Pablo José Ramírez
Pablo José Ramírez is a curator, art writer and cultural theorist who splits his time between Guatemala and London. He is the Adjunct Curator of First Nations and Indigenous Art at Tate Modern. His work revisits post-colonial societies to consider non-western ontologies, indigeneity, forms of racial occlusion, and sound. He holds an MA in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths, University of London. In 2015 he co-curated with Cecilia Fajardo-Hill the 19th Bienal Paiz: Trans-visible. He was a Guest Curator at Parsons/The New School in New York and at the CCA in Glasgow. Ramirez was the recipient of the 2019 Independent Curators International/CPPC Award for Central America and the Caribbean. Among his recent exhibitions are La Medida del Silencio, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, NuMu, Guatemala (2020); The Shores of the World: on communality and interlingual politics, Display, Prague (2018); Guatemala Después, co-curator, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons School of Design, New York (2015); This Might be a Place for Hummingbirds, co-curator, Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow (2014). Ramirez is the Editor in Chief and co-founder of Infrasonica.
On Indigeneity, Curatorial Methodologies and Sound A conversation between Candice Hopkins and Pablo José Ramírez August 19th 2020, 1pm EST ICI Online Register for this Online event here FREE and open to the public Join us for a conversation between Candice Hopkins writer, researcher, and a citizen of Carcross/Tagish First Nation and Co-Curator of […]read more »
Pablo José Ramírez: Translation and Racial Cosmopolitanism Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:30 8pm ICI 401 Broadway Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE and open to the public How is that non-white Mestizajes transform and expand the artistic canon? What does it imply to speak about an indigenous planetary indigeneity? Pablo José Ramírez will […]read more »
Image: NuMu is a collaborative project between Guatemalan artists Jessica Kairé and Stefan Benchoam. The images above show an exhibition by artist Federico Herrero. Guatemala City, July 2012. This was also the inaugural exhibition at NuMu. Celebrating Contemporary Guatemalan Art: Conversations with Artists & Curators Friday, March 6, 2015 6:309:30pm The New School Theresa Lang […]read more »
In Situ (2008), Fernando Poyón. Image credit: David Sánchez. Pablo José Ramírez: To Think the Impossible (Radical indigenous contemporary art) Thursday, September 4, 2014 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 FREE and open to the public Pablo José Ramírez, curator, political theorist and writer based in Guatemala, presents a talk titled To Think […]read more »
Pablo José Ramírez, the sixth recipient of the ICI/CPPC Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean in 2019, reflects on his travels.read more »