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Marta Ramos Yzquierdo

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Curator, Moderator

Marta Ramos-Yzquierdo is an art historian from the UCM, Madrid, MA in Cultural
Management from Instituto Ortega y Gasset, and she is part as curator of the ICI New York
(Bogotá, 2013). After five years living in Chile, in 2009 she moved to Brazil where she was
director of Galeria Baró. Between August 2012 and July 2013 she was appointed director
of the independent art center Pivô. Back in Spain, she has run the LOOP Fair 2017.
Nowadays she is living in Barcelona, where she continues working in her researches and
new projects.
As a researcher, Ramos is developing the research Artist working, (thinking on) new
economies, about the labor conditions in the contemporary art. She was also part of History
in display (WT), a collaborative project with contemporary artists on critical insertion in
Brazilian museums. Following these two lines of investigation, Ramos curated ; Error as a
star; Sublime and Dystopia, Ícaro Lira: General Field, and WORK – DO +, in São Paulo,
Brazil; History is written by the victors, Felipe Ehrenberg 67//15 and its public
program Visual scores; and After, Despois, Según, in Madrid, Spain; Rafa Munárriz, Sulla
curva chiusa en la Galeria Macca, Cagliari, Italy; The way you read a book is different to
how I tell you a story, at Jahn und Jahn, Munich, Germany; and Applications of the various
flow theories, with Carlos Amorales and Los Torreznos as guests in Buenos Aires,
Argentina.
Ramos writes texts for artists –Ricardo Alcaide, Marlon de Azambuja, Alberto Casari,
Cristina Garrido, Julius Heinemann, Victor Leguy, Bruno Moreschi, Yoshua Okón, Sara
Ramo, Flora Rebollo, Matheus Rocha Pitta, Sara&André, Tercerunquinto or Fábio
Tremonte among others– and she also for magazines as Arte al día, arthishock and a-
desk.org.