Jorge Ribalta


(Barcelona, 1963) is an artist, critic and curator. Since 1999 he is Head of Public Programs at MACBA. Has made solo shows in galleries Zabriskie, New York (1994, 2000) and Paris (1996) and Estrany-De la Mota (Barcelona,1998).
Has participated in many group shows, such as: Anys 90, Distància Zero (Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, 1994), New Photography 10 (MOMA, New York, 1994) and Fragments (MACBA, Barcelona, 1996). Has curated the exhibitions Domini Públic (Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, 1994), El Carrer. Joan Colom a la Sala Aixelà, 1961 (MNAC, Barcelona, 1999) and Procesos Documentales. Imagen testimonial, subalternidad y esfera pública (La Capella, Barcelona, 2001).
He is co-editor of the book Indiferencia y singularidad. La fotografía en el pensamiento artístico contemporáneo (MACBA, Barcelona, 1997, second edition Gustavo Gili, Barcelona, 2003). Editor of the books Servicio Público. Conversaciones sobre financiación pública y arte contemporáneo (UAAV-Universidad de Salamanca, 1998) and Efecto real. Debates posmodernos sobre la fotografía (Gustavo Gili, 2004). Has contributed to newspapers (La Vanguardia), magazines (Parachute) and catalogues.

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