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Sra Polaroiska


Alaitz Arenzana and Maria Ibarretxe are the creators of Sra Polaroiska en Sillón de Taller. Alaitz Arenzana is graduated in Audiovisual Communication. From his early work as an artist, made it clear that her works would be linked to research and creative practices closer to the art world, than the more industrial interests of the image. Maria Ibarretxe, Diplomated in Dramatic Art, comes from the world of theatrical creation and performance in addition to working as a dancer and actress in different companies. Their collaboration has resulted in the permeability of these two worlds in an intermediate position.

2008. Bilbo Arts Scholarship Foundation. Basque Government grant to the choreographic production.
2006/07. Visual Arts Fellowship and Image Synthesis. Diputación Foral de Bizkaia.
2005. Sub. Basque Government - Short Film Making.
2004. Help Choreographic Creation of the Basque Government.
2003. Injuve Audiovisual Award. Youth Institute. Madrid
Best Original Score Award MECAL 2003, CCCB, Bcn.

EXHIBITIONS
- Calypso. Procesos de aprendizaje artístico. Sala rekalde, Bilbao
- 1, 2, 3…Vanguardias - EL Arte como Arte contextual / Cine / Arte entre el experimento y el archivo. Sala Rekalde. Dic 07/Mar 08.
- Digitalizar lo Efímero creación escénica y documentación. Videofronteras. Facultad BBAA de Cuenca, Facultad de Filosofia de la Univ. de Alcalá de Henares; La Casa Encendida, Madrid.
- Incógnitas: Cartografías del Arte Contemporáneo en Euskadi, comisario: Juan Luís moraza. Museo Guggenheim Bilbao
- D – Generaciones - Experiencias subterráneas de la no ficción española, Festival de cine de Gran Canarias.
- Taste Festival, Stuck kunstencentrum, Leuven
- Ertibil 07
- Skena up Festival. Kosovo / EBAK (Euskal Bideo Artistak), Zinebi, Bilbao.
- Canal Mono, CC. La Barceloneta, Bcn.
- Muestra de Arte Injuve 03. Sala Amadis/ Circulo de Bellas Artes. Madrid
- Emergencias 06. La casa Encendida, Madrid.

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Statement

The audiovisual work of Sra Polaroiska centers on action art, scenic and choreographic creation. Their work is based on the search for other spaces and languages, where the body and its relationship to space is always the main character. They run away from conventional narrative structures and closed concepts to the viewer. Their works, intentionally ambiguous, play the roles associated with the body, destabilizing the eye of the beholder, forcing him to position themselves in what they are seeing. The viewer is fully immersed in their world, in the space they have created. However is an open space, where there are multiple interpretations, as many as the eyes that have seen what happened on screen.