Albert Bayona

  • , Spain
Lives and works in Lleida, Spain His arts works involve many different disciplines like paintings, drawing, photography, video, digital technology and music. Between 1986 and 2000 he participated in the organisation of the Grants “Entrega” that Lleida’s town hall was giving. In addition, he was the artistic director of the Periferiat’s Gallery, the Museum “el Roser” and “Sant Joan” and finally codirector of the Animac Animation Festival. He has benefited from the grants of the Catalan government “Generalitat de Catalunya” and Lleida’s town hall. His works have been presented in Fundació Joan Miró (Barcelona), Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Art Center La Panera (Lleida), Museum Abelló L'Aparador (Mollet del Vallès), la Caixa Fundation, Museum Jaume Morera (Lleida), Center Lectura (Reus), Développement Cultural (Foix), Gallery Sebastià Petit Art Contemporani and Gallery 44 (Barcelona). Albert has participated in the following festivals: ARCO (Madrid), Art Frankfurt, Biennal de Vic, Videoformes (Clermond-Ferran), New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, Split International Festival of New Film, Lúmen_ex 2011 (Badajoz), Festival of Documentary Art and Audiovisual Creation (Paris) and Instantes de Paisaje CDAN (Osca). In 1985 Bayona received the second prize of the XXIV Fundation Joan Miró for his work Variacions per a una estètica racional (1984). Later on in his career, in 2008, his audiovisual Monday to Friday (2008) was the winner of the Vasudha Prize for the best environmental short film at the International Film Festival of India-Goa.