Aranberri, Ibon

Itziar-Deba, Spain, 1969

Ibon Aranberri | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa



Born on May 16.


Begins studying fine arts at the Universidad del País Vasco, earning a degree in 1994.


Wins second prize in the XXXVI Certamen de Artistas Noveles de Guipúzcoa in San Sebastián.
Aranberri’s work is shown for the first time at AKA– Arriola Kultur Aretoa in Elorrio, Spain.


Receives a grant from the provincial government of Guipúzcoa.


Takes part in XIII Muestra de Arte Joven, organized by the Instituto Nacional de la Juventud in Madrid.


Receives a Juan de Otaola y Pérez de Saracho grant, awarded by the city of Basauri, Spain.
Espacio Abisal in Bilbao mounts the solo exhibition Ethnics.


Takes part in research program workshops at the Center for Contemporary Art in Kitakyushu, Japan. PresentstheexhibitionHome&CountryatCasaTorre de Ariz in Basauri, Spain.


The solo exhibitions Everything Is Decided and Light over Lemoniz are presented at Maeda Studio Exhibitions in Kitakyushu, Japan, and Consonni Bilbao, respectively.


Aranberri’s work is included in the exhibitions Gaur, hemen, orain at the Museo de Bellas Artes in Bilbao, Ironía at Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, and Here & Now at the Fukuoka Art Museum in Fukuoka, Japan.


Presents the exhibition Gaur-egun at Galería Trayecto in Vitoria, Spain.
Takes part in Manifesta 4 in Frankfurt.
His work is featured in the show Generación 2002, sponsored by Obra Social Caja Madrid.


Aranberri’s work is featured in Tranzakzio denbora = The Timing of Transaction at Arteleku in San Sebastián, Spain.
Accepted into the 2003–04 International Studio
Program at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in New York. 2004 Awarded the Casa de Velázquez grant by the French Ministry of Education.
Together with Iñaki Garmendia and Azucena Vieites, wins first prize in the Gure Artea competition, sponsored by the Basque government.

Awarded the Altadis Prize for the Plastic Arts. Aranberri’s work is included in the exhibitions How Do We Want to Be Governed? at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Tour-isms: The Defeat of Dissent at Fundació Antoni Tàpies in Barcelona, and Visa for Thirteen at P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center in New York.


Receives an artist-in-residence grant from the IASPIS International Artists Studio Program in Stockholm, where he develops the project (Ir.T. no. 513): Zuloa. Presents the solo exhibition Cavity at Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi in Berlin.


Presents the solo exhibition Mar del Pirineo at Galería Moisés Pérez de Albéniz in Pamplona.


The Kunsthalle Basel presents the solo exhibition Integration.
Takes part in Documenta 12 in Kassel, Germany, and Chacun à son goût at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.


The solo exhibition Disorder opens at the Frankfurter Kunstverein (Germany).
Participates in the shows There Is No Road, at LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial in Gijón, Spain, and Greenwashing, at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, Italy.
His work is included in the film and video program Una estaca en el lodo, un hoyo en la cinta. El campo expandido del Land Art, 1968–2008, organized by CA2M – Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo in Móstoles, Madrid.


His work is part of the group exhibition Cambio de aceite, at the Pepe Cobo y Cía. art gallery in Madrid.


Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid presents the exhibition Ibon Aranberri. Gramática de meseta.
His work is part of the exhibitions Ars Itineris at Museo do Mar de Galicia in Vigo, Spain, and Desplazamientos, at Arts Santa Mònica in Barcelona, Spain.


Fundació Antoni Tàpies organizes the show Ibon Aranberri. Organogramme, bringing together past series and more recent works created especially for this exhibition.


Participates in the Busan Biennale in South Korea, under the theme Garden of Learning.
His work is selected for Lugares en pérdida, an exhibition held at Centro Huarte de Arte Contemporáneo in Navarre, Spain


Following his participation in the residency program Production-in-Residence 2011, he exhibits his work at the Baltic Art Center in Visby, Sweden.


The Secession Building in Vienna organizes the exhibition Finite Location.


His work is on view in Moving Image Contours: Points for a Surrounding Movement, exhibition housed in Tabakalera – International Center for Contemporary Culture in Donostia/San Sebastián.


Obstáculos para la renovación opens at Galería Elba Benítez in Madrid.
Creates intervention Makina eskua da at Museo de la Industria Armera in Eibar, in the context of San Sebastián as European Capital of Culture 2016.


A show devoted to his work, Common Practices, is held at Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi in Berlin.
His work can be seen in a number of exhibitions, including Stimulants: Circulation and Euphoria, at Tabakalera – International Center for Contemporary Culture in Donostia/San Sebastián, and Arte para pensar la nueva razón del mundo. Colección del MNCARS, held at Museos de la Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (MUNTREF) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


The first edition of the project Museo bikoitza at San Telmo Museoa in Donostia/San Sebastián has Aranberri as its guest artist.
His work is part of Subespecies de almacén, an exhibition of Galería CarrerasMugica in Bilbao.


Exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu in Japan.