Raquel Sánchez Gálvez (Spain, 1989) is an artist based in The Hague and Amsterdam (NL).

Background in sculpture, performance, video, sound and artistic research. Although her works are normally intended to respond to specific situations and take form in different means and aesthetics, there is a prevailing “figure” or fascination for voluptuousness and exploitation of the erotic body as an almost an extension and/or evasion of the psyche. The seducing elements in her works are normally a substitute for a certain kind of morbidity.

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2016-2018 Master Artistic Research, Den Haag, Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten

2007 -2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, CES Felipe II Aranjuez, Madrid, Spain.


2020 Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, NL

ddw.nl/nl/programma/2876/fleshquake  Group

2020 De Tour De School Amsterdam, NL. Group

2019 Divergent Convergence #1 The Grey Space, The Hague, NL

Disruptions (sound/installationperformance), with Greta DesirèeFacchinato and Cristiana VignatelliBruni, 14th April.  Group

2019 What ́s a Body if not a Shell The Gray Space in the Middle, The Hague, NL Group

2018 An Imperfection Often Concealed, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (NL) Group

2018The Reverse Ob-Servant Hospitalfield, Arbroath (UK) Group

2018 Rise, Quartair, The Hague (NL) Group


2017 Machina Ex Deo Zaal 3, The Hague (NL) Group

2017 MAR BAR Royal Academy of Art, TheHague (NL) Group

2014 Let’s go sexing Picuet Gallery, Madrid (ES)  Duo

2012 5th International Video Art FestivalIntercambiador ACART, Madrid (ES) Group

2012 The Buitenbioscoop MICK Productions,Delden (NL) Group

2012 Aktion, Reaktion. Neurotransmitter XLArtoll, Kleve (DE) Group

2011 Ikas Art University Art Fair, Bilbao (ES) Group

International Exchanges/Residencies

2020 De School Amsterdam, Netherlands

2018 Hospitalfield House, Arbroath (UK)

2012 ArToll, Kleve, Germany

2012  Artez, (Erasmus exchange/grant),  Enschede, Netherlands


2019 In-Corpore Korzo, The Hague, Netherlands. Performance by CristianaVignatelli Bruni, Paulien Bekker, GretaDesirèe Facchinato and Raquel Sánchez. At Feyerabend Festival

2019 Software Garden, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Performance, video and installation by RoryPilgrim. Participating as performer.

2018 FOAM - The Listening Body Korzo theater, The Hague, Netherlands. Performance/installation by Greta DesirèeFacchinato. Participating as performer.

2018 Distribution of Ethics Archive as LexiconWorkshop and public presentation/performance Stroom, The Hague (NL)

2017 Objects and Affects Artists and the Ethnographic Archive Artistic intervention during symposium Research Center for Material Culture, Leiden (NL)


2012 Researcher/art resident. “Aktion, Reaktion.Neurotransmitter XL”. Artoll, Kleve, (DE)


2020 Fleshquake publication Book independentGreta D. Facchinato and Raquel SánchezGálvez The Hague, Netherlands



2018 Resilience through Reenactment in Film, indipendent,  The Hague, Netherlands (MA Thesis)

2018 An imperfection, often concealed that...indipendent The Hague, Netherlands Exhibition Catalogue

2017 From Beak to Anus indipendent The Hague,Netherlands Sound Publication

Awards & Grants

2020 Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, Amsterdam, Netherlands

(project subsidie Professionele kunst)

2019 Spot Subsidie Stroom Den Haag,Netherlands Grant to support the groupexhibition What ́s a Body if Not a Shell, together with Greta D. Facchinato, CristianaV. Bruni & Paulien Bekker.


2012 Excellence Grant of Madrid Madrid, Spain