Debra, Espinosa
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Born in Alicante, Spain

Lives & works in Barcelona, Spain

Studied set design, costumes and lighting for theater at the School of Dramatic Arts in Barcelona (Institut del Teatre), and an MA in Urban Design.

With 10 years of experience in designing sets and costumes for theater, my research is now focused on privacy related work, focusing it from different perspectives. Working whenever possible from the memory of the collective.

For years I have worked through those emotions and hidden memories, through formats such as theatrical drama, characterization of characters, painting and video art; art has help to work my naked self.

I feel special attraction for urban, site-specific art and public art. Public space is a great stage on which to dialogue about humanity, its weaknesses, its strengths and the imprint that inevitably leaves on space.

Through the series of projects I started under the name of INTIMACY, I jumped the personal barrier to work in the collective field.

2012-Currently

Research on political influences in American cinema between the years 20 and 70, under the title “American Way of life, now in theaters!”

University of Barcelona

2011

Master in Urban Design: Art, City and Society

University of Barcelona

2008

Master in Asian & Pacific Studies

University of Barcelona

2007

Master in Documentary 

Specialized in production, I made the production of the documentary “Més que un joc” directed by Santiago Vallado.

Film School, ECIB

2007

Bachelor in Performing Arts 

Specialized in Stage, Costume and Light Design.

The Theatre Institute, Barcelona

2006

Bachelor Degree in Performing Arts, Erasmus Mundus Scholarship 

Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre.

Akademie múzických umění v Praze, Czech Republic

2002

Bachelor Degree in Performing Arts, Erasmus Mundus Scholarship 

Department of Stage Design for the Theater / Set Design for Film i TV.

Accadmia Albertina di Belle Arti di Torino, Italy

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