Academic management

Marina Garcés

She is a philosopher and lectures at the Catalan Open University. Her work centres on the sphere of politics and critical thought, and on the need to construct a philosophical voice able to appeal and commit. To this end she develops her philosophy as a broad experimentation with ideas, learning and forms of intervention in the modern world. Among others, she is the author of the books Un mundo común (A common world, Edicions Bellaterra, 2013), Filosofía inacabada (Unfinished philosophy, Galaxia Gutenberg 2015) and Fuera de clase. Textos de filosofía de guerrilla (Outside class: texts on guerrilla philosophy, Galaxia Gutenberg, 2016), Nueva Ilustración radical (New radical enlightenment, Anagrama, 2017) and Ciudad Princesa (Princess city, Galaxia Gutenberg, 2018). Since 2002 she has promoted and coordinated the Espai en Blanc (Blank Space) project, a collective opting for a committed, practical and experimental relationship with philosophical thought.

Yayo Herrero

Anthropologist, social educator and technical agricultural engineer. She works as a professor and collaborator with the UNESCO Chair in Environmental Education and Sustainable Development (UNED) and is a founding partner of the Garúa Cooperative. A leading researcher in eco-feminism and amongst European eco-socialists, she has participated in various social initiatives to defend human rights and social ecology, a field where she has published more than twenty books and various articles. She was general director of the FUHEM foundation from 2012 to 2018 and coordinator of the Centro Complutense de Estudios e Información Medioambiental of the General Foundation of the Estudios e Información Medioambiental, at the Fundación General Universidad Complutense de Madrid, from 2009 to 2012. A member of the publishing board of Hegoa and the editorial board of Papeles, she was also the confederal coordinator of Ecologistas en Acción, from 2005 to 2014.

Pablo Martínez

He has worked as head of programmes at the MACBA since 2016. He has been in charge of Education and Public Activities at the CA2M (2009-2016) and associate lecturer in the History of Contemporary Art at the Fine Arts faculty of the Complutense University of Madrid (2011-2015). He edits the et al. series of essays (MACBA-Arcàdia). His lines of research include educational work with the body, as well as research into the power of images to produce political subjectivity. He is editorial secretary of the research journal Re-visiones and a member of the research and action group on education, art and cultural practices Las Lindes. He has edited published publications including Arte actual. Lecturas para un espectador inquieto (Art today: readings for a concerned spectator, CA2M, 2011) and No sabíamos lo que hacíamos. Lecturas para una educación situada (We didn’t know what we were doing: readings for a situated education, CA2M, 2016); he has curated exhibitions by Werker (2014) and Adelita Husni-Bey (2016), and has collaborated in numerous collective publications including Visualidades críticas y ecologías culturales (Critical visualities and cultural ecologies, Brumaria, 2018), Patricia Esquivias. A veces decorado (Patricia Esquivias: sometimes decorated, CA2M, 2016), Willem de Rooij. Index (Koenig Books, 2016) and Pensar la Imagen, Pensar con Imágenes (Thinking the Image, Thinking with Images, Delirio, 2014).


Academic co-ordination

Ingrid Blanco

Academic secretariat

Cristina Mercadé
pei [at] macba [dot] cat


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