As part of the “Anni and Josef Albers” exhibition. Art and life”, we have invited artist Andrea Canepa to hold a talk with the work of Anni Albers, the result is a specific piece, On Weaving, which can be seen in the hall at IVAM from May 12th.
To complement this intervention, Andrea Canepa will give the talk Escribir con hilos(Writing with threads), where she will share her interest in textiles as a transmitter of meaning, together with a review of some of her most recent works where textile and coding play a central role.
Andrea Canepa (Lima-1980) began her studies in Fine Arts at the Catholic University of Peru and completed them at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, where she graduated with a master’s degree in Visual Arts and Multimedia. In 2020, she received a research grant from the Senate Department for Culture and Europe in Berlin. In 2014, she received the ARCO Community of Madrid Award for Young Artists and the Miquel Casablancas Award; in 2013, she won the Generaciones Award and the Endesa Grant for Plastic Arts in Spain. She has worked as an artist in residence at Gasworks- UK, MATADERO – Spain, Cité des Arts – France, Tokyo Wonder Site –Japan, Beta Local- Puerto Rico, Bauhaus Master’s Houses– Germany, Jan Van Eyck Academie – Holland and at the Spanish Academy in Rome – Italy. Her works form part of collection such as CA2M, IVAM, the Provincial Museum of Teruel, and of Foundations such as Endesa, Montemadrid, DKV and Inelcom (Spain), Bauhaus Dessau Foundation (Germany) and MASM (Peru).