Paloma Rodera

Paloma Rodera

Madrid, Madrid, Spain

About Paloma Rodera

Multidisciplinary artist & researcher

Paloma has a PhD in Theatre Microsociology from Universidad Complutense (Spain), she has completed a Master’s degree in Theatre and Performing Arts from the Madrid Theatre Institute and she possesses a degree in Fine Arts. She is currently completing a degree in Philosophy.
Her work has been exhibited in various temporary exhibitions in Spain, Italy, Argentina and the United States; and it forms part of permanent collections in various museums and contemporary art spaces, as well as private collections. As an artist, she works with different disciplines, which include performance, photography and sculpture. The central theme of her works revolves around interpersonal communication and a deep reflection on art within our society and the artist as a figure. She has belonged to artist groups and platforms which are engaged with different realities such as the recognition of women in art history or the concept of space in the search of artistic creativity within communities.
She works as a consultant and art critic and she writes for various publications which specialise in art such as Culturamas (where she is Chief Editor), or El Duende, to name a few. She is the author of various publications related to culture both professionally and in academia. She conducts lectures on the urban space and on contemporary art within and out of Spain; in addition to seminars and courses at the university, as well as in an informal educational context on culture.
In her commitment to pedagogy, she’s a professor in and out of academia. She teaches various experimental workshops which are related to the performing arts and its benefits and practical application to other disciplines. She possesses a great amount of experience in theatre; in university she was given an award for her first work as a director for an adaptation of Strindberg’s classic work, Miss Julie. She was the founder and worked as the director of the theatre company, Teatro al Punto Producciones and the Vice President of Venezia Teatro, a company dedicated to the reinterpretation of classical texts. She has collaborated with other companies who work in unconventional spaces. She belongs to the network of the Spanish National Drama Centre, La Vía Actor.
Paloma is also a graphic designer, designing corporate branding for various companies. She places emphasis on meticulous and detail oriented work, possessing a clear understanding of the communicative aim of all of her design work as a marketing strategy.
Speaks four languages: English, French, Italian and Spanish. She has completed various translations in these languages for art and cultural texts.
She is passionate about gastronomy and the environment. She is a member of the Italian Slow Food association and has produced documentaries on ethnogastronomy and sustainable development.


Education

2011-2015: Ph.D. in Theatre microsociology.UCM
2010-2011: Master in Theatre and Performing Arts. ITEM.
2005-2010: Degree of Fine Arts. UCM.

Exhibitions

2018 5-22 January Abstract Pantings MOMA (NYC)
2017 CAVERNE (solo exhibition) Differart Gallety Cosenza (Italy)
2015 Festivale sull Pitagorismo e la musica esperimentale. Crotone (Calabria) Italy
2015 STJ2015 Avinersario de Santa Teresa de Jesús. Ministerio de España. Ávila (Spain)
2014 Under the Subway Video Art Night - Fourth edition 2014 Nueva York (USA)
2014 Permitido Indagar Generando Arte Arte Collective (itinerant)
2014 Mujer y Naturaleza Generando Arte Collective Navacerrada
2014 Equilibrando la balanza Generando Arte Collective (itinerant)
2014 Déjame en paz Generando Arte Collective (itinerant)
2012 YO EXPONGO MNCARS (itinerant)
2012 Prado-Postal Estampa Gallery Madrid
2012 Ciclo: Jóvenes y la crisis Julian Besteiro Center
2012-2011 Bandera Antonio Pérez Foundation Cuenca Spain
2012 Paisajes Painting TurliTava Espacio Cultural Madrid
2012 Fotogramas Photography TurliTava Espacio Cultural Madrid
2012 Identidad Photography Bariloche Galley Argentina
2012 Bodyart Photography Bariloche Gallery Argentina
2012 Blow Photography and painting Café Sin Nombre Madrid
2012 Vindicaciones Sculpture and painting UN Y 2 Madrid
2012 FAF Photography El Mojito Madrid
2012 Tradición y Vanguardia Photography and painting Sabocca Madrid
2012 Analogyc Photography Colonia de San Lorenzo Madrid
2012 Madame Sculpture Bufalino Madrid