Miss. Alba García-Martínez
Miss. Alba García-Martínez (Alba Refulgente) works and lives in Badalona, a residential city near Barcelona, an aspect that has influenced her artistic career. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona, where she completed her studies with a Master's Degree in Artistic Creation, both with honorable mention. She has just finished her PhD on the game as an artistic medium in the same University with the FPU scholarship for young researchers and teaches several subjects of sculptural processes in it. Her artistic work is born from everyday life, between the relationship of the population with their objects. She is currently working with toys found in the trash. She has been awarded with several prizes such as the Werner Töni or the Microresidencia in the Cuauht of Azuqueca. She has permanent work at the U Arts Space of Chengdu (China) and La Doce de Boiro (A Coruña, Spain). She is curator of the NEGOCIO exhibition winner of the III Buit Blanc at the CC Las Cigarreras de Alicante (2018).
Ms. Amber Duivenvoorden
Amber Duivenvoorden is a third year PhD researcher in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Her research centres around how the nuances of a minority culture can be retained when writing fiction in the English language. As part of her PhD, she is writing a collection of short stories about Malta, with particular focus on how the country’s political concerns have developed from post-war to contemporary times. Her work has been published in the Bristol Short Story Prize 2017, the internationally refereed postgraduate journal antae,The Transnational Journal and in hic et nunc.