Author: La Factoria de Papel

THE CYCLES OF WATER. Raquel Hernández Izquierdo

The engravings presented in this exhibition are the result of a poetic link between the creative possibilities of the stamping process and the formation of ice from hexagonal crystals. To do this, instead of using the matrix to reproduce identical

Portraits I haven’t been asked for. Pilar Merino Bravo

Opening, Thursday 13 June 20.00 h
This exhibition gathers different portraits, made at different times.
The chosen ones are people for whom I felt or feel a great and deep affection or unknown that for some cause have impacted me.

BEL CANTO Illustrated stones. Pep Carrió

Inauguration 8 May 2019 13. 00 h. Exhibition formed by a large family created by Pep Carrió stone by stone, with pebbles collected from beaches of Mallorca, Asturias, Galicia, Portugal, on the bed of the river Jaramilla and many more sites.

Lithographs / Marcelo Burgos

Lithographs. Marcelo Burgos. Exhibitionfrom Thursday 25 April to Wednesday 8 May
This is a series of different lithographs made during the last two years in Taller Magma, Buenos Aires, printed by the Master Printer Matías Amici. I discovered Master Amici looking for a workshop to go to in my travels to Argentina.

On Nature: reality and abstraction, Juan Cossío

Exhibition of Juan Cossío in La Factoría de Papel.
The exhibition of this series of drawings represents an aesthetic statement to unite apparently opposing concepts: on the one hand, abstraction and realism and, on the other, a reference to nature as the source from which all knowledge emanates.

Last limits. Lucas Vázquez de la Rubia

Exhibition by Lucas Vázquez de la Rubia, “Últimos límites”, from 9 to 28 February.
Questions and answers that solve, in a plastic way, problems present in society: limits, frontiers, power relations, contradictions and occupations are some of the concepts I work with.

Emotional Abstractions, Javier Herrero

Thursday 10 January, 20. 00h, inauguration Emotional Abstractions, Javier Herrero. The body without clothes and without aesthetic complexes. Wrinkles, smoothness or flaccidity, youth or maturity, all bodies are beautiful in themselves and their different configurations show an amalgam of textures that tell stories and draw biographies. Textures that to me suggest paintings, features, plastic traces.


On Thursday 13 December, 20. 00h "Sobras de Arte 2018″;, the fourth edition of our traditional collective event in which this year we pay tribute to the recently deceased painter Eduardo Arroyo, promoter of this cultural association and participant in previous editions of "Sobras de Arte”;. Alberto Corazón, Almudena Armenta, Ana Juan, Antonio Santos, Berta López, Carmelo Rubio, Carmen Martín Baroja, Elena Jiménez, Elisa Arroyo, Emilio Urberuaga, Enrique Flores, Fernando Bellver, García Revuelta, Imanol Bértolo, Isabel de la O, Javier Vázquez, José Manuel Nuevo, Joshihiro Nakashima, Luis Cabrera, Masaur, Mar Solís, Marcelo Burgos, María Ángeles Atauri, Marta Botas, Matz Mainka, Mo Gutiérrez Serna, Montse Lago, Pep Carrió, Pilar Merino, Raquel Hernández Izquierdo, Sara Fratini, Saskia Moro, Teresa Fuster, Verónica Domingo Alonso

Play! It’s your turn. Saskia Moro

From 5 November to 5 December: “Play! It’s your turn. ”

The objects and showcases, created for this occasion, form part of Saskia Moro’s most conceptual work, reflecting the most creative and original sense on which her work is based.
Here we contemplate his reflection on the GAME.

Volcanic Island. Sara Fratini

From 10 October to 3 November: “Volcanic Island”

Collection of unpublished drawings by Sara Fratini as a collection of loose thoughts, forgotten ideas, unfulfilled promises, sketches, characters.

Pencil, Chinese ink and watercolour.

the memory atlas, Judith Martinez Estrada

From 12 September to 6 October.
“the memory atlas”, Judith Martinez Estrada.
A collection of images created through the rebirth of stories, biographies and objects from the past.
The works presented are an integration of collage, photomontage, photography and new graphic methods – juxtaposed to explore a hybrid between digital and analog.

Latent by Alberto Herencia

From 21 June to 26 July, “Latentes”, Alberto Herencia.

Series of works as a result from the last three years which make us perceive a different reading of so many elements that we coexist with daily.
In these works, Alberto becomes a collector of latent symbols, a hunter for meanings and a scrutiniser of the unnoticed.

Black Apology. Verónica Domingo Alonso

From 18 May to 16 June, “Apología del negro”, Verónica Domingo Alonso.

A sample of works made in Indian ink on paper.

The undisputed protagonist of this exhibition is colour in its purest state, black. Pieces from 25 x 25 cm to 100 x 70 cm.

