Currently, Andrea is engaged in research exploring an historical failed plan for a transnational infrastructure connecting The Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, and France. Her investigation delves into the project's relationship with the geopolitical developments of Europe and its connections to colonialism from the 1600s to our era.
She co-hosts the radio show Vampires Can't Have Anything, on vampires in contemporary visual culture, at Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee.
She often collaborates with Juanito Jones providing creative consulting services for brands.
Andrea González Garrán is involved in several artistic platforms:
Home Cinema, a platform dedicated to screening and streaming art films. In this role, she actively curates film programs and organises experimental screenings, with the current research focus of Home Cinema revolving around Dreams.
She is a regular contributor at Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee, an online radio platform dedicated to the arts. Within this capacity, she regularly hosts shows that center around contemporary visual arts, collaborating with organisations such as Sonic Acts, Rozenstraat, and the Rietveld Academy.
As a member of fanfare Amsterdam, she contributes to curating and facilitating a public program that explores experimental communication and its intersections with design, visual arts and architecture.
She has written texts for PARK The Magazine, Zelda, Venice Architecture Biennale, Yorokobu, Pasajes Arquitectura y Crítica, Revista Arquitectura COAM, Fundación Arquia, Teatrón, Programa sin créditos, among others.
She has been teaching regularly at EtsaMadrid, and has been a guest tutor at Gerrit Rietveld Academie, University of Alicante, University of Alcalá, Sandberg Instituut, University of Nebraska Lincoln, IEDMadrid, AA London, Universidad San Pablo Ceu.
Recently, Andrea was a resident researcher at Radio Relativa in 2023, where she focussed on studying the circular urban highway M-30. Her research examines the highway's interplay with the politics and urban development of Madrid over the past century.
Andrea González Garrán´s 2020 film Es Imposible No Puede Ser has been recently screened in Autocine Madrid Race, La Casa Encendida, Cineteca Matadero, Filmhuis Den Haag and Cinema Gallegiante in Venice.
She was part of Ultradependent Public School at Bak, Utrecht on April 2023.
During 2022, she was busy with Damos vueltas en la noche y somos consumidas por el fuego, a work in collaboration with Eva Geist showing in La Casa Encendida until September 18th, 2022. Also designing Revista Pasarela, Bosque Real 2022 , and diving into FLUSH. She was part of the group show Todo lo que era sólido se desvanece en el aire, on view until February 2022 at Sala de Arte Joven de la Comunidad de Madrid.
On summer 2021 she presented A film without a film in festival Domingo, at La Casa Encendida, Madrid. With Elif Özbay, she was an artist in residence for Iban oscuro por entre las sombras. She designed the book Trémula for Javi Cruz´s solo show at CA2M.
Some time ago, she provoked an accident at Centro Centro, Madrid. She developed the visual identity of Bosque Real 2019. She organized Parkineo at Matadero Madrid together with Paula García–Masedo and Lorenzo García Andrade.
She was radio host, creative director and content producer on the experimental podcast radio station RACA, which blurs the limits between architecture and contemporary culture. Within RACA she developed the first international podcast congress: MAGIC, in collaboration with Lorenzo García – Andrade, and published the book Magical Thinking together with Futuro Studio. RACA was presented in Superhumanity at Fundación Telefónica within the context of the VI Istambul Biennial, and featured in Celebración edited by Programa sin Créditos. Most People Guard and Keep, a project in collaboration with the performing arts online platform Teatrón was part of Gelatina, at La Casa Encendida, Madrid.
With Paula García–Masedo, she was an artist in residence of La Colmena in 2018, working on Can interfere with Breathing and Speaking. They covered and uncovered Twin Gallery in Gotelé for their first solo show in 2017.
In summer 2017, she went on the search of a hundred sports pavilions that had been replicated in Castilla La Mancha, in the project En Castilla la Mancha hay más de cien polideportivos iguales with Íñigo Barrón. This project has been featured in several media, and presented at the Injuve Awards exhibition.
She was an as editor in chief, editorial designer and content manager in 255, experimental architecture publication. Editorial and visual identity designer in DPA Prints. Member of the communication team and designer in Teatro Pradillo. Editorial and visual identity designer for the exhibition En los cantos nos diluimos at Sala de Arte Joven de la Comunidad de Madrid. Editorial designer in The Way Things Go, a curatorial project by Paula García–Masedo presented at Monoambiente, Buenos Aires and Sociología Ordinaria, at Medialab Prado, Madrid.
