Txomin Badiola has a degree from the Bilbao University Faculty of Fine Arts. He is a lecturer at this faculty and at the Arteleku centre in San Sebastián and has had a major influence on several generations of Basque artists.
His work as a curator includes exhibitions dedicated to Jorge de Oteiza: ‘Propósito Experimental’ (‘Experimental Proposal’), the first retrospective exhibition of the Guipúzcoa sculptor’s work, and ‘Oteiza. Myth and Modernity’ for the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and New York and the Madrid MNCARS, together with Margit Rowell.
One of his most recent works is ‘Primer Proforma 2010. 30 exercises. 40 days. 8 hours a day’, created with Jon Mikel Euba, Sergio Prego and 15 volunteers. The project aims to go beyond the conventional notions of exhibition and education and was designed for the Contemporary Art Museum of Castilla y León (MUSAC).