JUAN CARLOS ROBLES

Born in Sevilla (Spain), 1962
Lives & works in Sevilla (Spain)
Very active in: 2000s, Current decade


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1989 - Arts degree with specialisation in painting, Sant Jordi Department of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona.

Third Cycle: Department of Sculpture. Doctorate programme «Structure of Image and Surroundings», Sant Jordi Department of Fine Arts, Barcelona.

1994 - Degree with specialisation in Bildende Kunst, (Painting), High College of Art of the University of Berlin, HdK. Under the guidance of Professor Katharina Sieverding, Berlin. Extraordinary Degree Prize

1995 - Meisterschüler, (final academic project after degree). High College of Art of the University of Berlin, HdK, under the guidance of Professor Katharina Sieverding, Berlin.

NaFöG, Nachwuchsfúrderugsgesetz, Post-graduation grant from the High College of Fine Arts of the University of Berlin.

Robles also holds a Certificate in Video Technology and Production and has ran an intensive video workshop at New York?s University School of Continuing Education, Film, Video and Broadcasting Department. NYU, New York.

See pictures - In the form of a video clip Juan Carlos Robles, prior to that dreadful day of September 11th, 2001, shows us, with surprising spontaneity, how the camera is able to gain access to the pilot?s cabin of a commercial flight with absolute ease.

An ironic and funny story, Alpenflug (Alpine Flight), interpreted by the music band, Puts Marie, sets in motion, to the rhythm of the music, the choreography that two airhostesses interpret using the didactic and robotic gestures characteristic of the rescue and safety instructions whilst the pilots warm up the engines of the aircraft.