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Conversation between Oriol Vilanova and Carles Guerra* 5 MAY 2012.

Carles Guerra* (Amposta, 1965) is chief curator at MACBA, Musei d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, He has been director at La Virreina Centre for the Image (Barcelona) since 2009. During the course of his professional career he has also worked as an exhibition curator and art critic, as well as an analyst of cultural policy and visual production. His research work focuses on the dialogic aspects of contemporary visual culture. The holder of a PhD in Fine Art from the University of Barcelona, and Professor of Social Structures and Cultural Tendencies at Pompeu Fabra University, he lives in Barcelona. He has taught as a visiting professor at several universities and was recently a member of the Greenroom, a research project devoted to studying contemporary documentary practices, at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York. He has curated such exhibitions as: Art & Language in Practice (1999); Deixar de fer una exposició. Perejaume (1999); Després de la notícia. Documentals postmèdia (2003); Cinema de situació. Joaquim Jordà (2006); Zona B: Als marges d’Europa (2007); Esto no es una exposición (2008); Guia secreta de la Rambla (2010); Antifotoperiodisme (2010); Foc divers. Bruno Serralongue (2010); and 1979. Un monument a instants radicals (2011)