Born in Madrid in 1959, has worked in the elaboration of proposals dealing with the interrelationship between artistic languages in diverse areas of plastic arts (paintings, objects, instalations and performance art), audiovisual genre (short films and video-setups) and design (corporate identification and graphic edition projects, art direction and production of TV headings).
Graduated in Fine Arts (1980-5) from the Complutense University of Madrid, he has participated in numerous collective projects: Cyan, Altera y Acción, Música Gráfica and La Máquina del Descubrimiento, creating different exhibitions, setups and experimental short films
Interested in the integration of art and technology, he has been working since 1985 as a teacher of plastic arts and design (specialised in audiovisual genre)
In 2004 has been co-curator of MAD.03.
He has screened video works at this festivals:
– X and IX canariasmediafest. Canary Islands, 2000 and 2002, Spain
– 31 Cine Festival of Alcala de Henares-ALCINE. Madrid. 2001
– Broadcast at Brasil by Direc TV y UOL recopilatory program producted by Agencia Observatorio 2001
– VIII Festival Mundial do Minuto. Sao Paolo, Brasil. 2000
– VI Festival de Vídeo Creación Alacant-Video 2000. Spain
– SITUACIONES . Cuenca UCLM, 1999 and 2000, Spain
– Minima ´01” ½ MOSTRA VIDEO CURTMETRATGES , Valencia, 2000, Spain
– V Edition “Festival for Experimental Underground Film and Video Art”, European Tour, 1999
– Rencontres Arts Electroniques .05” Rennes , France, 1999
– Festival de Creación Audiovisual de Navarra”, The Basque Country, Spain 1999
– INTEROLERTI, La casa de la poesía Festival Internacional de Poesía Experimental,Zarautz”, The Basque Country, Spain 1999 and 2003.
– Cruce, asociación cultural de arte y pensamiento contemporáneo, ( Art Gallery) 1998, Madrid
– VII festival mundial do minuto, Sao Paulo, Brasil,1998
– Euro Underground, New European Cinema Tour, 1998
– Broadcast RTVE “Action : grafic music” 1984
Juan Alcón participates in
Title of work: EGO, video, 2003, 1:00
curated by Antonio Alvarado