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Amor Veneris
Venus Callipigia
La del fresco

He began his creative work in the world of video art and design, creating the Estudio Gris with Carlos Riart in 1969. In his first exhibitions, in the early seventies, an interest in conceptual art and emerging technologies was already evident. from image. The result of this interest are his first short films, which are the prelude to a full dedication to cinema, when he shoots his first feature film Tatuaje (1976). But his vocation as an heterodox and avant-garde filmmaker did not manifest itself until Bilbao (1977) and was later confirmed in Caniche (1978).


He moved to the United States, where he filmed Reborn (1981) and got to know the American film industry. Back in Barcelona, he directs Lola (1985), in which some of the constants of his cinema in the nineties are anticipated. After shooting Anguish (1986), he retired to Tarragona to dedicate his time to painting. The producer Andrés Vicente Gómez convinces him to return to the cinema and commissions him to direct Las Edades de Lulú (1990), with
the one that manages to reach a majority audience.


Without abandoning his dedication to video art, painting and photography, reflected in numerous exhibitions, he began the so-called Iberian Trilogy, made up of Jamón, Jamón (1992), which won the Silver Lion at the Venice Festival; Huevos de Oro (1993), Jury Prize at the San Sebastián International Festival; and La Teta i la Lluna (1994), Osella de Oro at the Venice festival. Recognition from the public and critics
Europeans he used to shoot Bámbola (1996) in Italy and La femme de chambre du Titanic in France, counting in both cases with international casts.


He had his first exhibition at the Galería Metropolitana Barcelona (1997) together with Peter Greenaway, Dennis Hooper and Antonio López. From there was born the friendship with the gallery owner Pere Soldevila with whom he will collaborate in all subsequent exhibitions.


His evolution towards a classic script is confirmed in his feature films Volavérunt (1999) and Son de Mar (2000). With the short film Collar de Moscas (2001), he recovered his interest in avant-garde experimentation and small audiovisual formats, while discovering a didactic vocation for research in digital cinema through the Taller Bigas Luna project that he founded with Catalina Pons in 1999 and takes place in the gallery
Metropolitan Barcelona.


The experience of the Workshop makes them delve into the world of new technologies and in 2002 they decide to launch PLATFORM BL, dedicated to the creation and production of new format films and the development of multimedia projects.


In 2003 he was invited by the Fundación Ciudad de las Artes Escénicas de Valencia to close the II Biennial of Valencia with the staging of "Las Comedias Bárbaras", a scenic-theatrical production in which the artist contributes his personal universe and a vision multidisciplinary approach to the work of Valle-Inclán, incorporating his inquiries into plastic arts, cinema and new audiovisual formats.


Presented in February 2005 the video installation "Gaudir Nouvelle" made for the Moritz museum. In March the Mar del Plata Festival in Argentina organizes a retrospective and in May the AmericanCinematheque in Los Angeles organizes another.


That same year he exhibited his Microcosmos project at the Bitforms Gallery in NY.


In 2006, I AM LA JUANI released a film about the urban peripheries, a pioneer in new forms of narration, production and distribution, linked to new technologies.


In 2008 he made the sample Ingestum, on the Origin; With the facilities; Food, Water, Blood and Milk, for the IVAM in Valencia and that same year he exhibited "Lonas y ossos" at La Cerverina Gallery, in Cervera, Lérida.


In 2009 he inaugurated the exhibition "Ninots" at Marena Rooms Gallery, in Turin. In addition, on an artistic level, he takes over the reins as director of the mythical cabaret “El Plata” in Zaragoza, creating a new style of show “El cabaret Ibérico”. That same year, the “Bioners” project to return to the land began, and within it the “Huerto de Bi” and the organic products store “Pan Vino y Chocolate”.


In 2010 he made room 1 in the Spanish pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010 with great attendance success and premiered his latest film "Di.Di Hollywood" with Elsa Pataky and Peter Coyote.


He died on April 5, 2013, leaving the film "Segundo Origen" in preparation, based on
in the novel "Mecanoscrito del segundo origen" by the writer Manuel de Pedrolo, finished
to shoot in April 2014 directed by Carles Porta, its producer.

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Solo exhibitions 

2016                   PHotoEspaña - "A fiorgavepelle"

                          Blanca Sot Galleryor Art, Madrid, Spain.



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