Iván Candeo (Caracas, 1983) currently lives and works in Barcelona, Spain. He has been part of an independent study group comprised of Venezuelan artists from different generations since 2004. In 2008, he obtained the title of Professor with a specialisation in Fine Art at the Instituto Pedagógico de Caracas. He graduated with a Masters in the History and Theory of Fine Art from the U.C.V. and with a Diploma in the Contemporary History of Venezuela from the Rómulo Betancourt Foundation. He has also carried out complementary studies in “experimental cinema” in the Aula Xcèntric at the CCCB in Barcelona and in 2018, was awarded a scholarship to study at the Laboratory of Contemporary Audiovisual Practices, Master LAV, in Madrid. He also participated in the artistic residency Lugar a Dudas, in Cali, Colombia. Some of his most notable recent solo exhibitions include: “Antes que, mientras que, más tarde”, Galería Carmen Araujo Arte, Caracas (2021); “NOVÆ ANDALUSIÆ. Observante inestable”, Alarcón Criado Gallery, Seville, Spain (2019) y “Sin Acto”, Carmen Araujo Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela (2018).