Name

Sheila Toledo Ribes

About

1986 Irún,Guipuzcoa (Spain)

ACADEMIC FORMATION

2004 – 2009 Fine Art studies at „Facultad de Bellas Artes de San Carlos“, Polytechnic University Valencia (Spain), Degree: „Licenciatura“

2007 / 2008 Semester abroad at “Burg Giebichenstein Hochschule für Kunst und Design Halle“, Halle/Saale (Germany)

2010 / 2011 Master of Artistic Production at „Facultad de Bellas Artes de San Carlos“,Polytechnic University Valencia (Spain)

2012/2014 Master of Fine Arts glass at IKKG, University of Applied Sciences Koblenz (Germany)

Since 2015 Doctor of Fine Arts at "Facultad de Bellas Artes de San Carlos", Polytechnic University Valencia (Spain)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008 Coordinator of the “Festival Europeo Ada de performance y artes visuales” in Valencia and in Porto, also participation with performances. (Spain/ Portugal)

January 2010 – July 2010 Work experience at Blaumeier – Atelier Bremen (art and psychiatry project); activities: building sculptures and masks, attending the artists, organization of and participation in several cultural events in Bremen (Germany)

2011 Instructor of a Biodanza workshop in the context of the course „El eneagrama“ (the enneagram) at „Teléfono de la Esperanza“ (institute for psychological assessment), Valencia (Spain)

2013 Workshop "Body, psyche and space” at Blaumeier-Atelier (Art and Psychiatry project) Bremen, (Germany)

DANCE AND SINGING

1990 – 2002 Rhythmic gymnastics – national competitions “Club Manises”(Spain)

1994 – 2002 Professional training in classical dance “Club Azahar” (Spain)

2001 – 2004 Choral singing (Spain)

2003 / 2011 Contemporary Dance/Abstract Dance with Corine Kronn (Spain/Germany)

AWARDS

2005 / 2009 Student Grant from the Spanish Ministry, Valencia, (Spain)

2007 / 2008 Foreign Student Grant from the Polytechnic University Valencia to Halle an der Saale, (Germany)

2009 Foreign Language Scholarships from the Spanish Ministry to Berlin, (Germany)

2010 Leonardo da Vinci Scholarship from the University Valencia to Bremen, (Germany)

2011 First prize in the competition “Creación joven Valencia Crea” with the video dance project “L’ennéagramme” (the enneagram), Producciones 45, (Spain)

2012 Finalist in the “XI Certamen de Artes Plásticas” of the “Diputación de Ourense” with the short film “On”, Producciones 451, (Spain)

2013 Finalist in the “BANG VI Festival Internacional de Video Arte de Barcelona” with the short film “On”, Producciones 451, (Spain)

2013 / 2014 DAAD – Graduation scholarship from the University of Applied Sciences Koblenz, (Germany)

PROJECTS

2011 Choreographer, stage designer and ballerina in the video dance project “L’ennéagramme” (the enneagram) with “Producciones 451”, Valencia (Spain) for further information: http://www.producciones451.net/

2012 Choreographer in the video dance project “Tres Llums” with “Producciones 451”, Valencia (Spain) for further information: http://www.producciones451.net/

2012 Actress, choreographer and stage designer in the video “On” with “Producciones 451”, Valencia (Spain) for further information: http://www.producciones451.net/

2013 Managing director, ballerina, choreographer and stage designer in the video dance “Mirror in the mirror” , Valencia (Spain) for further information: http://vimeo.com/61489799

2013 Actress in the video “INVASA” with “Producciones 451” and INVASA, health and movement, Valencia (Spain) for further information: http://vimeo.com/67631966

2016 Choreographer in the film " Ateneo" with Producciones 451, Berlin (Germany) for the further information:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1rr5G9H-8Y

FESTIVALS

2011 IV Festival de Video Arte in Camagüey (Video art) (Cuba)

2011 Festival The Scientist Video Arte in Ferrara (Italy)

2011 Óptica Festival Internacional de Video Arte in Gijón (Spain)

2011 Óptica Bolivia Festival Internacional Audiovisual en el Archivo y Biblioteca Nacionales de Sucre y en la Galería de Arte Kiosko de Santa Cruz (Bolivia)

2011 LOOP Festival y Feria Internacional Medialounge de Video Arte de Barcelona (Spain)

2011 I Festival de Videocreaciones en el Museo de Algemesí de Valencia (Spain)

2013 BANG VI Festival Internacional de Video Arte de Barcelona (Spain)

2013 Hybrida Art Festival, Valencia, (Spain)

PERFORMANCES

2007 Performance at “Festival Europeo Grande Churrasco de artes visuales, música y danza” in Lissabon (Portugal)

2007 Performance in “Sala Green Space – Mama yo no pinto”, Valencia (Spain)

2008 Performance at “Festival Europeo Ada de performance y artes visuales” in Porto (Portugal)

2009 Performance at “Festival Europeo Ada de performance y artes visuales” in the Main Station of Valencia (Spain)

2009 Performance at the café theatre “La Claca”, Valencia (Spain)

2012 Performance at the exhibition in the Cera Tech Center, Höhr- Grenzhausen (Germany)

2015 Dance performance at the Instituto Cervantes Brussels ( Brussels)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 Video projection with Producciones 451 of “L’ennéagramme”, “Tres Llums” and “On” at the Institut Français of Valencia (Spain)

