Anna Manubens is an independent curator, writer, and producer with a preference for hybrid roles at the intersection between research, public programming, close project development, and exhibition-making. Before moving back to Barcelona in 2017, she was Head of Public Programmes at the CAPC Musée d’art contemporain in Bordeaux. She had previously combined her independent activity as a curator and programmer with teaching at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) and part-time curator position at the Belgian artist-run organisation, Auguste Orts, dedicated to the production of, and thinking around artists’ films. With Auguste Orts, she was the founding project manager of On & For Production a European collaboration project dedicated to facilitating the development and production of artists’moving image through the conception of new working frameworks and peer-to-peer exchange formats.
Her recent curatorial projects include Wendelien van Oldenborgh.Tono lengua boca (Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, on until January 2020) entre, hacia, hasta, para, por, según, sin (Espai d’Art Contemporani, Castelló, 2019); Les Escenes. 25 years later (La Capella, Barcelona, 2019); Hacer cuerpo con la máquina: Joachim Koester, (Blue Project Foundation, Barcelona, 2016); Visceral Blue (La Capella; Barcelona, 2016) and Moving Image Contours (Tabakalera, San Sebastián, 2015), among others.
She was the artistic director of LOOP for the editions of 2011 and 2012 and is currently a professor at the Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola, a new international centre for the research and practice of cinema in San Sebastián.
Last update: November 11th, 2019