Pic by Jose Lure

BYE (Valencia, Spain, 2016) is a collective formed by Borja Moreno Farinós (Alicante, Spain, 1993) and Esteban Ferrer Martínez (Castellón, Spain, 1993). They meet in 2011 at the Polytechnic University of Valencia but it is not until 2016 when they decide to form BYE as an artistic group to reinforcing their trajectories and affinities. They are focus on printmaking process for explore differents artistic fields like installation, painting or video. In turn, in 2017 they created the self-publishing collective LesBovaes with David Van der Hofstadt.

Formation


2019

Master in Graphic Arts at CIEC Foundation. International center of Contemporary Printing. Betanzos, A Coruña. Spain.


2016

Máster in Artitstic producction specialty of Art and Technology, Polytechnic

University of Valencia. Spain.


2015 Graduated in Fine Arts. Faculty of Fine Arts San Carlos. Polytechnic University of Valencia. Spain.

Artist Workshops 


2018

Childrens of Corita. Silkscreen workshop. Directed by Carles G.O’D. Foundation Pilar                    Juncosa and Joan Miró, Mallorca. Spain.


2016

regunta y Habla. Directed by Cabello/Carceller. IVAM-UPV, Valencia. Spain.

 

Solo Exhibitions 

 

2020

ISLAS. De la apropiación en lo cotidiano. VII Prize for Contemporary Artistic Creation. Festival Q-ART, Valencia, Spain

Against the fragment. Distant Bodies. Digital exhibition. MON, Museum of
Now. Berlin, Germany.


2019

D’ahir a hui. 3000. Temporary exhibition hall of the CIEC Foundation, International center of Contemporary Printing. Betanzos, A Coruña. Spain.


2018

L’ECLÈCTIC. Decero Creative Space Gallery. Oviedo, Asturias. Spain.
¿Cómo pasar a la acción frente a una situación de impotencia? V Prize to the Contemporary Artistic Creation. Espai de Creació Jove Quart de Poblet, Valencia, Spain.
FRIDONIA CIUDAD FAKE. Art Award at Casa Bardín. Instituto Juan Gil-Albert, Alicante, Spain.


2017

Planet BYE. Espai d’Art Contemporàni La Barbera. Villa Joyosa, Alicante, Spain.


Selected Group Exhibitions 

 

2020

Un no sé qué, que qué sé yo. Transmedia a la fresca. Exposición virtual + Interview Live Instagram. España.

Fresh A.I.R. #3. Urban Nation Museum Project Room, Berlín, Germany.

“Gran Canaria” Series of graphic work. Center of Plastic Arts of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.


2019

XMAS Art Auction. Weserhalle gallery, Berlín, Germany.
FIG. International print art fair. Premio Open Portfolio, Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao, Spain.

Open Itinera. Museum of Art and History Durango, ArenatZarte, Güeñes and Civic Center of Cruces, Barakaldo.

Contemporary Spanish Graphics, Curator Pedro Galilea. San Stefano Gallery, Sofia, Bulgary

International Print Art Triennial, Gallery of UBA. Sofia, Bulgary
Carmen Arozena International Graphic Art Award. Royal Museum of the Mint of Madrid and Palacio Sala Salazar in Santa Cruz de la Palma, Canary Islands.
Symbiosis. Alfara Gallery, Oviedo, Asturias.

XX Prize of Printmaking  San Lorenzo del Escorial. Culture House , San Lorenzo del Escorial

¿Quien mató a las ardillas? Installation for the Festival 10 sentidos. San Miguel de los Reyes Monastery and Town Hall Square, Valencia.
 

2018

Open Portfolio Fig Bilbao. Edificio Ensanche, Bilbao.
ALMA Gráfica. 2nd National Graphic Art Fair.
Trascorrales Building Oviedo.
Mediapolitik_02. STANDARD - Gallery and Studies, Valencia.
XLVII Plastic Arts Contest Q-ART.
Quart de Poblet. Valencia.
XI International Prize for Engraving and Wine Pedro Vivanco. La Rioja.
Kife KIFE. Maison de culture de Tétouan,
Morocco.
XII International Prize for Graphic Art Jesús Núñez.
CIEC Foundation, A Coruña.
TINTAS AMIGAS. LesBovaes. Las Naves. Contemporary creation space, Valencia.
VII CIEC / Alfara meeting. CIEC Foundation, Betanzos, A Coruña and Alfara room, Oviedo.


2017

KAPITAL / 3. Biotope (s) and Political Identities. Las Naves. Creation space contemporary, Valencia.
CIUTAT VELLA OBERTA. October Center of Contemporary Culture, Valencia.-
The 2nd International Print Festival - LIFESTYLE. Batumi y Tbilisi, Georgia.
XIX Biennial International art of Cerveira. Portugal.
EAC XVII Encounters of Contemporary Art. MUA, Museum of the University of Alicante.
III Plastic arts contest Ciudad de Felanitx. Mallorca.
Art Fair ARCO. L’Horta Gráfica and ArtsLibris, Madrid.

III Certamen Internacional de Obra Gráfica Alfara. Escuela de Arte de Oviedo.

2016

XVII Certamen Nacional de Grabado José Caballero. Madrid.
Papelcontinuo, festival de edición gráfica independiente. La Térmica, Málaga.
Sindokma, festival del libro de artista. L’Horta Gràfica, Ruzafa Gallery,Valencia.
90 Hilos, exposición internacional de serigrafía. The october Press, Alicante.
Segni Agathae. Galleria d’Arte Moderna della Ciminiere, Catania, Italia.
Art Libris, Feria Internacional de la Edición Contemporánea. L’Horta Gràfica, ArtsSanta Mónica, Barcelona

Awards and Grants

2020

1st Award XLIX Fine arts contest Q-ART. Valencia, Spain

1st Award. VII Prize for Contemporary Artistic Creation. Festival Q-ART, Valencia, Spain

Mirada Pilot 2020. Call for emergent curator. CC Guinardó, CC Matas i Ramis, CC Sant Andreu y Espai Jove Boca Nord. España. Barcelona, Spain.
Distant bodies open call. Project: “Against the fragment”. MON. Museum of
Now, Berlin, Germany.


2019

Fresh A.I.R. Artist in resident. Berliner Leben Foundation. Urban Nation museum for urban contemporary art, Berlín, Germany.
Medal of Honor “Gran Canaria” Series of graphic work award. Center of Plastic Arts of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

2018

Open Portfolio Prize FIG Bilbao, Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao, Spain
Grant CIEC. International Centre of Contemporary Printing, A Coruña, Spain
1st Award XLVII Fine arts contest Q-ART. Valencia, Spain
1st Prize. V Prize for Contemporary Artistic Creation. Festival Q-ART, Valencia, Spain
1st Prize Divina Pastora Foundation “Comic and social development” with LesBovaes, Ana Penyas and Elías Taño, Héroes ComiCon Valencia, Spain


2017

Pilar Juncosa & Sotheby’s awards and grants: Grant to take part in courses at Joan Miro’s printmaking studios, Mallorca
Arte en la Casa Bardín. Production grant, Juan Gil-Albert Institute, Alicante, Spain
Artist in residence grant - VII CIEC / Alfara encounters, Salamanca, Spain
Artist in residence grant Alfara, Salamanca, Spain.

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