Virginia de Diego (Madrid, 1983) is Curator and Visual Artist. Ph.D. in Fine Arts – “Archaeology and Destruction in Contemporary Art Practices”– she combines her artistic work with her with her project Sandwich Mixto (an artist space devoutly dedicated to publishing as an artistic practice, based in Madrid; Spain) apart from her lessons as professor.
She has curated ‘Ya no nos importa’ (‘We don’t care anymore’), a project granted for ‘Se Busca Comisario’ program by Comunidad de Madrid in 2018. In 2020 she will curate the solo show ‘José Quintanilla: Follies’ at Museo del Romanticismo (Madrid) and ‘Alles ist Temperatur’, a group show.
She has worked with Jana Leo and Lara Almárcegui for Test Madrid and ‘Madrid Abierto’; her fist group exhibition was ‘Circuitos’ in 2006. In 2012 she had her first solo show at PhotoEspaña with Ich bin eine Ruine,previously granted by Comunidad de Madrid. Exhibited again in 2015 in ‘Inéditos’ at Casa Encendida (Madrid) and in ‘Do It With Others’ at Centro Centro (Madrid). In 2015 her project Clear the Path! was granted by Nida Art Colony (Lithuania), Taller Omnivoros and Injuve Madrid. She has just presented her last photo project Ping Pong, with the Austrian Artist Julia Gaisbacher. This same year she created the photobook It Means Nothing to Me (Oh, Vienna), together with the Austrian Artist Niko Havranek, granted by Bildrecht Wien and published by Pool Publishing.