Dory (b. Spain, 1978) has a degree in Fine Art from the Complutense University of Madrid and a diploma in Rural Sociology from the National University of Distance Education. He specializes in Agroecology and Sustainable Rural Development at the International University of Andalucia. He is a member of the Institute of Sociology and Rural Studies at the University of Cordoba. His work deals with themes that affect the relationship between culture and nature within the framework of the countryside, the rural, and the expectations associated with aspects of identity, crisis, utopia and social change. He has participated in exhibitions, workshops and projects that link art, ecology and social processes, in diverse institutions including: MACBA (2001), Medialab Madrid (2005); Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburg (2005), Contemporary Art Museum, Segovia (2006), Goethe Institut Madrid (2008), Intermediae Madrid (2009), Tate Britain (2010), Laboral Art Center, Gijon (2010), Reina Sofía Museum, Madrid (2010), Grizedale Arts (2011), Musee de Sciences Naturales de Paris (2011) and Haus der Kulturen der Welte Berlin (2011). In 2012, he was awarded the Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change awarded by Creative Time Summit to an artist whose work is committed to social change. Currently, he directs Campo Adentro, a cultural project focusing on the intersections among art, agriculture and rural media funded by MARM, MCU, Reina Sofia Museum and Rural Platform.