Lorenzo Sandoval Artist
Sandoval (Madrid, 1980) works as an artist, filmmaker and curator. He holds a B.F.A and a Masters in Photography, Art, and Technology from the UPV (Valencia, Spain). He received curatorial prizes such as Inéditos 2011, the Can Felipa curatorial prize and Nogueras Blanchard 2012. He won the art prize Generación 2017 presented in La Casa Encendida (Madrid) and V Beca DKV- Álvarez Margaride for Shadow Writing (Algorithm /Quipu) at LABoral, Gijón, 2017. Sandoval was nominated for the Berlin Art Prize 2018 and Premio Arte Contemporáneo Cervezas Alhambra 2020.
He presented Shadow Writing (Lace/Variations) in Lehman + Silva Gallery in Porto and Nottingham Contemporary. He was part of Canine Wisdom for the Barking Dog. Exploring the sonic cosmologies of Halim El Dabh, curated by Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Kamila Metwaly, and Marie Helénè Pereira for Dak’art Biennale 2018. Sandoval was artist in residency with Bisagra in Lima, culminating in an exhibition at Amano Museum Textile Museum. He was part of the Miracle Workers Collective representing Finland in the Venice Biennale 2019. He presented Shadow Writing (Fábrica Colectiva) at IVAM Alcoi, a research on the collectivization of factories related to sound. In 2020, he presented Shadow Writing with pieces from all the chapters of the project, curated by Emanuele Guidi at Centro Párraga in Murcia. He was part of “Here History Began. Tracing the Re/Verberations of Halim El-Dabh” at SAVVY Contemporary. Together with Tono Vízcaino, they opened “Industria. Matrices, tramas y sonidos” for IVAM in 2021. In 2022, opened “Las formas que sostienen el discurso” at The Liminal, a collaboration with Floreal Rodríguez de la Paz. In 2018, he started the research for his current project “Garganta/Brazo/Surco”, with one of the main outputs the film in development “Aquel Verano del 22”. Since 2015, Sandoval runs The Institute for Endotic Research, which opened as a venue in 2018