INSITE Journal
Carles Guerra

Carles Guerra is an art critic, teacher, and researcher. He has been director of the Photographic Spring of Catalonia festival, director of the Virreina Centre de la Imatge, chief curator of the Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) and, between 2015 and 2020, director of the Fundació Antoni Tàpies. In addition to an extensive list of monographic exhibitions that include artists such as Perejaume, Joaquim Jordà, Xavier Ribas, Ahlam Shibli, Art & Language, Allan Sekula, Susan Meiselas, Harun Farocki, Oriol Vilanova, and Ariella Aïsha Azoulay, Guerra has curated projects such as 1979: A Monument to Radical Moments and Antoni Tàpies: Political Biography, with whom he has tried to respond to the legacy of modernity from the urgent need to articulate a potential history. His research has delved into the field of dialogic practices in the fields of art and visual culture.