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Isabel Vegas-Gómez

Part-time Exhibition Design student at Central Saint Martins

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCurator - Art Student - Art Department Assistant

Projects

  • new media, Academic Speakers, debate, Art Theory, Cultural Theory, Exhibition Design, Curating, Research, Writing

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About me

I am a cultural analyst and researcher currently studying at Central Saint Martins. Experienced in arts administration and exhibition design, my aim is to explore the potential of creative and critical thinking to design cultural spaces, blurring the limits of narrating and exhibiting.

Skills

  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Public Art
  • Critic
  • Exhibition
  • Creative
  • Popular Culture
  • Microsoft Officce
  • Abobe Indesign/photoshop/illustrator
  • Deisgn
  • Art Curation
  • Exhibit Design
  • Academic Writing
  • Writing
  • Analysis and Research
  • Content Developer
  • Storyboard
  • Client Pitches
  • Event Logistics
  • Art Fairs

Work history

Currently

Exhibitors Assistant

Frieze

Oct 2016
  • 1 Montclare St, London E2 7EU, UK
  • Freelance
  • Liaison between the exhibitors and the organisers' office. –Issuing passes and VIP invitations. –Assuring the security and cleanliness of their booths. –Transmitting messages personally from the directors of the fair. –Solving minor problems related with shipping, crates, mounting, booths etc. –Assuring they got the compliments, publications and printed reports. –Organising contractors, cleaners, shippers, restaurants, taxies etc for them. –General costumer service.

2015

Content developer and curating

Goldsmiths University of London

Jan 2015 - Jun 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Co-organiser and curator of an arts night in Goldsmiths University of London. –Concept development: "The construction of self in the time of new media". –Writing and organising a call for papers. Selecting our speakers. – Labours of communication through social media and liaising labours between our guests, professors, artists and other participants. –Space logistics: Theatre hiring, furniture setting (tables, chairs, logos, information, signs, coffee bar), IT (microphones, cameras, recorders, projectors). –Moderator and presenter. –Budgeting. –Design: teasers, information, signs, social media. –Curating an art exhibition of young artists with pieces of video-art, performance, and photography that informed our topic. Documentation and research of the productions and developing a visual discourse in dialogue with the conference’s subject. –Labours of coordination of technicians, artists and public. –Co-writer of a conference review with the same title in the Cultural Studies journal “Theory, Culture and Society”.

2014

Gallery Assistant

Spanish Embassy Berlin

Apr 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Internship
  • Gallery assistant at the Cultural Minister of the Spanish Embassy in Berlin: a space designed to promote Spanish culture in Germany through a series of cultural events and exhibitions. –Content developer and community manager: documentation, organisation and design of teasers to promote our events. –Writing summaries and reports for the embassy’s webpage and promotion of our cultural agenda (exhibitions, concerts, academic talks, video-art cycles etc.) through social media and mailing lists. –Gallery assistant at the exhibitions’ space;: Receiving visitors, providing information about our artists and exhibitions and taking care of the logistics needed to maintain the space. –Assistant in the organisation of diverse events (previews, diplomatic events or shows). Among others, the elaboration of the concerts’ programme “Spanien·Musik·Berlin 2014”; the video-art cycle “The B sides of the Spanish video-art history” or the exhibition “Reset Design –new working models” within the Berlin Design Week 2014. –Elaboration of the weekly cultural agenda for the press board of the information office of the Embassy (internal communications) as press dossiers. –Liaison between general public and diplomatic personnel (through email and phone). –Bilingual working: German/Spanish + English.

2013

Gallery Assistant

Juana de Aizpuru Gallery

Jun 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Calle del Barquillo, Madrid, Spain
  • Internship
  • Gallery Assistant in a contemporary art and new tendencies gallery in Madrid. –Engaging with a deep knowledge on contemporary art panorama, press, magazines and artists. –Working in a small team in the design of exhibitions and organising the logistics needed for it. Attending artists and public needs. –Reorganization of the video-library catalogue and databases. Photography, cataloguing and archiving artworks. Organization and care of the warehouse. –Elaboration of press dossiers. –Liaising with costumers, artists, drivers, technicians, restorers etc. –Successfully work to strict timelines. –Personal assistant at Frieze Art Fair 2013.

Education

Currently

MA Creative Practice for Narrative Environments

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • The course is a two-year part-time postgraduate degree that pioneers collaborative practice among architects, spatial designers, graphic designers and curators. We work in multidisciplinary teams to create and develop novel proposals for exhibitions, visitor centers, historic sites, entertainment venues, branded environments, urban and community environments.

2015

MA Cultural Studies

University of London

Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • This was a one year full-time MA that trained me to be a researcher and cultural analyst. We studied the political and economic implications of cultural practices in the contemporary world. Addressing subjects such as Cultural Theory, Postcolonial Theory, Globalisation, Arts and Political and Economic theories.

2013

BA (Hons) Art History

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Sep 2009 - Sep 2013