Lecture with Rasha Sansur for the opening of the exhibition "The Lasting Effect", Qalandiya International, 2018. Photo: Mirjana Radovanovic

Daniel Toca (Mexico, 1979). MA in Sound Art at the University of Barcelona (Barcelona 2012-2014); BA in Fine Arts at "La Esmeralda" (Mexico 1999-2004). Resident artist at Ramallah Municipality (Ramallah, Palestine 2018), ElectroPutere (Romania, 2018), Blue Project Foundation (Spain, 2015), Casa Wabi (Mexico, 2015) Biennale arts actuels Ile de La Réunion (France, 2013), Nida Art Colony (Lithuania, 2011) and the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe (Germany, 2004-2005). He has shown his work individually in: Daniel Toca: Transitivity of Implication, Museum of Portable Sound (London, 2016); Gjentagelsen, Blue Project Foundation (Barcelona, 2015); A invenção da realidade, International Photography Festival, (Maputo, 2014), besides participating in multiple group exhibitions. In 2014, he published the book Frygt og Bæven, a commentary on the homonymous text written by Søren Kierkegaard; in 2017 Standing Inwards, an essay on contingency; and in 2019 Sauntering, a book about pilgrimage, winner of the Puchi Award given by La Casa Encendida and Editorial Fulgencio Pimentel (Spain, 2019). He collaborates in several publications, among them: Falso Raccord, Quiasmo, Nerivela, MONDAO Corp. He has been the beneficiary of Beques de Recerca i Experimentació Artística La Escocesa (Barcelona, 2018), Baden-Württemberg Stipendium für Studierende 2004-2005, FONCA’s Young Creators Program from 2008 to 2011, and FONCA-CONACYT program from 2012 to 2014. He has given conferences, seminars, and workshops in different art centers; he works as a professor at the Interdisciplinary Studies Program of the National Center for the Arts in Mexico City.

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