Barcelona, Spain, 1967.
She studied fine arts at the Universidad de Barcelona and the École de Beaux Arts de Paris. She holds two master’s degrees, one from the Institut d’Hautes Etudes, Paris and another from Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam.
She is a multidisciplinary artist whose creations mix architecture, design, fashion and gastronomy. She is known for her performances in which she solicits the public’s participation. Her work focuses on different aspects of human existence, especially contemporary urban society. She looks at social dilemmas, developing new approaches and proposing solutions. She frequently creates platforms for social interaction through interdisciplinary collaboration with other artists and specialists in different fields.
In 1997, Framis won the Rome Award and in 2000 she won the Lleida Contemporary Art Award. Her work has been exhibited at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris in 2002; the Centro de Arte de Santa Mónica in Barcelona in 2008; the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China in 2010; the La Frac Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France in 2012; the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, The Netherlands in 2013; and at MUSAC, León, Spain in 2014.
Her work was exhibited at the Berlin Biennale in 2001 and she represented The Netherlands in the Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2003. She also participated in Manifesta 2 in Luxembourg in 1998 and Performa 09, New York in 2009.
Framis’ work is included in numerous permanent collections, including the FRAC Lorraine Collection in France; Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst in Switzerland; Boijmans van Beuningen Museum in The Netherlands; MUSAC de Castilla y León in Spain; Rabo Colección de Arte and the Stedelijk Museum Collection in the Netherlands.
She is also working with the European Space Agency on a project with other scientists, astronauts, architects, artists and engineers on how to carry art and culture into space.
She has worked in Barcelona and Paris. She current lives in Amsterdam.
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