RAMON BLANCO-BARRERA ‘233’ is the name of the visual artist and/or social catalyst Ramón Blanco-Barrera. He uses this number as a pseudonym in allusion as an identifier name of our overcrowded global and capitalist system. He goes after the reflection in the spectator through rescindable "screams". He works internationally with/for people, in site-specifics, considering the artistic projects as direct experiences in situ.
He is a professor and research in training of the Department of Drawing at the Faculty of Fine Arts (University of Seville) since 2014, he is under the direction Yolanda Spínola-Elías. He is an Associate Community Member of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre de la University of Ottawa (Canada) since2016.
He has received several scholarships and artists residences all over the world. He is a Co-funder and Cultural Manager of @BICImagenta along with Concha Barrera Carmona, a sustainable artistic-educational project with headquarter in Cañada Rosal (Seville). Author of several research articles, published in scientific magazines. Among his last individual exhibitions are ‘Democratic Artworks’ in Berkeley (2016) and ‘ #TheUniversalGame : One flag to connect us all’ in Ottawa (2015).
ENRIQUE CAETANO HENRÍQUEZ (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 1972). PhD in Fine Arts at the University of Seville. He was a professor in the Department of Drawing from 2003 until 2007, when he changed to the Department
He took his doctorate degree at the University of Seville. He started as a professor in the Department of Drawing in 2003, and he changed to the Department of Sculpture and Plastic Art History in 2007, where he is the current director.
He has published several books related with Sculpture and Drawing, also he has written chapters and articles in national and international publications that deal with these topics. He has participated in conferences in different countries (Portugal, Mexico, UK, Italy, Burkina Faso), as well as a professional continuous activity (mostly graphic and sculptural)
Currently, he is a member of the research group "Investigación de Técnicas Escultóricas” (University of Seville) and “Técnicas y Procedimientos Escultóricos” (Universidad de La Laguna), participating in competitive research projects.
He is a co-founder of the Cooperation Group US: “Arte y Desarrollo”.
He is related with teaching and his professional activity of the representation of fuman body; for him the artistic practice is the space of confluence between the continued teaching commitment ( and eventual research activity) and the daily need to live moments of creation, or not, in the intimacy of his studio.
JUAN FRANCISCO CÁRCELES PASCUAL, ·Received his doctorate degree in painting. He has been a professor since 1976.
·Teaching provided: "Licenciatura" of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Art: Idea & Production, and doctorate courses since 1991.
·He has been responsible for the research group "MATERIALES Y TÉCNICAS ARTÍSTICAS" since its creation in 1989 (Materials and Artistic Techniques) ( (HUM-467).
·He has recognized 4 tranches of Investigation (Six-year period), and is the author of four books, several chapters of books, critical reviews, prologues and journal articles.
·Since its creation, he has been part of the Panel of Outside Experts from the "ANECA" for the accreditation of the University Educational Bodies.
·Expert Evaluator of Research Projects I+D+I for the National Agency for Assessment and Forecasting ("ANEP"), since 1990.
·Reviewer of scientific journal for "FECYT".
·He has led 11 dissertations and 20 research projects (Thesis, Ha dirigido 11 Tesis doctorales y 20 Trabajos de Investigación (Tesinas, Doctoral Research Projects, Master's thesis, etc.).
·Coordinator of the Doctoral Programme Art and Heritage.
·Since 1973 he has done 11 individual exhibitions, and since 1969 he has participated in 135 collective exhibitions (121 in Spain, and 14 abroad)
·Between1974 and1999, he obtained 12 awards in national and international contest.
FRANCISCO J. CORNEJO VEGA (Setcases, Girona, 1957) received his doctorate degree in Art History at the University of Seville (Dissertation: Painting and Theatre of the Golden Age in Sevilla: The Sacred Monarchy , 2000) Professor of Art History in the Department of Sculpture and History of Plastic Arts.
He is part of the Doctoral Programme "Art and Heritage".
Line of Research:
- Golden Age Painting
- Golden Age Theatre
- Inventory and Restoration of Cultural Heritage
- Theory and History of Stamping
- Theory and History of Puppet Theatre e Historia del teatro de títeres
Member of the Research Group HUM429: Museum
FERNANDO GARCÍA GARCÍA, received his doctorate degree at the University of Seville, and has been the recipient of the End of University Studies National Prize by the Ministry of Education and Culture, and the Extraordinary Doctorate Award. Since his appointment as Intern of Teacher Training, he has continued to investigate for the group HUM-447, which has circulated content throughout different publications in journal articles, especialised magazines, as well as monograph publications, books, books chapter and contributions to national and international congresses. This research activity has been alternated with training placements in centers like the National Portrait Gallery in London, the "Centro de Artes da Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina" in Brazil, the University of Murcia and the "Universidad de Mimar Sinam" in Istanbul.
His line of research and creation focus on the presences of the body in contemporary art, the portrait as a recurrent practise, the teaching of drawing, and the recuperation and reinterpretation of the iconographic heritage.
Currently, he is a lecturer in the Department of Drawing, courses linked to the study of the human body as "Dibujo del Natural", "Anatomía" and "Morfología" or the course "Desnudo, Retrato y Construcción de Identidad" of the Master of Art: Idea & Production,a degree that he has coordinated since 2010 to 2017. He is part of the Doctorate Programme of Art and Heritage.
Mª JESÚS GODOY DOMÍNGUEZ received her doctorate degree in Philosophy at the University of Seville, where she is a professor in the Aesthetics area in the same University. Her varied teaching methods in the Bachelor and Postgraduate studies programs, are across the Faculty of Communication, Geography and History, Fine Arts, and the International Centre of the University of Seville. She is a member of the research group "Aesthetics and the Theory of Arts" ("Estética y Teoría de las Artes") (HUM-345). She has published works such as: "La mujer en el arte: una contralectura de la modernidad" (Granada, 2007) and "Imagen artística, imagen de consumo: claves estéticas para un estudio del discurso mediático" (Barcelona, 2009). The latter is cowritten with professor Emilio Rosales. She has also written several articles and book chapters about contemporary aesthetics, images and mass culture, art and gender studies and affection aesthetics. Among the most recent articles are: “Midcult y arte de masas en la sociedad contemporánea” in Daimon, Revista Internacional de Filosofía (Philosophy International magazine) (2017), “La condición sacra del desacralizado arte contemporáneo” en Aisthesis, and Revista chilena de investigaciones estéticas ("Chilean magazine of aesthetics researchers") (2016).