Mariokissme (Campillos, Malaga, 1980) lives and works between France and Spain. Their practice focuses on concepts such as queer identity and sexual or gender dissidence in formats as diverse as performance, photography, audiovisual/installation, publications/editions or musical production. In 2013, together with R. Marcos Mota, they created El Palomar, a transfeminist project that mixes production and curatorship.
They has recently participated in the Berlin Biennale (2020) with the work Schreber is a Woman at El Palomar. They has also presented individual exhibitions with El Palomar at Espai 13 of the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona (2016) and at La Capella (Barcelona, 2016), and has performed at centers such as Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin, 2017) and CentroCentro (Madrid, 2017). Among his recent curatorial projects is Principios de refinamiento at Casal Solleric (Palma de Mallorca, 2018). In 2020 El Palomar won the Critical Eye Award for Plastic Arts.
Their works are in the collection of the MACBA (Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona), MUSAC (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León) and the Miquel Casablancas Collection (Barcelona City Council).