Estudio 2020 - 21.

1986
SP/ARG



NEWS

Solo exhibition
DURESS (Compulsió) 
Galería Joan Prats Barcelona 
8 July - 8 September 2021 

Festival Panòptic 
Festival de Cinema de Mataró
17th September - October 2021

Vegap Art Organization, Madrid
October, 2021

Release essay “Dark traces of material luminescence”, written by Ana Teresa Vicente, for Archivo Papers Journal VOL 1, ISSUE 2, "Mythologies of the 21st Century", 2021, edited by Ana Catarina Pinho and guest editor Andrés Pachón, and published by Archivo Press, within the International Association of Photography and Visual Culture, in Portugal. 


EDUCATION
Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts & Máster in Arts (Sculpture) at the Royal College of Art London, UK. 
2017 - 2019 MA Teacher Training, Màster de Formació del Professorat (Dibuix), Universidad de Barcelona Barcelona.  2020 - / Bachelor degree History of Art, Universidad Nacional Educación a Distancia, Barcelona.​​​​​​​

RESEARCH PROGRAMS
2017 - 2018 Critical Images, Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Royal Institute of Art Stockholm, SWE.
2016 Arts and the politics of individualization course. SAAS-Fee Institute of Art, Import Projects, Berlin. DEU. July.


SHOWS 2014/2021
2020 - 2021 Centro de Arte Condeduque, Madrid ES. Exhibition Bajo la superficie. December –April. https://www.condeduquemadrid.es/actividades/bajo-la-superficie-miedos-monstruos-sombras.
2020 Fundación Suñol, Barcelona. Exhibition: 3'31'', Shortcut. June – September. Link: https://www.fundaciosunol.org/en/exposicion/331/                https://www.worldartfoundations.com/fundacio-sunol-julia-varela-331/ 
2020 - 2019 Somerset House, Londres, GB. Exhibition 24/7. October – February. Link: https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/whats-on/247
2020 - 2019 Belgrade Cultural Centre BCC, Belgrade, SRB. Exhibition: Restless image, unresolved gaze. December – January. 
2019 Groc Projects, Barcelona, ES. Exhibition: SCUM, September.
2019 Hangar Centre de producció i recerca d’arts visuals. Barcelona. Conference program title TOP. Tallers Oberts Poblenou. September.
2019 Litost Gallery Prague, CZE. Exhibition: Extra-Planetary Commitment. March – April. Link: https://litost.gallery/en/programme/extra-planetary-commitment/

2018 DECAD, Berlin. DEU. Exhibition: Tangible Remains, Hidden Matters. October - December. Link: https://www.decad.org/Tangible-RemainsHidden-Matters
2018 Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial Gijón, ES. Exhibition: XXVIII Circuitos de Artes Plásticas. October – January.
2018 Yamakiwa Gallery. Toukamachi-shi, Niigata, JP. Exhibition: By Indirections Find Directions Out. January – March. Link: http://yamakiwagallery.blogspot.com/2018/07/exhibition-by-indirections-find.html
2018 Galleri Mejan, Stockholm. SWE. Exhibition: Representations, interrupted. May.
2018 ResArtis, Melbourne, AU. Exhibition: @Residence. March - April
2018 Galería Fernando Pradilla Madrid, ES. Exhibition: Lenguajes en papel 8. January.
2018 - 2017 Sala de Arte Joven Avenida de América. XXVIII Circuitos de Artes Plásticas de la Comunidad de Madrid. Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, ES. November – January.

2018 - 2017 KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki, FI. Exhibition: ARS17 Hello World!. March 2017 – January 2018. Link: https://kiasma.fi/en/exhibitions/ars-17/ars17-artists/
2016 Grimmstraße 23, CRIB GROUP. Exhibition: Screening number 1. Berlin, DEU. September.
2016 Kunstverein am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin, DEU. Exhibition: Individuating, July.
2016 Ryder Projects, London, GB. Exhibition: Planned obsolescence. July – August.
Link: https://www.artrabbit.com/events/planned-obsolescence
2016 Copperfield Gallery, London, GB. Exhibition: Miseratione non Mercede. July – September. Link: https://www.plataformadeartecontemporaneo.com/pac/scan-presenta-en-londres-miseratione-non-mercede/

2016 Pinsent Masons LLP London, GB. Exhibition. May – September.

2016 La Casa Encendida Madrid, ES. Generaciones 2016. Exhibition: X/5.000. February – April. Link: https://www.lacasaencendida.es/exposiciones/generacion-2016-5169
2015 HQS Wellington. Wellington Trust. London, GB. Exhibition: Off The Wall. September. https://www.artrabbit.com/events/off-the-wall-6
2015 Sculpture Building, Royal College of Art, London, GB. Exhibition: degree show. July.
2015 Camden Arts Centre, London, GB. Exhibition: Pause Patina. May.
2015 Chelsea Arts Club Trust. Member`s club, London, GB. Exhibition: From the other side. July.
2015 Bosse & Baum Gallery London, GB. Exhibition: Etat D’Ame.
2014 Flat Time House Gallery. London, GB. Exhibition: Fluorescent
2014 Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, GB. Exhibition: W.I.P
2014 Samia Project space, London, GB. Exhibition: P.V
2014 Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, EAU. Exhibition: RCA Flux.
2014 Galería Blanca Soto, Madrid, ES. Exhibition: Fraud.
2013 CUL DE SAC Gallery, London, GB. Exhibition: Summer Show.
Link: http://www.culdesacgallery.com/cul_de_sac_london_programme.html
2012 Soho, Q Park Cavendish Sq. Level 3 W1G ONP, London. GB. Exhibition: ChinaTown
2010 Fundación Claves del Arte, Centro Cultural Galileo Galilei Madrid, ES.
Exhibition: De la oscuridad viene la luz.
2009 Centro de Arte Joven Comunidad de Madrid, ES. Exhibition: Marcha atrás.
2008 Casa Velázquez Madrid, ES. Exhibition: Megaphones
2007Aeropuerto Madrid Barajas T1, AENA, ES. Exhibition: Paisaje
2007 Fundación Botín, Villa Iris Gallery. Santander, ES. Exhibition: White eyes


