Olga Subirós is a curator of projects that take an integrative approach to 21st century culture and the far-reaching transformations of the digital age. She recently co-curated with José Luis de Vicente Big Bang Data, a major exhibition of different kinds of data-driven artworks and objects that offer an insight into the world of big data. Since 2014 Big Bang Data is touring worldwide. It has been presented at CCCB Barcelona, Somerset House London, ArtScience Museum Singapore, Fundación Telefónica in Madrid, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile and Lima. And it will be presented in Mexico and Prague in 2017.
Subirós is also an architect, an exhibition designer and a creative director. Subirós recently won the international competition for the Data Square exhibition at the EPFL-ArtLab in Lausanne. Subirós did the unique display of the exhibition Are you ready for tv? curated by Chus Martínez at the MACBA. Another notable exhibition design project revolved around the creative process of Chef Ferran Adrià and elBulli restaurant which was presented at Somerset House London, the Science Museum in Boston, and Fundación Telefónica in Madrid. Seven of her exhibition designs have been published in the CCCB monography and in many design magazines as Creative Review, Domus, Experimenta, Diseño Interior.
As a co-founder and partner of the Program Collective design team together with Simon Taylor, Mona Kim, and Todd Palmer, Subirós conceptualized and designed the large-scale Water for Life installation and the sculpture Splash at the 2008 International Expo in Zaragoza.
Collaboration with artists
Subirós also collaborates with artists developing the architecture design for their art installations. Subirós has developed the architecture for the Dora García art installation The Inadequate at the Spanish Pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale, the set of the Dora García’s television program Die Klau Mich Show at Documenta 13, Kassel 2012, and the Dora Gacía’s Nokdu Bookstore at the 2016 Gwangju Biennale.
Subirós is currently guest lecturer of the Exhibition Design Degree, of the Global Design Master at the Istituto Europeo di Design, of the New Exhibition Formats Master program at Elisava School of Design-Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and of the the Design and Creation of Spaces Master program at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona.
Art and Cultural Institutions
AECID. Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional
Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona
CCCB. Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
CGAC. Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporáneo
DHUB. Design Hub Barcelona
Expo Zaragoza 2008
Fòrum Universal de les Cultures Barcelona 2004
Fundació Catalunya Caixa
MACBA. Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
MARQ. Museo Arqueológico de Alicante
Museu Arqueològic de Catalunya
Palau Robert. Generalitat de Catalunya
UB. Universitat de Barcelona
Base-Moët Hennesy España