Nature–Culture–Sustainability Studies

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Francisco Guevara | How Do We Move From Here? Art Practices in Time and Space

Virtual Lecture

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Francisco Guevara is a visual artist and curator based in Mexico, Peru and Italy. He specializes in Levinasian ethics applied to the design of cross-cultural artistic projects, and the analysis of performativity in contemporary art practices. His experience spans more than 20 years of designing, curating, and managing art projects through visual arts education, and international cooperation to promote social change. His essays and critical texts focusing on contemporary art practices and the artist residency field have been featured in numerous international publications. As a visual artist, Francisco Guevara investigates the historical construction of the differentiation processes and its relationship with the performativity of identity. Guevara holds a degree in Cooperation and Development in the Fields of education, science and culture from UNED/OEI/CIDEAL, and a postgraduate degree in Cultural Management and Communication from FLACSO. He studied art historiography at the University of New Mexico, focusing on race, gender, class in the writing of art history. As of 2009, Guevara is co-founder and Co-Executive Director of Arquetopia, a non-profit foundation and transnational artist residency program promoting Development and social transformation through educational, artistic, and cultural programs.