Team

  • Management team


    • Eli Lloveras
      Head of Distribution

      Having worked as secondary school teacher, Eli Lloveras shifted professionally to the cultural production field by becoming a member of YProductions, with which she developed various projects of production, management, research and training. She was one of the initiators of the HAMACA in 2005 and since 2009 she has been the director of the project.


      During these years she promoted projects such as the Cicle de Vídeo a la Gran Pantalla (Video cycle in wide screens), where she introduced the video art in movie theatres. She also initiated the first anthology of video in Spain: Apologia/Antologia (Apology/Anthology). She has been invited as speaker in seminars about video distribution in institutions such as MNCARS, MACBA, Sorbonne (Paris) or Arsenal (Berlin).


    • Belén Soto
      Head of Public Activities

      After graduating in Design and a few years of work, she began independent studies in the fields of art, culture and politics, and did a Masters in Cultural Management. She co-founded DU-DA and Galaxxia in 2018. She has collaborated in research projects with entities such as Hamaca or the Plataforma Assemblearia de Artistas de Cataluña - PAAC. She has worked in the research area of Hangar between 2018 and 2019, curated and produced the training program for artists of TMTMTM between 2018 and 2019, coordinated the festival Tallers Oberts del Poblenou 2019, worked in production and mediation roles in Medialab Prado. She has participated and/or presented projects in exhibition-congress-festivals such as b-e-c-o-m-i-n-g (Venice Architecture Biennale 2018), Sonar+D (2018) or the First Congress of Feminist Ontologies (2019). She has collaborated with art and artistic research degrees and masters for universities such as the UOC, the UPV/EHU, the UCM or the Escola Massana.

       


    • Elena Lasala
      Head of Archive

      Graduated in Art History, she starts working in mediation, management and research at institutional and independent level. She obtained a master's degree in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture (UAM + MNCARS), where collaborated with the Department of Public Activities - Museo en Red del Reina Sofía. After this, she joined the coordination of the Institute of Radical Imagination, a Mediterranean-wide network on post-capitalist thought and action. She has been part of the Hablarenarte team, coordinating European projects and the artistic residency Planta Alta, and has collaborated with institutions such as the Fundació Miró and Matadero Madrid. She participates in collective and activist research and curatorial groups, such as Archivos Comunes, Raising Care or CLTVVA, which involve memory practices, feminisms and affective urban networks.

  • Board

    • Marc Vives Muñoz
      president

      Barcelona, 1978. Artist, researcher and producer. He develops an experimental performance format that includes La Fiesta (Antic Teatre, Barcelona, 2019); Es que ahora no puedo (etHALL, Barcelona, 2018), Barcelona atracción (Mercat de les Flors, Barcelona, 2016), The Wilson Exercises (Rogaland Kunstsenter, Redcat, Fundació Miró, 2016). He currently directs GRAF.CAT (Barcelona, 2013-) and in 2013 co-founded TRACTORA KOOP.E. (Mungia). For 10 years he was part of the duo Bestué/Vives: Venice Biennale (2009), at Playground Festival, Belgium (2010) or Creative Time (2010), New York, among others. His interest in production led him to join YProductions, Por La Vena, Radiobucket. Or starting and directing the residency program in performance and visual arts at L'Estruch, Sabadell (2014-2017).

      He is also a member of the board of Hangar.

    • Laura Baigorri Ballarín
      secretary

      Barcelona, 1960. Full Professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona specializing in Art and New Media (since 1993) and Vice-Dean of Research, Masters and PhD (since 2016). She combines her teaching experience with research, criticism, curating and the realization of online projects.

      She has published articles and essays on art and activism on the net, video art and game art, and the books: Video. Primera etapa (2004), Net.art. Prácticas estéticas y políticas en la Red, (2006) and Vídeo en Latinoamérica. A critical history (2008). Among his main exhibitions is the curatorship of Videoarde. Video crítico en Latinoamérica y Caribe (2009-2015) AECID e Instituto Cervantes, Homo Ludens Ludens (2008) at LABoral in Gijón; CTRL + [SELF]: Intimacy, Extimacy and Control in the Age of the Self's Overexposure at Studio XX in Montreal and Multiverse (2016), Multiverse II (2017) and Multiverse III (2018-2019) at Fundación BBVA in Madrid.

       

    • Mireia c. Saladrigues
      chair

      Terrassa, 1978. Visual artist and researcher of the international doctoral program the University of the Arts of Helsinki.

      The most significant exhibitions have been Kiosk Solitari (2021), Research Pavilion on the occasion of the 57th Venice Biennial (2017), CAA Washington (2016), Centre d'Art Le Lait in Albi (2015), Antoni Tàpies Foundation (2015), La BF15 in Lyon (2014), Artium (2012), Espai 13 in Joan Miró Foundation (2011), Cultural Center Caja Madrid (2011), National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (2011), Videonale. 13 (2011), National Museum of Photography in Copenhagen (2010), Kiasma Museum in Helsinki (2009), DIA Art Foundation (2008).

      Her most recent grants and prizes are Kone Publication Grant (2020), Kone Research Grant (2015-2019), TTOR KuvA (2013-2019). She has been a founder of PAAC, and Cultural Association Trama 34. Also has participated in various educational experimental programs and publishing projects.