Jesús Carrillo

Jesús Carrillo is Professor of Contemporary Art History at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He has a BA in History of Art from Universidad de Murcia; an MA on Historical Studies from the Warburg Institute, London; and a PhD from King's College, University of Cambridge.

He was General Director of Programmes and Public Activities of the City of Madrid from July 2015 to March 2016, Head of the Department of Cultural Programmes at the Museo Reina Sofía from 2008 to 2014, and a member of the Editorial Board of L'Internationale from 2013 to December 2014. He is also curator of L'Internationale's Glossary of Common Knowledge.

He combines the analysis of contemporary culture and cultural institutions with a critical reading of historical narratives of art. He has published: Arte en la Red (Cátedra, Madrid, 2004), Naturaleza e Imperio (12 calles, Madrid, 2004) and Tecnología e Imperio (Nivola, Madrid, 2003); and has edited: Modos de hacer: arte crítico, esfera pública y acción directa (Ediciones de la Universidad de Salamanca, 2001), Tendencias del Arte. Arte de Tendencias (Cátedra, Madrid, 2003), Desacuerdos: sobre arte, políticas y esfera pública en el Estado español, Vols 1, 2, 3 and 4 (MACBA, Barcelona, 2004-2007), Douglas Crimp: Posiciones críticas (Akal, Madrid, 2005), and Martha Rosler. Imágenes Públicas (Gustavo Gili, Barcelona, 2008).