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David Maroto

David Maroto is a Spanish visual artist based in The Netherlands. In 2019 he was awarded his PhD at Edinburgh College of Art (supervisors Maria Fusco and Jane McKie), in partnership with the Dutch Art Institute (DAI), where he previously obtained his MFA degree. His PhD project is called 'The Artist’s Novel: The Novel as a Medium in the Visual Arts'. His book, 'The Artist's Novel: The Novel as a Medium in the Visual Arts' was released in two volumes with Mousse Publishing also in 2019. As a visual artist, he has developed a long-term project called The Book Lovers, in collaboration with Joanna Zielinska (Senior curator at M HKA (Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp). Since 2011 they have been working on the creation of a collection and bibliography of artists' novels with the continuous support of M HKA (Antwerp). David has also edited various publications, including 'Artist Novels' (Sternberg Press, 2015); 'Tamam Shud' (Sternberg Press, 2018); and Obieg Magazine no. 8, 'Art & Literature: A Mongrel's Guide' (2018).

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