David Quiles Guilló
Since ROJO was born in March 2001, David founded an international emotional working structure of associated directors, more than 1000 art contributors and a distribution network in 37 countries. Under ROJO flag, David has edited all 40 issues of the iconic ROJO magazine, edited 41 monographic artist books, curated and produced 5 editions of NOVA Contemporary Culture Festival, which featured at large more than 600 artists and musicians, curated and produced more than 100 art exhibitions, promoted more than 900 events worldwide, as well as created more than 120 special projects and events to explore different medias with total freedom for artists to join, collaborate and enjoy.
David has given lectures about ROJO, its creative networks and projects in many institutions to mention a few; Instituto Cervantes in NYC, International Art Fair ARCO in Madrid, Hagaram Design Museum in Seoul, Elisava School for Arts Barcelona, University of Cuenca/Ecuador, SESC Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, European Cultural Foundation in Rotterdam, University of Málaga, Casino Luxembourg, Instituto Europeo Di Design in Madrid, Instituto Cervantes in Casablanca, MIS Museum for Image and Sound in São Paulo, EAV Parque Lage in Rio de Janeiro, and 180 Creative Camp, Portugal.
David is founder, curator and CEO of ROJO, NOVA Contemporary Culture festival, and THE WRONG New Digital Art Biennale. He also spends his "working time" writing film scripts and abstract texts, planning the next season of LINDO KILLER, a mix of art project and lifestyle brand, constructing OQUBO, a building which hosts an art residence, a creativity school and an exhibition artspace, and running the ROJO's online media, in a daily basis and non-stop since 2002.
Portrait by Saul Tiff