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Jorge Mañes Rubio

Born in Madrid in 1984, Jorge is an award winning visual artist based in Amsterdam. He graduated in Design Products from the Royal College of Art London in 2010, where he confirmed his tireless eager to travel beyond the usual scopes of design. In 2014 he obtained the prestigious TED fellowship. His work explores the unseen. Forgotten places and stories inspire him to create artworks that reimagine and revive these sites as attention-worthy destinations, shining light on social, political or environmental issues from an alternative perspective. Rubio has been a guest lecturer at several international conferences such as TED2014 Vancouver, TEDxMadrid, FRAME Amsterdam or DDW Eindhoven. His work has been exhibited worldwide in galleries, museums and art centers.