On the cover of Bauwelt

The German magazine BAUWELT with one of Simona Rota’s photographs on the cover of its issue #16/2016.

Dietmar Steiner's portrait. Photo by Simona Rota
Dietmar Steiner’s portrait. Photo by Simona Rota

It’s Dietmar Steiner’s portrait, director of the Az W Architekturzentrum Wien.

Exhibition L

Kursala

Part of the collective show  “L” at La Kursala – Universidad de Cádiz (ES) with “Instant Village III (Gran Canaria)”.
Dates: June 26th – September 16th, 2015
Curator: Jesús Micó
Authors in show: Aleix Plademunt, Ricardo Cases, Simona Rota, Juan Valbuena, Cristina de Middel.
Catalog “L” edited by: Gonzalo Golpe
Graphic Design by: Tres Tipos Gráficos
Texts by: Horacio Fernández, Gonzalo Golpe, Jesús Micó

“L” reflects both the 50 exhibitions that have been put on at the “La Kursala” gallery, and the 50 catalogs that have accompanied them. The “Cuadernos de La Kursala” boast both a longstanding trajectory and notable international acclaim in the world of photobooks. Some of these editions represent landmarks in the history of the photobook, including “La caza del lobo congelado” by Ricardo Cases (2009), “The Afronauts” by Cristina de Middel (2012) or “Ostalgia” by Simona Rota (2013) and a long list of others. Books by Federico Clavarino, Juan Diego Valera, Juan Valbuena, Vicente Paredes, Palíndromo Mészáros, Marta Soul, Roger Guaus, Gustavo Alemán, los Ouroboros, Iñaki Domingo, Igor Fernández de Retana, Christian Lagata, etc. Fifty publications that, over the years, have involved the participation of noteworthy professionals from the world of photography, design and publishing.  For this celebration, five of its authors – Ricardo Cases, Cristina de Middel, Aleix Plademunt, Simona Rota and Juan Valbuena  – were invited by Jesús Micó to exhibit new works. (Text and photographs: Tres Tipos Gráficos)

Kursala

Kursala

Kursala

Kursala

 

Exhibition at Architekturmuseum der TU München

ZOOM

Exhibition: ZOOM! Picturing Architecture and the City (group)
Dates: 02.04.2015 – 21.06.2015
Venue: Architekturmuseum der TU München (TUM)
Series in show: Instant Village I & II
Curator: Hilde Strobl
Authors in show: Iwan Baan, Roman Bezjak, Peter Bialobrzeski, Lard Buurman, Stefan Canham and Rufina Wu, Nuno Cera, Livia Corona, Nicoló Degiorgos, Jörg Koopmann, Eva Leitolf, Myrzik und Jarisch, Stefan Olàh, Julian Röder, Simona Rota, Andreas Seibert, Wolfgang Tillmans, Fabian Vogl, and Tobias Zielony

Catalogue: A catalogue in German and English is due for release, published by Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, 200 pages, approx. 200 illustrations, ISBN 978-3-86335-735-1.

Exhibition EDITA: secuencia / sentido

EDITA

Exhibition: EDITA: secuencia/ sentido, EDIT: sequence/ meaning
Curator: Miguel von Hafe Pérez
Work in show: Ostalgia, the book and prints
Dates: March 6th – June 14th 2015
Venue: Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo (CGAC)
Other authors and editors in show: Patricia Almeida, Tono Arias, David Barreiro, André Cepeda, Dispara, Luis Díaz Díaz, Antonio Julio Duarte, José Pedro Cortes, Fabulatorio, Ghost, Xosé Lois Gutiérrez, Reinaldo Loureiro, Jesús Madriñán, Tono Mejuto, André Príncipe, São Trindade, Pierre von Kleist

Leaflet of the exhibition EDITA
CGAC’s website
Fabulatorio website

Award Gràffica 2014

Grafica

The Collection Kursala of which the photo book Ostalgia (edited by Fabulatorio, 2013) makes part, has been awarded with one of the Awards Gràffica 2014. The Collection Kursala is a project of the University of Cádiz and is currently curated by Jesús Micó.

Read here  about this award.

Best National Photography Book of the Year PHotoEspaña 14

Ostalgia

The photo book “Ostalgia” by Simona Rota has got the Award to the Best National Photography Book of the Year PHotoEspaña 14.

The other awards go to the Best International Photography Book of the Year for “Party” by Cristina de Middel and special mention to “Pigs” by Carlos Spottorno. The Award to the Best Publishing House is for Dewi Lewis (UK).

There were 300 entries from 21 countries: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile,  France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Poland,  Portugal, Spain, Singapore, Switzerland, UK, USA etc.

The photo book “Ostalgia” by Simona Rota is edited by Fabulatorio in 2013 and published by Kursala – University of Cádiz. Previously it has got theAward In Book, category EntireBook of the D&AD (Design& Art Direction UK, 2014). The library of the International Center of Photography  chose it between the best 10 photo books of the year ((USA – New York, 2013).