Born in Buenos Aires (Argentina), 1973Lives & works in Barcelona (Spain) Very active in: 2000s, Current decadeRepresentative galleries:Ob-art
Fran Blanes, 1973, Leo, Argentinian.
Born in a middle-class family, his great-grandfather was a famous historical painter of Uruguay. Fran starts drawing from his childhood, then he studies Advertising, Cinema and after makes two Postgraduates on Contemporany Arts Studies. He obtains a grant to do a Master in Documentary in Barcelona in 2000.
He has a great interest as the performance and organizes several shows in Barcelona; Buenos Aires and Madrid.
His favorite subjects are the Borders, the emptiness and the nonsense, from a surrealistic point of view. He works with the "Real", and carries us at unconsciousness places.
He is actually resident at hangar.org.
Degree in Publicity at Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Studies of Cinema at the Instituto Nacional de Cine and Artes Audiovisuales and at the CIEVYC
Postgraduated in Contemporary Art History with Dr Petruchansky at Universidad Nacional del Sur
Presented the video-performance"Opera Punk"
Works presenting a cultural program "Imágenes" in the cultural cable television of Bahia Vision Color in Bahia
2009 Festival BANG 2009, Barcelona, Spain