Diego Agulló is a daily orange juice maker and Proust reader. He started to think ninja when he was 5 developing a NTL (nothing to lose) mindset while playing his favorite game „darkness“. On 1998, having a background in football and taekwondo he decided to study for 6 years philosophy at the university in Madrid. His main field of research was the philosophy of Heidegger and Deleuze focusing on the relationship between philosophy and art. He wrote essays on Pierre Boulez, Beethoven, Samuel Beckett, Giacometti, Cervantes, David Lynch and Tarkovsky.
During his studies on philosophy he got involved in the practice of music improvisation sculpture and painting. He is co-founder of En Busca del Pasto, a project musical improvisation. On 2005, he decided not to open a book for the next 3 years. He replaced this absence with a video camera and he moved to Berlin where he became a Vj working for 4 years in clubs making visuals. His films have been shown at international festivals such as Berlinale, Oberhausen, MONA Detroit, Asahi Art Square Tokio, Cinedans, Copenhagen Kunsthalle, Prague Quadrennial and Dance theater Workshop New York.
On 2007 accidentally he got involved in performing arts and choreography and since then he has been continuosly working on the field in collaboration with Ibrahim Quaraishi, Gabriel Smeets, Lea Martini, Agata Siniarska, Aitana Cordero, Anja Müller, Dennis Deter, Sebastian Matthias and Robert Steijn. He has presented work at Springdance Festival. HAU Berlin, Kampnagel Hamburg, Frascati Amsterdam, Pact zollverein Essen, Mousonturm Frankfurt and iDans Istanbul.
On 2010 he met Dmitry Paranyushkin and they became partners in crime, developing the on going research project in transitionary states called Transnomia and the mission based project The Humping Pact.
Diego organizes the event CUE, which has been internationally activated in at least 70 editions throught the cities of Berlin, Rotterdam, Riga, Madrid, Barcelona, Palermo and Valencia.
He is currently working on a set of little texts that will constitute a book on the topic of freelance and cross-dilettantism. He presses orange juice every morning and sometimes he forgets to breath. It´s now or never. Day by day.
- Creative Sectors
- Music, Photography, Theatre & Dance