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GALLERY CONVERSATIONS PROGRAME

Conversation between Lara Almarcegui, Mª Inés Rodríguez* and Pablo León de la Barra* 21 FEB 2014.

*María Inés Rodríguez (Colombia, 1968) is an independant curator and editor of Tropical Papers editions. She worked in several institutions like Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y Léon (MUSAC) in León (Spain), Jeu de Paume in Paris. Parallel to her curatorial work, she has organized public lectures and exhibitions around the topics of printed matter and architecture. *Pablo León de la Barra (México, 1972) is an exhibition maker, independent curator, researcher, editor and blogger. He has curated, among other exhibitions, To Be Political it Has to Look Nice (2003) at apexart and Art in General in New York; PR04 Biennale (2004, co-curator) in Puerto Rico; George and Dragon at ICA (2005) at the ICA London; This Is Not America (2009) at Beta Local in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, Yucatan and Elsewhere (2010) at the CCE in Guatemala; Incidents of Mirror Travel in Yucatan and Elsewhere (2011) at Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Bananas is my Business: the Southamerican Way (2011, co-curated with Julieta Gonzalez) at Museu Carmen Miranda, Rio de Janeiro; and MicroclimaS (2012) at Kunsthalle Zurich. León de la Barra has written for publications including Spike (Austria), Wallpaper (London), Celeste (Mexico), Ramona (Buenos Aires), and Metropolis M (Amsterdam).




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