Joaquín Urbina
Creative and Mixed-media Director.
Audiovisual designer and visual artist.

Joaquín is an award-winning creative and mixed-media director based in Barcelona. His craft work, focused on moving image, has been recognized by SXSW, Laus Awards, Vimeo Staff Picks, Stashmedia, Motionographer, Art of the Title, Ciclope and Gràffica Award among others.
Venezuelan-born with a background in graphic design, Joaquín moved to Barcelona in 2001 where founded and directed (for more than 10 years) No-Domain, the outstanding studio that brought a new organic voice to the motion graphics landscape of that time.

In 2016, he started his current studio Dedo Ciego, together with art director Ana Gale, obtaining a golden LAUS prize for their first commisioned video work.

Joaquín also has been passionately involved in live music visuals, a field that has constantly fed his visual explorations. His projections has been showcased in festivals and cultural institutions such as Sonar, Unsound, Mapping, L.E.V., MiRA, Xcèntric, MUSAC, MIS São Paulo and CCCB among others. 

He plays electronic music, under the name Pola Tog.
AWARDS
LAUS GOLD 2017 (audiovisual)
VIMEO STAFF PICK (2016, ’13, ’12)
SXSW finalist (2015 - title design)
SXSW finalist (2013 - title design)
CICLOPE finalist (2013, ’12 - audiovisual, title design)
GRÀFFICA AWARD 2013
LAUS gold (2008, ’05, ’04 - audiovisual, tv/film identity)
LAUS silver (2013, ’12, ’10, ’09 - audiovisual, title credits, animation, music video)
LAUS bronze (2013, ’11 - tv/film identity)
ADC*E nominee (2008 - audiovisual)

FEATURED
Booooooom, PromaxBDA, Stashmedia, Art of the Title, Xcéntric, The Creators Project, Gràffica, Fast Company, Motionographer, Onedotzero, The Curious Brain, Die Gestalten Verlag, Spain in Motion, Yorokobu, Triangulation, +81, PAGE, Motional

CLIENTS (brands, agencies, labels)
El País, Red Bull, Solvia, Gas Natural, Direct, BBVA, Generali, Movistar+, Yoigo, FXM Networks, Virgin Mobile, Heineken, J&B, Toyota, BCN Ajuntament, TV3 

*S,C,P,F…, El Laboratorio, KesselsKramer, Contrapunto BBDO, Saatchi & Saatchi, Sonar Advanced Music, DDB Barcelona, Sra. Rushmore, CAP Bucarest, McCann BCN, Yslandia, Canada

Hivern, Dublab, Domestica, Naive, Ninja Tune, Tresor, Haunt, Disboot, Station55, Sleep Debt, True Gems

TALKS & WORKSHOPS

Joaquín has given workshops and lectures in design schools and festivals like Elisava, OFFF, MAD, Blanc, Serifalaris, Broadcat, ADC*Tulsa, Gràffica, Get Set, C de C, Escuela de Arte de Granada, ESAD Caldas, Design Envy curator (AIGA).

He is currently professor of the Elisava’s Audiovisual Master SISOMO.  ︎

CONTACT
joaquinurbinap@gmail.com
+34 610009742

Dedo Ciego Studio ︎

Director (Dedo Ciego ) Representation
Blackbox (Spain)
Agosto (Spain, Argentina)
Brut (USA)


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︎Creative and mixed-media director based in Barcelona ︎   joaquinurbinap@gmail.com ︎ +34 610009742   ︎  ︎