BAR talk: Lorenzo Sandoval, Emanuele Guidi and Robert Leckie

Thursday January 21, 06:30pm
Fundació Antoni Tàpies*, Barcelona

Visiting curators Emanuele Guidi (artistic director ar/ge kunst, Bolzano), Robert Leckie (exhibition curator at Gasworks, London) and Lorenzo Sandoval (independent curator) will talk about their curatorial practice and on-going projects.

Emanuele Guidi (1978) is an independent curator and, since July 2013, the artistic director at the kunstverein ar/ge kunst (Bolzano, Italy). Previous projects include a.o.: How to Tell a Story (DEPO, Istanbul 2013, with C. Larqué); Between Form and Movements (Galleria E. Astuni, Bologna, 2012); Rehearsing Collectivity – Choreography Beyond Dance (Tanzfabrik, Berlin, 2011, with E. Basteri, E. Ricci and A. Giannotti); Collective Body (Liquid Loft, Vienna, 2010, curated with A. Giannotti). Among his edited publications: Negus, Invernomuto, Humboldt Books, Milan, 2014; Rehearsing Collectivity,Argobooks, Berlin, 2012(with E. Basteri, E. Ricci); Between Form and Movements, Bologna, 2012; Urban Makers, Parallel Narratives of Grassroots Practices and Tensions, bbooks, Berlin, 2008.

Robert Leckie is currently exhibitions curator at Gasworks. He studied Performance and Visual Arts at the University of Brighton and Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art, London. He has recently (co-) curated the following exhibitions and events: Human Capital at Virreina Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona (2012), Eric Baudelaire’s solo exhibition The Anabasis of May and Fusako Shigenobu and 27 Years Without Images (2012) and All I Can See is the Management (2011), both at Gasworks.

Lorenzo Sandoval (Madrid, 1980) works in the crossing points of artistic practice, curatorial processes and spatial design. He holds a B.F.A and a Masters in Photography, Art and Technology from the UPV (Valencia, Spain). Sandoval has attended international residencies in Berlin, Portugal and Kenia. He was production manager of the EACC (Castellón, Spain). Within Transeuropa Festival, Sandoval organized the project ‘Visualizing Transnationalism’ together with Emanuele Guidi. Sandoval has won several curatorial prizes such as: Inéditos, with ‘Around Is Impossible. An Exploration Of The Unexpected In the Cartographical Systems Of Goggle’, in La Casa Encendida (2011), The Can Felipa Curatorial price with ‘(…) Science, Territory and Subjective Narratives‘ and Curatorial open call 2012 with ‘Case Report‘ in Nogueras Blanchard. He has curated ‘The Rescue of the Effects, Notes For a Theory of The Reader‘ at General Public (2012); ‘Field Studies‘ (2012), ‘Osmosis‘, together with Gabriela Acha, ClubTransmediale Vorspeil and ‘Disruptive Patterns. Plans, Plots and Movements‘at Altes Finanzamt. He has participated in shows such as at ‘‘ at Instituto Cervantes (2012), ‘Say it Loud. On Words and Actions‘ at District (2012) and ‘Handlungsbereitschaft‘, Motorenhalle, Dresden, (2013). He presented the project ‘Office Party. Multidimensional Spectrum of Voices‘ at Rosa Santos Gallery (Valencia) and Kinderhook&Caracas (Berlin). In collaboration with Susanne Husse, he has developed ‘dissident desire‘ at District (Berlin). ‘Mutant Matters’, produced together with S.T.I.F.F., was commissioned by Savvy Contemporary (Berlin) and presented at ar/ge Kunst (Bolzano). With Emanuele Guidi, Sandoval is developing the project ‘Spaces of Anticipation‘. His most recent project is The Institute for Endotic Research, a fictional institution with an operative program.