About

Danae Diaz was born in Barcelona. She studied Fine Art at the University of Barcelona, Manchester Metropolitan University and Kunsthochschule Berlin Weissensee. Based in Berlin since 2004, she combines her work for traditional comercial 2D animation projects and studios, with her Illustration work for advertising agencies, music labels, featured film productions, publishing houses, magazines and institutions. Her personal work has been exhibitided in Spain, Germany, UK, Brussels and the USA. A personal book project titled The Liberation was published by Berlin-based independent publishers, Onkel & Onkel. Her work has also been published in illustration annuals like Three by Three Illustration and Grafuck. A music video for the German band Brandt Brauer Frick which she codirected, designed and illustrated was screened in festivals worldwide, and received some awards.

CLIENTS

Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Wallpaper*

Wired Magazine UK

Business Punk

!K7 Records

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

Deutsches Technickmuseum Berlin

Liberal Magazine

Arte Creative

ZDF

Onkel & Onkel

in|pact media

FR Entertainment GmbH

Molly Aida Film

Textunes

imc AG

The Gym records

Ensemble Adapter

Rothkirch Cartoon Film

Hahn Film

Schesch Filmkreation

AWARDS

2013

Selected for the Young Illustrators Award (Berlin)

2011

3×3 Professional Show Silver Prize  (New York)

3×3 Professional Show Special Mention (New York)

The music video “Caffeine “ wins several prizes. Look at this link for details: caffeine    

2005

Swimming Pool Bernat Picornell Barcelona Prize for Art Proposals

PUBLICATIONS AND FEATURES

Featured work at 3×3 Three by three Illustration Annual n°. New York 2011

Kimmos lange Nacht im Museum (Illustrated CD-Booklet) Published by Museum für Naturkunde Berlin 2010.

The Liberation, personal book project published by Onkel & Onkel 2009. 

Featured work at Grafuck 4 art book.

 


EXHIBITIONS

2013

Illustrative 13, Berlin, Germany

2012

Kleines Grünes Regal” at Gallery Paul Kogler, Dresden, Germany

2010

Sommerland at systM gallery, Berlin

Dramator at La Boîte à Musique, Brussels

Drawing intimacy at Swallow Galery, Barcelona

2009

Anonymous drawings Nº10 at Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin

Girl-made. Patrones intimistas at Centro de exposiciones y artes of Aviles ,Asturias

Grafuck 4 in Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, California

2006

Lebensraum, Europa in Friedrichshain, Berlin

2005

Xinaflipà flipbook exhibition, Xinacittà, Barcelona.

Propostes d’Art a les Instal·lacions: Normas de Utilización with Po Yen Chang, in Swimming Pool Bernat Picornell Barcelona.

 

 

Photo by © Nicole Sturz