Artist Feature – Jorge Isla
Jorge Isla (Huesca, 1992) is a visual artist based in Bilbao (Spain). Since 2015, his artist practice focuses on observing and analyzing the reality and of the modes of production and consumption of contemporary society. Actually, his works is a meeting point between sculpture, videoart and photography.
He won the VEGAP 2015, MAPA Grant of LENS School 2016, Visual Arts Grant from the Spanish Ministry of Culture in the Collège d’Espagne à Paris (2017), etc. He has been selected to participate in the A Quemarropa Residency (Alicante, 2015), V Encontro de Artistas Novos in S. de Compostela (2015), II Encuentro de Artistas de Castilla y León (Segovia, 2018), Bilbaoarte (Bilbao, 2018) and Artist Book Prize for Young Creators of Fundación Ankaria (2019), Premio de Arte Joven de la Rioja (2019), Acquisition grant of El Brocense (2019) and La Térmica (2020).
His work has been exhibited in different solo and group shows such as The Natural History Museum of the Universitat de València (2018), Photoespaña (2017), XV Bienal de Fotografía of Córdoba (2017), Kir Royal Gallery (2017, Madrid), Antonia Puyó Gallery (2017, Saragossa), CentroCentro Cibeles (2016, Madrid), Centro del Carmen Museum (2016, Valencia), Fachada Media of Etopia (2016, Zaragoza), Contemporary Art Glass Museum of Alcorcón (2018, Madrid), Matadero (2018, Madrid), Art Lima (2018, Lima), Unseen Art Fair (2018, Amsterdam), Estampa Art Fair (2017 and 2018, Madrid), Photo London Art Fair (2019, London).