The Waldorf Girls by Eduardo Arroyo

Exhibition from 12 April to 12 May 2018

A research work on the fusion of different stamping techniques carried out on a base as unusual as the black iron plate.
An objective, to deepen in the characteristics of the stroke of Eduardo Arroyo, taking as inspiration the figure of Carmen Amaya.

“Pasted in Berlin” Jorge Chamorro

Exhibition from 2 to 22 March 2018.
“Pegado en Berlín” shows, for the first time in Madrid, a selection of the collages made during the Berlin years.

All the collages on display are analogical, without digital manipulation, using only photographs from books and magazines, scissors and lots of glue.

Nature and Theory of the Sky by Manolo Campoamor

Exhibition from 1 to 24 February 2018. Most of the pieces in this exhibition are moveable or variable detached compositions and the paper fragments that form them are united only by the space that they occupy. . .

“Infant Maturity” by Zoto

Exhibition, 11 to 25 January 2018. “Madurez infantil” is a state of beginning, permanence and ending that represents our own life… I’m looking for objects to speak for themselves, I’d like to step away, make my personal indicators disappear. I want to become discovered as a subject who collects discovered objects.


“Sobras de Arte 2017”, a collective exhibition of works on stains. As on previous occasions, we take as a starting point all those trials and errors that arise during the production of an artistic work, the participating artists intervene in the chosen stains whilst creating an original piece of work.

Loosing most part of the time, Fernando Maquieira

From 16 November to 9 December, ” Perdido la mayor parte del tiempo, “, Fernando Maquieira. Series of forty photographs taken between 2007 and 2017. He belongs to the exclusive ‘street photography’ club. First exhibition of the entire series.

Scattered stories by Javier Vázquez

Exhibition from 19 October to 3 November. Drawing as a narrative tool to capture the reality that we live in, through a mechanism which develops the narration in parallel to the plastic skill in the handling of watercolour, to configure a unique universe of its own.

The third year

“The third year” From 16 September to 7 October. Almudena Armenta, Ana Juan, Berta López, Eduardo Arroyo, Elena Jiménez, Fernando Bellver, Imanol Bértolo, Jorge Arranz, Mar Solís, Marcelo Burgos, Mariano Otero, Pep Carrió, Laura Martinez Lombardía, Raquel Hernández Izquierdo, Matz Mainka, Montse Lago, Saskia Moro…

Read at a Glance by Raúl

“Leer a primera vista, Raúl. ” Exhibition from 20 June to 15 July. Collages, photomontages, monotypes and sketches in this exhibition were published in El País.

Boxes, maps and bamboo by Elisa Arroyo

Boxes, maps and bamboo. Elisa Arroyo. Exhibition from May 30 to June 17. Collage made with prints by the author, original and unique work.

New York: Drawings by Arranz

“New York. Dibujos de Arranz”. From 27 April to 20 May. An exhibition of 50 originals by Jorge Arranz, a summary of the multitude of vibrations received after several days aimlessly traipsing a city that belongs to the world.

Spaces of Corrosion by Raquel Hernández Izquierdo

Spaces of Corrosion by Raquel Hernández Izquierdo at La Factoría de Papel. From 23 February to 18 March 2017. This exhibition consists of a serie of chalcographic engravings, which represent a walk through the register of natural transformations.

In Blood by Berta López

“A sangre. Berta López”, I understand blood as I understand life, with its inseparable burden of death, as I understand a wound.… I claim the techniques traditionally used by women, I build or reuse antique pieces that I submit to strange surgery which is more ethical than aesthetic.

“Art Leftoves 2016” Works on stains

“Sobras de Arte 2016”, A collective exhibition of works on stains. As in the previous edition in 2014, we take as its starting point all those trials and errors that arise during the production of an artistic work.

Wandeando by Isabel de la O

Wandeando by Isabel de la O (8 November to 3 December) key pieces from this artist’s output over the last few years. Different pictorial and sculptural techniques on diverse materials, an extensive research that is in the center of the diverse and exquisite artistic activity.

NiNi Art by Nahuel Tupac Losada

NiNi Art, Nahuel Tupac Losada (From 6 to 29 October)
Complicity between the work, the spectator and myself that leads to an aesthetic pleasure, semiological conversation and emphatic dialogue, in the sense of questioning, provocation and friction.

SELVITA by Nicolás Fryd

SELVITA, Nicolás Fryd (September 15 to 27) is the illustrated story of a journey of initiation and spiritual transformation across the Peruvian jungle and through the magical world of sacred plants.

Applied Art, Collective Exhibition

From 12 July to 10 September collective exhibition: Almudena Armenta, Ana Juan, Carmen Martin Baroja, Ceferino López, Eduardo Arroyo, Fernando Bellver, Isabel de la O, José Manuel Nuevo, Pablo Pinedo, Pep Carrió, Rockabrut, Sillas descarriadas

PELO (Hair) by Laura Martínez Lombardía

From 9 June to 5 July 2016.
PELO is articulated in a “series of moments”, fragments of the author’s most personal story that gravitate in space, forming clearings that open and close. They are “worlds of light and shadow” belonging to various photographic works.


