Encounters, Together Apart
Javier Martín Jiménez virtually visits ´ace as part of the Together Apart Program: Futuro (cohort in Spanish). We are honored by his presence and enthusiasm to work with the group of Latin American artists. He will enrich the cohort with his vision as a curator about the future of art and its spaces for development.
Curator of exhibitions and cultural manager, Javier is currently Resident Curator of the Center for Contemporary Culture Conde Duque. Within his duties, he is responsible for the programming of the Sala de Bóvedas, the program of artistic interventions in the central and southern patios, and different cycles of public programs (performance, mediation and training activities).
From September 2015 to September 2019, he has been Art Advisor to the Department of Culture, Tourism and Sports of the Community of Madrid. Among other tasks, he was jointly responsible for the exhibition programming of the Alcalá 31, Canal de Isabel II, or Young Art Hall, as well as the Itinerant Network; of the programs of promotion and diffusion of the arts of the Community of Madrid (lines of aid and subsidies, programs of support to artists and curators, programs of support and revitalization of the regional creative context, programs of theoretical investigation); of the didactic, educational and training programs linked to rooms and museums dependent on the General Directorate for Cultural Promotion.
Previously, he was founder in 2002 and Director until 2015 of the association Hablar en Arte, a cultural entity based in Madrid. It functions as an independent platform for projects such as Curators’ Network, Jugada a 3 banda, Empower Parents and Sweet Home Residences.
He has been the general coordinator of PHotoEspaña 2007, a festival where he was previously director of activities (PHE06 and PHE05). Previously, he was the editorial coordinator of the Doce Notas Magazine and a contributor to specialized publications such as Lápiz and Sublime.
1978, Madrid, Spain
Resident Curator of the Center for Contemporary Culture Condeduque. Madrid, Spain
2000 | Graduated in Art History from the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
Other curatorial works
He has curated, among others, the exhibitions:
2015 | La Isla Utopía. Casa de Velázquez, Madrid, Spain
2014 | The Conquest of the Impossible. Mogosoaia Cultural Center, Bucharest, Romania
2014 | Finland? (together with Sören Meschede) Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid, Spain
2013-2010 | Intervened Library. A traveling exhibition. Spain
2010-2011 | Reproduction, repetition and claim. Multiplicity in Spanish Emerging Art. Instituto Cervantes. Vienna, Austria; National Brukenthal Museum. Sibiu, Romania; International Center of Graphic Arts (MGLC). Ljubljana, Slovenia; Center for Graphic Art and Visual Researches AKADEMIJA and The Windows Gallery. Belgrade, Serbia; New Museum of Contemporary Art. Zagreb, Croatia
2008 |Under roof. Four stages of intimacy. CA2M Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
2013-2014 | Co-curator in Password: Printmaking. MGLC Ljubljana, Slovenia: FMC Kasterlee; Belgium; MCG Krakow, Poland; CIEC Betanzos, Spain; MMSU Rijeka; TPT Tallinn, Estonia.