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- Valencia 1975. Maria Llopis is currently working on her PhD and has a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Valencia (1998) and Master in Audiovisual Animation from Unviersitat Autonoma de Barcelona (2000).Her work has been exhibited in numerous exhibitions, live art festivals and video programs, including Artivistic, Montreal (2009), Volte Gallery in Bombay (2010), the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid (2011), Aubin Gallery in London (2012) or Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco (2012).In the course of her professional career she has imparted many workshops on art and feminism at art centres like Hangar and Arteleku in Spain, the City of Women Festival in Ljubljana (2007), the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm (2008) or the Festival Panorama in Rio de Janeiro (2011).From 2004 to 2007 she was an active part of the multidisciplinary collective «Girlswholikeporno», which carried out projects internationally, including an audiovisual performance presented at Sónar, Barcelona’s International Festival of Advanced Music and Multimedia Art (2004).She has also imparted lectures on new representations of sexuality in art at several spanish universities, at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (2010), and at the Post Porn Politics Symposium in Berlin (2006). Her book El posporno era eso was published by Melusina (Barcelona) in 2010. In 2015 she published the book Maternidades Subversivas (edit. Txalaparta) that interconnects ecofeminism, motherhood, matriarchy, spirituality and sexuality.