Cristobal Catalan is an award winning creative director, curator and research technologist. His focus on social enterprise, thought leadership and creative technologies has won him collaborations with esteemed arts organisations such as the English National Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The Royal Photographic Society, Somerset House, Rambert and Acrojou Circus.
Cristobal’s works have been screened and exhibited widely in academic, art and commercial contexts including MOMA, BBC, Tenderpixel Soho Gallery and Sky Arts Channel as well as selected for numerous international film festivals including London Soho Rushes Film, Festival of Cinematic Arts and the London Spanish Film Festival.
Wearing many different hats, Cristobal has been a visiting lecturer at the University of London since 2009. A curator, speaker, published cultural historian, festival judge and a programmer of significant cultural festivals, Cristobal has chaired research symposiums at the University Gothenburg and is also a Board Member for the arts charity Fertile Ground.
As a creative director, Cristobal’s diverse commissions include visual projects from the largest film art festival in Spain to Swarovski, as well as collaborations with choreographer Tamara Rojo, artist Duggie Fields, renowned dancers Yonah Acosta and Daria Klimentova, voice artists Jessie J, James Bay, George Ezra, Passenger, as well as World Dance winners and Britain’s Got Talent finalists Flawless.