José Quintanar (Madrid, Spain, 1984) lives and works in Rotterdam. He is an artist with a background in comics, and architecture. Using the book as the principal format of his work, José Quintanar explores the possibilities of the drawing as a game and the ways that the drawing appears as a primary method to establish processes from rudimentary rules. He founded a publishing project, RUJA PRESS, with Ruohong Wu. A place where to explore and experiment with the format of the book. Ph.D. researcher at UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA MADRID. His research is also focused on the book and publishing as an artistic practice.