Agar Ledo

Agar is a Spanish curator based at MARCO Vigo, where she recently curated Entering the work, part of a cycle of exhibitions including artists such as Wilfredo Prieto and Rubén Grilo that analyze the condition of the public as an integral part of the artwork. Agar has also curated shows with artists such as Pedro Barateiro, Carlos Bunga and Jose Dávila and as Head of Exhibitions, she coordinated projects by Thomas Hirschhorn, Tania Bruguera, Tino Sehgal and Martin Creed. With an MPhil in Art History and an MA in Museum Studies Agar’s career has moved along exhibition spaces such as Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC) or the BIACS, International Biennial of Contemporary Art Seville (2004), curated by Harald Szeemann, where she worked as Assistant Curator. Since 2008, she has been teaching a graduate level course at the University of Santiago de Compostela (MA in Contemporary Art, Museology and Criticism) and running a workshop on curating.

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On Movement and Myth

The exhibition presents the work of approximately ten artists, who focus on the alteration of the present through the revival of the past.

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Contemporary Curatorial Practice

Focusing on new models for curating and exhibition development, ICI’s annual summer Curatorial Intensive offers curators the opportunity to meet colleagues from around the world and share ideas on how to push the parameters of their practice.

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