Estudio 2020 - 21, Hangar.org Barcelona.


1986
SP - ARG



CURRENT
2020 - April 2021. Centro de Arte Condeduque Madrid, ES. Exhibition `Bajo la superficie'. Link: https://www.condeduquemadrid.es/actividades/bajo-la-superficie-miedos-monstruos-sombras

EDUCATION
2004 - 2008 Bachelor degree Fine Arts, Faculty of Art and Architecture, UEM, Laureate International Universities Madrid, ES.
2013 - 2015 MA of Arts, Royal College of Art London, GB.

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, ES. 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, ES. 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.
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 - 2020 HANGAR, Centre de producció i recerca d’arts visuals, Barcelona.
2018 HANGAR, Centre de producció i recerca d’arts visuals, Barcelona.
2007 July Fundación Botín, Santander. Galeria Villa Iris, residencia Miroslaw Balka.


COLLABORATIONS/CURATORIAL
Off The Wall (HQS Wellington), Wellington Trust, Victoria Embankment, London 18/09/2015.
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 
2020  Ayudas a la Producción 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
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
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
Brit Es Magazine London, GB. https://www.brit-es.com/escaneando-2-entrevista-a-julia-varela/
La Casa Encendida Madrid, ES. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wapzp41sfF8
KIASMA Museum of ConTemporary Art Helsinki, FI.
https://youtu.be/3mqBKKZc-gk
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