Blanca Bercial

Blanca Bercial was born in 1988. She used to write her journal with a symbol-based language, which explains her poetry. An artist and poet from Madrid living in San Francisco since 2018. Blanca studied Mandarin Chinese in the Beijing Language and Culture University, and lived in that city from 2012 to 2017, while she developed her career in different non-profit art spaces. In May 2020, she graduated with honors from the San Francisco Art Institute with a Master of the Arts degree in History and Theory of Contemporary Art. Blanca writes for different independent publications and has recently written a thesis about the inframince of sound and the paradox of silence within a social and artistic framework.

Lectures / Interviews
Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous, Stanford, Paradoxes and illusions: innovative and disruptive concepts of art
Podcast Audium Listens #2 Sound & Silence - Blanca Bercial  ︎
SFAI SESSIONS Vol. 2 A Silence Hangs in the Air  

MA in History and Theory of Contemporary Art
San Francisco Art Institute, 2020

Awards and Recognitions
Outstanding Thesis Award 2020, San Francisco Art Institute, MA History and Theory of Contemporary Art
Anne Bremer Memorial Library's
37th Annual Artists' Book Contest
Anne Bremer Memorial Library's 36th Annual Artists' Book Contest

Recovecos I
Recovecos  II
Recovecos III

Assistant curator
Contemporary Chinese Ink, Xian Space, Beijing, China
I am Because of you《吾之所在,皆因汝存》Marina Abramovic, Tomas Saraceno, Katharina Fritsch, Kaneuji Teppei, Michael Armitage, Cheng Ran, Guan Xiao, Qu Xiaofei, Song Yige, Sun Xun, Marc Quinn, YUAN Space, Beijing, China
Orange Blue – In the Process of a Film《橙蓝̶进程中的电影》, Cheng Ran, YUAN Space, Beijing, China
YUAN Museum Preparatory Committee Archive Exhibition 元美术馆筹建档案展, YUAN Space, Beijing, China
Dancing with Virtuoso《与大师同行̶所见及所思》 YUAN Space, Beijing, China
The Skin of the Sea《海相》展览开幕, Manuel Valencia, YUAN Space, Beijing, China
Yiban, 余友涵 一斑, Yu Youhan, YUAN Space, Beijing, China
Enigma 谜, Pierre Coulibeuf, YUAN Space, Beijing, China

THE EYE, San Francisco Art Institute newspaper, 2019-2020
Caja 8, 8柜, Beijing, China, 2015-2017

 Photography by Collin Pollard