2013 “Santander Creativa” in the chapel of Foundation of Santander (Spain)

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2006 Painting exhibition in the XIth Art Competition Galileo Galilei, at the Polytechnic University Valencia (Spain)

2007 Melted metal exhibition in the “Casa de la cultura” Burjassot, Valencia (Spain)

2007 Sculpture exhibition in the XIIth Art Competition Galileo Galilei, at the Polytechnic University Valencia (Spain)

2007 Iron sculpture exhibition at the Faculty of Architecture of the Polytechnic University Valencia (Spain)

2008 Photography exhibition at “Ca Revolta“, Ada Festival Europeo, Valencia (Spain)

2009 Exhibition of audiovisual sculptures “Paso de Creaciones” at the savings bank CAM, Valencia (Spain)(Catalogue ISBN-978-84-691-8951-1)

2009 Video projection on March 8th (International Women’s Day) at “Ca Revolta” (Valencia) and at the University of Teruel (Spain): CD “8 març Dia Internacional de la dona 2009” (ISBN 978-84-691-9330-3)

2009 Exhibition „Seeing Visions“: Animation, video creation and short films at the savings bank CAM, Valencia (Spain)

2010 Photography exhibition “Excuses per començar “ at “Casa de la Cultura”, Burjassot, Valencia(Spain)(Catalogue ISBN 978-84-8363-515-5)

2011 Exhibition “Persiguiendo una idea” at “Escuela Superior de Ingenieros Industriales”, Polytechnic University Valencia (Spain)

2011 Exhibition “Pedra i Fusta” at “Casa de la Cultura de Cullera”, Valencia (Spain)

2011 Exhibition “Ensoñaciones” at the gallery “Galeria O+O” in Benimaclet, Valencia (Spain)

2013 Exhibition “Frühwerk” at the Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding in Coesfeld-Lette (Germany)

2014 Exhibition “Kaleidoscop Festival” at the Mittelrhein-Museum in Koblenz (Germany)

2014 Exhibition “Wirklich” at the Sayner Hutte, Bendorf Sayn in Koblenz (Germany)

2014 Exhibition “Mi yo bebé viajando en el tren” in Casa de la Cultura in Valencia (Spain)

EVENTS

2008 Participation in the art market “Markt für Kunst“ in Greifswald (Germany)

2010 Stage design, installation and staging of the play “Dem Himmel so nah – unsterblich schöne Maskennacht” with “Blaumeier – Atelier“ in “Bremer LichtLuftBad“, Bremen (Germany)

2010 Participation in “Bremen KarneWalle” (Carnival in Bremen-Walle) with Blaumeier – Atelier Bremen

2010 Performance with “Blaumeier – Atelier” in the opening ceremony of the “Special Olympics” in the “Bremen Arena” (Germany)

2012 Stage design, installation and staging of the play “Terra incognita” with “Blaumeier – Atelier“ in Cologne (Germany)

2013 Stage design and staging of the play “Terra incognita” with “Blaumeier – Atelier“ in the Museumsdorf Cloppenburg and the Theater- und Musikfestival in Kaiserslautern (Germany)

PARTICIPATION IN COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

2007 Workshop of the artist Dan Graham in the museum IVAM, Valencia (Spain)

2009 Workshop to the topic „Daily Scenographies“, Valencia (Spain)

2010 Course „Knowledge for the work in business companies”, Valencia (Spain)

2010 Course „Strategies of the fotographic distribution in Europe”, Polytechnical University Valencia (Spain)

2010 Course “Strategies for international orientation for artists / postgraduate students of Fine Art / Art History / Architecture and Graphic Design“, carried out by the art commissioner Anne-Marie Melster at the Polytechnical University Valencia (Spain)

2010 Course „The voice in sight”, carried out by Eugènia Balcells and Antoni Muntadas at the Polytechnical University Valencia (Spain)

2010 “Cimuat”, international congress: The woman, Art and Technology in the public, Polytechnical University Valencia (Spain)

2010 Conferences „UR_VERSITAT”, Spatial Experiences: Cultural Investigations to Territory and Social Space, Polytechnic University Valencia (Spain)

2011 Ist International Ethics and Politics Congress with Jacques Rancière, Valencia (Spain)

2013 Workshop of the artist Dafna Kaffeman in the Institut für Künstlerische Keramik und Glas. IKKG. (Germany)