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Jaime Vindel

is PhD in Art History and Master in Philosophy and Social Sciences. He is currently working as researcher for the Ramón y Cajal (2018) Program at the Institute of History of the Spanish National Research Council, developing the project “Fossil Aesthetics: a political ecology of art history, visual culture and cultural imaginaries during industrial modernity” (PIE, ref. 202010E005). He coordinates the “Cultural Ecologies” module of the Independent Studies Program at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) in Barcelona and has authored books such as Estética fósil. Imaginarios de la energía y crisis ecosocial (Arcadia, 2020), La Familia Lavapiés: arte, cultura e izquierda radical en la transición española (La Bahía, 2019), Transparente opacidad. Arte conceptual en los límites del lenguaje y la política (Brumaria, 2015, 2016 and 2019) and La vida por asalto: arte, política e historia en Argentina entre 1965 y 2001 (Brumaria, 2014). He has also edited collective volumes such as Visualidades críticas y ecologías culturales (Brumaria, 2018) and, together with Jesús Carrillo, the issue dedicated to art criticism within the collection Desacuerdos. Sobre arte, política y esfera pública en el Estado español (MACBA, 2014). He is a member of the Network Conceptualismos del Sur, a research platform on emerging artistic-political practices in Latin America since the 1960s, which generated the edition of Desinventario: esquirlas de Tucumán Arde en el Archivo Graciela Carnevale (Ocholibros, 2015) and Archivo CADA. Astucia práctica y potencias de lo común (Ocholibros, 2019).
Other texts by Jaime Vindel for DIAPHANES
  • global ecology
  • resistance
  • artistic practice
  • politics
  • rhetoric / elocution
  • contemporary art