Yolanda Dominguez

España

(Madrid, 1977), visual artist and activist, studied Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid and a Master in Art and New Technologies at the European University of Madrid, as well as the Concept and Creation Master in Photography by EFTI, Madrid. Through irony and contextualization as her principal strategies, she creates situations or scenarios in which the viewer is involved and can participate. Her work aims to raise social awareness and empower people through performative and relational actions.

These actions generate small communities that manifest themselves with respect to a conflict. The Ministry of Culture of Spain has awarded her a scholarship for Spanish Art Promotion abroad in 2010, a special mention at the awards "Freedom of Expression" next to the winner "The Guardian" in 2014. She has presented her work in various institutions and festivals like Photoespaña, Mullier Mullieris, JustMad, NOVA Festival of Contemporary Culture Brazil, Feminisarte, and she has exhibited her work also at the Serendipity Gallery Madrid, Twin Gallery of Madrid, Rafael Pérez Hernando de Madrid, Elga Wimmer Gallery in New York, Foreman Oneota Gallery in New York, Streitfeld Projektraum in Munich, Vienna and Open Systems Rojo Artspace in Milan. Her artistic work transcends the educational field, she collaborates with universities and schools around the world through workshops and conferences. She currently works for EFTI, Madrid, where she teaches the workshop "image as a tool of social transformation" for the Concept and Creation Master in Photography.