Martí Peran is Professor of Art Theory at the University of Barcelona, as well as an art critic and exhibition curator. He has co-edited a number of publications, among them Transversal. Revista de cultura contemporània (1996-2002) and Roulotte (2006-13), and has contributed to specialist journals such as Artforum International and Exit Express. He has taught workshops on criticism and curating in various institutions. He is a co-director of the curatorial training platform On Mediation ( He has given seminars and lectures at museums and universities, among them, MACBA, Barcelona; MNCARS, Madrid; USP, São Paulo; Triennale di Milano, Milan; CCEBA, Buenos Aires; Townhouse, Cairo; Contemporary Art Center, Larissa; New York University; Art Beijing; and Jeu de Paume, Paris. Between 2001 and 2009, he was the director of the international exchange Roundabout Encounter Program between Barcelona and other cities (Mexico City, Jerusalem, Istanbul, Santiago de Chile, Bangkok and Reykjavik). 

He has curated numerous exhibitions, including Arquitectures per a l’esdeveniment, EACC, 2002; Mira cómo se mueven. 4 ideas sobre movilidad, Fundación Telefónica, 2005; GlasKultur. Què va passar amb la transparència?, Koldo Mitxelena/La Panera, 2006; Post-it City. Ciutats ocasionals, CCCB, 2008, and international tour 2009-12; After Architecture. Tipologies del després, Arts Santa Mònica, 2009; and Això no és un museu, international tour 2011-15. In the 2015-16 season, he developed the programme at Fabra i Coats. Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (Futurs abandonats. Demà ja era la qüestió; After Landscape. Ciutats copiades; and Indisposició general. Assaig sobre la fatiga).