RESIDENCIAS/RESIDENCIES
2019 - 2021 HANGAR, Centre de producció i recerca d’arts visuals, Barcelona.
2018 HANGAR, Centre de producció i recerca d’arts visuals, Barcelona. June - July.
2007 Fundación Botín, Santander. Galeria Villa Iris, residencia Miroslaw Balka. July.


COLLABORATIONS/CURATORIAL
Off The Wall (HQS Wellington), Wellington Trust, Victoria Embankment, London 18/09/2015. 
https://www.artrabbit.com/events/off-the-wall-6
Latching Firm, Film night Event. RCA & Camden Arts Centre London. 25/02/2015
Summer show, CUL DE SAC Gallery, London. 13/01 - 12/02/2013


PREMIOS/AWARDS 
2021 Ayudas a la creación 2021, VEGAP Organization, Madrid.
2020 Ayudas para la Investigación y creación artística en el campo de las artes visuales, Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte de España.                      
2017 Visual Arts Production Scholarship 2017 - Ayudas a la Creación de Artes Visuales 2017. Comunidad de Madrid, Ministerio de Educación Cultura y Deporte, ES.
2017 XXVIII Circuitos de Artes Plásticas y Visuales. Comunidad de Madrid, Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, ES.
2016 GENERACIONES 2016, MonteMadrid Foundation. La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES.
2014 – 2016 Honorific member Chelsea Arts Club Trust, London, GB.
2015 The Venice Biennale Trip Grant. Royal College of Art, London, GB.
2013 - 2015 MA General Scholarships. Royal College of Art London, GB.
2015 CAC Special Projects Award. The Trustees of Chelsea Arts Club Trust, London, GB.
2011 Madrid’s Creators Archive - Archivo de Creadores de Madrid. Matadero Madrid. Centro de Creación Contemporánea, Madrid, ES.
2008 First Prize: Annual Visual Arts Contest - Primer Premio Concurso Anual de Artes Plásticas y Visuales, Departamento de Bellas Artes, Facultad de Arte y Arquitectura. Universidad Europea Madrid. ES.
2008 Spetial Mention: Interventions in Public Space. Aeropuerto de Madrid Barajas (T1), Universidad Europea de Madrid, ES.


ONLINE Platforms
HANGAR, Centre de producció i recerca d’arts visuals, Barcelona. https://hangar.org/en/residents/artistes-residents/julia-varela/
Archivo de Creadores, MATADERO Madrid. http://www.archivodecreadores.es/en/creators/julia-varela-2010
SCAN Spanish Contemporary Art Network. https://www.scan-arte.com/julia-varela


OTHER COLLABORATIONS
American School, Barcelona; IED Istituto Europeo di Design, Barcelona; Westminster University, London GB; Pump House Gallery, Wansdworth Council, Battersea Park London, GB; CUL DE SAC Gallery London, GB.

ONLINE Sample
A*DESK, Instituto Independiente de Crítica y Arte Contemporáneo. WHY DO YOU KEEP ON WORKING? Gisela Chillida
https://a-desk.org/en/magazine/por-que-sigue-usted-trabajando-ns-nc/ Somerset House London https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/whats-on/247
Theme Art Journal https://therme.art/events/24-7-exhibition/
Furtherfield.org https://www.furtherfield.org/time-in-the-age-of-capitalist-desire-a-review-of-24-7-at-somerset-house/
Blokmagazine. Dystopian Delicacies by Dorian Batycka https://blokmagazine.com/dystopian-delicacies-extra-planetary-commitment-at-litost/
A*DESK, Instituto Independiente de Crítica y Arte Contemporáneo. Fábulas del compost, Ana Llurba. https://a-desk.org/spotlight/fabulas-del-compost/
e-flux Journal and publising patform https://www.e-flux.com/announcements/92965/ars-17hello-world/
KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI. https://kiasma.fi/en/exhibitions/ars-17/ars17-artists/
Elephant Magazine Londres, GB. https://elephant.art/windows-to-the-future/
FRIEZE Magazine. Artículo escrito por Philomena Epps https://www.frieze.com/article/ars17-hello-world
Dreamideamachine ART VIEW. Artículo escrito por Michalarou & Dimitris Lempesis
https://www.dreamideamachine.com/en/?p=24909
Keskisuomalainen. Periódico Nacional Helsinki, FI. Sección Cultural. Articulo escrito Tuomas Savonen https://www.ksml.fi/paikalliset/2514379
Aamulehti. Periódico Nacional Helsinki, FI. ArtÍculo: https://www.aamulehti.fi/a/24041814
HANGAR, Centre de producció i recerca d’arts visuals, Barcelona https://hangar.org/en/residents/artistes-residents/julia-varela/
ABC Cultural https://www.abc.es/cultura/cultural/abci-bailes-parejas-circuitos-2017-201712070117_noticia.html
La Casa Encendida Madrid, ES. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wapzp41sfF8
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