Javier Viver, 1971
Lives and work Madrid.

C. Cayetano Pando 3, Local. 28047 Madrid. Spain
tel: 678 77 66 90 email:
javierviver@yahoo.es



 

Education and residencies:
2003 International Studio Program. Location One. New York.
2002 Studio Residency Program. Hangar, Barcelona.
2001-2002 Atist in Residence. Spanish Academy, Rome
2001 Summer Studio Program. School of Visual Arts. New York.
2002-2003 Independent program in digital art (video and multimedia). School of Visual Arts of New York. Harvestworks. DCTV.
1994-1997 Ph. D. Studies. Sculpture Department. Universidad Complutense Madrid.
1989-1994 Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts. Universidad Complutense Madrid.
Solo Exhibitions:
2006 “Enlace” Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid.
“The Audience” Location One, New York
2005 “I wanna be with you for ever”, Marisa Marimón Gallery.
2003 “ESpHeM [s4]”. Special projects. Queens Museum of Art. New York.
2002 “ESpHeM<Basic>”. Young Art Center. Madrid.
“EspHeM [S1]”. Espacio f. Fuencarral Market. Madrid.
2001 “Credits”. SVA. School of Visual Arts. New York.
1998 “Ficciones”. Arte XXI. Madrid.
Group Exhibitions:
2006 FORO SUR. Marisa Marimón Gallery, Cáceres.
ARCO. Marisa Marimón Gallery, Madrid
The Pamplona Biennial. Pamplona.
2005 Web Bienal 2005. Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum.
“The Gift: Building a Collection for QMA”. Queens Museum of Arts.
XXI Internacional Visual Art Show, Museo de Pollensa. Mallorca
Young Creator Prize. Ayuntamiento de Madrid.
Purificación García Photographie Prize. Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid; Palau March Museu, Valencia; La Virreina, Barcelona; Fundación Luis Seoane, Lisboa ; Centro Cultural Diputación de Ourense; Bilbao Arte.
2004 “En Movimiento” Cervantes Institute. New York.
“Itinerarios 2003”. Marcelino Botín Foundation. Santander.
Red Itiner. Itinerant Exhibition. Comunidad the Madrid.
2003 MAD’ 03 NET. Project. Madrid.
“Paseantes”. Projects of architecture and city. La Recoleta. Buenos Aires.
Location One: Artists in residence. New York.
"Spanish Fly” Roger Smith Gallery. New York.
2002-2003 Red Itiner. Itinerant Exhibition. Comunidad the Madrid.
2002 “Becarios de la Academia. 2001-2002”. Itinerant Exhibition: Spanish Academy, Rome.
Conde Duque Cultural Center, Madrid.
“Play Time”. HANGAR. Artexpo. Barcelona.
“Paseantes”. COAM Foundation. Madrid.
“Generación 2002. Nuevas Tendencias”. Caja Madrid. Itinerant Exhibition: House of America, Madrid. La Capella del Convent, Barcelona. Auditorium of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela. La Beneficiencia, Valencia. Province House. Sevilla.
2001-2002 “Diari di lavoro di artisti stranieri a Roma” Galleria Nazionale d´ Arte Moderna. Rome.
2001 Club Siglo XXI. Madrid.
Espacio f. Fuencarral Market. Madrid.
Studio Residency Program. School of Visual Arts of New York.
XXVIII International Price of Arts. Monastery of Sto. Domingo. Pollença. Mallorca.
“Arte Emergente”. Maritime Station. La Coruña.
Image Workshop. Canal de Isabel II. Madrid
2000-2001 Circuitos de Artes Plásticas y Fotografía. Itinerant Exhibition: Young Art Center, Madrid. School of Fine Arts, Pontevedra. Spanish Institute, New York. The Oidor Capel, Alcalá de Henares.
Prizes and Grants:
2005 First Fotographie Prize. Ayuntamiento de Madrid.
Especial Prize. Purificación García Fotographie Prize.
2003-2004 Visual Arts Prize. Comunidad de Madrid.
Pre-selection: Whitney Museum Studio Program.
2002-2003 The Marcelino Botín Fundation Visual Arts Grant.
2002 Pre-selection: UNIDEE – Hangar Grant. The Pistoletto Foundation.
Commission Prize: Generación 2002. Caja Madrid.
Visual Art Grant. Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid.
2001-2002 Studio Residency Grant. Spanish Academy, Rome. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Spain.
Pre-selection: International Estudio Residency Program PS1(MOMA) - Hangar.
Accesit. Emergent Art Prizes. España Nuevo Milenio.
Contribution:
2004-2005 La Gaceta de los Negocios, newspaper. (Bill Viola.Temporality and transcendency. • Monsters, ghosts and aliens. Poetics of ciberculture. • Santiago Sierra: acction of reading an arabic telephones numbers guide. • Vik Muniz, a retrospective.)
2002 Contemporary Art in Spain: categories for a diagnosis. Prologue by José Luis Brea. Instituto de las Artes Fundación. Madrid, 2002.
2000 Death and resurrection in the Rothcko and Matisse´s chapels. Fundación Felix Granda. Madrid, 2000.
1999 The 90´s generation. The XX Century Art. XXIII International Conference Univ. Ed. Universidad complutense de Madrid, Madrid, 1999.
Selected Blibliography:
Reviews:
• V Premio de Fotografía, El Cultural 21-27 / 7/ 2005
• Proyecto Ciegas. Revista Alpampan 7 / 2005
• Spanish Fly, Courtney J Martin. Flash Art International. May-June 2003.
• Rethink the city, Jimena Barrionuevo. El Cronista, 7-8-2003.
• Tree walkers and one challenge, Cora Cáfaro. InfoBae, 13-8-2003
• Artists in Residence. Johnson. The New York Times. 29-6-2003.
• Vanity 03-04, # 94. Guillermo Espinosa
• Hangar, El Temps d´Art. Septiembre-octubre 2002 • Ironic Architecture, Miguel Cereceda. ABC Cultural 15-6-2002.
• Interview, Sara Saes. La luna, November, 2002. El Mundo.
• An Interview with Javier Viver. Eduardo Delgado Orusco. Ars Sacra. N8. 2001.
• Houses for souls, Antón García Abril. ABC Cultural 26-2-1998.
Catalogues:
• Itineraries 2002/03, Guillermo Solana. Santander, 2004
• Knots. The hause: wander and remain, Mercedes Replinger, CAM, Madrid, 2002
• Walkers, Juan Antonio Ramírez, Francisco Carpio, Mercedes Replinger, Tania Pardo, Agustín Valle. COAM Fundation & Caja Madrid, Madrid, 2002.
• 2002 Generation. Caja Madrid. Madrid, 2002.
• Fifteen stops for the twenty second track, Pablo Llorca. CAM. Madrid, 2000.
• Emergent Art, María Molina. Spain, New Milenium. Madrid, 2001.
• Spanish Academy in Rome 2002, Rome, 2002.
Work in Museum and Collections:
Queens Museum of Art, New York.
The Marcelino Botín Foundation
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Spain.
The Spanish Academy, Rome.
Caja Madrid Foundation.
Arte XXI Foundation.
Biodiveresidad Foundation.