Board of Trustees

First Board of Trustees of La Posta Foundation

Patronato

 

Mr. Romà de la Calle de la Calle, President

Romà de la Calle (Alcoy, 1942) is Professor of Aesthetics and Art Theory at the University of Valencia, President of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos, Honorary President of the Valencian Association of Art Critics, a member of Trustees of the Museum of the University of Alicante (MUA) and the Special Martínez Guerricabeitia General Foundation of the University of Valencia. He holds the Cruz Alfonso X the Wise and the Silver Medal of Professional Merit from the Ministry of Education.

Mr. Álvaro de los Ángeles Rodríguez, Vocal

Álvaro de los Ángeles (Valencia, 1971), Master of Fine Arts in Norwich School of Art and Design, Associate Professor of Department of Communication, Information and History of Art at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Assistant director of Activities and Cultural Programs IVAM, independent exhibition curator and critic art.

Mr. Guillem Cervera Pascual, Secretary

Guillem Cervera Pascual (Valencia, 1959), holds a degree in Law from the University of Valencia, holds doctorate degrees in the Department of Urbanism of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, and obtains a Doctorate from the University of Barcelona. In the last phase of the research that gave rise to the thesis, on urban renewal, it focuses on the fact that in the field of urbanism the law has entrusted the production of legal effects to the planes ―a type of image―, when it is usually based on language, which guides its postdoctoral research towards the study of the image. In this context he founded La Posta, the Image Research Center.

Note: in the image above, the Board of Trustees on the foundation’s constitution day, June 12, 2013, at the José Luis López Rodríguez Notary’s Office (in the center of the image).

 

Second Board of Trustees of La Posta Foundation

 

Mr. Romà de la Calle de la Calle, President

Romà de la Calle (Alcoy, 1942) is Professor of Aesthetics and Art Theory at the University of Valencia, President of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos, Honorary President of the Valencian Association of Art Critics, a member of Trustees of the Museum of the University of Alicante (MUA) and the Special Martínez Guerricabeitia General Foundation of the University of Valencia. He holds the Cruz Alfonso X the Wise and the Silver Medal of Professional Merit from the Ministry of Education.

Mrs. María José Martínez de Pisón Ramón, Vocal

Maria Jose Martinez de Pison (Valencia), PhD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts of San Carlos of Valencia -studies degree and Master of Visual Arts and Multimedia-, a founding member of Laboluz, founding member of the Cultural Association Plutón.cc, researcher and artist.

Mr. Guillem Cervera Pascual, Secretary

Guillem Cervera Pascual (Valencia, 1959), holds a degree in Law from the University of Valencia, holds doctorate degrees in the Department of Urbanism of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, and obtains a Doctorate from the University of Barcelona. In the last phase of the research that gave rise to the thesis, on urban renewal, it focuses on the fact that in the field of urbanism the law has entrusted the production of legal effects to the planes ―a type of image―, when it is usually based on language, which guides its postdoctoral research towards the study of the image. In this context he founded La Posta, the Image Research Center.

Note: in the image above, the new Board of Trustees on the day of the delivery to its President, Dr. Román de la Calle de la Calle, of the Medal of the University of Valencia, on February 3, 2017, in the Paraninfo of University.

 

Third Board of Trustees of La Posta Foundation

 

Mrs. Carmen Pardo Salgado, President

Carmen Pardo Salgado (Barcelona, 1963), is Professor at the University of Gerona (UoG) where she teaches History and Aesthetics of Music. Director of the International Conference on Studies in the Sonora Culture of the UoG. Post-doctoral researcher at the IRCAM-CNRS unit in Paris (1996-1998 and 2018). She was responsible for the editing and translation of John Cage, Written in your ear (1999). Author of In the silence of culture (Sexto Piso, 2016 / Eterotopia France, 2018); Oblique listening: an invitation to John Cage (Sexto Piso, 2014 / L’Harmattan, 2007, awarded with the Coup de cœur 2008 by the Académie Charles Cross); Robert Wilson (in collaboration with Miguel Morey, Polígrafa, 2003, Spanish and English version); ICT: a philosophical reflection (Laertes, 2009); In the sea of John Cage (La Central, 2009). She has been deputy curator (music section) of the exhibition: Encuentros de Pamplona 1972: End of the party of experimental art, held at the Reina Sofía National Museum Art Center (2009-2010).

Mrs. María José Martínez de Pisón Ramón, Vocal

Maria Jose Martinez de Pison (Valencia), PhD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts of San Carlos of Valencia -studies degree and Master of Visual Arts and Multimedia-, a founding member of Laboluz, founding member of the Cultural Association Plutón.cc, researcher and artist.

Mr. Guillem Cervera Pascual, Secretary

Guillem Cervera Pascual (Valencia, 1959), holds a degree in Law from the University of Valencia, holds doctorate degrees in the Department of Urbanism of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, and obtains a Doctorate from the University of Barcelona. In the last phase of the research that gave rise to the thesis, on urban renewal, it focuses on the fact that in the field of urbanism the law has entrusted the production of legal effects to the planes ―a type of image―, when it is usually based on language, which guides its postdoctoral research towards the study of the image. In this context he founded La Posta, the Image Research Center.

Note: the image above is a drawing by Carlos Maiques; from left to right: Guillem Cervera, María José Martínez de Pisón, Roman de la Calle (from behind) and Carmen Pardo, the day of the relay in the Board of Trustees, after the constitution meeting of the new Board of Trustees, in the restaurant La Coqueta in Calle Baja of Valencia.

