|Jose Carlos Casado||
|Medium: Mixed Media
43-01 21st St - Studio# 323
43-01 21st St additional entrance 43-02 22nd St
Jose Carlos Casado is a multimedia artist from Spain. A MFA graduate of the School of Visual Arts, he has been based in New York for 15 years.
He uses technologies to create art involving video, 3D animation, photography and sculpture. His work has been shown in multiple solo and group shows internationally and has won numerous prizes and recognitions, including a grant from Picasso Foundation, a scholarship from LaCaixa Foundation, MIT's Leonardo Excellence Award, and two New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships.
He has participated in more than 20 international New Media Festivals, including Sundance and ArsElectronica. He has been an art resident at the Vermont Studio Center, School of Visual Arts, Anderson Ranch Residency, and Swatch Art Peace Hotel Residency in Shanghai. He performed Aliens With Extraordinary Abilities, a 16-minute performance with video and dancers at the 1st Spanish Art Fest in NYC's Times Square.
Casado was recently invited to create a Swatch Art Limited Edition watch, presented at the 55th Venice Biennale, and created a surrounding video installation for the singer M.I.A.'s new album release concert.
Casado founded NY/Anantapur in 2010, a foundation to raise funds to build schools in India. Two schools have been built so far and are used by more than 500 children and adults, as primary schools and civic centers.
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