JAVIER LOPEZ ROTELLA

FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY

Producer in Contemporary Art and self taught photographer,
Honorary Director of the Photography School and Contemporary Art of Mendoza, Argentina and Director, Creator of “III día (third day) creation and investigation in Art Inc”.
Director of Faro Foundation at Mendoza / Argentina

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

2005
• Art Basel at Helix Gallery Miami, USA.
• “Enclosed beings” Schneider Gallery. Chicago, USA.
• Latin América Art Auction. Miami Art Central (MAC). USA
• “Buenos Aires Photo Art Fair” Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery (Miami)
• “Seres Acotados”. Helix Gallery, Miami. Florida, USA.
• “The figure” The Cummings Gallery. Photomedia Art Center, Pitsburg. USA.
• “San Francisco Photo Art Fair” Benham Gallery. San Francisco. USA.
2004
• “Enclosed beings” Superfine Art Gallery. Dambo Broklyn N. York
• “Photography” Group Show. Balance Gallery. New Jersey
• “Collision” Foto instalación. Nortlight Studio Gallery. New York
• “Photo installation. “N place”. New York.
2003
• “Reference Point” ArtexArte Gallery. Buenos Aires
• “BEING-HUMAN-BEING. Multiproyection photo-installation “Contemporary Art Museum”. Santiago Chile
• “Identity” Benham Gallery. Seattle USA
• The Gables Yard Gallery, Norfolk/Suffolk, UK
2002
• Seres Acotados (‘Enclosed Beings). photography. Eye-See Gallery, Belgium.
• PhotoEspaña “ Discovers” (Portfolios), Madrid, España
• La Fotografía Estenopeica. Museum of Modern Art Mendoza, Argentina
2001
• “Decit of the Intellect” Benham Gallery. Seattle USA.
• BEING-HUMAN-BEING project. Multiproyection photo installation. Contemporary Art Center. Mendoza.
2000
• ‘Enclosed Beings 4’, Filo gallery (Bs As) Light World Festival
• ‘The third point’, photo installation. Perez Quesada Arte Contemporaneo Buenos Aires
1999
• ‘Enclosed Beings’, a multimedia proposal (theatre, visual arts, video art, multimedia, literature) ArteXArte Gallery. Buenos Aires
• ‘Enclosed Beings II’, photography and drawing. Argentine Photo Club. Buenos Aires
• Retrospective 1995-99, ‘Spacio Aperto'(opened space). Italian Embassy. Mendoza
1998
• Photo installation ‘ the wheel of time’. 4th international biennial of experimental art. Modern art museum. Mendoza.
• Exhibition of photo-painting for the release of the book ‘Alejamiento Hotel’. Axxys foundation. Mendoza. (black painting-photography)
• Photo installation ‘From Silence From Loneliness From Life From Death’ tribute S. Beckett. Recoleta Cultural Center. Bs.As. (black painting-photography)
• Photo installation ‘Tribute Sam Beckett’, third part. Mendoza. (black painting-photography)
1997
• Photo installation ‘Tribute Sam Beckett’ second part. Mendoza. (black painting-photography)
• Photo installation ‘Tribute Sam Beckett’. Mendoza. (black painting-photography)
• Exhibition ‘in wings of attempt’, Miró station. Mendoza. (painting-photography)
• Exhibition ‘attempt of time’, Photo installation .Modern Art Museum. Mendoza. (painting-photography)

AWARDS
2001
• PhotoEspaña “ Discovers” (Portfolios) finalist.
2000
• Palais de Glace Award destinated to the New Argentinean Painters 2000.
Second place. Argentina
• Kleem Photography Foundation award. Second place. Buenos Aires.
1999
• Palais de Glace Award destinated to the New Argentinean Painters 1999.
Third place.

1998
• October foundation Award (photography). Especial mention Buenos Aires. Argentina
1997
• -Young Art and Creative Forms award. Zaldivar Foundation (painting) Third Acquisition award. Photographic art.
• Vendimia Photographic Art Saloon award. First place and Honor Mention
1996
• First Regional Saloon of Painting. Mendoza. Argentina. Jury mention.
1995
• XV Painting Saloon award. Council of Professional Economic Sciences.
Mendoza. Argentina
• Vendimia Plastic Arts Saloon award. Drawing
• Vendimia Photographic Art Saloon award. Third place Acquisition award. –
• Painting Regional Saloon ‘Joaquin Barbera’. Mendoza. Third place.
• Acquisition award. First saloon of painting ‘Atuel’. Second place. Painting
1990
• Vendimia Photographic Art Saloon award. Second mention.
1989
• Annual Photographic Art saloon. Mendoza. Jury second mention.

FELLOWSHIPS
• National Presidency for the Cultural Excellence Fellowship. Argentina.1999
• National Funds for Arts Fellowship. Argentina. 2001

ARTISTIC PRODUCTIONS
2000
• Art production of Orpheus opera- opera 2000, working for Stefano Poda (Italian producer). Independence theater
• Founder Member of the ‘experimentation and art creation company’ The third day. Thought, image and movement.
• Script, direction, realization and performance of the play ‘Building a Show’ from enclosed beings. Performed during July and august. Mendoza.
• – Participation in the ‘VI festival for the new trends’. Along with the play ‘Building a Show’
• Presentations and performances on the street with the Third day company. June, July, august.
1999
• Enclosed Beings
• Script and stage for theater
• Script for Multimedia
• Script for Video art

1998
• ‘The wheel of time’, script for video art and multimedia
• art production, from Sam Beckett’s play ‘Comedy’. Mendoza Argentina
1997
• Photographic production for the play “Monodrama”, “The forth wall”. Cuban director: Victor Varela. Argentina
• Art and Photographic production for the play “Mi-Longa”. Argentina
• Art production for the play “song for a genius”. Director Angela Verdejo Argentina
• Art production for a S. Beckett’s play. Mendoza Argentina
1996
• Art and Photographic production for Fontanarrosa’s play “La Sanata” Argentina
• Art production for S. Beckett’s play “End of game” Argentina
• Art and Photographic production for Spreguelburd’s play “Remainder of winter” Argentina

PUBLICATIONS
1999
• Literary essay “enclose beings”. Edition and publication.

1998
• Cover page illustration of the J. Dubatti’s book “Samuel Beckett in Argentina”
• Cover page illustration of the F. Toledo’s book “Alejamiento Hotel”

1995
• Editorial Project “intent”. Chile
• From 1995 periodically drawings are made for “Uno” Newspaper and “UBU All Theater” magazine

TEACHING ACTIVITIES
Teaching experience from 1990 (lectures, workshops seminars).
Mendoza, Buenos Aires Argentina, Santiago de Chile, U.s.a., Spain

• In charge of “Photography applied to the art” workshop. Modern Art museum, Mendoza.
• In charge of “Photography, Art and Contemporary languages” lecture and workshop. Argentinean School of Photography
• In charge of “Photographic manipulation and Creative Process Logic” workshop. Bs As.
• In charge of “Contemporary Art production and Photographic manipulation” workshop. Argentinean Photo Club. Bs. As. 1999
• Thinking clinic and Realization in Contemporary Art. First days of contemporary art. Mendoza.
Cuyo National University
• Thinking clinic and realization in contemporary art. Pérez Quesada Gallery.
• Art Institute of Boston. Lecture and Presentation
• Seminar of Thought and Development in Contemporary Art. Pompeu Fabre University Barcelona Spain