Carles Congost, Para qué sirven las canciones?, 2020
Video color HD 4K – 15 Minutes,  


Carles Congost (Olot, Spain, 1970) has a BA in fine arts from the University of Barcelona. His work combines different techniques and media, such as photography, music, drawing and, particularly, video and installation. Through the staging of images that make reference to the pop culture, television, the world of teenagers and different film genres, reflects on issues ranging from own artistic practice up to phenomena such as the formation of the identity, solitary confinement and generational conflicts. 

He has exhibited individually in Espai 13 / Fundació Miró, Barcelona; Espacio Uno / MNCARS (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía), Madrid; CASM (Centre d’ Art Santa Mònica), Barcelona; MUSAC (Museo de Castilla y León), León, Spain; Fundación Bilbao Arte, Bilbao; CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), Glasgow; Komplot, Brussels; Horrach Moyà Gallery, Palma de Mallorca; Joan Prats Gallery, Barcelona; Artericambi, Verona (Italy); Centre d’ Art Contemporani Fabra i Coats, Barcelona; La Casa Encendida, Madrid; among others. He has participated in group exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris; PS1/MOMA, New York; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; 50th Venice Biennal, Venice; IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Dublin; f a projects, London; Santralistambul, Istanbul; Müczarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest; Museo Carrillo Gil, México; CA2M, Móstoles (Madrid); Manifesta 11, Zurich; etc. He has also been invited to carry out specific projects for the editions of the fairs: ARCO ‘ 01, Madrid; Artissima o6, Torino; and Frieze 08, London.