb 25th until March 1st. Madrid, Spain.
2015- ARCO Madrid 2015. From Feb 25th until March 1st.
2015- Excusa Argumental, MAC La Coruña, From January 22th until March 15th. Curated exhibition by Ignacio Garcia.

2014- The IT Show, Kuntquartier Bethanien, Berlin. December 5th. 
2014- Datastravaganza, 401contemporary Gallery, Berlin. From December 6th until 29 of February. 
2014- Chicks on Speed Show at RadialSystem, produced by 401contemporary, Berlin. Dec 6th.
2014- THE ART OF LIVING TOGETHER. Galerie Wedding. Berlin. From 14th of dec until 24st of January, 2015.
2014- Experimenta. Recharge. The 6th International Biennial of Media Art. Sydney, Australia. From 28th of November until 21st of February, 2015.
2014- Exhibition at Edith-Russ-Haus in Odenbourg, Germany. From 10th October until January 11th. 
2014- 13 Mostra Internacional. MAC Museum of Contemporary Art Fenosa, La Coruña, Spain. From 28 July until 28 September.
2014- A Window in Berlin. From 20th of June until 2nd of August. 
2014- Interactivos: Responsive and immersive future technologies at MAC Birmingham. From 16-30th of June.
2014- GenderBlender Exhibition at MU in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. From June 6th until 17th August.
2014- O Artista e a Bola na OCA em São Paulo. De 5 a 29 de Junho.
2014- "Desde la mimesis a la ficcíon y viceversa" at Adora Calvo Gallery, from March 1st until Feb 1st. Curated by Araceli Corbo. 2014. ARCO Madrid. From 19 – 23 feb, 2014, Spain.

2013- Commission of new work at SP Urban Digital Festival, São Paulo, Brazil. November 4th. until 28th.
2013- Onirical Reflections. Anaisa Franco. Individual at Charlot Gallery, Paris. France. From Nov 27th until Dec 27th.
2013- Onirical Fluctuations. Anaisa Franco. Individual at Galeria Central, São Paulo. Brazil. From Nov 6th until Dec 6th.
2013- Save the Date. Anual de Arte no MAB-FAAP. From 13th Nov until 23 February.
2013- Gare St Sauveur. Lille, France. From May 2nd until September 7th . 
2013- EXIT festival. Paris, France. From April 4-14th .
2013- VIA festival. Maubeuge, France. From March 14-24th .
2013- ARCOmadrid 2013. Adora Calvo Gallery. Madrid, Spain. From February13-17th.
2013- Elas Fan Tech. La Coruña, Spain. From January 21st until March 3rd.

2012- The Fourth Westlake International Invitational Sculpture Exhibition. Hangzhou, China. 23 nov (permanent piece).
2012- JUST MAD MIA art Fair. 6-9 December. Adora Calvo Gallery. Miami. USA. 
2012- Estampa, Feria de Arte Múltipla. Matadero, Madrid. From 25 to 28 October.
2012- FAD Festival de Arte Digital. From 5th October until 16th November. Funarte, Belo Horizonte, Brasil. 
2012- SP Arte, São Paulo. From 10 – 13 May, 2012. Central Gallery. 
2012- ARCO Madrid, Spain. From 15-19 February. 
2012- Europalia, Bruxelas, Bélgica. Curator Sonia Salcedo. FromOctober 12th until January 15th.

2011- Moscow Art Fair. Adora Calvo Gallery. Moscow, Rússia. From 21-25th September, 2011
2011- SP-Arte/Foto 2011. São Paulo. Galeria Central. 15,16 e 17 de Setembro. 
2011- Eletropixel Festival. Nantes, France. From May 12th until 18th. 
2011- LOOP Festival. Mobile Art at Fundacion Francisco Godia, Barcelona, Spain. From May 12th until June 18th. 
2011-ThoughtOut Breathing, Anaisa Franco. Individual at Adora Calvo gallery, Salamanca, Spain. From May 6th until June 6th.
2011- Lille, Gare St Sauveur, França. From April 13th until August 14th. 
2011- VIA Festival. Maubeuge, França. From March 24th until April 3th. 
2011- Exit Festival. Maison des Arts de Creteil, França. From March 10th until 20th.
2011- Live Ammo, MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art. Taipei, Taiwan. Curated by HongJohn Lin. From February 25th until April 13th. 
2011- ARCO Fair, Madrid, Spain. From February 16th until 20th. Received BEEP ARCOmadrid Prize.
2011- Mostra LABMIS. MIS Museum of Image and Sound, São Paulo, Brazil. From November 16th until January 9th.

2010- PhotoTaipei. Taiwan. From December 16th until 20th.
2010- Mostra LabMIS at MIS, São Paulo, Brasil. From November 16th until January 16th. 
2010- TÉKHNE. at MAB Museum of Brazilian Art. São Paulo, Brazil. From September 12th until November 12th.
2010- “Dream Machines” at Veredas Space, São Paulo, Brasil. From September 10th until 1st October.
2010- ArteSantander, Santander, Spain. From 21 until 25 July at Adora Calvo Gallery.
2010- Sonarmática, Sonar 2010. CCCB, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. Barcelona. From 16 until 18 June.
2010- Young Art Taipei, Taiwán. From 13 until 16 May, 2010 at Adora Calvo Gallery.  
2010-  Dorkbot Barcelona. Hangar, Barcelona, Spain. 28 Abril.
2010-10 Miradas, Palacio Garci Grande, Salamanca, Spain. From March 8th until April 8th.
2010- Anaisa Franco & Olga Diego at Adora Calvo Gallery., Salamanca Spain. From March 6th until April 6th.

