Martí Madaula Esquirol (Sabadell, 1996) He holds a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona and a Master of Visual Arts from the LUCA School of Arts of Ghent, Belgium. In 2019, he received the Extraordinary Prize of Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona. In 2021, he was awarded a prestigious “la Caixa” Foundation fellowship to study an MFA in Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he currently studies. His last film, “The Living Wardrobe”, had its World Premiere at Visions du Réel 2024, one of the most important documentary and non-fiction film festivals in the world. He published his first book, “Com Conquerir l’Espai” (“How to Conquer Space”), thanks to the Art Jove 2020 Creation Grant and the support of the Centre d’Art La Panera. He has shown his work in solo exhibitions such as “Tough, Reliable and Almost Cuddly” (SITE 280 Gallery in Chicago, 2023), “To Recover the Bedsheets from Manchester” (Museum of Sabadell, 2021), “Stronger than Air, Thinner than Ice” (Astronomical Observatory of UGent, 2019) or “How to Conquer Space” (Kolder Gent, 2019). He has also taken part in group shows such as “La Tèrmica LAB” (Roca Umbert Fàbrica de les Arts, 2017), “Tots els llocs parlen de tu” (Sala d’Art Jove, 2018), and “Per Capítols. EN RESiDÈNCiA a La Capella” (La Capella de Barcelona, 2022), among others.