Visual arts
of people
in specific contexts

Álvaro Martínez Alonso has a BA-MA in Fine Arts from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain 2010) studying also Time-based Art at the University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, and Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule in Halle, Germany.

He has also a Bachelor's Degree in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage from the University of Burgos specialising in painting and sculpture (2005).

LAB - Álvaro combines his own artistic production by collaborating in participatory and non-discriminatory art projects in which Álvaro works as an artist, maker, social designer, art director, cultural manager and art mediator together with museums, other artists, local projects and educational, social and cultural initiatives such as:

Haus Bastian (Staatliche Museen Berlin), Floating University, Archipel e.V, Theater ThikwA, Galerie ARTCRU, GlogauAIR Artists In Residence, Theater an der Parkaue, Alice Salomon Hochschule, Young Arts NeuköllnFreiraumlabor, Inartdis Projekt, Berlin Mondiale, ExMe Theater Expedition Metropolis, Terre des Femmes, Kulturnetzwerk Neukölln, Kulturmühle Perwenitz among others.

He has also worked for Ai Weiwei Studio, König GalleryGalerie Barbara Thumm, Galerie 100 Kubik, Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, Clara Trischler - Filmmaker, Daniel Simon Music or Midori Ceramics, among others.

From 2012 to 2022 he has been working as artistic director at Thikwa Werkstatt für Theater und Kunst.