Juan Canela

Juan Canela Journalist

An independent curator and writer, Canela is Artistic Director of ZsONAMACO, Mexico City, and Associate Curator of Matadero Madrid’s Center for Artists in Residence  (2020–2021). He co-founded BAR project in Barcelona in 2012, was the Research and Symposium Associate for osloBIENNALEN First Edition (2019–2024), and a member of the Programme Committee of Hangar, Barcelona (2016–19). He has curated projects at museums and institutions such as Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín; CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles; Centro Cultural de España, Santo Domingo; Fundación Cerezales, León; Tabakalera, San Sebastián; CRAC Alsace, Altkirch; SOMA México, Mexico City; Fundació Miró, Barcelona; and La Ene, Buenos Aires. He has given lectures and workshops at Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Artpace, San Antonio; De Appel, Amsterdam; FLORA ars+natura, Bogota; Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah; Bisagra, Lima; Instituto Di Tella, Buenos Aires; and La Casa Encendida, Madrid. He regularly writes for art magazines such as A*Desk, Babelia, Terremoto, and Mousse.

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