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(Bilbao, 1984)

A fine arts graduate specialising in photography with previous studies in graphic arts printing and image laboratory. Holds three master’s in cultural management, creative industries management, and marketing and communication. 

He practices photography and is particularly interested in landscape, memory and the city. These are the driving factors behind projects on archaeology in which he uses photography to catalogue archaeological pieces in the collection at the Archaeology Museum of Biscay in Bilbao. He has participated in solo and group exhibitions in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, including the exhibition titled Antropia in the Museo de Arte e Historia de Durango (2016).

He has a parallel interest in the cultural management of spaces for art, the organisation of collective exhibitions and curatorial projects, design, and the graphic layout of catalogues or posters. He has received a creative grant from the BilbaoArte Foundation and has given several talks on the EGIAR Aldizkaria project. He also carries out research critiques on photography, with work published in the AUSART journal of the research department at the University of the Basque Country.