Anarquismos by Pablo Fidalgo, 2018
Pablo Fidalgo Lareo (Vigo, 1984) has written the poetry book La educación física (Pre-textos, 2010), selected by El Cultural among the five best books of poetry published in 2010 in Spain. In 2012, he has won the Injuve Poetry Award with the book La retirada. He has published the artist book El tiempo de las tragedias absurdas (Fundación Cuña-Casasbellas, 2012). In 2013, he published Mis padres: Romeo y Julieta (Pre-textos), that is going to be released in Portuguese in 2014 by Averno. His texts have been selected for several anthologies, and they have been translated into Portuguese, French, Polish, English and Persian. His short story ¿Qué quieren estas personas que llaman de madrugada? has been included in the anthology of new Spanish narrative Última temporada (Lengua de trapo, 2013).
As a solo artist he created the performance O estado salvaxe. Espanha 1939 (2013), that had been shown at different festivals in Spain, Portugal and Argentina and it will be on tour in 2014 and 2015. He is part of the project Sete anos, sete peças, a collaborative project directed by Claudia Dias. His piece for teenagers Só ha uma vida e nela quero ter tempo para construir-me e destruir-me, will be performed by Ana Borralho & Joao Galante, and will be part of Ciclo Panos at Culturgest (Lisbon).
He has been artist in residence at different creation centres as Centro CIA (Buenos Aires), Centro Cultural Vilaflor (Guimaraes), SOMA (Mexico DF), Centro Dramático Galego (Santiago de Compostela), Aula de Danza de la UAH-La Casa Encendida (Madrid), Cal Estruch (Sabadell), Bilbaoeszena-Festival Bad, Centro Párraga (Murcia), Azala (Álava) Lanimal a la esquena (Girona). His work has been featured in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Germany, Poland, Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Mexico.
Between 2004 and 2013, Pablo Fidalgo has been member of the theatre company La Tristura, which has performed five plays: La velocidad del padre, la velocidad de la madre; Años noventa. Nacimos para ser estrellas (Premio Injuve Propuestas Escénicas 2008, an award for young creation in performing arts), Actos de juventud (Escena Contemporánea 2010), Materia Prima (La Casa Encendida, 2011; nominee for the Max Theatre Awards as Best New Play) and El sur de Europa. Días de amor difíciles (Escena Contemporánea, 2013).
Fidalgo has collaborated with the artists Miguel Bonneville (¿Qué hacen a estas horas los coroneles?, 2014), Fon Román (Persona non grata, 2014), Uxía P. Vaello (Quiñones/Vaello, 2014) and Estefanía García (La democracia, 2009). He collaborates as independent curator for the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo and has been curator of Resistencias (2011) and Material memoria (2013-2014). Besides, he has been curator of El grado cero del teatro. Reescribir la historia desde la escena (Alhóndinga Bilbao, 2014) and he is consultant for several festivals. From 2014, he directs the project MARCO Escena. He directs the Festival Escenas do cambio. Festival de Inverno de teatro, danza e arte en acción. (Cidade da Cultura, Santiago de Compostela), since its first edition in 2015.He lives and works in Lisbon.