MARCO MONTIEL SOTO
Born in Maracaíbo (Venezuela), 1976Lives & works in Barcelona (Spain) Very active in: 2000s, Current decadeRepresentative galleries:Ob-art
In 2002 he graduated from the Photography School "Julio Vengoechea" in Maracaibo. He worked in Venezuela as a Photojournalist and made various projections of sceneries for theater and contemporany dance and been part of diferent music projects (Polvo Sonico and Mar de iguana).
After moving to Spain he took part in courses from Philip-Lorca DiCorcia and Joel Peter Witkin.
He startet to work with the Artist collectives called Polyclinique of Culture (Brussels), calvacreation (Paris), Vesartesiempre (Barcelona) and Eneincidentes (Venezuela). Since 2005 he developes a collective construction called "Eselsbruecke". He is working together with the foundation En la misma pagina (Maracaibo) and the Gallery Ob-art (Barcelona).
He begins his exhibitions in a Bar in the city of Maracaibo in 1997 and since 2000 he had participated in exhibitions in Paris, Barcelona, Madrid, Berlin, Aruba and Brussel.
At present time he is mixing different kinds of photographical formats and working with video and multiples diaprojections shows called "DIAPOSECION". He makes visual compositions, small installations and his solo project of experimental music is "El Alma dormida".