Laia Ventayol-Garcia is a visual artist and researcher living in Barcelona and Bayreuth. In her work she uses time-based media such as video, performance and continual dialogue, as well as installation. Conceptually, she is interested in time and movement, transition, translation and deviation on perception. Her research deals with the circulation of knowledge and affect, in addition to collective work. She began her studies in Fine Art at the University of Barcelona ES and continued at the Akademie der bildenden Kunste Nurnberg DE with Prof. Heike Baranowsky. In 2017, she received the 'Meisterschuler' qualification for her career in Nuernberg. In 2021, she obtained an MA with honours in Theory of Literature and Compared Literature at the University of Barcelona. She currently works as a research assistant for Catalan poetry at the University of the Balearic Islands ES.
Laia Ventayol-García participated in several exhibitions, some of them are: 'All Together Now' at Seoul Museum of Art Nanji Residency Exhibition Hall in 2022, Loop Festival 2021 in Barcelona, Af.fair at Trama 34 in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, 'Other Times' in 2021 at The Green Parrot Barcelona, BIAM 2020 at Lo Pati in Amposta, 'The King, The Garden City, The Chorus & The Captain' during Arnis Residency 2019, 'Goldrausch 2017' at Kunstquartier Bethanien in Berlin, 'Si vaig fins a la punta de la llengua' at Gallery Maior in Palma de Mallorca in 2017, Die Blaue Nacht in 2016 in Nürnberg, 'Terra Recognita - Kapitel III' at Z-Bau Nürnberg in 2016, 'Die offene Seite' at Wiensowski & Harbord Berlin in 2014, 'Herbaris' at CCA Andratx in Mallorca.
Interview at Amposta Ràdio, December 2020 [Spanish]
Interview by Primer Escalón for Es Baluard Museum of Contemporary Art in Palma de Mallorca, March 2019 [Spanish]
Interview by Beate Scheder for Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt, June 2017 [German]
Interview by Cristina Ros in Diari Ara Balears, 10.02.17 [Catalan]
Review by Fernando Gómez de la Cuesta in ABC Cultural, 28.01.17 [Spanish]
Review by Brigitte Kramer in Mallorca Zeitung, 19.01.17 [German]
Inteview by Javier Díaz Guardiola in ABC Cultural, 06.12.16 [Spanish]