Agustin Roba

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Agustin Roba

48 LINKLEA CLOSE, BARNET, LONDON, NW9 5GT, UK 07931 783 581
agustinroba@hotmail.com

PROFILE
Photographer with a BA (Hons.), coupled with experience as a Curator.
Planning and organising shows both in the media and the art world.
A confident, creative and enthusiastic individual with a committed attitude to any innovative projects.
Fluent in Spanish and English and able to work effectively using own initiative, whilst appreciating the importance of good teamwork.
Experienced on Photoshop with knowledge of Quark Express.

CAREER HISTORY

2001 WORLD OF WONDER, LONDON, UK Still Photography Director
 Responsible for the image manipulation of stills for Channel 5 TV program “Britain’s Bitchiest Babes” 2000 ENTREFOTOS 2000, Madrid, Spain Exhibiting Photographer
 Travelled around England photographing private collections of stuffed animals
 Processed and printed the photos
 Designed the space to display my photos where the public could view and buy my work

2000 WACGALLERY, Southbank, London SE1
Curator/Exhibiting Photographer
 Responsible for the organisation of a multimedia show for 4 artists (video, photography, performance)
 Constructs timetables, plan schedules, including team-working plans to include external assistance
 Organise the filming of the show for the BBC
 To find sponsorship for publicity and catering for opening night

1999-2000 WATERLOO ACTION CENTRE, London Curator/Millennium Arts Manager
Assistan
 Researching and collecting photographs of the area from various sources – local Archive Libraries and the community
 Curator and adjudication of an exhibition
 Tutor in Art and Photography Workshops
 Designing publicity materials
 Relating and presenting information on the show and exhibits

1999 MANCHESTER LESBIAN AND GAY MARDI GRAS Artistic Coordinator/Photographer
 Originate the ideas for a National publicity campaign
 Create different images for different areas of publicity
 Responsible for fund-raising initiatives
 Selection and contracting of make-up artists, stylists and graphic designers
 Continually monitor the quality and input for those participating
 Organise a photo-shoot at Manchester Airport by liasing with authorities and employing security

1999 ARTS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (APM) – “MILLENIUM DOME” PROJECT
Head of Project Photography
 Commissioned to prepare and photograph a workshop for teenagers in Bury
 Tutoring on the applications and development of photography
 Edit the work and co-ordinate a team for a multi-media show at the Dome
 Select locations for photographic shoots

1999 MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY Curator
 Responsible for the organisation of the Communication Media Degree Shows
 Liaising closely with the Tutors and students in the form of various committees
 Attending to students with special requirements for their show
 Promoting the shows through press releases and other publicity materials
 Organising a photographic print sales and catalogue

1998-1999 AYTOUN GALLERY
Assistant Curator
 Organising a long term show and keeping the interest going
 Selecting artists (13) from an open submission and commission new work
 Responsible for organising publicity including approaching sponsors
 Requisition of materials for artists
 Collating guest list and preparing invitations for the opening

1998-1999 PULP MAGAZINE
Stylist/Photographer
 Collaborating with a team on overall design and concept of the layout for the fashion pages
 Organising fashion shoots

1997-1999 MANCHESTER CITY FOOTBALL CLUB
Merchandise Photographer
 Shooting on location or studio based in collaboration with footballers and professional models

1998 EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF DESIGN
Photographer/Stylist
 Commissioned to create and photograph a visual concept and style for the ‘Fashion Designer of The Year’ collection
 Exhibited at the Italian Consulate in Madrid, Nov ’98

1997-1998 ELENA CANCER – Jewellery Designer
Photographer
 Annual Jewellery collection

1997 OSCAR J GUIMAREY – Fashion Designer
Photographer/Stylist
 Created a ‘one off book’ – conception and photography of an art book showing the Designer’s 1997 collection.
 Commissioning models, make-up artists and graphic designers

EDUCATION & TRAINING
2000 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE – CERTIFICATE – Proficiency English
KENGSINTON AND CHELSEA COLLEGE – LOCN- Photoshop – Level I-III
1999 CERTIFICATE – Advance Internet Training - Level III - ‘Getting on Line’
1996-1999 MANCHESTER METROPOLITIAN UNIVERSITY - BA (Hons) Photography - First
1994-1996 BRUNEL COLLEGE, Bristol - BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA – Art & Design – Distinction
1995 UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL - COURSE – ‘Ask Your Eyes’ - investigating the criteria to be applied when studying different media of visual arts

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
* Bilingual Spanish/English * Full Driving Licence
* Non Smoker * Excellent References Available

 

 

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