Photocredits: Zine workshop for the first year art university students at Papiercafé. Photo by Carolin Ludwig.

Carmen José combines her practice as visual artist with education/mediation/facilitation in workshops with children, teenagers and adults testing the borders in between the fields of art and visual communication. Learning together through collective experimentation and critical thinking.

Commissioned for

AnEducation documenta14 (GE), Bauhaus Dessau Fundamental Festival (DE), B-Platform Seoul (SK), Museum Friedericianum (GE), Instituto Cervantes Utrecht (NL) Rotopol (GE), Buchkinderwerkstatt (GE), Kunsthochschule Kassel (GE), DRA e.V. (GE), Allerhand e.V. (GE), Sandwich Mixto (SP), Escuela de Arte Zíjara (SP), CurArte Hospital 12 de Octubre (SP), B.A.D. Foundation (NL)


  • “Lines of movement” Questioning the reproduction of visual stereotypes through movement
  • Graphic storytelling
  • Drawing words (on visual language)
  • Critical visual thinking
  • Scrible & Sketch
  • Zines (self-publishing) Workshop
  • Cities and signs
  • Pictogram making and re-making