Guest Curators

ON MEDIATION 1

Carles Guerra is an artist, critic and lecturer in Contemporary Art at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona and freelance curator. He was appointed Director of the Primavera Fotogràfica de Catalunya. He was Director of the Virreina Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona, Chief Curator at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) from 2011 to 2013, and the director of the Fundació Tàpies since 2015.

Juan Vicente Aliaga is a Spanish art critic who has written widely on contemporary conceptual art as well as on gender and queer theory. He is professor at Polytechnic University of Valencia,  correspondent of Artforum, author of some books and he has also been curator at Camden Arts Centre, Museo Reina Sofia, EACC and IVAM.

Pilar Bonet works as a critic and art historian, focused in criticism, art and contemporary design. Bonet is a freelance curator of several historical exhibitions looking at Spanish avant-garde art and many dedicated to contemporary artists. She is also founding member of the Association ACM and the company Arts Coming. She has received numerous prizes and research awards.

Conrado Uribe is an art historian who worked as a curator in citySCREEN (SCREEN festival) and Pabellón Artecámara (feiaArtbo). He was the director of the internation Loop festival, the coordinator of TALKING GALLERIES and he was the curator chief in the Museum of Antioquia.

ON MEDIATION 2

José Roca is adjunct curator Estrellita B. Brodsky de Arte Latinoamericano (Tate Modern, London) and director of FLORA ars+natura, (Bogotá). For ten years he managed the artistic program of Banco de la República (Bogotá). He was a jury member at 52nd Venice Biennale.

Conrado Uribe is an art historian who worked as a curator in citySCREEN (SCREEN festival) and Pabellón Artecámara (feiaArtbo). He was the director of the internation Loop festival, the coordinator of TALKING GALLERIES and he was the curator chief in the Museum of Antioquia.

Luis Guerra. Artista, teórico y escritor

María Inés Rodríguez is an independent curator and the director of CAPC Musée d´Art Contemporain (Bordeaux) since 2014. She was chief curator at Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC, Mexico D.F.) and at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC).

Maria Hlavajova is the founder and artistic director of BAK Basis Voor Aktuel Kunst (Utrecht) and artistic director of the project FORMER WEST. She was the curator of the roman pavilion for the 54th Venice Biennale and curator of the dutch pavilion for the 52nd Venice Biennale.

Beatrice von Bismarck is a teacher and vice-rector in HGB Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (Leipzig) where she founded and runs an art space, and she is the director of the curatorial project Cultures of the Curatorial. She was in charge of individual expositions at Städel Museum (Frankfurt) and managed XX century department at  Städel Kunstinstitut.

Pilar Bonet works as a critic and art historian, focused in criticism, art and contemporary design. Bonet is a freelance curator of several historical exhibitions looking at Spanish avant-garde art and many dedicated to contemporary artists. She is also founding member of the Association ACM and the company Arts Coming. She has received numerous prizes and research awards.

ON MEDIATION 3

Oriol Fontdevila is a curator, writer, researcher, focusing on art practices and education based in Barcelona. He is the artistic co-director of Sala d’Art Jove. Currently he is researching from a performative approach on the interweave between art and mediation granted by MNCARS, Museo Nacional Reina Sofia and he is co-curating Performing the Museum, an artistic research platform.