Txomin Badiola

He studied in the Facultad de Bellas Artes in Bilbao, where he was professor between 1982 and 1988. In 1988 he curated the anthology exhibition Oteiza: Propósito Experimental. He lived in London 1988-89 and in New York 1990-98. He led two workshops together with Angel Bados at Arteleku in 1995 and 1997 of 4 and 5 months’ duration respectively. He has written many articles for publications and texts for catalogues. He co-curated with Margit Rowell the exhibition Oteiza. Mito y Modernidad for the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao in 2004, and in New York in 2005 and for the MNCARS in Madrid in 2005. He lives and works in Bilbao.

Some of his more recent solo exhibitions are:
2005. Family Plot, Galería Chelouche. Tel Aviv. Israel. 2004. When the shit hits the fan, Galería Soledad Lorenzo. Madrid. 2003. Introspectivo, Galeria Palma Dotze. Villafranca del Penedes. 2002 Malas Formas 1990-2002. MACBA, Barcelona. Dearest, Galerie Natalie Obadia, Paris. Malas Formas 1990-2002. Museo de Bellas Artes. Bilbao. Malas Formas (una historia que se cuenta con historias de otros). Video. Arteleku, San Sebastián. Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao. 2001 S.O.S., Madrid, Galería Soledad Lorenzo. Últimas Instalaciones, Sala Metrònom, Barcelona. 2000. Bedsong/Visitantes, Valencia, Sala de Exposiciones La Gallera. You better change (for the better), Adelaida (Australia), Greenaway Art Gallery; Sydney, Australian Center for Photography.