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Carles Guerra

Art critic, lecturer and researcher

Carles Guerra (Amposta, 1965) is an art critic, lecturer and researcher. He has been the director of the photo festival, Primavera Fotogràfica de Catalunya, the director of the Virreina Centre de la Imatge, and chief curator at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA). He was the director of the Fundació Antoni Tàpies from 2015 to 2020. His research has focused on dialogue as a practice in the fields of art and visual culture. Many of his publications have focused on critical pedagogy, documentary practices and the conditions for post-Fordist cultural production. He has been associate profes­sor at the Pompeu Fabra University and a faculty member at the Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS), Bard College. He has curated a wide range of exhibitions featuring artists such as Perejaume, Joaquim Jordà, Xavier Ribas, Ahlam Shibli, Art & Langua­ge, Allan Sekula, Susan Meiselas, Harun Farocki, Oriol Vilanova and Ariella Aïsha Azoulay.

Update: 9 March 2022




Com una màquina de cosir en un camp de blat

Has participated in

The Art of Vision. Filmmakers Research Images

Aula Xcèntric 2015

The Itinerant Languages of Photography

Aula Xcèntric'10

On one's own like a painter

February - March Xcèntric's Programme 2008

Francesc Tosquelles

Like a Sewing Machine in a Wheat Field

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