Alicia Framis is a multidisciplinary artist whose artistic practice focuses on different aspects of human existence within contemporary society. She studied at Barcelona University (BA), École de Beaux Arts Paris (BA), Institut d’Hautes Etudes Paris (MA), and Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam (MA). She has won both the Prix de Rome award and Spain’s Prix Lleida Contemporary Art. She exhibited internationally in renowned biennials (Venice 50th edition, Berlinale, Performa 09, Manifesta 2), museums (Kunsthalle Nurenberg, CREATIVETIME New, Museum Moderne Kunst Arnhem, La Frac Haute-Normandie, Ullens Center Contemporary Art Beijing, MACBA, Palais de Tokyo Paris), and her work is featured in numerous collections (Frac Lorraine, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, MUSAC de Castilla y Léon, Rabo Art Collection, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and Avalon Park New York). Her artistic practice recently resulted in her founding a new MA program, The Commoners’ Society, at the Sandberg Instituut. Mentors and frequent collaborators are Rirkrit Tiravanija, Lawrence Weiner, Dan Graham, and John Hejduk.