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04.22.2023 --- 05.20.2023

Downtown Gallery

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Lorin Gallery presents “Three Tenses of Contemporary '', a group exhibition with Marc Badia, Edu Carrillo, and Fátima de Juan in collaboration with L21 Gallery. On view from the 22nd of April to the 20th of May at Lorin Gallery’s downtown location, “Three Tenses of Contemporary '' presents a visual examination of the notion of being contemporary, whose meaning is in flux and constantly being reshaped by our intervention. Departing from and returning to the motifs ancient, classical but akin to our time, three participatory European artists compose with the symbols and visual languages specific to their culture, identities, and with a rhythm tuned to the singular pulse of the undefined time.

Marc Badia

Born in 1984, Marc Badia now lives and works in Barcelona. He holds a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona, where he studied a master’s degree in Artistic Production and Research, and is an exchange student at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg (HFBK Hamburg)

Marc Badia has exhibited at Centro del Carmen de Valencia (Valencia), Espositivo Mad (Ma- drid), Galería Fran Reus (Mallorca), La Capella (Barcelona), Fundación Arranz Bravo (Barcelona) and at Arco Madrid with the L21 gallery (Mallorca). He has held resi- dencies at the Free University of Tbilisi (Georgia), the DE Kaaij festival (Nijmegen, Holland) and Major 28 (Lleida).


Epílogo III, 2022 Oil on linen.
63 3/4 x 51 1/8 in. 162 x 130 cm.

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Fátima de Juan

Fátima de Juan (Palma de Mallorca, 1984) is an artist based in Mallorca. Her first contact with the world of painting was through graffiti as a teenager under the alias “Xena”. Years later she studied Illustration at the School of Arts and Crafts in Palma and Graphic Design in Madrid.

Her first solo exhibition “Pretty Thug” was at L21, Palma de Mallorca (2022). This year she will have solo shows at L21 Barcelona and WOAW, Hong Kong. Group exhibitions include “Stronger Than Language”, Galerie Romero Paprocki, Paris (2022); “Food Obsession”, Urvanity Projects and Gärna Art Gallery, Madrid (2022); “Portraits and monochromes”, ARTUAL, Lebanon (2022); “PED TALKS”,42 Art Space, Hong Kong (2022); “Exodus”, K11 Musea and Gallery Ascend, Hong Kong (2022); “Eating Sugar? No, papa!”, L21, Palma de Mallorca (2021); “Oh baby!”, Breach, Miami (2021). In 2023 Fátima will participate in group shows at L21, Palma de Mallorca; Allouche Gallery, Los Angeles; JPS Gallery, Hong Kong; etc.


Kitty Girl,

2022 Acrylic and Spray Paint on Canvas 72 x 66 7/8 in.

183 x 170 cm.

Edu Carrillo

Edu Carrillo (Santander, 1995) graduated in Fine Arts from the University of Sala- manca. He currently lives in Oviedo, Asturias. His work has been exhibited collecti- vely at Da2, Salamanca (2017) and at Sala AVAM, Matadero, Madrid (2018). He has participated in ARCO Madrid 2022 and 2021, and at Untitled Art Fair in Miami.

Recent exhibitions include “Saper vedere”, JPS Gallery, Tokyo (Japan, 2022); Atomic 101 Art, Shangai (China, 2021); “Ambiguous Identity”, 42 Art Space, Beijing (China, 2021); “Eating Sugar? No, papa!”, L21 LAB, Palma de Mallorca (Spain, 2021) and the solo show “Hide the candies inside my hat”, L21 Gallery, Palma de Mallorca (Spain, 2021).


Confused Painter, 2022
Acrylic, Oil, Enamel Paint and Spray on Linen
78 3/4 x 66 7/8 in.
200 x 170 cm.


Text credit: Luxi He

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