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Orlando Britto Jinorio was born in 1963 Canary Islands in Spain. He lives in Santander, Spain

After graduating in History of Art from the University of Granada in 1986, he specialized in contemporary art and has worked since 1987 as a curator and art critic. Between 1989 and 1998 he held the posts of curator, head of Arts Dept and deputy director at CAAM (Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno) in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and from 2001 to 2007 he directed Espacio C, an international interdisciplinary contemporary art space in Cantabria, in northern Spain.

From 1995 onwards he has collaborated with various international contemporary art biennials in the Caribbean and Latin America (Havana, Cuenca, Honduras, Santo Domingo, Aruba), Africa (Dakar, Bamako, Luanda, Alexandria) and in Europe (Uppsala, Cerveira). He has directed and curated many international projects in urban contexts and in nature, as well as performance festivals. Since 2007 he has worked as a freelance curator.

Besides occasional artistic incursions alongside artists with whom he has maintained close links over the years, in 2013 he decided to undertake his own art practice with Suite Ruin as his first solo project exhibited at Galeria Saro León in Las Palmas de Gran City, The Canary Islands. on april-may 2014. His short film Suite Ruin has been selected for the Mumbai and Noida Short Film Festival in India, and for the Salón Internacional de la Luz in Bogota and Intermediaciones Festival in Medellín, both in Colombia. 2014.

His video-art piece coming from this project has been exhibited at the REH-Transformer art space in the context of Nikos’ Charalambidis Project “The Kennedy Bunker” and as well at Intramurs Art Festival in Valencia, Spain. 2014. At the current moment he is working on a number of interdisciplinary artistic projects.



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LE MONDE EST EN PANNE D'UNE PENSÉE POUR LE MONDE, MAËLLE GALERIE 16.09 - 12.11.16
YIA ART FAIR HORS LES MURS, ARCHIVES NATIONALES, PARIS 13.10 - 07.11.16

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