Jorge Ribalta

Jorge Ribalta is an artist, researcher, editor and independent curator. He lives and works in Barcelona.

Curator of exhibitions (selection): Jo Spence. Beyond the Perfect Picture. Photography, Subjectivity, Antagonism (MACBA, Barcelona, 2005), Universal Archive. The Condition of the Document and the Modern Photographic Utopia (MACBA, Barcelona, 2008), A Hard, Merciless Light. The Worker-Photography Movement, 1926-1939 (Museum Reina Sofia, Madrid, 2011), and Not Yet. On the Reinvention of Documentary and the Critique of Modernism, 1972-1991 (Museum Reina Sofia, Madrid, 2015).

Editor of the books (selection): Public Photographic Spaces. Propaganda Exhibitions from Pressa to Family of Man, 1928-1955(MACBA, 2009), The Worker Photography Movement, 1926-1939. Essays and Documents (Museum Reina Sofia, Madrid, 2011) and Not Yet. On the Reinvention of Documentary and the Critique of Modernism. Essays and Documents, 1972-1991 (Museum Reina Sofia, Madrid, 2015).

Has been Head of Public Programs at the Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) between 1999 and 2009.

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