Fourth Board of Trustees of La Posta Foundation

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Mrs. Natividad Navalón Blesa, President

Natividad Navalón Blesa (Valencia, 1961). PhD in Fine Arts, Professor head of department of Projects at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), Director of the research group New Sculptural Procedures, UPV, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Altea, member of the Board of Directors of the Instituto Seda España, member of the Scientific Committee of the BR:AC magazin. His work has been exhibited at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS), the Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM), the Spanish Museum of Contemporary Art and the Conde Duque Cultural Center in Madrid, the Girona Art Museum, the Bancaja Foundation, Centro del Carmen and Sala Parpalló in Valencia, Fundació Caixa de Pensions of Barcelona, Palau Solleric in Palma de Mallorca, Pablo Gargallo Museum in Zaragoza, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Casa de Velázquez and Fundación Telefónica in Madrid. And internationally at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington (USA); Ex Teresa Arte Actual Museum and Aristos University Gallery in Mexico City, Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara, Mexico, Visual Arts Development Center in Havana (Cuba), Cordoaria Nacional in Lisbon (Portugal), Mie Prefectural Art Museum in Japan; Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center and Wuhan Art Museum in China, MUMOK (Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wienen) and others. She has participated in Biennials such as the 12th Biennial of Havana, Cuba; Biennale Internazionale di Scultura Racconigi 2013, Torino, Italy; X International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Dakar, 2012, Senegal; I International Biennial of Casablanca, 2012, Morocco; III Biennial of the End of the World. Anthropocene, 2011, Ushuaia, Argentina; II Biennial of Valencia, 2003; VII Biennial of Havana, 2000, Cuba; BIENNALE ‘88, Giovani Artisti dell ’Europa e del Mediterraneo, Bologna (Italy); Universal Exhibition of Seville in 1992 and in the Universal Exhibition of Lisbon in 1998. Her work is part of collections in International Museums, Foundations, Institutions, Research Centers and private collections. Research projects: Center d’Art Contemporain d’Essaouira in Ifitri (Morocco); Valencian generalitat; Provincial Council of Valencia; Provincial Council of Alicante; Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum, Madrid; Research projects I + D + I Ministry of Education and Culture; Research projects Polytechnic University of Valencia. Articles published in indexed magazines and in art catalogs.

Mrs. Isabel Tejeda Martín, Vocal

Isabel Tejeda Martín (Madrid, 1967; resident in Alicante). She graduated in Art History from the University of Alicante in 1990; Doctorate studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts of San Carlos, Valencia, and PhD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) in 2009. She was director of the Eusebio Sempere Center, located in the Gravina Palace, headquarters of the Museum of Fine Arts of Alicante, between 1991 and 1995, and head of the Sala Verónicas and the Espacio AV de Murcia, between 1998 and 2010. She is a professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts from the University of Murcia since 2004. She was co-Director of the Master in Management of Historical and Cultural Heritage at the Complutense University of Madrid until 2012. Curator of exhibitions (Selection): Indefinite Territories. Discourses on the construction of female identity, at the ‘Juan Gil-Albert’ Institute in Alicante and Luis Adelantado Gallery in Valencia, 1995; Last wishes, Antoni Abad, Sala Verónicas, Murcia, 1998 (work acquired by MACBA for its collection), Tadeusz Kantor. The dead class, in the Sala Verónicas de Murcia, Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Prado de Valladolid and Museum of the University of Alicante (MUA), 2002-2003; Space, time and spectator. Installations and new media in the IVAM collections, Valencia, 2006-2007; Francesca Woodman, retrospective, at Espacio AV, Murcia, SMS Contemporanea, Siena, and Palazzo della Ragione, Milan, in 2009-2010; From Goya to the present day. Insights into the Banco de España collection, Musée Mohammed VI d’art moderne et contemporain, Rabat (Morocco), 2017-2018; A Setback. Half a century of Valencian artists (1929-1980), Valencia, IVAM, 2018; Curator of the MNCARS microsite: Outside the canon. The pop artists in the MNCARS collection, Madrid and Buenos Aires, 2020; As well as individuals from Ana Teresa Ortega, Marina Núñez, Cabello/Carceller, Rosa Martínez Artero, Alfonso Albacete, Liliana Porter, Mary Kelly, ORLAN, Eva Lootz, Anna Malagrida, Isidoro Valcárcel Medina, Javier Algarra, Jitka Hanzlova, Claudia Martínez, Enrique Marty and Greta Alfaro among others. Espais Prize and finalist for the Essay Prize of the Art and Law Foundation, 2005. Author of the book The exhibition montage as a translation, Fidelities, betrayals and findings in contemporary art since the 70s, Editorial Trama, Madrid, 2006. International Jury of the Cairo Biennial (Egypt), 2006; Jury of the National Prize of Plastic Arts of the Ministry of Culture 2009; and Jury of the Velázquez Prize of the Ministry of Culture, 2018.

Mr. Guillem Cervera Pascual, Secretary

Guillem Cervera Pascual (Valencia, 1959), holds a degree in Law from the University of Valencia, holds doctorate degrees in the Department of Urbanism of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, and obtains a PhD from the University of Barcelona in 2012. In the last phase of the research that gave rise to the thesis, on the obsolescence of the city, urban renewal and its link with growth, it focuses on the fact that in the field of urbanism the law has entrusted the production of legal effects to the planes ―a type of image―, when it is usually based on language, which guides its postdoctoral research towards the study of the image. In this context he founded La Posta, the Image Research Center. From this moment on, and in the context of his marriage to the international civil servant Barend-Renee Cornelisz, a Dutchman born in Batavia, Java Island, currently Indonesia, orients research towards the art of the territory in a theoretical framework of transculturality. He currently runs La Posta.