Art for the Environment International Artist in Residency Programme Award, Launched by University of the Arts London, Chair of Art and the Environment: Lucy Orta, in conjunction with Joya: arte + ecología, Spain; Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Alberta Canada; The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK; KHOJ International Artist's Association, New Delhi, India; Domaine de Boisbuchet, Design Architecture Nature, Lessac France. Associazione Cultural dello Scompiglio, Lucca, Italy.
Double Self Split, an exhibition by NYC artist Melissa Marks, curated by Joya: arte + ecología. Double Self Split bridged place and history, the Castillo de Vélez-Blanco in conversation for the first time with the Metropolitan Museum in New York
Art for the Environment International Artist in Residency Programme Award, Launched by University of the Arts London, Chair of Art and the Environment: Lucy Orta, in conjunction with Joya: arte + ecología, Spain; Fondazione Zegna, Italy; The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK; Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, USA; and The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK
Dew Catchers, in collaboration with Anna Macleod
Launch of Los Gázquez: a land ecology generator research project, developed with Enrique Doblas Miranda (scientific coordinator with CREAF The Centre for Forest Ecology Research and Applications and the MENFRI network) and José María Civantos (Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Coordinator of the MEMOLA project).
Address to the 16th Conference of Conservation in Contemporary Art at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte, Reina Sofía, Madrid.
Encuentro de Arte y Ecología #2 at Cortijada Los Gázquez.
Contributors: Lucia Loren – artist Spain, Anna Macleod – artist Ireland, Daniel Conde Villa – Ecologistas en Acción Spain, Aletta de Jong – artist Holland, José Domingo Lentisco – historian Spain, Encarnacíon Navarro – archeologist Spain, Dietmar Roth – Commonland Foundation Spain, Bureau of Linguistical Reality • Heidi Quante and Alicia Escott – artists USA, Andrew Welch – artist/explorer/programmer UK, Ruben Briongos – artist/beekeeper Spain, José María Martín Civantos – Coordinator of the MEMOLA Project Spain, Lorena Álvarez – artist/musician Spain, Sandra Moreno Cadena – Peasants’ Rights Coordinator at SOC-LVC Spain, Paola Requena Toulouse and Victor Bravo – classical guitar recital. Spain
Publication of La Revista Vélezana
The New World Art Prize, recipient Ian Andrews. Awarded two-month residency at Joya: AiR
Encuentro de Arte y Ecología #1 at Cortijada Los Gázquez.
Contributors: Simon Beckmann, Dr. Enrique Doblas-Miranda – biologist Spain, Yamandú Canosa – artist Uruguay, Alfonso Chico de Guzman – farmer Spain, Dr. Brian Beckers – landscape archeologist Germany, Luce Choules – artist UK, Elisabeth Jackson – artist UK, Andrew Welch – artist-explorer UK, University of Granada, Facultad de Bellas Artes: María Cano, Hiba Merhi, David Pérez, Marco Ranieri, Sigrid Holmwood – artist UK, Anna Macleod – Irish artist, Alicia García-Andrés González – conservator Spain, Andrés Fajardo Sánchez – Spain, Carol Hummel – artist USA, Paola Requena Toulouse and Victor Bravo – musicians Spain
Conference ‘Artists Mobility and Residency Programmes – Opportunities and Challenges’, organised by Art Motile at the Contemporary Art Museum of A Coruña (MAC), in Galicia, Spain
Joya: arte + ecología award; TOMA! Recipient Anna Macleod
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) London. ‘Sistemas Efímeros’ presentation by Simon Beckmann
Ecoarttech performance Indeterminate Hikes + Hondakin Festival at Alhóndiga, Bilbao
Ecoarttech performance Indeterminate Hikes + CAC Málaga
Simon Beckmann at the Granada Millenium Biennale with The Unseen Exists and Has Qualities
Joya: arte + ecología award ‘Aguazero’
Joya: arte + ecología award ‘Luz: light reactions’
Suntrap, installation at Los Gázquez by NYC artist Melissa Marks