Aimar Arriola

Aimar Arriola is a curator and researcher. He studied at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA), as part of the Independent Studies Programme (PEI), as well as with the Curatorlab programme run by Konstfack University in Stockholm. As an independent agent, he has developed curatorial, research and education projects in a number of different contexts, including: Visual AIDS in New York; Arteleku in San Sebastián; MACBA in Barcelona; CA2M in Madrid; Moderna Museet in Stockholm; Hangar in Barcelona; and Rekalde in Bilbao. Today, as well as being involved in other networks, he is a member of the research platform Equipo re, which brings together policies focusing on memory, identity and archives. In 2012-2013, together with Nancy Garín, he participated in the Research Residencies Programme run by the Reina Sofía Museum, with a proposal focusing on the processes of cultural production that characterise the politics of AIDS. In Fall 2014 he will start his doctoral research at the Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths College, London.