Ana García Alarcón

Ana García Alarcón

Ana García Alarcón is a Spanish independent researcher and curator specialized in Spanish art. Her research focuses on issues related to Appropriation Art and Critical Art, as well as how we show political art and its effectiveness in contemporary art.

PhD in Theory of Contemporary Art (University Complutense of Madrid, 2015). A member of the Curatorial Group 1erEscalón (with Miguel Ángel Hernández and Isabel Durante) and of the Researching Team ‘Arte y políticas de identidad’ at University of Murcia. Recently, she has written the programe for Espacio Trapezio (Madrid, 2014-2017) and AB9 Independent Gallery (Murcia, 2013-2016).

Recently, she has curated the exhibitions The distance between us (Sala de Arte Joven, Comunidad de Madrid), Miradas Ausentes. Gestos Presentes. Un acercamiento al retrato contemporáneo en la Colección CA2M (RED ITINER, Comunidad de Madrid), A tiro de piedra (with 1erEscalón; Es Baluard Museu D’Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma), Pintura i altres impureses (Centre d’Art Maristany, Sant Cugat); SIN CATALOGAR (with Miriam Estrada; Espacio Trapézio, Madrid); ARTE vs PUBLICIDAD (Paraninfo de la Universidad de Zaragoza); CONTRATIEMPOS: Gramáticas de la temporalidad (with 1erEscalón; Tabacalera / CENDEAC, La Conservera), among others.

She has published the book ARTE vs PUBLICIDAD. (Re)visiones criticas desde el arte actual (University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, 2016); and has published (with Isabel Durante and Miguel Angel Hernández) CONTRATIEMPOS. Gramáticas de la temporalidad desde el arte reciente (CENDEAC, Murcia, 2016). Se is writing the book MANIFIESTOS. Voces individuales desde el imaginario colectivo and Apropiacionismos, focusing on the current Spanish Appropriation Art.

More information: https://anagalarcon.wordpress.com

Image credit: Marco Godoy, La distancia que nos separa / The Distance Between Us at Sala de Arte Joven (Madrid, Spain).

Photo: Arantxa Boyero

Ana will be at Fire Station Artists' Studios in May 2018

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