2009- Mostra LabMIS, MIS Museu da Imagem e do Som, São Paulo, Brasil. From Nov 11th until Jan 11th. 
2009- Fusion Folks, Taipei, Taiwan. From August 28th until November 1st.
2009- FAD- Festival de Arte Digital. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. From March 12th until 15th.

2008- Piksel08. How does code dream?. FromDecember 12th until January 15th. Bergen, Norway.
2008- Move Digital. From november 13th until 16th. A Coruna, Spain.
2008- 5th Seoul International Media Art Biennale. From 12th September until November. Seoul, Korea.
2008- Medialab Prado, Interactivos?. From 30th may to 23th september. Madrid, Spain.
2008- FILE (International Festival of electronic language). From 4th August until 31th. São Paulo, Brazil.
2008- Exhibition Continuum Electronica at l'Estruch Gallery. From 4th until 27th of April. Barcelona, Spain.
2008- Netmage Festival. From 24th until 28th January. Bologna, Italy.

2007- 9th Annual Backup_festival. From 18th until 21st October. Weimar, Germany.
2007- CologneOFF Film Festival and NewMediaFest 2007 Cologne OFF III. Toon! Toon! art cartoons and animated narratives. November. Cologne, German.
2007- Media Lab Madrid, Interactivos?, From 25th may until 30th june. Madrid, Spain.
2007- SLOW exhibition, Plymouth Art Centre. From 19th of January until 18th of March 2007. Plymouth, England.

2006-19th Edition of MIX NYC, 3LD Art & Technology Center. From 8th to 13th November. New York, USA. 
2006- Art Concept Festival. From 24th august 27th. Saint Petesburgh, Rússia.
2006- Media Art Festival. From 13th September until 1st October. Friesland.
2006- Ways of looking Places and Landscapes, Fundacion Telefonica. Peru, Lima.

2005- 15° Vídeo Brasil, Sesc Pompéia, São Paulo, Brazil.
2005- Mostra do Audio Visual Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.
2005- 1° Festival de Vídeo Macadamia, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2004- FILE (International Festival of electronic language). São Paulo, Brazil.
2004- SRV 2004- Participation at Symposium on Virtual Reality at Senac University, São Paulo, Brazil.

2003- 35º Anual de arte FAAP, São Paulo, Brazil.
2002- 34º Anual de arte FAAP. Prize 1° place. One year scholarship at FAAP, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

AWARDS:

2015-Premios OA Foundation de arte electrónico experimental y seleccionados JUSTECH 15
2014- EMARE prize to do a residence in “Creative and Cognition Studios” in Sydney, Australia.
2014-Award the Edith-Russ-Haus Award for Emerging Media Artists in Germany with Devenir: An Interface of Gender fluctuation.
2014-2 months residence commission at MAC Contemporary Art Museum in La Coruña. Spain. May and June 2014.
2012- Residence at Cite des Arts in Paris, grant from FAAP.
2011- VI Edition ofARCOmadrid/BEEP Electronic Art Award.
2010- 3 months Residence at Hangar in Barcelona. Financed by MIS.
2009- 2 months Residence in Tapei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan.
2009- 3 months Residence at MIS, Museu de Imagem e do Som, São Paulo, Brazil. Start March 2009. Grant from the Museum MIS.
2007- Scholarship from Mecad-ESDi, Barcelona to develop the project CONNECTED MEMORIES on the Proyecto Expansion Digital during a residence of 4 months.
2007- Alban Scholarship to do MA Digital Art and Technology at University of Plymouth, UK.
2005- Received award “honorable mention” of the project of research “Spiderrrbot” at 6° Prêmio Sergio Motta de Arte e Tecnologia in São Paulo, Brazil.
2002- 34º Anual de arte FAAP. Prize 1° place. One year scholarship at FAAP, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

CONFERENCES:

2015- Bouillants>>>Art numérique, multimédia & citoyenneté. Rennes, France. 
2014- Experimenta Recharge. The 6th International Biennial of Media Art. Melbourne, Australia.
2014- Creativity and Cognition Studios at UTS. Sydney, Australia.
2014- Keynote at ICEC International Conference on Entertainment Computing in Sydney. Sydney, Australia.
2014- Retune.14 Creative and Technology Conference. Berlin, Germany.
2014 - Interactivos: Responsive and immersive future technologies at MAC Birmingham, UK.
2014- MAC Museum of Contemporary Art Fenosa, La Coruña, Spain. 
2013- Fotograma 13. Montevideo, Uruguay.
2010- Dorkbot Barcelona. Hangar, Barcelona, Spain. 
2010- UFRJ, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Rio de janeiro, Brazil.
2010- MIS, Museum of Image and Sound. São Paulo, Brasil.
2010- Taipei Photo Art Fair. Taipei, Taiwan. 
2009- Fusion Folks. Taipei, Taiwan. 
2008- FILE (International Festival of electronic language). São Paulo, Brazil.
2007- Vision Play. Media Lab Madrid, Interactivos?, Spain.