Karlos Gil

Karlos Gil | Toledo, 1984 | Lives and works in Madrid.
Solo shows


No Fish. Snake Scale – garcía | galería, Madrid, Spain.

Phantom Limbs – Galería Francisco Fino, Lisboa, Portugal.


Sub rosa – garcía | galería, Madrid, Spain.


Like Potted Plants in an Office Lobby – Garworks Ed. London UK.


THEMOONMUSEUM – LABoral, Gijón. Spain.

The Intervals – Fundación Chirivella Soriano, Valencia


Colorless Green Ideas – garcía | galería. Madrid, Spain.


Taking/Giving Information. Part 1. Performance – CaixaForum, Madrid

Group shows


Cosmic Words – Galeria Boavista, Lisbon, Portugal.

Morphogenesis (curated by Joao Laia) – Galeria Francisco Fino, Lisbon, Portugal.

Protein Folding (curated by David F. Franklin) – Acephale, Hamburg, Germany.

Red Itiner. Madrid (curated by Jackalope) – Madrid, Spain.

I scream, You scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream (curated by Clelia Colantonio) – Fondazione Barruchello, Rome, Italy.


L’objet de repetition (curated by Alexandre Roccuzzo) – CRAC Le 19, Montbéliard, France

The Art Fair (video screening) – CaixaForum, Palma de Mallorca. Spain.

Projective Ornament (as curator)  – garcía | galería. Madrid, Spain

Rendering the Real (curated by Benjamin Weil.) – Fundación  Botín. Santander,  Spain.

Forjando el Espacio- MUPAN, Málaga, Spain


Fragments of a Hologram Rose. Idoru, Helsinki, Finland.

Salon Flux – Parallel, Viena, Austria.

Productions and Processes – MARCO. Vigo, Spain.

Generación 15- Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, Portugal.

Planes of Flow - The Living Room, London, UK

Itinerarios XXII, Fundación Botin, Santander, Spain.

Planes of Flow. The Living Rom, London, UK.

Generacion 15. La Casa Encendida, Madrid. Spain.


Aspect Ratio- Galeria Javier Silva, Valladolid. Spain.

Archaeology Fabricated- Junefirst Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

The Journey of Room 53 (curated by Joao Silverio) – Galery Baginski, Lisbon, Portugal.

A Viagem da sala 53 (curated by Joao Silverio), Galería Baginski, Lisbon, Portugal.

Retoalimentación (curated by Francesco Giaveri and Tiago Pinto) -  SACM, Madrid. Spain.

Number, Name, Think (The Scientific Method) ( curated by carlos Garaicoa) –  Estudio Carlos Garaicoa, Madrid, Spain.


Secret Codes (curated by Agustín Pérez- Rubio)- Galeria Luisa Strina. Sao Paulo, Brasil.

Presente Contínuo (curated by Cristina Anglada) – Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain.

Corso Aperto (curated by Simone Manegoi) – Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como,Italy.

Tomar medidas (Curated by Marlon de Azambuja) – OTR, Madrid, Spain.

Open event – Salon Flux, London UK.

Art Souterrain (curated by Berenica Freytag) – STM, Montreal.

Taking Measures (curated by Marlon de Azambuja) – OTR, Madrid, Spain.

Duplex (curated by Daniel Silvo y Sara García) Madrid, Spain.


La Condición Narrativa (curated by Alexandra Laudo) – La Capella, Barcelona.

III Moscow International Biennale (curated by Kathrin Becker) – MMOMA, Moscow.

Far from Home (curated by Virginia Torrente)Galería MASart, Barcelona, Spain

The School of Within – Rampa. Madrid, Spain.

Flowers; Abyss; Parataxis (curated by Carlos Fernández-Pello) – La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain.

Iceberg (curated by Bernardo Sopelana) – Matadero. Madrid, Spain.

Everything Flows (PANTA REI) (curated by Fisk-Tank) –  Galería Rina Bouwen, Madrid, Spain.


Les Rencontres Internacionales (curated by Jean-François Rettig and Nathalie Hénon) – Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, and Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France.

SVA Open Studio –  School of Visual Arts, Nueva York.

Experimental Station. Research and artistic phenomena (curated by A. Mengs and V. Torrente) – CA2M, Madrid and LABoral, Gijón. Spain.

Sci-Fi Tags – CaixaForum, Madrid, Spain.


Fresh (curated by Ulf Saupe and J.M. Pozo)Ulf Saupe Gallerie, Berlin, Germany.

(In)visivilidad y (Des)control (curated by Victor Zarza) –  Galería Fernado Pradilla. Madrid, Spain.

IKAS-ART –  Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Bilbao, Spain.

Intransit (curated by Javier Duero) - Complutense Art Centre. Madrid, Spain.

Codified (curated by Rotoreliefs)Vibe Gallery. London, UK.

VideoDrome – Restart, Instituto de Criatividade, artes e novas tecnologias, Lisbon, Portugal

Against Egocentry (curated by Petra Schröck & B.G. Gomila.) - Brotfabrik Gallerie, Berlin, Germany.

Codified (curated by Rotorliefs) - Vibe Gallery, London, UK.

Beyond the abyect - Area 10 Project space, Peckham, London, UK.


Zeppelin Festival - CCCB. Barcelona, Spain.

The mean and the meaning - Puente Sonoro, Bogota, Colombia.

Beyond the abyect – Collision 08, London, UK.


- Ficus [0] (‘fig.ures of re.hearsal’). Rampa Ed. Madrid, 2015.

- Like Potted Plants in an Office Lobby. Gasworks Ed. London, 2014.
Portfolio Series. Ed, B-guided & Ferran ElOtro. Barcelona 2014.

- A Viagem da Sala 53. Galeria Baginski Ed. Lisboa, 2014.

- Erratum. Save as …Publications Ed, Ferran ElOtro. Barcelona 2013.

- The Intervals. Chirivella Soriano Foundation Ed. Valencia 2012.

- Flowers; Abyss; Parataxis. La Casa Encendida Ed. Madrid, 2012.

- III Moscow International Biennale. Museum of Modern Art, Moscow. 2012.

- Far from Home. Virginia Torrente Ed. Mas Art Galeria, Barcelona 2012.

- Last Stop that Town, Mooooon Publishing. Madrid 2012.

- TEXTO 2. Project by David Bestué, Daniel Jacoby and Gabriel Pericás. Barcelona 2012.

- Taking/Giving Information. CA2M & LABoral Ed. Madrid/Gijon 2011.

- Experimental Station. Research and artistic phenomena. CA2M Ed. Madrid 2011.

- Sci-Fi Tags. Extraball Publications. Berlin 2010.

- Prisma. Ortomática, Madrid 2010.

- The New Strange Times. Black Paper Ed. n. Londres 2008.

Awards and grants


Beca de Artes Plásticas de la Fundación Botín, Madrid, Spain.


Gassworks, London, UK.


Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy.

DKV – Álvarez Margaride, Laboral, Gijón, Spain.


Premio INJUVE.


2016    PHD, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.

2011    School of Visual Arts, New York, U.S.A.

2006/07 Faculdade Belas Artes Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

2002/06 Facultad de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Sapin.