Currently based in Chicago, Illinois, Arnaldo Rodríguez-Bagué is an artist, curator, and researcher from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rodríguez-Bagué obtained a BA in Anthropology (2012) and a MA in Cultural Management (2015) from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus. His practice is centered around documentation, appropriation, and reformulation of diverse contexts, genealogies, and archives. His practices cuts across the documentary and the curatorial through video, photography, digital image, and exhibition making. His curatorial research revolves around video, film, and performance in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. From 2013 to 2015 he curated the Foro Permanente de Performance, a curatorial platform for the University of Puerto Ricos Womens and Gender Studies Program. In 2015 participated in the Independent Curatorial Internationals Curatorial Intensive in NOLA. In 2016, in collaboration with performance artist Mickey Negrón to curated Asuntos Efímeros QUIEBRE: Festival Internacional de Performance where he curated the experimental dance retrospective Pisotón: antes de todo género. Also in 2016, he co-ordinated the second edition of Proyecto Santurce: El MAC en el Barrio for the Puerto Ricos Museum of Contemporary Art and was a fellow artist in Beta Locals La Práctica (2016-2017) where he developed his current interdisciplinary research project called Caribe-Yet-To-Come.
2016 Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans: Public Symposium Saturday, March 26, 2016 10am1:30pm Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans (CAC) 900 Camp Street New Orleans, LA 70130 FREE and open to the public The Curatorial Intensive participants for the 2016 New Orleans program will each present their exhibition and project proposals they have developed throughout the […]read more »