January 27, 6 p.m.

Jose Ramón Ais








(Bilbao, 1971) Artist. Graduated in Fine Arts from the EHU/UPV Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea /University of the Basque Country, he has completed his training with studies in garden design.

His work can be considered as a reflection and analysis on concepts related to the construction and representation of the landscape. He is interested in exploring the emotional links and the ways in which stories, ideologies, desires and utopias are projected onto nature.

His exhibitions include “Tratado de Paz” at the Didam in Bayonne curated by Pedro G. Romero, “Nada temas dice ella” at the Museo Nacional de Escultura in Valladolid curated by Rosa Martinez, “Natural pas natural” at the Frac Corse, “La verdadera noche” at Azkuna Zentroa in Bilbao, PhotoEspaña, the solo exhibition “Parque natural” at the Jardín Botánico in Madrid. He has done several artistic residencies such as “Artista X Artista” in Havana, ART OMI in New York and at the Real Academia de España in Rome.



The garden-studio as a place of experimentation. I consider my work as an analysis of concepts related to the idea of landscape and if we understand landscape as an image, I am interested in analyzing all the mechanisms of construction of that image.

In my work processes I research on different systems of representation, devices, ideas, historical and scientific references, beliefs, myths and concepts that have been projected on nature throughout history until creating contemporary visions of landscape.

My artistic practice has led me to creative processes where fieldwork and image post-production techniques are combined with the cultivation and observation of the plants I work with.

Jose Ramón Ais


See on line: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdtpI2AZkXk