Fernando Sánchez Castillo.
Madrid 1970

Fernando studied  Fine Arts at Facultad de Bellas Artes Universidad Complutense Madrid, Philosophy at Instituto de Estética Contemporánea UAM .He Holds  post diplome at Ecole Nationale Superiore Beaux Arts París and  was resident at Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. He was part of  the Research Team of United Nations Geneve, PIMPA (Memory , Politics and Art Practices).

Sánchez Castillo develops a multi angle critique of the monumental discourse in which he disarticulates its agencies of power and representation.  His work is an attempt to rewrite History’s accounts or at least to make us more aware of its complexities and traces, and to show that it, History, is constructed from many positions of power.

He realized solo shows at CA2M , Madrid ,Kunstraum  Innsbruck .Sala de Arte Publico Siqueiros ,México, Albertinum  Dresden. Stedelijk Den Bosch ,OK Centrum, Linz Austria , , Kunstverein Braunschweig, Matadero, Madrid , CAC Malaga, MUSAC, León  ,Centre dÁrt Contemporain Geneve, Espai 4 and Casal Solleric Mallorca. Wanas Foundation, Sweden , MARTa Herford ,Germany. Fundacion NMAC,Cadiz, SP

His main group shows were; Diversity United Tempelhoff Berlin and Tretiakov Gallery Moscow 2021/22 Shanghai Bienalle 2018 Riga Bienalle 2018, Brick a Brack, Gallería Nazionalle Rome and Today art Museum Beijing. Manifesta 11,Zurich,Play, Goteborg Biennial 2013, Artificial Amsterdam , de Appel, Bourdeaux Biennale 2.009, Borders, Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam , Sonsbeek  Grandeur, Arnhem, X International Istanbul Biennial ,Border Jam, La Cuadratura del Cono, ERA 2007, Montevideo, El Dorado, MUDAM, Luxemburg  ,Tel Aviv Bienal , XXVI Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, I Bienal de Sevilla, BIACS,The Failure of Beauty, The Beauty of Failure, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, The Real Royal Trip, P.S.1  MOMA USA, Witness, Fundación NMAC, Spain, Abracadabra, Tate Modern, London

Recent and Current  exhibition Projects include the solo shows Ephemeral Treasures at MUAR National Museum of Architecture , Moscow 2020 and Fake Games at IVAM“Tltaelolco  Winter Games” at Kunstraum Innsbruck(2016) , “Hoy también hizo un día soleado”, Sala Siqueiros, SAPS, Mexico DF.(2.016) Introduction of the Stone of Madness, Stedelijk Museum Den Bosch, NL ( 2016)  Más allá. CA2M, Madrid , SP, (2015)

His work is included in the collections of the Centre Georges Pompidou, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía,Netherlands Central Bank , MUDAM, Luxembourg, Fundacion NMAC ,Caldic Collection, CA2M, Utrecht Central Museum Nl,  Skisernass Museum Lund. Rabobank Kusntcollectie, ABN AMRO,Perez Projects  Museum , Miami, U.S.A. Museo Helga de Alvear, Caceres, Spain.

Is represented in Amsterdam by  Tegenboschvanvreden and Albarrán Bourdais Gallerie in Madrid