Adrian Abela, born in Malta in 1989, is currently studying Architecture and Civil engineering at the University of Malta, during which time, he has also furthered his studies at the Politecnico di Milano. Abela is mostly interested in the interdisciplinarity of practices where he works mainly in drawing, painting, video, objects, sculpture, actions, architecture and the intangible.
Student of Architecture, University of Malta
3rd term Sem 1 carried out at Politecnico of Milan
Education and experiences:
2003: studied drawing and art criticism under J L Mallia
2009: studied under Anton Grech at University of Malta
2009: Malta's Buddy Bear Berlin residency
2009: MCA studio practice
2009: Video assistant for Laurence Aegerter during her stay in Malta
2008: Stopmotion animation workshop by Milos Tomic (Organised by Kinemastic).
2011: Film/ Video workshop (Venice Film Festival part of Venice days)
2012: Short Film Workshop by Wiz (Organised by Kinemastik).
2012: Black Sea, Upper Galleries. St James Cavalier, Valletta
2011: Suggested Conversations with/ between various tissues, Auberge d'Italie, Valletta
2011: Bills, drawing composition at St James Cavalier, Valletta
Billa applied: Performance> Talk (Marie Briguglio, Prof Paul Clough and Prof Lino Bianco)
2011: 'il qamar bil pupa f'halqu' drawing, painting, embroidery (2006-2011) GWU, Valletta