Pau Alekumsalaam is a Spanish Designer. His research is based on the areas of graphic arts and new media technology. Pau was born in Barcelona in 1989. In his early college days, he was geared towards the Bio field in hopes to become a dentist. He then realized that life is too short to have your hands inside the mouth of other people so he finally studied Social Science at Jesuites de Casp and continued his education at Elisava School of Design and Engineering, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in a B.A. Graphic Design. He has been working in several agencys such as Cline Davis & Mann, Bubblegum or Do not disturb. After that, he won an European Prize, to develope a new media cartography project with Istituto Europeo di Design, in Milan. Is the founder of the urban platform Persianes Lliures and 3DNeighbours art collective.

Work Samples

  • Nankin Lab

  • Rebuilding Destruction

  • 9969 Braille Brand

Work History

  • Researcher in Residence

    • IED | Istituto Europeo di Design
    • Oct 2012 - Feb 2013 (4 months)

    Developing the project Exitium Milano with IED, Studio Azzurro, Klaus Fruchtnis media artist and Fabbrica del Vapore, within the FDV Residency program curated by Careof DOCVA in Milan.

    www.exitiumilano.blogspot.it

  • Founder & Creative Chef

    • Arbusto Films
    • Sep 2011 - Nov 2012 (1 year 2 months)

    Arbusto Films (Bush Films) was launch with the mission to be a tool for our immediate environment to make good online videos. We don't expect to grow. We like what we do, and how we do it.

    www.arbusto.org

  • Professional Whistler & Conceptual Midwife

    • Agencia Bubblegum
    • Nov 2011 - Feb 2012 (3 months)

    Working in a great team doing advertising for healtcare companies such as: Abott, Almirall and Merial. Learning that work can keep you out of bed until 8:00 a.m.

    www.bubblegum.es

  • Founder

    • Persianes Lliures
    • Jan 2010 - Feb 2012 (2 years 1 month)

    "Persianes lliures"(Free shutters) is a platform that tries to free public spaces in order to give them an exposititory use. The aim of this project is to encourage citizens and neighbourhoods to provide spaces to give urban artists the freedom to express themselves.

    www.persianeslliures.com

  • Internship as a Content and Glass Refiller

    • Cline Davis & Mann
    • Oct 2011 - Nov 2011 (1 month)
  • Graphic Designer

    • Productora Luzinema
    • Jun 2008 - Jan 2011 (2 years 7 months)

    Working as a graphic and web designer. Fall in love of your client will be the shortest way to the success.

Education

  • University of Michigan

    • Social Network Analysis Course
    • 2013 - 2013

    Random network models: Erdos-Renyi and Barabasi-Albert Network centrality Community structure Small world network models, optimization, strategic network formation and search Contagion, opinion formation, coordination and cooperation Unusual applications of SNA SNA and social media + leftover topic of network resilience

  • Elisava School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona

    • Bachelor's degree Design
    • 2008 - 2012
  • University of Arts of Ljubljana, Slovenia

    • Exchange Program Visual Comunication and Design
    • 2010 - 2011

Specialties

Awards

Laus Bronze estudiants 2011 Projecte lliure Laus Bronze professionals 2011 Projecte Audiovisual Gold ASPID 2012 (in Bubblegum) Silver ASPID 2012 (in Bubblegum) Sonar Festival 2010 Galerja of Arts and Design of Ljubljana 2011 Arts Libris 2011

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