Manuel Borja-Villel has been the Director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía since January 2008, where he has led the reorganization of the permanent collection. From 19982008, Borja-Villel was director of the Museu dArt Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA). Among the exhibitions he programmed at the MACBA were shows dedicated to Vito Acconci, El Lissitzky, Öyvind Fahlström, Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Robert Frank, David Goldblatt, Luís Gordillo, Raymond Hains, Richard Hamilton, William Kentridge, Perejaume, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Gerhard Richter, Martha Rosler, and Antoni Tàpies, among others. Borja-Villel was also a member of the Consulting Committee of Documenta 12 (2007), and the chair of the jury for the 52nd Venice Biennial (2007).
The following videos are a series of video interviews, conducted in Spanish, with selected faculty from the Curatorial Intensive in Mexico City. These videos were produced during the Curatorial Intensive in Mexico City, in collaboration with Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, from June 30July 7, 2014. To see all of the videos from this project, please […]read more »
The Now Museum: Contemporary Art, Curating Histories, Alternative Models New Museum CUNY Graduate Center What do museums of contemporary art stand for today? The last two decades has seen an unimaginable diversification of the museum as a place for exhibiting art and telling histories, producing innovative education models, promoting international collaborations, forming alternative archives, and […]read more »