12 May to 4 June 2016.
From digital print to original work and to lively tie-dyes, small sculptures, printed fabrics and more… a whole repertoire that will make boarding spaceship more fun.

Bling Bling by Marcelo Burgos

BLING BLING, Marcelo Burgos. From 14 April to 10 May 2016.
Giclées, engravings, sculptures, and a suite of silkscreen prints of fictitious uniforms to identify the new European extreme right-wing, which moves terrifyingly forward before our passive and indolent gaze.


From 10 March to 9 April 2016.

The concept of this exhibition is the result of Paula Noya’s work in recent years within the fields of photography, drawing, silkscreen printing, and installations.

PROXEMIAS by Carmelo Rubio

Opening Friday 12 February. 8 PM

Architecture, geometry textures, lines, strokes, meshes, traces and weavings are amongst the common factors in the different works that we find in this exhibition.

The Eyes of the Rhinoceros by Luis Cabrera

From 21 January to 9 February 2016.

A new revision on the engraver Alberto Dürer (1471-1528) with a contemporary and postmodern approach that subverts his forms and themes and updates them for our consumer society.

Mirror of the soul. Pep Carrió. Wooden faces

Espejo del alma. Pep Carrió. Caras de madera. From 19 November to 12 January 2016.
Collection of faces made out of flotsam and jetsam washed up on beaches and inlets and collected by Pep Carriό.

Babel. The cities of Arranz

From 22 October to 17 November 2015, Babel. Las ciudades de Arranz. Originals and graphic works (silkscreens and digital prints).
Drawing, a universal language that everyone understands. Jorge Arranz

“Sakuteiki: Seven Japanese Gardens” by Darío Álvarez

Exhibition from 8 to 18 October 2015.
First full exhibition of “Sakuteiki: Siete jardines japoneses” by Dario Alvarez, a folder with seven visual variations on the garden of the Ryoan-jiedited by Photosai Art Edition.

Open Studio: Elena Jiménez & Paula Noya

From Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 October. From 11 am. – 3 pm. and 4 pm. – 8 pm.
Open Studio Madrid 15 in La Factoría de Papel with Elena Jiménez and Paula Noya. Saturday 3 October, 2.15 pm. Live Demonstration of Printing Techniques

Of Insomnia and Migraines by Zdenek Tusek

From 15 to 29 September 2015, Zdenek Tusek ‘De insomnios y migrañas’, exhibition curated by Susana Blas. Mental landscapes constructed from enigmatic sculptures he assembles and photographs himself

Stolen Matrices

From 2 July to 31 July 2015
A collective exhibition in which TRES+1 have developed a joint project based on a common nexus: the use of the matrix, and question the true value of the authorship of a piece.

Posters of Madrid

From May 21 to June 20, 2015, an exhibition of four posters edited by Papeles Mínimos Ediciones under the theme of Madrid, and produced by Jorge Arranz, César Fernández Arias, Ginés Martínez and Guillermo Trapiello.

Alba Cinema, More than a Week of Passion

From 26 March to 21 April. Extended until 5 May
For this event La factoría de Papel is imbued with the atmosphere of the Alba Cinema to present a careful selection of posters made by Rafa Sánchez, the cinematographer and master of ceremonies of the Alba Cinema…

Views of Tokyo by Bellver

From 26 February to 22 March
A contemporary look at Japan’s capital in the footsteps of Hiroshige.
The result of the trips that Fernando Bellver took to Tokyo between 2009 and 2014 following in the footsteps of the 19th century Japanese engraver who captivated both…

“Cabinet of Shadows” by Paula Noya

From 29 January to 24 de February
Exhibition of the photographic and illustrative work of Paula Noya.
Photography: “Nazarenos”, “Servicio Completo”. Drawings: “Santa Teresa”

“Art leftovers” Works on stains

From 16 December to 25 January
“Art leftovers” collective exhibition on stains, takes as its starting point all those trials and errors that arise during the creation of an artistic work.
These are images that are superimposed on the same support …

Curated By: Fernando Bellver

Fernando has selected works on paper by some of the artists with whom he has established special links of friendship and collaboration over the years: Alfredo Alcaín, Eduardo Arroyo, Joan Brossa, Rafael Canogar, Javier de Juan, Juan Genovés, Chema Madoz, Andrés Nagel, Bea Pérez, Jaume Plensa y Manolo Valdés.

Ana Juan. Posters 2002–2014

From 28 October to 20 November
Among books, covers for The New Yorker and other publications, Ana Juan presents a selection of posters with a disquieting look at the world of circus, Japanese cinema and traditional stories.

Historical Pieces from the Taller Manolo Gordillo

Exhibition of editions by Eduardo Arroyo, Fernando Bellever, Elena Jiménez, Ana Juan, Saskia Moro and other authors made in Taller Manolo Gordillo.