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Martín Garber

Barcelona (Spain)
Architect and programmer of audiovisual cycles on architecture and the city

Martín Garber Salzberg (Buenos Aires, 1975) has been living in Barcelona since 1978. He studied Architecture at the School of Architecture of the Vallés (ETSAV) and has worked in different architects’ studios on Barcelona, including Bach Arquitectes and that of Josep Llinàs. He also works independently as an architect and has been awarded prizes and Special Mentions in several competitions. In addition, he programmes audiovisual cycles on architecture and the city. Since 2010, he has headed Ojo Cónico, an entity which organises public screenings of documentaries showing the processes of urbanisation and transformation of the contemporary city. In 2010, he programmed the film cycle Urbanoscopio (Barcelona) and, since 2011, he has organised Ecumenópolis, a permanent series of screenings and debates held every month at the headquarters of the Catalonia College of Architects (COAC). He has also programmed audiovisual sessions for institutions such as the Media Library of the CaixaForum Barcelona and the Polytechnical Foundation of Catalonia (FPC), and has taken part in activities related with film and architecture at the Filmoteca of Catalonia and the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB). In addition he has been a jury member in several international competitions, such as the Arquiteturas Film Festival in Lisbon (2014) and the Dedalo Minosse Prize of Vicenza (2014). Since 2014, he has been writing critical pieces on audiovisual work related with the European city for the UrbanScope section of this website.

[Last update: December 2014]