LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
Víctor Mata i Ventura. He has a degree in Medieval History from the University of Barcelona and is an archivist, with a master's degree in archiving from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He directs Dos Punts Documentació i Cultura, sl (www.dospunts.net), a company specializing in the organization of archives, libraries and documentary and cultural management. He is the author of books, articles, conferences, presentations and thematic exhibitions related to archiving historical research (silk, procuratorate, pharmacy, Occitan immigration and local history).
As an artist and cultural manager, he participates in international biennials, festivals, meetings and land art competitions, hires facilities for public administration and private entities: International Biennial Andorra Landart 2015, 2017, 2021, Art&Gavarres 2018, Arte en la Tierra 2019, Cendrart 2019, Natures’20 2020, Kminart 2022...(see www.victormataventura.com) Twelve years ago it carried out the program ─Architecture-Landscape-Art─, of reconstruction and artialisation of the rural landscape of Begues (Barcelona). He has organized nine happenings with the corresponding shared actions (2010-2021). Planning and organizing educational art projects with nature for teenagers in schools. He gives lectures, papers, workshops on land art for private entities and public institutions. He has published art articles with nature, landscape and dry stone technique in books and magazines and a cultural guide. He has curated a touring exhibition of land Art. He is an active member of entities related to heritage, history and landscape, including the Land Art Association of Catalonia (see Facebook @LandArtAssociacioCatalunya).
WHO I AM
My commitment to heritage, nature, history and the landscape formulate my artistic projection.
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