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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.  

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Watch Now: On Indigeneity, Curatorial Methodologies and Sound

Watch Now! conversation between Candice Hopkins and Pablo José Ramírez where the two will investigate notions of sound and Indigenous art, looking critically at the hierarchies regularly established between the sonic and the visual realm.

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Garifunas Communities: Exiled and Anti-Colonial Resilience

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Pablo José Ramírez: Translation and Racial Cosmopolitanism

Pablo José Ramírez, the sixth recipient of the ICI/CPPC Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean, will present on his research of the history and culture of the Garifuna, the descendants of the Afro-indigenous popular from Saint Vincent. ´

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Contemporary Art in Guatemala

The New School, in collaboration with ICI, presents Celebrating Contemporary Guatemalan Art: Conversations with Artists & Curators.

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Pablo José Ramírez: To Think the Impossible

Pablo José Ramírez, curator, political theorist and writer based in Guatemala, presents “To Think the Impossible (Radical indigenous contemporary art).”

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