Pablo La Padula

Was born in Buenos Aires in 1966, he has a Ph.D. in Biology, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires and he’s a visual artist.
He’s participated in individual and group exhibitions since 1991.

Since 2005 he’s part of Zavaleta Lab Contemporary Art where he had his solo exhibitions in 2005, 2007 and 2009, also participates collectively in arteBA galleries. He also exhibited at Centro Cultural de la Embajada de Brasil 1993, Centro Cultural Recoleta 1994, Centro Cultural General San Martín 2002, Palais de Glace 2004, Centro Cultural de España en Buenos Aires 2006. Among his group exhibitions, II Biennial of Young Art of Buenos Aires 1991, Malba-Fundación Costantini 2003, Espacio Casa de la Cultura 2004, Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas 2005, Open Studio Puerto Madero 2006 edition, Centro Cultural de España en Buenos Aires 2008.

He has participated in national, municipal and university awards, in the discipline of printmaking and photography. He lives and works in Buenos Aires.


Ariel Montagnoli

Was born in Buenos Aires in 1963. He’s a chemist as well as a poet and visual artist. He created La mejor Flor and SAVIA, Flores y poesía one of the first experiments in crossing the traditional florist and current aesthetic trends.

Since 1997 he performs ephemeral installations in commercial windows of Palermo in support of his work with natural materials in their natural state or under different drying processes.

Since 2008 he’s part of Galería Júpiter, La Cumbre, Córdoba, where he has participated in solo and group shows with artists of the gallery and the exhibition galleries arteBA.
Since 1994 he works in collaboration with other artists including Centurion Feliciano, with whom he made an installation titled “Viva la muerte”,  Parakultural New Border, and Cristina Schiavi performing "Formato Hogar", Hidden garden 2011 and arteBA 2012, Acquisitions, donations and bailment, Malba - Fundación Costantini 2012. He participated in Ensayo General #1, 2012 and with the gallery Teresa Anchorena, 2012, NY, USA.

He’s participated in poetry meetings for 30 years. He lives and works in Buenos Aires.

Silvia Rivas 

Silvia Rivas was born in Buenos Aires in 1957. She graduated from the School of Fine Arts "Prilidiano Pueyrredón" in 1981 and continues his training with Kenneth Kemble and Victor Grippo.

She had solo exhibitions since 1988. Dibujos y objetos,  galería Tema 1988-1989; Magda Belloti gallery, Cádiz, Spain 1990; Trinta gallery, Santiago de Compostela, Spain 1991; Der Brucke gallery 1995-1998; Joan Prats gallery, New York, USA 1996; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes 1998; Diana Lowenstein Fine Art, Miami, USA 2001. Other formats; Notas sobre el tiempo, video installation, Centro Cultural Recoleta, room Cronopios 2001, Nocturnos, videos and photographs, Diana Lowenstein Fine Art Gallery, Miami, USA 2003; Todo lo de afuera, video installation, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires 2004 ; Episodios llanos, video installation and performance (choreographed by G. Prado), Centro de Experimentación del Teatro Colón 2005 and Pequeño acontecimiento, video installation, Espacio Fundación Telefónica 2005. Found in Translation I, installation-concert with Sami Abadi, video art series at Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires - Alianza Francesa de Buenos Aires 2008, Argentina hoy, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2009, Zumbido, video installation, Malba-Fundación Costantini 2010; Zumbido, works on paper and video single channel, Fundación Alon 2012. She also participates in numerous group exhibitions at home and abroad.

Among other distinctions she received the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 2001, the Merit Diploma Konex in Mixed Media: 1997-2001, the award in Argentina Video Art Biennial of Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes 2002; scholarship for Video post-production of the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus State University, Ohio, USA 2005, the third and second place respectively in the National Exhibition of New Media and Installations 2006-2007. She participates in the 8th Biennial of Havana, Cuba in 2003 and editions of the Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil 2001-2005. She receives Videoart Konex award for the decade 2002-2012.