EINA University School de Disseny i Art de Barcelona. Attached to the UAB

Teaching Staff

Artur Muñoz

Barcelona, 1979

He studied photography at the UOC, founded the Porcuatro interdisciplinary studio where he works as a creative and photographer in areas of corporate image, advertising and design. He works for studios such as Enric Aguilera, SCPF, Villar Rosas, Euro RSCG, David Espluga, Ruiz+company and Twoelf, with such clients as Nike, Iberdrola and ABR. He has won a number of mentions and prizes for his work with his partners. The awards he has won include the Laus and Lux prizes.

In 2008 he graduated in photography from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya with a research project entitled: Per una funció crítica i narrativa de la fotografia d’àmbit extra-documental. The same year saw him begin teaching at the Centre Universitari EINA (UAB) where he teaches Interdisciplinaries II together with his studio partners. Before this, he had given case sessions at the UPC, the Universitat Ramon Llull and EINA. In 2012 he convalidated his qualification to a degree with a research project La mort de la fotografia? Aproximacions teòriques i semiòtiques de les implicacions de la tecnologia digital. He is currently studying the UOC Master's in Humanities: Contemporary Art, Literature and Thought.
In 2009, he founded the "Know Art" association for the dissemination and understanding of contemporary art. He is in charge of the education department of the Can Sisteré, Fundació Arranz-Bravo and Can Manyé contemporary art centres.

He also works as art director for books and exhibitions. He continues to work as a professional photographer no longer part of the Porcuatro studio.

He began his artistic work in 2009 when he was selected for the Art Mix project at the Centre d'Art Contemporani de Can Sisteré. In 2010 his work "11 revolucions de la utopia a l'antrotopia" was selected for the Metamorphosis of the Book 3.0 exhibition proposed by the A-fad. In the same year, he came into contact with the Galeria Maragall in Barcelona and his work was shown at the Art Libris fair organised by the Centre d'Art Santa Mònica.

In 2012 the Tinta Invisible publishing house published his work "Vaig veure com inspirava per última vegada i expirava per sempre". In the same year, he exhibited the Translacions installation at the Centre d’Art i Creació Can Manyé in Alella.

Teaching

Education in contemporary art

Experience as a university lecturer

Professional / Research Activity

Professional photography

He works as a professional photographer, carrying out small-format tasks where production is essentially based on brand identity. He is interested in projects where the photographer's creativity goes beyond knowledge of the craft.

Dissemination and training in art

He runs the education departments of the Fundació Arranz Bravo and the Centre d'Art Contemporani de Can Sisteré. He also works continuously with the educational activities of the Centre d'Art i Creació Can Manyé in Alella.

In the same vein, he works in art direction for art books and exhibitions. Most notable is "La risa de la hiena" by Rafael Argullol and Jordi Abelló.

Work

He is interested in art books, para-narrative and exposition, mixing text, photography and illustration. He has done illustrations for daily newspapers following the approach of their work.

Research

His theoretical research work in the field of semiotics and photography is reflected in his two final degree projects. He is interested in studying for the doctorate into the relationship between graphic production today and the cosmovision related to it. He is currently studying on the UOC Master's in Humanities: Contemporary Art, Literature and Thought.

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Exhibitions

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