Levantinismo: Edificio España Ciudad de Vacaciones, her final thesis project in Architecture, has been published in AD, Plataforma Arquitectura, among others, and was featured in the Spanish pavilion at the VI Venice Architecture Biennale. Levantinistic Beats, its spin-off in collaboration with Juanito Jones, activated SAUNA CLOUD, a project by Carlos Monleón at Matadero Madrid. She started this research in 2014 during her residency Proyecto Vacaciones at Matadero Madrid together with Jonás de Murias.
Recent talks and presentations
2023 Vampire urbanism, talk
Efecto Doppler, Radio 3, Spanish National Radio, ES
2022 Circle of images, talk
Convivia Talks, TU Wien, AT
2022 A film without a film, performative talk
Festival Secuencia, Fabra I Coats, Barcelona, ES
2021-22 Es imposible, No puede ser, screenings:
Festival Ensems, Valencia, ES
Glued and Screwed, Filmhuis Den Haag, Den Haag, NL
Cinema Gallegiante, Venice, ITA
100ve, Venice, ITA
La Misma Lluvia, Festival Márgenes, Matadero Madrid, Madrid, ES
Autocine Madrid Race, Madrid, ES
Luces en la noche, You got to get in to get out, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES
2022 Ir a buscar vampiros donde faltan las imágenes, talk
Circuitos de Artes plásticas de la Comunidad de Madrid, Autocine Madrid Race, Madrid, ES
2021 Circles in time, artist talk
In Search of Lost Time, symposium, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, NL
2021 On publishing
Master in Architecture, ETSAM, Madrid, ES
2021 A film without a film, performative talk
Festival Domingo, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES
2020 Recent work, talk
Park – The Magazine launch, Ivory Press, Madrid, ES
2018 Soy una torre Kio
Scientific outreach sessions, Torres Kio, Madrid, ES
2018 Al final hay fuego, talk
Superhumanity, Design of the Self, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, ES
Recent published work
2023 CURVA RAS, (2019-ongoing) series of radio shows
2023 The urban space of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, article
Fundación Arquia architecture magazine
2023 Radios: M-30, series of radio shows
2022 Vampires Cant Have Anything, text
2021 Ok Blood, podcast
Tales of the Geogoth, La Casa Encendida Radio
2021 Please, Use our Hands, text
Love Spells & Rituals for Another World
2018 There are more than a hundred repeated sports pavillions in Castilla La Mancha, book
2020 Minimal Transmissions, tools based on sound
Madrid School of Fine Arts
2019 The one hundred sports centres copied in Castilla La Mancha and other copies: A brief story of the copy in Spain, article
Park The Magazine
Programme without credits in celebration mode, Ediciones Asimétricas
2019 You got to get in to get out, chapter
Critical exteriorities, Brumaria
2018 The Kop, article
Becoming: Catalogue of the Spanish Pavillion of the Venice Architecture Biennalle 2018, Fundación Arquia
2023 Guest tutor
Master in Architecture and Communication
ETSAM, Madrid, ES
2023 Workshop mentor
Design Department Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, NL
2022 Workshop mentor
Medialab Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, NL
2022 Guest tutor
Department for Architecture Theory and Philosophy, TU Wien, AT
2022 Guest tutor
Instituto Europeo di Design, Madrid, ES
2021 Workshop mentor
Graphic Design, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2021 Workshop mentor
Sandberg Instituut Design Department, Amsterdam, NL
2019 Guest tutor
Making Futures Bauhaus +, Summer School, UDK, Zuloark and Raumlabor.
Haus der Statistiek, Berlin, DE
2018 Guest tutor
University of Alicante, Alicante, ES
Simulacciones, Especulacciones, Aural.
Experimental courses on Architectural Communication,
Master and degree in Architecture and Communication, ETSAM, Madrid, ES
2023 Master in Arts and Design
Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, NL
2017-18 Curating The Present
La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES
2017-18 PrePHD Position in Architecture Communication
Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid, Madrid, ES
2008-16 Degree and Master in Architecture (With Honors)
Superior Technical School of Architecture, Madrid, ES