Pau Garcia is a Spanish Designer. His research is based on the areas of graphic arts and new media technology.
Pau was born in Barcelona in the 80’s. In his early college days, he was geared towards the Bio field in hopes to become a dentist. He then realized that life is too short to have your hands inside the mouth of other people so he finally studied Social Science at Jesuites de Casp and continued his education at Elisava School of Design and Engineering, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in a B.A. Graphic Design. After career in 2012 he won an European Prize, to develope an experimental cartography project in collaboration with Istituto Europeo di Design, in Milan. Since then he has developed different art and communication research projects in Italy, Germany, Norway, France and Spain.
Nowadays he leads Domestic Data Streamers studio,working in research and interactive installations for cultural institutions, organizations and companies such as Qatar Foundation, CCCB or the Mobile World Congress.. Pau is curator at Colortracks Gallery and Ús Barcelona, a festival about art and urban space which brings together the best creative talents in the urban art scene throughout Europe.
2013-Now Domestic Data Streamers Experimental Data Visualization.
2014- Ús Barcelona Curator and Art Director
2013- ColorTracks Urban Art Platform
2012- 3D Neighbours Art Collective
2011- Arbusto Films Film Studio
2010- Persianes Lliures Street Art Platform
August 2014– Nankin Lab at Museum of Outstanding Design, Como, Italy.
May 2014– Domestic Data Streamers for Big Bang Data Exhibition at CCCB, Barcelona, Spain.
April 2014– ReCall Project, The Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany.
February 2014– Diem Light Installation at Ateneu Barcelonès, Barcelona, Spain.
July/August 2013– Street Art and Protest Culture group exhibiton at Festival of Peace, Augsburg, Germany.
September 2012– Grand Palace on the Day of United Nations, Brussels, Belgium.
January 2012– International Short Film Festival, Lille, France.
2014 – 6th on DAC’s Classification among the best designers in the world.
2013-Platinum A’Design Award in Graphics and Visual Communication
2013-Bronze Laus FAD Audiovisual Project
2013-Bronze Laus FAD Major Career Project
2012-M4m Mobility European Commission Price
2011-Bronze Laus FAD Students Project
2011-Bronze Laus FAD Audiovisual Project
TALKS AND LECTURES
Feb 2015– About the process, Chill Laus, Barcelona
Jan 2015 – Excel into erotic lyrics, Transmediale Vorspiel, Berlin
Jan 2015 – Workshop “Data Sculpting” at Design Transfer UDK, Berlin
Nov 2014 – Workshop “Playing with Data” at Elisava, Barcelona
Nov 2014 – Premios Gráffica La Térmica, Málaga
Nov 2014 – Visualized iO London
Nov 2014 – Guest Lecturer, Royal College of Art, London
Nov 2014 – Out of the Screen, Blanc Festival, Vilanova
Oct 2014 – Data Songs in Katara Cultural Village, Doha
Sept 2014 – Escola Muuu Girona
July 2014– Turn Excel Sheets into Erotic Lyrics at Open Design/Shared Creativity FAD Fest
June 2014– MADinSpain Express
June 2014-Design Clinic at Fjord Madrid
April 2014–Beyond Memorialisation, Design for Conflict Heritage at Nordic Embassies Berlin
April 2014– The Duck Data Theory at VCCP Agency Berlin
February 2014-Chaumont Contest, Elisava School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona
October 2013–Fabrica Moritz Cocreation Speech Barcelona
April 2013–Elisava School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona
January 2013–Istituto Europeo di Design of Milan
Dicember 2012–Istituto Europeo di Design of Milan
June 2011-CCCB Open Walls Conference
July 2014– Bagni di Lucca Art Festival, Italy.
July/August 2013– Bagni di Lucca Art Festival, Italy.
June 2013– ReCall Project at Falstad Center, Norway.
October 2012 / February 2013 – FDV Residency program curated by Careof DOCVA.
-IdN vol 21 nº2: Minimalist Issue 2014
-Amazing Layout Design Dopress Book. 2014
-Amazing Layout Design Dopress Book. 2014
-Data Visualization, Borch Publishing Co. 2014
-Coloring Your Brand Dopress Book. 2013 Check on the web
-La Fiebre del Oro: Premis Laus, Aa.Vv. 2013
-ELISAVA 50: Fundació Privada Elisava Escola Universitària, 2013
-So1l 2uo 3rio: Small Studios Big Impact, Victionary, 2013
-The Book of Envy: Premis Laus, Aa.Vv. 2011 Now in Amazon!
THINGS I’M PROUD TO HAVE DISCOVERED
-The first Sony’s product was a rice pot.
-In Philippines there’s an island inside a lake which is inside another island which is inside another lake inside another island.
-You can buy a “Moby Dick” copy written on toilette paper on Ebay.
-There’s an indian that has been with his arm risen during 38 years in honor to Shiva goddess.
-Kangaroos don’t fart.
-The biggest living creature on earth is a subterranean fungus in Oregon. Its diameter is 3 miles an a half.
-Koalas sleep 22 hours per day.
–Thomas Alva Edison, the bulb inventor was afraid of the darkness.
-You can reuse your 28 years old calendars.
-Burgers were invented by Leonardo Da Vinci.
-It’s more probable to die while you are going to buy the lottery than to win it.
-During 80 years , it has never been reported an ostrich hiding his head on the ground in a 200 thousand case study.
-Adobe Blog (USA)
-Branding Served Behance (USA)
–Branding Served Behance (USA)
-Pantone Canvas Behance (USA)
–Cosas Visuales (Spain)
–No me toques las helveticas (Spain)
-Q9 Magazine (Spain)
–The Eyedroopper (Spain)
–El Tornillo que te falta (Spain)
-Brooklin Street Art (USA)
-HIC Arquitectura (Spain)
-The Method Case (Spain)
-20 Minutos (Spain)