Rosa Lleó

Rosa Lleó (Barcelona, ​​1980) is a curator and director, since April 2014, of the small-scale organization The Green Parrot in Barcelona, Spain. Since its opening, it has established itself as a reference space in the city with a collection of exhibitions, publications and activities with local and international artists such as Oriol Vilanova, Shana Moulton, Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Basim Magdy, Lúa Coderch, Teresa Solar, among others. She is currently a resident curator at the Fundació Antoni Tàpies where she prepares an individual exhibition of the Brazilian artist Ana Vaz. He has also collaborated with institutions such as MACBA and during 2013 he was part of the Curatorlab research program (Konstfack University, Stockholm). He has also curated exhibitions and projects at ARCO Madrid (2018), Fundaçao Iberé Camargo, Porto Alegre (2018), Art-o-Rama Marseille (2016), Can Felipa – Museu de l’Empordà (2014) Sant Andreu Contemporani (2011). Formerly appointed as editor at Actar and as editorial assistant at Afterall magazine (London). He writes occasionally for newspaper supplements and other magazines, in addition to teaching at the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona.

Finissage of the project “An Oceanic Feeling”, with OPAVIVARÁ! and other participants. Running at the Fundació Antoni Tàpies and at the Community Center of Barceloneta, in Barcelona.
Exhibition view of “Wild Things” with June Crespo, Patrick Hough and Ana Franceschini. The Green Parrot, Barcelona.
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  1. […] Rosa Lleo lives and works in Barcelona where, for the last five years, she has been running a project called The Green Parrot. It began as a space in 2016 because Lleo felt that the city needed something that was not an institution or a commercial gallery. The space itself was a second floor apartment in the center of the city – Lleo describes it as a humble space. She began with no funding but over time built up a donor base. The program has grown and evolved over time, establishing itself firmly within the arts scene in Barcelona. The political upheaval in Spain has disrupted the project to some extent. To hear more about this, and about the project itself, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Rosa Lleo lives and works in Barcelona where, for the last five years, she has been running a project called The Green Parrot. It began as a space in 2016 because Lleo felt that the city needed something that was not an institution or a commercial gallery. The space itself was a second floor apartment in the center of the city – Lleo describes it as a humble space. She began with no funding but over time built up a donor base. The program has grown and evolved over time, establishing itself firmly within the arts scene in Barcelona. The political upheaval in Spain has disrupted the project to some extent. To hear more about this, and about the project itself, listen to the complete interview. […]