Cristina Checa IN RESiDENCE at the School Martí Pous

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Cristina Checa holds a degree in Technical Telecoms Engineering and a postgraduate qualification in Global Music Management and works at the intersection between music, creativity and technology. As a result of her interest in learning new things, she has worked in television, taught technology and music courses for children (Mobile Week BCN, Universitat Jaume I), collaborated on the project “The role of artists in the revolution of artificial intelligence”, together with Google Magenta during Sónar+D, performed cultural management and musical consultancy tasks and developed the “Maker Relations” in the last edition of the Maker Faire Barcelona, among other activities.

She is a singer and producer with the Desert musical duo, with which she has so far released Camins/Desert (2013), Envalira (2014) and Sense likes (2017) and, having presented her work in cultural spaces (such as La Casa Encendida and La Pedrera) and festivals (including Sónar, FIB and SXSW), she regularly composes music for the audiovisual sector (Telefònica, Barcelona Design Week, Vogue, etc.), makes trailers for videogames and collaborates with companies in the technology sector. She has also recently participated in the field of music therapy and the psychology of music.

Biography made in 2018

School Martí Pous

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It is participating for the first time in IN RESiDENCE, with a group of pupils in the second year of compulsory secondary education. 

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The Institut Martí Pous, which opened in 2017, is one of the range of cultural and educational amenities in the Fabra i Coats complex in Sant Andreu. This proximity to the Fàbrica de Creació, the Centre d’Art, the Ateneu l’Harmonia, the Biblioteca Ignasi Iglésias Can Fabra, the Taller de Músics and the Centre de Recursos Pedagògics Sant Andreu, among others, will help to showcase the importance of this school as a centre of cultural production. 

Presentation written in 2018

Participants

Students (2nd ESO)
Pol Cánovas Martorell, Paula Carballo Sedano, Gemma Carretero Rodrigo, Ian Domènech Chamorro, Souhaib El Cadi Touil, David Medina Mas, Sergi Ramos Palomino, Adrià Roig Ferro, Àlex Corbal Navarro, Cristina Mantoloan Valls, Anna Miquel Morales, Sergi Ustrell Casas, Sheila Bernat Rubio, Marina Campamar Manzanares, Mario Cervila Ventura, Dasha Dalmau Dos Anjos, Oriol Moreno Fuentes, Tana Roig, Arnau Serrano Suils and Laura Martínez

Teacher
Berta Baliu 

Curation and coordination
L'Afluent

Management
Institut de Cultura de Barcelona
Consorci d’Educació de Barcelona

Residence tied at Fabra i Coats - Fàbrica de Creació