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; Espai Zer01, Olot; Fundación Bilbao Arte, Bilbao; CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), Glasgow; Komplot, Brussels Gallery; Gallery Horrach Moyà, Palma de Mallorca; Gallery Joan Prats, Barcelona; Artericambi, Verona (Italy); 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, 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.