Andrea Giunta

Andrea Giunta is Professor at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, where she got her PhD, and is Principal Researcher of the CONICET, Argentina. She is the author of several books on Latin American and International Art, such as Contra el canon. El arte contemporáneo en un mundo sin centro (Siglo XXI, 2020), Feminismo y arte latinoamericano. Historias de artistas que emanciparon el cuerpo (Siglo XXI, 2018), ¿When Does Contemporary Art Begin? (ArteBA 2014), and Avant-Garde, Internationalism and Politics. Argentine Art After the Sixties (Duke University Press, 2007). She was founder director of the Center for Latin American Visual Studies at the University of Texas at Austin (2009-2013) where she hold the Chair in Latin American Art History and Criticism. Visiting Professor at Duke University, Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris, she was awarded with the Guggenheim, Getty, Rockefeller, Harrington fellowships, as Tinker Visiting Professor at Columbia University, Spring 2017, and as Rudolf Arnheim Visiting Professor at Humbold University, Summer 2021. Her essays on Latin American and international postwar art have been published in academic journals, books and catalogue exhibitions in the Americas and Europe. She was curator of the controversial retrospective exhibition on León Ferrari’s works (Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, 2004), co-curator of Verboamérica, permanent collection of Latin American Art at MALBA (2016), and of Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 (Hammer Museum, Brooklyn Museum, and Pinacoteca de Sao Paulo, 2017-2018). Since 2020 she developed several projects responding to the pandemia Covid-19 context as head curator of the Bienal 12, Mercosur, Feminine(s). Visualities, Actions, Affects, (Porto Alegre, 2020), curator of the exhibition Rethinking Everything (Rolf Gallery, Buenos Aires, 2020 and The Rencontres d’Arles photography festival, 2021), and of the exhibition When the World Changes. Questions on Art and Feminism (Centro Cultural Kirchner, Buenos Aires, 2021)

20-22 The Ongoing Biennial Video Recording:

Andrea Giunta In Conversation with Pedro Lasch and Sylvie Fortin