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Axel Straschnoy


Born Buenos Aires, 1978. He studied with Mónica Girón and Miguel Harte in Buenos Aires and was a visiting student in Kuvataideakatemia, Helsinki. He holds a bachelor degree in Art History from Universidad de Buenos Aires. He took part in the Ricardo Rojas Cultural Center's visual art seminar (scolarship) in 2005. He showed individually in Galería Dabbah Torrejón, Buenos Aires in 2006 ( Los Proyectos Medley Taller Boceto) and in MAA-TILA, Helsinki in 2007 (Camera). He took part in the following group shows (selection): Nefelibatas (Museo de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, 2002), Territorios Ocupados (Fundación Telefónica , 2004), Urban Pedestals (Copenhagen, 2007). In 2005 he was awarded the first prize in arteBA-Petrobras Visual Arts Prize and in April 2007 he was named Artist of the Month by FRAME, Finnish Fund for Art Exchange. He has been selected to take part in the Le Pavillon program in Palais de Tokyo in 2008/9. He lives and works in Helsinki and Buenos Aires.