Antoni Muntadas


He is a multidisciplinary installation and media spanish artist. Research Fellow at the center for Advanced visual studies at MIT from 1977-1984. His art works have been exhibited widely in the Museum of Modern Art, the Gwangju biennale, the Venice Biennale, Documenta 6 and Documenta X.

He tries to address social, political and communications issues such as the relationship between public and private spaces space within social frameworks, and investigates channels of information and the ways they may be used to censor or promulgate ideas through his works.
Awarded in 1995 by Ars Electronica Honorary Mention for his “The file Room”, also has received several prizes and grants from sources including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, Arts Electronica in Linz, Laser d’Or in Locarno, the Premi Nacional d’Arts Plàstiques awarded by the Catalan Government, the Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas 2005, and the Premio Velázquez de las Artes Plásticas 2009 granted by the Spanish Ministry of Culture.