A Fictional Turn I: Anna Moreno

In May, three events will coincidentally explore how publishing artists turn to fiction. For “The Drowned Giant”, her previous project, Anna Moreno documented the reenactment of a landmark happening by producing a vinyl record, which included a booklet with texts intertwining facts and fictions. At the occasion of her forthcoming event, she will elaborate on the gesture of softening the requirements of artistic documentation with fictional devices, as instanced by her next project, involving fotonovelas.

Anna Moreno (Barcelona, 1984) lives and works in Barcelona and The Hague. She has been teaching Artistic Research at the Royal Academy of Art (The Hague) and other institutions and is a co-founder of the artists’ initiative Helicopter (The Hague). Her art practice develops through expanded events and solo exhibitions such as Billennium, Catalonia’s Architectures Association (COAC), Barcelona, 2018; D’ahir d’abans d’ahir de l’altre abans d’ahir i més d’abans encara, Fundació Blueproject, Barcelona, 2016; The Whole World Was Singing, HIAP Project Space, Helsinki, 2016 and An Awkward Game, 1646, The Hague, 2015. She has shown her work in the group shows We Are As Gods and Might as Well Get Good at It, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, 2018; Beehave, Joan Miró Foundation, Barcelona, 2018; En los cantos nos diluímos, Sala de Arte Joven, Madrid, 2017; Distopía General, Reales Atarazanas, Valencia, 2017: CAPITALOCEAN, W139, Amsterdam, 2016; Lo que ha de venir ya ha llegado, CAAC in Sevilla, MUSAC, at León and Koldo Mitxelena in Donostia, 2015, and Generaciones, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, 2014, among others. Anna Moreno’s work has been featured at symposia such as Visual Activism, SFMOMA, San Francisco, 2014, and United We Organize, Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, 2013. The artist has participated in residencies at Artistas en residencia, CA2M and La Casa Encendida, Móstoles and Madrid, 2017; Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, 2012, and Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, 2011; and has recently been the recipient of the Botín Visual Arts Grant, Santander, 2018 and of an upcoming fellowship at the Van Eyck Institute, Maastricht, 2019.

Doors open at 18:00.