Latest on the blog

Radical Housing and Socially-Engaged Art

Read Now

Jose Abad Lorente

First at Khoj
Bio Last Updated


Born 1970 Spain
2004-5 Master of Arts in Photography And Urban Cultures Goldsmith College University of London. UK. 2000-3 Advanced Studies In Chinese Calligraphy Central Academy of Fine Art Beijing, China 1998-9 Chinese Language and Culture Central Academy of Fine Arts. Beijing, China 1991-3 Open Course at the School of Plastic Arts & Craft Inocencio Medina Vera, Murcia. Spain
Selected Art Projects:
Body Abilities 3
Body Calligraphy: The body as site for text, sign as metaphor for language and the non-verbal communication.
Body Abilities 2
Like This: Tracing memory trough body movements
Body Abilities 1
Autobiography: Movements as calligraphic representation.
2004 Art Adviser for Positive Art Workshop
2001-3 Co-founder of Positive Art Workshop…
2000-4 Co-founder, Administration & Curator of La Casa-Art Projects…
Selected Group Exhibitions:
Notions of Drawing
CIP House, Exhibition Space. London SE15 3SN. UK
2006 Calligraphy Double Exhibition
Arthotels Brighton. Lansdowne Place Hotel. UK…
/2006 heART Auction Exhibition for Papworth Hospital Cambridge
March Town Hall, Cambridge UK
2005 Urban Vision: Photographic Practice in the Content of Urban Theory APT Gallery, Deptford, London UK
7/2004 XV International AIDS Conference. Bangkok. Silabaha Art and Cultural Program. Selected Awards & Residencies::
Spanish Embassy in New Delhi. India
Sponsored to develop ‘Body Calligraphy’ art project as associate residency at Khoj. International Artist Association. New Delhi. India
2002-2003 Ford Foundation La Casa-art Projects: Positive Art Workshop. One year program grant to develop a project for people living with HIV/AIDS at You’an Hospital. Beijing, China. I2000- 2003
International Agency of Spanish Cooperation (AECI)
Conferred by the Spanish Government to support advanced research in Chinese Calligraphy at the Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing. China 2000- 2003
People’s Republic of China
Research Scholarship in Chinese Calligraphy at Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing. China