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Mònica Roselló

A graduate in photography from the Fine Arts Faculty of the University of Barcelona, Mònica Roselló also studied design in Barcelona’s Elisava School. She began her professional career in 1986 as a freelance photographer in the advertising, architecture, and interior design sectors, simultaneously developing personal projects. In the mid-1980s, she began her teaching career in photography and worked as teacher in a different institutions: Elisava School of Barcelona, Politechnics University of Catalogne, Architecture School of Barcelona, Pompeu Fabra University, and BAU Design School . She has also held workshops in arts centers and museums.

In the area of fine art photography, she has participated in projects that have resulted in book publications, such as Stalking Detroit (Ed Actar, 2001), Barcelona Acròstic (Ed. Destino, 2002), Saharauis, solo el desierto (Ed. Asociación Rivas-Sahel, 2004), and Genius Loci (Arola Editors, 2010).

The most representative exhibitions and installations of her personal work, some of which were created together with the photographer Jordi Guillumet, include L’armari de l’Arquitecte, an installation that deals with the creative act in architecture; Objecte d’observació, a visual game which concerns the role of the spectator in a performance; Darrera versió, sequenced portraits; Tabula rasa, a reflection on the mechanisms for creating memories; Rear Window, a visual review of private life through the window; TEN VISIONS. Reading Between Streets, on the importance of the use of public space as a means of communication, and Doble exposició, about the journey as a means of survival. Her work had been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago (USA), Rencontres de la Photographie Arles (FR), Jyväskylän Tadeimuseo (FIND), Art Museum of Girona, Galeria Urania Barcelona, MNAC Barcelona, Art Museum of Tarragona, and other museums. Her work likewise forms part of numerous public and private collections.

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