César Ordóñez


    • Male


    About the artist

    Cesar Ordoñez was born in Barcelona, where he had his first photographic exhibitions in the late eighties. After a long period in which he combined his artistic activity and his professional connection with advertising and fashion photography, in recent years he has returned at full time to his most intimate, vital and reflexive work. He has established in Barcelona and Tokyo the bases where develops his personal projects. Building a conceptual and artistic discourse itself, result of exchange of ideas and experiences with Japan. Their work focuses on the research about the relationships between the cities and their inhabitants and the emotions generated by that link. With "anthropological" and introspective look full of narrative and aesthetic strength. He has exhibited in several cities and galleries in Spain, as Rita Castellote (Madrid), h2o and Valid Photo (Barcelona) among others. Also in Mexico (Patricia Conde Gallery, Mexico DF), France (Galerie Detaille, Marseille) Russia (Central Exhibition Hall "Ma

    Solo exhibitions

    2013   LA INTIMIDAD,  Mondo Galería, Madrid (SPAIN) - CURRENT EXHIBITION
    2012   TOKYO INTIMO,  Patricia Conde Galería, Mexico D.F. (MEXICO)
    2011   LA INTIMIDAD,  Sala Enart, Lleida (SPAIN)
    2011   ASHIMOTO,  Mediadvanced Galería, Gijon (SPAIN)
    2011   TOKYO,  Rita Castellote Galería, Madrid (SPAIN)
    2010   KAGAMI, H2O Galería, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    2008   ASHIMOTO, Emergent 08 Festival, Lleida (SPAIN)
    2008   ASHIMOTO, SCAN 08 Festival, Tarragona (SPAIN)
    2008   ASHIMOTO, H2O gallery, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    2005   NIPPON NO ASHI,Calpe Fotos Galería, Alicante (SPAIN)
    1999   JAPONESES, In2 Japan Festival, CCCB (Contemporary Culture Center of Barcelona), Barcelona (SPAIN)
    1993   BRASIL BRASIL,  EOI, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    1993   LA FABRICA,  Ateneu Cafe, Barcelona (SPAIN

    Group exhibitions (selection)

    2013   Tres projectes. Fotografia,  Galeria Atelier, Barcelona (SPAIN) - CURRENT EXHIBITION
    2013   XIV Premio Unicaja de Fotografía, Centro Unicaja de Cultura, Antequera, Málaga (SPAIN) - CURRENT EXHIBITION
    2013   XIV International Visual Arts Contest CEC,  Cadiz (SPAIN)
    2012   XIV International Visual Arts Contest CEC,  Jerez, Cadiz (SPAIN)
    2012   VIP ART Fair,  Patricia Conde Galeria, New York (USA)
    2012   WeArt Festival, Barcelona
    2012   Lima Photo 2012,  stand Patricia Conde Galeria, Lima (PERU)
    2012   Entre Ville et paysage,  Galerie Detaille, Marsella (FRANCE)
    2012   XIV Unicaja Photography Award, awarded work, Sala Siglo, Málaga (SPAIN)
    2011   XIV Unicaja Photography Award, awarded work, Unicaja Culture Center, Almeria (SPAIN)
    2011   An image for a life - Orphan AID, Raina Lupa gallery, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    2011   BAC Festival 2011, H2O gallery, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    2011   Saint Petersburg Photo Vernissage 2011,  Central Exhibition Hall “Manege”, St. Petersburg (RUSSIA)
    2011   TotArt 2010,  City hall of Picanya, Valencia (SPAIN)
    2011   Madridfoto 2011, stand Rita Castellote Galería, Madrid (SPAIN)
    2011   Difraccion,  Patricia Conde Galería, Mexico D.F. (MEXICO)
    2011   On quan qui?,  Valid Foto Galería, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    2010   XII International Visual Arts Contest CEC,  Sta. Catalina Castle, Cadiz (SPAIN)
    2010   Loop Videoart Festival, H2O Galería, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    2009   Video Art from Spain: Hybrid Generations, UCCA (Ullens Center of Contemporary Art),  Beijing (CHINA)
    2009   Loop Videoart Festival, H2O gallery, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    2009   Madridfoto 2009,stands Blanca Berlin Galería & Photolounge.eu, Madrid (SPAIN)
    2008   Fish & Foto,H2O Galería, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    2005   The Pyramide Exhibition, Sonimag, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    2003   Sol y Sombra,  10th anniversary of twinning between Kobe and Barcelona, Hotel Majestic, Barcelona (SPAIN)
    1988   Linia,  Expometro Universitat, Barcelona(SPAIN)
    1986   Passeig de Gracia,  Permanent Craft Center - Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona (SPAIN)

    Works in foundations

    AUER PHOTO FOUNDATION, Geneva, SWITZERLAND, www.auerphotofoundation.org
    FUNDACIÓ FOTOCOLECTANIA,  Barcelona, SPAIN, www.colectania.es
    FUNDACIÓN UNICAJA,  Malaga, SPAIN, www.obrasocialunicaja.es

    Awards & grants

    2012   XIV International Visual Arts Award CEC, selected work
    2012   Descubrimientos PHE 2012
    2011   XIV Unicaja Photography Award, awarded and acquired work
    2010   Research and Creation Grants, CoNCA (Generalitat de Catalunya), project: La intimitat
    2010   TotArt 2010, selected exhibition project
    2010   XII International Visual Arts Award CEC, selected work
    2002   LUX silver (personal project), AFP - Professional Photographers Association of Spain
    1996   LUX gold (fashion), AFP - Professional Photographers Association of Spain

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