Lucía Egaña Rojas

tag: Barcelona

Lucia's work can be considered bizarre, scavenging and hybrid, and can be understood as a stance, a (discursive-creative) activity, a methodology and a sum of devices that take different forms. Experiments that range from informal pedagogies (a workshop in a civic centre, for example) to the publication of a text (in the press, books, fanzines or in a blog), from  carrying out  manual activities (collage, crafts) to practices of domestic witchcraft (tarot readings or rituals), or even videos or installations in their most larval state.

Lucía has a background in arts, aesthetics and documentary filmmaking and she has a PhD in Audiovisual Communication. She writes and researches on issues related to feminism and transfeminism, representation, postpornography, technology, free software and error. She develops pedagogical processes in institutional and informal settings and her artistic work has been presented in Mexico, Uruguay, Chile, Germany, Spain, France, Norway, Ecuador, Colombia, among others. She has been the organizer of the nomadic festival “Muestra Marrana” until its eighth edition.

She has published the books "Enciclopedia del amor en los tiempos del porno" (Cuarto propio, 2014) and “Atrincheradas en la carne. Lecturas en torno a las prácticas postpornográficas” (Bellaterra, 2017) and collaborates with various groups and artists mainly in the field of performance. She is a member of the Cooperativa de Técnicas and participates in the research group FIC (Fractalidades e Investigación Crítica, UAB Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and is part of the academic direction of the Independent Studies Programme (PEI) MACBA.Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona).