Francisco Navarrete Sitja (1986, Chile), holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Visual Arts from the University of Chile. He is currently a scholar at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA to study the Independent Studies Programme PEI, and belongs to the international network TSOEG “Temporal School of Experimental Geography (UK). He has been working and living in Barcelona since 2015.
He has participated in art residencies at Hangar.org (ES); V2_Lab for Unstable Media (NL); Territorio compartido, Casapoli (CL); O Espaço do Tempo (PT); Centro Huarte (ES); Residencia Tierra (en)cubierta (CL); L’Asilo Filangieri (IT); Festival de Arte Sonoro TSONAMI (CL); Etiopía Centro de Arte y Tecnología (ES); Proyecto Norte (CL); Fundación BilbaoArte (ES); among others. He is currently participating in a programme of residencies and artistic research at La Becque (CH), Centre d’Art i Natura de Farrera (ES) and INCOGNITUM: Circunnavegaciones Contemporáneas (CL/PT).
He has exhibited, individually or collectively, in different socio-cultural and geographical contexts in Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Ecuador, Venezuela, Cuba, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Poland, France, Switzerland, Austria, Holland, United States, Canada, and Australia, among others.