Rafael Pérez Evans, (1983, Málaga) is a Spanish – Welsh artist and educator focusing his DPhil on sculpture, rurality, new ecologies and queer studies. Rafael holds an MFA and a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Goldsmiths University (London). His work has been exhibited internationally with recent exhibitions including The Henry Moore Institute (Leeds), The Royal Academy (London), South London Gallery (London), The Museum of Contemporary Art (Taipei), Nogueras Blanchard Gallery (Barcelona) and The C3A Museum (Cordoba). Recent artist talks & panels include Central Saint Martins, Henry Moore Institute & Museum of Making in Derby. Rafael is interested in expanded pedagogies and is part of Plata an Agro-Future Thinking Collective in Cordoba (Spain) and he is a partner of Alto Residency (Brasil). He began his DPhil on 2022 under the supervision of Dr. Ian Kiaer and Dr. Lee Trimming, his research is kindly funded by the AHRC DTP Studentship. He has been a Visiting Lecturer at Central Saint Martins, Nottingham Trent University, Leeds Beckett and an Associate Lecturer at London College of Fashion.