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Sandoval works at the intersection of artistic practice, curatorial processes, and spatial design. He holds a B.F.A and a Master in Photography, Art and Technology from the UPV (Valencia, Spain). As an artist, he has exhibited in many venues internationally as well as attending international residencies in Denmark, Spain, Germany, Portugal, and Kenya. As a curator, he curated from 2010 until 2015 the art program, at Altes Finanzamt, and curated shows in Berlin at General Public (The Rescue of the Effects), and District (Dissident Desire, together with Suza Husse), as well as in ar/ge Kunst (Making Room. Spaces of Anticipation, together with Emanuele Guidi). He received curatorial prizes such as Inéditos 2011, Can Felipa curatorial prize and Nogueras Blanchard curatorial challenge 2012. Deep Surface at L’Atelier-ksr and Your Skin Is a Frozen Wave at BDP Büro were his last solo shows in Berlin in 2016. In 2017 he won the art prizes ‘Generación 2017’ presented at La Casa Encendida, and DKV Seguros presented at Laboral, Gijón. His latest spatial projects have been produced at Savvy Contemporary and Archive Kabinett. Since 2015, he runs the fictional institution The Institute for Endotic Research.