Centroa came about as the result of three working materials: The artistic process entitled Centrale, the experimental project entitled Etxe Arrazionala [Irrational House] and the de-contextualisation of the railing of the house in the film Lost Highway by David Lynch and the development of its form.
Three lines of work, three materials are the basis of the Centroa project. And underlying all this, a reflection on form within the creative process and the development of experimentation...
julen agirre egibar
Julen Agirre Egibar (Azpeitia, 1984), artist. He is currently completing his thesis in the Painting Department of the Fine Arts Faculty of the University of the Basque Country. His artistic practice has focused mainly on drawing although he has also experimented in a number of other disciplines. He is especially interested in the area of artistic practice that lies between architecture and sculpture.
He has done one-man shows entitled CENTRALE and CENTRALE II at the official Basque-Navarre architects college (Bilbao) and at the Oxford Gallery in Zumaia, respectively.
In 2014, he took part in the collective exhibition Riding to Amarillo at the Space 4 Art Gallery in San Diego (California), as well as the collective exhibition California at the Bizkaia Aretoa Gallery in Bilbao. In 2013, within the New Artists programme of Gipuzkoa, he exhibited his oeuvre at the Koldo Mitxelena exhibition centre.
He received an award at the Euskal Zine Bilera festival in Lekeitio for his animated cartoon work entitled Oiartzun.