Pablo José Ramírez

Pablo José Ramírez is a curator, art writer and cultural theorist. He is the Adjunct Curator of First Nations and Indigenous Art at Tate Modern. He holds an MA in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths, University of London. Among his exhibitions and projects are: 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); Inquieta Imagen, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Costa Rica (2017); This Might be a Place for Hummingbirds, co-curator with Remco de Blaaij, Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow (2014). In 2015 he co-curated with Cecilia Fajardo-Hill the 19th Bienal Paiz: Trans-visible and was the recipient of the 2019 Independent Curators International/CPPC Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean. Ramirez is currently working on an exhibition of Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa for the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design in San José, Costa Rica to be opened by the end of 2020. His interests rely on questions of coloniality, translation and indigenous/non-western cultures. 

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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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