Board of Directors
Tanja Grass, President
Karol Bergeret, Vice-president
Estela Rodríguez, Secretary
Christian Konn Corredoira, Treasurer
Tanja Grass, Management and curatorship
Pamela Pincheira, Project Manager
Maria Paz Marciano, Production Manager
Allegra Esclapón, Artist Coordinator
Livia Nardone, Sponsors
Carlos Sánchez, Community Management
Merche Gallego (Atelier Comunicación): Press
Consuelo Bautista: Photography
Xavier Agut: Webmaster
David Torrents and Alba Font: Graphic Design
Sabina Pringle: Legal Advice
Tanja Grass graduated in German, English and Spanish Philology, and is a translator and consecutive interpreter by training. She has dedicated herself to Drap-Art since 1995. Since 2019 she is a member of the Culture Council of the Government of the Balearic Islands.
She grew up in Formentera, as the daughter of a painter and an art historian, cousin niece and great-niece of artists, surrounded by artists and intellectuals.
She has been active in the cultural world of Barcelona for more than 30 years. As an interpreter in the world of politics and as a translator in the world of publishing and comics.
She participated in the underground effervescence of the 90s in Barcelona, collaborating in the organization of events such as Palepoesía Urbana de Pueblo, collaborating in other projects of Accidents Polipoètics, Rosa Pera, Joan Casellas and Xavier Sabater among others.
In 1995 she founded the Drap-Art association and since then she has been in charge of its management, the direction of the International Festival of Art and Sustainability of Catalonia and has curated many of its exhibitions.
Furthermore, she is also in charge of conserving, catalogizing and exhibiting her families artistic and architectural legacy, conserving, organizing among others retrospectives of her father Hans Grass’ artworks.
Born in Santiago de Chile, gets her degree in visual media (special technician in camera and light management) in Duoc University UC, and in 2008 she moved to Barcelona where she studies Line Producing at Escac. Since 2010 she has collaborates with several cultural projects that show a special interest in the environment such as Global Eco Forum, Drap Art, Energy Union Tour, 350.org, Posidonia Green Festival, Primavera Sound, i Own Spirit
Festival, winning with this last one a A greener Festival Award 2018 thanks to her sustainability plan.
She has organised numerous events in important locations in Barcelona such as La Pedrera, Recinte Forum, Palau St Jordi, Casa Batlló, Espai Bonnemaison, Museo Marítimo, Arts Santa Mònica, Palau de la Música, Sala Barts, CCCIB, CCCB, Fira Barcelona, Teatre Liceu, Tívoli, L’auditori.
During her professional career she has met many people committed to producing cultural events in a sustainable way, creating a network of dedicated and conscious professionals.
Allegra Esclapon was born in Vienna in 1996, she grew up in Florence, Italy and moved to London from 2014 to 2018 for her studies in Costume Design for Theatre and Screen, at Wimbledon College of Art. After various experiences as a costume designer she moved to Barcelona and completed a Master degree in Art and Cultural Management.
She works at Drap-Art as an artist manager and direction assistant. She values teamwork, collaboration and creativity!
Mari Paz Marciano
Maria Paz Marciano was born in Lima in 1997. She trains to be a professional contemporary dancer, first in Barcelona (Institut del Teatre, 2016) and then in Leeds, in VERVE- Northern School of Contemporary Dance Performance – where she completes her Master in Performing Arts. She is a freelance artist, producer of her own works that tour nationally and internationally. In Drap-Art she has found a family that share her same values!