Opening. “Colonization Towns. Glances at an Invented Landscape”

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February 14 to May 12, 2024.
Hours.- From Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday and holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Closed.- Monday.
Museo ICO, C/ Zorrilla, 3. Madrid, Spain.


Ana Amado (Ferrol, A Coruña) is an architect, photographer and visual artist. Master's Degree in Photography from the Lens School of Visual Arts (Madrid), Master's Degree in Art, Museology and Contemporary Criticism from the USC (Santiago de Compostela), Post-Graduate in Creative Illustration from the EINA School (Barcelona), and architect from the ETSAC of architecture (University of A Coruña).

Multidisciplinary professional in the fields of architecture, photography, artistic direction in film / TV, illustration and comics, curating and exhibition design. She recently worked as an assistant to American photographer Mark Steinmetz in the USA. Currently, she combines her work as a photographer with the teaching of photography for adults and young people in schools of visual arts in Madrid.

Her personal work explores the interconnections between the various artistic manifestations, always seeking the approach of contemporary art to society. In her recent work, photography focuses on social content, where architecture is used as a framework to discuss issues such as the economic crisis or the revaluation of modern architecture in Spain.

Her work has been awarded and exhibited nationally and internationally, in Photo London 2018, the Sony World Photography Awards, PhotoEspaña2017 (Madrid), the Venice Biennale 2016 and 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts (London), Tent Gallery (Edinburgh), the International Festival Eme3 and Picasso Museum (Barcelona), or the International Prize "Obra Abierta 2016" (Plasencia), among others.

Andrés Patiño

Andrés Patiño. Andrés Patiño. Born in A Coruña, he is an architect. With professional experience in building projects in the field of architecture and urban planning. He has focused his interest on projects related to industrial architecture, renovation and housing. Currently he continues with his research work, alternating this work with his architecture studio.

Co-author of the book Habitar el agua, together with Ana Amado, published by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and edited by Turner in 2020, with a second edition in 2022. He has received the FAD 2021 Prize in the “Thought and Criticism” category, the 19th COAG Award in the “Dissemination and Research” category and Mention in the “Dissemination” category at the 2021 COAM Awards. The project has been part of the contents of the Spanish Pavilion at the 2018 and 2023 Venice Architecture Biennales, of the 10th Congress. Ibérico 2018, of the V International Congress “On The Surface: Photography On Architecture” (MAAT, Lisbon, 2019) and has been a finalist in the PhotoEspaña20 Best Photography Book of the year contest.



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