“I arm my works the same way I would do with a riddle: even if its surface seems obvious, it happens also to be impenetrable. We only see hints, clues to be interpreted of the occult enigma, codified in symbols that due to their simplicity refer to both the smallest particle and the unreachable universe.”
Aldo Urbano (b. 1991, based in Barcelona) graduated at University of Barcelona and at Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. He has had solo shows at Bombon Projects (2020/2017), Fundació Joan Miró (Barcelona, 2021); Palau Güell (Barcelona, 2021); Storm And Drunk (Madrid, 2021); La Casa Encendida (Madrid, 2020); Galeria Balaguer (Barcelona 2016), El Passadís (Barcelona 2015) and La Puntual (Sant Cugat del Vallés 2015). He has taken part in group shows at La Casa Encendida – Inéditos (Madrid 2020), La Cera 13 (Barcelona 2019), EtHall (l’Hospitalet de Llobregat 2018), Fundació Arranz-Bravo (l’Hospitalet de Llobregat 2017), Sant Andreu Contemporani (Barcelona 2017). He has done residences at Can Serrat (El Bruc 2017) and at Sandarbh Artist Residency (India 2014). He has been awarded with several grants such as Premis Fundació Güell (2020), Beca de Creació Guasch Coranty and Sala d’Art Jove.