New Editorial Council for arteBA Magazine #3 and #4

Posted by | February 09, 2017 | arteBA Foundation, News

arteBA Magazine has a new Editorial Council for the next two issues that will come out in 2017 (May and November). The magazine, which includes a visual exploration of the shows held at commercial galleries and institutions during the previous six months, curatorial texts and critic essays, will have in the next two editions (3 —July-December 2016— and 4 —January-June 2017—) an editorial council that will include: Andrea Giunta (Argentina), Dorota Biczel (Poland) and Luis Vargas (Mexico).

As in the previous issues, the council is in charge of the editorial text included in each number in which they debate on contemporary art issues and may include interviews and critic essays.

The issues 1 and 2 had as editorial council Rafael Cippolini, Santiago García Navarro and Inés Katsenztein who discussed on the topic “the future” with the essays Back to the future? and Back to the future 2. This essays and interviews where the starting point for the exhibition section Dixit of this new edition of arteBA 2017, curated by Sarah Demeuse and Javier Villa and for the debate talks of the Open Forum Prime Time, coordinated by Agustín Pérez Rubio.


Writer, researcher and curator. She is leader researcher of CONICET and professor of Latin American and international art at Universidad de Buenos Aires, in which she graduated as Philosophy PhD. She is the author of the books ¿Cuándo empieza el arte contemporáneo? (2014) [When does contemporary art begins?], Escribir las imágenes. Ensayos sobre arte argentino y latinoamericano [Writing Images: Essays on Argentine and Latin American Art] (2011), Objetos mutantes. Sobre arte contemporáneo [Mutant Objects: On Contemporary Art] (2010), Post crisis. Arte argentino después del 2001 [Post-Crisis: Argentine art after 2001] (2009), Vanguardia, internacionalismo y política. Arte argentino en los años sesenta [Avant-Garde, Internationalism, and Politics: Argentine art in the sixties] (new edition 2008, English translation 2007, 1st ed., 2001), author and editor of El Guernica de Picasso: el poder de la representación. Europa, Estados Unidos y America Latina [Picasso’s Guernica: The Power of Representation: Europe, the US, and Latin America] (2009) and co-editor and author with Agustín Pérez Rubio of Verboamérica. She won the Guggenheim Fellowship, Harrington, Getty, Rockefeller and for three times the Konex award. She curated León Ferrari´s retrospective at Centro Cultural Recoleta in Buenos Aires, and co-curated, along with Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, the exhibition Radical Women in Latin American Art (Hammer Museum, LA, 2017. She is Tinker Professorship at the University of Columbia, New York, Spring 2017.

Art critic and curator born in Warsaw, Poland. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research revolves around the production of political subjectivities and public spheres in the context of “transitions” and reinvention of art historiographies. Her essay on peruvian artists Emilio Rodríguez Larraín, Teresa Burga and the group Los Bestias was published in the catalogs of Museo de Arte de Lima, in Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires and in the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, among others. She has published numerous articles and essays, most recently, in the journals Building & Landscapes, art journal, ARARA and alter/nativas. Her curatorial projects include Teresa Burga’s Chronology: Reports, Diagrams, Intervals at Württembergischer KunstvereinStuttgart, together with Miguel A. López and Emilio Tarazona (2011) and Moving Mountains: Extractive Landscapes of Peru at UT’s Visual Arts Center (2016).

Curator, art historian and cultural manager. PhD and Magister in Art History at the Univesity of Texas at Austin and at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. His focus of work is on the intersection between race, gender and politics in modern and contemporary art of the Americas from a transnational perspective. His work was supported by the Smithsonian Institution, the Terra Foundation in American Art, the Fulbright-García Robles Scholarship Program and the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes-Mexico. He is the Deputy Director for Public Programs at UNAM’s Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo. He was Graduate Coordinator of UT Austin’s Center for Latin American Visual Studies, researcher at Museo Nacional de Arte and senior cataloguer for the Photographic Collection of Fundación Televisa. He co-curated, among others: Images of the Mexican (Palais des Beaux-Arts-BOZAR, Belgium, 2010), Counter-archives to the Narco-City (Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, 2015) and A los artistas del mundo. El Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende. México/Chile 1971-1977 [To the World’s Artists’: The Salvador Allende Museum of Solidarity], (MUAC/MSSA, México/Chile, 2016).

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arteBA Foundation is a non-profit organization active since 1991 supporting artistic creation in the visual arts in Argentina, both locally and internationally.