Pablo José Ramírez
Pablo José Ramirez is a curator, art writer and cultural theorist. He holds an MA in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths, University of London. He has published extensively and has been member of different curatorial advisory boards and juries for institutions such as the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MADC), Gasworks, The Visible Award, TEOR/ética, among others. Ramirez is the former Director of Ciudad de la Imaginación (2010-2014). Following that, he has been working as independent curator and researcher. Among his recent exhibitions are: This Might be a Place for Hummingbirds, co-curator with Remco de Blaaij, Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow (2014); The Party of Others: Terike Haapoja, Ciudad de la Imaginación, Guatemala (2014); Guatemala Después, co-curator Sheila C. Johnson, Design Center, Parsons School of Design, New York (2015); The Shores of the World: on communality and interlingual politics, Display, Prague (2018). In 2015 he co-curated with Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Anabella Acevedo and Rosina Cazali the 19th Bienal de Arte Paiz: Trans-visible (Guatemala City, Guatemala). Ramirez is the founding artistic director of the curatorial journal Infrasonica, to be launched by the end of 2019. Currently Ramirez is working on a project for Tate Modern related to sound, deep listening and community, to be commissioned by Tate Exchange for 2020. His interests rely on questions of coloniality and translation, the relation indigeneity — contemporary art, non-human thought and sound as a political speculative experience.