Txomin Badiola (Bilbao, 1957) was a professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Bilbao (1982‒1988), and has lived in London (1988‒1989) and New York (1990‒1998). With Ángel Bados he taught two courses (1994, 1997) at Arteleku, San Sebastian. He has curated several retrospectives of Oteiza and is author of the C.R. of his sculpture. The MACBA in Barcelona, the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum (2002), the Saint-Étienne Métropole Musée d’art moderne (2007) and the MNCARS, Madrid (2016-2017), have shown retrospectives of his work. For the MUSAC, together with Jon Mikel Euba, Sergio Prego and 15 volunteers, he organised Primer Proforma (First Pro Forma) (2010).